Verified by WID’s ROV after receiving location and imaging information from RPMNF derived during the 2007 field season. Video verification was cursory as this was first attempt at verification operations for WID, the visual recording indicated that the vessel was possibly the British fleet minesweeper HMS Regulus under Cmd. R. W. D. Thomson. The Regulus rated at over 1000 tons and was reported sunk by a mine in the Corfu Channel on January 12, 1945. The ship was 235′ x 35.5′ x 11,5′, had a normal complement of 100 and was armed with a single 4″ anti-aircraft gun along with four 20 mm. The Regulus was the former Royal Canadian Navy Longbranch, a US Algerian class minesweeper built September 18, 1943.