Tag Archives: Royal Navy

Lost at Sea: HMY Iolaire

This past year I have been busy with shipping disasters that tie into the First World War, and this post is about one of them.┬áThis particular tragedy occurred on the 1st of January 1919 and concerns HM Yacht Iolaire. I … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Cemeteries, a retrospective

This morning, while editing my Victoria Cross grave collection, I realised that I had not done a blog post on my visit to Portsmouth Highland Road and Milton Cemeteries, although I had done one on my flying visit to Kingston … Continue reading

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