Tag Archives: Royal Navy

Four Ships Week

Regular readers will know that I have slowly been adding in reminders about important dates in South African naval history. The most prominent being in February when I commemorate Three Ships Month. Sadly though, it does not all end with … Continue reading

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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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