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Ship of the Day from Conway Books

This is said to be the last known photograph of the Lusitania taken in 1915 before she was sunk by a German U-boat during World War I, and it comes from Conway Books’ splendid Ship of the Day series. As its name … Continue reading

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A Southwold memorial explained

[ad#intheboatshed-post] UK Home Built Boat Rally member John Lockwood has been in touch with a photo of the ship commanded by brave Captain David W Simpson MBE when he met his death. Captain Simpson is today remembered by a memorial … Continue reading

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