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'Hancock's Quest' (1914) with Kevin Patience


A presentation by Kevin Patience. This is the story of an outdated British cruiser undergoing repairs in Zanzibar on the east coast of Africa on 20 September 1914, and a Devon born lad James Hancock who as a Stoker aboard the ship was killed in action when the ship was shelled and sunk by the German cruiser Konigsberg.   This was one of the Royal…