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The sinking of HMS Hawke : 15 October 1914


Margaret Lyness died on 10 April 1987 and with her went one of the last connections with a major incident in the early weeks of the war. Margaret was born on 16 March 1915 and christened 'Margaret Hawke'. Her parents were Joyce (an unusual name for a man) and Maggie Power. What is striking is the middle name that was chosen for Margaret. She was...

ONLINE: 'How the 10th Cruiser Squadron won the War' by Dr Graham Kemp


Image courtesy IWM/Collections: SP 1074 The armed merchant cruiser MOREA of the 10th Cruiser Squadron About the talk: During the First World War the 10th Cruiser Squadron operated the Northern Patrol, checking trade routes to Germany. This talk looks at the Allied Blockade of 1914-19 and tells how the Allies defeated Germany by siege/economic wa...