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'They pay me to be an Admiral…' or 'The Escape of the Goeben'


Several months after her commissioning in 1912, Goeben, with the light cruiser Breslau, formed the German Mediterranean Division. After the outbreak of World War I  Goeben and Breslau bombarded positions in North Africa and then evaded British naval forces in the Mediterranean and reached Constantinople. The two ships were transferred to the Ott...

Dr Scott Lindgren - 'A Series of Unfortunate Events: the Battle of Coronel, 1914'


Scott will be making a welcome return to the branch and giving us a further talk on the 1914 naval campaign. On 1 November the German East Asia Squadron would be met by a small squadron of Royal Navy cruisers under Christopher Craddock, with a heavy defeat for the British force. This talk examines the engagement, its background and surrounding c...