"Scapa Flow - Salvaging the German Navy"

  • 07 Nov 2017
  • 20:30 - 23:00
  • Papercourt

A talk by Kevin Patience.

The story behind the Royal Navy’s Dreadnought battleships and the naval arms race that led to the Battle of Jutland in 1916. In 1919 seventy four German warships were scuttled at Scapa Flow in Orkney by their crews, and Ernest Cox took on the largest salvage operation in history.

Organiser: Bill Wood-Roe

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