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Blue Water Scarlet Tide (PB/K)

John Danielski has a new book in his Royal Marine series, Blue Water Scarlet Tide, available for pre-order. It will be released for kindle download worldwide on 23 January 2017 and in paperback a day later. 187 more words

Books

Saturday 17 February 1917 - We Lost 1,444

W H S S Douglas-Willan

The Q-Ship HMS Farnborough (Lieutenant Commander G Campbell) sinks the submarine U83 by gunfire southwest of Ireland.

Today’s losses include: 514 more words

Artillery

News Round-Up – February 16th 2017

Here are some of the latest British military news stories making the headlines this past week.

General News

Nato defence spending target met, government insists… 174 more words

Military

News Round-Up – February 8th 2017

Here are some of the latest British military news stories making the headlines this past week.

General News

Spiralling cost of UK defence projects signals hard choices… 274 more words

Military

Friday 2 February 1917 - We Lost 359

HM Trawler Cotsmuir (Skipper James Butler, Royal Naval Reserve) disappears on a passage from Tyne to Humber. There are no survivors and no bodies are ever found. 297 more words

Gallipoli

Royal Marines given the freedom of Wandsworth

Families watched with joy as volunteers from the Royal Marine Reservists paraded through Wandsworth town centre on Saturday celebrating their Freedom of the Borough award. 173 more words

News

Thursday 25 January 1917 - We Lost 993

German warships raid the Suffolk coast causing some loss of life.

The armed merchant cruiser HMS Laurentic leaves Bucrana at 17:00 bound for Halifax with a secret cargo of five million pounds sterling of gold bullion (3,211 gold bars) to pay for munitions. 501 more words

Royal Navy