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A British flotilla commanded by Captain Fox, sights a German flotilla steaming southwards.


A British flotilla commanded by Captain Fox, sights a German flotilla steaming southwards.

Accompanying the light cruiser Undaunted, which Captain Cecil Fox, who was in command of a flotilla, commanded were the destroyers Lance (Commander W de M Egerton) Lennox (Lieut Commander R Dane) Legion (Lieut-Commander Claud F Allsup) and Loyal (Lieut-Commander F Burges Watson) While steaming off the Dutch coast on October 17th 1914, the smoke of four vessels was seen to the north. Captain Fox at once ordered his vessels to clear for action and to give chase at full speed. On sighting them, the enemy turned and fled, and the British vessels dashed forward at over thirty miles an hour, washed from end to end by sea and spray.
Item Code : DTE0427A British flotilla commanded by Captain Fox, sights a German flotilla steaming southwards. - This EditionAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout! Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price!
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PRINT First World War antique black and white book plate published c.1916-18 of glorious acts of heroism during the Great War. This plate may also have text on the reverse side which does not affect the framed side. Title and text describing the event beneath image as shown.

Paper size 10.5 inches x 8.5 inches (27cm x 22cm)none13.00

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