Lieutenant DOyly-Hughes Brought In To His Ship On His Return From His Exploit.
When he reached the beach, Lieutenant DOyly-Hughes plunged into the seas in his clothes and swam out to where he expected his ship to be. It had moved, however, and he was compelled to return and hide on the shore. At dawn he left everything behind and swam along the hopes of finding the ship, blowing his whistle at intervals to announce his whereabouts. On rounding a cliff he observed what he thought were Turkish boats making out from shore towards him. He immediately made for the beach again, where he discovered that the cause of his fears was his own ship. A last short swim, exhausted though he was, brought to safety among his men.
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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)||none||£13.00|
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