Battle of the Atlantic: Divers explore the Bedfordshire

Discussion in 'History' started by soleil, Aug 22, 2009.

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  1. I have visited the small graveyard where the bodies are buried. The site is maintained by the local Coastguard Station and was flying the White Ensign when I was there. The land for the graveyard is UK territory as it was donated to us by the State of South Carolina.
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    This subject is close to my heart and I'm glad to hear that NOAA is treating the wreck sympathetically. This reference, including photos, may be of interest to you:

    Sadly, so may this one:

    This excerpt from pp 116-7 of 'Lilliput Fleet' (1957) by A. Cecil Hampshire provides more background:


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