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Massacre By Submarine
Episode 346th September 2021 • The BackTracker History Show • The Backtracker
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The Llandovery Castle was travelling to Bristol after taking wounded Canadian servicemen home. She was displaying all the right signals to say she was a Hospital ship but just near the Fastnet lighthouse, she was torpedoed. What happened next angered the world.


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Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Wednesday 13 July 1921

Aberdeen Press and Journal - Thursday 14 July 1921

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Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 18 July 1921

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Western Daily Press - Wednesday 30 April 1919

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