Postcard of British Submarine attack on Zeebrugge Mole
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|Title||Postcard of British Submarine attack on Zeebrugge Mole|
|Notes||Photograph of Zeebrugge harbour defences partially destroyed by British submarines.|
Photograph of the damage inflicted by HMS C3, commanded by Lt. R. D. Sandford, who lost his life and won the Victoria Cross in the action. Part of the diversionary attack on the Mole mounted during the Zeebrugge Raid, an amphibious assault on the port of Zeebrugge (Belgian coast). The action was intended to stop German submarines using the port as a base.
|Item Date||23rd April 1918|
|Creation place||Zeebrugge, Belgium|
|Item medium||Photographic paper|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Martin Bastone|