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Stokers Feeding the Furnace of HMS Kent While Chasing and Sinking the Nurnberg by B S Bagdatopulos (P) - artpictures.co.uk

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Stokers Feeding the Furnace of HMS Kent While Chasing and Sinking the Nurnberg by  B S Bagdatopulos (P)


Stokers Feeding the Furnace of HMS Kent While Chasing and Sinking the Nurnberg by B S Bagdatopulos (P)

On December 8th 1914, a German Squadron was defeated by a British Squadron off the Falkland Islands. When von Spees ships were sighted, Admiral Sturdee detailed the armoured cruiser HMS Kent to keep in touch with the Nurnberg, the nearest enemy ship. The Kent was slower in speed and her bunkers were not full, but even if they had been, the added weight would probably have hindered her. To get the most out of her engines, Seamen and others were sent below to help to feed the furnaces and to rush up coal from the bunkers. Later, one of the 6 inch guns thundered out, where upon the stokers, knowing they were at last within range of the Nurnberg, gave a great shout. In recognition of their gallant services Stoker Petty Officer G S Brewer was awarded the DSM.
Item Code : ANT0138PStokers Feeding the Furnace of HMS Kent While Chasing and Sinking the Nurnberg by B S Bagdatopulos (P) - This Edition
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Antique print published c.1918.

Paper size 11 inches x 8.5 inches (28cm x 22cm)none£35.00

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