Massacre of Ships

A news report on the BBC website today remembers the centenary of a wartime “massacre of ships”.

One night in September 1916, 19 fishing boats from Scarborough were sent to the bottom one by one. However, all 126 lives were spared due to the compassionate actions of the German U-boat crew.

Here’s the full story: BBC News Report

In August 2007,  a small team dived one of the wrecks, 76m deep in the North Sea. Here’s real-time video of Colin and I finding the bell of the Otter.


Images and words by Andy

Otter dive team: Colin Bell, Mally Jenkinson, Tim Lamplough, Andrew Oliver and myself.

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