When:
18 April 2019 @ 12:30
2019-04-18T12:30:00+01:00
2019-04-18T12:45:00+01:00
Where:
Athenaeum Club
18 Church Alley
Liverpool, L1 3DD
UK

‘In February 1852 the troopship Birkenhead hit a submerged rock at dead of night and sank in twenty minutes. To prevent lifeboats containing women from being swamped, the order ‘Stand Fast’ was given to the troops. This talk tells of the mistakes that cost 445 lives and the miracles that saved 193 ’