Loss of the Troopship Birkenhead – Glyn Evans
18 April 2019 @ 12:30


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