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U-Boats in the Irish Sea

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There were wider implications to the three German officers’ escape attempt. In March 1915 Bernd Wegener, Captain of the U 27, pioneered a new route via the North Channel separating Northern Ireland from Scotland to test the feasibility of the escape. This opened the Irish Sea to enemy U-boat patrols.

This tribute was suggested by Thomas Jeffers, the Home Front Museum, Llandudno, and the attendees of the Research Afternoon, 5 June 2018. In association with CONWY County Borough Council.

Dyffryn Aled main building
Escape from Dyffryn Aled
U-boat at Swansea
The Legacy of the War at Sea: U-Boat Scrapping at Swansea
View of Barmouth harbour
Barmouth and the War at Sea