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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.

The EDERNIAN and Her Crew
UB 91 Cardiff
A Blaenavon ‘Collier’s Boy’ and the UB 91
HOPEMOUNT crew
Cardiff’s War at Sea