The First World War in Objects

A portrait of Lieutenant Commander Young.

The Zeebrugge Raid on St George’s Day 1918, was a costly affair. A total of 176 men lost their lives, with 412 wounded and 49 missing. In addition, as well as the deliberate scuttling of three obsolete cruisers and one submarine, there were the unplanned losses of one destroyer, HMS North Star, and two motor launches, ML 110 and ML 424.


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