Saturday, 24 June 2017

Crewmember of British battleship HMS Queen condemned to ímprisonment according to the Dutch newspaper Het nieuws van de dag voor Nederlandsch-Indië dated 25 May 1914

An item reported that a signalman of the British battleship Queen was condemned to 4 years prison while he stole the code of signals.(1)

1. The Queen part of the London or Queen-class a sub-class of the Formidable-class, laid down at the Devonport Dockyard on 12 March 1901, launched on 8 March 1902, completed in march 1904, commissioned on 7 April 1904, decommissioned in November 1919 and sold to be broken up in 4 September 1920.