The Ships of Scapa Flow

A new look at the naval base at Scapa Flow, Orkney, and the ships that have used it and still remain today.

The Ships of Scapa Flow

A new look at the naval base at Scapa Flow, Orkney, and the ships that have used it and still remain today.

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The Ships of Scapa Flow
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Campbell McCutcheon
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-19 - Publisher: Amberley Pub Plc

A new look at the naval base at Scapa Flow, Orkney, and the ships that have used it and still remain today.
Scapa Flow
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Malcolm Brown, Patricia Meehan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-22 - Publisher: The History Press

Scapa Flow, a vast, natural harbour in the Orkney Islands, served as the Royal Navy’s main base during the two world wars, from where ships sailed to the Battle of Jutland in the First and in convoy to northern Russia in the Second. Thousands of men and women saw service
From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow
Language: en
Pages: 460
Authors: Arthur Marder
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-19 - Publisher: Seaforth Publishing

The five volumes that constitute Arthur Marder's From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow represented arguably the finest contribution to the literature of naval history since Alfred Mahan. A J P Taylor wrote that 'his naval history has a unique fascination. To
The Grand Scuttle
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Dan Van Der Vat
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-01 - Publisher: Birlinn

At Scapa Flow on 21 June 1919, there occurred an event unique in naval history. The German High Seas Fleet, one of the most formidable ever built, was deliberately sent to the bottom of the British Grand Fleet's principal anchorage at Orkney by its own officers and men. This book
From Jutland to Junkyard
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: S.C. George
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Birlinn Ltd

The scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow, Orkney on 21 June 1919 on the orders of Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter was one of the most extraordinary events in naval history. To the astonishment of those who witnessed it, one of the most powerful navies in