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Ostend and Zeebrugge, April 23: May 19 1918

Terry Charles Sanford

Ostend and Zeebrugge, April 23: May 19 1918

the dispatches of Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes; and other narratives of the operations.

by Terry Charles Sanford

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Published by Oxf. Univ. Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives,
  • Ostend Raid,
  • Zeebrugge Raid

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. pl., plan, table.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16666559M

    The Zeebrugge Raid, Belgium April April More details about: The First World War   On the community cemetary is burried Lieutenant Commander George Nicholson Bradford VC of the troops on the HMS Iris, one of the ships who took part at the British raid on St Georges Day in the night of april on the harbour of Zeebrugge and Ostend. He .


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Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup Ostend and Zeebrugge, April Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Pages:   On 23 April the British raided Zeebrugge and Ostend with the intention of blocking the entrances to the canals linking the German destroyer and U-boat base at Bruges to the sea.

These bases had been bombarded a number of times since August [1] Vice Admiral Roger Keyes succeeded Vice Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon in. Full text of "Ostend and Zeebrugge, April ;" See other formats. Title: Zeebrugge - 23 April Publisher: Ballantine Books, NY.

Part of Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, this is Battle Book No. Loads of B&W photos. pages. We use the traditional book grading system of (from best to worst): As Seller Rating: % positive.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Keyes, Roger, Ostend and Zeebrugge, April London, New York [etc.] Oxford University Press, H. The First Ostend Raid (part of Operation ZO) was the first of two attacks by the Royal Navy on the German-held port of Ostend during the late spring of during the First World was attacked in conjunction with the neighbouring harbour of Zeebrugge on 23 April in order to block the vital strategic port of Bruges, situated 6 mi ( nmi; km) inland and ideally sited to Location: Ostend, Belgium, Coordinates:.

The Zeebrugge Raid (Dutch: Aanval op de haven van Zeebrugge; French: Raid sur Zeebruges) on 23 Aprilwas an attempt by the Royal Navy to block the Belgian port of British intended to sink obsolete ships in the canal entrance, to prevent German vessels from leaving port.

The port was used by the Imperial German Navy as a base for U Location: Zeebrugge, Belgium. HMS Vindictive was sunk as a block-ship at Ostend Harbour, Belgium, during a raid on 10 May The blocking of the harbour entrance was only partially successful.

Her wreck was raised on 16 August and subsequently broken up. Steve Given collection HMS Vindictive was sunk as a block-ship at Ostend Harbour, Belgium, during a raid on 10 May   VC Ballot. Zeebrugge/Ostend April Remembered Today: Sign in to Further details are included in the book "The Zeebrugge Raid 'The Finest Feat of Arms', by Paul Kendall, which I can thoroughly recommend.

John Holbrook, 2nd Bn, Welsh Regiment, Died of Wounds 26 Julyburied Heilly Station Cemetery, II D 11 aged 19 according. On the night of April the Royal Navy carried out a raid on the German held ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend operation Z-O.

Under the cover of clouds and smoke, over 70 ships and an assault force of 1, Royal Marines embarked on a daring mission which involved a vicious battle of incredible intensity/5(11).

He is writing about every RMLI and RMA personnel who took part in the Zeebrugge Raid. My work is a general work, that focuses on the raids on Zeebrugge () and Ostend ( and ) with accounts of the men from all the services (the RN, RNVR, RNAS, RAN, RE, RMLI and RMA) that took part in the operation.

The action at Zeebrugge and associated operation at Ostend appear to have more in common with some of the special operations of the Second World War, in particular the St Nazaire Raid (28 March ), than those more commonly associated with The plan was the brainchild of Vice Admiral Roger Keyes, commander of the Dover Patrol.

Ostend and Zeebrugge, April 23 – May 19the dispatches of Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes; and other narratives of the operations Photographs of H.M. vessels & auxiliaries and other objects taken from the air.

The Second Ostend Raid (officially known as Operation VS) was the later of two failed attempts made during the spring of by the United Kingdom's Royal Navy to block the channels leading to the Belgian port of Ostend as a part of its conflict with the German Empire during World War German Navy had used the port since as a base for their U-boat activities.

Ostend and Zeebrugge, April 23– The Dispatches of Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes and Other Narratives of the Operations. London: Oxford University Press, Tirpitz. On the night of 22–23 April the Royal Navy carried out a raid on the German held ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend – Operation Z-O. Under the cover of clouds and smoke, over 70 ships and an assault force of 1, Royal Marines embarked on a daring mission which involved a vicious battle of incredible intensity/5(11).

Kiel and Jutland Merchantmen-at arms, the British merchants' service in the War More sea fights of the Great War My Memoirs, by Admiral von Tirpitz Naval power in the war Open boats Ostend and Zeebrugge, April 23 - May 19the dispatches of Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes; and other narratives of the operations On the night of April the Royal Navy carried out a raid on the German held ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend - Operation Z-O.

Under the cover of clouds and smoke, over 70 ships and an assault force of 1, Royal Marines embarked on a daring mission which involved a vicious battle of incredible intensity/5(12). The British raid on Zeebrugge and Ostend on 23 April was intended to block the entrances to the canals linking the German destroyer and U-boat base at Bruges to the sea.

The failure at Ostend led Vice Admiral Roger Keyes, commander of the Dover Patrol, to plan another attack on planned to use the old cruiser HMS Vindictive, which had carried. Zeebrugge and Ostend Raids: One hundredth anniversary Today marks the one hundredth anniversary of the raids on Zeebrugge and Ostend.

The main purpose of the raids was to block the seaward exits of the canals that linked Bruges to the sea, and to prevent the German submarines and destroyers that were based there from gaining access to the. St George’s Day, 23 Aprilwas chosen for the raid on Zeebrugge harbour.

The day before a special service was held at the Holy Trinity Church in the Pier District and was attended by Keyes, who was to command the mission from his flagship HMS Warwick. The Blocking of Zeebrugge: Operation Z-O (Raid): : Prince, Stephen, Rava, Giuseppe, Spedaliere, Donato: Libros en idiomas extranjeros/5(11).

British and naval squadrons raid Zeebrugge and Ostend, blocking U- boat channel with two ships loaded with cement; destroyers blow lock gates; the attack on Ostend was not so successful. May Alien property taken over by American Government. Zeebrugge, a naval operation conducted against the Flanders coast on Aprilaimed at closing off the Belgian port of Bruges from use as a base for German submarines.

The port itself lay thirteen kilometres inland, its access to the sea being via a ship canal exiting at Zeebrugge or a series of minor waterways leading into Ostend harbour.

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Published monthly, Britain at War is dedicated to exploring every aspect of Britain’s involvement in conflicts from the turn of the 20th century through to modern day. From World War I to the 5/5(4). The five blockship used during the Zeebrugge and Ostend Raids on 23rd April were all drawn from the Apollo-class of 2nd class Protected were twenty-one ships in the class plus eight of the slightly modified Astrea-class, and they were built between and On the night of April the Royal Navy carried out a raid on the German held ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend - Operation Z-O.

Under the cover of clouds and smoke, over 70 ships and an assault force of 1, Royal Marines embarked on a daring mission which involved a vicious battle of incredible intensity. However, despite the gallant and courageous efforts of the. Kiel and Jutland. Merchantmen-at arms, the British merchants' service in the War.

More sea fights of the Great War. My Memoirs, by Admiral von Tirpitz. Naval power in the war Open boats. Ostend and Zeebrugge, April 23 - May 19the dispatches of Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes; and other narratives of the. In the event the Ostend raid, both on 23rd April and when attempted later on 9th/10th May, failed through unpredictable hazards.

Nevertheless it should not be overlooked that as much courage and ingenuity went into the Ostend raids as did into Zeebrugge. The core of the Zeebrugge problem was the Mole itself.

Every year on 23 rd April Dover remembers with thanks and honours the men who fought and died during the raid on the mole at Zeebrugge on that day in The current Covid restrictions mean that the traditional commemorations cannot take place.

This year we are protecting the vulnerable in our community including our veterans and the young people of our. On the night of Aprilthe Royal Navy (RN) carried out an audacious raid on the German-held ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend in occupied Belgium.

The purpose of the raids was to render the ports unusable as U-boat and destroyer bases. The plan was to steam three obsolete cruisers through the harbour and sink them as blockships in the. Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Admiral William S.

Benson, Chief of Naval Operations. May 17th. My dear Admiral, Mails have been very irregular lately, without much advance warning, and in addition to this times have been pretty strenuous, and the final result is that I have not written you as.

May 4 Yankees set record with 8 sacrifices, beat Red Sox's Babe Ruth ; May 10 HMS Vindictive sunk to block entrance of Ostend Harbor; May 11 44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in ; May 13 1st US airmail stamps issued (24 cents) May 14 Sunday baseball is made legal in Washington, D.C.

One of the most dramatic war stories ever, recounted in brilliant style, with extraordinary "before" and "after" photos, maps, and diagrams. On ApBritish warships raided the Belgian port of Zeebrugge, hoping to stop German U-boats from using it as a base.

The men, volunteers all, 3/5(2). World War I German submarine wreck found off Belgium with 23 bodies inside to block Zeebrugge port in April by scuttling old ships in the entry channel. Victoria Cross at Sea - WW2 Campaign Summary.

Wednesday, 1 May Blackmorevale, minesweeper, mined and sunk in North Sea BLANCH, William G, Deck Hand, RNR, DA BODINAR, William, Deck Hand, RNR, DA BRIDGWATER, Arthur C, Ordinary Telegraphist, RNVR, Bristol Z The Storming of Zeebrugge Mole, St George's Day, 23 April by William Lionel Wyllie HMP HMSE Pjpg × ; 71 KB The Storming of Zeebrugge Mole.

St George's Day, 23rd April jpg × ; 84 KBInstance of: naval battle. Bruges is eight miles from Zeebrugge and eleven miles from Ostend ; Ostend is twelve miles to the south-west of Zeebrugge.

After much minute preparation a great raid on Zeebrugge and Ostend was launched on Ap Charles John De Lacy - HMS 'Vindictive' at Zeebrugge, 23 April jpg 1, × 1,; KB Collections of the Imperial War Museum Qjpg × ; 50 KB Collections of the Imperial War Museum Qjpg × ; 91 KBInstance of: ship.

Plan of the Sortie of the High Seas Fleet, AprilDefences on the Belgian Coast. Plan of Operations for Blocking Ostend and Zeebrugge, Ap The Blocking Expedition Against Zeebrugge and Ostend.Arrogant (Coastal Boat) Zeebrugge 9th April - 31st May (during which he received the DSM) Hermione Excerpt from Sir Roger Keyes, first dispatch.

"The daring way in which the crews of these boats approach the shore, drawing the beams of the searchlights and the fire of the guns, then escaping in their own smoke, is splendid.Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Vice Admiral Sir Roger Keyes, Commander, Dover Patrol.

April 23rd My dear Admiral, Referring to your letter of April 10th, 1 the members of my Planning Section have now returned from Queenstown and the following are the only suggestions they have to make .