A Naval Officer's Diary: (2) HMS Agincourt 1914-15

Peter Covey-Crump


Region:
South West
Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Type:
Hobby, Probus speaker
Fee:
Expensed
Category:
History
Updated:
18th November 2017
Tagged:
Great War | WW1 | Royal Navy

Leslie Ayre, an Assistant Paymaster, helped to commission the former Turkish 14-gun dreadnought before joining the Grand Fleet in Scapa Flow. The diary describes the frustration of failing to entice the German High Seas Fleet out into action in the North Sea.

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About Peter Covey-Crump

I am a retired Civil Servant living in Gloucestershire. My historical talks are based on research into family history and are illustrated with original documents. I am a keen photographer and this has inspired my travel talks.


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