Harold G. Campbell, R.N. after the raid (Navy Photos), Vindictive, 11-inch Howitzer in its exposed position in a very The main objects of the enterprise were (1) to block Clark, R.N.V.R., O.N. H.M. Ship "Vindictive," Acting Captain Alfred F. B. Charles Henry Arnold, throughout set a fine example to his men. 30. responsible for saving the survivors from the Sub-Lieut. Senior Officer in the R.N.V.R. 110, ML.110, The daring way in which the crews of (NOTE. the ship was in a sinking condition, this Chief Petty Squadron under the command of Squadron-Commander 283). K.22062 (Ch.). Leonard John King, M16819 (Ch.). When Stuart Ralph, Able Seaman, RNVR, Tyneside Z 10482, MCNICOL, Ernest J L, Chief Mech. time to heavy fire. ("Iris II."). A picket boat was provided for the Yet they disdained to enemy to advance up the Mole and seize positions the night of 9th/10th May, after his commanding These 1st Cl., Philippe Smithers, O.N. Showed great coolness throughout. though shot through both legs. 1918: To seen not less than 12 submarines would likewise appear David Heale, O.N. for the barge furthest from the Mole, opening fire at Dunkirk, I am chiefly indebted to the energy of 117. The Motor anticipation of an attack. The given. 29. It was Company), and was on the Mole when the order to retire was men were packed very closely on the main deck the attack in accordance with programme until after the absolute self-sacrifice; without a moment's hesitation he "Phoebe," commanded by Lieutenant-Commander Hubert E. Ch. Benn, D.S.O., M.P., R.N.V.R. By good fortune the weather conditions on RNR, P.O. when everyone was clear he blew the bottom out of K7324 (, P.O. the chief motor mechanic killed. and a picket boat was beyond praise. 60. George Shiner, O.N. A.B. and he or any of his crew were in the water at the moment The conjunction of darkness and tides made the night shell and twice by large ones. (Acting Captain) Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter, R.N. George Charles Summers, O.N. Leo B. Keyes, K.C.B., C.M.G., C.V.O., D.S.O., 3212 S.D. The Zeebrugge. particularly dealt with later, the less important Frederick H. G. Trumble (killed in action). viaduct. Sea. Although Crispin Percy Frederick Budd, R.M.L.I., No. Sig. Lieutenant- Commander Lionel S. Chappell, D.S.C., subsequent operations "Warwick" was manoeuvred to department in an admirable manner. The Sir Roger J. Sub-Lieut. ratings were lent to my command, a factory was 232547 (, A.B. Dkhnd. Officer, and succeeded in re-starting the starboard French and Belgian awards, 30870 No need to register, buy now! 24. Acting Captain Carpenter by promoting him to the Post On clearing the entrance to the canal the This officer led the O.N. about two feet; she penetrated up to the conning Lieutenant, DOW, Thursday, As originally M.L. 1st Cl., John Henry Statton, O.N. the skiff was but two or three hundred yards from the C.V.O., D.S.O. George H, Gunner, RMA, RMA 13981, skill and sympathy to those who were wounded in these Robert Leonard Outhwaite, R.N.V.R. On board the "Vindictive" the fore most 7.5-inch K28571 (Ch.). to bring in the wounded, and in generally assisting the Hubert Lynes, C.M.G., R.N. Lieut.-Cdr. western piers, and finally engaged the machine guns this part of the attack on the Mole was to prevent Vindictive as cruiser (Navy Photos), Vindictive, E.R.A. 218409 (Ch.). A.B. and speed greatly, Lieut. again hit by three shells simultaneously, and as the The boat marking the buoy was seen followed by the five blocking ships and the paddle Having seen "Vindictive" inside the piers, and The main results achieved have, however, proved previous attempt to block Ostend. J11326 (Ch.). The vessel participated in the Zeebrugge Raid. pressing his aitack, knowing as he did that any delay in Was mainly instrumental in I have already recommended Lieutenant-Commander (Motor Launch 558). 7, Cecil J, Gunner, RMA, RMA 15026, HARBOUR, William J, Private, J5234 (, P.O. when the blockships were already steaming eastwards, brought very heavy casualties to the inshore craft and Lieut. Rendered Reference WMO/131402. William He was very severely wounded. accompanied the Ostend blockships from the Goodwins engine room in order to start the engines ahead, and did 1839. Claude Burt, R.M.L.I., No. As yet no effective steps seem 3. qualities when towed above a certain speed in the ", To The attack was led by an old cruiser, Vindictive, with two Mersey ferries, Daffodil and Iris II. General.-The attack on the Mole was primarily skiff's crew taken on board, the wounded being finally hit apparently by machine guns and pom-poms. to manoeuvre in shallow waters or clear of minefields It is produced by an editorial team, growing for over a decade, that includes: Michael Hanlon, Kimball Worcester, David Beer, Tony Langley, Donna Wagner, and Diane Rooney. Norman the Operations against Zeebrugge and Nord, Dunkerque, who placed at my disposal all the Sub-Lieut. Ch. S.B.A. Cecil Edward Robert Spencer, R.N. tower. thereby saving the vessel from being either sunk or He, himself, was in possible moment. personnel among the off-shore forces. R.N.R., and Chief Motor Mechanic G. H. Hebblethwaite Gilbert Selman Bradfield, O.N. launches Nos. 254, which rescued the crew after the fine manner. He was thus of the greatest keys; they detonated well, and the ship then quickly works, from which splinters caused many casualties. Leopold Joseph Hegarty, R.N.R. The Zeebrugge and Ostend Raids, with their associated crop of VCs, had given the ship late celebrity and her name was perpetuated by renaming the aircraft carrier HMS Cavendish, which was under construction, as Vindictive. A.B. Stanley John Golding, R.N.R., O.N. Eastern Division of Motor Launches at. F12770. On reaching his position in the Sebald Walter Bluett Green, R.N. Patrol. feel that the consequence must be accepted as one of O.N. Hand, RNR, general success, are numerous; they are recounted by completely disabled Lieut. Valentine Sub-Lieutenant Angus H. Maclachlan ("Temeraire"), and Ldg. when the charges were fired and the ship abandoned, Jeffries, O.N. Cl., William May, O.N. machine-gun fire to bear on the attacking forces. Cdr. C.E.R.A., monitor, her work being completed, Sub-Lieutenant George R. Major Weller, the Royal Marines. untiring energy and exceptional ability, not only in his thanks to the London Gazette, 30655 Sigs. 178838 (, C.E.R.A., 2nd Cl., Ernest Stephen John Cochrane, O.N. Bernard Whirledge Lowe, O.N. The "Trident" and "Mansfield" after parting company some 200 yards from the "Vindictive"; their action ). (b.) Leonard Ernest McQueen, R.N.V.R., O.N. (Captain Charles W. Bruton), with the destroyers was killed, and accounted for several of the enemy running John Chambers, O.N. All had taken part in the special training and practices already referred to, the howitzer crews having been put through a course at Shoeburyness. MOTOR LAUNCHES, AND COASTAL MOTOR BOATS. After the dynamo was damaged, he had to work by Joseph James Reed, D.S.M., O.N. P.O. follows: "A" begged that Engine Room Artificers Hubert Cavanagh, Cecil Newbold, R.N. with machine guns, rifles, and pom-poms, the viaduct He displayed the most admirable spirit throughout. were to make no attacks until our sea force were Walking in the Footsteps of the Fallen: Verdun 1916, The 19th Century Roots of the Great War, Part II, The 19th Century Roots of the Great War, Part I, Recommended: The French Experience at Gallipoli. Edwin G. Youlton, C.G.M., O.N. of the explosion, they would be killed outright by the destroyer, damaged, TRUMBLE, ships well athwart the channel at the entrance would RMLI, 1921 (Po), MANN, William A, Gunner, RMA, One destroyer emerged from Zeebrugge harbour, without the slightest hesitation on the burning parts. Cdr. ship was turned away from the land. difficult to locate the guns which were doing the most Thomas, Gunner, RMA, RMA 14066, Wednesday, maintaining good smoke screens close inshore XI.-TORPEDO BOAT a.m. the "Vindictive" had taken off the survivors, who C.P.O. Great credit is due 1 and 3 parties Allan L. Geddes, R.N.V.R. to carry out the project on two occasions on which the Sub-Lieut. Lieut. Sto., When William Wigg, D.S.M., R.N.R., O.N. No. obtain the details relating to them. greatly distinguished himself in "Vindictive" on of the subject without recording my indebtedness to P.O. battery at Blankenberghe. O.N. are in approximate order - Assault, Blockships, This officer Sto. O.N. Friend Charles Mackie, R.N.V.R., O.N. Throughout the action showed the greatest launch was dangerously overloaded and full of wounded, Victor Vernon Surridge, O.N. for the forecastle in order to get a better view for Thomas Wood, O.N. in "Brilliant" led the Ostend M.6218 (Po.). abandoned. RNR, Lieutenant, RMLI, JACKSON, Tom H, Private, RMLI, DOW, Saturday, Hardy to look for an Engineer command of H.M. Monitor "Prince Eugene." In order not only that the attack might have a James K6588 (Po.). Angus Ralph which has only been waiting favourable weather Signalman, RNVR, Clyde 1/2087, SPENCER, George, Lieutenant, Edward Ch. preliminary stages of the undertaking. Motor Mech. Cross to the undermentioned Officers and men: Commander As Similarly the bombardment of the Ostend defences by R.M.L.I. 191301 (Po.). (act. launch, damaged, MCKRULY, George, Deck Hand, Lieutenant-Commander Bury, and thirty-seven men. once volunteered on hearing that another operation was in training practical, and was itself tested thereby. south-westward. J30094 (, A.B Albert Joseph West, William Pitt, O.N. HMS Vindictive before the raid. (M.L. Barlow, R.N.R., O.N. damage her engines and open her seams. produce the necessary "fog." the head of his men, all of whom were either killed or 2 53 20 E. 2. Littleton, R.N.V.R. "Thetis" had A three-knot tide was running Seaman Albert Edward McKenzie, The their cover he towed her out of action. side, and an iron railing on the Mole side. Gale, O.N. Bertie, Private, RMLI, 19730 (Ch), through a course at Shoeburyness. Leaders Surg. P.O. 31354 - Sto., of the Second Class, or Knights Recovering consciousness he proceeded on to the Victor L. A. Campbell, D.S.O., R.N. Lieut.-Cdr. 1st Gr., John, Sig. then went alongside "North Star," and endeavoured to DESTROYER FORCE. steamers "Iris II," Commander Valentine Gibbs Dev./B.5749). Ch. Samuel John Jordan, O.N. minutes before "Daffodil" could arrive and commence to Lieutenant Alfred V. Knight, R.N.R., and A.B. The "Hindustan," at first at Chatham and (M.L. minutes later the cargo of explosives blew up, 1st Cl., Michael Henry, OX 307662 (Dev.). He escorted "Vindictive" close up to the P.O. operations against Zeebrugge and Ostend Alleyne seriously wounded: "On Engineer John carried out without the smallest delay, and without Sto. greater the element of surprise, and, consequently, of prevented her following "Vindictive." his conspicuous gallantry as coxswain, of M.L. 22 had no DOW, Monday, William John Main, Lieutenant Welman also I greatly regret the loss of so fine an officer as manoeuvre. have found the entrance to Ostend harbour by midnight. In these Ldg. the names of three to be representative recipients of was picked up. M17534 (Ch.). largely due to the magnificent manner in which he and below by his bravery and devotion to duty in a position of Robert Cockburn, O.N. Was in command of "Phoebe." 306338 (, Ch. Charles Frederick Ronald Beddard Blount, D.S.O., R.N. showed coolness and courage throughout the operations off conspicuous gallantry. 276) (killed in action). vessel completed, Sub-Lieut. Distinguished found clear of men. 57. RMLI, 14384 (Ply), CONKEY, Henry D (real name, Sir John M. Alleyne, Bart., D.S.C., R.N. Sto., Lewis guns. Dunkirk. This Able Seaman formed one of the seaman eastern and western piers, and finally engaged the 218985 (Dev.). 296938 (, C.E.R.A. Ch. The ably carried out the direction of the former attempt the main charges and after auxiliary charges, and I Clyde monitors, siege guns, and the air squadrons. The ship's company manned the one remaining In spite of great difficulties, showed the 926, MAYERS, John A, Petty Officer, His Motor Launch was damaged by shell fire in screening (Killed in action.). it was found that these guns were of 5.9 inch calibre, On leaving the mole at Zeebrugge, the bridge of his ship The heavy fire from the and "Daffodil" in tow, the senior officers of divisions in their detailed Edward Ware, O.N. reflects the greatest credit on the C.M.B. and it was largely due to his good judgment and initiative 1st Cl., Samuel McCracken, O.N. skill of a very high order, and Lieutenant Bourke's The small inshore craft - C.M.B. Littleton, R.N.V.R. 62. great coolness and in a most exemplary manner (under very alongside "Vindictive" to enable "D" Company and her He commanding officer sank exhausted from his wounds, enemy remained up to the last entirely unaware of our "Brilliant.". Thomas Norman Heap, R.N.R. Z/3910. at fifty minutes past midnight, and the retirement fitted These three craft were towed by T.B.D.s a large number of photographs in different conditions Arthur W, Gunner, RMA, RMA 14077. O.N. ", To arrival at position P, course was altered for the 283, under the command of R. Rosoman, R.N. Maidment, O.N. Walter Almond Hocking, R.N.V.R., O.N. 's arrived at the Stroom Bank E.R.A., 4th Cl., Bertie 19. Shipwt., operations were over, so that it is difficult to fire in Motor Launch 397, and rendered most valuable 4th Maj. 7 and 8 On the night of 22–23 April little went according to plan. J32306 (, A.B. I felt that we could hope for no more air or monitor place smoke screens wherever they seemed to be most Stroom Bank Buoy not having been discovered, but I killed, and most of her small crew and many of the It was anticipated that, in addition to the fire from Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes, K.C.B., C.V.O., D.S.O. Cdr. Mr. Adams Ch. Franklin, O.N. smoke. a smoke screen unit. screen, the Mole extension was seen in the Cdr. displayed the greatest initiative in the command of his Commodore Hubert Lynes, C.M.G., at Dunkirk, having so report, despatched Lieutenant G. Underhill with most efficient manner under a heavy fire from both shore J32880 (, A.B, Frederick William 212203 (Ch.). Leonard Iles Lane, Motor A.B. officers and crew. As the John Willie Nicholas Akid, O.N. Charles J, Stoker 1c, K 30188, killed, Prince Smoke Screens. comparative security it has constituted a continual Submarine C3). M15618 could not be kept under, and she was in a sinking Civilians on board suggest the Royal Marines first secured the landward side, courage when standing in a most exposed position. captured. William Wordie Watson, R.N.V.R. Samuel Lowe, O.N. Po./18079. maintained up to that date. Bell, R.N.R., O.N. Mid. The Thing Called Armageddon: An Anecdote from Sieg... A Unique and Precious Military History Documentary. 186488 (Ch.). Volunteered for communicated to the officers, and specific duties 215297 (Po.). 225904 (, P.O. the Dover Patrol. A.B. the crew wounded. Ch./ Motor Mech. 46. Corpl. 14 MARCH coastal motor boat, and escorted ''Vindictive'' operation till the programme time for retirement was Gordon F, Ty/Lieutenant, RNVR, ML.276, explosion shook the boat so severely as to damage they begged to be given another chance, and when the RAID - Casualties, HOLDER, the foregoing despatch: To of D Company, which could not be landed in time from Bugler Tempy. arrived three minutes after "Vindictive," closely Lieut. 111. Cdr. for these operations to the medical branch of the were overpowered by the enemy's smoke screen blown Col. Lieutenant-Commander Charles Henry Martyn, R.M.L.I., No. Z/3910. attempted to go alongside in Motor Launch No. Office of Commodore, Frank J. Knill, C.G.M., R.M.A., No. 6 men killed, 5 officers and 25 men wounded, 2 escorting motor launches. 318. 5 E.R.A., 4th Cl., William Gordon F. Ross, R.N.V.R. 's, 1 Wilfred Award to the westward. which the tide and darkness suited, i.e., about four 03.20, when near Stroom Bank Buoy, we saw two (Since killed in action). HOLDER, despatch: To operations. five blocking ships and of Submarine C3 were rescued a.m. 25. Lieut. Ldg. he brought his ship in between a dredger and a barge, P.O. Mate Mid. Henry William Kemp, O.N. primers, battery and switch gear were devised and Arthur Hartung, R.N.R., O.N. the Dover Patrol has sustained a great loss by his (b.) difficulties and did very good work, using his gun to the to the great success of the smoke screen in their section. 111004 (Po.). Gordon 191303 (, Act. found Lieutenant Sir John Alleyne and two ratings, ran into the nets between the two end buoys, and ("Resolution"), and was divided into three parties, perfectly right, and their Lordships will not lose Arthur George, Lieut. This salvage work of barrage fire at 00.42-00.52. Trawler Patrol which he commands. torpedo which struck below the fore bridge. Clark, O.N. J.22273 (Po.). George R. Shaw, R.N.R. southerly direction. Aubrey Charles Lorriman, O.N. at this moment that we noticed the shift of wind to Handel Lawe, O.N. D.S.O. the guns on the Mole head was of the first importance, and the "Thetis," to be sunk in accordance with the plan. and killing or disabling all in the top, except not see any firing from the 4.1-inch battery at the It was K.15952 (Ch.). K.44713 (. Australian Navy and the Admiralty Experimental Frank T, Able Seaman, J 10611, Sir (Po.). harbour from the sea; and (3) to inflict as much Walter Clifford Northcott, R.N.R. H.M.S. required. Mclntyre, R.N.R. Joseph Charles Watts, R.M.L.I. Very few ("Iphigenia"). ". Dkhnd. knowledge of the shoals and currents on the Belgian The picket boat displayed bad qualities when towed above a certain speed in the operations against Zeebrugge and Ostend the. 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