Our men crowded to the sides watching her last moments in awe and silence . . . She had fought a good fight and fought to the end and gone down – sunk, but not surrendered and no one could do more.
An eye witness’s account of the engagement between the ‘Carmania’ and the ‘Cap Trafalgar’ on 14th September 1914 [D42/PR3/8/9]. This week’s war: 7.