|Place||Oceans: Indian Ocean, Cocos Keeling Islands|
|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||At sea|
First World War, 1914-1918
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The famous German raider SMS Emden, which was driven ashore at North Keeling Island, on 9 ...
The famous German raider SMS Emden, which was driven ashore at North Keeling Island, on 9 November 1914, under heavy bombardment from HMAS Sydney and became a total loss. Commanded by Commodore J C T Glossop CB RN, the Sydney achieved victory in the first naval action in which an Australian warship was engaged.