The story of Zeebrugge

Place Europe: Belgium, Zeebrugge
Accession Number AWM2018.785.43
Collection number PR83/088
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Book
Physical description 24 Image/s captured
Maker Unknown
Place made Belgium
Date made 1924
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Book relating to the First World War service of Temporary Lieutenant John Howell-Price, Royal Naval Reserve. This book, which is missing the front cover, was produced by the Zeebrugge museum and written by G [Gustave] M Stinglhamber. It has been was signed by the author and was sent to Mrs Howell-Price on the 27 August 1927.
The book covers the Naval Raid of the Belgian port of Zeebrugge which aimed to disable a major German U-boat base on the 23 April 1918. Howell-Price was the navigator of the British submarine C3 that was involved in the action.