(Sms Emden, Imperial German Navy)

Accession Number 1DRL/0666
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Papers
Date made 1914-1915
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Translation of German material related to the Sydney-Emden encounter on 9 November 1914 including an account of the escape from Cocos Island aboard the "Ayesha", details of the battle leading to the destruction of SMS Emden and the prisoner of war conditions of the German survivors, with recollections of the raider's activities between July and October, including the raid on Penang.