The Shipwreck of the Birkenhead

HMS Birkenhead, also referred to as HM Troopship Birkenhead or steam frigate Birkenhead was one of the first iron-hulled ships built for the Royal Navy.

She was designed as a frigate, but was converted to a troopship before being commissioned.

KEYWORDS: Shipwreck, Birkenhead, Lighthouses, South Africa, British Army

In Military,

Featuring:

Colonel Bobby Steele, Andy Liston, Jemma Twigg, Councillor Dave Mitchell

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