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