The Wreck of SS Leysian

SS Leysian was a 400ft steamship (almost half the length of the Titanic), utilised in the First World War as a transport vessel, shipping pack animals from North America to Alexandria in support of troops on the front line in North Africa. On her final voyage, having discharged a cargo...

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There but not there

Remembrance Sunday 2018: There But Not There

Remembrance Sunday 2018: There But Not There This is the striking silhouette of a soldier that has recently been installed in the porch of Mathry Church. Ghostly figures of First World War soldiers, or Tommies, have sprung up all over the UK as part of a new fundraising campaign hoping...

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