Remembering the Fishermen who served during the Great War

A fascinating work indeed. A vital contribution to understanding the Great War at Sea. The focus is on 1914-1915 with a second volume still to be published.The writer’s extensive use of source material, with clear cross referencing, is admirable. Douglas d’Enno’s case is that the outbreak of war took fishing fleets on both sides by …

Cressy

Poem I wrote last year (2013) in memory of all those who perished at sea on 22nd September 2014 when the U9 torpedoed and sunk three British cruiser ships in the North Sea off the coast of The Netherlands. Also remembering the bravery of the crews of the Dutch fishing boats who rescued survivors. September …

Great War at Sea Poetry Project Update – and World War 2 poetry

After some deliberation it’s been decided to move the goal posts a little . The Great War at Sea Poetry Project website at greatwaratseapoetry will keep to its original remit. This blog will also cover World War 2 sea poetry as there is some magnificent work out there which gets overlooked by emphasis on World War 1 …