Tag: HMS Barham

December 12 – Roll of Honour

In today’s Roll – A former Bangor Grammar school student and member of Queen’s OTC died serving with the Royal Flying Corps over enemy lines in 1917. Another member of the OTC serving with the RN died on this day a year later in… Continue Reading “December 12 – Roll of Honour”

November 25 – Roll of Honour

On this day in 1944, the battleship HMS Barham sank in the Mediterranean whilst taking part in an operation against an Italian convoy to Lybia. U-331 eluded the destroyer screen and fired three torpedoes at Barham. All were hits. One of the ship’s magazines… Continue Reading “November 25 – Roll of Honour”