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Subject:  The pre-Dreadnought Battleship "H.M.S. IRRESISTABLE" sinking
Date: March 18th 1915
Size: approx 140 x 88 mm - Standard Size
Publisher: not attributed
Publisher's Card No: not numbered
Un-used:
Stamp Box: none
Condition: Good condition with very slightly worn corners - note that date on the card is incorrect - it states 18/8/15 (August, not March)
Further Information: 17 years old and outclassed by the newer Dreadnoughts, the HMS Irresistable was sent to the Dardanelles to bombard Turkish forts. She hit a mine which disabled her killing around 150 matelots at one blow. She then drifted to within the firing range of the Turkish shore batteries, and was sunk.

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