The pre-Dreadnought Battleship "H.M.S. IRRESISTABLE"
March 18th 1915|
approx 140 x 88 mm - Standard Size|
|Publisher's Card No:
Stamp Box: none|
with very slightly worn corners - note that date on the card is
incorrect - it states 18/8/15 (August, not March)|
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.|