K Boat Catastrophe
EIGHT SHIPS AND FIVE COLLISIONS: The full story of the 'Battle' of the Isle of May
By N.S. Nash
Descripton: The "Battle of the Isle of May" was one of the strangest episodes during WWI and was suppressed for decades after the war. During the night of 31 Jan 1918 8 ships were involved in 5 collisions that resulted in 2 submarines being lost with 104 officers and men.
From the uboat.net review: This fascinating book covers the much hated British K boats of WWI and the incredible series of collisions that took place on 31 Jan 1918. The British fleet was assembling at Scapa Flow for a major exercise called EC1 – and a large part of the fle ...