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Lot 91: Zeebrugge Raid interest, a bolt from the Deck of H.M.S. Vindictive, togethe
12 November 2016
Stowmarket, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Zeebrugge Raid interest, a bolt from the Deck of H.M.S. Vindictive, together with a paper label stating, Bolt from the deck of HMS Vindictive. Zeebrugge - St Georges Day 1918, the bolt 6cm long, Early in 1918 she was fitted out for the Zeebrugge Raid. Most of her guns were replaced by howitzers, flame-throwers and mortars. On 23 April 1918 she was in fierce action at Zeebrugge when she went alongside the mole, and her upperworks were badly damaged by gunfire, her Captain, Alfred Carpenter was awarded a Victoria Cross for his actions during the raid
Notes: Naval & Maritime objects