05 Dec 2011
We welcomed Kevin Patience who gave a detailed account of the German cruiser Konigsberg, a new class of 3,000 ton cruiser built in 1907 that following the outbreak of WWI led a charmed life.
Kevin's engrossing presentation included a working model of the Konigsberg; even smoking funnels!
The Konigsberg story prompted C.S Forrester to write ‘The African Queen' which was later rewritten into the famous 1951 Kathryn Hepburn/Humphrey Bogart film we all know so well.
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