The Sinking of the Emden

Many readers will remember Rye Fisherman, Harry Riddle. He died four years ago.

The following letter written by Harry in the First war was brought in to us by his niece, it describes in remarkable detail the action of H.M.A.S. Sydney against the German Surface Raider the ‘Emden’ and gives some indication of the carnage such an action caused among the crews. Continue reading The Sinking of the Emden