Incident Folder

The text below gives a summary of the conflict (i.e. war), event or incident that resulted in deaths in the Borough or abroad. On the right are listed the individual events and incidents, such as battles or air raids. For each conflict the total number of casualties are given, whereas for each event or incident the names of those who died are listed in alphabetical order.

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Details for: Sinking of H.M.S. Narbrough


Historical Data:
H.M.S. Opal and H.M.S. Narbrough, two destroyers, sank after running aground in a violent snowstorm off the coast of Ronaldsay, 12 January, 1918. There was only one survivor from the two ships. 95 died on the Opal and 93 on the Narbrough.


1 person killed