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Naval expert to explain SPC role in WW1

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

The Ben my Chree pioneer aircraft carrier
The Ben my Chree pioneer aircraft carrier

British naval warfare expert Eric Grove will visit the Island next month to explain what role the Steam Packet played in the First World War.

Professor Grove will give a lecture at the Manx Museum as part of the year long ‘This Terrible Ordeal’ exhibition. 

He currently works at Liverpool Hope University and will be visiting on May 16th – tickets are on sale now.

Curator of social history Matthew Richardson says many people don’t understand the Island’s role in the warfare:

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