H.M.S..Birkenhead ..1852..Hundimiento

HMS Birkenhead , fue uno de los primeros barcos con casco de hierro construidos para la Armada Real . fue diseñado como una fragata de vapor , pero se convirtió en un buque de transporte. se hundió el 26 de febrero de 1852, mientras que el transporte de tropas a la bahía de Algoa en Peligro Point, cerca de Gansbaai . No había suficientes botes salvavidas para todos, y los soldados se mantuvieron firmes a bordo, permitiendo así que las mujeres y los niños se salvaran de forma segura
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The Loss of the "Birkenhead" 1852 “Women and children first”. You may not know it but this chivalrous shout when disaster strikes has a name. It is known as The Birkenhead Drill.  The 73rd Highlanders, 74th Highlanders and 91st Highlanders.

The Loss of the "Birkenhead" 1852 “Women and children first”. This chivalrous shout when disaster strikes has a name. It is known as The Birkenhead Drill. The Highlanders, Highlanders and Highlanders.

26 February 1852, HM troop transport “Birkenhead” sank in Gansbaai with 643 people on board and the call “women and children first!” was used for the first time during a ship disaster.

26 February HM troop transport “Birkenhead” sank in Gansbaai with 643 people on board and the call “women and children first!” was used for the first time during a ship disaster.

HMS Birkenhead – The troopship struck a rock near Cape Town on 26 February 1852 while ferrying troops to the 8th Xhosa War. The ship sank with the loss of 450 men.

HMS Birkenhead – The troopship struck a rock near Cape Town on 26 February 1852 while ferrying troops to the Xhosa War. The ship sank with the loss of 450 men.

The wreck of the HMS Birkenhead

Wreck of the HMS Birkenhead.

HMS Birkenhead

HMS Birkenhead

El naufragio del Birkenhead (1901) por Charles Dixon .The Wreck of the Birkenhead - HMS Birkenhead (1845) -

26 February HM troop transport “Birkenhead” sank in Gansbaai with 643 people on board and the call “women and children first!

Birkenhead-Built: An Unrivaled Historical Legacy

Birkenhead-Built: An Unrivaled Historical Legacy

original sketch re wreck of the birkenhead 1889 painting by thomas mm hemy-hemymultiple

original sketch re wreck of the birkenhead 1889 painting by thomas mm hemy-hemymultiple

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Lost Sail Wallpapers) – Free Backgrounds and Wallpapers

hms birkenhead,naufragio 1852

hms birkenhead,naufragio 1852

wreck of the birkenhead

wreck of the birkenhead

Birkenhead-Drill-El-naufragio-de-la-Birkenhead-por-Lance-Calkin

Birkenhead-Drill-El-naufragio-de-la-Birkenhead-por-Lance-Calkin

Birkenhead Shipwreckoriginal.

Birkenhead Shipwreckoriginal.

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