The British, American, French and Germany Navies paid their respects at sea off the coast of Islay, remembering around 700 US servicemen and British crew members who lost their lives when SS TUSCANIA and HMS OTRANTO sunk in 1918.
Representatives from the U.K, U.S.A., France and Germany today gathered together on the small island of Islay, off the west coast of Scotland, to remember the island’s contribution to World War One and the loss of two British troop ships carrying American soldiers to fight alongside the Allies.
Pupils from Burnhaven Primary School paid tribute to those who fought and fell at the Battle of Jutland during a three day all-expenses paid trip to Orkney.
Hundreds lined the streets of Rosyth and South Queensferry today (Saturday, May 28) to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland.
Scotland’s first dazzle ship, a piece titled Every Woman by artist Ciara Phillips, was today unveiled on Prince Alexander Dock, Leith by Edinburgh Art Festival, the UK’s largest annual festival of visual arts, and 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary. Phillips has “dazzled” MV Fingal, marking 100 years since the Battle of Jutland.
Local residents and visitors to Fife, Edinburgh and The Lothians are being urged to get along to South Queensferry this Saturday 28 May for a series of events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland, the largest naval battle of the First World War. Read more
Local school children from South Queensferry High School joined Royal Navy veterans and Queensferry & District Sea Cadets today (Tuesday, May 10), to mark 100 years since the Battle of Jutland, and launch the national commemorations for World War One’s biggest naval battle.