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Montevideo, March 23rd 2019 - 08:45 UTC

Tag: Battle of the Falklands 1914

  • Thursday, March 7th 2019 - 09:59 UTC

    Falklands coordinates distressed yacht Paradise rescue; injured crew member will be helicoptered to Stanley

    The pictures show a rescue boat from the Seabed Constructor approaching the French yacht Paradise on Tuesday night, when injured Ms Pascale was rescued

    Early morning Thursday a helicopter from the Falkland Islands will be lifting ashore from the search and survey vessel Seabed Constructor, a Luxembourg national who suffered head injuries during the capsizing of the French flagged yacht Paradise in the South Atlantic.

  • Wednesday, December 5th 2018 - 08:45 UTC

    Anniversary ceremony of the 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands

    The Battle of the Falkland Islands memorial in Stanley

    Falkland Islands will commemorate the 8th December 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands with a talk on Wednesday and a full program next Saturday. This Wednesday at the Historic Dockyard Museum, David Bailey will be giving a talk on the Battle of Colonel, and of the Falkland Islands.

  • Sunday, December 11th 2016 - 18:46 UTC

    A Positive Report on The Falklands

    Hon Sec of the Falkland Islands Association and veteran of the 1982 War Lt. Col. Tym Marsh, FIA Chairman Alan Huckle and FIA Treasurer Falkland Islander James Wallace at the AGM.

    An update on the progress of the Falkland Islands’ economy has been given to the Falkland Islands Association at their annual general meeting in London. Member of the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Mike Summers indicated that all aspect of the Islands development were doing well.

  • Sunday, December 4th 2016 - 11:14 UTC

    Anniversary of the Battle of the Falkland Islands

    The 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands Memorial

    Falkland Islands elected government has announced the following program for Thursday 8th December 2016 to commemorate the victory of the Naval engagements of 8th December 1914, on which day 6 British sailors lost their lives and a number of others died later from injuries received during the battle. 2,260 German sailors also lost their lives.

  • Tuesday, December 8th 2015 - 01:06 UTC

    Falklands' Battle Day commemorated in London

    MLA Roger Edwards and Mr. Andrew Rosindell, MP laying their wreaths at the Cenotaph  (Pic P. Pepper)

    Battle Day was commemorated in the traditional manner at the Cenotaph in central London on Saturday 5th December. The traffic was stopped in Whitehall, and the service was conducted by former Rector of Christchurch Cathedral in Stanley the Rev. Dr. Richard Hines.

  • Wednesday, October 28th 2015 - 08:15 UTC

    Battle of the Falklands 1914: the search for the lost German battleships

    Mensun Bound and captain Roger White on the bridge of RSV Endeavour. The 104 day search was much conditioned by the frustrating bad weather

    Last December, in a spirit of remembrance and reconciliation, and in the presence of the descendants of the fighting admirals, the Falkland Islands commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Falklands, an action that sent six ships to the bottom and claimed well over 2000 lives.

  • Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 08:39 UTC

    Falklands Battle Centenary Memorial Wall unveiling and Act of Remembrance

    A parade led by the Band of Royal Marines Plymouth will march to the Battle Memorial for the Act of Remembrance and later several wreaths will be laid

    Gilbert House, seat of the Falkland Islands elected government has released the program arranged for Monday 8th December 2014 to commemorate the victory of the Naval engagements of 8th December 1914, on which day 6 British sailors lost their lives and a number of others died later from injuries received during the battle. 2,260 German sailors also lost their lives.

  • Wednesday, December 3rd 2014 - 10:57 UTC

    Falklands' battle commemoration service in London next 8 December

    The service will be held at the naval church St Martin-in-the-Fields organized by FIA

    A commemorative service at the naval church of St Martin-in-the-Fields, near Trafalgar Square, in London and a reception has been organized by the Falkland Islands Association to commemorate the Battle of Coronel (Nov. 1, 1914) and Battle of the Falklands (Dec. 8, 1914).

  • Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 06:19 UTC

    Falklands' 1914 German sunken battle ships to be explored by marine archeologist

    Mensun is making arrangements to explore two of the German vessels, 'Scharnhorst' and 'Gneisenau', that were sunk in Falklands' waters

    Historian and renowned Marine Archaeologist, Mensun Bound, has been researching the events surrounding the December 2014 Battle of the Falklands and has secured private funding for a once in a life time expedition.

  • Tuesday, October 14th 2014 - 06:00 UTC

    A masterly account of the Battle of the Falklands 1914

    The Battle of the Falklands 1914 By Graham Pascoe reviewed by David Tatham - With the centenary of the 1914 naval battle coming up in December and commemorations planned for Falkland Islands capital, Stanley and London, Graham Pascoe’s concise account of the battles of Coronel and the Falkland Islands is well timed.