An Englishman of forty years residence in Wales pontificates about politics (slightly off-message), films and trivia. Secretary of Aberavon and Neath Liberal Democrats. Candidate for Neath in the Westminster elections of 1997 & 2017 and the Welsh general election of 2016.
Monday, 9 May 2016
In the early hours of 9th May 2016, the White Star liner Cymric finally succumbed to the attack of the previous afternoon by the German submarine U20. The Welsh name does not seem to have been a good luck tag for a ship which suffered more than the usual number of marine incidents.