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Figure 12

A letter from John to Blanche Thorneycroft in response to her enquiry as to the fate of boat crewmen

A letter from John E Thornycroft – who, since 1906, had been Managing Director of the family firm – to Blanche, presumably in response to her enquiry as to the fate of the CMB crewmen involved in the Zeebrugge and Ostend raids earlier in 1918