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A page from a Turkish newspaper from 1915. In Turkish, the story relates the capturing of the crew of the AE2 by the torpedo boat SULTAN HISSAR in the Sea of Marmara.

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Australian National Maritime Museum

Australian National Maritime Museum

A page from a Turkish newspaper from 1915. In Turkish, the story relates the capturing of the crew of the AE2 by the torpedo boat SULTAN HISSAR in the Sea of Marmara.

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  • Title: A page from a Turkish newspaper from 1915. In Turkish, the story relates the capturing of the crew of the AE2 by the torpedo boat SULTAN HISSAR in the Sea of Marmara.
  • Date: 1915
  • Location: Turkey
  • Type: Newspaper clipping
  • Significance: Lieutenant Haggard, his Commander Henry Stoker and the rest of the crew from the submarine AE2 were picked up by the Turkish boat SULTAN HISSAR after scuttling their submarine on 30 April 1915 in the Sea of Marmora. The whole crew then spent the next 3 1/2 years as prisoners of war throughout Turkey and four crew members later died as a result of illness due to the harsh conditions experienced.
  • See institution's online collections: http://www.anmm.gov.au/collections
  • Medium: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 373 x 252 mm
  • Credit line: ANMM Collection Gift from Jennifer Smyth

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