HMS Falmouth: addressing the significance of a light cruiser lost in the First World War off the coast of Yorkshire

  title={HMS Falmouth: addressing the significance of a light cruiser lost in the First World War off the coast of Yorkshire},
  author={A. Firth},
  journal={International Journal of Nautical Archaeology},
  pages={142 - 154}
  • A. Firth
  • Published 1 March 2020
  • History
  • International Journal of Nautical Archaeology
Abstract HMS Falmouth is the only known wreck of a Town Class light cruiser, which were ‘arguably the best cruisers of the First World War’ (Lyon, 1977c: 49). This article reports on a project to better understand the significance of the wreck and to raise public awareness of the heritage of the First World War at sea. Although the wreck is heavily degraded it is still of considerable importance, raising methodological questions about the role of multibeam survey and 3D visualization, access to… Expand
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