Four Tilbury Residents lost in torpedo attack

Sinking of SS Minneapolis

By John Matthews

The Friends of Thurrock Museum - Thurrock in the First World War have posted on their Facebook page a short newspaper report from the Chelmsford Chronicle of the deaths of four Tilbury residents when the SS Minneapolis was torpedoed in the Mediterranean on March 23rd 1916.

The newspaper reports a planned meeting at the Tilbury Hotel to establish a relief fund.

  

This page was added by John Matthews on 26/03/2016.