Four Tilbury Residents lost in torpedo attack

Sinking of SS Minneapolis

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.


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