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Cox's Navy: Salvaging in German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow 1924-1931

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The amazing true story of Ernest Cox, a Wolverhampton-born scrap merchant who master-minded the biggest salvage operation in history to recover the mighty warships of World War I's German Fleet, scuttled by their crews at Scapa Flow in Orkney in 1919.  This is an extraordinary account of bare-faced determination and risk-taking by one man who was able to inspire and lead his team to success against all the odds and predictions.
ISBN: 9781848845527


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