Ulster Unionist Party peer calls for HMS Caroline to play central role in First World War commemorations

Posted on centenarynews.com on 22 February 2013
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Date of publication: 14/02/2013

Lord Empey, of Northern Ireland’s Ulster Unionist Party, has called for the last surviving warship of the First World War to play a central role in Northern Ireland’s commemorations of the conflict.

The warship, HMS Caroline, has recently received funding of £1 million from the National Heritage Memorial Fund for its restoration.

To read earlier Centenary News reports about HMS Caroline, click here.

To read further about Lord Empley’s statement, visit the Ulster Unionist Party website, here.

Images courtesy of the United Kingdom Government

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News