The HMS Natal Disaster 1915

#OnThisDay 1915 While at Cromarty, the HMS Natal exploded as a result of faulty ammunition killing over 400 of its crew, half of whom were under 25, including Nathaniel Taylor from Down. There were also wives & 3 kids on board as the Captain hosted a party.

#Ireland #History #WW1

Engine Room Artificer 4th Class Nathaniel Taylor

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