Admiralty Prisoners

Some articles on admiralty prisoners, admiralty, prisoners:

Second Marshalsea (1811–1842) - Admiralty Prisoners
... The Admiralty division housed a few prisoners under naval courts-martial for mutiny, desertion, piracy, and what the deputy marshal preferred in 1815 to call "u ... the prison that had been built from scratch in 1811, the Admiralty division—as well as the northern boundary wall, the dayroom, and the chapel—had been part of the old Borough gaol, and were ... The low boundary wall together with the irregular use of spikes meant that Admiralty prisoners were often housed in the infirmary, chained to bolts fixed to the floor ...
German Auxiliary Cruiser Kormoran - Operational History - Atlantic Ocean
... British Admiralty notifications for raider activity gave the wrong date and location for the attack, and initially attributed it to the raider Thor ... Scheer was responsible, but after this was proven false, the Admiralty was unable to determine the identity of the attacker ... with components brought from Germany, and transferred 170 of the 174 prisoners acquired so far ...

Famous quotes containing the word prisoners:

    Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)