Geoffrey Spicer-Simson

Geoffrey Spicer-Simson

Commander Geoffrey Basil Spicer-Simson DSO (15 January 1876 – 29 January 1947) was a Royal Navy officer. He served in the Mediterranean, Pacific and Home Fleets. He is most famous for his role as leader of a naval expedition to Lake Tanganyika in 1915, where he commanded a small flotilla which defeated a superior German force during the Battle for Lake Tanganyika.

Read more about Geoffrey Spicer-Simson:  Early Life, "Simson's Circus", Battle For Lake Tanganyika, Eccentricities, Later Life, Achievements, Further Reading

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