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Date: 1 January 1919

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The ex-German Submarine "U 112" arrived at Milford Haven on 27th December, having been delayed en route from Harwich.

The opening ceremony by the Chairman of the Milford Haven Urban District Council took place at lo.Ft.m. on Monday last.

If it is desired to view the interior cf the sub marine a fee of 6d. will be charged in addition to the price of admission namely, 61.

The submarine will he open to the general public daily (including Sundays) from 10 a.m. to noon 1.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.

"U. 112" will lie alongside H M. Yacht "Hecate" which is berthed opposite the Main Gates of Milford Haven Docks. The public should enter by this gate, and obtain admission tickets from the Office situated in close proximity to the submarine.

"U. 112" will remain at Milford until 11th January, after which date she will visit Pembroke Dock. Unless orders are issued to the contrary, she will stay" at the 'after port until about 26th January.

On Monday morning, on the invitation of Admiral Charles H. Dare, the public exhibition of the vessel was formally opened by Mr. Hugh Thomas, chairman of the Urban Council, and amongst those present were Councillors Col. W. R. Roberts, D. Pettit, T. G. Hancock, J. B. Gaskell, M. W. Howell, G. S. Kelway, E. Brand, W. Jenkins, E. E. Carter, J. E. Jones, and L. J. Mevler. The officer in command escorted one half the party from forward to after, whilst a petty officer with the other half commenced the tour at the other end, and gave a most interesting description of the wonderful and intricate mechanism of this engine of death.


Source:
'German Submarine at Milford Haven.' Haverfordwest and Milford Haven Telegraph. 1 January 1919. 3.

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