Eighty nine crew were aboard HMS Pheasant when she was lost on 1st of March 1917.
The Orkney News intends to make a documentary film telling the individual stories of those who died, what impact their loss had on their friends and families and why it is important that their sacrifice is remembered today.
Archaeology Results Published Online
“This is an important marine archaeology project surveying what remains of the German High Seas Fleet warships that were salvaged from Scapa Flow in the inter war period.”
The location of this little ship was not known – until last month when the Shiptime Maritime Archaeology Project pinpointed the shipwreck on multibeam sonar, 300 metres from the main wreck site
Eighty nine crew were aboard HMS Pheasant when she was lost. Only one body was recovered
“Today the remains of these ships and their associated salvage lie on the seabed, continuing to tell the story of the High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow”