HMS St George, a First class cruiser of the Edgar class built by C & W Earle, Hull, launched on 23/06/92. Whilst serving as flotilla leader, she participated in the 40 minute long Anglo-Zanzibar in 1896. The Zanzibar armed yacht HHS Glasgow opned fire on the flotilla and was quickly sunk. Redesignated a depot ship in 1909 and served at Simon's Town during WW I as the flagship of Cape & W.Africa Station. Scrapped 01/07/20
My book cover for my first novel called FANNIE & WILKE:For the Love of a Country Girl. It's a 1896 Appalachia love story of my grandparents who lived in Red Bird, Kentucky. Fannie's parents wouldn't let her court Wilke until she was older but something happens that changes their mind.