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Penguin News - Falkland Islands

Penguin News Vol 26 No 22

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The making of the battles of Coronel and the Falklands Part 16

Saturday 21st November 1914

Capt. Grant:  The most important person in the Falklands was now Captain Heathcoat Grant of the Canopus.  He went on to become an Admiral, but little is known of him as a person.  The writer, Sir Compton Mackenzie (of Whisky Galore and Monarch of the Glen renown), met him on the Canopus in the Eastern Mediterranean a few months later, and of this encounter he said the following:

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