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May 17, 2018

U-boat victims' warm welcome

When a Norwegian ship's lifeboat arrived at Llangrannog, Ceredigion, in December 1917, villagers quickly lit fires in their homes and fetched dry clothes. One of the sailors had died of exposure after a U-boat sank ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

their steamship. His body was taken to the Pentre Arms, and the turnout for his funeral was said to be the biggest ever in the village. For more on this and other Pentre Arms stories - including poet Dylan Thomas' expulsion for helping himself to drinks from the bar - use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the windows of the pub. Or click here