Seeking information about the 10th Hussars aboard the S.S. Ismore, which sailed from Liverpool, 5 Nov 1899 and went aground at a place called "Soldier's Reef" off West Africa 3 Dec 1899. HMS Niobe and HMS Doris came to the aid of the ship. Does anyone know of an account of this incident and where I might be able to obtain it? Thank you.
The account of the shipwreck can be found in a book The Tenth Royal Hussars By Michael Brander 1969 no 85052 014 2 published by Lee Cooper on Pages 79
The wreck came about by the Captain By disabaying his ordes to keep fifty miles off the coast during a storm that had raged for two days All supplies and all but twenty horses were lost.