'Evans of the Broke'
Captain Edward Evans was a pre-war polar explorer who became famous for his exploits on the destroyer HMS Broke during the First World War, in particular a clash with a larger force of German destroyers on 20 April 1917 (Battle of the Dover Strait), where he rammed one of the German destroyers, leading to a rare example of melee combat on the decks of the Broke. His naval career continued to flourish, and he eventually retired as a full Admiral, and 1st Baron Mountevans.
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Rickard, J (18 May 2019), 'Evans of the Broke' , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_evans_of_the_broke.html