23 July 1941

Raid No 50

At 00.09 23 on 23 July 1941 the warning was sounded and Raiders passed at 03.24. About 7 HE’s were dropped in Eastern Division, Holderness Road & Alexandra Dock areas. Houses and shops damaged. Three persons seriously injured and six slightly injured, also two persons drowned at the Alexander Docks. Damage to house property and shops was caused by HE bombs. 7 shops and 5 houses demolished, 2 shops and 8 houses badly damaged and 76 houses slightly damaged. Two motor lighters and one keel sunk in Alexander Dock.