German & Prussian Crown Princess with two eldest sons 1909
Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1886 1954), German Crown Princess and Crown Princess of Prussia, married to German Crown Prince Wilhelm, with her two eldest sons, (left) Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1906 1940), second in line to the German throne, but both his Grandfather and Father outlived him. (right) Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia (1907 1994), member of the Hohenzollern family, was the pretender to the abolished German monarchy.
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Herzogin Cecilie wrecked off Starhole Bay, Devon
The Herzogin Cecilie, a German four mast barque (Windjammer), named after German Crown Princess Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1886-1954), on the rocks off Starhole (Starehole) Bay, near Salcombe, Devon, after one of her many races round the world. She was gradually broken up by the waves, and the remains are still on the seabed."
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