On the 12th of March 1917, the British Submarine E49 was lost when it struck a German mine whilst leaving Baltasound, Shetland. The Royal Navy E- Class submarine sank and the wreck now lies 29 m under the sea.  The tragedy is now marked as on of the heaviest loss of navy military during the first World War. Reginald James Wakefield from Cardiff was also on board that day. Reginald joined the Royal Navy on the 3rd of September 1912….