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Captain Sir Robert Arbuthnot RN, with machine number 24 (registration BB373), 1908 TT (Tourist Trophy)

Date(s): 22 September 1908

Scope & Content: 3rd place. Arbuthnot (and his motorcycle) were lost at the Battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916. In 1908, he came third in the single-cylinder class of the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) on a Triumph.

Rear-Admiral Sir Robert Keith Arbuthnot, 4th Baronet, KCB MVO was an enthusiastic member of the Motor Cycling Club. He kept his motorbike in his day cabin on board his ship.

Language: eng

Item name: photograph

Collection: Photographic Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: PG/7238

Subject tags : #TT&MOTORSPORT


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