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Letter from Prince Philipicon for Story with photo

Letter from Prince Philip...

"Cat's-eye" Cunningham

When John Cunningham flight-tested arborne radar developed using valves designed by Chris Foulkes, he was...

Torpedoed in the Mediterranean.

Torpedoed in the Mediterranean. On board boat, torpedoed in the Mediterranean....

The Pacific Post

The Pacific Post...

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WW2 War Medalsicon for Story with photo

WW2 War Medals...

How I enjoyed the war

At the Navy Office they said, "Oh great!" and I was called up almost immediately. I was sent to the...

HMS Unisonicon for Story with photo

HMS Unison...

Instrument of Surrendericon for Story with photo

Instrument of Surrender...

Austin McNamara - survivor of HMS Hardy sinking at Narvik

Austin is the third sailor from the right facing to the front. See separate story on the WW2 site....

Certificate for Crossing the Arctic Circleicon for Story with photo

Certificate for Crossing the Arctic Circle...

HMS FORTHicon for Story with photo

This picture was submitted by Eileen Hynam from Bristol....

HMS Idefatigable in Australiaicon for Story with photo

While in the Pacific HMS Idefatigable had to stop in Australia for repairs. This is a photo of my father in...

marine accident

marine accident...

D Day

My Uncle tells the story how my Father and he where siting watching the Invison fleet sail from the Clyde...

Battleship voyage

I joined the Navy as an engine room apprentice & spent four years in Scotland. I went to the Far East...

STOP THE SCHARNHORST

It was 24th July 1941 The alarm bells were ringing in thr Admiralty.A RAF rec0nnaissance Spitfire had...

MEMORIES OF A LOVELY LADY

At the age of 13, I was despatched, for my Secondary School training, to The Nautical College Pangbourne....

Minesweeping at Malta

For Jack Williams' vivid personal account in three parts visit www.cronab.demon.co.uk/malta.htm. Thank...

Welcome to Guamicon for Story with photo

Welcome to Guam...

Crossing the Lineicon for Story with photo

Crossing the Line...

Proclamation from Neptuneicon for Story with photo

This Proclamation was given to David Wing's grandfather Fredrick Russell in September 1942 whilst on...

HMS 'Duke of York'icon for Story with photo

Bill's Ship HMS Duke of York which escorted the VIP's on the 'Missouri' for the signing of...

Some pictures from HMS Resolutionicon for Story with photo

Some years ago I was given a photo album containing over 100 photos taken aboard HMS Resolution....

HMS SIRIUS

Hello there has anyone heard of STAURT MORRISON he may also have been know as SAM. He served on HMS SIRIUS...

King of Norwayicon for Story with photo

King of Norway...

HMS Sagaicon for Story with photo

This is a photograph of the crew of HMS Saga which William Barnett served on for a time....

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