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Approach of the Storm, Images of WWII - Thomas Arthur Russell’s Photograph Album — No. 03

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21 December 2005

HMS Quail early 1943 working up at Scapa Flow.

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Approach of the Storm, Images of WWII - Thomas Arthur Russell’s Photograph Album — No. 03

Mined entering Bari harbour Italy November 1943. In which a few minutes saver my life. Mined under the stern, I’d just taken steering engine reading and returned to gear room. In the great Bari disaster including mustered gas.

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