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  • Compilation


    (sound) Made by: Pearce, Frank (interviewee/speaker) 1993


    Compilation entitled 'Great Naval Operations - The Story of the Battle of the River Plate, 12/1939', includes narrative and sound effects

  • Bauchop, Mary Dewar (Oral history)

    Bauchop, Mary Dewar (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Gift (Production company)


    British civilian survivor of SS Athenia sunk by German U-boat in Atlantic, 3/Sep/1939

  • Morris, Austin (Oral history)

    Morris, Austin (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Lane, Tony (recorder) 1988


    British civilian worked as bell-boy and waiter aboard Merchant Navy passenger ships in the Atlantic and Mediterranean, 1933-1939; served with Merchant Navy in Atlantic and Mediterranean, 1939-1942; survived sinking of HMHS Gloucester Castle in south...

  • Clarence, George (Oral history)

    Clarence, George (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Lane, Tony (recorder) 1988


    West Indian civilian seaman settled in Liverpool, 1940; torpedoed on Eskdene in South Atlantic, 1941; engine-greaser on Loch Mona worldwide 1942-1945, including North Africa landings, 1942

  • Warren, John (Oral history)

    Warren, John (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Warren, John (interviewee/speaker) 1988


    British civilian served as mess room boy, cabin boy and ordinary seaman with Merchant Navy in GB, Indian Ocean, Atlantic and Mediterranean, 1940-1945

  • Denmark, Robert Arthur (Oral history)

    Denmark, Robert Arthur (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Munroe, Rick (recorder) 2007


    British seaman served as DEMS gunner aboard SS Kirkpool in South Atlantic, 1942; POW aboard German raiders Thor and Ravensburg and in Japan, 1942-1945

  • Northover, Roy (Oral history)

    Northover, Roy (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1996-07-24


    British stoker served aboard HMS Malaya in GB coastal waters and Atlantic, 1936-1937; petty officer served as joiner aboard HMS Eagle in Indian Ocean, Mediterranean and Atlantic, 1939-1942 including sinking, 11/8/1942; served aboard HMS Valiant in Far...

  • Hutchinson, Frederick George (Oral history)

    Hutchinson, Frederick George (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1989-09-14


    British boy seaman trained at HMS Ganges in GB, 1937-1938; seaman served as diver aboard HMS Resolution in Atlantic, during Norwegian Campaign and Mediterranean, 1939-1940; served aboard HMS Totland in Atlantic, 1940-1941; served aboard HMS Phoebe in...

  • Repard, David Latimer (Oral history)

    Repard, David Latimer (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 2001-09


    British officer served aboard HMS Sheffield in North Sea, Atlantic and Mediterranean, 1940-1941; served aboard HMS Tartar, 1942-1943; served aboard HMS Byron, 1944-1945; served as Boys Divisional Officer at HMS Ganges and HMS Raleigh, 1945-1947; served...

  • Hollinshed, Montague (Oral history)

    Hollinshed, Montague (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1996-07-26


    British signaller served aboard HMT Lochalsh in GB coastal waters, 1939-1940; officer served aboard HMS Heather in Atlantic, 1941-1942; served aboard HMS Oxlip in Atlantic, Arctic and Mediterranean, 1942-1944; served aboard HMS Evenlode in Mediterranean...