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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 17422

    A half length portrait of Admiral Sir Max K Horton, KCB, DSO, Commander in Chief, Western Approaches stood in his office at Derby House, Liverpool, which overlooks the Operations Room (not in view).

  • Hawthorn, Charles Wilfred (Oral history)

    Hawthorn, Charles Wilfred (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1998-08-11

    18458

    British telegraphist air-gunner served with 764 Sqdn, Fleet Air Arm in GB, 1941-1942; served with 810 Sqdn, Fleet Air Arm aboard HMS Illustrious in Indian Ocean, 1942; served with 776 Sqdn, Fleet Air Arm in GB, 1943-1944.

  • Jones, Thomas Henry (Oral history)

    Jones, Thomas Henry (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1999-07-27

    19391

    British seaman served aboard HMS Comorin in Atlantic, 1939-1941 including sinking 4/1941; petty officer served aboard HMS Malcolm in Atlantic, Arctic and Mediterranean, 1941-1943; served on shore duties in GB, 1944-1945

  • THE 2ND ESCORT GROUP RETURNS TO LIVERPOOL [Allocated Title]

    THE 2ND ESCORT GROUP RETURNS TO LIVERPOOL [Allocated Title]

    (film) Made by: Admiralty (Production sponsor) 1944-03

    ADM 576

    The 2nd Escort Group returns to Liverpool after a successful cruise in which six U-boats were destroyed three of them within 16 hours. They are greeted by cheering crowds. The First Lord of the Admiralty, A V Alexander, congratulates Captain Walker and...

  • FUNERAL OF CAPTAIN WALKER, PART 2 [Allocated Title]

    FUNERAL OF CAPTAIN WALKER, PART 2 [Allocated Title]

    (film) Made by: Admiralty (Production sponsor) 1944

    ADM 1223

    Further footage of Captain F J Walker's funeral.

  • FUNERAL OF CAPTAIN WALKER, PART 1 [Allocated Title]

    FUNERAL OF CAPTAIN WALKER, PART 1 [Allocated Title]

    (film) Made by: Admiralty (Production sponsor) 1944

    ADM 1222

    The funeral of Captain F J Walker.