Tag Archives: Submarine

John Wallace Linton VC, DSO, DSC

John Wallace Linton (15/10/1905 – 23/03/1943) was posthumously awarded  the Victoria Cross while commanding HM Submarines.  (The convoy attack specified in the citation occurred off Libya on 28/29 May 1942) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Linton) The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 21 May 1943 Supplement: 36028 Page :2329 … Continue reading

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Peter Scawen Watkinson Roberts VC, DSC

Peter Scawen Watkinson Roberts  (28/07/1917 – 8/12/1979) was awarded the Victoria Cross while serving on board HM Submarine Thrasher during the Second World War, north of Crete, in the Mediterranean. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 5 June 1942, Supplement: … Continue reading

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Resurgam. Gosport

Gosport is the home of the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, and it is really a wonderful way to get a glimpse at the men and machines that are associated with submarines. The submarine service by its very nature, was a … Continue reading

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War Memorial at Lazeretto Point, Sandbanks, Holy Loch, Scotland.

This War Memorial at Lazeretto Point at Sandbanks on the Holy Loch, Scotland,  was photographed by James Houston-McMillan, and is used with his permission. It commemorates the men of Sandbank and Ardnadam who lost their lives during the two World … Continue reading

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The National Submarine War Memorial.

This Memorial to Submariners of the Royal Navy who died in both World Wars, may be found on the Victoria Embankment of the Thames near Charing Cross, London. The Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport similarly has a set of … Continue reading

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