Charlie Crowe

Interviews

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  • Interview with Mr Charlie Crowe

    Mr Charlie Crowe, born 29th February 1920, talks to David Callister about his memories, which include:

    Royal Navy and training
    The Battle of Narvick
    Dunkirk
    Tours of Duty on various ships
    Getting married
    WWII Destroyer The Wakefield
    The Ivanhoe
    Sinking of the German Merchant Ship The Atlantis
    Patrols in the Indian Ocean
    The Curlew
    Course in Marine Engineering
    Celebrating VJ Day
    Career with the Merchant Navy and promotion
    Serving on board The Norfolk
    Leaving the Royal Navy


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