Contents - SS to HMS

 

Foreword  by  SS Toone

 

Incidents Index

 

 

Part I

Training & Naval Barracks

 

 

 

 

HMS Ganges

 

HMS Valkyrie, Isle of Man

 

HMS Drake, Devonport

 

HMS Victory & HMS Mercury

 

Radar Training at Rugby

 

RMS Orion to South Africa

 

 

 

 

 

Part II

HMS Express

 

 

 

 

HMS Express & Force 'Z''

 

Convoy Duty

 

Durban, South Africa

 

Sierra Leone

 

First Time at Sea

 

Home to Liverpool

 

Cape Town, South Africa

 

HMCS Gatineau

 

 

 

 

 

 
Part III

HMS Eastway

 

RMS Queen Mary

 

The Mediterranean

 

New York & Asbury Park

 

The Clyde

 

Leave with the Levines

 

Gibraltar

 

USS Battleaxe/ HMS Eastway

 

Lieutenant Brown

 

Ships Company & Fitting Out

 

Normandy Invasion

 

Final Goodbyes

 

South France Invasion

 

Convoy to England

 

Patricia

 

Sea Trials in Scotland

 

Victory!

 

 
Part IV

Demobilisation

 

HMS Collingwood

 

 

 

 

 

Appendices

 

HMS Express

HMS Eastway

 

 

The Author: Sid Toone

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