1940 - The officers of the armed boarding vessel HMT Aquamarine. L to R: Temp. Lt. A. (Alexander) Wallace, RNVR, Lt.Cdr. S.R.J. (Sidney Richard James) Woods, RNR [in command AQUAMARINE until May.1940], Sub-Lt. D.B. (Dryden Byrne) Phillipson, RNR , Temp. Sub-Lt. P.C. (Patrick Corfe) Cother, RNVR
The ships company of the armed boarding vessel HMT Aquamarine.Officers Seated, 2nd row, central, L to R: Sub Lt D B Phillipson RNR, Lt Cdr S R J Woods RNR, Lt A Wallace RNVR, Sub Lt P C Cother RNVR.
HMS Aquamarine Kirkwall Bay Orkney Is,
View of the Faeroe Is. From the bridge of Aquamarine.
Looking aft from gun platform # 2 on watch.
Towing motor launches.
Skipper supervising reconstruction, PO nearest camera
Gun crew – includes Faulkner, MacDonald, Stuart, and Nicolson.
Skipper and Number 1 wearing balaclava helmet.
Some of the crew.
Three buccaneers - Sub Lt Phillipson RNR, Lt Cdr Woods RNR, Lt Wallace RNVR.
Towing close to the coast.
Towing close to the coast
Temp. Lt A Wallace, RNVR, Temp. Sub Lt P C Cother RNVR, Lt N P McLeod RNR [in command AQUAMARINE from May.1940],
The Flower class corvette HMS Mallow (K 81
The Flower class corvette HMS Mallow (K 81) off the Icelandic coast.
View from the bridge showing Mallows open gun turret.
HMS Mallow at sea, starboard side looking forward.
HMS Mallow at sea, starboard side looking aft.
Amidships, boat deck.
A signal man sends a message using semaphore flags.
HMS Mallow leads other Flower class corvettes of 8th Escort Group out of Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
May 1941, Hvalfjord Iceland, Mallows cooks and stewards rowing ashore in the ships whaler.
May 1941, Hvalfjord Iceland, Mallows cooks and stewards
rowing ashore in the ships whaler.
One of Mallows “bunting tossers” (signal man) poses off the Icelandic coast.
A musical interlude – a member of the engine room staff with his squeeze box.
5 Pilots of 772 Fleet Requirements Unit with a
Sub Lt. P F Pallott RNVR takes a sextant reading.
Six of Mallows officers - L to R: Temp. Sub-Lt. R.A. (Robert Adams) Burnett, RNVR, Temp. Lt. P.C. (Patrick Corfe) Cother, RNVR , Lt.Cdr. W.B. (William Brown) Piggot, RNR, Lt. Brignall [?], RNR , Lt. W.R.B. (William Robert Boyce) Noall, RNR, Temp. Mid. Burts [?], RNVR.
Lt.Cdr. W.B. (William Brown) Piggot RNR, (CO HMS Mallow) and Lt. W.R.B. (William Robert Boyce) Noall, RNR.
Temp. Mid. Burts [?], RNVR and Lt.Cdr. W.B. (William Brown) Piggot RNR, (CO HMS Mallow).
Lt. “Cappie” Noall RNR.
Lt. “Cappie” Noall RNR takes a nap.
Lt. “Cappie” Noall RNR takes another nap.
Someone else catching forty wink
Lt. Cother RNVR caught napping.
The ships barber at work.
The ships barber at work.
"Shave off " the C.O. with a once proud full set in his lap.
Lt Cdr. Piggot RNR (CO HMS Mallow) minus his beard.
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