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by SMDEVON
Fri Jan 07, 2022 8:57 am
Forum: Coastal Forces Models
Topic: HDML 1392 12" model
Replies: 8
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Re: HDML 1392 12" model

Hi there

Can you tell me please where this model is now ?
The model is in the Coastal Forces Museum in Gosport (opened late Sept 2021). Photo attached showing the display case, which is
by SMDEVON
Fri Dec 03, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Coastal Forces Models
Topic: HDML 1392 12" model
Replies: 8
Views: 17203

Re: HDML 1392 12" model

The model of HDML 1392 is now in the Coastal Forces Museum at Gosport. It's labelled as item 13 in a cabinet that holds info and memorabilia about Operation Neptune. (I could send you a photo of the cabinet but cannot see a way of doing this here...)
by SMDEVON
Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:35 am
Forum: Coastal Forces Models
Topic: HDML 1392 12" model
Replies: 8
Views: 17203

Re: HDML 1392 12" model

John Lloyd (for whom this lovely model was made) was my father's No. 1 during WW2. John was a charming man and kept in touch with dad (Dennis Frederick Merritt - known on board as Freddy) and introduced him to the CFVA. He also spoke a tribute at dad's funeral. Not to be forgotten.

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