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by Peter
Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 670
Replies: 61
Views: 49336

Re: MTB 670

It is with great interest that i read the story of MTB 670 , having spent much time serving in the Island campaign from October 1943 until April 1945 on MTB 243 and later MGB 647 the action reported in the Planinsky Channel reminded me of our last action which took place on April 10th 1945 in that a...
by Peter
Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Veterans of Vis
Replies: 1
Views: 5167

Veterans of Vis

This years 2012 visit to the Island of Vis will be from May 26th to June 2nd staying at the Hotel Issa overlooking the bay at Vis. 7 nights twin room with sea view half board £432 per person Single supplement £91 Flight from Gatwick Easyjet departure at 05.55 .Families and friends welcome
PETRO
by Peter
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: Obituary Notices
Topic: Clem Mills
Replies: 1
Views: 5011

Re: Clem Mills

Clem Mills It is with much sadness to learn of the death of Clem Mills . He will always be remembered for his welcome and wise councilling at the many meetings of the CFVA National and Execative Meetings during my term as Chairman . It was also fitting that he filled the role of our last National Se...
by Peter
Sun May 29, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Visit to Vis - 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 5514

Re: Visit to Vis - 2011

British Veterans of Vis Our departure from Vis on this our final visit at 05-00 hs on Saturday 21st May was with a heavy heart and tear drop eyes as the ferry left the shore line further astern we were left with the memories of a people and a place that has been part of our lives over some 21 visits...
by Peter
Fri Apr 08, 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: Photos of MTB Officers in Bastia, 1944
Replies: 4
Views: 5489

Re: Photos of MTB Officers in Bastia, 1944

Gentlemen The forum enquiry from America is very interesting as it concerns PT Boats in the Mediterranean .This is covered in the Book " MTB's at War" by L.C Reynolds and H.F Cooper . The photograph is also good and hopefully the Officers can be recognised . My only experience of the PT boats was in...
by Peter
Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:39 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Visit to Vis - 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 5514

Visit to Vis - 2011

British Veterans of Vis ; This years visit will be from Saturday May 14th --Saturday May 21st . Details of the programme for the week in addition to our normal Services of Remembrance at Vis Cemetery - RAF Memorial- Freedom Fighters. Memorial in Komiza and our own Memorial on the jetty; There will b...
by Peter
Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:30 am
Forum: Actions & Operations
Topic: Anniversary of the Bari Raid
Replies: 1
Views: 6289

Anniversary of the Bari Raid

Bari (Italy) Raid December 2nd 1943 "As I Recall" The action took place during a critical time of the Allied Forces advance through the belly of Italy. Supplies had become a major factor in the battle. Bari was the most forward harbour of the ports able to cope with the crisis of supplies. It was on...
by Peter
Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:00 pm
Forum: Obituary Notices
Topic: Leading Wren Brenda Coombs
Replies: 0
Views: 5427

Leading Wren Brenda Coombs

Leading Wren Brenda Coombs We send our deepest sympathy to Alison and her Sister Pat and Family at this sad time with the cherished memories we hold of a very sincere friend and shipmate. It was at Lowestoft HMS Mantis where Brenda embarked on a wartime romance, when on a run ashore she met the A/B ...

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