Thank you – I've sent you a pm earlier with the details, if you see top right of page when logged in.To Admin: Thanks for the information. That's great. Also I will gladly email a copy of my father's memoirs to you if you tell me how & where to send.
The Coastal Forces Heritage Trust carries a letter from your father on the subject of minesweeping on page 11 of its Issue 15 November 2014 newsletter, available for download, along with others, from their web site. There's also an insightful piece on the subject, entitled, Memories of a Minesweeping War, written by the late Adrian Martin MBE, VRD.My Dad (Derek Gwyther Jones) was navigator on the ML250:
Interestingly enough my dad served in an Arctic Convoy aboard HMS Venus (JW58 - I think) before transferring into coastal forces too.I think my Dad's war experience can be summed up by 'one close shave after another'. He was unharmed, yet went on one of the roughest the arctic convoys (JW53), D-Day, Scheldt, and then island of Bangka.
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