HMS Prince of Wales Survivor at Christening of Successor

HMS Prince of Wales
(1940 MEDIA LTD)

ONE OF the few remaining survivors of the sinking of HMS Prince of Wales in 1941, out of a ship’s complement of more than 1,500, saw her carrier namesake recently christened at Rosyth. His attendance at that event gives us an opportunity to reflect on the experiences of a veteran who once served on board the new ship’s earlier namesake, writes Allan George.

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