HMS Glowworm And HMS Jervis Bay Ciamar Price

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Published: September 8th 2011

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HMS Glowworm And HMS Jervis Bay  by  Ciamar Price

HMS Glowworm And HMS Jervis Bay by Ciamar Price
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A short introduction to two stories of navy heroism in World War Two. brbrAt the start of the war, HMS Glowworm was on patrol near Norway when it encountered the German invasion force. Unable to retreat, it took on and severely damaged the muchMoreA short introduction to two stories of navy heroism in World War Two.

brbrAt the start of the war, HMS Glowworm was on patrol near Norway when it encountered the German invasion force. Unable to retreat, it took on and severely damaged the much larger German Battleship Admiral Hipper. brbrHMS Jervis Bay, a converted liner, was the convoy escort for convoy HX84, which was ambushed by the Pocket Battleship Admiral Scheer. It fought a lone action against the battleship to buy time for the convoy to scatter. HX84 also contained other heroes#58- The Beaverford, the San Demetrio and the Stureholm among them.brbrBoth actions were awarded the Victoria Cross for extreme valour.



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