Memories from WW2 Commander on HMS Victorious

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Memories from WW2 Commander on HMS Victorious

Post by vidal » Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:07 pm

Hi All,

First post, so be gentle!

I'm the webmaster for the HMS Victorious Association. As part of our archive, we have some mp3 files of the memories of Commander Ross on his time on the Vic. I thought I may share some of them with you.

http://www.hmsvictoriousassociation.com ... ck%201.mp3
http://www.hmsvictoriousassociation.com ... ck%202.mp3
http://www.hmsvictoriousassociation.com ... ck%203.mp3
http://www.hmsvictoriousassociation.com ... ck%204.mp3

Loads of pictures in the gallery - http://www.hmsvictoriousassociation.com/pictures/

Thanks for looking - and listening.

V.

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Re: Memories from WW2 Commander on HMS Victorious

Post by RF » Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:28 am

As webmaster, perhaps I could ask a favour, as I believe you may have this information.

What was the position of HMS Victorious as at 9 AM on the morning of 27 May 1941, specifically how far was the ship from the position of Bismarck?

It has been alleged in another thread that HMS Victorious was present at the site of Bismarcks' last battle, apparently in visual contact with the enemy and thus within range of Bismarcks' 15 inch guns, and that on that morning aircraft from HMS Victorious torpedoed and sank Bismarck. It is further alleged that the presence of HMS Victorious was kept secret along with the alleged air strike.

I would appreciate your comments on this.
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Re: Memories from WW2 Commander on HMS Victorious

Post by vidal » Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:12 am

RF wrote:As webmaster, perhaps I could ask a favour, as I believe you may have this information.

What was the position of HMS Victorious as at 9 AM on the morning of 27 May 1941, specifically how far was the ship from the position of Bismarck?

It has been alleged in another thread that HMS Victorious was present at the site of Bismarcks' last battle, apparently in visual contact with the enemy and thus within range of Bismarcks' 15 inch guns, and that on that morning aircraft from HMS Victorious torpedoed and sank Bismarck. It is further alleged that the presence of HMS Victorious was kept secret along with the alleged air strike.

I would appreciate your comments on this.
Hi, I've never heard this, but our WW2 members are getting a little thin on the ground at the moment. We have a reunion coming up soon, I will ask there. I'll see if I can get info straight "from the horse's mouth."

V.

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Re: Memories from WW2 Commander on HMS Victorious

Post by RF » Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:58 am

Can I invite you to take a look at a thread in the section ''The Wreck of the Bismarck'' which is entitled ''Victorious and its involvement'' with respect to posts made by jason spurr.
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Re: Memories from WW2 Commander on HMS Victorious

Post by dunmunro » Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:40 am

vidal wrote:Hi All,

First post, so be gentle!

I'm the webmaster for the HMS Victorious Association. As part of our archive, we have some mp3 files of the memories of Commander Ross on his time on the Vic. I thought I may share some of them with you.

http://www.hmsvictoriousassociation.com ... ck%201.mp3
http://www.hmsvictoriousassociation.com ... ck%202.mp3
http://www.hmsvictoriousassociation.com ... ck%203.mp3
http://www.hmsvictoriousassociation.com ... ck%204.mp3

Loads of pictures in the gallery - http://www.hmsvictoriousassociation.com/pictures/

Thanks for looking - and listening.

V.
Thanks for posting that!.

Do you have any copies of "The Buzz" on line?

cheers

Duncan

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