HMS Warwick D-25
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4.
Nov. 11, 2018

Please could anyone share any crew photos or information. My uncle David Clegg PO Stoker was on the Warwick, when, with so many others, lost his life after being hit by a submarine. As a family we have many stories but little of his Naval career. Thank you so much.

Linda Scott


3.
Oct. 27, 2018

I am researching my Father's WWII service history, and just found out that he was serving on the HMS Warwick when it was sunk in Feb 1944. I see Ken Holmes, who was also a survivor, recently posted on your website, and I would love to get in touch with him. My Dad was Able Seaman Francis (Frank) Sudbury from Liverpool. He was in hospital for several days after the sinking due to temporarily losing his sight due to the oil in the water after the sinking.

After a period of survivor's Leave he went on to serve on the HMS Implacable in the Pacific. His ship became the mercy vessel after VJ day, and he spent the next several months repatriating POW's from the Far East. After the War he married my Mum in 1953 in Liverpool, and went on to have five sons. Sadly he died in 1978 aged 52 from lung cancer. Below is a photo taken when he joined the HMS Implacable.

Best regards,
Paul Sudbury

 

2.
May 7, 2018

I am one of only 2 survivors of HMS Warwick that are still about. The other one is David Harries who lives in Somerset. He's 95 and I'm 94. You can read my story on this page.

The Sinking of HMS Warwick by Ken Holmes.


Regards,
Ken Holmes


1.
Feb. 21, 2014

My Grandad, Thomas Henry Johnson, served on the Warwick and myself and family are keen to visit Padstow to pay our respects this summer. Do you know who I would contact locally to try and see any further information and possibly hire a boat to go out to where the ship is located. I have read a lot on the internet which states that there was a memorial service each year but I don't know if this still take place or how I would find out. Any help you can give me would be appreciated.

Kind regards,
Karen Twiss



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