HMS Roberts

HMS Roberts seen in 1940.



HMS Roberts, date and location unknown.



1943: Able Seamen seen on HMS Roberts in the Med. Jack Coverdale is seen 2nd row center. Others names are; James (Stoke-on-Trent), Ellson (Bristol), Simmons (Ipswich), Hawkins (Scouse).
(Photo from the collection of John "Jack" Coverdale, R.N.)
Courtesy of David Berridge, R.N.



June 1944: HMS Roberts seen in action off Normandy, France.
(Photo from the collection of John "Jack" Coverdale, R.N.)
Courtesy of David Berridge, R.N.



1944: The officers and men of HMS Roberts. A/Capt. (Retired) Ronald E. C. Dunbar, R.N. is seen seated at center. Petty Officer Arthur John Berry is the 2nd man to right of Capt. Dunbar.
(Photo from the collection of Petty Officer Arthur John "Art" Berry, R.N.)
Courtesy of Raymond Berry



HMS Roberts seen in the early 1960's on the Tamar River near Devonport Dockyard. Roberts is moored on the old battleship trot. In the background is the town of Saltash, from here she was taken for breaking.






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