AUDIO CLIPS

Listen to voices from the past

Simply click on the appropriate button and listen to tales from past shipmates (including a civilian) who were interviewed and recorded by the Imperial War Museum about their time on board HMS Superb.  You can also go to the I.W.M. website and listen to a great deal more of each person's history including their experiences on other ships.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SOMETIMES THE CLIPS TAKE A WHILE TO CONNECT

Petty  Officer Alan Dunlop speaks of his promotion to Petty Officer; character of leadership course; exercise with Dutch pilots aboard HMS Boxer; South American cruise aboard HMS Superb, 1955

Alan Dunlop - Imperial War Museum
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Eric Gow  served aboard HMS Veryan Bay and tells  a short tale of a fight with crew of HMS Superb over football match at Port Stanley, 25th December, 1954

Wireless Operator Eric Gow - Imperial War Museum
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Able Seaman Leonard Alfred Dunn

served aboard HMS Superb around 1949 & HMS Belfast during Korean War, 1950-1951

Able Seaman Leonard Dunn - Imperial War Museum
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Able Seaman William Edward Empson on board in 1952

Able Seaman William Empson - Imperial War Museum
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Petty Officer Eric Smith

British seaman served aboard HMS Ajax in Atlantic, 1938-1940 & HMS Superb

 

Petty Officer Eric Smith - Imperial War Museum
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Lieutenant Commander John David Latimer REPARD 1954-55 Cruise

Lt Commander Repard - Imperial War Museum
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Pat Battley served as ordinary seaman aboard HMS Superb, Home Fleet, 1948-1949; also served aboard HMS Belfast and HMS Diamond, 

Ordinary Seaman Pat Battley - Imperial War Museum
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 Robert Fooks was a Leading Seaman & served aboard HMS Superb, 1912-1913 also served on HMS Minotaur, HMS Canada and HMS Sable 

Leading Seaman Fooks - Imperial War Museum
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Petty Officer Stoker Ted HILL  was a Petty Officer Stoker aboard HMS Superb, Eastern Fleet,

1956-1957

 

Petty Officer Hill Part 1 - Imperial War Museum
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Petty Officer Hill Part 2 - Imperial War Museum
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Audrey Nichols was a British civilian who worked as a tack welder at Swan Hunter shipyard, Tyneside, GB, 1943-1945

Welder Audrey Nichols - Imperial War Museum
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Ordinary Torpedoman Denis Vichion

Recollections of period aboard HMS Superb based at Portland, 9/1947-12/1947:

Torpedoman Denis Vichion - Imperial War Museum
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