DEV Ships Company 1975 Captain S. A. Stuart Commander R. Kirkby Commander N. E. Warnecke Commander J. J. R. Tod Commander J.D Peakall Lt. Cdr. G.R Spooner Lt Cdr. F. Parkinson Lt Cdr. D.J Alexander Lt Cdr B. Rayner Lt Cdr. A. A. Teape Surg.Lt. A. A. P. Edwards Lt. I..R. Gulliver Surg.Lt. W. M. Luke […]
Here is a list of those who have served on HMS Devonshire. If you wish to add your name please contact us. Our apologies to those who have previously been added but now ommited. Please re submit. Also if your details are not correct. Gibraltar 1971 A ALLEN “Derby” Sid 1939-42 ALLEN ” Derby […]
John Francis Elton Watkins Served in the Royal navy from 1940- 1949. Born 20/09/1918 1939. Educated at University of Aberstwyth, Wales. 1940. Joined Royal navy as a Ordinary seaman. 1941. (January) Commissioned to Sub Lieutenant. Royal Naval reserve. 1943. Promoted to Lieutenant. 1946. Demobilised. 1949. Rejoined and graduated B.Sc (Agric) June 1952. War Duties: Gunnery […]
The First “Devonshire Built by William Wyatt at Burlesdon on Southampton Water. Launched 6th May 1692. A Third-rater of 1,220 tons: 80 guns. Length 127 ft. Breadth 41 ft. : Depth 17 ft. Complement varied from 410—490 men : and after the 1704 refit was 700. Cape Barfleur was the scene of the “Devonshire’s” first […]
I packed my kit bag 25 times from 1957 to 1984.