HMS Exeter: Comments and Quotes


Cdr Paul Brown, Commanding Officer of the present-day HMS EXETER, said:

"This is very much a reminder of the sacrifices made by our predecessors in these gallant ships. And although this battle took place 68 years ago, we should also remember that this news will undoubtedly have an effect on survivors and the families of the ships' companies involved."


Mrs Betty Jowett. Wife of a survivor:

"When you speak to the diver again, tell him to look in Dad's locker for the full bottle of rum, it was the only thing he mentioned when asked about the sinking"
















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