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Gold Run by Bob Pearson

Gold Run by Bob Pearson

Just to let you know if a British publisher would ever take on the Norwegian gold transport story. Well, Casemate has decided that the time is right and have taken the book.…

Eventful Voyage

Eventful Voyage

HMS ARLANZA 1915-16 by Leading Signalman Jerry Driscoll and Peter Down Here is an extract from the book concerning HMS Glasgow; Appendix 6 HMS GLASGOW Following their adventure in Russia,…

HMS Glasgow & HMS Arlanza

Here is a chapter on the earlier GLASGOW in which my maternal grandfather Jerry Driscoll served as Yeoman of Signals from January 1916 to February 1918. “Eventful Voyage”, the book…

HMS Glasgow Log 1914-1918

This makes some interesting reading.I do not think this was a very happy ship as 152 Warrants were read from March 1914 to paying off in February 1918. I also…

Tirpitz the Pig

Tirpitz the Pig

HMS Glasgow and Tirpitz (pig) Tirpitz was a pig captured from the German Navy after a naval skirmish following the Battle of the Falkland Islands in 1914. He subsequently became…

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