WITH THOSE IN PERIL. A CHAPLAIN'S LIFE IN THE ROYAL NAVY.

Pocock, Rev. Lovell.


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Privately Published by the Author, Upton-upon-Severn, 2nd ed., 1989 (first pub. 1986). 316 pp., several photo & other ills. D.j., 24 x 16cm. Upper corner of front board bumped, o/w Nr.FINE. The Reverend Lovell Pocock, OBE, MA, RN (Retd.) recalls his wartime experiences as a naval chaplain. In 1939 he was a young chaplain serving aboard HMS CERES, one of the ships of the Eleventh Cruiser Squadron on the Northern Patrol based at Scapa Flow and Sollum Voe. In 1940 he went out to Singapore and in 1942 evaded capture by the Japanese when Singapore fell. He returned home aboard Bibby Line's SS. STAFFORDSHIRE. After the war he continued to serve in the Royal Navy and in 1948 was chaplain aboard the cruiser HMS LIVERPOOL, Mountbatten's flagship, and went on to 1963 in HMS SISKIN, HMS HERON, and the Royal Marine School of Music at Deal.


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