Doug Cannell


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  • Interview with Mr Doug Cannell

    Mr Doug Cannell, born to Manx and English parents and brought up in Essex, talks to David Callister about a whole host of topics including:

    Memories of parents
    Henry Ford connection
    Training as an electrician
    The 1930’s depression
    Working for various shipping companies
    Outbreak of WW2
    Escorted convoys
    Atlantic Star medal
    Injuries and treatment
    Merchant Navy post war years
    Getting married
    The blowing up of The Graf Spee

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