taking our culture forward

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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