Videos tagged with Navy

MyStory - Training to be a Sailor at 12 years of age

MyStory - Training to be a Sailor at 12 years of age

A MyStory film uploaded by DHE Solutions. [ A higher quality version of this film with subtitles can be viewed here - http://www.mystories.eu/stories/story/62/show ] On seeing how well his uncle; a ships boatswain, lived on board ship, Bill pestered his parents to go away to sea. He started training on the training Ship 'Indefatigable' at the age of 12. When war came he joined the Merchant Navy becoming a signalman. He later moved to the Royal Navy. The training he received on the Indefatigable held him in good stead for his life as a sailor. www.mystories.eu www.dhesolutions.co.uk

Serving in the Navy during the Second World War

Serving in the Navy during the Second World War

Sunny Talks about some of his experiences in the Navy during the Second World War where he served aboard the HMS Sutton and how war lead to a breakdown that got him sent to a Psychiatric Hospital