Eammon McGrath – HMS Invincible

When we were in Barrow, a transporter turned up with three and six inch cannon shells. This threw everyone until they realised that Invincible was a “through-deck cruiser”, whereas the last cruisers the fleet had was “Blake and Tiger”: these had 6 inch and 3 inch turrets.

Eammon McGrath (age 20 at time of picture)