Category Archives: History News

New Oral History – History Update

The Oral History for Yeoman Alex Wheldale has been uploaded to the History Tab or you can select it by clicking this Link.  This oral history is very large and covers Wheldale’s naval expolits in great detail throughout the Second … Continue reading

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Blog – Update

The Oral History of Chief Yeoman ‘Bully’ Martinson – Chief Yeoman at the Battle of the River Plate has been uploaded to the site.  His story can be read by selecting the history tab or clicking this Link. Webmaster

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Unofficial History RNZN Communications – Update

Chapter 8 has been added to the Unofficial History of RNZN Communications.  This Chapter covers Cryptography and makes for interesting reading.   There has been many advances beyond what this chapter covers and hopefully this can be added to and brought … Continue reading

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History Update

Have a look at the Harry Coatsworth Story under the History Section.  Peter Smith has spent many hours putting this together and it is a great read.    Harry Coatsworth was one of the many Post Office Tels who joined the … Continue reading

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History Blog – Update

The section covering Naval Board Reports to the Defence Council has now been updated.   It would appear that 1976 is missing and I will rescan this document and update in due course. Capters 5 – Shore Expansion and Chapter 6 … Continue reading

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Updates to the Blog

The Unofficial History of RNZN Communications has now been updated with Chapter 3 covering ‘Wartime Expansion’  and Chapter 4 ‘Southern Activity’.  These chapters can be viewed under the History tab. ‘Did you know’ has been updated with ‘Morse Code’ and … Continue reading

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History of HMS Mercury

For those of you ‘old and bolds’ who had the pleasure of joining HMS MERCURY for training, you may be interested in this link HMS Mercury History Thanks Jim D for the link

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