Granddad and the SC209

  • – granddad in uniform
  • -– granddad in uniform
  • – a poem about granddad and his shipmates, written by officer prouty
  • – hand written notes for granddad’s crewmen for engine room watch duty
  • – a copy of a log entry showing the men in granddad’s team, their various responsibilities, etc.
  • – a copy of the press release from 1942 explaining the intent of the memorial that granddad offered the navy.
  • – two short newspaper articles about the sinking of sc206
  • – a short newspaper article about the sinking of sc206
  • – an article from wwii talking about the plaque to be awarded to a patrol class ship.
  • – another article from wwii talking about the plaque to be awarded to a patrol class ship.
  • – upper half of article on sinking. still needs to be stitched to the next picture.
  • – lower half of article on sinking. still needs to be stitched to the previous picture.
  • – 3 more articles on the sinking
  • – newspaper photo of the crewmembers from sc209
  • – an original proof of the final plaque engraving.
  • – an article telling about the pc565 receiving the award (haven’t figured out what magazine it was from).
  •  – an article in the september 1942 “yachting” magazine telling how the winner of the memorial was to be decided.

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