Discharge book of William Hopkins, fireman, Blue Funnel (Ocean Steam Ship Company).



Discharge book of William Hopkins (1915-1986), Fireman, Birkenhead showing sinking of HMS Patroclus, ex Blue Funnel, Armed Merchant Cruiser 3 Nov 1940. Newspaper cutting re Hopkins' commendation for bravery. Copy autographed sheet from 1st (and only?) reunion of the survivors, 3 Nov 1972. Left sea 1947 became a docker.