HMS Coventry D118 - Guestbook
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This page last updated on Sunday 16th November 2014.

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Dave Nevey

United Kingdom

posted: 09.11.2008 09:20

Great to see something like this on the Web.
I\'m looking around before going to Church (Sunday 9th November) to remember two mates: Sunny Sunderland and Stuey Stuart (Argonaut).
Went through training with both and on to Dryad with Sunny - I served on the Coventry in 1981/82 for a short time remember lots of people but names have slipped away - The two I remember were Knocker White and Jimmy Greaves, who scared the life out of me as a Junior Seaman when I joined the ship - Once onboard I was soon on a run ashore with both in Sunderland. GREAT Memories. Sunny joined after I had left.

Then joined Invincible and I had the unfortunate job of Helo\' Controllers Assistant on that Day. I listened to a commentary of the after the attck (given by a helicopter pilot overhead). I have no shame in admitting that I sat there in tears whilst continuing to do my job. My thoughts were with Sunny and the rest orf the crew.

I hope this doesn\'t bring up memories that people would rather forget.

Best Wishes to you all !

United Kingdom

posted: 08.11.2008 21:00

I too remember those \"runs ashore\" HAPPY DAYS!! Burtos and Tony Winsor saved my life on many occasions!
will be thinking of you all and absent friends tomorrow
and to all the others who have fallen.GOD BLESS
Jim "Rocky" Hudson

United Kingdom

posted: 08.11.2008 20:15


I remember all those places you mention that we visited on the Coventry.
Willemshaven - we did the 100 mile road race.
Keil -Sid sat on a glass table and wound up in hospital.
Lisbon - I had my drink spiked, got rolled and lost my watch - I was brought back to the ship by an American shore patrol from USS Claud V Rickets.
Gibraltar - I did the rock race for the first time (in 28 mins 28 seconds).
And Sunderland I remember very well indeed....I met the lady wife!!!
Danielle Queripel

United Kingdom

posted: 08.11.2008 01:56

Was just wondering whether anyone knew or remembers my dad.. Barry William Queripel?
Simon Rouse

United Kingdom

posted: 07.11.2008 19:48

I have received an email from Lieutenant Commander Graham Lovatt, Commanding Office of HMS Clyde, the Falkland Islands patrol vessel, who has informed me of his plans to conduct a service of remembrance over our Ship and then anchor off Pebble Island and weather permitting put people ashore to conduct a memorial service at the Memorial site. Hopefully there will be photographs to send on as well. I have thanked the Captain and his crew on everyones behalf.