5th November 2008, 20:55
I`m looking for the book telling about the career of Frank Twiss who was my Captain on the cruiser HMS CEYLON on her final commission in the RN in 1958/60, he was promoted an Admiral shorly after and went back to the Far East as C in C ,later he was Black Rod, the guy who bangs on Parliament doors with his stick, anyone know what the name of the author and the title of the book?
5th November 2008, 21:40
Is it -
"Social Change in the Royal Navy 1924-1970 - The Life & Times of Admiral Sir Frank Twiss" edited by Chris Howard-Bailey (ISBN 0750906103) ?
Listed on Abebooks
7th November 2008, 10:59
Kris mate you are spot on, I read this book years ago now I want to purchase it so with the info you have given me I can go ahead,thanks mate, if we ever meet the 1st tot is on me.
7th November 2008, 11:14
You're welcome, Dave, and I look forward to it. (Thumb)