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Royal Navy career of Adm. F.R.Twiss RN

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Old 5th November 2008, 20:55
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Royal Navy career of Adm. F.R.Twiss RN

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?
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Old 5th November 2008, 21:40
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"Social Change in the Royal Navy 1924-1970 - The Life & Times of Admiral Sir Frank Twiss" edited by Chris Howard-Bailey (ISBN 0750906103) ?
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Old 7th November 2008, 10:59
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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.

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You're welcome, Dave, and I look forward to it.
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