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The Edinburgh Boys

A poem written for the crew by a barmaid at the 'Sea Hotel', South Shields, Co. Durham

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EDINBURGH CREW LIST

Information about those who served on Edinburgh during the Convoys. If you served on , or are a relative of someone who served on Edinburgh and you would like the information to be added to the list send us your details. Links to external sites can also be added here.

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LIFE ON BOARD

Articles and external websites that describe what it was like to serve on Edinburgh during the convoys and to experience her being topedoed and sunk. Included is a copy of Edinburgh's own 'Buzz' magazine provided by Adrian Petersen, grandson of Lieutenant C.H.Mashford

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EDINBURGH'S GOLD

In April 1981 Keith Jessop's survey ship Dammtor located Edinburgh at a depth of 800ft. By the beginning of September a salvage operation had started to recover the £45 million of gold bullion. Newspaper and magazine articles describe what happened....

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Gold From The Deep

The BBC Documentary of the recovery of Russian Gold from the HMS Edinburgh.

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CREW MEMBER GALLERY

This website was inititially set up in 2003 using documents photographs which I inherited from my grandfather, Marine Fred Cowin who served on Edinburgh during WW2. The above gallery are photos of crew members who served on HMS Edinburgh and have been sent in by the crew member themselves or their friends or family

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THE ARCTIC AND MALTA CONVOYS

HMS EDINBURGH took part in both Convoys. Here are a collection of YouTube Videos about the convoys

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THE ARCTIC STAR AND BOMBER COMMAND CLASP

AS OF 26 FEBRUARY 2013 VETERANS WHO SERVED ON THE ARCTIC CONVOYS OR THEIR FAMILIES CAN APPLY FOR THE ARCTIC STAR

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