Bob Cook

Bob Cook joined the Royal Navy at the age of 17 in 1937. As a Boy Second Class he qualified as a Signal Boy and on attaining 18 years became an Ordinary Signalman. Bob relates his experiences at the Naval Training establishments and on to his wartime experiences as a signalman. He saw service on a number of different vessels, preferring smaller ones to the impersonal atmosphere of the large cruisers and destroyers. Bob tells the story of minesweeping, of escort duty in the frozen Russian...See more