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18th April 2018 - Phil Judkins
Convoy - The War at Sea
The War at Sea incorporating Intercept and Decryption, Radar (both airborne and ship-borne),
High Frequency Direction Finding (Huff-Duff), anti-submarine missiles such as Squid,
a variety of mines and torpedoes, including magnetic mines, acoustic and ‘hunting’
torpedoes, and anti-ship missiles.
Phil's talk follows four convoys - English South Coast, Atlantic, Malta and Arctic
– and illustrates the different weapons used, with the particular local interest
that air to surface vessel anti-submarine radar in its modern form was developed
by Sir Bernard Lovell and colleagues at Leeson House, Langton Matravers.
16th May 2018 - Ray Jones
Working with HM Submarines
Ray's talk will take the audience on a virtual “on board” tour of H.M. Submarines
from the 1960s through to the present day, and will be liberally interspersed with
photographs. He intends to share some of his own personal experiences but only with
information which is already in the public domain.
Ray initially prepared this talk for Engineers joining his team to give them an insight
into H.M. Submarines so that they knew in advance what to expect and how to conduct
themselves on board.
Ray, whose background is in Electronic Engineering, will also include a review of
submarine principal weapons.