Jervis Bay Exhibit
The Historic Dockyard Chatham, UK

BBC Today July 24 2010

A new exhibition opened at Chatham Historic Dockyard in Kent on July 24, 2010. Its main exhibit is a model of the Second World War merchant cruiser, the Jervis Bay. Correspondent, Mike Thomson, tells the story of the ship's valiant final action, protecting other ships from the German pocket battleship, the Admiral Scheer.

Jervis Bay model Jervis Bay model

70th Anniversary Nov5.1940-2010
The Historic Dockyard Chatham, UK

A video by the War Graves Commission

A 70th anniversary memorial service to commemorate the loss of HMS Jervis Bay was held at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, in Kent. Relatives of those aboard the converted cruise liner exchanged stories and memories with other relatives, as the fateful events of 5th November 1940 were relived. Many of those who died are commemorated at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's naval memorial at Chatham.

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Trevor and Anita Reeve Trevor Reeve Trevor, Anita, and Sir Ian Garnett

Used by Kind Permission of Daniel Turner - Copyright - Youinspire Photography, Gravesend, Kent.

Sea Breezes Magaize

Remembering HMS Jervis Bay, 1922-2010
Saint John, NB, Canada

A video by Harold Wright

The exhibit commemorated HMS Jervis Bay through documents, photos and artifacts. The ship was refitted at the Saint John Drydock in July-August 1940. The ship was sunk on 05 November 1940. The exhibit was at the Saint John Arts Centre, Saint John, New Brunswick, from 05 November 2010 until 10 January 2011.

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