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Captain Henry Taprell Dorling [1883-1963] R.n. [author] Two Passports [1937-57] For Sale
This is an unreserved sale for two cancelled British Passports [1937-57]for Captain Henry Taprell Dorling [1883-1963] D.S.O., Royal Navy[retd] & author.
Captain Henry Taprell Dorling [1883-1963] D.S.O. R.N. [retd.]; F.R.Hist.S.; 2nd son of late Colonel Francis Dorling, late Royal Sussex Regiment, of Farnborough, Hants; married. 1909, Evelyne, daughter of late Roderick Mac-Donald of Kew, Surrey, one son. Education: H.M.S. Britannia 1897; served H.M.S. Terrible, South Africa and China, including Relief of Pekin, 1900; European War, 1914-1918 [despatches, D.S.O.]; gold medal from Swedish Government for saving life at sea, 1917; retired, 1929; recalled to Navy, 1939; Ministry of Information and afloat in all types of warships, [1939-42]; Staff of C.-in-C. Mediterranean, Dec. [1942-45]; a Younger Brother of Trinity House ; Member of the Navy Records Society, and of the Society for Nautical Research. Officer of the Legion of Merit, U.S.A., 1944.Publications : Under pseudonym Taffrail, Pincher Martin, O.D. ; Michael Bray ; Sea Venturers of Britain ; Sea Escapes and Adventures ; Pirates, 1929 ; Men o' War, 1929; Kerrell; Endless Story; The Scarlet Stripe, 1932; Dover-Ostend, 1933; The Man from Scapa Flow, 1933; Seventy North, 1934; Second Officer; Swept Channels, 1935; Mid-Atlantic, 1936 ; Mystery at Milford Haven ; Mystery Cruise; Operation M.O.; The Shetland Plan, 1939; The Navy in Action, 1940; Chenies, 1943 ; Battle of the Atlantic, 1946; Western Mediterranean, [1942-45], 1948; Blue Star Line, 1948; Toby Shad, 1949; The Jade Lizard, 1951; The New Moon, 1952; and other books on naval and nautical subjects; late Naval Correspondent. of The Observer; did considerable broadcasting and wrote many naval feature programmes for the B.B.C. Address: 97 Rivermead Court, Hurlingham, S.W.6. T.: Renown 3996. Clubs: Army and Navy, Royal Cruising, Hurlingham; [Hon.] Royal Yacht Squadron [Cowes].
CONDITION: Commensurate with age and use.
SIZE:6" x 4"
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Captain Henry Taprell Dorling [1883-1963] R.n. [author] Two Passports [1937-57]: $111