Captain Parry on bridge of the Achilles

HMS Achilles' Captain W.E. Parry dresses his leg wounds following the Battle of the River Plate. Behind him is the navigating officer, Lieutenant G.G. Cowburn.

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Posted: 02 Apr 2013

Many thanks for the correction. My father was on an attachment from the British Navy to NZ Navy. He almost retired to NZ - but for family reasons he returned to Wales. We will beat you at rugby one day!


Posted: 29 Mar 2013

It matters a lot! Thanks for letting us know, I'll change the caption now. Regards, Jamie Mackay


Posted: 28 Mar 2013

G.C.Cowburn is in fact G.G.Cowburn - not that it matters. I am his son!