Captain Parry on bridge of the Achilles

Captain Parry on bridge of the <em>Achilles</em>

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!