Gallery 2
The Robert Nicklin Collection

The following photos are a selection from Robert's private collection. All taken whilst on board HMS Javelin, they are a remarkable illustration of the ferocity of the Mediterranean campaign.
HMAS Nestor depth charged by Javelin.
HMAS Nestor under tow by Javelin.
Javelin in rough weather. 'shipping it green'. Note the lifeline. Left are torpedo tubes. Top is Oerlikon gun platform.
Malta Convoy. Pom-Pom crew in action against dive bombers.
Malta convoy. Near misses.
Javelins boat crew picking up 5 survivors from small raft in Indian Ocean 32 days adrift (1 officer 4 seamen)
   
Robert Nicklin (sitting) alongside his 'oppo' Tom Sullivan - taken in Tel Aviv

 

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