Father was on Vita when they picked up survivors from the sunken Hermes
April 19, 2012
Came across your 'Blog' quite by accident. My Father served with British India Steam Navigation Company. from
Please let me know if there is anything you would like.
Nice to hear from you.
I would love to have copies of your photos, and the detail on sinking of Hermes, to add to our AHOY pages so we may share it all with our readers.
21 April, 2012
I had forgotten all about the message I had left on your 'Blog' so it was lovely to hear from you.
I have attached the story of the sinking of the Hermes, the real account of one of the survivors. My father was on
Unfortunately, when I copied the account, I did not add the name of the sailor, and as it was a long time ago, I
I have also attached a photo of H.M.H.S. Vita. and one of dad.
I have so many photo's, of all the ships dad sailed on, his Continuous Service-ice of Discharge, etc; Please let me know what all you would like and I'll attach them in a future email
Also please will you advise me where I can find your forum as I have forgotten.
Thanks for your attachments.
We will add them to AHOY.
If you go to its home page at: ahoy.tk-jk.net, across the top of the page you will see Forum listed towards the RH