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Chavasse, Evelyn Henry, 1906 - 1991 (vicar)



  • Existence: 1906 - 1991

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


The Memoirs of the Reverend Evelyn Chavasse

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CVSS
Scope and Contents "Business in Great Waters: War Memories of a Semi-Sailor". Unpublished naval memoirs written in 1980. These memoirs cover the period in which Chavasse played a particularly active role in World War II. The memoirs begin with his command of HMS Broadway (formerly the USS Hunt), the early engineering problems and escorting convoys across the North Atlantic from Londonderry to Newfoundland [later part of Canada]. They also cover the period when Chavasse served under Admiral Sir Max Horton,...
Dates: 1942 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.