Visit to Fort Blockhouse of Daughter of CO of HMS URGE

Recently Mrs Bridget Dickinson daughter of Lieutenant Commander E P  “Tommo”  Tomkinson DSO**, and her son, Mr Francis Dickinson, visited Fort Blockhouse to view the historical artefacts connected with her late father, Commanding  Officer of HMS URGE  which was reported missing with all hands on 6thMay  1942.   We are grateful to Committee Member Mike Bates and Charlie Hayward, an Alliance and Fort Blockhouse Guide, for hosting the visit. To read more click here.

We also hope to publish a short history of HMS URGE written by Francis in due course.

Mrs Dickinson and her Son outside Tomkinson Block

In Alliance

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