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Commander Thomas G. Fuller "The Pirate Of The Adriatic"
« on: February 02, 2016, 04:37:14 »
So I am writting a monthly historical article for HMCS Frederictons newspaper while we are deployed and I wrote this months on the MGB/MTB Flotillas in the RCN, particularly actions in the Med, Adriatic and Agean fouscing on Commander Thomas G. Fuller.

What an interesting character and deserving of much more fanfare and mention in todays RCN.  I invite you all to have a read of the following links. 

I hope you enjoy as much as I did!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_G._Fuller

http://www.okmilmuseum.ca/okmilmuseum%20CNC%20vignette%20Fuller.htm

http://www.canadiancoastalforcestrust.com/pb/wp_0d37076b/wp_0d37076b.html

As well you can look for the book:  Champagne NAVY:  Canada's Small Boat Raiders Of The Second World War
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Re: Commander Thomas G. Fuller "The Pirate Of The Adriatic"
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2016, 08:59:23 »
I have that book. It is a superb read.

If they are looking for more names for the AOPs, I would start by looking there...

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Re: Commander Thomas G. Fuller "The Pirate Of The Adriatic"
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2016, 09:10:29 »
If they are looking for more names for the AOPs, I would start by looking there...

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Brilliant!
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Re: Commander Thomas G. Fuller "The Pirate Of The Adriatic"
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2016, 13:24:48 »
Another excellent book, I donated it to the CWM book sale if anyone is in Ottawa and interested in getting it.

http://www.amazon.ca/White-plumes-astern-Canadas-Flotilla/dp/0921054270

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Re: Commander Thomas G. Fuller "The Pirate Of The Adriatic"
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2016, 15:25:52 »
I like the part where Fuller rendered s many boats U/S by pushing them to the limit. And the pa about press ganging the UBoat cook-priceless! And what an enviable post war career!
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