Deck Boy MN then AB on SS Coalville. Carried fuel rations for Americans. Off Gold Beach. Saw liberty ships mined - Empire Cutlass & Lance. “When you’re young, it’s all an adventure”

Vernon House

Vernon House served as a Deck Boy in the Merchant Navy on SS Coalville. During the Normandy Landings, the ship was responsible for supplying the Amer

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