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Biography of Bill Hampson (not listed in Nene Lives but mentioned in a story)
Viewers able to provide more information (stories or photos) are asked to contact Dan Delong.
March 1945 Photo Nene Lives Book Photo
Extracted from the photo of the Crew of the Nene on deck taken March 1945
Photo from the book "NENE LIVES The Story of H.M.C.S. Nene & her Crew" - 1993

Biographical text is not yet available for this member of the crew. Please, send any information that you can offer about this individual to Dan Delong.

The Galley and Canteen -by Russ Cameron (from Life Aboard)

Preparing meals at sea was an arduous task with the ship bouncing around like a cork. It took great ingenuity and skill as Bill Hampson and Floyd Fancy would testify. The ship would suddenly lurch hard to port or starboard for a minute or so and Bill and Floyd would run back and forth trying to keep the pots and pans on the range. Many expletives were expressed toward the Bridge and it was suggested that it was a deliberate attempt to scuttle the meal. Now with all the tasty meals being cooked, who would ever conceive such a devilish scheme!



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