John Penny is a local military historian who has written a number of papers on the naval military history of the Bristol area. Whilst they are not all directly related to the Reserves in Bristol and HMS FLYING FOX, they build an interesting picture of the Navy’s activities in the Bristol area.

 

HMS Antelope & HMS Hussar gunboats

HMS DAEDALUS & RNR

HMS Fervent gunboat

HMS Flying Fox to 1946

Brean Down Coastal Battery

HMS Formidable

Severn Fixed Defences WW2

Bristol RNAV & RNVR

Royal Navy in Bristol & District 1803 to 1814

ODD NOTES ON ROYAL NAVY SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS IN THE BRISTOL AREA

Portishead & Avonmouth Guns 1643 to 1945

Notes on the submarine U1023 in 1945

HMS Hyderabad Q ship at Bristol 1919

World War One U-boats in Bristol