Sketch by Jack Chalker

The Friendship

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The Friendship


Mickey and Spooner

Taken from

‘The Sinking of the Lisbon Maru’

By Tony Banham

The friendship between Frank Myles and Bill Spooner lasted throughout their captivity and would have carried on after liberation but unfortunately they lost touch and neither could trace the other down.


        The Lisbon Maru The Lisbon Maru Excerpts by Tony Banham

        Mickey Myles Had Many Faces Mickey Myles Had Many Faces by Bill Spooner


My thanks to Tony Banham who gave me permission to use excerpts from his books.

‘Not the Slightest Chance - The Defence of Hong Kong, 1941’

‘The Sinking of the Lisbon Maru’

‘We Shall Suffer there’


Roll of Honour

Mickey -

Spooner -


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