Robinson. Arthur T.

Was an Ordinary Seaman onboard LO3 (His first ship) He was on the bridge at the time of the sinking of the
BISMARK. After completing officer training in 1942 he was appointed 1st Lt of Motor launch (ML)147 when in
rough weather he jumped overboard in to the North Sea to rescue a man overboard. He was awarded the Royal
Humane Society’s Testimonial on Vellum. Then appointed as 1st Lt ML 641 based in North Africa and
made attacks on enemy shore stations, ships and submarines. They also landed agents. The ML received a
direct hit amidships whilst in the Straits of Messina – the crew were rescued. In 1943 he took command of Motor
Gunboat 660 at Bastia and was involved in clandestine operations with the Raiding Support Regiment in the
Aegean. 1945. Off the coast of eastern Istria his flotilla attacked and sank three large German armed lighters – F
lighters – resulting in him receiving the DSC. Died August 2016 aged 98