Vice Admiral Sir Paul Haddacks

Aug 26, 2016, 01:26 PM

This week Portsmouth Harbour saw a sail past of vessels, in commemoration of a centenary of the Coastal Forces. Known as the 'Spitfires of the Seas' these small motor torpedo boats, motor gun boats and motor launches, played a courageous and significant part in the naval success of WW2.

Cheryl Buggy spoke to Vice Admiral Sir Paul Haddacks, current Chair of the Coastal Forces on board HMS Smiter.