Sources

 

The major sources for this website are listed below. In addition, those personal contributions from interviews and submitted accounts are listed under the TAB 'Contributions'. The compiling of this website is acknowledged under the TAB 'Credits".

 

BOOKS AND ARTICLES

 

Embers On The Sea - The Empire Patrol Disaster, 1945 by Paul Boyatzis and Nicholas Pappas

Halstead Press ISBN 1 875684 12 3 - First Published 1995

 

Article - The Refugees' Stay in Palestine - By Paul Boyatzis

 

Article - Bombing of Castellorizo/Sinking of SS Empire Patrol - Interviews - Prepared by Paul Boyatzis

 

Article - Statements From Survivors - Interviews - Prepared by Paul Boyatzis

 

Article - Fire At Sea - August 1995 - By Maurice Conway Crew Member HMS Trouncer

 

Article - By William Hay Crew Member HM Submarine Spark

 

Article - Fire On Board the Empire Patrol - May 1946 by 'Baggage' - Publication 'The Naval Review'

 

Poem - Empire Patrol - Author unknown - Supplied by Leading Seaman Herbert Bunting of HMS Trouncer

 

Article - Recollections of Leading Seaman Herbert Bunting Part 1 of HMS Trouncer

 

Article - Rescue of Survivors from SS Empire Patrol - By J J Gower of HMS Trouncer

 

Article - Lady Luck - By Terry Hulbert of HMS Devonshire

 

Article - The Empire Patrol Story - By Katina Verevis (nee Simonides) - survivor

 

Article - Empire Patrol - By Arthur Athans - survivor

 

Article - Recollections of Autumn 1945 - By John M Papadimitriou

 

Poem - The Empire Patrol Disaster 29 September 1945- By George Bafitis

 

Poem - Dedicated to the tragedy of the Empire Patrol - By Mrs Maria Kyriakou Louka (nee Savva) and Mrs Katina Verevis (nee Simonidi) - survivors

 

Book - The Knights' Castle on Kastellorizo by John Hemsley Pearn and Vlasis Pitsonis Efstathis

 

 

 

PHOTOGRAPH CREDITS

 

Doctor Paul Boyatzis Collection:

Camp Life - Photo of Wedding Economos Finikiotis to Anna Exintari June 2945 Jerusalem

Rescue - Photo of H.M.S. Trouncer

Commemorations - 5 x Photos of the 40th Anniversary of the Empire Patrol Disaster

Commemorations - 4 x Photos of the Book Launch in Perth of Embers on the Sea

Commemorations - 7 x Photos of the 50th Anniversary of the Empire Patrol Disaster

Perished - 2 x Photos of persons who died

Contributions - Photo of Nicholas Loucas

Contributions - Photo of Maurice Conway (Crew Member of HMS Trouncer)

Contributions - Photo of William (Bill) Hay (Crew Member HM Submarine Spark)

A New Life - Photo of Steve Zervos and Paul Boyatzis on the Misr

 

Nicholas Pappas Collection:

Homepage - Photo of the MS Rodi

Credits - Photo of Nicholas Pappas

Commemorations - Photo of the Book Launch in Sydney of Embers on the Sea

A New Life - Photo of Maria, George and Evdokia Papanastasiou

 

Peter Panopoulos (Antonis Moustacas):

Camp Life - 2 x Photos of Castellorizian Refugees at Nuseirat, Gaza

 

Leon Boyatzis:

Commemorations - 2 x Photos in Castellorizo of the 40th Anniversary Memorial Plaque

 

Imperial War Museum, London, UK:

Rescue - 4 x Photos from rescue ship HMS Trouncer

Repatriation - Photo of surviving Castellorizians in the hanger of HMS Trouncer

 

Kastellorizo 1949:

(Book produced by The World Wide Association of Kastellorizians "St Constantine")

Camp Life - 2 x Photos of boys playing at Nuseirat

Rescue - Photo of the Empire Patrol burning with lifeboats in foreground

Commemorations - Photo of the Empire Patrol Memorial Service at Port Said in 1949

 

Katina Verevis (nee Simonides):

Commemorations - Photo of Katina Verevis (nee Simonides)

 

Arthur Athans:

Contributions - Photo of Arthur Athans

Return to Castellorizo - Photo of Sea Scouts (Colourised by Pantazi Houlis)

 

Dalia Ioannides (nee Stavrou):

Return to Castellorizo - Photo of Wedding Panayiotis Stavrou to Glykeria Athanassiou 31 July 1946 Castellorizo

 

Evangelia Mallis (nee Boyatzis):

Commemorations - Photo of Zabetta Boyatzis (nee Gabriel)

Commemorations - Photo of Evangelia Mallis (nee Boyatzis)

 

Loula Kakulas (nee Grapsas)

Contributions - Photo of Evdokia Agapitou (nee Mihalaki)

 

Nicholas Loucas:

Commemorations - Photo of Maria Kyriakou Louka (nee Savva)

 

Komninos Zervos:

Camp Life - Photo of Wedding Kostas Moustakas to Despo Komninos Zervos Palestine 1945

 

Michael Houlis:

Contributions - Photo of Michael Houlis

 

Pantazi Houlis Website:

The Odyssey - Aftermath of the 1943 Bombing

Return to Castellorizo - Photo of Sea Scouts (Colourised by Pantazi Houlis)

 

Evthokia-Michalakena (Eva) Koutsoukos:

Perished - Photo of Chrisanthi Koutsoukos (nee Samiotis) 1946

 

Doctor John M Papadimitriou:

Contributions - Photo of Doctor John M Papadimitriou

 

Byron and Val Kakulas

Commemorations - Photo of Artist working on Sculpture

Commemorations - Photo of Sculpture under construction

Commemorations - Photo of part of the sculpture

 

Allan R Cresswell:

Homepage - Photo of Allan Cresswell

Credits - Photo of Paul Boyatzis

Credits - Photo of Allan Cresswell

Introduction - Photo of Paul Boyatzis

Contributions - Photo of Paul Boyatzis

 

Nicholas Kyriacos:

Contributions - Photo of Maria Hatzikyriacos (nee Papanastasiou)

 

BBC Website - WW2 People's War

Rescue - Photo of Leading Seaman Herbert Bunting

 

French Magazine - Image:

Repatriation - Photo of Paul and Steve Boyatzis arriving at Port Said

Return to Castellorizo - Photo of full page of the French Magazine Image relating to the Empire Patrol

 

Google Earth:

Castellorizo - A Backgound of - Photo of an aerial view of Castellorizo

 

Book - Embers on the Sea:

Castellorizo A Backgound of - Map of Eastern Mediterranean

 

Source Unknown:

Heading Home - Photo of aerial shot of Empire Patrol on fire

Rescue - Photo of the SS Empire Patrol Ablaze at Night

Return to Castellorizo - Photo of Castellorizo on fire

 


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