West Africa WW2 Cover Armed Anti Submarine Trawler HMS Morris Dance Lagos NO AIR MAIL
1942 plain cover (torn rear flap) Air mail paid at the 1s 3d rate cancelled machine 10 NO 43 BURNLEY & NELSON LANCS and sent to:
Sub Lieut Calvert RNVR
HMS Morris Dance
c/o G.P.O. London
HMS Morris Dance was a small Anti Submarine Armoured Trawler effectively on convoy protection duties. Ship is mentioned in the War Diaries ADM 199/635 Flag Officer West Africa 1943 as operating out of Freetown and Lagos in 1943.
Air Mail label is cancelled 'red bars' with two line cachet PLEASE INFORM SENDER AIR MAIL SERVICE NOT AVAILABLE.
Letter and picture enclosed.
Condition as shown: Rear flap torn.
ID: GB RN 38267