Nevil Shute Norway Foundation


Panjandrum steering trials Fig 4.
Westward Ho ! Devon
November 12th 1943. The first steering trials on Panjandrum Nevil Shute is at the controls as Panjandrum gathers speed.

Panjandrum on the beach at Instow Fig 5.
The Panjandrum on the beach at Instow, Devon 1942 after being launched from its landing craft. Note the cine cameraman who fled for his life during one of Panjandrum's erratic trials. Nevil Shute was present at all trials so is probably in the picture.
(Both photographs from "The Secret War" by Gerald Pawle)
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