A selection of articles written by Jim Dyer.
Many of these were originally published in the late 1980s
in the South Wales Argus and the Western Mail.
JOHN CASHMORE - Everything iron and steel
FLOODING FROM A BLIGHTED LAND -The migration of the Irish to Newport in the 1800s
NEWPORT'S MEMORIAL TO SUBMARINE HERO Commander John 'Tubby' Linton
SINKING OF THE GERMAN RAIDER 'SHARNHOST' - A Newport man's story of the Second World War
TWO NEWPORT SAILORS' STORIES - The sinking of cruisers Cornwall and Dorsetshire
GOING TO HELL FOR A LIVING - Frank Plaister's wartime memories
MEMORIES WILL NEVER DWINDLE - Tommy Snook and Doug Western recall their time on the Saurmarez in the Far East
NEWPORT SEAFARING SOMALIAN - The story of Said Ismail Ali who sailed in two wars
FATEFUL FLIGHT TO CAPTURE - Airman Jim Everson's experiences as a POW
VOYAGE OF THE JESSIE WEST - The Newport Sea Scouts annual trip to the Channel Islands...
GLENGARIFF HOUSE NEWPORT - Home for elderly single men
VALLEY BOYS AWAY! - The mysteries of 60's election work
FREEDOM FOR THE FEW - Freemen of the Borough of Newport
CHURCHILL'S SECRET ARMY - Alex Knight of Bassaleg breaks his silence
FIGHTING THE MAU MAU - Alex Knight's experiences in Africa
THE POWER OF THE SANTOS RING - Was a diamond ring the reason for Eric Osment's ancestor's great success in South America?