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Gerry Pugh has crossed the Bar

Gerry passed away suddenly after a two year battle with cancer aged 82 in hospital in Viana, Portugal, on 9th October 2018. The funeral took place in the village of Covas, in North Portugal on 12th October 2018. A Memorial … Continue reading

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Enquiry from Alan Robert Brading

My name is Alan Robert Brading (date of birth 08/12/42) from Ryde The Isle of Wight.  I joined the RNR in response to a recruitment poster in the Post Office where I worked in Ryde sometime in the late 50’s early 60’s.  My unit … Continue reading

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The Flying Fox Association

The Flying Fox Association (FFA) has put much effort into collecting historical information about the RNR in Bristol, its Sea Tenders and the RNR more generally. It has been published over the last year on a new website. Our site can be found at:  flying-fox-association.org.uk … Continue reading

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Contact from Jerry Maycock

My Father, George William Maycock, was a Sub then Lieutenant at Wessex on the old Ton Class sweepers in the 50s and 60s, 51st Minesweeping Squadron. I was christened there in 1956. He passed away in 1996 after finishing a … Continue reading

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Would any ex-members of Wessex be willing to help at Southampton Sea Cadets?

We are looking for:- 1.    People to serve on the Unit Management Committee as we have recently lost three members due to ill health.  No experience necessary but a willingness to help manage the unit & help with fund raising … Continue reading

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Simon Dungey – Thanks for the memories….

28 years ago today I left Southampton to join the Royal Navy at HMS Raleigh. I had a great time and got to see many places and meet people I would have never had expected to if my life had … Continue reading

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