Category Archives: Swinging the lamp memories
Regarding the photo of Remembrance Parade March Past
After being asked by Vince to come up with old photos for the website, I found these three. The black and white ones were sent to me by Doug Toogood.
We would attend in rig and usually get wrecked somewhat! My first experience was Aug 4th 1984 when a group of us went up from Wessex and had a great time.
If any member has a story/memory/or any photos they wish to share about their time with HMS Wessex RNR (Southampton Shorebase) you are very welcome to do so here. If you wish to add further information to any photos/entries, please … Continue reading
I went for a quiet run with someone who had better be nameless (call him Tim McCullen, for the record!!) We were in a pub where I was talking to a rather nice girl. She mentioned it was her birthday … Continue reading
A brilliant run ashore….. I remember when on a visit to Falmouth, one Leading Seaman Hampson said to us non duty watch, “let’s go for a rig run ashore”, with some dubious characters I may add. So in our finest … Continue reading