HMS Ganges Mast 143 feet Ht

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hope this video works for everyone, its something I did in 1955 and seems hard to believe all these years later. It sure stirred my blood this morning watching the boys climbing that grand old mast. It was the centre piece of the Training School and probably the biggest challenge to over come. I never actually stood on the button but I did reach it and touch with my hand. I just could not muster the courage to climb on and stand. But what an amazing thrill it was and what pride I feel today knowing that was a part of my Naval training

God Bless and keep reading

About irishroverpei

Author of "Lily & Me", "The Royal Navy & Me" and Chapter XXl Armageddon. Writer, blogger and RN Submariner, antique automobile enthusiast.
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