On the 1st Dec I posted a message from a young lady who was searching for her father. He had served at the same time as me aboard the submarine Alcide. Through the blog I contacted several shipmates without luck. … Continue reading
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This old black and white photo was taken in 1959 outside my home on Glencairn Street in Belfast. My father is partly out of the picture on the left. John aged about seven and Noel aged eleven behind him I … Continue reading
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