Tag Archives: HMCS Sackville

Battle of the Atlantic

Sunday the 6th May 2012 (First Sunday in May) is Battle of the Atlantic Sunday. The one day in the year we make special mention of this Battle. It began on the 3rd Sept 1939 and ended 8th May 1945. … Continue reading

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HMS Caroline-Titanic Quarter

Just the other day I was reading on-line about the Titanic Quarter a 7 Billion pound project on the Belfast waterfront. This is an amazing project, and I hope I will get a chance to visit in the not too … Continue reading

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HMCS Sackville

We made to HMCS Sackville wardroom on Friday for drinks and lunch. It was a great time and we met many old sailors from our HMS Ganges days. Darryl was our very gracious host decked out in the old traditional … Continue reading

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Naval Historian Visits.

My good friend and shipmate arrives today for a short visit. Tom Robson is an author of two books “Boy Seaman RN, and “Durham Boys”. He is a well know UK Naval Historian and spends much time giving talks and … Continue reading

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