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HMS Ganges – Boys Training Camp

HMS Ganges the Boys training school of the Royal Navy,was the toughest training camp for young boys anywhere. The place where the Royal Navy turned boys into men.¬† Turned them into the very best sailors in the Navy, they were … Continue reading

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HMS Ganges Mast 143 feet Ht

l/iAQFdQQAYAQGR9YNFDpBgEEiyY8kaqaQpMG99hQ3kEikslw/www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSuZXlUxwbk 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 … Continue reading

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The Greatest Naval Hymn

ETERNAL FATHER – The Naval Hymn http://www.youtube.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KCiMdR1ox0 Hope you can view the the attached video okay. A wonderful and moving hymn. My pride in having been a member of the Royal Navy and a Ganges boy grows with age. … Continue reading

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