Tag Archives: Navy

Christmas 1955. The Sailor Home from the Sea!

Christmas of 1955 was my first ever Christmas leave from the Navy. However to say I was a sailor home from the sea might have been stretch if not and out and out fib. Yet it was based in some … Continue reading

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Nice to be Well Thought Of.

The statement attached was part of the 2014 Award Ceremonies held at Holland College in Charlottetown on 15th May. It was my last official function with the Duke of Edinburgh Council. I’m greatly honoured and privileged to have been part … Continue reading

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Monday Morning!!!!!

I know I know!!its Monday Morning and everyone is tired after the weekend. Going back to work is no fun, and a Photo of Ghiz (my favourite pose) doesn’t help matters. So relax folks,I will go easy on you today,no … Continue reading

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Roll Out The Barrels!!

“Roll out the barrel we’ll have a barrel of fun”, was an old wartime favourite pub singalong, those of you in my age category will fondly  remember it.   In the photos I have posted today you will see the USS … Continue reading

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Survived Another Year

Five years between these two birthday photos, but hopefully not a lot of change. A few more grey hairs, and maybe a few more aches and pains. I was able to blow out my candles at age 70, somehow five … Continue reading

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A New Month

On the 1st of September 1942 HMCS Morden launched a depth charge attack on a submerged UBoat. Two days later the UBoat was listed as missing and several years later the Morden is given credit for the sinking. HMCS Morden … Continue reading

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Hard-A-Starboard

Is it just me that sees this???Another Titanic made for TV four part series, began last night on Global TV, Maritimes. Guess what?? the Ice Berg is sighted and the Officer of the Watch gives the order, Hard-A-Starboard. In this … Continue reading

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