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An Exciting Time

March 8th 1955 I had just turned 16 and it was indeed an exciting time, I had recently received another official brown envelope with the bold black letters “On Her Majesty’s Service”. The latest letter included my travel schedule to HMS … Continue reading

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A Pressing Naval Matter.

At age 15 joining the Royal Navy as a Boy Seaman at HMS Ganges was to say the least, a very steep learning curve. Apart from learning all the necessary marching skills, wearing the uniform properly, shooting ancient 303 rifles, … Continue reading

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