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Roy Copestake1120 viewsWith the Armilla Bucketchoff
Tony Goodall, Charles Brennan Craddock and SA1 Clulow1113 views RFA Fort Victoria, Salalah last week.
Chris Forrest1110 viewschoff
Brown Ranger 19641110 viewsCapt J. Gullesarian, Dave Pursall and ?1 commentschoff
Tidereach 19651098 viewsjust off to 10 course Chinese lunch - Singapore
Geoff Worham JEO, Robin Harvey JEO, Bob Gilston 3rd EO, Dave Harvey? 3rd EO, Sandy Mitchell Elec O, ? Cadet, Roger Blackman JEO
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Blue Ranger Suez 19561064 viewschoff
Brian Taylor & Ralph Donkin1064 viewsOlmeda April 1982.choff
Chiu Yiu Nam GM, 1949 - 20121055 viewsOn the 8th June 1982 at Fitzroy CHIU YIU NAM was serving aboard the LSL Sir Galahad when it was attacked by Argentine Skyhawk and Mirage Aircraft. Two bombs scored direct hits.
Within minutes Sir Galahad was burning fiercely and the order was given to abandon ship. Despite the exodus of those about him, seeing the peril of some soldiers trapped by the fire, CHIU chose to
disobey the order. He donned an asbestos suit, knowing that in a conflagration of such fierceness it provided only partial protection, and disappeared into the flames and smoke. He returned with one man and having delivered him safely to the rescuers plunged back into the flames. He continued without regard for his own danger or fatigue, until he had rescued all those he could find still alive.
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RFA OLMEDA 1983/841053 viewsHope some of the faces can be identified. I would guess the ship was in Australia or New Zealand4 commentsMick Spear
RFA Fort Victoria1042 viewsFirst STON Teamchoff
2/O(E) Nick Tucker1035 viewsFort Austin Christmas Day 1993, thoroughly out of rig. That cummerbund would never fit now!Kickstart
Alex Cook Ed Read Katherine Moggarch John Tompson Iain Goodchild1026 viewsAlex Cook Ed Read Katherine Moggarch John Tompson Iain Goodchild enjoying christmas lunchandyscooke
RFA Superheated Steamies Reunion April 20121012 viewsThe Old Stone Trough, Kelbrook Lancs.
Spike,Charlie,Willy,Tam,Gordon,Mickey,Satch,Sandy,Ken,John,Barry,Dave Greenwoods head at the back.
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John Breckon
BMH Nurses Tidereach 1965, Singapore1011 viewsRoger Simms 2nd Off, Terry ? 3rd EO, Roger Blackman JEO, Bob Gilston 3rd EO, RHS: Mike Jameson Eng Cadet.3 commentsgiglamps
Olwen CTU1003 viewsP.J.Lannin CTO. Olwen Oct-74 to July-75.
Back: L-to-R: D.Waters, S.M.O.Conran, Cadet(Eng), M.Harper, N.Sarel, V.B.Ramsay-Smith, J.K.Stoker
Front: L-to-R: Cadet(Eng), J.Burrows, CTO. P.J.Lannin, E.J.Durkin, B.Dixon, Snr.Cdt.George
See A Cadet's Journal.
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Tarnatness - Fife998 viewschoff
Cdre Dick996 viewsCdre Dick Thorn, Mrs Thorn and son Peter @ the National Arboretum.
Nice hat !
Fort Grange Falklands987 viewsE/C, E/C, Alec Blackwood,Tom McDonald ,E/C, Mike Zorab, PCMD, Paul Robson, Ted Eagling, 4EO, 2EO Ken Holder ? . 4EO. Fridge Engineers ? + Adam Ventre in front.3 commentsTedeagling
983 viewsPercy's immaculate engineroom workshop.4 commentsdindanlo
The Janners982 viewsRegent Crew Bar, 1970s ?
Please offer names, date, location, event etc. if you have info. or if you know the current whereabouts of anyone. Thanks.
On the drums: John McKail
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Fort Austin July 1979977 viewsFront row L-R Bill Jenkins, Steve Hodgson, John Austin, Ricky Johnson, Don Averill, Tom Humphries, Vince Nugent, Keith Thompson, Fred Barnes, Maurice Mann, Bob Pacey,
Middle Row L-R Keith May SOG 'D', Ernie Marriott, Bob Cook(Armament Clerical Officer (RiP)), Tony Gascoigne, Peter Stock, Andy Stirling, Ron Hoole, Jamie Muchie, Rory McCray, Ian Doolan, Ian Thompson, Martin Glannville, Mike Day, Roger Bowen, Bill Mackenzie, Jim Wood,
Back Row L-R Chris Saunderson, Mike McEllihinney, Colin Welsby, Des Rodgers, Nick Cole, Graham Swinnerton, Steve Walker, Mike Ainley, Andy Crawford, Jerry Hodge, Stuart Needham, Tom Wallace, John Cook, Alan Malpas, Robin Jones.
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Shipwright Tom Fisher receives a retirement gift from Captain is Phil Hanton. Ft. Rosalie October-November 2011.960 viewsTom is possibly one of the last shipwrights in the RFA service. He had a very good send off from all the crew. He restrained from withholding the tears. Nothing was to great or to small for Tom to fix. He had a dry sense of humor a well like chippy.

Sadly RFA no longer employs these skilled personnel.
Another Purser Course 1971951 viewsFront row from the left.
Alfie Kendall, Horace Cox, ? CS, Miss MB Jenkin (DGDA12/RFA), ?CS, Capt Butterworth, Civil Servant, ?, John Mc Crystall, Ben Holmes.
Back Row. Ray Walters, Dennis Scougall, Mike Taylor, Terry Shaw, Colin McKillop , John Littlechild ? ? "Tab Nab" Taylor?, Maurice Mann, Tony Sherlock, Ted Crilley,George Baldacchino ?, ?
Brian Reid, Warren Perkins. Can you fill in any of the blanks?
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O Boat MCR.950 viewsL to R, Andy Sinclair, John Sinclair, 'Fergie', Protection Officer, Richard Foot, Stu Murry, Mel Whatmough.4 commentsdindanlo
Steve Griffin, Steve Oatey, and ?944 views Fort Austin MCR, South Atlantic 1983, pulling units! 1 commentsAlperian
At sea ,booze up with the officers of the RN helicopter. July 1968935 viewsKen Morton acting the goat covered in name tags.2 commentsReg Barrett
Steve Edney934 viewsCape Verde Is 2008Mick Spear
Mick Spear and Jerry Sharpe933 views2 commentsMick Spear
Capt & Mrs Nick Cowan929 viewsRemembrance Sunday Plymouth 20142 commentschoff
Tidesurge - 1967916 viewsJamie ashore in the Blue Light Bar, Sembawang... wasn't that in Boogie Street? 3 commentsSC-UK
Steamies Reunion914 viewsPlymouth 2007choff
The Oateys912 viewschoff
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