Discussion in 'History' started by BillyNoMates, Apr 18, 2015.

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  1. For anyone who did time on this big one, here's a few great photos in living colour.

    B.N.M. (Ex resident of 3E Mess).

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  2. A great shame that the don't make 'em like that anymore
  3. Joined it in San Francisco about a thousand years ago. If they made 'em like that nowadays, I really hope
    that they wouldn't stick seacats on them. A great gaggle of V.V.I.P.'s on the bridge - awaiting a firing of
    one of them things were entertained by the sight of the port seacat lifting off in a gert cloud of smoke, flame
    and noise....only to watch the fu**ing thing plummet into the Pacific about fifty yards from the side. Hardly
    a demonstration of naval seapower......but funny nevertheless.
  4. (granny)

    (granny) Book Reviewer

    I had Lion , killick of armourers mess June 1960. C34, Captain John Scotland, the finest Officer that I had the priviledge to serve under
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  5. A little one and a big one.

  6. Alongside (Lyness?) circa 1973.


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