Discussion in 'Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting' started by WreckerL, Jul 5, 2016.
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In case any one is interested in having a look round, or if old gits want a nostalgia fix
Fixed for you wrecks
280 Miles and 5 hours
I'll give it a miss this year
It were reet hard in my day. We only had six weeks to crack-it. Nowadays it's ten.
...and it was A5, not A4.
Oilskins. Don't talk to me about oilskins ....ZZzzzzzz
...call yerself a Stoker ? , we were there fer 15 week.
Six weeks in Raleigh.
That's were I learned to smoke.
Probably a 'learning difficulty' intake?
I was three!
I wasn't there. I just found some phots. I was ten. When I was there, I do remember being molested by a gang of "passer-outers" who tried to wash me with a load of long handled yard brushes and a shit load of teepol though. An old custom invented to terrify nozzers called "The Judge". Oh the fun we had in the showers.
I've corrected your spelling Nina
I did all that and I WAS at Ganges, so there
I don't think I'm in the guard but I'm probably in the photo. Thanks Billy. where did you get the phots from?
I live too far away to go, however I would love to attend to see just how much has changed in fifty odd years?
Go Google and type HMS Raleigh old photo 1960 (other years may find more)
and select "images".
Happy to help.
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