This day 5th April

Discussion in 'The Fleet Air Arm' started by scouse, Apr 5, 2013.

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  1. HMS Hermes and HMS Invincible sail from Pompey in 82

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  2. Thanks for this Scouse ... was on the damn thing ... trying to get my head down in the Sick Bay (somewhere on 2 deck on the Port side under No 4 spot) after travelling up from Guz half the night after some moron thought it was a good idea to move us all down from Haslar to Guz the day before. :)
  3. I was sat on an ASW barrier between Rathlin and the Mull of Kintyre.
  4. Why did she need the assistance of a tug to clear the harbour entrance ???????
  5. I was sat in the crewroom at Aldergrove, we all were having a laugh watching everyone sail for a war that wouldn't happen... 1 week later I was on a flight to Ascension... I thought "that will teach me to laugh"...
  6. I was in the golf club at Wrexham, watching all the action on TV, actually I left the Hermes in 1966.
  7. I was getting ready to do my 'O' levels, but with my application form all filled in and ready to go once I got the results :)

    What a great year; I left my mother's womb in 1966 :iconbiggrin:
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2013
  8. wal

    wal Badgeman

    1966, I joined up. 82 I was down south as they say.
  9. Yeps, a good year Pontius, demob and then the world cup ( which we won ) lol. Then to work in the steel industry in sunny Scunny, all the time you were nappy bound.
  10. :laughing5:
    was listening in to the World Cup on the mess tannoy tuned into the World service in Sambawang dockyard on the Mighty Vic:laughing5:
  11. Used to do broadcasts on the Vic, so used to know that SRE studio well scouse.:rr:
  12. remember having a request played the day before we left....We got to get out of this place by the Animals :D

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