A selection of Ship Company photographs. Let us have yours, with names, location & dates if possible, for the archives. Additionally if you can identify names, locations & dates of any the photographs displayed please get in contact.
HMS Dittisham February 1969 Photo courtesy of Carl Graham
Back Row L – R L/Sea Conrad Utting, L/Cook “Sharky” Ward, LWEM “Paddy” Thompson, AB Nick ? Back Row L – R CPO Cox’n “Raggy” Naylor, LMEM Fred ? , Lt John “Blossom” Bloom, PO1(G) Carl “Billy” Graham, POMEM “Chappy” Chapel. Front Row L – R MEM1 Knocker” White, AB John “Grinty” Grint, RO1(T) Peter Thompson
HMS BELTON – Chatham 28-02-1958 First Commission
Picture 02 Courtesy of Sam Cook
HMS WILTON 1975
HMS SHAVINGTON 1959
HMS WILKIESTON Singapore 1962
Picture 05 Abdiel 1980
Picture 06 Aden 1963 Chilcompton Commissioning
Picture 07 Aldington
Picture 08 Appleton Commissioning
Picture 09 Ashton – date pending
Picture 10 Wolverton 1974 Lt Cdr David Forsey – SOHKS
Picture 11 Santon
Picture 12 Gavinton 1984 – Suez ?
Picture 13 Football Team 1956/7 Cyprus
Unknown Ships Company 21st June to 6th July 1968. We have now heard from TCA Member Mike Donoyou that the crew shown here are predominantly RNR London Division & the ship is HMS Dufton possibly taken during a visit to Amsterdam.
Calton pictures courtesy of TCA Member John ‘Taff’ Ludlam. Back Row: Makine, Charlton, Carling, Fisher, Padgeham, Marsh, Hutchinson, Jackson & MaCaver. Mid Rows: Dennis, John Ludlam, Aston, Mold, Oldham, Rosser, White, Anderson, Yates, Shove, Jones, Collins, Andrews, Reader, Gooding, Mazeo, Childs & Halls. Front Row: Abdi, Sheldon, Dais, Dais, Edwards, Gray (apologies for any misspelt)
Soberton 1991 ish at Rosyth Unknown source
HMS Pollington – date, location & names please.