Oppos who have "Crossed the Bar"
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25 November, 2020
Chris Joined the navy as a Midshipman and served on the Superb as such joining the ship in June, 1948 at Rosyth.
At that time his captain was Alan Scott-Moncrief and the Executive Officer Michael Le Fanu.
Information of Chris's death from his son Guy
28 November, 2020
More information on Chris's personal website
Rob served as a Leading Electrician on the 1955-56 East Africa Cruise and was later the Chairman of the HMS Superb (Cruiser) Association taking over the Chair from the founder Fred Kinsey.
18 August, 2021
19 August, 2021
11 October, 2021
12 September, 2021
Dick was a Sick Bay Attendant on board the Superb on her maiden voyage in 1946 and a member of the Association for many years
15 October, 2021
Emile David Keane joined the navy as a National Serviceman in 1954 as a "CET (in the communications section) then was later promoted to Leading Coder E. Nicknamed "Codes", his leading hand of the mess was a Pincher Martin in "Supply Mess A".
He was fluent in four languages and taught young recruits Coastal Navigation; arithmetic etc following a special interview & tests at Victory Barracks at Pompey
13th October, 2021
27 October, 2021
Bill was a Leading Stoker on board during the 1956 - 57 Cruise to Africa.
He also served on HMS Cygnet
26 April, 1982
03 January, 2022
Robert Frederick Letchford
1 August, 1993
Bob was a Royal Marine and served during the Korean War (1950 to 1953). He was a keen amateur boxer and believed to have served aboard HMS Superb during the 1954 -55 America & West Indies Cruise. During the British State Visit of the Russian President (1956) he was posted to the Personal Security Squad for Nikita Khrushchev. Following his Royal Navy service he joined the Merchant Marine. Information supplied by his son Robert.
John Andrew Joseph Clarke
23 April, 1994