LEN BAKER'S PHOTOS

Len was a Leading Stoker  

Len Baker
Len Baker

Stokers 24 Mess
Stokers 24 Mess

Len Baker is front row second from right

Christmas Card Cover 1956
Christmas Card Cover 1956

Len Baker
Len Baker

Photos kindly supplied by Len's son, Gary Baker
 

CHARLIE BEASLEIGH'S PHOTOS

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Christmas on Board 1956 CB
Christmas on Board 1956 CB

Rob Cox Rm left John Blundall & Brian Webb

Mixing the Pud
Mixing the Pud

Christmas on Board 1956 CB
Christmas on Board 1956 CB

Charlie was a Stoker  on this cruise

Photos kindly supplied by Charlie Beasleigh
 

ARCHIE McALLISTER'S PHOTOS

Archie was a Stoker Petty Officer on this cruise

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Looks like they're getting ready for some high jinks - But for what ?

Garden Party - But Where?
Garden Party - But Where?

Archie is standing to the left of the picture

Archie McAllister AMc
Archie McAllister AMc

Looks like they're getting ready for some high jinks - But for what ?

Photos kindly supplied by Archie's niece, Grace
 

CLIVE GODLEY'S PHOTOS

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The Artthrob of the East. 1956
The Artthrob of the East. 1956

Superb in Dry Dock Colombo
Superb in Dry Dock Colombo

Clive and wife
Clive and wife

The Artthrob of the East. 1956
The Artthrob of the East. 1956

Clive was a Stoker Petty Officer on this cruise

 
 

I.W.M. PHOTO

An aerial view of ships of the Home Fleet steaming in formation after meeting the Royal Yacht off the East Coast of Scotland. In the foreground is the Royal Yacht BRITANNIA with HMS SUPERB abeam of her.

 

I.W.M. PHOTO

April, 1956 Admiral the Earl Mountbatten of Burma, addressing the ship's company of HMS SUPERB at Trincomalee, Ceylon.

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CARTOONS 1956-57 Cruise

Posted October, 2016

We are obliged to Bill Coo for sending in copies of cartoons rescued from his attic showing the naval humour surrounding various stories of happenings on the cruise.  Perhaps they will bring back memories of the incidents.

This Was Their Finest Hour.jpg
This Was Their Finest Hour.jpg

Hit The Beach.jpg
Hit The Beach.jpg

Hands To Dinner.jpg
Hands To Dinner.jpg

This Was Their Finest Hour.jpg
This Was Their Finest Hour.jpg

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BILL COOK

Thanks to Bill Cook who was a LM(E) on this cruise

we have the following photos

Ship's Company
Ship's Company

Thomas
Thomas

3 Sailors
3 Sailors

Ship's Company
Ship's Company

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IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

Two Photos discovered on the Imprerial War Museum Site - Does anyone have a name for the sailors?

CORONATION NAVAL REVIEW PREPARATIONS. JUNE 1953, ON BOARD HMS SUPERB, AT SPITHEAD.

CORONATION NAVAL REVIEW PREPARATIONS. JUNE 1953, ON BOARD HMS SUPERB, AT SPITHEAD.

 

NOBBY NORMAN

Dave "Nobby" Norman, who has recently crossed the bar was a R.E.M. on board.  These photos have been sent in by his son Mike.

 

Can you recognise anyone else in the photos?

Nobby is in the front with his back to the table

L - R

EM. Pete Dollins (bearded), EM  D Jamieson, EM M F Soper,  at the rear Lem G Page, Rem F Hutchinson,

H Compton, Anthony (Tony) McArthur, E Gibson.
Rem - is Radio elect mate.....  Lem - is Leading elect mate

Nobby is on the left of the photo

 

These are some of the photographs of the Persian Gulf/East Africa Cruise 1956 - 1957

 

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PHIL GRIMSON'S PHOTOS

These photos were sent in by ex P.O. Philip Grimson of the Fleet Review May 1957  Click on the pictures to enlarge

She came close to all ships.jpg
She came close to all ships.jpg

Royal Yacht Surprise passing through the fleet.jpg
Royal Yacht Surprise passing through the fleet.jpg

Royal Yacht passes between Baltimore & Vanguard.jpg
Royal Yacht passes between Baltimore & Vanguard.jpg

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She came close to all ships.jpg

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JOE HEATON'S PHOTOS

Shipmate Joe Heaton sends some photos of oppos from the 1956-1957 Cruise

Joe Heaton on bopard HMS Superb
Stoker's Mess HMS Superb

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HMS Superb
on board HMS Superb
Fleet Review HMS Superb
HMS Superb

....and thoroughly enjoyed by all !

 
 

SANDY POWELL'S PHOTOS

These photographs were sent in by Shipmate Sandy Powell and shows the Superb on the Mombasa cruise in 1956.  If you were on this cruise and would like to send more photos or, indeed, write a short story of your memories please contact the website by email.

HMS Superb approaching Mombassa

On the approach at Mombassa

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HMS Superb docking at Mombassa

Docking at Mombassa

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ROB SMITH'S PHOTOS

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L to R Brian Arnold, Dodger Long (seated), Mick Kennedy, Gerry Hawtin

Rob Smith c1955.jpg
Rob Smith c1955.jpg
Rob in Ceylon c1956.jpg
Rob in Ceylon c1956.jpg
Electrical Dept  Superb.jpg
Electrical Dept Superb.jpg
Man at work - Rob Smith.jpg
Man at work - Rob Smith.jpg
On Hats  - Ceylon c1956.jpg
On Hats - Ceylon c1956.jpg

JOHN ECCLESTON'S PHOTOS

Stoker John Eccleston who was on board on the 1956 - 57 Cruise. John is on the right.

 

Can you recognse anyone else ?