LEN BAKER'S PHOTOS

Len was a Leading Stoker  

Photos kindly supplied by Len's son, Gary Baker
 

CHARLIE BEASLEIGH'S PHOTOS

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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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Photos kindly supplied by Archie's niece, Grace
 

CLIVE GODLEY'S PHOTOS

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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.

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BILL COOK

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

we have the following photos

 

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

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JOE HEATON'S PHOTOS

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

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....and thoroughly enjoyed by all !

 
 

SANDY POWELL'S PHOTOS

These photographs were sent in by Shipmate Sandy Powell and shows the Superb on the Mombassa 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 Rob Smith our Chairman.

On the approach at Mombassa

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Docking at Mombassa

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ROB SMITH'S PHOTOS

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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 ?

 

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