Dundee Wireless College 1939?

iang
19th March 2007, 19:55
Found this photo of my dad, (right front) taken1939?.

Gratefull for any information on location of College or photos.Can anybody identify other students?

IAIN

trotterdotpom
20th March 2007, 12:36
Nice photo Iain. Looks like the lads are having a bit of a laugh, I wonder what he's sending to them?

1939 - I wonder how many survived the next 6 years. According to the RAOSS, 10% of the many thousands of Merchant Seamen lost in WW2 were Captains or Radio Officers.

John T.


John T.

dwdb
14th November 2008, 06:18
DUNDEE WIRELESS COLLEGE (SCHOOL) WAS IN OPERATION ABOUT THE BEGINNING OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR (1914) - MY UNCLE WAS A STUDENT AND WENT TO SEA NEAR THE END OF THE WAR (JULY 1918) AS AN RO (WIRELESS OPERATOR) ON MERCHANT SHIPS - 1ST SHIP MANCHESTER BRIGADE (3771 TONS) TO QUBEC AND MONTREAL
I HAVE HIS 'CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY IN RADIOTELEGRAPHY (No. 4444) GRANTED BY THE POSTMASTER GENERAL FIRST CLASS ' WHICH WAS ISSUED IN JANUARY 1922 AN I UNDERSTAND THAT HIS INITIAL CERTIFICATE AND HIS 1ST CLASS WERE BOTH OBTAINED IN DUNDEE

iang
15th May 2009, 14:56
Does anyone know where the location of the Dundee Wireless College(School) was?
iang

Shannoner
15th May 2009, 15:44
may be here

http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1945/1945%20-%201692.html

Look at bottom of page, under TUITION, second entry.

Dundee Wireless College, 7, Airlie Place,
Dundee