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?
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.
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
Does anyone know where the location of the Dundee Wireless College(School) was?
15th May 2009, 15:44
may be here
Look at bottom of page, under TUITION, second entry.
Dundee Wireless College, 7, Airlie Place,