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Forum: Nautical Colleges 3rd August 2019, 16:45
Replies: 173
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Posted By Exo
Ww ii & further back

From Woolverstone FB Group:

From Steve Williams:
"I am hoping that David Rye & Brian Ives might be interested in seeing these Woolverstone pages that feature the Obelisk recenty shown on these...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 23rd June 2019, 19:06
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Woolverstone hall

Good evening all, may I remind you that those who are interested in Woolverstone Hall of the Facebook Group - Woolverstone: Notes and Queries, at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2044317292447243/
...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th June 2019, 15:42
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Woolverston hall

From the Facebook Group Woolverstone: Notes and Queries

With the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion fast approaching I thought it would be useful to offer a brief summary of Woolverstone...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 3rd June 2019, 13:01
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Woolverstone Hall - WW II

Dame Marion Kettlewell DBE (1914 -2016) served as a WREN on HMS Woolverstone (stone frigate) in the months leading up to D-Day. This was during the period when Bigbobs (dummy landing craft} were...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 8th May 2019, 23:57
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Woolverstone

Ello, ello - Wots this?
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2044317292447243/
Forum: Nautical Colleges 26th April 2019, 11:15
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
T.S. Exmouth

T.S. EXMOUTH 1930s & 1940s

Pat 310 has kindly forwarded the attached.
Note reference to Cdr. Smethwick and I believe Pat's number was 310 not 311 as in 4 and I took over 104 when L.A. Fitch moved...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 24th March 2019, 23:49
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Another Woolverstone update here - scroll down...

Another Woolverstone update here - scroll down at:
http://shotleypeninsulanewsandfeatures.com/Woolverstone.php?fbclid=IwAR13wrTOzoF3hA_-MqMjduQlgScr4RinK56wjNMjVZCGSBsrR1hYjaEhPsQ
Forum: Nautical Colleges 22nd January 2019, 17:49
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Local news

For some recent local news about Woolverstone go to - http://shotleypeninsulanewsandfeatures.com/Woolverstone.php?fbclid=IwAR22d-f3AbClkhkyd3kcPeanJanf16j3LMMgkMzSSO6ljbS-t95GGnXaEq0 - and scroll...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 17th October 2018, 22:21
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Many thanks Brian, will pass back to those who...

Many thanks Brian, will pass back to those who will be interested.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 17th October 2018, 15:48
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Thank you Alan.

Thank you Alan.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 16th October 2018, 08:24
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
TU Alan, I thought it was but never remember...

TU Alan, I thought it was but never remember seeing him out of uniform so was not 100% sure.
By the way how was the Capt. Superintendant's name was spelt Smethwick or Smithwick or?
Also was his...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 15th October 2018, 18:22
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Woolverstone - large photo taken october 1951

This is a photo that was taken in October 1951 and supplied by Jim Ferrier.
It is too wide to post as one so here is the middle, left and right hand sections.
The question is - Is that Commander...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 9th August 2018, 10:42
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Exclamation Woolverstone church

A couple of recent photos.
Our standard may be on the right hand wall?
The second is a recent exhibition - just to show the interior.
P.S. Following since received from Simon via FB:
Simon Pearce...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 20th July 2018, 16:50
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Hms exmouth

Taken when TS Exmouth became HMS and served as a Sub. depot ship and mother whip to minesweepers at Scapa Flow in WW II.

"HMS Exmouth Depot Ship Signalling class on the poop deck."
Forum: Nautical Colleges 20th July 2018, 16:43
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Forum: Nautical Colleges 20th July 2018, 16:41
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Some more from pat 310

Various but they are self explanatory.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 13th July 2018, 12:50
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Woolverstone church

The photo on this link brought back Sunday morning memories:
http://shotleypeninsulanewsandfeatures.com/Woolverstone.php
Forum: Nautical Colleges 7th August 2017, 19:03
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Exclamation Woolversone july 1949 prize day

Please find attached the programme.
'Fitz' - Fitz-Costa is still with us.
We both went to Ganges from Exmouth so hence a couple of pre-war post cards also attached.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 6th July 2017, 09:29
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Exclamation Sorry Alan cannot remember many names. I am in...

Sorry Alan cannot remember many names. I am in touch with George Fitz-Costa of that era and Pat Jones who left Exmouth prior to LNTS. Have a look at our Facebook Group and you may spot a couple of...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 5th July 2017, 15:37
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Exclamation Training ship

Some might this of interest - http://gcaptain.com/****-school-ships-uk/ - plenty of scrolling.
The site has changed characters in the link so try Googling this - Maritime Monday for October 22nd,...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 2nd September 2016, 11:37
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Exclamation LEFT WOOLVERSTONE AT: Just for info I left...

LEFT WOOLVERSTONE AT:

Just for info I left at Christmas 1948.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 31st May 2016, 12:26
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Exclamation T.S. Exmouth.

Battle of Jutland.
Today's service in Orkney featured the song below.
When I located it on Y.T. its video contained a photo of 'our' ship.
I thought that some of you might like to see it:
...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 31st May 2016, 12:24
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Exclamation T.s. Exmouth.

Battle of Jutland.
Today's service in Orkney featured the song below.
When I located it on Y.T. its video contained a photo of 'our' ship.
I thought that some of you might like to see it:
...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 19th May 2016, 18:35
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Exclamation Cannot recall any names Alan except George...

Cannot recall any names Alan except George Fitz-Costa whom I'm in touch with. He also went to Ganges 9 months after me. I went on Christmas leave 1948 and reported to Ganges on 4th January 1949. ...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 19th May 2016, 18:16
Replies: 173
Views: 41,157
Posted By Exo
Exclamation Yes there are quite a few books about Ganges Alan...

Yes there are quite a few books about Ganges Alan once you start looking and its history e.g.:...
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