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  1. Looking for Old Shipmates
    Hello all. I'm looking for anyone who served on the British Mariner in 1974 when it was in dry dock in Falmouth in September, or who served on the British Explorer when it was in dry dock in Singapore (Jurong? Sembawang?) for a couple of months in Aug-Oct 1976. Can anyone help? Thank you. Also...
  2. Looking for Old Shipmates
    Hello all, I am new to this forum, so I would like to give you a brief intro as to why I am here. My father was a soldier in the Vietnam war and fled Vietnam in 1981 on a boat along with 20-30 other refugees. He left Vietnam April/May 1981 - leaving my mum, my older brother and myself behind...
  3. Entrance to the Stores Basin

    Entrance to the Stores Basin

    Taken from the wharf in the earlier photo. Some USNS ship alongside the western wall. Have sailed in and out of this area many times with fantastic memories. USN has a large presence now and have taken over all the "Black and White" houses. Apologise if this is not the correct gall
  4. Beaulieu House Singapore - Former Chief of Naval Staffs House

    Beaulieu House Singapore - Former Chief of Naval Staffs House

    Due to ThomasJohns recent upload of Sembawang Naval Base I thought I'd add some photos which I took whilst there last weekend. This is the former Chief of Naval Staffs house, slightly east of the stores basin. It is now a restaurant. Behind me were the steps down to the wharf where the OOD would sal
  5. Singapore

    Singapore

    Bum boat on the Singapore River.
  6. Singapore

    Singapore

    Ships unload their cargo at Singapore Docks 1954
  7. Singapore Waterfront - circa 1965

    Singapore Waterfront - circa 1965

    Singapore waterfront, Collyer Quay, when it was a waterfront, showing the old Shell House, taken front one of the many water taxi's heading to/from Eastern Anchorage.
  8. Singapore Harbor

    Singapore Harbor

    Ship towards left with black and white topsides appears to be called City __ _____, which may be City of __ or City to __. From Gran's journal: Watched Malay, Chinese Indian dock laborers loading rubber. 250 lb bales on truck – one man bounces a bale off and two others try to make it go of itself
  9. Singapore Harbor

    Singapore Harbor

    Name of ship at right appears to be Charon.
  10. Singapore

    Singapore

    Marina Bay - the white building is the new cruise terminal.
  11. Pasir Panjang Port, Singapore

    Pasir Panjang Port, Singapore

    Millions of containers every year, thousands of ships. Not a docker in sight.
  12. Singapore and Malaysia in 2014 Green no more...

    Singapore and Malaysia in 2014 Green no more...

  13. A very green Singapore and Malaysia 1973

    A very green Singapore and Malaysia 1973

  14. Singapore

    Singapore

    The Singapore River dominated by the skyscrapers of the business district of the city. From a postcard purchased there in 2005
  15. Singapore

    Singapore

    Excursion sampan on the Singapore River passing the Merman sculpture
  16. Sambawang, Singapore

    Sambawang, Singapore

    Stores Basin, Sambawang
  17. Stores Basin, Sambawang

    Stores Basin, Sambawang

    ANZUK ships at Sambawang c1974/75
  18. Singapore

    Singapore

    A page from 'Singapore in Colour' (Blakang Mati is now Sentosa)
  19. HMT Queen Elizabeth

    HMT Queen Elizabeth

    Queen Elizabeth is seen arriving in the Port of Singapore on 17 October, 1941, for a regular overhaul. This would be her last call to the "Gibraltar of the East", before the fall of the city on 15 February, 1942.
  20. Singapore waterfront

    Singapore waterfront

    Collyer Quay area & Clifford Pier
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