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Oppos who have "Crossed the Bar"

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Ken Wilkins
Ken joined the navy in 1950 & was an Ordinary Signalman from 1st October 1952 till 13th November 1953 . He was taken ill and died at Chatham Naval Hospital aged 26. Information kindly supplied by Ken's brother via John Monica Gambell
Posted on
6 April, 2023
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In Fond Memory
of our Shipmate
Kenneth George Wilkins
who Crossed the Bar

8 January, 1961
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Derek Baldry
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Posted on
11 May, 2023
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In Fond Memory
of our Shipmate
Derek Baldry
who Crossed the Bar

10 May, 2023
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Derek was a Leading Telegraphist on the 1956 to 1957 Cruise.
He played the ukulele with the harmonica band and the skiffle group called “The Stewballs” which was part of the concert party on the 1956/7 East Indies Cruise. He said that he used to play guitar with an electrician whose name he can’t recall on the same cruise.
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Andy Brierley
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Andy Brierley served on the Superb as an Able Seaman Diver between 1954 and 1955. He was a member of the winning Chatham Field Gun Crew in 1951 and a staunch member of the HMS Superb (Cruiser) Association
Posted on
24 June, 2023
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In Fond Memory
of our Shipmate
Andrew Brierley
who Crossed the Bar

16 June, 2023
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Ray Lambert
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Posted on
18 August, 2023
Ray was a Boy Seaman from Ganges and served on the Superb for the 1954 to 1956 America & West Indies Cruise.  Ray wrote several books about his time in the Royal Navy subsequent to his retirement. He was a great contributor to the HMS Superb (Cruiser) Assiciation.
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In Fond Memory
of our Shipmate
Raymond Lambert
who Crossed the Bar

18 August, 2023
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Derek Dixon
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In Fond Memory
of our Shipmate
Derek Dixon
who Crossed the Bar

8 December, 2016
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Derek was an Able Seaman on board the Superb during the 1956 - 57 Africa cruise. Information provided by his grandson, Wayne.
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Ray Dunwell
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In Fond Memory
of our Shipmate
Raymond Dunwell
who Crossed the Bar

11 December, 2023
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Posted on
22 January, 2024
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Phil Grimson
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Phil served on the Superb as an acting Petty Office (V) for 2 cruises – both times on the America & West Indies Station – between 1953 and 1955 as an A/SPO (V).

Information provided by his daughter, Linda

 

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In Fond Memory
of our Shipmate
Philip Grimson
who Crossed the Bar

25 January, 2024
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Posted on
25 January, 2024
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Mike Sullivan
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Posted on
21 May, 2024
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of our Shipmate
Michael John Sullivan
who Crossed the Bar

21 December, 1997

Michael (aged about 22) was a Leading Seaman and a keen boxer on the 1954-55 America & West Indies Cruise.

 

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Hugh Kelly
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Known to everyone as Hughie he served as a steward on the 1952 - 1953 America & West Indies cruise. He also served on Victory, Frobisher, Devonshire and Excellent as well as the Royal Arthur. Information from his two sons Mick & Paul.

 

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In Fond Memory
of our Shipmate
Hugh Kelly
who Crossed the Bar
10 September, 1988
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Peter Hyland

Peter was a signalman who is believed to have served on board around 1949.

 

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In Fond Memory
of our Shipmate
Peter  Ronald Hyland
who Crossed the Bar
1 January, 2023
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