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Alan Barry
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Had 3 Type 15's -
Really super ships!!

Vigilant - June-Dec 1962 (first ship) as JTO. Hammocks in after mess as far as I remember!
Whirlwind - Feb 64 - Mar 66 as RO2(T) - 6 months Home and 9 months West Indies over the period - open top bridge - with Relentless in Windies. I think my best time in the mob - 3 ships in the West Indies at that time - 1 AMP Bermuda/1 Bahamas Patrol/ and 1 'Showing the flag - Trindad/BVI, etc. Nowadadays people pay thousands for cruising around the islands where we got paid for doing the same - cricket in Jamaica/banyaning on Cay Sal - a week in New Orleans when The Beatles first went to USA - what a run ashore!! remember it all like yesterday!!
Rapid - Feb-Oct 70. Last day of The Tot - RA on the Rapid!!

All enjoy your Reunion in October.
Tuesday, January 29 2013 - 08:55 PM
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john tutty
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joind relentless as j/s gunner left as a/b seaman gunner star then qualified as GL2 at whale island then on to hms londonderry
Tuesday, January 29 2013 - 08:21 PM
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john tutty
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served in hms relentless 1966 to 1968
Tuesday, January 29 2013 - 08:09 PM
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Pastor John
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Good to read many of the ditties on here. If you are linked to Relentless, do join us for our reunion later in the year! Blessings to all
Monday, January 28 2013 - 03:38 PM
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Clive Bennett
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My late father Ken Bennett (Wiggy) served on Relentless 1944-45. Torpedos was his primary action station but was trained as a sparky (because he was too deaf to be a wireless operator!). Got memories of his wartime service on board Relentless & also HMS Sussex. Also got a few photos of shipmates. Lots of memories when in Simonstown & Durban & HMS Africander & rest camps in South Africa.
Monday, January 21 2013 - 08:53 PM
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Barney Rubble
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I can remember a " call round" to Relentless in 66 at Guzz. Only problem was I had to remain in the PO's Mess pantry as Scouse Hutchings had made PO and I was still a killick. Good run though!!! Best wishes for your association. Barney
Saturday, January 19 2013 - 08:04 PM
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Ken BAISH
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Leading Writer - Joined RELENTLESS July, 1951 at Portsmouth during conversion to Type 15 (first prototype.
First of class was ROCKET. After a spell at Portland joined 3rd Training Squadron, Londonderry January, 1952 as Leader alongside CRISPIN, CREOLE, LOCH TRALAIG, LOCH VERITY, TENANCIOUS and subsequently ROCKET. Became PO Writer to Captain (D) - Captain Michael Le Fanu
(38 years of age - one of the youngest Captains ever in the RN) who subsequently became First Sea Lord, Admiral of the Fleet Sir Michael Le Fanu. Some may recall he was CO of Ganges some time later (mid fifties) and responsible for sorting it out throwing out the barbaric regime that existed existed.Interestingly we were known as the Red Hand Squadron and all had the protestant Red Hand painted on our funnels. Left 'Derry in March, 1953
CO of RELENTLESS at time was Commander L.E. Herrick (A New Zealander) known on board as "Hard Over Herrick" for his perchant of hard over routines during the crew's lunch, levelling up for wardroom lunch. Those were the days and this was in the north sea!!!
Will search the albums - have pictures know a few names - I did pay them after all.
Regards to everyone
Friday, January 18 2013 - 12:24 PM
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Tony Mo Molloy
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Served on the Rusty 'R' 66 to 68.as Able Seaman. Weapons and Radio Mess, Motto They're coming to take us away. Crossed hammock and rum bottle on mess crest.Anyone still alive out there?
Friday, January 11 2013 - 08:03 PM
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Tony Mo Molloy
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Served 1966 to 68 Weapons and radio mess. On the Rusty 'R' Living in Spain now.Write books about the mob during WW2 You can find my books over on Kindle under Anthony Molloy. Site's a great idea. Liked the look of the Pusser's Rum bottle on the reunions table; wonder what that was for?
I'm on Twitter where I do a WW2 quiz
Friday, January 11 2013 - 07:52 PM
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Terry Purser
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served 64 65 13 mess good draft good crew
Monday, December 24 2012 - 03:03 PM
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