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Rugby match spectators, vanua Levu, Fiji. July 67

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The jetty, Vanua Levu, where we gave nightly film shows for the locals. July 67

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Fijian police, Suva

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Fijian police band, as we sailed from Suva, July 67

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New Caledonia July 67


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Noumea, capital of New Caledonia. July 67


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Dancing display, Ugi, British Solomon Islands, July 67

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Beach at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea July 67

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Cdr Reffell leaves Sirius - a guard of honour (horror?) Aug 67


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Inspecting the guard

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Entering Hong Kong Sept 67

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Hong Kong Sept 67

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Hong Kong, US ships alongside Aug 67

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Wanchai at night, from the Peak Aug 67

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Star Ferry terminal Hong Kong Aug 67

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Sailing junk, from Star Ferry Hong Kong, Aug 67

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Seacat shoot off Singapore Oct 67

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Leaving Singapore, paying off pennant for 1st Commission, Oct 67

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"Westering Home", Indian Ocean Oct 67

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Simons Bay, South Africa. Anchored dragged in the "Cape Doctor" wind. Oct 67

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Simonstown, Oct 67

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Simonstown Oct 67

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Neptune's Court, again, Nov 67

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Nov 67

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Last tan before an English winter Nov 67

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Gibraltar Nov 67

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Portland Feb 68, HMS Daring in the centre

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Other work up ships alongside, Feb 68

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From the Seacat Console March 68

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2K POs mess, Lofty, POME Wiltshire, POME Grant, Dick Kefford

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2K POs mess. Jock Lindsay (Later lost overboard in a storm), POME Wiltshire sleeping off their tot. March 68

"We Lost Jock"

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Life raft released for Jock Lindsay, recovered empty the following day by US Coastguard Cutter "Chase" (Capt. James Luse), who had spent the night searching. Photo courtesy Rodney Young (Fireman USCGC Chase). 

Shortimer Nov 21968.jpg (60054 bytes)

Page from the USCGC Chase ship's newspaper, a letter from Capt Luse about the search for Jock Lindsay. (And I have to say, despite being a messmate, I never knew his real name was Andrew). Courtesy, again, Rodney Young, who is also an amateur historian. See 

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