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The 30th Indefatigable Old Boys Annual Reunion

The 30th Indefatigable Old Boys Annual Reunion

I was invited down to Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch last weekend to some filming at the 30th Indefatigable Old Boys Annual Reunion. The weather was amazing and it was really great to see how connected the Old Boys are by their experience at The Indefatigable. Here’s a link to a piece we did earlier with Bill Smith talking about his time at the…

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Gerry Myles

Gerry Myles

Gerry talks about being part of the Merchant Navy Parade on Saturday 25th May 2013, part of the Battle of The Atlantic 70th anniversary commemorations.

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Stranded – Photographs in Williamson Square

Stranded – Photographs in Williamson Square

Walking through Williamson Square this week, you can’t help but notice the amazing photographs under the banner ‘Stranded’ which explore the poignant stories and lives of retired Merchant and Royal Navy seamen and Wrens who served in the Battle of the Atlantic operations during the second world war. The photographs are really striking and I recognised a few faces passing…

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Navy Moose Milk Drink Recipe

Navy Moose Milk Drink Recipe

As part of BOA70 We were invited onto the Canadian Ship Iroquois on Sunday evening, it was a very posh do, with cocktails and even a chocolate fountain. We sampled the Navy moose milk which is apparently a Canadian Navy tradition and it was so good, we thought we would share the recipe. It might be a good idea to…

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BOA 70 Veterans / Royal Navy & Merchant Navy Parade

BOA 70 Veterans / Royal Navy & Merchant Navy Parade

BOA 70 Veterans / Royal Navy & Merchant Navy Parade from Tim Brunsden on Vimeo. As a separate project to Liverpool Ships and Sailors, I’ve been documenting the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic commemorations for Liverpool City Council. We’ve made a website to document our process which is www.battleoftheatlanticmemories.com On Sunday, we went to film the Veterans…

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Mr San

Mr San

The legend that is Mr San has had a Chinese restaurant on the dock road for the last 40 years. He used to be a ships cook on the Blue Funnel Line. He has some amazing stories to tell and he’s a good singer too.  

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