Will Broom (08-13)

Will Broom (Hesperus; 08-13) writes: “Since leaving Pangbourne I have been at Fleetwood Nautical College for the last three years doing a cadetship as a deck officer/navigator in the Merchant Navy fulfilling a lifelong dream. In December, 2016 I  qualified successfully as a 3rd Officer for Cunard Line and P&O cruises (owned by Carnival Corp.),…

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Centenary Founders’ Day surpasses expectations

      Centenary Founders’ Day at the College surpassed expectation in glorious sunshine on Saturday (8 July). The entire College community came together in large numbers for the special occasion and enjoyed the opportunity to dress colourfully. Gentleman, even, sported dashing hats to protect themselves from the stunning sky overhead.   The Marching Band…

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David Hart (49-52)

  Captain David Hart (49-52) died in New Zealand on June 20, 2017 at his home with his family. He was 82. His funeral was held on June 26 in St. John’s Church, Beach Street, Waikouaiti near Dunedin followed by a private cremation.   David joined Port Line in April, 1952 and obtained his Second Mate’s…

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OPGS Autumn meeting – change of date

  Charlie Parry writes:   “Good morning All.  Just a quick heads up that the date for the golf match against the College has had to be changed as the original date ( 11th October ) clashed with the 2017 Seafarers’ Service at St. Paul’s cathedral.   THE NEW DATE IS  WEDNESDAY  27TH SEPTEMBER.  The…

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Louis Bearn (07-12)

  Louis Bearn (07-12) has completed his final exams at the London School of Economics where he has been studying for an MSc in International Relations. Over the summer he will be completing his Dissertation while also job searching. He continues to consider a spell in the Royal Marines (“a hangover from my Pangbourne days,…

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