John Anthony Beaman (46-50)

Kevin F. Brown (46-49) writes: “It is with deep regret and sadness that, on behalf of John’s wife, I have to inform you of the death of John Anthony Beaman (1946-1950) on Sunday, 6th September, 2015 at Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia after a long illness. John and I entered the Nautical College Pangbourne…

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Peter Tambling (50-53)

Peter writes: “The MN Sunday parades at the London Cenotaph and at the Trinity Square Gardens went well in the good weather. The Cenotaph part was ruined by the overhead clatter from police helicopters circling above, for reasons unknown, but it was excessive believe me. Nobody heard anything from those Clergy and Admirals taking part.…

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Felix Spender (71-76)

                      Felix Spender (71-76) is “resolving conflict in the workplace” according to a feature article in the Swindon & Wiltshire News at the end of August, 2015.   A career Army officer who was in the Royal Irish Rangers and served on peace-keeping missions with…

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Matthew Wilson (89-92)

            Matthew Wilson (89-92) “recently returned to Pangers to help out with CCF and actually had the quite surreal experience of doing a bit of marking in the staff room (now being a teacher myself at a visiting local school) – I met Dom Somner while I was there – …

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Nigel Hollebone (59-63)

                      Nigel Hollebone (59-63) died on August 16th, 2015, aged 69, after a courageous battle against cancer sustained over five years. He left a partner Cherry, a son Andrew and two grandchildren. At the time of his death he was President of the Old Pangbournian…

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Clipper 15/16 Round the World Underway

                      OP Anthony Clifford set off from London onboard LMAX Exchange today – The crews progress can be tracked on the following website https://www.clipperroundtheworld.com/   For any OP’s who reside in Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Albany (Western Australia) and Sydney, Anthony will be calling…

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Merchant Navy Day September 3

                    All OPs of a certain vintage will need no reminding that Thursday September 3rd is Merchant Navy Day. Across the UK, the MN Association and the Honourable Company of Master Mariners’ branches will join with Seafarers UK to mark the occasion by hoisting the Red…

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Tributes to Nigel Hollebone (59-63)

                      Roger Lane-Nott (OP & Chairman of Board of Governors): “Nigel Hollebone was a contemporary of mine at the NCP and he has been a friend ever since. On the boxing team with him he led from the front and was always determined and committed.…

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