Philip Shard (70-75)

  Philip Shard (70-75) died in hospital on May 31, 2017 after being struck by lightning May 27 while playing a round of golf at the Fynn Valley Golf Club near Ipswich, Suffolk. Fellow players and paramedics tried desperately to resuscitate him after he collapsed on the course and his heart stopped beating. He was…

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News from Vancouver

James Mackenzie (87-92), the OP Rep in Vancouver, British Columbia, writes:   “Summer is going very well thus far and I have a week off coming up when we head to a cottage on a local lake for some R&R. About three weeks ago I was looked up by an OP from my leaving year…

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2017 OP SOCIETY AGM DETAILS

The 2017 AGM of the OP Society will take place at the Naval Club, 38 Hill Street, Mayfair, London W1J 5NS  (Tel: 0207 493 7672) on Tuesday evening 17th October, starting at 6.00pm.   At the meeting the retiring chairman of the Society, Merrick Rayner, will give a full account of the momentous 2016-17 year,…

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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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