Through Chris Gilson-Taylor (57-61) we learned that Philip Bellamy (48-53) lives 10 miles from him in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. The pair met at a model ship club in the Hettlingen area and see each other often. Philip has lived in Switzerland for many years. He is a retired control electronics engineer who arrived…Details
Chris writes that he has “had an interesting but not profitable past.” On leaving the NCP he worked for Metal Box for four years followed by three years in the Army on a short service commission. He married, left the Army and went into reinsurance in the City. In his free time worked with TS…Details
Two OPs play leading roles in MN Association ceremony. Sir Garth Morrison (56-61), Lord Lieutenant of East Lothian, presented new colours to the East Lothian branch of the Merchant Navy Association April 10. By a great coincidence the standard bearer to whom Garth presented the colours was an OP – David Fisher (59-62). David has…Details
Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson triumph in the Star class at the World Cup in Mallorca. Despite an eight-month absence from international Star competition Olympic gold medallists Percy & Simpson “knocked spots off their world-class rivals” in the Princess Sofia regatta in early April in Majorca. Winning both Star class races in breezy conditions on…Details
Jeremy Richardson retired in August, 2010, from his solicitor’s practice in Suffolk and has been playing a lot of golf and real tennis since then. He lives near Newmarket and is still playing cricket – keeping wicket for the Suffolk Gents, the Newmarket Racing X1 and his village side.
Jo Sievier called to let us know that he hopes to attend the 2011 Founder’s Day Reunion on Saturday July 2nd of everyone who left the NCP in 1961 – 50 years ago. Jo joined the Army after Pangbourne and served in the Royal Engineers for 15 years, retiring in 1976 with the rank of…Details
A Reunion is being organised of all OPs who left the Nautical College in the summer of 1961. It will take place on Founder’s Day, Saturday July 2. Anyone interested in attending should contact Lindsey Hughes at the College or Robin Knight (56-61) on firstname.lastname@example.org A total of 32 OPs left the NCP in 1961.…Details
After a lot of hard labour Tarka Duhalde produced a 7lb 3oz girl at 9.52am on Saturday 2nd April. The proud father is OP Jimmy Devlin (91-97). “The whole experience took me a little by surprise, given I’d only just finished work for the day and put my ‘Out of Office’ on before the action started…Details
Charles has qualified as a doctor and joined the Royal Army Medical Corps. He recently passed out from Sandhurst.