Grids in the 1970s

  The exchange below took place on Facebook on the OP page during May, 2017: Paul ClinchFacebook ON YA BIKE!…..Anyone in Illawarra remember bicycle scrutineering by our then Housemaster Peter Politzer?….If our bike passed, we then had to display a disc on it afterwards. I found mine when clearing out the garage this morning. I…

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“Dogo”

  Tim Tilden-Smith (43-46), a retired financial expert who lives on Guernsey, got in touch to share the image above with his contemporaries.   When Tim was at the NCP, the College possessed a river boat nicknamed “Dogo” by the cadets. Many years later in the 1980s, when Tim was working in the Bahamas, he…

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Soccer at the College

    This rather grainy black-and-white photo has been donated by Richard Givan (57-60).   It shows a real rarity in the history of the Nautical College – a College soccer team which took the field to play a game against the Stewards in November, 1960. The team is:   Back row (ltor): Les Byrne,…

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In the early 1960s

Mike Beavington (59-63) has been rooting around in his attic and discovered some photos of his time at the Nautical College. If you can fill in any names, please let us know at op@pangbourne.com          Bowden/Harbinger entry summer 1960 – Sitting (ltor): Mike Beavington, Nigel Hollebone, Quentin Parker.  Standing (ltor): Julian Coles,   Tim Dow,…

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A break on the Broads 1961

                      From the bulging historic photographic portfolio of Andrew Herbert (58-62) via Sam Strachan (58-62) in Melbourne, Australia and originally from Brian Panisset (58-63) who lives in New South Wales, a bit north of Sydney, we received the image above of Pangbournianjs at play taken…

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