Yearly archives: 2020



The Funeral is on Wednesday 28th Oct at St Joseph’s church, 2 Eaglesham Road, Clarkston, Glasgow, G76 7BT at 10:15am, then Eaglesham Cemetery at 11:15am. I know how much my Dad loved his time with the Merchant Navy and wanted to have them represented in some way so have ordered […]

Arrangements For George Gorman Ex 3rd/Eng


I’ve received news from Ex Ch/Eng Campbell Dobie who informs that Ex LOF 3rd/Eng Gorge Gorman has passed away. Photo taken 2009 – Davy T and Tony T have both passed away. I’ve just been contacted by Georges’ daughter Catherine.  She told me that George had  passed away on Friday […]

More Sad News – George Gorman




Many thanks to Dave Meare who researched and found this Pathe News article on the London Valour incident. Click on link….. https://www.britishpathe.com/video/VLVA9T6GAEOWNKVOUVB6Y5J8XFPQW-ITALY-SURVIVORS-HELPED-ASHORE-AT-GENOA-AS-BRITISH-FREIGHTER/query/%22London+Valour

Pathe News – London Valour




Good to hear from you. We were living on Teesside when we attended the LOF Reunion, I was working for Corus/Tata Steel.I completed my work there in 2011 and returned to the US.¬†However, we are spending part of our year in France and loving it.The copy of the book is […]

Ex LOF Officer David Reid – Book


I was on the Overseas Ambassador.Lads I knew from college were Phil Marshall, a German lad named Gierhart (sorry, not sure of his full name), Rob Fullagher. I¬† am actually in contact with Rob on FB as I knew him and his now wife, Elsie, back when they first met […]

Paul Clay


After a hundred days of the partial lock-down – some are getting back to normal. Not here, we are still being ‘careful’ in what we are doing.My Council work and Neighbourhood Watch Group, have been busy delivering medicines/precriptions/food/parcels and organising doctors etc.Holidays were cancelled – but that said, we booked […]

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