Roy Gerstner


Noris Jackson was employed by LOF for some 44 years, starting as a Junior Engineer and eventually becoming a director of LOF.Monday 08th April 2024 a memorial service was held in his home village of South Carlton near Lincoln. Myself along with Rod Wilkinson, Bob & Sue Blake, Don Dunlop, […]

End of an Era – Farewell Memorial Noris Jackson


On this day – April 09th the tragic accident of the London Valour took place just outside GenoaItaly. The people of Genoa hold a memorial service every year in commemoration of the event.As far as I am aware there is only one surviving member (Officer) still alive.

Anniversary – Loss of the London Valour


Simon informs :- We will be having a memorial service for Dad at South Carlton Church on the 8th April. Time to be confirmed but I think it will be at 11:00 or 11:30 with a reception in Burton Club afterwards. RG note :- I think there is only one […]

Update Arrangements For Norris Jackson





Recently, had a good conversation with John Peters, who did his apprentiship with LOF and came through the ranksto become Master. John and wife Julia are keeping well, John is still a ‘Gentleman Farmer’. Spoke with Keith Cederholm who had about 20 years as 2nd Officer and Chief Officer. Keith […]

All Quiet……



July 11th 2007 our friend and shipmate Tom March departed from us.All who sailed with Tom – remembers him with affection and happiness.RIP – your friends and shipmates.

In Memoriam





There has been regular communication between Mr Eric Hill (III) (Grandson of Radio Officer Hill London Valour)and the group of us that went out to Genoa in 2010. We were hopeing to return in 2020 but alas the Covid situation put a stopper on plans. Denise Dardani from the British […]

London Valour Commemoration 2023