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What has been a very challenging year for many of us, hopefully next year will perhaps see some stability in our lives.Thanks for the Christmas cards and wishes, and apologies if you did not receive one back from myself and Connie,year of year we have reduced the amount of cards […]

Merry Christmas – Safe & Healthy New Year






My thanks to Don Dunlop who sent the following…. NIGEL DAVID , 5th August 2021. Suddenly but peacefully in transit to Connolly Hospital, Dublin. Of 47 Maeshyfryd Road, Holyhead. Aged 57 years. Loving partner to Abbie. Devoted father of Kyler, Curtis and Izzy. Beloved son of the late David and […]

Update On Passing of Nigel Lewis


I’ve been meaning to go for a number of years and never got round to it.However a friend of mine (RN) wanted to visit and do some research.This week we spent a lovely day (good weather) at the National Memorial Arboretum inStaffordshire. A very good day out and a wonderful […]

My visit to The National Arboretum



When we were putting together another visit to Genoa early last year (2020) to commemorate the 50th Anniversaryof the ‘London Valour’ incident, we tracked down most of the 2010 personnel who attended that event.However I/we could not get hold of Robert (Bob) Kitchener by any means and assumed he had […]

Robert Kitchener


Nigel was born in 1964, he joined LOF as an Engineer Cadet/Apprentice on the 01st May 1986He sailed on a variety of vessels and was promoted to Chief Engineer in the 1990’s.After leaving LOF when the company was sold, he worked for Stenna Ferries. I have no other information other […]

Passing Away – Nigel Lewis


Today I had the great pleasure of meeting Ex 3rd Eng Jack Bell, who came to visit me here in Whittlesey.Jack was the 3rd Eng on the London Valour when it floundered off Genoa in 1970.We spent agood 5 hours (some in Wetherspoons) catching up with many names and memories […]

A Great Meet Up – Jack Bell