PWSTS on Film

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A PLACE TO HANG YOUR HAT

c1948 INGHAM - colour film lasting 15 minutes

Features - Seafaring life and the story of how this can be improved. BSS HQ Limehouse, PWSTH Ingham, PT training in white rig, flag training, kitchen, inspection, heaving lead line, knots, boxing, lifeboat drill, boat work, class room, model bridge, HRH Duke of Kent's certificate board, 'What others have done I can do', HRH Duchess of Kent's certificate board 1942-1946. Awards for bravery board 1924-1945, Honours Book, names of those who gave their lives for their country.

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A place to hang your hat


YOUNG SALT

1961 DOVER - black and white film lasting 25 minutes

Features - Bunks asleep, six bells call, wash rooms, and dobbing, breakfast, three cheers as Roger Webber leaves for sea, Priory Station, marching, parade square, inspection, baseball, cliff runs, PT, cargo handling, rope work, splicing, bosons chair, flag work, helm, darning, whaler, BSS officer collects Roger, off to docks. Joins 'Port Sydney' and off to Australia. Footage of world ports and ships. Commander John Hough, Mr Joe Hadley, Mr Charlie Porte and Mr Bill Smith. Starring Roger Webber (Cheddar).

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Young Salt


PRINCE OF WALES SEA TRAINING SCHOOL

1971 DOVER - colour film lasting 19 minutes

Features - Flags, quarter deck, entry to school, interview, kitted out, life boat drill, sailing, instruction, life raft training, fire drill, galley, cleaning stations, kit inspection, engine room classes, class room, rope work, helm, swimming, PT, weight training, baseball, cricket, runs, parade, St Mary's church and joining first ship. Captain Colin Vine, Mr Carpenter, Mr Joe Hadley, Mr Simpson and kitchen staff.

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Prince of Wales Sea Training School



ANGLIA NEWS TV INTERVIEW

In March 2007 Cyril Levett (PWSTS 1940), Russ Foster (PWSTS 1943) and Len Abel (PWSTS 1951) were interviewed at Ingham Old Hall by Anglia Television. On the 12th April 2007 the interview was aired on the evening news. Courtesy of Anglia TV we are able to share the footage.

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Dover and District Merchant Navy Memorial Fund 2008

MN Memorial unveiling and news interview with PWSTS boys

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Prince of Wales House December 2007

work in progress video update

PWSTS Sydney Reunion January 2007
PWSTS London Reunion September 2007
PWSTS Dover Reunion September 2005
Anglia television Interview March 2007

In March 2007 Cyril Levett (PWSTS 1940), Russ Foster (PWSTS 1943)
and Len Abel (PWSTS 1951) were interviewed at Ingham Old Hall by
Anglia Television. On the 12th April 2007 the interview was aired on the evening news. Courtesy of Anglia TV we are able to share the footage.


Ingham 2007

The PWSTS WW2 Memorial Plaque Service of Remembrance was held at the Holy Trinity church Ingham at 11:00 hrs on Sunday 20th May 2007. 183 people attended the service. Thank you to Fred Honisett PWSTS 1943 for this footage.

Thank you to everyone at Ingham village for welcoming the PWSTS back home and making the day one to always remember.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We also have several reunion films on YouTube

Reproduced with kind permission by:
Sailors' Society

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