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.
from the web
1961 DOVER - black and white film lasting 25 minutes
- 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.
StarringRoger Webber (Cheddar).
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.
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.
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.
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.