Monthly Archives: August 2015



What a nice meet up with LOF friends, Roger & Lindsay Bancroft, who live just up the road from the Holiday Inn, Ron & Audrey Todd – who just came back from Torquay and live in Barton-on-Humber, Adrian & Wendy Cook who live in Middlesborough, Myself and Connie. (Click on […]

Pleasant meet up – Harrogate


During our break in Harrogate, we shall have a small meet up with LOF friends on Tuesday 25th August at the Holiday Inn, Kings Road, Harrogate HG1 1XX – we will meet in the Bar area around 17:00 and have a dinner at 19:00 – since I don’t know exactly […]

Harrogate Meet Up….



There are now only a ‘few’ Ex – Counties Ship Management – Men left after the passing on of Capt Rodman Tarbuck, here is Derek Panagakis history, and is still going strong! (Click on Photo to enlarge) Allen & Appleyard      Tel:      01925 748466 Email: orders@allenandappleyard.com Counties Ship Management 1950 […]

‘The Last’ – Few – Counties – Men….


Hi Roy, Found your great web site by accident. I Sailed with LOF 1956-60, last trip London Tradition 3rd Engineer. Mike Annett was a first trip cadet, Polly Morton was C/Eng,Tom McCann Ch/Stw. Jobs were hard to find so I came to the US to sail but did not do my […]

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Connie and I are staying at the Holiday Inn Harrogate from the 24th to 28th August. Part of my visiting will be to hopefully spend some time with Ex Radio Officer and later E&EO Dick Cunningham, who is still recovering from a ‘serious’ stroke he had some 18th months ago. […]

Meet Up – Harrogate 25th & 26th August