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Reunion 2007 NJ & JI
Had contact from Mr Mark Hendley who sent the following: I don’t know if anyone would be interested in purchasing a LOF ships pendant? I attended an auction and bought the LOF pendant as part of a lot that included a large ensign (the part I wanted). I paid £100 […]

LOF House Pendant


Chris has registered on the message-board. He was with Mavroleons from 1965/1070 sailed lastly as 2nd/Off on the ‘Victore’. He informs me that Don Thomas  (Ex Chief Eng) with Counties passed away last week following 3 years of poor health.

Chris Broughton




Connie & I have been in the Far East for our usual winter break for the past 3 months. Not a lot to report I am afraid – still happy that everyone seams well. Here is the latest shipping news from the MNA MNA Circular The Pulse 2017-06 Dated 23rd […]

Sorry – Not a lot of News!


Reunion 2007 RG & DD
Andy Burns, Brain Laing, Don Dunlop, Bob Bruce, Rod Wilkinson and Peter Napier attended a gathering in Edinburgh. Good to meet LOF folk and we hope to meet up again and hopfully some of the lads from the North East might fancy coming up for the day.  RG & Don D (l) […]

LOF Mini Meet-Up in Edinburgh


 In memoriam, wife of Ray, Sheila who sadly passed away 1 year ago A friend of LOF staff.  Our good friend Ben Killeen who passed away last year, would have been 94  today.

In Memoriam



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 Greetings from Ra Wai Southern Phuket where Connie & I are staying over Christmas & New Year. Great to meet up with Keith (McCart) ‘Or’ and son ‘Ert’. Keith sailed as a Navigating Cadet during the 1960’s, he left because he didn’t particularly like Tanker life. He joined the UK […]

Meet Up in Phuket Thailand!!!


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We are in sunnier climates – Southern Phuket for Christmas & New Year…whilst here I am meeting up with Ex LOF Deck Officer Keith McCart….more after we meet.  Received correspondence from Andy Nelson, whose father Roy Nelson was Master with Counties and LOF….If you look at the LOF News Printed […]

Merry Christmas & A Prosperous Healthy New Year


161202-21
 Not a great deal of ‘new’ news – so I’ll post up what Connie & I have been  up too. We have come on our annual extended holidays out to the Far East  – something we have done for a number of years, get away from the bleak, grey, miserable British […]

News December 2016