News


I appologise for the ‘thin’ postings on the LOF News Web. After 20 years, the ‘news’ dribbling in is sparse to say the least. All the historical information is 99% there and it is a sad fact that we are all getting older. Every year we loose a few more […]

20 Years of LOF News


There is a planned group of LOF personnel, there families and relations going out to Genoa Italy in April this year. A group of us went out in 2010 and this can be found on the archives of this website. Denise Dardini from the British Consulate has been liaising with […]

London Valour 50th Anniversary


                                   (l-r) Bob Bruce, Bob Blake & Rod Wilkinson Please find attached a photograph taken at a small LOF reunion at The Petwood Hotel in Woodhall Spa. We were celebrating Bob’s 70th birthday and two of his old shipmates, Bob Bruce and Rod Wilkinson were able to join us for […]

Happy Birthday Bob Blake




Hi Roy, I am not sure if you have seen the account of my MS days (’Tramping the Sea’) which contains all the information I have about it – dates and ports of all plus much more. It is still on-line at http://robertpriddy.com/at_sea.html I was an apprentice deck officer for two […]

Robert Creighton Priddy


  On the 9th April 2020 will be the 50th Anniversary of the loss of London Valour with the loss of 20 lives. If you look back at News / Archive News / 2010 you will see what we did in 2010 I have have a number of contacts asking […]

Memorial London Valour 2020




Ex Nav Off/2nd Mate 1970’s/80’s Roger Harrison has passed away. Unfortunately I can not attend his funeral. Thanks to Roger Bancroft for the following message:- Sorry to be the bearer of sad news, had a phone call from friend and executer of Roger Harrison telling me that Roger died last […]

Sad News – Passing of Roger Harrison


It is with as usual sad news to announce another one of our ship mates passing away. Dick Cunningham was born 31st December 1941. He like myself, trained initially as a Radio Officer and came to LOF via Mavroleon Bros. Like myself he retrained and became an E&OE in LOF […]

Richard (Dick) Cunningham – Passed Away