Thanks to Bob (Bats) Hanley
summer 1946 and an interesting shot of Vanguard in John Brown's fitting-out
basin at Clydebank gleaming in a fresh coat of paint just before running trials.
The cruiser Tiger is there with much of the original superstructure erected.
Work stopped soon after and she was laid up for years before being rebuilt. The
Port liner Port Wellington completes the trio.
Crushing the last pockets of
resistance in Brunei
British troops are now closing in On the last of pocket of
resistance which the Brunei rebels are trying to establish in the jungle. This
whole objective is considered a most important part of the campaign for if the
rebels are able to form bands a prolonged guerrilla war could result.
Photo shows: HMS Tiger offloading stores
and equipment for naval
forces in Brunei December 1962
Well done everyone who made a donation towards Tugs
The final amount needed to buy this chair was £3.700 and this was raised in just
over 6 months
Below are photos of Tug Receiving His New Chair and of him making a thank
Tug Wilson gets presented his new Chair From
Chairman S/M Slinger Wood
Bats and Tug and Photos of their younger Days
Tugs Thank you Speech
H.M.S. TIGER, most modern cruiser of the Royal Navy to have
joined the Fleet, sailing from Grand Harbour, Malta,
to return to the United Kingdom after completing her "work up" in the
Mediterranean. Commanded by Captain R.E. Hutchins, D.S.C., R.N.,
she is the first Naval ship to be fitted with quick firing fully automatic
radar controlled six and three inch guns.
She is due at Devonport on Monday next (31st October).
Thanks TigerBats For Pictures
Ships Company 59
l to r, RPO McLeod, AB Leiper,
Dampier., AB Pettit, self (OOW),
L/Sea Leggat, PO McLeod (Captain's Coxswain).
Cooks on field
leaving Ship 67 Kitchen duty
Photos Courtesy Jim Daiziel
Click Pictures for full View
HMS Tiger at Sasebo Japan !961-2
From Mervyn Jones
Photos by Permission
joined the Tiger 1959, was diving party on board Lt Michell was the diving boss,
I have sent a couple of photos that might be of interest, the one of the WREN
& myself was taken by/navy news ,as it was the first time a Wren had gone to
sea for any period of time she was the Cpt Sec on the gunnery side,the other was
us ashore in the I-of-White,good days,
Tiger in Grand Harbour Christmas 1959. Note the chef and X'mas pudding below the
Photos From Bob Hanley
This picture depicts Xmas 1959
HMS Tiger - 1977/1978
The entire communications team plus
Flag staff for CTG 317.6 Far East trip 1977.
Reading from the top left back row;
Ginge Bagnall, Jonno, Trigger Read, Dave Crossley, Ben
Bentley, Jock Downard, Harry Owens, George Lees, Paddy
Parsons, Phil Tootill, Clive Hastilow, Eddie (Boot)
Whitaker, Tom Greenway, Bungy Williams, Jona jones,
Bob Poston, Sooty Sutton, Gaz Larkin, Rocky Hudson,
Fred Pickering, Willie Willis, Legs Lloyd, Jessie
James, Bob Cullen, Jim O'Kelly, Dave Field, Billy
Brogan, Nobby Clarke, Jacko, Chopper Smallbone, Jock
Faggens, Les Norris, Twitch Withyman, Kilo King, Black
Mac Mackinnon, Mick Fielder, Staff FCRS(W), Flag Lt.
Mitford,SCO Lt. James, Staff FCRS Dykes, CRS Mac, RS
Happy Day, Rateye Appleby, Grannie Clack, Gibbo,
Zooney Steddy, Angus Work, Taff Hackett, Bungle
Williams, Taff Carr, Chuck Berry, Dan Dare, Joe
Jordan, Andy Warton
Photo Kindly Supplied by Phil
Photos Supplied by
Photos From Bats Hanley
Here's a cosy little picture for your collection. Tot time in 3C7 & 3C8
messes. Reading from left to right back :- Rum bosun (self) L/sea Hanley, half
obscured A/B Emerson, A/B White (Land Rover driver) L/Sea Cross. Sitting
left to right:-
A/B Petit, A/B Stanbridge.
The year 1959, the time guess!!
Tiger Alongside Gosh Fokk Kiel 1959