Unit History: HMS Bicester

HMS Bicester

Memories of HMS Bicester

(Memories written by members of Forces Reunited)

HMS Bicester in 1949

Written by John Bishop

In the Nore Flotilla. Senior ship in company with the Bleasdale And Cowdry.This was my first ship where I was introduced to Naval termanolgy. I was an Ordinary Telegraphist with one tel named Smith and a Ldg Tel. Whilst on board I passed for Tel. I also experienced having to climb the mast go to the end of the yardarms and rig new W/T aerials. Our main task was going to Shotley to take bays to sea for sea training. A happy ship I recall.

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