(Memories written by members of Forces Reunited)
RAF Marine Craft, in 1954
Written by Arthur ConnellWhilst serving at RAF ZEROS a marine craft base IN Cyprus which was a detachment from RAF Nicosia we had to take our boats to Famagusta to have them slipped out of the water for servicing on one occasion we had a vessel returning to Zeros which sprung a bad leak and could not be handled with the bilge pumps permission was given to beach the vessel in the late afternoon and a crew remainrd aboard to safeguard it that night however by morning the vessel had moved on the pebblbeach and completely broken up to matchwood
RAF Marine Craft, Bridlington in 1959Taking Ginger Rocks to Stocton to visit his parents, before visiting the local church to ask for the banns of marriage to Eve to be read. On arriving his Mum was coming out of the house with a shopping bag in her hand. "Where are you going ?" he asked, and she answered "WE DON’T HAVE ANY BREAD" he said "that’s alright Mum, we’ll just have toast, and she turned on her heel, and went halfway down the hall to the kitchen, before realising she could not make the toast without the bread. He was flailed with the shopping bag as she went past him and I again.