Phil 'Banger' Walsh
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 19:06
849 'B' Flt '85 - '87
We had some excellent runs during this period, I've got a lot of good memories.......
particularly an 18-day detachment to NAS Cecil Field, Florida in '87.
I remember the 3 guys off 820 who were killed, too, in a car accident while we were alongside in Ft. Lauderdale. A sad day indeed.
Sunday, 28 June 2015 04:07
5D1 mess radar op by the nickname of 'Dutchy' 1991-2
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 11:01
Really good site which brought back many memories. I served for nearly seven years on the old Ark Royal (The REAL one) as an Aircraft Handler, so the name is a powerful one for me. I also served for two years onboard one of this Ark Royal's sister ships but the experience was largely a 'let down' after the old Ark. Happy days though...great site...well done to all concerned.
Friday, 05 June 2015 13:46
AB (M) 6E1 Mess, served on her 87-90.
Best three years of my life, loved every minute on her especially Outback 88!!
Michelle (Thompson) Harper
Thursday, 21 May 2015 20:27
Hi not sure if this is just for officer :-/ My Dad Billy Thompson helped build the Ark Royal and i no it was 1 of his most proud moments of his life being part of building it. Same feeling when the queen mother shook his hand. I remember it being docked and being allowed aboard to av a look. I felt so proud my dad was part of such a special warship The news of it being decommissioned saddened me fond memories for us all.