HMS Victorious

HMS Victorious

HMS Victorious leaving Sydney 1967 – Note the Firefly parked forward. This was purchased by the Officers from the RAN. Photo courtesy Barry Wilkinson.
HMS Victorious Met Team – 1960/62. This picture was supplied by Gordon Parkes (SE branch) and shows L to R Collis “Ginge” Barker, Richard “Penny” Farthing, Tom Scanlon, PO Ray Haynes, Mick Hirons, and Ken Ashton. The officers he remembers two of them as Lt Cdr Ian Dawson and F McEwing.
HMS Victorious at Aden (1966) photographed from HMS Hermes. Vic was returning to the UK and Hermes was taking over as the Far East ship
Presentation of Pingat Jasa Malaysia medal – 10 June 2010. The picture shows George Clevett being presented the medal by Brigadier General Alwi from the Malaysian High Commisssion. The event was held at Horsham, West Sussex. George served in the Met Branch from 1954 to 1968 and earned his ‘gong’ whist serving on HMS Victorious.
Presentation of Pingat Jasa Malaysia medal – 23 March 2011. The picture shows Arthur Charles being presented the medal by Brigadier General Jamal from the Malaysian High Commisssion. The event was held at Edgley, Stockport. Arthur served in the Met Branch from 1963 to 1985 and earned his ‘gong’ whilst serving on HMS Victorious.
LA Rick Parkinson and POA George Clevett as seen here preparing a Radio Sonde for launch on HMS Victorious whilst on the Far East station on 04 December 1964.
Barry Ingamells goes vertical On HMS Victorious during the 1964/65 Commission. Victorious alongside in Singapore Dockyard.