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White Star Carriers night out Blackpool  1965
White Star Carriers night out Blackpool 1965
Photo: Walter Southern
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Item #: 17938
1965 Evening trip to Blackpool (a booze up really) just a few of the then drivers and second mates as well as friends, enjoying a good night out. L to R - Norman Jolly, John (young mucker) Cunliffe, Brian Southern, ?? Sorry forgot the name. Hiding at the back George Marsden, Keith Hough, Walter Southern and Frank Seddon. The coach was booked by John Abernethy, offic, Walls of Wigan supplied the coach.

Comment by: J J P on 13th June 2011 at 22:56

Remember Norman driving a long nose Ford Thames on the Rochdale / Bury run. Brian had the Blackpool / Fleetwood run.

Comment by: dave c on 14th June 2011 at 12:27

Looks like Tony Wilson who used to play at Wigan RUFC

Comment by: walter on 14th June 2011 at 21:45

cheers Dave I think you are right, just could not remember but, it was 46yrs ago.

Comment by: dave c on 15th June 2011 at 20:41

If you spoke to Tony now he'd swear he was only 3 when this picture was taken !!!!!

Comment by: Walter on 15th June 2011 at 21:27

Yes Dave, it seems so long ago, I was only in my teens then as well and now, my eldest granchild is almost 20 yrs old, frightening is the speed of time give Tony my regards if and when you see him.

Comment by: Bill McCracken on 18th February 2013 at 05:05

I yes I remember white star carriers very well,specialy my old friend Dave Brookwell,whom I would like to get in contact with or any of my old friends there, Brian Southern Walter Southern Jimmy Clark Bill Calderbank and many more, I left white star when I was 21 and went driving for BRS at Kitt green, I left there in1971 to emigreat to Australia.I am now retired like many of my old friends and hope to hear from some of you.

Comment by: walt (North Yorkshire) on 10th March 2013 at 09:19

Colin Quinn, need to contact you regarding a possible reunion next year 2014, some of the lads have made contact and its possible we can hold one. Do get in touch please.

Comment by: colin quinn on 10th August 2013 at 15:40

hiya walt yes no probs will come to the reunion please let me know when regards colin

Comment by: colin quinn on 10th August 2013 at 15:55

may be better if u can email me walt not all ways on this site mate thanks

Comment by: colin quinn on 2nd November 2013 at 17:04

hiya walter ive sent you my email then if you do ave a reunion you can let me know please regards colin

Comment by: Daue Brookwell on 30th November 2013 at 23:20

Hi Bill mcCracken.just read your message from february.would be great to hear from you and exchange news.cheers daue brookwell

Comment by: Bill McCracken on 2nd December 2013 at 06:06

Dave Brookwell. Just seen your message. Please give me your email address then we can have a good old chat.

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