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HMS RALEIGH
Photo: John Belshaw
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Item #: 9885
Any ideas who this may be?

Comment by: Mick on 15th March 2009 at 00:18

Don't know if it's any use, but Raleigh was a 'stone frigate', a shore establishment where (certainly in the 1950's) recruits were trained for the engine room branch.

Comment by: A Bolton on 15th March 2009 at 16:33

HMS RALEIGH is a vacility for Royal Navy personel training to be cooks,kitchen,and ancilary staff.It is based at TORPOINT in Cornwall.

Comment by: Catherine on 15th March 2009 at 19:39

It's also the place where I spent many a cold day freezing my bits off on parade in the 80's.

Comment by: Catherine bromilow on 11th July 2010 at 19:40

This looks like a piture A friend had her wall she lived in Queen St Highfield near Pemberton railway Station, I remember seeing it as i went into the living room when i was a schoolgirl

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