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Sea Cadets SS Uganda 1982

Adrian Hughes remembers his time aboard the SS Uganda Cruise No. 270 16-29th Jan 1982.
Adrian worked as a Sea Cadet in the Galley whilst on board.

`We flew form Gatwick to Malta and there we went to Alexandria-Rhodes- Izmir- Heraklion- Itea-Split then home.
I stayed in Grenfell Dorm. along with Bob, Fordie and a few others.
Got to know the girls well, Carolyn Horne from Port Seaton, Scotland, Sarah and Caroline from St Helier Jersey,
Pauline, Fiona from Crawley.
Had a force 9 gale in middle of Med. Everyone was heaving...the smell was horrendous and toilets full,
had full day in Cairo ( museum and pyramids) and worked for two weeks in galley..`
 

`Best two weeks of my life so far.`

sea cadets ss uganda
Adrian is second from right on top row.
3rd from right is Bob from Salisbury,
4rth is "Fordie" from Runcorn

SS Uganda galley
SS Uganda `Galley`
On the far right is Chef `Redman`,
then bob, Fordie in centre Elaine 3rd from left , ( back row) and Dai ( welsh) baker far left.


Sea cadets in Grenfell Dorm.

Common roon on board ss uganda falklands war hospital ship,school cruise liner.
The gang sitting in common room/refectory.

Other people Adrian remembers:

Bob from Sailsbury,
Jock from Cambletown,
Carolyn Horne form Scotland,
Sarah and Caroline from Jersey,
Fiona from Gatwick?
Also the Late `Jeff (Ginger hair) Jones`

Adrian Hughes ss ugand email
 

 

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