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Singapore Naval Base

Thanks to Ron Moss for these photos. Ron was in the Naval Base from 1962 to 1965.

Dockyard Swimming Pool

The pool can still be seen between Deptford road and Wellington road if you search for Admiralty Road East on Google Maps.

Dockyard Swimming Pool

Dockyard Swimming Pool

Ottawa Road

Ottawa Road in the Naval Base taken from in front of our house.

H Block

in Ottawa Road. We lived in the top floor flat (H2).

Ah Chan

our Amah.

Ron Jones - having a nap

These three were all taken on a Banyan trip to Seletar Island.

Ron Jones and Pete Sims with a dead sea snake.

Small temple building

Waiting for the bus to take me to Alexandra Grammar School

Some of the naval base girls who played the boys at football in a charity game

Linda Mair: Sue Le Maux: ?? : ?? : Pam Stacy: ? Wilson


Taken at a party in 1964


Back Row:
??: Les Beckworth: Melinda (Min) Chapman: Ron Smith: Denise Wooldridge: Ron Moss: ? Wilson

Middle Row:
Pam Stacy: Jill Chapman: Linda Mair: ?? : Sue Le Maux

Front Row:
Dave Wright: Jane Strange: Nick Gilbert: Laura Gilbert: June Tressider: Jim Coull

In front of Jane Strange: Joyce Wilson.

The cover of my Singapore driving licence

inside of the driving licence

The outside of a Christmas card sent to us by one of the local traders

inside of the card

Written in 1965 but I canít remember who wrote it and Iím struggling to identify a lot of the individuals named and the incidents referred to. Thanks to Lin Kelloway for transcribing this.

Verse 4: Laura Gilbert.
Verse 6: Nick Gilbert and Jane Strange.
Verse 8: Min Chapman.
Verse 9:Lin Kelloway and Ron Moss.
Verse 17: Pam Kelloway.
Verse 20: I think this refers to Pete Sims blowing the fuse in the apprentice training building.

Can anyone add any other names?

About to set off on a trip to the Mandai for a Duke of Edinburghís Award Scheme expedition

on my return home from the trip!

The cover of my last school report from St Johnís School 

These are tickets to the show given by the Rolling Stones in Singapore in February 1965. Thanks to Lin Kelloway for the picture. Earlier that month I went to see the Kinks and Manfred Mann, also at the Badminton Hall.



See also these pages with a Naval connection: Tim Brown  Sue Watts  Junior & Infant Schools

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