Memories of Singapore

Photos and Images submitted to the Memories of Singapore website


Lou Watkins


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Thanks to Louis Watkins for sending these photos in from his time in Singapore. Lou was in Singapore from May 1965 to July 1968. First attending Bourne School then in September 1966 St. John's.

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Chargemans Bungalow166 viewsA picture which was passed to me by a friend, taken in the late 50's or early 60's in the Naval Base, we think this may have been the single men's quarters for unaccompanied chargemen
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Jalan Kemuning145 viewsView from our bungalow in Jalan Kemuning looking across to what I think was the Pover’s bungalow (Leslie Pover their daughter sculpted the new Nelson Trafalgar 200 statue in Portsmouth)
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Gemas139 viewsBranch train arriving at Gemas from the east coast, tall lad on the right is probably Geoff Cox, as it certainly isn't Mick Ellison or Ian Hughes
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Oggy Match122 views Bishop Oggie handing out the after match medals ( Pasties)
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Oggy Night144 viewsThe Mad Dockyardies abroad, celebrating Oggy Night at the Dockyard Social club, not all of them were from Devonport (They received temporary West Country passports for the night!)
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Achille Lauro144 viewsThe ship that was diverted from its normal Australia - Italy run to pick up a large contingent of Brit Families returning to the U.K. after exams on 30th July 1968 which left from the Liner Pier in the docks at Singapore. (not the location of this Lauro Line publicity photo)
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Laughter in the Dark141 viewsDockyard Players backstage crew for the production of "Laughter in the Dark"
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Oggy Match132 views Players & officials (in smocks, gaiters & straw hats, NO BIAS) leaving the pitch at the end of the “Devon & Cornwall XI versus The World XI” Oggie match, all part of the Oggie night celebrations.

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Achille Lauro 1968168 viewsThe Carnaby Street night party on board the Achille, August 1968Aug 13, 2017
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Achille Lauro 1968173 viewsAchille Lauro, August 1968. Winning fancy dress group. We were red indians from the blackfoot tribe. Left to Right. Steve Edgecumbe, unknown, me, Fred, Cliff Andrews.Aug 13, 2017
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Wellington Floods205 viewsView across to the Dockyard swimming pool taken at the same time as the football pitch floods showing how the drains couldn’t cope.Dec 10, 2013
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Tiger & mickey163 viewsOur tomcat Tiger & Anna Googan’s female cat Mickey enjoying the sun, possibly after creating the kittens that Mickey had.Dec 10, 2013
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View of St. John's169 viewsDec 10, 2013
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The St. John's Railway Club188 viewsThe St. John's Railway Club layout at the school Open Day in 1968, the only person I can positively I.D. is Andrew Cole who is at the back right in shorts.Dec 10, 2013
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Packing176 viewsMy mother writing the inventory of what possessions were going in which packing crate as the packers wrapped everything up in June 1968.Dec 10, 2013
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Oronsay162 viewsThe best shot of the Oronsay I could get in the days before wide angle lenses.Dec 10, 2013