HMS Worcester & Merchant Navy Site

Please Note :- Most images are linked to larger versions. None are © to the best of my knowledge. My thanks to all the OWs that have collected or supplied their own pictures at various times. OWs feel free to plunder. Other people please ask. Please tell me if you would like your picture removed from the site or credited.

Royal Sovereign alongside Worcester III Dressed overall for the Queens Centenary visit 1962

Group with Alan Reid on a Ship Visit P&O Mercury

And now back to my Time on Board 1962 -65

Other Mug shots no before and after

Prize Giving 1962 Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Phillip

The Queen comes on board

Capt Argles welcomes Her Majesty and is piped aboard by Cadets

Cadet Talbot receives his Prize - a Sextant

Her Majesty the Queen, who was the Worcester Patron, comes to visit in Celebration of the Worcester’s Centenary at prize giving Summer 1962

Royal Review July 1962

Worcester and s.t.s Danmark July 1962

Commemorative Medal issued to all Cadets 1962

The Queen and the Duke say goodby

The Queen and the Duke leaving with my flowers

The Queen giving Prizes

Danmark and Worcester

End of Term leaving prank. Prize Giving Day

Fencing Team 1962

Church Parade 1962

Church Parade Dec 1962

Rugby Team 1962

Church Parade

Church Parade Band

Mike Pope on poop deck with Susan Argles. Captains’s Daughter

Sunday Divisions 1962

Fall in for Church outside Swimming Baths

Ships Company Summer 63

Rugby Team 1963

Pre 60s


Ashore by the Canon

Colin Thurlow pre joining 1962 One of many nervous Cadets in the same situation

Dingy Racing Prize Day

Cutter Racing Prize Day

Andrew Lansdale

Cutter Racing Prize Day

Andrew Lansdale

All Stop on Foreshore 1962

Parents Going Ashore Prize Day

Leaving Cadets Summer 1963

1st Termers 1962


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A Great Collection of photos from Andy Howard (61-64) who I met up with at the Portsmouth 2012 Reunion

Ships Company.

Signatures are from Andy’s Photo

The Whole lot

Bott Left

Top Right

Bott Right

Top Left

2nd XV

Andy and Dave Embury on Hols Devon Sum 63

1st XV here