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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2009

    Ensign Ian Grimes

    We have been informed that Ian Grimes who served in Lowestoft during the 1965-1967 commission sadly 'crossed the bar' on 11th February 2018.

    Ian was a Seaman TAS(UW) who joined the RN at Ganges in 1960. He also served in Vernon, Eastbourne, Repton, Bellerophon, Ganges(ships com), Neptune, Puncheston, Yarnton, Hubberston and left the RN in 1972.

    An early member of the Association, Ian attended almost all of the annual "Jolly Boys" runs ashore at the UJC and thoroughly enjoyed his trips down from South Yorks to 'swing the lamp' with his old chums from 65-67.

    RIP Ian

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Heald Green Cheshire NOT Greater Manchester!!!
    RIP Shippers, may you find slight winds and calm seas.
    "Wot,no Airlocks on the Lowie!!!!"

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2010
    RIP Ian Grimes. It was a pleasure to spend time with you at the UJC on a few occasions.
    It is never too late to be what you might have been.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2009

    Low Ian G

    Sad news.
    Was hoping for another meet at the UJC but it wasnít to be.
    Rest in peace old buddy, always remembered.
    Sir!!... you've lost a lot of blood, but it's OK we've found most of it.

    Point to remember
    "The sea takes no prisoners"

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    On the beach,Severnbeach,near Bristol
    Very sad news indeed,I served with nipper on the Eastbourne,we were in junior rates mess together,and boy what a commission we had,memories from that 2years has stayed with me ever since,I expect Ian thought the same(Geraldton comes vividly to mind)We then meet up again on the Lowie,another great commish,I do hope Ianís missus has forgiven me for my indiscretions while we were in Pompey and Ian was QM and I arrived back on board absolutely r*tarsed of course Ian let me onboard and got trooped for the favour while his good wife was waiting ashore for him,guess who trooped him??Anyway shipmate rest easy your watch has been well and truly done,will miss you
    Remember the golden rule he who has the gold Rules

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Very sad news, thoughts are with his

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