Old and Bold Chiefs

Here is an image of two old and bold Communicators.  Can you name them and what was the occasion?

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Chief Yeoman Ike Statham (left) being presented with his tankard on his retirement in 1957  by Chief Yeoman Doug Wright who was the Mess President at the time.

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3 Responses to Old and Bold Chiefs

  1. Peter Broom says:

    Chief Yeoman Statham was chief on Bellona when I joined her 1949 as a boy signalman

  2. Bill Bartlett says:

    Chief Yeoman on the right is Doug Wright I reckon

  3. Jim Blackburn says:

    The occasion was the presentation of an inscribed Tankard to CYS Ike Statham when he
    retired in 1957. It was presented by the Mess President CYS Dog Wright.

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