Here is an image of the initial crew of HMNZS Blackpool. Thanks Frank L for the image.
Rear Row – John Titmus, Eddie Tottman, Dan Warrington, Bob Ratu, Ken Beattie,
Middle Row – Gordon Kyne, Lee Hallmond, Wally Walsh, Frank Lewis, Alan Wakerley Gene Autridge, John Cupples, Greg Knaggs
Front Row – Jeff Still, Bugs Hewson, LTCDR Nev Winn, Bob Hill, Nick Carter, Dave Crick.