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by chipmunkmk10
Sun Sep 27, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: identification of base 1944
Replies: 15
Views: 1332

Re: identification of base 1944

I can't help with the location specifically, but it's worth noting that the sign on the building behind the motor bike appears to say Victualling Office. What is Victualling office ???? And is this common on a navy base ?? And can you decifer the text on the tall building where the guy with the buc...
by chipmunkmk10
Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: identification of base 1944
Replies: 15
Views: 1332

Re: identification of base 1944

Your certainly have excellent eyesight Stephen ! Chipmunk, I've got many period pics of Terneuzen showing VE day, the clearing of the Scheldt etc. There are quite a few IWM pics showing Terneuzen and the type of activities your dad may have been involved in : https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/sear...
by chipmunkmk10
Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: identification of base 1944
Replies: 15
Views: 1332

Re: identification of base 1944

I can't help with the location specifically, but it's worth noting that the sign on the building behind the motor bike appears to say Victualling Office. What is Victualling office ???? And is this common on a navy base ?? And can you decifer the text on the tall building where the guy with the buc...
by chipmunkmk10
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: identification of base 1944
Replies: 15
Views: 1332

Re: identification of base 1944

Wat een verhaal ,het zou zomaar mogelijk zijn dat de voorliefde van hem voor de trompet daar ontstaan is !!Zijn er meer fotos van Terneuzen Navl Party 3004 ?
by chipmunkmk10
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: identification of base 1944
Replies: 15
Views: 1332

Re: identification of base 1944

Top left blond guy is my father . He was a member of shore party 3004 arriving with "oranje Nassau " . Probably football team could be Terneuzen . The pictures is in my collection . What is the story of the coloured men . British army ??
by chipmunkmk10
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: identification of base 1944
Replies: 15
Views: 1332

Re: identification of base 1944

100% picture is in England 1944 .
by chipmunkmk10
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: identification of base 1944
Replies: 15
Views: 1332

Re: identification of base 1944

i got a hint it could be a shooting range as the men are wearing khaki instead of blue ? Further more is there a picture of a footbal team also 1944 with coloured men in it . To my knowledge there were no colourd crews . maybe an army base near?
by chipmunkmk10
Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: identification of base 1944
Replies: 15
Views: 1332

identification of base 1944

I am looking for the name of the base in the picture attached . My father was a crew member on MTB's during 1943/1944 in the dover area serving the Royal Netherland Navy . Last ship was MTB 437 former MGB437 .

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