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Kenneth Moore | South Shields, Tyne and Wear

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On leaving school in South Shields many local boys gained employment at John Readheads ShipYard. Kenneth Moore was one of them. After completing his apprenticeship he worked there as a shipwright. It was a steady job ...

Ken Findlay | Jarrow, Tyne and Wear

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Ken started work in the drawing office at Palmer’s ship repair yard in Hebburn in 1951 and was there until the yard closed in 1982 when he got a job with Lloyds register of Shipping. Ken Findlay & Ken Goss | ...

Ken Berry | Horwich, Lancashire

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Ken Berry was born in Horwich in 1930 and started work in the telegraph office at the Loco Works near the end of the war in August 1944 when he was 14 years old and worked his way up to the position of works manager j...

Francis Newman – Dunston Staithes | Whickham,Tyne and Wear

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Because of pressure from his family Francis Newman had to leave school when he was 15 and he got a job at the British Rail offices adjacent to Dunston Staithes close to where he lived. It was not what he wanted but do...