Reading the Obit about Charles N-E prompted me to look at an old photograph album and pictures I took when Third Hand of Oberon in the Far East in 1967. Charles was our Jimmy and thought you might like the attached to add to your collection.
These were all taken during Opportune’s final deployment to the Med under my Command in early 1993 plus one taken back alongside in Blockhouse. The internal shots were all taken whilst getting ready to dive.
By Editor: They include the only picture we have of the Control Room of a DCH fitted O boat showing elements of Outfit DCH (the computer based fire control and AIO system which replaced TCSS9 and the TGCU2).
Sam Fry took over from (Boy) Lt Andrew(s) I have a photograph of Lt Andrew(s) and David Bingham at Christmas 1957. Lt Andrew(s) was in David’s uniform and David as our youngest lower deck-man was in the captain’s uniform.