2011

10 September 2011, AGM LONDON

 VISITING THE HOME WHERE C S FORESTER BECAME A WRITER

The Society meets at 58 Underhill Road, Dulwich

Mrs Sara Hanna explains the English Heritage plaque

Lawrie Brewer, John Forester and present owner David Grindall in the garden

Lawrie Brewer, Ludwig Heuse and Dirk Scholten

John Forester in garden of 58 Underhill Road

Chairman in re-enactment of the picture in the background

John Forester in the attic at 58 Underhill Road where his father used to do his writing

John Forester in front of his father’s house at 7 Longton Avenue

Dulwich Library on Lordship Lane, frequented by the author

no Payment Deferred to be found in the Crime section

We then proceeded to our venue HQS WELLINGTON, built in 1934 as a sloop and a convoy escort throughout WWII.

HQS WELLINGTON today

Chairman Ludwig Heuse on HQS Wellington in preparation of the meeting

Commodore Angus Menzies welcoming us on board

John Roberts presents: How the British Navy of wooden sailing ships of Napoleonic times developed into the 20th Century Navy of oil fired steel ships.

The Annual General Meeting was held and the minutes can be found Archive.

“……..and a magnificent pie was revealed……..”

Sunday morning: tour of HMS Belfast

HMS BELFAST today

Guided tour by John Roberts

Lawrie in the captain’s seat on the bridge

Group picture concludes AGM 2011

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