Scuttlebutt Issue 4

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Tingira Centenary, Boys Set To March Welcome members to the first ‘Scuttlebutt’ for 2012. In a few weeks time ‘Tingira’ will celebrate 100 years to the day at 8am on April 25th when she became the first Royal Australian Navy … Continued

Voice Pipe Issue 4

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A wise old ship mate once told me “your a long time dead in this world son”, how I grab onto those words daily as I grow old, but how good is that I am growing old! Enjoy the moments, … Continued

Scuttlebutt Issue 3

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Memorial Service for Tinny Boy Dan . . . Members of The Entrance – Long Jetty RSL sub-Branch held a recent Memorial Service for the late Dan Bowden of Bateau Bay. Dan a former Chief Petty Officer Telegraphist Air Gunner … Continued

Scuttlebutt Issue 2

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Farewell Tinny Boy Dan . . . Dan Bowden, the last surviving member of the Royal Australian Navy’s first training ship HMAS Tingira has passed away suddenly, age 101 at the Bateau Bay nursing home this week. Daniel Bowden, who … Continued

Voice Pipe Issue 3

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As a professional photographer for the past 35 years of my life I have taken thousands of photographs, traveled the world and met many people of great significance, however meeting up with Tingira old boy Dan Bowden for the second … Continued

Scuttlebutt Issue 1

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Tingira Boys Marching Onwards 2012! It’s been a busy couple of months since the ‘Tingira Bell’ launch and the website is up and running with the new membership program having great success. The Bell night was a ripper, Mark Lee … Continued

Voice Pipe Issue 2

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Dixie “I think we are on to something here” said a delighted Vice Admiral Russ Crane into my ear as he departed from the launch of the Tingira Australia Association at the Anzac Memorial in Sydney recently. After processing the … Continued

Farewell Dan… The Last Tingira

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Dan Bowden, the last surviving member of the Royal Australian Navy’s first training ship HMAS Tingira has passed away suddenly, age 101 at the Bateau Bay nursing home this week. Daniel Bowden, who preferred to be called Dan, was one … Continued

Tingira Open

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A sun drenched Saturday morning on the foreshore of Sydney harbour, 75 keen fit paddlers assembled with many forms of paddle craft to compete in the Final of the Bondi Icebergs Winter paddling series the “Tingira Open” at Rose Bay … Continued

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