RNA 10 Area
Unity, Loyalty, Comradeship and Patriotism

RNA 10 Area. Peter Wilkie - Committee Member.

Peter Wilkie

May 1956 Joined at HMS Victory (Portsmouth)

June 1956 – October 1956 HMS Ceres (Wetherby)

October 1956 – July 1958 HMS Gannet (RNAS Eglinton)

July 1958 –December 1960 HMS Leopard (South Atlantic & South American Station. Shore base HMS Afrikander

December 1960 – December 1963 HMS Daedalus Staff of Flag Officer Air [Home] Based at HMS Ariel.

December 1963 – February 1965 HMS Striker (Amphibious Warfare Squadron) Shore bases HMS Jufair, HMS Sheba and HMS Rook

February 1965 – October 1965 HMS President

November 1965 HMS Victory (for release).

Following my service I worked in London for four and a half years in the Sales and Marketing Division of an engineering company.  I then returned to the North West and worked as Distribution Services Manager of Sir W.H. Bailey & Co; before transferring to the Parts Division of the Leyland Truck and Bus Company, where I eventually became Export Sales Manager responsible Southern Africa, the Caribbean and South America.