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Saint Vincent training barracks

Saint Vincent Naval Training School 01

For many years my Grandfather and Grandmother ran the NAAFI in St Vincent, and for a time all my Aunties worked under them. This photograph taken in 1957 was to mark their retirement.

Saint Vincent Naval Training School 02

It was in  1927 that Forton barracks was turned into the St Vincent training school for young sailors, which it remained for 40 years until its closure in 1967.



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