Bulletin 18 – Christmas 2021

INTRODUCTION, BY YOUR VIRTUAL CHAIRMAN  Dear all,  This Bulletin-18 is dated 24th December 2021, Christmas Eve. Last September I wrote ‘At this time it seems the hardest (covid)times have passed’. This proves to have been wishful thinking. At this moment here in the Netherlands we again find us in a lockdown, just like Christmas last…

The Live Bait Squadron Bulletin 17 – 22nd September 2021

INTRODUCTION, BY YOUR VIRTUAL CHAIRMAN  Dear all,  This Bulletin-17 is dated 22nd September 2021, a special day for us all, exactly 107 years after the disaster off the Dutch Coast. Today we remember the men on the three cruisers, they are not forgotten.  A fine day perhaps to view the documentary again https://www.dutchmaritimeproductions.com/portfolio-item/live-bait-squadron/. Enjoy!!  At…

The Live Bait Squadron Bulletin 11

INTRODUCTION, BY YOUR VIRTUAL CHAIRMAN Dear all, Welcome again to this Bulletin – the 11th in a row. It took some time to write it (No 10 was published in June). I’ll explain now, the most important reason was my proposal to you all to write and publish a Centennial Memorial Book, a ‘Coffeetable book’.…

The Live Bait Squadron Society Bulletin 9

INTRODUCTION, BY YOUR VIRTUAL CHAIRMAN Dear members, Welcome to this belated edition of our Bulletin – the first official issue after the Specials on the September Commemoration ceremonies. You may have wondered: ‘What happened to Henk? Has he forgotten about us, after sending a Seasons Greeting?’. No, I did not, but indeed, I took a…