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Ahoy sailor! A look at the Beccles Sea Cadets

PUBLISHED: 09:33 01 May 2019

Lowestoft Carnival - Beccles Sea Cadets before making it's way along London Road South.
For : LJ/EDP
Copy : Louisa Kennard
Copyright Archant Norfolk

Lowestoft Carnival - Beccles Sea Cadets before making it's way along London Road South. For : LJ/EDP Copy : Louisa Kennard Copyright Archant Norfolk

The sea cadets have been supporting young people through various activities and adventures for 160 years.

Beccles Sea Cadets
MC2 Daisy Tyrrell, A/Sgt (SCC) Lee Knowles, MC2 Daniel Sampson, A/Sgt (SCC) Bekki Tyrrell, MC2 Ryan EllisBeccles Sea Cadets MC2 Daisy Tyrrell, A/Sgt (SCC) Lee Knowles, MC2 Daniel Sampson, A/Sgt (SCC) Bekki Tyrrell, MC2 Ryan Ellis

Following the Crimean War, coastal communities came together to provide places for sailors to pass on skills and training for orphans on the sea ports.

As the Beccles sea cadets work towards building an environmentally friendly classroom for generations to come, we looked back at the of the history Beccles branch.

Beccles Sea cadets trafalgar day parade.



Photo: Nick Butcher
Copy: Lynette Alcock
For: BBJ / EDP
EDP pics © 2006
(01603) 772434Beccles Sea cadets trafalgar day parade. Photo: Nick Butcher Copy: Lynette Alcock For: BBJ / EDP EDP pics © 2006 (01603) 772434

Leading Cadet Jack Thompson, of Beccles Sea Cadets, with the Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk, Lord Tollemache.Leading Cadet Jack Thompson, of Beccles Sea Cadets, with the Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk, Lord Tollemache.

Beccles Sea Cadets at the ceremony at the site of their new building, as they celebrate the work beginning within days. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYBeccles Sea Cadets at the ceremony at the site of their new building, as they celebrate the work beginning within days. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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