The disc-jockeys' photo albums, recordings and memorabilia

If you worked for an offshore radio station as a disc-jockey, engineer, crew-member or land-based member of staff, we would love to hear from you. Especially if you have some photographs, memorabilia or tapes to share! Please contact The Pirate Radio Hall of Fame.

A number of people have already provided some fascinating photographs and memorabilia from their private collections:

  • Marion Adamson (née Cochrane) - memories and photos from her time with Radio Caroline South.

  • David Allan - a couple of photos taken on Radio 390.

  • Don Allen - photos from his time on Radio Caroline North donated by Norah Barnes, his former fan club secretary, parts one, two and three; and more photos and recordings from his time on Caroline North and RNI donated by his friend Kenny Tosh, parts one and two.

  • Ian Anderson's Radio Seagull photo album - pictures taken on the mv Mi Amigo in October 1973.

  • John Aston - some documents dating from his time with Radio Caroline North.

  • Nick Bailey - photos dating from his time on Radio Caroline North, parts 1, 2, 3 and 4, plus some cine footage.

  • Terry Bate - memorabilia dating from his time as an executive with Radio Caroline, parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 (NEW PAGES).

  • Peter Berkeley - photos dating from his time as a record librarian on Radio 390 parts 1, 2, 3 and 4.

  • Look Boden - photographs of his colleagues on the various stations housed on board the mv. Laissez-Faire: part one and part two.

  • Nick Bolland - some photos from a 1986 visit to Radio Caroline's last ship, mv Ross Revenge.

  • Morris Brown - photos taken on Radio Caroline South, donated by Byron Richards.

  • Woolf Byrne - photo from 1966 taken in the Radio City studio.

  • Edward Cole - photographs taken on Radio 390: parts one, two, three, four and five.

  • Tom Collins - photos of his Radio 355 colleagues, kindly proved by Hans Knot.

  • Brian Cullen - his contract of employment with Radio Northsea International.

  • Jack Curtiss - memorabilia from his time with Britain Radio, photos of Jack reunited with Britain Radio colleague Harry Putnam/Johnny Dark and pictures of a 2012 memorial to Jack's offshore colleague Boom-Boom Brannigan.

  • Cliff Cuttelle - photos from his time on Radio City and visiting a neighbouring fort, parts one and two.

  • Colin Dale - memories, photos and press cuttings from Radio Sutch.

  • Robbie Dale - photos of some Caroline DJs parts one, two and three, plus some pages from Penthouse magazine.

  • Jeff Davis - photos taken on Laser-558 in 1985.

  • Michael Dean - photos taken on Laser-558, parts one, two, three, four, five and six kindly provided by Hans Knot.

  • Luc Dunne - memories of his time as a chef on Radio City and some photos parts one, two, three and four.

  • John Edward - two photos: one from when he was known as Johnny Flux and worked on Radio City and another, taken for promotional purposes, after he had changed names and joined Radio London.

  • Steve England - photos dating from his time on Radio Caroline and Radio Atlantis during the seventies.

  • David Gibson - cuttings from the first and second issues of Radio Scotland's 242 magazine.

  • Graham Gill's Radio 390 photo album and a script, kindly passed on to us by Hans Knot.

  • Bob Graham - memories of Radio Invicta.

  • Paul Graham - photos from his time on Radio Caroline in the eighties, parts one, two and three, plus some pictures of radio ships from the sixties.

  • Guy Hamilton - vintage pictures of Radio Essex and Radio 270 plus some photos of a daytrip out to the Thames forts in July 2003.

  • Mark Hammerton - some studio recordings dating from his time with King Radio and Radio 390.

  • Keith Hampshire - pictures taken on board Radio Caroline South: part one, part two and part three.

  • George Hare - some documents dating from the wedding that took place on board Radio Caroline North and some documents dating from Radio Caroline's failed attempt to relaunch in 1968.

  • Engineer Dave Hawkins - pictures taken on board Radio London.

  • Ben Healy - Radio Scotland press cuttings, parts one, two and three plus plans of Radio Scotland's vessel, the Comet.

  • Johnny Jackson - Radio Atlanta memorabilia.

  • Peter Jameson - some Radio City memorabilia and a Radio Caroline rate card, donated by his son Philip.

  • Eric Jay - photographs taken on Radio City part one and part two.

  • Duncan Johnson - pictures of Radio London, a 1965 article about Big L from The South Westerner, the University of Exeter student newspaper, and two mystery guests.

  • Martin Kayne - on board Radio Caroline North and Radio 355.

  • Steve King - photos from his time on Radio Northsea International.

  • The offshore radio expert Hans Knot has supplied these pictures of the Caroline crew, which were given to him by Fredericia crew-member Teun Pronk.

  • Electrician John Lait - photos taken on board Radio London parts one, two and three.

  • Tom Lodge - pictures of Radio Caroline North and South part one, part two and part three.

  • Mick Luvzit - pictures of his wedding on Radio Caroline North, parts one and two.

  • Jimmy Mack - pictures taken on board Radio Scotland.

  • Caroline Martin's Radio Caroline photos, as shared on Facebook.

  • Keith Martin - memories and memorabilia from GBLN, CNBC, Caroline, Atlanta and Radio 390, part 1, part 2 and part 3, a 1964 Radio Caroline programme format document, “Taking The Lid Off Radio Caroline” a 1966 series of articles by DJ Simon Dee from Titbits magazine parts two and three, an article about Keith from the Post-Mercury newspaper, a page of offshore memorabilia, some rare pirate audio plus some pages from Town magazine.

  • Paul May - photos taken on board Radio Northsea International parts one and two, plus a visit to the Mi Amigo in Zaandam, all kindly passed to us by Hans Knot.

  • Gordon McCallum - some photos taken on board Radio Scotland.

  • Carole Miller - press cutting about her time running Radio 270's office.

  • Carl Mitchell - some pages he wrote in 1968, kindly passed to us by Hans Knot, plus some photos of DJ Alan Clark.

  • Susan Moore - some photos of her parents, Reg and Dorothy Calvert, and of Radios Sutch and City.

  • Colin Nicol - “Taking The Lid Off Radio Caroline” part one of Simon Dee's series of Titbits articles, “Lid Off The Pop Pirates” part one of Mike Raven's series of articles in The News of the World, the Radio Atlanta advertising rate card, photos of some Caroline DJs parts one and two, a Caroline North programme schedule from May 1965, some photos taken on board the mv Cheeta II, pictures of the Good Guys causing chaos at Battersea Fun Fair, a 1965 Sunday Express interview with Caroline founder Ronan O'Rahilly, a 1964 Sunday Mirror article about the Radio Caroline / Radio Atlanta merger and a week of Caroline South's programme schedule from June 1965.

  • Paul Noble's Radio Caroline South photo album.

  • Ron O'Quinn's Swinging Radio England photos, as shared on Facebook.

  • Tony Palmer's 1990 Radio Caroline photo album.

  • Station boss Tom Pepper's pictures of Radio Invicta, donated by his son David Featherbe.

  • Radio London steward Mitch Philistin - a photo of the reunion held to mark the twenty-first anniversary of the station closedown, August 1988, and some pictures taken on board Radio London, parts one, two, three and four.

  • Bill Price's Radio City photos and cuttings, kindly shared with us by his sister Jan Hill.

  • Tony Prince's Radio Caroline photos, as shared on Facebook.

  • Harry Putnam - a collection of memorabilia from an airtime salesman and broadcaster for Radio Essex, Britain Radio and U.S radio, kindly donated by his daughter Michele Trankovich.

  • Bob Read - photo of himself and his Caroline North colleague Gordon Cruse on shore leave in London, December 1966.

  • Nick Richards - photos taken on mv Ross Revenge in 1985/6.

  • Dave Rogers - photos taken on Radio Northsea International and Radio Atlantis.

  • Radio Caroline (and Atlanta) engineer George Saunders remembers the night the mv Mi Amigo went aground and his time on the borrowed replacement ship, the mv Cheeta II.

  • Big L Promotions Manager Gordon Sheppard - pictures from his time with Radio London.

  • Roger Scott - pictures from his time with Radio Essex, Radio 270 and Radio 390.

  • David Sinclair - recordings of Radio Essex, Radio 390 and Radio 270 and photos from Radio Essex, Radio 270 and Radio 390.

  • A couple of Mark Sloane's offshore radio photos, as shared on Facebook.

  • Manfred Sommer - the Caroline North senior engineer's scrapbook.

  • Norman St.John - a photo of his Radio London colleague Mike Lennox taken in 2007.

  • Ray Teret - a photo of him with The Beatles.

  • Carl Thomson - photos taken on board Caroline South and North, page one, two, three and four

  • Leon Tipler - some photos from his archive, kindly provided by Steve England.

  • Alan Turner - photos taken on board the mv Fredericia, the original Radio Caroline vessel, parts one, two and three, and plans of the ship.

  • Bryan Vaughan - a recording of his guest appearance on a Jack Spector Show and a copy of a 1965 Australian TV programme featuring Radio Caroline South.

  • Willy Walker - pictures taken on board Radio London.

  • Jason Wolfe - pictures taken on board Radio Caroline North, parts one and two, kindly donated by his wife Penny.

  • Mike Wright - his Caroline North photos parts one and two.

  • Hal Yorke - pictures taken just before the launch of Radio 270.

  • Some of Steve Young's Radio Caroline photos.

Many thanks to Marion, David, Norah, Kenny, Ian, John, Nick, Terry, Peter, Look, Nick, Morris, Byron, Woolf, Edward, Tom, Brian, Jack, Cliff, Colin, Robbie, Jeff, Michael, Luc, John, Steve, David, Graham, Bob, Paul, Guy, Mark, Keith, George, Dave, Ben, Johnny, Peter, Philip, Eric, Duncan, Martin, Steve, Hans, Teun, John, Tom, Mick, Jimmy, Caroline, Keith, Gordon, Carole, Susan, Colin, Paul, Ron, Tony, David, Mitch, Bill, Jan, Tony, Harry, Michele, Bob, Nick, Dave, George, Paul, Gordon, Roger, David, Mark, Manfred, Norman, Ray, Carl, Leon, Steve, Alan, Bryan, Willy, Penny, Mike, Hal and Steve.
 
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