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There are many other offshore broadcasters who we would like to include in The Pirate Radio Hall of Fame but we just do not know enough about them. If you can provide information on any of the following names (or any others that we may have omitted) please get in touch.

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Alex Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Chris Allen Radio Invicta no information available.
John Allen Laser Hot Hits see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Richard Andrews Radio 270 only on board for one week; no information available.
Jane Ballantyne Radio Northsea International see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Dave Baron Radio Essex / BBMS fort handyman Dave Belasco.
Mike Bell Radio City click to hear audio later catering manager at the Locarno Ballroom, Derby.
Michael Benjamin Radio Caroline see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Clive Berry King Radio engineer on King and Radio 390, he presented shows on the former.
Geoff Bolan Radio Caroline see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Doctor Boogie Radio Caroline see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Gary Brandem (or Branden?) Radio Invicta has enjoyed a long career as actor Paul Arlington, see IMDB. (Thanks to Bob Graham for this information.)
Colin Brian Radio City no information available.
Pat Brookes Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Bob Brown Radio Caroline South Photo here. With the station during the summer of 1964. No other information available.
Max Buchanan Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Clive Burrell Radio Atlanta click for photo click to hear audio resigned when the station merged with Caroline.
Howard Butler Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Johnny Caine Radio Invicta click to hear audio no information available.
Andy Cameron Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Mike Curtiss Radio Essex click for photo click to hear audio no information available.
Tony Daniels Radio City no information available.
Pat Danton Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Ken Day Radio Essex Guy Hamilton tells us he remembers a DJ of this name on Radio Essex before he joined the station. Can anyone provide information about him?
Paul Deckland Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Keith Delmont Radio City no information available.
Bob Dewing Radio 270 former British Forces Broadcasting DJ, he was part of the original Radio 270 team but left before the first broadcast. (Thanks to Mike Barraclough for the information.)
Stephen Diamond Radio Caroline see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Chris Drummond Radio Caroline see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Don Dwight Radio Caroline South on the station for two days in September 1965. Is he the same person who compèred a Hollies / Freddie & the Dreamers tour in 1964?
Chris Elliott Radio Caroline see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
John Farlowe Radio Seagull see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Bob Fletcher CNBC Books and articles have referred to Bob as being a DJ on CNBC although Paul Hollingdale, who was there throughout the station's short life, said he didn't remember him. Can anyone provide more information?
Chris Frisco Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Pete Glossop King Radio click to hear audio no information available.
Jeff Godfrey Radio Invicta no information available.
Ron Gray Radio Caroline South click to hear audio no information available.
John Harding Radio Atlantis see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Tamara Harrison Radio Sutch aunt of Candy and Susan Calvert and sister of Reg Calvert, Tamara reportedly broadcast on Radio Sutch.
Peter Haze Radio Caroline see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Julian Hewitt Radio 270 click to hear audio no information available.
Ed Hinkins Radio Invicta, King Radio from Deal, Kent; in charge of administration on the fort.
Albert Hough Radio 270 click to hear audio no information available.
Sheldon Jay King, 390, 355 click for photo click to hear audio died on New Years Day 2006.
Tony Jay Radio Caroline North click for photo former teacher from South Wales, he was with the station during summer 1964. Later ran a discotheque hire company with his wife. (thanks to Hans Knot)
Philip John Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Dave Johns Radio Atlantis see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Gordon Johns Radio 390 no information available.
Sebastian Jones Radio Caroline South American, presented one show in September 1967.
John Knight Radio Essex cook and occasional disc-jockey.
Peter Laine Radio Essex now lives in Vancouver, Canada.
Diane Lauren Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Alex Lee Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Keith Lewis Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Trevor Lucas Radio City shows recorded on land; later an announcer with ATV.
Bob Mackie ‘Radio Caroline International’ see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Cherry Marshall Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Len Marten Radio 270 TV executive appointed Radio 270's Head of Presentation, he was down to host a daily show on the station's first programme schedule. Were any transmitted?
Rick Martin Radio City station manager Eric K.Martin occasionally presented shows under this name.
Steve Martin Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Tony Martin Radio Caroline South no information available.
John McDonald Radio Caroline South click to hear audio no information available.
John McGowan King Radio click to hear audio brother of TV presenter Cathy McGowan; no other information available. More audio here.
Jeff Mew Radio Sutch guitarist in Screaming Lord Sutch's Savages, he later became a pilot.
Mick the Mod Radio 270 click to hear audio no information available.
Shawn O'Neill Laser-558 see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
James Rafferty Radio Atlantis see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Philip Randall Radio Seagull see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Brian Richards Radio Caroline see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
John Ridley Radio Atlanta no information available.
Louise Roberts Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Andy Robin Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Rick Rock Radio Atlantis see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Del Rogers Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Mark Rogers Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Roly Roland Radio 270 only on board for one day; no information available.
Roy Ronson Radio City click to hear audio no information available.
Martin Ross Radio City no information available.
DJ Scarface Radio Sutch no information available.
Johnny Scott Radio Northsea International see ‘Seventies Supplement’.
Tim Scott Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Ray Sebastian Radio Caroline South were Ray Sebastian and Ray Cooper the same person?
George Short Radio Tower click for photo click to hear audio DJ/engineer.
Tony Simon Radio Caroline South click to hear audio no information available.
Mike Speake Radio Scotland click for photo click to hear audio Jack McLaughlin reports that Mike was not a good sailor and did not enjoy his time at sea. His stay on Radio Scotland was brief but he later enjoyed a long broadcasting career as an announcer for ATV, the BBC and Anglia Television. He died in April 2008, aged 68. Photo courtesy of The TV Room.
Jeremy Stewart Radio City a friend of Chris Cross, he was heard on the station in 1965.
Van Stirling Radio Essex click for photo no information available.
Dave Taylor Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Keith Taylor Radio Scotland On board towards end of the station's life. Jack McLaughlin bumped into him in Aberdeen in the seventies and reports he was then working in the oil business and doing part-time disc-jockeying in pubs and clubs.
Jay Thompson King Radio click to hear audio Station director John Thompson.
Ripley Thorne (or Torne?) Radio Caroline North click to hear audio Canadian who was heard on Caroline North for a short time in late 1967.
Jeff Tice King Radio later on BBC local radio.
Guy Vernon Radio Essex click to hear audio no information available.
John Wall Britain Radio click to hear audio only heard once. Was he engineer John Roberts?
Greg Warren Britain Radio click to hear audio name taken from Larry Dean's WPTR jingle tape; it has been suggested that he is the same man who broadcast as Tom Cooper. Can anyone confirm this?
Richard Warner Radio London On Big L in August 1966. No information available.
John Waters Radio Tower click for photo later worked for Royal Mail; died February 1993.
Paul Wayne Radio Invicta no information available.
Paul West Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Jeremy Wilde Radio City no information available.
Mike Williams Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Dave Wilson Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’.
Chris Witts Radio City the son of engineer Don Witts, he now runs a garage in Whitstable, Kent. (Thanks to Roy Gooderson for the information.)
Geoff Woods Radio City no information available.

These names have been gathered from reference books, magazine articles, recordings and the furthest recesses of people's memories. There are probably mistakes; there are undoubtedly omissions. If you can provide information about any of these former offshore broadcasters or any other names, please contact us. Many thanks to everyone who has already done so.
 
The audio and photos on this page have been kindly provided by Andy Cadier, Mark Hammerton, Ben Healy, Steve Kirby, Michael Lewis, John Lilley, Karl Jones, Frank George, Colin Nicol, Stuart Russell, Nick Widdows, GJB Sales, EAP, RBL, Martyn Webster, Mike Wright, Chris Edwards, Offshore Echo's, Keith Hampshire, Hans Knot, Harm Koenders, Look Boden, George Morris, David Sinclair, Hans Stieper, Steve England with items from Leon Tipler's collection, and Lynne Sims with material from Martin Lynch's.


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