Padre Douglas Irving, centre, is pictured receiving the Sea Cadet Service Medal from Lt. Commander John Urquhart, District Officer Clyde South, for his service since 1988 as Ship’s Chaplain to the TS. John Paul Jones, Kirkcudbright.
Also pictured are Lt. (SCC) Tom Plummer RNR, Commanding Officer Stewartry Sea Cadet Division, TS John Paul Jones to the left of Douglas and Nigel Davies, Unit Chairman behind along with the Ship’s Company, TS John Paul Jones. The Stewartry Sea Cadet unit, TS John Paul Jones, has been operating since the 1970s. The unit has its headquarters on Castledykes Walk in Kirkcudbright and is one of the few units in the Sea Cadets to have its own slipway and boating facilities right on its doorstep. SGGY 170914 1