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David Lowther Randles


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  • 6024 Preservation Society Ltd
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  1. Dear Mrs Botfield
    I was very saddened to hear of your recent loss and although I did I not know David particularly well at ARE and DRA/DERA Portland, our paths did cross from time to time. David was widely respected in the submarine sonar world, both nationally and internationally, and others will be better placed to comment on this. I am pleased to have been of some help in setting up these links.
    Please accept my condolences and deepest sympathy.
    Dr Tony Heathershaw

    Dr Tony Heathershaw
  2. I did not know David, but thanks to his website, uksteam, I was able to spend lots of time following steam around the country. I made many great friends out of doing that, but it would not have happened without David. I am very grateful for the time and effort he gave to informing people of all the movements across the country. He indirectly forged some great and positive relationships and helped make some very happy memories. Thnak you, David. May you rest in peace.

    Anonymous
  3. Dear Helen and Pete,
    Sending our love, sympathy and condolences to David’s family on his sad passing.
    Jan and Gary Jones xxxx

    Jan and Gary Jones
  4. David was an inspiring leader……
    He blended patience and courtesy with an underlying authority.

    I also remember his enthusiasm for trains and how he showed my little four-year boy at the time, the workings of the Blue Anchor signal box that David manned on the West Somerset Railway.

    Please accept my condolences from me and my family, my wife was also a colleague of David’s.

    David Hardie, Amanda Gallaher and our son Eachan

    Prof. David J W Hardie FRAS FInstP CPhys
  5. I had the privilege of working with David for several years. In his field of work he was a national authority who commanded the respect of his colleagues and Naval Staff. He was modest and unassuming, and I was always grateful for his advice and support. He was a great chap to work with and I remember him with fondness. I send my condolences to his friends and family.

    Jim Chalmers

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