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    It is with deepest regrets that I have to inform all here that our good Friend and comrade Lou Barron has passed away!
    I received a PM from his Family asking me to post the following!

    Hi Vernon
    We are trying to post a new message on the website for the members to let everyone know that our Dad passed away today. Can you please post the message below on the website and let us know how we can read the message as we do have Dad's log in details.

    With great sadness the Barron family wish to inform all members that the passing of a dedicated member of the Merchant Navy Lou Barron passed away after a short illness on the 29th May 2015.

    Kind Regards
    The Barron Family

    My Heart is so sad Today after awakening to this terrible news~
    I am to say the least in complete shock!
    My very Sincere Condolences to all the Immediate Family of Lou!
    You were a good Friend to me Lou and I will never forget you.
    Rest in Peace my Friend,and may you have calm Waters to take you back to the places you loved so much!
    With deepest respect to a true Gentleman,and Friend
    Sincerely
    Vernon and Irene (Don't worry Lou I will pat the two Doggies for you too)



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    Well that is a shock so sorry to hear such bad news.My condolences to Lou's family and may Lou Rest In Peace.
    Kind Regards.
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    What a horrible shock Vernon. I am speechless.
    The loss of a great man and friend.
    I will phone his daughter tomorrow.
    RIP Lou
    Brian.

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    This is very sad news indeed, And may I echo Vernon's thoughts, Lou you where a diamond my friend and will be very sadly missed, My thoughts, Prayers, And sincere heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family, Let the sheets flow loose Lou, Calm Seas my friend R.I.P. Terry.
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    Please pass on our condolences to his family and tell them it was a great privilige and honour meeting him, we wish him calm sailing. Ivan and Wendy

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    I dont really know what to say except how sorry I am. Lou was a great and loyal member of this site and a member of a breed of men and women who sailed under the Red Duster in the greatest years of the British Merchant Navy. His death is a very sad loss not only to his family but to all his mates who remain and who valued his friendship and character. Please convey my sorrow at his passing to his family and friends and although gone from our view I doubt very much that Lou Barron will ever be very far from our thoughts and memories. RIP my friend may calm seas and fair winds be your reward for a life well lived and for the love and pleasures you have given to all. Chris.
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    I have just phoned his Daughter Brenda in NZ and have given her the Link to this Thread!
    She thanks all so far for the Kind words,and thoughts.

    I will be kept updated as to proceedings!

    Thank you from me too!
    It was my pleasure and privilige to meet Lou .

    Vernon

    In his memory thanks to Tony for this Link some time ago!

    http://www.merchant-navy.net/forum/w...arron-lou.html
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    So sad to read of Lou passing away. I never met the gentleman but greatly enjoyed and respected his posts on this website. My sincere condolences to his family at this sad time. Rest in Peace Lou and wishing you calm seas forever.
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    My sincere condolences to Lou's family, will miss his stories and posts.
    regards, stan carter

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    Saddened to hear the news of Lou's passing. I shall miss his posts, condolences to his family and friends.

    Regards..Alec.

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