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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’
Brian Allen 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’
Mike Bell Radio City click for audio 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’
Bobby Brown Radio Caroline South Photo here. With the station August - December 1964. No other information available
Max Buchanan Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’
Clive Burrell Radio Atlanta click for audio click to hear audio resigned when the station merged with Caroline
Howard Butler Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’
Johnny Caine Radio Invicta no information available
Andy Cameron Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’
Mike Curtiss Radio Essex click for audio click to hear audio no information available
Tony Daniels Radio City no information available
Pat Danton Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’
Paul Deckland Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’
Keith Delmont Radio City no information available
Bob Dewing Radio 270 part of the original DJ team but never broadcast
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
Chris Elliott Radio Caroline see ‘Seventies Supplement’
John Farlow 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, says he doesn't remember him. Can anyone provide more information?
Chris Frisco Radio Caroline see ‘Eighties Supplement’
Pete Glossop King Radio click for audio click to hear audio no information available
Jeff Godfrey Radio Invicta no information available
Ron Gray Radio Caroline South click for audio click to hear audio no information available
Martin Green Radio City click for photo click for photo click for audio click to hear audio Dutch DJ from IJmuiden, real name Martin Groenhorst
Drew Hamlyn Radio Scotland click for photo an actor from London, he returned to the theatre after his time at sea
John Harding Radio Atlantis see ‘Seventies Supplement’
Tamara Harrison Radio Sutch cousin of Candy and Susan Calvert and niece of Reg Calvert, Tamara reportedly broadcast on Radio Sutch
Peter Haze Radio Caroline see ‘Seventies Supplement’
Jim Henry Radio England no information available
Julian Hewitt Radio 270 click for audio 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 for audio click to hear audio no information available
Sheldon Jay King, 390, 355 click for photo click for audio 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 Martin (or Marten?) Radio 270 television announcer who recorded shows for the station in the early days
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 for audio click to hear audio no information available.
John McGowan King Radio click for audio 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 for audio click to hear audio no information available
David O'Brien Radio 390 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
Bill Rollins Radio Tower click for audio click to hear audio later worked for East Anglian Productions, Dream100, etc..
Roy Ronson Radio City click for audio 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?
Clement Shaw Radios 390, 355 click for audio click to hear audio later a TV announcer with BBC and ITV stations including Anglia, Border and Scottish Television
George Short Radio Tower click for photo click for audio click to hear audio DJ/engineer
Tony Simon Radio Caroline South click for audio click to hear audio no information available
Mike Speake Radio Scotland click for audio 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
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 for audio click to hear audio Station director John Thompson
Ripley Thorne (or Torne?) Radio Caroline North click for audio 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 for audio click to hear audio no information available
John Wall Britain Radio click for audio click to hear audio only there for one day?
Greg Warren Britain Radio click for audio 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 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.)
Peter Wolf Radio Caroline see ‘Seventies Supplement’
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 and Lynne Sims with material from Martin Lynch's collection.


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