Ahoy sailor! A look at the Beccles Sea Cadets

Lowestoft Carnival - Beccles Sea Cadets before making it's way along London Road South.For : LJ/EDPC

Lowestoft Carnival - Beccles Sea Cadets before making it's way along London Road South.For : LJ/EDPCopy : Louisa KennardCopyright Archant Norfolk - Credit: Copyright Archant Norfolk.

The sea cadets have been supporting young people through various activities and adventures for 160 years.

Beccles Sea CadetsMC2 Daisy Tyrrell, A/Sgt (SCC) Lee Knowles, MC2 Daniel Sampson, A/Sgt (SCC) Bekki

Beccles Sea CadetsMC2 Daisy Tyrrell, A/Sgt (SCC) Lee Knowles, MC2 Daniel Sampson, A/Sgt (SCC) Bekki Tyrrell, MC2 Ryan Ellis - Credit: Archant

Following the Crimean War, coastal communities came together to provide places for sailors to pass on skills and training for orphans on the sea ports.

As the Beccles sea cadets work towards building an environmentally friendly classroom for generations to come, we looked back at the of the history Beccles branch.

Beccles Sea cadets trafalgar day parade.Photo: Nick ButcherCopy: Lynette AlcockFor: BBJ / EDPEDP pic

Beccles Sea cadets trafalgar day parade.Photo: Nick ButcherCopy: Lynette AlcockFor: BBJ / EDPEDP pics © 2006(01603) 772434 - Credit: EDP pics © 2006


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Beccles Sea cadets trafalgar day parade.Photo: Nick ButcherCopy: Lynette AlcockFor: BBJ / EDPEDP pics © 2006(01603) 772434 - Credit: EDP pics © 2006

Leading Cadet Jack Thompson, of Beccles Sea Cadets, with the Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk, Lord Tollem

Leading Cadet Jack Thompson, of Beccles Sea Cadets, with the Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk, Lord Tollemache. - Credit: Archant

Beccles Sea Cadets at the ceremony at the site of their new building, as they celebrate the work beg

Beccles Sea Cadets at the ceremony at the site of their new building, as they celebrate the work beginning within days. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Beccles Sea Cadets at the ceremony at the site of their new building, as they celebrate the work beg

Beccles Sea Cadets at the ceremony at the site of their new building, as they celebrate the work beginning within days. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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