The IOBA can help our less fortunate members, so that they are able to attend future Reunions!!

In memory of, the above assistance is known as ‘The Indefatigable Robert Griffin Award’.

As some people will remember, Robert Griffin 1974/76 was an inspirational Petty Officer & Drum Major, let’s pause and think about a great guy who gave his life for the defense of his country, the best spirit of the Indefatigable, RIP school friend and Brave Royal Marine.

Robert sadly lost his life during the closing days of the Falklands War in 1982 (age 22).

Foxtrot 4 – The Forgotten Falklands Wreck

THE AWARD FOR 2024 is now open for applications

Guide on the parameters and criteria to be applied for 2024;

Applicant to be decided by the serving IOBA committee.

Maximum Award to be £300. Nominees will be asked to submit an approximate overall costing to justify.

To include; UK Travel expenses / Accommodation / Reunion Dinner & Bar.

The Committee have set the following guidelines;
1) £300 max.
2) Must be a fully paid up member of the IOBA.
3) Not previously been to an AGM under the terms of this proposal.
4) Committee to decide on the IOBA Member to attend (along with a second choice in case the offer is declined).
5) Less Fortunate Members Representative to coordinate.

The IOBA can help members, but I must stress at this point, your ‘application will be decided by the serving IOBA committee’.

If you would like to take up the offer, please write/email to:


Andrew Butler 1977-78 / Chairman.

Mob: 07783596046


If you would like to make a donation, large or small, to the IOBA, you can do so via PayPal below… , thank you.

Link:  Donate to the IOBA

© 2023

‘You wouldn’d last a month without Seafarers’

‘You wouldn’t last a month without Seafarers’

By The late Reverend Canon Bob Evans;

RIP 3rd January 2024 age 99


Well-known to tens of thousands of Liverpool Seafarers over a period of almost fifty-five years, Canon Bob Evans is the most iconic figure in the Liverpool Shipping commiunity and INDE OLD BOYS!

Here’s the first part of our interview with Bob;

Part One:

Here’s the second part of our interview with Bob;

Part Two

Here’s the third and final part of our interview with Cannon Bob Evans;

Part Three:

The Indefatigable BOOK by : The Reverend Canon Bob Evans, The Story of Indefatigable 1864-1995

Inde Book by Bob Evans 2005

On sale via the IOBA below

Indefatigable old boys association merchandise and engravings by Rolldove studio

TS. Blackcap SCC 2013. IOBA Award 2012 (6)

TS. Blackcap SCC 2013. IOBA Award 2012 (4)

Indefatigable Old Boys Association (IOBA):  Archives Secretary

IOBA 2023 Reunion Photos

© 2023

Join the IOBA

It is a sad fact that since its closure in 1995 the Indefatigable as we know it is no more. However, you can help keep the memories and all that the school stood for alive by joining the Indefatigable Old Boys Association.

Membership stands at a tiny percentage of the number of boys who benefited from her. So please get involved and join up.

As of the 2022 IOBA AGM

IOBA Membership
At the 2022 AGM, members voted to remove the IOBA membership
fee of £15 per annum. You can, therefore, now become a member of the
association for free.

We do, however, recognise that many new and existing members may still
wish to make an annual donation to the association. Should you wish to do
so, please use the form and tick options 2 or 3.

You can also download a copy of this form below from our website:

IOBA Membership Form 2023

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To join, simply click on the form below, print it out, fill in your details and send it to our Membership Secretary ; 

George Brown <> all the details are on the form.

IOBA Membership Form 2023


You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your machine to view the form. It can be downloaded free from here:

Adobe Reader link

If you have any questions about the IOBA, or how to join, please contact our Membership Secretary, George Brown 91/94

The objects of the Association:

  • To keep Old Boys in touch with one another.
  • To bring members together from time to time for a reunion celebration.
  • To encourage members and all Old Boys to keep alive the INDEFATIGABLE tradition by whatsoever means the Committee might think appropriate. 2024

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