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john tippett
31st October 2012, 12:41 AM
John Tippett Discharge Book Number
R736983 Department
deck Your Rank/Rating
deckboy----AB Which Ships were you on and When

persic 9nov60-4may61

corinthic 13jun-3oct61

durban castle 1nov61-11jan62

rhodesia castle 26feb-1may62

beaverglen 20may-29jun62

drina 21jul-8oct62

kent 29oct-10dec62

anatolian 15jan63-28jan63 (ht)

cienfuegos 13feb-16feb63(ht)

sugar transporter 18feb-30mar63

beavercove 11apr-7may63

sugar producer 18may-17jul63

city of durham 29july-15aug(ht)

city of leeds 2sep-12sep (ht)

sugar refiner 23aug-26nov

pacific northwest 6dec-19dec(ht)

cotopaxi 30dec-9jan64(ht)

pertinence 17jan-5jun64( coaster)

tintagel castle 16jan-13jan(ht)

cornishbrook 22jul-3aug(coaster)

rinaldo 11aug-18aug(coaster)

cardiffbrook 18aug-1sep(coaster)

vauban 21sep-8oct(coaster)

kenya castle 28oct64-7jan65

catanian 3feb-10mar

southern prince 26mar-9apr(ht)

livorno 29apr-11jun

suagar carrier 29jun-11nov

british grenadier 29nov-24dec

methane princess 6jan66-10mar

british poplar 29mar-3may

elmina palm 8jul-11jul(run job)

british workman 16jul-21aug

british judge 25aug-7nov

british lantern 27nov66-8jan67

british vine 17jan-10mar

british lantern 13mar-14aug67,final ship.
did summer season on pleasure craft,
BATEAU MORGOT, torquay,dartmouth,bay trips.
emmigrated to australia.

Tony Morcom
31st October 2012, 01:53 AM
Welcome to our community here John. Thanks for stopping by to introduce yourself. It is to be hoped that you enjoy your stay with us and contents of the site.

john tippett
31st October 2012, 11:55 PM
:cool:many thanks for your welcome,look forward to a long usage.:)

Ivan Cloherty
1st November 2012, 08:34 AM
John, with that list of ships your bound to have a few stories in your kitbag, now's the time to spill them, we look forward to hearing some

john tippett
1st November 2012, 11:48 PM
g,day ivan,thanks for your comments,being very new to computers things take a little longer than norm,getting it slowly,wil try to put some memorys
down,have to be careful could endup getting sent back to uk,just joking.i spent 20 years in the royal australian airforce (marine section),so dont want to mix the yarns up,ex raafies closer than old ship mates.talk again john(nickname teapot)

Ivan Cloherty
2nd November 2012, 12:40 PM
There are some other Rafies on this site who also served at sea, you are in good company

Neville Roberts
2nd November 2012, 02:40 PM
Hi John, I did a couple of trips the year before you on the Anatolian , I see in my book that it list place of join and payoff as Poplar , dont remember where that is . I was asst stwd on her .:cool:

Ivan Cloherty
2nd November 2012, 05:43 PM
Don't know whether you serious or not Neville, but it is in East London, not popular with some, but I liked it

john tippett
3rd November 2012, 02:26 AM
:west india dock road,iof memory servs me,charlie browns pub was watering hole,seedy area.

peter de la torre
12th November 2012, 04:44 PM
hi john
just a short line to say i sailed on the sugar carrier and the southern prince but in 69 i was 2nd cook on both. i think the chief cook on the carrier was callled docherty and on the souther prince albert ping hu a london chinese

peter de la torre