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by Alan Rawlinson Published on 15th May 2019 03:38 PM
Bank Line's M.V. "Southbank", and her sister ships. Post war, the iconic Bank Line commenced a rebuilding programme which was to accel...
by AJ Hawker Published on 24th January 2019 11:33 AM
'La Pradera', Arrived Durban SA 17th Dec 1962 with a cargo of Phosphate from Morocco, then to pick up a cargo of sugar for the UK. On Christmas Eve...
by David Anderson Published on 22nd January 2019 08:55 PM
Some years ago I joined a supply boat in Macae, Brasil, as Chief Engineer, it was operated by a German Captain with Philipino and Brazilian crew...
by Chris Hurren Published on 10th January 2019 04:42 PM
In 1962 as a raw 3rd Mate I joined SS Hendrick for a short trip around the Med., through the Suez Canal and up the Gulf of Aqaba with a cargo of film....
by Captain Nico Published on 26th December 2018 01:44 PM
September 1973 we were loading general cargo in Millwall docks London. Chartered by ELLERMAN CITY LINERS for Mediterranean ports. It still was a...
by Peter Cassidy Published on 19th November 2018 11:13 PM
This most memorable trip as a Radio Officer because there was a rescue involved. I joined the MV Baron Maclay in London, we started our voyage...
by Doc Vernon Published on 29th October 2018 02:52 PM
Sent to me via John Strange originally from out Friend Dennis! Thanks Den. Hope that some find it as interesting as did I. Cheers
by Keith at Tregenna Published on 23rd September 2018 10:58 PM
My father W. J. Thomas, rarely spoke of that day as it obviously pained him to do so. He once took me up to see the Merchant Navy Memorial at Tower...
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