Firbank Southbank Dartbank

BASHER
20th February 2008, 10:49
Anyone out there sailed on the 1957 Firbank. 1959 Southbank 1959+ Dartbank

App Peter Green{ BaSHER} eSPECIALLY COPRA RUN {SOUTHBANK]

m shann
20th March 2008, 15:08
the firbank was my first ship, joined 22nd june 1966 at liverpool
trip length was 14mthd 7 day

R58484956
20th March 2008, 17:34
Greetings MS and a warm welcome to SN. Thanks for signing on and enjoy the site and all that goes with it. Plenty of ex Bankers on here. Bon voyage.

Les Gibson
21st March 2008, 00:48
Peter, I was 1st Electrician on the Dartbank 1963-64.,

BASHER
25th March 2008, 12:27
L G. I joined the Dartbank on Maiden voyage . Capt"n Holbrooke. Left belfast May 59 and 61 ports later Dec 60 put off in Panama Canal waited for WILLOWBANK {passenger to Liverpool} slept in ships Hospital cabin.lots of memories and of Bank Line. Anyone heard of BILL BEAVIS sailed with him on Copra Run {SOUTHBANK} in 1958

BASHER
7th April 2008, 14:16
M Shann. Sorry but the firbank i was on was launched in 1956.

Basher

David E
8th April 2008, 12:29
L G. I joined the Dartbank on Maiden voyage . Capt"n Holbrooke. Left belfast May 59 and 61 ports later Dec 60 put off in Panama Canal waited for WILLOWBANK {passenger to Liverpool} slept in ships Hospital cabin.lots of memories and of Bank Line. Anyone heard of BILL BEAVIS sailed with him on Copra Run {SOUTHBANK} in 1958

Was he Captain Beavis? If so,he was Master of the Inchanga for the last couple of months before I left her in Calcutta in March 1952.

David E

BASHER
21st April 2008, 14:24
David E. THe bill Beavis left B L around 1958/9 then i heard from him as 4th Officer on Windsor Castle. the he was with Trinity House. He then left and went into publishing , something about sailing boats. and that the last i heard. Peter Green