20th August 2011, 13:26
Hello! I am new member, retired deck officer and college lecturer. \spent time with Albyn Line (Sunderland) and Bibby's. My grandfather was Shipmaster in sailing vessels and he served his apprenticeship on the famous clipper "Flying cloud" out of South Shields. His name ,Thomas Henry Hogg, resident Sunderland. I'm looking for information about his career.
20th August 2011, 16:01
phil, welcome aboard, from an an old black cabbage alumni. great site and great people, who will hopefully find some answers for you
20th August 2011, 17:03
A warm welcome to the SN website. I wish you luck with your search. Please join in any of activities that are of interest to you.
20th August 2011, 22:46
Welcome aboard this great site
23rd August 2011, 17:57
Greetings Phil and welcome to SN. Bon voyage.
23rd August 2011, 23:51
A warm welcome aboard from the Philippines. Please enjoy all this great site has to offer
24th August 2011, 10:44
Thanks for welcome aboard! Does anyone have memories of troopship Devonshire (later Devonia, schoolship)? I was 3rd mate at the time of Suez crisis and had to return from Gulf of Aquaba via the Cape. Cheers