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Old 25th April 2009, 14:08
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Cool Australind Shipping Company.

Hi There.
Did anyone out there sail with the Australind
Shipping Company.I was on the Ajana way back
in 1958.

Dave Williams(R583900)
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Old 26th April 2009, 09:22
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Asburton, half trip, from Noumea, to Fiji, to Panama and on to Liverpool. Then on to Newcastle for three months while they repired the main engine. Next ship, Araluen.
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Old 26th April 2009, 10:09
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was on AUSTRALIND 1974 as j.o.s., joined le havre .papeete,numea melbo
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Old 27th April 2009, 09:52
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I was 3rd mate on Ajana, joined Halifax Nova Scotia late 1961 on MANZ run, i.e. there to Australia, back to Canada, return to Aussie, load ilmenite from Bunbury and deliver it to Hull. 21st birthday two days out of Brisbane. 23 days from Panama, saw not a thing in all that time.
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Old 8th May 2009, 18:27
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Was on Armadale as R/O late '71 thru' to early '72 - joined in Le Havre - sailed to a few Med ports in Spain and Italy then back out round the Cape onto and around the Aussie coast thence back to Dagenham.

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Old 8th May 2009, 19:41
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Sailed on ''AUSTRALIND'' as RO joined London 30th May 1980 paid off Syros Island 1st September 1980 vessel sold to Cubans.

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Yes i sailed on the Armadale in 1978 as a Catering Boy. It was a long Voyge about 9 months. We went every where, North America, Central and South America, Middle East and and about Ten ports in the far east.

A Great Ship which was also known as the Mucky Duck because of the the Black Swan on her thunal.


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Old 28th February 2012, 09:52
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Joined the Australind in Sunderland maiden voyage 1961, build Bartram's.

UK -Kiwi - UK 6 months.

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Yes i sailed on the Armadale in 1978 as a Catering Boy. It was a long Voyge about 9 months. We went every where, North America, Central and South America, Middle East and and about Ten ports in the far east.

A Great Ship which was also known as the Mucky Duck because of the the Black Swan on her thunal.


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Or the Hungry Goose - her callsign was GOOZ

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Old 22nd March 2012, 15:51
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Was 2stwd Australind 74/75. One of my best trips ever. Almost a year to the day. West coast sth America and continent. Mick Carroll
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Old 2nd November 2012, 11:58
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I was apprentice on the "Ajana" December 1961 (With Captain Tosh Hastings, 1st Mate Ron Hutchinson, 2nd Mate H. Goulden, 3rd mate Derek Cooke) to August 1963 then the "Araluen" until August 1964 (Captain Chafer, Captain Wilcox, 1st Mate Jim Houlder, 2nd Mate P. Butcher, 3rd Mate Mann.
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