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Old 1st March 2005, 01:24
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RMS Andes at Spithead Review 1953
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Old 19th April 2005, 10:21
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RMS ANDES built 1939 at Belfast for Royal Mail Line, 26,435tns served as troopship throughout ww2 went to the breakers in 1971.
seen here at anchorage in Freetown in 1968.
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six weeks after being torpedoed on Duchess of Atholl
my Father joined the Andes 16/11/1942
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Sailed on the Andes as 3rd R/O in 1970
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I was J/4/O then S/4/O in 1964. That's 9th and 8th Mate if you work it out.
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Old 1st November 2013, 13:19
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I was an sos (R802892)working on the foredeck launches with the baggage master "JOCK" in charge of both launches at that time.(1964) )
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I was an sos (R802892)working on the foredeck launches with the baggage master "JOCK" in charge of both launches at that time.(1964) )
I had the same Job with Jock from Dec 65 to Mar 66. I didn't mind the launch work, but humping all those trunks about was a pain.
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