Metcalfe motor coasters

3rd December 2014, 17:38
Does anyone remember ships/ staff/ crew, from the 60's and 70's , my father was a Chief eng on ships as follows.
Marion m , mellissa M Ellen M,
He then was a shore based eng when the office was in Hull. the company was taken over by Coe in Liverpool, from where he retd.

3rd December 2014, 18:47
On behalf of the 'SN Moderating Team', welcome aboard oddjobman.

Hopefully, someone will remember your father. Good luck (Thumb)

3rd December 2014, 22:03
A warm welcome aboard from the Philippines. Please enjoy all this great site has to offer

4th December 2014, 10:05
Greetings OJM and welcome to SN. Bon voyage.

4th December 2014, 19:42
I remember Alan Dry he was engineering super in the Hull office down Union Street Hull that was in the Union Dry Dock Hull sam2182sw

Robert Hilton
4th December 2014, 20:00
I was told that one of Metcalfe's, possibly the Caroline M, had been captured from the Germans who had used her during the war to refuel vessels at sea. The Altmark was mentioned. Could this be true?

4th December 2014, 20:34
ALTMARK blew up 30/11/1942 while tank cleaning at Yokohama, killing 53