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Barber Memnon - Overhauling the gear

Barber Memnon - Overhauling the gear

Overhauling the gear - trans Pacific, on board the Blue Funnel ship Barber Memnon, when on the BBS round the world Eastbound service.

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Had to insist with the stevedores in Yoko that 3 high containers (to make a working platform) were stowed under the derrick/s planned for overhaul on the trans Pacific passage. All Velle type derricks, 1 x 10t, 5 x 22t, 3 x 35t. Indonesian sailors on board at this time.
 

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