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T & J Harrison's "Barrister" departing Liverpool.

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If memory serves me right I beleive that her deck cargo was English Electric 'Vulcan' engines destined for East Africa.
I sailed with Harrisons in the sixties & the runs we did to E African we carried lots of trains as deck cargo.
 

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I sailed with harrisons 1956 to 1960 and we were taking trains out to east africa then as deck cargo on the m.v. journalist.I cant remember were we off loaded them,probably Mombasa or Dares salaam
 

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I was with Harrisons in the 50's & 60's.
I wonder if we have any shipmates in common?.
Peter Baker.
PS George Ashtonwas 4E with me, any relation Dave?.
 

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Did you ever sail with any of the following,Chief stewards Dick Robinson or Taffy Williams.Chief cooks Bert Kemp or Sid Lumley.Second Stewards Davy Graham,Franky Smith,Frank Swift,Lenny Swatton.Second cooks Jock Macintire,Johnny Oaks,Davy Spann.Jimmy Hampson or Johnny Harper Messroom Steward to name just a few cheers lofty
 

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Sailed on \'Barrister\' 29/02/60--26/03/60 & 02/06/60--31/07/60.JOS at the time.
Not to sure but in between these two trips wasn\'t there a Seamans Strike!!
A lot of water under the bridge since & names have long since evapoated,Lofty.
But do recall an AB name of Lofty Renwick.

No relation to George Ashton,Peter.

Other Harrison ships sailed on:-
Interpreter
Custodian [joined her in S Shields new/put ashore/injured departing B\'head maiden voyage.later did a 4 trips.
Adventurerer 6 trips.
Journalist [run job ]
 

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