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C.S. ALERT

C.S. ALERT

In Funchal, Madeira during T.A.T 5 repiar job 1983

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I remmember as a schoolkid in Glasgow seeing this ship C.S. Alert moored up in the docks on the yoker/clydebank area
 

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Yes,the post office cable ships,as they were before B.T, were based in Glasgow. They were known as the post office navy.

Murray
 

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A crying shame when they changed from looking like a large private yacht (all white) - to duck-egg blue and orange.

My father was Chief Engineer on her up until 1980-ish

Al :)
 

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