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Search: Posts Made By: ysgolfach
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 5th November 2013, 22:20
Replies: 175
Views: 47,013
Posted By ysgolfach
RMS Hubert

Yes, Jack Jordan was the Chief Steward. He was with us to the end of the 'Hubert' when she was renamed the Austasia on the Australia/Singapore run, this was towards the end of 1964.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 21st July 2013, 13:44
Replies: 175
Views: 47,013
Posted By ysgolfach
John T, I only served onboard the Hubert for...

John T,

I only served onboard the Hubert for two years and in that time I believe that Jack Jordan was the Chief Steward.
The Pursers dept was Alfie Boyce, Purser - Glyn Rowlands, Snr Asst Purser...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 20th July 2013, 22:45
Replies: 175
Views: 47,013
Posted By ysgolfach
I was the assistant purser onboard the Hubert for...

I was the assistant purser onboard the Hubert for two years 1962 until 1964 when she was renamed.
Captain was Commodore Jackson Wayman, Purser was Alfie Boyce, seem to remember the Chief Engineer...
Forum: Say Hello 9th June 2013, 10:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By ysgolfach
Booth Line

Hi Nick,

I joined the RMS Hubert (Passenger/Cargo) in 1962 and served on her as assistant purser from November 1962 to November 1964 when she was transferred to Blue Star Line (Austasia Line) as...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th February 2013, 12:02
Replies: 774
Views: 148,986
Posted By ysgolfach
Hate KSC. Did one voyage as Catering Officer on...

Hate KSC. Did one voyage as Catering Officer on the Al Shamiya, Just joined them and then they asked me to join earlier, had just got married so my wife joined me. Sailed from Tilbury, had a break...
Forum: Say Hello 1st October 2012, 13:37
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By ysgolfach
Joined New Westminster City as Purser/Chief...

Joined New Westminster City as Purser/Chief Steward in 1971 in Cardiff. Transferred to Maria Elisa whilst in San Francisco.
Then onto Tacoma City and finally Vancouver City, left in April 1974.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th August 2012, 13:39
Replies: 10
Views: 2,115
Posted By ysgolfach
Yes Joe Cavannagh was the bosun for the two years...

Yes Joe Cavannagh was the bosun for the two years I was onboard. I was actually given the option of remaining onboard the Hubert (Malaysia), but had been offered a position with Cunard as a Junior...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th August 2012, 22:18
Replies: 1
Views: 2,895
Posted By ysgolfach
Reardon Smith

Does anyone remember Evan Walmsley I think he lived in Bets-y-coed, North Wales. He was Chief Officer on the Maria Elisa and then Tacoma City of Reardon Smith Line in 1972/3. I was the Purser/Chief...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th August 2012, 22:14
Replies: 10
Views: 2,115
Posted By ysgolfach
Kypros, don't fully remember the burial at sea,...

Kypros, don't fully remember the burial at sea, though we averaged about one every voyage.
I remember being in Madeira on the Hubert when J F kennedy was assassinated, also remember being in the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th August 2012, 16:40
Replies: 10
Views: 2,115
Posted By ysgolfach
Hi Kypros, I was the Junior Assistant Purser,...

Hi Kypros,
I was the Junior Assistant Purser, Alfie Boyce was Purser and there was a Senior Assistant Purser, cannot remember his name, think first name was Glynn.
My nickname on the Hubert was...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 19th August 2012, 10:03
Replies: 175
Views: 47,013
Posted By ysgolfach
Joined the RMS Hubert as Assistant Purser at...

Joined the RMS Hubert as Assistant Purser at Princess Dock in November 1962, served onboard until transferred to Austasia Line as Malaysia.
Captain was Commodore Jackson Wayman, Purser was Alfie...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th August 2012, 08:37
Replies: 10
Views: 2,115
Posted By ysgolfach
Ysgol Fach

Joined RMS Hubert of Booth Line in October 1962 and left at the end of 1964 when the ship was transferred to Austasia Line and renamed 'Malaysia'. Captain was Commodore Jackson Whayman, I was Junior...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th August 2012, 08:29
Replies: 75
Views: 19,556
Posted By ysgolfach
Joined the Castleton as Catering Officer in late...

Joined the Castleton as Catering Officer in late 1974, then the Cadwallader and finally the Casterbridge. Think Captain on Castleton was Captain Goodinson and C/E Makepeace. Captain on the...
Forum: Cunard 18th August 2012, 19:23
Replies: 14
Views: 4,110
Posted By ysgolfach
Was his nickname 'Tatty' Marr

Was his nickname 'Tatty' Marr
Forum: Cunard 18th August 2012, 19:21
Replies: 14
Views: 4,110
Posted By ysgolfach
Remember Captain Marr quite well was on the...

Remember Captain Marr quite well was on the Elizabeth in 1966/67 as Assistant Purser with Captain Warwick
Forum: Blue Star Line 18th August 2012, 19:18
Replies: 7
Views: 5,915
Posted By ysgolfach
Was Pursers Writer onboard Argentina Star in...

Was Pursers Writer onboard Argentina Star in 1962, joined in London, did the coastal to Rotterdam etc, back to London. Taken off and transferred to sister company Booth Line. Overnight train to...
Forum: Say Hello 18th August 2012, 19:12
Replies: 17
Views: 2,881
Posted By ysgolfach
Was with Brocklebanks 1966; onboard the Markhor,...

Was with Brocklebanks 1966; onboard the Markhor, only did the one trip.
Forum: Say Hello 18th August 2012, 18:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,401
Posted By ysgolfach
Chris Hartley

Just joined so will introduce myself.

Started as an assistant purser onboard the RM Huber of Booth Line in 1962; then to Cunard as an assistant purser on both the queens. Also saw life with Thos &...
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