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Search: Posts Made By: SonOfaCaptain
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 8th July 2018, 02:09
Replies: 38
Views: 10,502
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
Thank you very much Alan. I was able to get blue...

Thank you very much Alan. I was able to get blue prints from the dutch archives. I am now looking for copies of the BSL magazine, The Ocean Star. I have tried to call the printers in hopes of...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 3rd December 2016, 13:43
Replies: 4
Views: 2,514
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
Good morning Ted, Is there a link to the...

Good morning Ted, Is there a link to the supplement?
Forum: Bulk Carriers 25th October 2016, 14:14
Replies: 4
Views: 2,514
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
Black Star Line Ltd.

Hope learn more about the Ghanian shipping line from the early 60's.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th October 2016, 14:07
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
Mr. Sheldon, thank you for sharing. My father was...

Mr. Sheldon, thank you for sharing. My father was sent by Elder Dempster to complete the course. I contacted the school and they shared his course card and course photo with me.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th October 2016, 00:02
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
Outward Bound Sea School Aberdovey 1955

Looking for any members of Course 150 that started in June of 1955. My father attended the OBSS for that course and it would be great to learn more about the experience. Thank you.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 10th October 2016, 03:17
Replies: 38
Views: 10,502
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
My father was one of the West African cadets from...

My father was one of the West African cadets from the Gambia to become a Master. He was captain of the BSL vessel, Pra River. He has shared some interesting stories about his time in Liverpool and...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th October 2016, 03:00
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
There is minimal information on the Pra River,...

There is minimal information on the Pra River, you can find photos from her launch at: http://www.fotositesouburg.nl/8-Algemeen/KMS-Scheepsbouw/Pra_River/slides/Pra_River-001.html
Forum: Elder Dempster 3rd January 2016, 14:52
Replies: 6
Views: 2,258
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
Gambia

My father Capt. Sallah did go onto become a Master and Capt. Camara was from the Gambia.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th December 2015, 13:10
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
Black Star Line M/V Pra River

Have you or anyone you know served on the Black Star Line vessel Pra River?
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th December 2015, 13:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
Thank you for sharing the information.

Thank you for sharing the information.
Forum: Elder Dempster 7th December 2015, 02:37
Replies: 6
Views: 2,258
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
My father was was a Captain on Black Star Lines...

My father was was a Captain on Black Star Lines and the second Cadet from West Africa (Gambia) to become a Master Mariner. Capt. BM Sallah
Forum: Elder Dempster 7th December 2015, 02:32
Replies: 6
Views: 2,258
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
West African Cadet Training

Any information on African cadets and their training in the mid 1950's by Elder Dempster would appreciated. So far I have found information on Tachie-Menson on wikipedia. Any information on other...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th December 2015, 02:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By SonOfaCaptain
Black Star Line Ltd.

I am look for information on Black Star Line M/V Pra River and Elder Dempster Cadet training from the mid 1950's. Please share any information you may have on either subjects. Thank you
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