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Search: Posts Made By: dr bob duncan
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 2nd April 2009, 15:39
Replies: 22
Views: 4,535
Posted By dr bob duncan
some of the whale catchers from the olympic...

some of the whale catchers from the olympic challenger were leased to the argentine whaling station on south georgia at grytiken. They were named otari maru 1 2 3. They were sailed to Japan in...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd April 2009, 14:43
Replies: 1,076
Views: 89,815
Posted By dr bob duncan
recent hi jack

Indian Ocean Explorer from Seychelles hijacked wit 7 crew. En route for Somaliland. Any comments
Forum: Ship Research 27th February 2008, 13:28
Replies: 43
Views: 12,688
Posted By dr bob duncan
Sailed on Orduna from Liverpool Nov 1945 for...

Sailed on Orduna from Liverpool Nov 1945 for Singapore. She had been previosly pre war on the run to South America
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 27th February 2008, 13:08
Replies: 90
Views: 26,750
Posted By dr bob duncan
sailed on the Cheshire from Southampton to...

sailed on the Cheshire from Southampton to Normandy beach on 8 June 1944 as a member of the Duke of Wellingtons Regt, We went down the side on scrambling netting into small landing craft.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th February 2008, 02:59
Replies: 70
Views: 15,938
Posted By dr bob duncan
In 1955 Salvesons used a helicopter to operate...

In 1955 Salvesons used a helicopter to operate from the factory Southern Venturer and search for whales. It was from Bristows, who became famous for supplying oil rigs later. There is a picture of...
Forum: Say Hello 24th February 2008, 14:25
Replies: 16
Views: 1,937
Posted By dr bob duncan
Thanks for the welcome. Will dig out a few...

Thanks for the welcome. Will dig out a few memories.
Forum: Say Hello 24th February 2008, 12:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,937
Posted By dr bob duncan
whaling

In the early 50,s was employed by the british govt to work amongst the 3 land whaling stations on South Georgia and on the Salvesens factory ships Southern Harvester and Southern Venturer as a...
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