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Forum: Royal Mail Line 2nd November 2018, 20:22
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Posted By Wismajorvik
Highlan Princess

Some ifo here:-
http://www.convoyweb.org.uk/ports/index.html?search.php?vessel=HIGHLAND%20PRINCESS~armain
Forum: Royal Mail Line 27th October 2017, 16:09
Replies: 140
Views: 52,887
Posted By Wismajorvik
UK passengers were loaded at Tilbury not...

UK passengers were loaded at Tilbury not Southampton when I was on the Amazon.
Forum: Royal Mail Line 13th June 2017, 22:32
Replies: 140
Views: 52,887
Posted By Wismajorvik
I would guess so. I sailed on one of the 'A'...

I would guess so. I sailed on one of the 'A' boats which took over from the 'Highland' boats and this was the route we took.
Forum: Royal Mail Line 13th June 2017, 19:14
Replies: 140
Views: 52,887
Posted By Wismajorvik
Add a couple more days to the voyage the as the...

Add a couple more days to the voyage the as the ship would probably stop at Montevideo, (possibly Santos),Rio, Las Palmas, Lisbon, (possibly Vigo) and maybe a French port before London.
Forum: Royal Mail Line 21st January 2016, 14:34
Replies: 140
Views: 52,887
Posted By Wismajorvik
Good pix. I did a couple of trips on the Amazon...

Good pix. I did a couple of trips on the Amazon in '63.
Forum: Royal Mail Line 21st January 2016, 10:47
Replies: 140
Views: 52,887
Posted By Wismajorvik
Posted elsewhere is reference to:- ...

Posted elsewhere is reference to:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhZIQqv_Omgo

At about 4 minutes into the video is one of the Royal Mail 'A' Boats underway.
Forum: Royal Mail Line 4th June 2014, 20:13
Replies: 140
Views: 52,887
Posted By Wismajorvik
The Captain only came into the radio room that...

The Captain only came into the radio room that night, twice. Gave me an MSG for the owners and then came back ten minutes later to alter it. Unfortunately I had already sent it, but GKA cancelled it...
Forum: Royal Mail Line 31st May 2014, 11:33
Replies: 140
Views: 52,887
Posted By Wismajorvik
One of the 'exciting' moments on the Amazon was...

One of the 'exciting' moments on the Amazon was while passing one of the other A boats coming in the opposite direction. It was after midnight, (before the press) and we were pretty close when we had...
Forum: Royal Mail Line 30th May 2014, 14:06
Replies: 140
Views: 52,887
Posted By Wismajorvik
Ted Winslow was 2/RO on the Amazon with Frank...

Ted Winslow was 2/RO on the Amazon with Frank Goodall as Chief RO. Frank spent most of his time writing his novel. It was amusing to watch them re-enacting the Battle of Jutland with salt cellars etc...
Forum: Royal Mail Line 7th November 2013, 16:51
Replies: 140
Views: 52,887
Posted By Wismajorvik
I did a couple of trips as 3rd R/O on the Amazon...

I did a couple of trips as 3rd R/O on the Amazon in 1963. Senior R/O had been on the run for about fifty years. He had a valve endorsement on his ticket to prove he had moved with the times. Anyone...
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