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Search: Posts Made By: brandane
Forum: Shaw Savill 11th November 2018, 01:20
Replies: 19
Views: 10,344
Posted By brandane
Shaw Savill Society UK

Hi John

Great to hear from you - sorry for delay in responding - have not been on SN for some time.

Email" [email protected] - contact Mike Lacey

Are you going to final Reunion in...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th August 2018, 01:12
Replies: 12
Views: 2,060
Posted By brandane
Very impressive 'Capt'n ~ its chust sublime!

Very impressive 'Capt'n ~ its chust sublime!
Forum: Shaw Savill 5th August 2018, 00:03
Replies: 3
Views: 1,138
Posted By brandane
Gothic

Hi Will

Have no idea where you are located or whether you are member of Shaw Savill Society but on 2nd August items have appeared in newspapers in UK and NZ in memory of the 50th Anniversary of...
Forum: Shaw Savill 4th August 2018, 23:58
Replies: 9
Views: 1,539
Posted By brandane
Email

Good suggestion Frank but thankfully I have had no spam as a result - always enjoying hearing from other Shaw Savill guys - 40 years since the Company foundered and we still manage to keep in touch...
Forum: Shaw Savill 1st July 2018, 05:48
Replies: 27
Views: 4,732
Posted By brandane
Hi David ~ wonderful to read your diary of your...

Hi David ~ wonderful to read your diary of your trip on Northern Star in 1968 ~ I worked on sister ship Southern Cross at that time. although we are travelling westbound and you eastbound, but can...
Forum: Shaw Savill 30th March 2018, 23:21
Replies: 54
Views: 18,444
Posted By brandane
Tom HOY

Hi Dave

Would the person be Tom Hoy and not Hay ~ Tom Hoy is one of members of NZ Shaw Savill Society and lives in Northland NZ

Cheers Jamie
Shaw Savill Society NZ&Aust Branch
Forum: Shaw Savill 17th October 2017, 12:00
Replies: 36
Views: 11,722
Posted By brandane
Hi Pete The Snakepit was definitely in...

Hi Pete

The Snakepit was definitely in Auckland ~ the base underground bar in the South Pacific Hotel ~ now the Mercure Hotel, where we held the 2016 Reunion of the Shaw Savill Society (Aust & NZ)...
Forum: Shaw Savill 22nd July 2017, 14:56
Replies: 3
Views: 1,776
Posted By brandane
Hello Bill Thanks for posting the passing of...

Hello Bill

Thanks for posting the passing of Bill Aylward ~ ~ have passed the sad news to all our Shaw Savill Society members in Aust, New Zealand and UK and, of course, to Wally Watson in...
Forum: Shaw Savill 21st December 2016, 22:44
Replies: 24
Views: 4,818
Posted By brandane
Hi Paul Send me your email to...

Hi Paul

Send me your email to [email protected] and will forward the images to your email ~ dont know why link will not open here .
I could try to load each one individually to see if that...
Forum: Shaw Savill 18th December 2016, 01:01
Replies: 24
Views: 4,818
Posted By brandane
Great stories about Sandy. Back around 1967/8 ...

Great stories about Sandy. Back around 1967/8 Sandy was in Wellington in summer and Lorna and I invited him home to Eastbourne for dinner. It was a hot summers evening with plenty of sunshine so we ...
Forum: Shaw Savill 16th December 2016, 21:23
Replies: 24
Views: 4,818
Posted By brandane
Hi Jamie We were so sorry to hear of the...

Hi Jamie
We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Sandy Murison, we had seen Sandy a couple of times in recent years while visiting UK but only spoke of the phone this year in October.
I sail...
Forum: Shaw Savill 15th December 2016, 21:08
Replies: 24
Views: 4,818
Posted By brandane
Greetings, I can add to Eddie's comments and...

Greetings,
I can add to Eddie's comments and refer to my first cruise on the Northen Star. We were due to berth in Malaga and as First Officer Captain Murison told me " pilot is at 0630, we can be...
Forum: Shaw Savill 13th December 2016, 19:59
Replies: 24
Views: 4,818
Posted By brandane
Dear Jamie, Thank you for your notice I was...

Dear Jamie,
Thank you for your notice I was saddened by the news of Captain Murison's passing, a real gentleman.

As penultimate manager of the ships shop I sailed under Captain Murison's command...
Forum: Shaw Savill 13th December 2016, 19:48
Replies: 24
Views: 4,818
Posted By brandane
I have very fond memories of Sandy. I sailed...

I have very fond memories of Sandy.

I sailed with my husband Len Michaels on the Resolution Bay with him and Len sailed with him on the Ocean Monarch and the Medic.

Lynda and Simon Brissenden...
Forum: Shaw Savill 12th December 2016, 20:41
Replies: 24
Views: 4,818
Posted By brandane
Ian ~ sorry to hear of Sandy' passing ~ please...

Ian ~ sorry to hear of Sandy' passing ~ please accept our deepest sympathy from all his friends and ship mates from Shaw Savill Society in Australia and New Zealand. I had the great pleasure of...
Forum: Shaw Savill 21st October 2016, 07:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By brandane
Smile Akaroa

This response from Ian Read, Shaw Savill, Wellington passenger manager

The "White Heron" fleet ships at that tiime travelled via Capetown, Durban,Melbourne Sydney - Auckland or Wellington - then...
Forum: Shaw Savill 21st October 2016, 06:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By brandane
Hi Tim Pleasure to assist ~ have not yet...

Hi Tim

Pleasure to assist ~ have not yet received exact voyage itinerary but ports as indicated previously. All records are now with Maritime Museum in Southampton but one of our members in...
Forum: Shaw Savill 20th October 2016, 06:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By brandane
Hi Tim I worked by Akaroa in London docks...

Hi Tim

I worked by Akaroa in London docks prior to that sailing and feel sure I know someone who sailed on that voyage as Purser. Will contact some of our members and get back to you. I sailed on...
Forum: Shaw Savill 9th October 2016, 08:38
Replies: 6
Views: 3,065
Posted By brandane
Tommy was Chief on Southern Cross ~ on my first...

Tommy was Chief on Southern Cross ~ on my first trip to sea with Shaw Savill ~ being a fellow Scot ~ he rescued me from over indulgence when I was running a Scottish disco on the sun deck square ~...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th October 2016, 05:45
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By brandane
Great News ~ skipper ! Yer faither wid be...

Great News ~ skipper !
Yer faither wid be proud to see Captain McGhee at the helm of the old paddler.
I had couple of trips on PS Waverley on the Clyde in July ~ great to be aboard but...
Forum: Shaw Savill 13th August 2016, 05:06
Replies: 24
Views: 5,591
Posted By brandane
Hi Gerald Have now passed on your message to...

Hi Gerald

Have now passed on your message to all our Shaw Savill Society members in Aust, NZ and UK and have asked anyone who has knowledge of your late father, to contact you directly. Hope you...
Forum: Shaw Savill 11th August 2016, 05:06
Replies: 24
Views: 5,591
Posted By brandane
Hi Gerald ~ can pass on your message to members...

Hi Gerald ~ can pass on your message to members of the Shaw Savill Society in NZ, Aust and UK ~ to see if any of our group remember your father or the incident on Northern Star. I worked on the ship...
Forum: Shaw Savill 2nd June 2016, 02:27
Replies: 35
Views: 7,430
Posted By brandane
Smile Northern Star Voyage 26

Hi David ~ this is great Voyage Report of your trip in 1968 ~ well worth a read ~ and so pleased you kept a daily diary of your voyage.
I was assistant Purser on Southern Cross at the time you are...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th November 2015, 23:40
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By brandane
Smile PS Waimarie

Great wee photie of her at speed ~ is that you on the bridge~ or are you doon in the brig?
Must try to get a sail on her this summer ~ what days are you skippering?
Did you see the Queen Mary ll...
Forum: Shaw Savill 31st August 2015, 01:49
Replies: 8
Views: 3,070
Posted By brandane
Tony O'Prey was close friend for very long time ~...

Tony O'Prey was close friend for very long time ~ eventually becoming the most senior Hotel Manager with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL) ~ lived in NZ for most of his married life ~ but retired 4...
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