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Search: Posts Made By: PeterJML
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 1st March 2019, 21:03
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By PeterJML
G'day Garry, Yes, the same for PNG. Back in the...

G'day Garry,
Yes, the same for PNG. Back in the 60's and 70's (the golden years) when I was on the PNG and Inter-Island trade on small ships we carried 'deck' passengers primarily for indentured...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 1st March 2019, 03:25
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By PeterJML
Deck Passengers

The West African run with ED's from Dakar to Douala and ports in between. See photo : taken aboard m/v Owerri anchored Victoria, British Cameroons, 1962/3(?)
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 1st March 2019, 00:28
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By PeterJML
Gunungdjati/Empire Orwell

Remember seeing this hadji ship on my first trip onboard s.s. Hector anchored Aden roads April 1961. I was signed on as supernumary midshipman, the only Aussie crew member. There were 3 other...
Forum: Ship Research 14th June 2018, 23:58
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By PeterJML
Carpe Diem

G'day Ray,

I remember this little ship. She was one of Harry Brutnall's fleet, Mainport Cargoes. I did a relief trip on her out of Rabaul as Mate back in '75. Master was Ted Cochoran ( later Pilot...
Forum: Bank Line 18th January 2016, 20:27
Replies: 87
Views: 17,146
Posted By PeterJML
You just jolted my memory IRW, it's all coming...

You just jolted my memory IRW, it's all coming back now, even the Master's name rings a bell! Yes, it was the NORTHBANK. I had photos of the ship and some of the crew but they got lost over time and...
Forum: Bank Line 18th January 2016, 06:18
Replies: 87
Views: 17,146
Posted By PeterJML
Hello Ian, Ron (Reid) never had a son.

Hello Ian,
Ron (Reid) never had a son.
Forum: Bank Line 18th January 2016, 01:08
Replies: 87
Views: 17,146
Posted By PeterJML
Thanks Ian, but his name I distinctly remember:...

Thanks Ian, but his name I distinctly remember: Ron Reid. Can't remember his wife's name but as Waighty replied they turned their cabin into a 'home away from home'....they sure did from what I...
Forum: Bank Line 11th January 2016, 03:32
Replies: 87
Views: 17,146
Posted By PeterJML
Bank Line Engineers

RON REID C/E.
Does anyone remember Ron and his wife with her canary (both Aussies). I remember visiting them in Madang back in the 60's when I was stevedore supervisor loading copra (bulk). I have...
Forum: Ship Research 15th July 2014, 09:07
Replies: 14
Views: 3,033
Posted By PeterJML
m/v GREYVILLE & PAPUAN LIBERTY

Hello Ernie I have only just been notified about your spiel via SHIPS NOSTALGIA this evening (16/07/2014) Ref: PAPUAN LIBERTY, Bugger and burn me man we sailed together on the Pap Lib. I was Mate and...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd March 2013, 22:37
Replies: 14
Views: 3,033
Posted By PeterJML
m.v.GREYVILLE

G'day Ray, we were on the same 'track'! I joined in Lae that very trip that you and big Ron paid off. I was 2ndMate and came off the "Akana" (Master was Igor Rubilis and Mate was Hans Herrman[dcsd]....
Forum: Ship Research 25th January 2013, 23:53
Replies: 14
Views: 3,033
Posted By PeterJML
Thanks, Will add to "My Ships"....ciao

Thanks, Will add to "My Ships"....ciao
Forum: Ship Research 25th January 2013, 22:06
Replies: 14
Views: 3,033
Posted By PeterJML
Greyville

G'day folks,
Great photo of "Greyville" Mr Frost, I would be interested to know about this photo, date and place primarilly. Certainly not taken in PNG.
I was 2nd.Mate on this beautiful ship back...
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