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Search: Posts Made By: sea_dog
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 23rd March 2015, 02:56
Replies: 5
Views: 2,601
Posted By sea_dog
Murder at sea - ss. Klang - Straits Steamship Co.

Not quite sure which forum this belongs in but attached is a full account of the Murders in Keppel Harbour, Singapore in 1925. 9 crew and passengers were murdered with 5 others hospitalized with...
Forum: Wrecks 19th March 2015, 00:27
Replies: 1
Views: 1,558
Posted By sea_dog
Loss of the ss. Fortunatus

This is a historical loss of the Archibald Currie line's ss. Fortunatus in 1907 that I have been researching and I thought the results may be of interest to some SN members. The master of the vessel...
Forum: British India Line 12th March 2015, 23:21
Replies: 10
Views: 5,484
Posted By sea_dog
you might be interested in a short history of...

you might be interested in a short history of Gamaria I have posted here - http://http://macdonald.gracies-place.net/Images/Ships/B.I/Gamaria/Gamaria.php
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 12th March 2015, 21:52
Replies: 12
Views: 8,382
Posted By sea_dog
G'day Ben, Thanks for the...

G'day Ben,
Thanks for the comment, though this was posted early in my research, I have acquired quite a bit more information since that time both on the Currie line vessels and my...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 12th March 2015, 21:46
Replies: 12
Views: 8,382
Posted By sea_dog
The passenger lists for Sydney (also list crew)...

The passenger lists for Sydney (also list crew) might be a good place to start. Many of these are available online - http://mariners.records.nsw.gov.au/
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 10th December 2014, 23:20
Replies: 12
Views: 8,382
Posted By sea_dog
Don't think that was where your Grandfather was...

Don't think that was where your Grandfather was lost, my information shows that although a fireman was initially missing (did not abandon with the rest of the crew) he was later picked up by another...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 4th October 2005, 12:40
Replies: 12
Views: 8,382
Posted By sea_dog
Yes Jan, not sure if my Great Grandfather was...

Yes Jan, not sure if my Great Grandfather was directly responsable for the Camels, however I do know he brought "Queenie" to Australia. For those who are too young (or not from melbourne), Queenie...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 4th October 2005, 12:17
Replies: 12
Views: 8,382
Posted By sea_dog
Oh forgot to mention I have posted a few more of...

Oh forgot to mention I have posted a few more of the Currie ships in the cargo ship gallery
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 4th October 2005, 12:13
Replies: 12
Views: 8,382
Posted By sea_dog
Your more than welcome Derek, as I am sure you...

Your more than welcome Derek, as I am sure you have guessed "Currie's" has a special place in my heart, not only due to my families involvement but also because many of these very important smaller...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 4th October 2005, 11:27
Replies: 12
Views: 8,382
Posted By sea_dog
Archibald Currie Line

Captain Archibald Currie started in a small way with sailing vessels of approximately 400 Tons, after some 15 years in this trade he could see that the future lay with the steamship and in 1882...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 4th October 2005, 06:02
Replies: 20
Views: 2,923
Posted By sea_dog
Couldnt agree more guys, I have often tried to...

Couldnt agree more guys, I have often tried to explain what a shipmate is but to no avail. There is of course the same connection with the ship herself, to others she is just a machine, but of...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 4th October 2005, 02:44
Replies: 42
Views: 6,024
Posted By sea_dog
I must agree with you Fred, just like a lady each...

I must agree with you Fred, just like a lady each of the different designs of ships through the ages have had their appeal. I guess if you wanted to be a total purist you would have to discount all...
Forum: Other International Navies 4th October 2005, 01:08
Replies: 47
Views: 9,055
Posted By sea_dog
Great to see all these pictures of Canterbury, I...

Great to see all these pictures of Canterbury, I remember "playing" with her, HMAS Perth and HMNZS Endeavour off JB during the first Gulf war. We (HMAS Warrnambool) were charged with attempting to...
Forum: British India Line 4th October 2005, 00:51
Replies: 10
Views: 5,484
Posted By sea_dog
Thank you all for your kind words. Although I...

Thank you all for your kind words. Although I have never been to sea with BI ( or any other merchant fleet for that matter), I did spend many enjoyable (and I admit some not quite so enjoyable, lol)...
Forum: British India Line 3rd October 2005, 13:05
Replies: 10
Views: 5,484
Posted By sea_dog
Fraud

I have to admit I am a bit of a fraud in this group. I never sailed with BI, in fact by the time I was of a sea going age the mighty BISN was no longer.

Having said that my Great Grandfather...
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