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Search: Posts Made By: Geoff Rae
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 25th January 2019, 05:00
Replies: 24
Views: 3,757
Posted By Geoff Rae
Ocean Group ship names

# 11.
You are quite correct as to conference requirements as ED were not members of the Far East Conference (FEFC), but Glen (and Shire) were. When Holts purchased competing lines, such as China...
Forum: Ship Research 6th October 2018, 01:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,690
Posted By Geoff Rae
Thank you, I will give this a try. Geoff

Thank you, I will give this a try.
Geoff
Forum: Ship Research 6th October 2018, 01:57
Replies: 10
Views: 1,690
Posted By Geoff Rae
Gratitude

Yes,
Sydney (or Sidney) not sure which, was married to my grandmother's sister, Elizabeth, whom I knew very well.
I do have an excellent photo of Gratitude under sail, when my mother was on board...
Forum: Ship Research 5th October 2018, 09:43
Replies: 10
Views: 1,690
Posted By Geoff Rae
Thumbs up Gratitude

Very many thanks to you all for your research, especially eddyw.
I was aware of the Swedish vessel and had been in contact with the association, who advised that she was not the vessel I was...
Forum: Ship Research 30th September 2018, 01:50
Replies: 10
Views: 1,690
Posted By Geoff Rae
Former Brixham trawler Gratitude

This vessel was converted into a yacht c.1925 in the ownership of Sidney Carter, a cinema magnate. Gratitude was requisitioned for war service in about 1940 and survived the conflict. After the war...
Forum: Coasters 20th July 2018, 10:08
Replies: 23
Views: 4,689
Posted By Geoff Rae
Interesting that you refer to Comben Longstaff as...

Interesting that you refer to Comben Longstaff as the Blue Funnel Line of the Home trade, as we, in Blue Funnel, chartered Caernarvonbrook and Clarebrook for about ten months in c.1971 as part of an...
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