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Old 29th July 2006, 00:10
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Originally Posted by Jim S
Ron,
My uncle sailed as 3rd Engineer on Lochwood in the 1950's hence I was interested in your story.

I responded to a letter in one of the shipping magazines requesting some information on Constantine Line. - This was from a former Master (George Johnston from County Armagh) on Lochwood, Gartwood, Avonwood and Edenwood in the 1950's.
I sent him a photocopy of Constantine's Passenger Accommodation booklet.
He was apparently delighted. He says he was Master for 20 years with P&O "but they did not reach the pleasure of Constantine"

Despite sailing with Anchor Line, British Tanker Co, T & J Harrison, Macandrews, Port Line my uncle always seemed to have fond memories of his time with Constantine. Even when he left the sea his Chief Engineer now Superintendent would visit him when in Glasgow.

I attach a couple of photos of Lochwood, one a company postcard the other showing Lochwood in Govan Drydocks, Glasgow.
Ahoy Jim,
Could this be the ex Avonwood1944 here seen as Yewpark1960,sorry for the quality of that piccie, had to work hard for an acceptable result[piccie over 40 yrs old]
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