Originally Posted by Duncan112
I think at that time those ships had been wholly transferred to NITC and were purely Iranian manned, however BP Shipping was responsible for training the cadets and to all intents and purposes the Cadets were BP employees, this might explain their presence on the list. The "British Surveyor" became "Shoush" under NITC but don't know if it ever went wholly Iranian manned (Think Iranians had a little difficulty finding steam tickets)
I'll have to go to my font of information on that, Don Shearwood, prodigious memory, he is still around. A few Masters, Mates , CE's and 2E's might remember him. He was heavily involved with the Iranian Cadet programme from the start.
One of the Iranian Engineering Cadets is a CE on BC Ferries, I have met him.