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Runic and other Shaw Savill 'Big Ics'

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Old 2nd June 2010, 12:37
warwick warwick is offline
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Runic and other Shaw Savill 'Big Ics'

Is there by chance anyone out there who has a tale to tell about sailing aboard either or any of the following: Corinthic, Ceramic, Gothic, Athenic, Runic, Suevic or Persic? I've heard that the 'sparky' who was in Runic when she hit Middleton reef in 1961, may have later published exchanges of messages at the time. However any or all contributions, anecdotes/experiences could be of assistance to a couple of authors currently writing a book about Shaw Savills only post-war steamships.

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Old 5th March 2014, 03:30
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G/day Warwick I was on the Corinthic in the sixtys great old ship as were all the Shawsaville as far as I was concerned,To this day I still regret jumping the Magantic in Wellington that was in 1967,but my favorite ship in the fleet was the old Wiapawa captain Murchision was the oldman do you know if he is still on this side of the bar ?
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Old 19th August 2019, 12:37
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I was 4th engineer on Runic when she went aground on Middleton Reef. If you still want any further info I still have some original material. jimmymc
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