Is there anyone here who would know about ships sailing from Hong Kong to Australia in the second half of 1981?
I was told that most vessels used to go to Western Australia (especially Fremantle), but were there others going to other territories (Darwin, Brisbane and so on) ? and...
I am new to this forum, so I would like to give you a brief intro as to why I am here. My father was a soldier in the Vietnam war and fled Vietnam in 1981 on a boat along with 20-30 other refugees. He left Vietnam April/May 1981 - leaving my mum, my older brother and myself behind...
Evening call-out, 1981.
If Andy Iannetta sees this I should explain I've just come across it in my 'files' - I guess it's the same boat as in my previous lifeboat post, the one he so lovingly restored.
WIETENAH - This Pilot vessel was operated by the Marine Board of Hobart in Tasmania, Australia for many years. She is seen here on the River Derwent during the arrival in the port by HMY BRITANNIA and HMAS TORRENS during the 1981 Royal Tour. Pic taken . 5/10/81