Looking cool and a man of the World.
Not sure about the socks with the shorts and the sandals though.
Last in this short series the two others might cause some embarrassment to myself and the others concerned.
23.12.1930, Launched by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow (Yard No 850) for the British Tanker Co Ltd. 3.1931 Completed. 13.11.1940, Sustained mine damage off Humber Boom. 9.12.1956 Arrived at Swansea.24.2.1956 for demolition. 29.2.1956 Arrived at Briton Ferry for demolition.After being re-allocated...
BP Tanker Co Ltd
Gross Tons 27045
Dwt Tons 44878
28,7,1961 Launched by Vickers-Armstrong (Shipbuilders) Ltd, Barrow in Furness ( Yard No 1058 ) Completed 2,1962 30,4,1975 Arrived at Kaohsiung for demolition. 10,11,1975 Kuo Tah Enterprise Co Ltd, commenced work.
Birthday party for the Engineering Cadet standing to the left in the shorts. Standing next to him Eddie Charlton Elect. And sitting in front of those two is Isaac Black C/O, R/O from Blackpool is sitting right in front, he sold me his Pye Cambridge when he left a brilliant radio. Furthest right...
42,000 ton British Prestige on her way to the Gulf taking stores and mail at Cape Town in the days before the helicopter service. Can anyone remember the name of the boat that was used?
I was second trip D/C joined 05/68 left 12/68
British Prestige heading for the Isle of Grain, taken from the Clyde Pioneer. We were romping back to Grangemoth from Italy in ballast at about 12½ knots when the Prestige overhauled us like we were standing still and vanished over the horizon. Sorry for the poor quality of the picture, taken...