Sunday Beach Picnic on Mahe Island ss Matra lifeboat in background. Captain Watson-Ross, John Munro c/o and co
Beaches were deserted before the airport and hotels were built and tourism established, paradise or close to it !
Alongside Norfolk Virginia autumn 1960. We arrived shortly before Hurricane Donna. As we came in so the US Navy left to ride out the storm at sea. We had every bit of string out so that we did not go walkies. The dock disappeared unde several feet of tide as the hurricanr passed the eye going righr
Day Away from ss Matra in Colombo.l/r Adrian Needham Dk App,Tony Selman 2nd Sparks, John Munro c/o, Doug Cullen 2nd Steward, Charlie Drought-I think he was 4th Eng/o at this stage of his long career with Brocks. 1964