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...
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I am a curator at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. We have recently acquired some material related to the Andros in 1980 - specifically the rescue of Vietnamese refugees off the coast of Hong Kong.
If anyone was serving on the Andros at this...
From my grandmother's notes: As we came up harbor of Hong Kong lights by 1,000,000s came on and we made our way, Communist China and then Kow Loon on north and H.K. on left, among every kind of craft known. By 9 we were tied up to buoy No. 18 and Walla Wallas (decrepit power boat taxis) and compan