Hornby Grange ( Houlder built 1946) backing out of Royal Victoria Dock ( from Z shed) in 1959.
Photo taken from poop bridge and shows Mike Charlesworth who was 2/O at the time.
The Highland Monarch can be seen alongside.
Charlesworth was later master with Houlder Bros.
Hornby Grange ( Houlder.Built 1946)
At sea 1959 near Cape Verde Islands southbound to the R.Plate.
View is of the foredeck with chief officer Derek Smith from Fleetwood and Brain Barker apprentice from Aylesbury.
Smith was later to be cargo superintendent for Houlder and some Argentine ships in Live
Hornby Grange ( Houlder, built 1946 at Hawthorn Leslie on the Tyne) at sea ( off Cape Verde Islands) en route to R.Plate 1959
Apprentice Brian Barker of Aylesbury is in the picture.
Master: F.Kent from Liverpool
C/O: D.Smith from Fleetwood
1/O : R.Leach
2/O : M.Charlesworth from Leigh on Sea
Except for the Wife, I can only remember Claude Hamilton, sitting on her right.
2 on the left were cadets, Sparky (think I know but will refain from embarrassing myself), Cat Off, Lecky and Mrs Steele.