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  1. Jose Regidor (Ex Union Co. Koromiko)

    Jose Regidor (Ex Union Co. Koromiko)

    My first command in Manners Nav. Co. April 1968. Bloody hell, that was 47 years ago. No wonder I feel old!
  2. Jose Regidor at Darling Harbour

    Jose Regidor at Darling Harbour

    The Jose Regidor of Manners Nav. Co., my first command, berthed at Darling Harbour next to Pyrmont bridge. She was the ex Koromiko of Union Company and berthed opposite is an almost sister ship still operating for the Union Company of New Zealand.
  3. NEW CRONULLA

    NEW CRONULLA

    Hong Kong 1974 Built 1947 as Koromiko for Union SS 1967 Jose Regidor 1969 New Cronulla 1974 CTL
  4. NEW CRONULLA

    NEW CRONULLA

    Hong Kong 1974 Built 1947 as Koromiko for Union SS 1967 Jose Regidor 1969 New Cronulla 1974 CTL
  5. Jose Regidor, Tauranga NZ, July 1968

    Jose Regidor, Tauranga NZ, July 1968

    We caused quite a stir in the port as they all recognised the ship as the Koromiko. The name Jose Regidor meant nothing to me but the owner of Manners Robert Perez De la Sala gave me a bollocking for not knowing he was a Filippino hero.
  6. Koromiko

    Koromiko

    Union SS Coy's "Koromiko". Second of the class to be delivered she came from Alex Stephens in 1947. Sold to John Manners in 1967 she was renamed "Jose Regidor" and "New Cronulla" in 1969. On passage Philippines to Chalna with cement she went aground off Chalna 31 Dec
  7. Koromiko

    Koromiko

    The "Koromiko" approaching the Lyttelton dry dock.
  8. Koromiko

    Koromiko

    Union Steam Ship Company's "Koromiko" at Lyttelton.
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