Ex "Clan Robertson". Shown here whilst with Safmarine.I sailed as "Lecky" on her from May 1969 to july 1970 (14 straight months).The first and the happiest ship I ever sailed on.Get in touch if you have any memories.
Boatdeck party 1969. Crew band in background, a passenger; George(?)with pipe Chief Elect; Fred(?) 3rd Eng; Alastair Deck Cadet;John Chapman 2nd Eng.A great and happy ship with terrific shipmates, lots of fond memories, happy days!
1969-party time on the boatdeck.L-R 2nd Eng John Chambers (sitting facing away), J/Eng Peta Gyndel (with pipe AKA "Torro"); J/Eng in orange shirt Vere Birkett;2nd Mate (sitting facing away);Eng Cadet;Eng Cadet(face just showing) J/Eng Ray Maas(AKA" Crazy horse").I was 2nd lecky t
1969 My first ship.I was 2nd Electrician then promoted to Chief Electrician in 1970 (You were promoted quickly in safmarine!).I think we were leaving Genoa in this shot.I did 14 months straight before taking any leave.