Hi, I was interested to read a few comments on the Tasmania Star and some of her passed crews. She was certainly a lot of work on deck with those 7 hatches and 27 derricks. When they were all topped she was something that looked like she should be managed by the forrestry commision. I did 7 months on her in 1959 as a deck boy, F.N. Johnson was Capt A.L. Wingham was Chief. As in most Blue Star ships the deck crowd were mostly Highland men, the quip was Blue Star had more Mac's than Burtons. Tommy O'Brien was Bosun, Alex McKinnon was Lampy. I also remember Charlie Lomax A.B, John (lofty) Dadd E.D.H. amongst all the Mac's. I'm not very good on computer but am going to try to attatch photo's from that voyage. Rick.
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