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Island Night

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Keith Radford’s kindly added some names to the above group.

 

From the RHS: Captain (later Commodore) Fred Wooley in the gold cummerbund, behind Fred's right shoulder against the superstructure is Charlie Dodsworth, next to Fred wearing the tea towel is Graham Tuck, next to Chuck is Paul Hudson, then Jon Harvey.

 

With the red beard is Steve Hunt (3rd Eng), then Dave Bannister (Lecky) and next to him is a second Engineer called Newman sorry can't remember his Christian name. The Vicar wearing the Sulu is Staff Captain Phil Jackson and that's me Keith Radford next to "Staffie".

 

Thanks for your excellent continued contributions Keith.

 

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Courtesy of Chris Benham, narration by Keith Radford

L-R Rear:      

Unknown, Chris Benham (Eng), Wendy ? (Steiners), Peter Morgan (Greenie), Barry Chilton (Freeza Geeza), Brigetta ? (Steiners), Norman Geehan (Eng), Unknown, Unknown, Unknown.

Centre:   

Trevor Lewis (Eng), Unknown. 

Front:    

Graham Tuck (Eng), I think Ian Nott (Cadet Purser), the gorgeous Jacqui Danemann (Disco Dolly), I think Chris Dale (Cadet Purser), Margaret Collins-Williams (WAP), Mick McNicholas (Eng). I think the guy next to Norm Geehan may have been Sir John or Baby Doc maybe someone else can identify.

 

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Courtesy of Chris Benham, narration by Keith Radford

L-R Rear:      

Unknown, Geoff Lee (1st or Ch Off), Unknown, Unknown, John Thow, Peter "Taffy" Morgan, Unknown. 

Front:     

Unknown, Chris Davies (Purser), Phil Adkins, Unknown, Chris Benham. behind Chris with his L hand on Chris's R shoulder is Rory Ferguson, final person is unknown but looks smooth enough to be a Doctor or a purser.

 

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Dry Dock

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Courtesy of Dai Griffin

All I can tell you about this photo is that’s Pete Smith (aka The General) with the beard and a very young John Speed (aka Speedy) behind him. Ian Brunton has named himself as the guy holding the teacup.

 

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We don’t know who the guy on the left is but the one on the right is Bob Dent and he's a very familiar colour.

 

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Again, I only know one person here and that’s Ginger Jon Milner on the right.

  

Pauline Dixon (now Newman) - Chilly Ho 1974-1981 and Asmat on Uganda and Nevasa 1973/74 adds;

The engineer on the left with CE on his boiler suit is Chris Evans who came from Shanklin in the Isle of Wight. We met on board in the 1974/5 season cruising round the coconut groves (the islands) & Sydney to Durban. He then did west coast cruising with Princess. We were friends for two years but no idea what happened to him eventually. Does anyone know? 

  

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Oronsay’s Plates

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Courtesy of Dai Griffin

 

Nothing needs to said here … Hallowed Ground.

 

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Threesome

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Courtesy of Ian Brunton

Ian writes;

Oronsay in an unknown port with Derek Procter and John Cooney on the fence, as usual Oronsay has a list and someone has too much fan on the boilers.

   

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Ian writes;

That's international playboy Dougie Cruickshank at some unknown beach. Dougie must have some really good photos if we could get hold of them.

  

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Tourist Bureau 1967

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Courtesy of Chris Hindley

Chris Jordan (ex AP, Orsova, Himalaya, Oronsay) has kindly added the names to this photos.

L-R:

Bob Herman (AP - last I heard from him, he was in Tasmania), Loi Thorne (WAP), Chris Hindley (Cadet Purser), ?? (Writer), Mike Coulter (Cadet Purser).

 

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Wild West Night

Courtesy of Keith Radford

Keith writes;

This was taken in the Room of Fifes aboard the bronzy Oronsay. Believe it or not I still have that old cowboy hat which was bought in "Disneyland", although I must admit it is decidedly showing its age these days. I Wonder where Norm Geehan is now, he's the guy in the middle.

 

I’ve deduced from the email that the person on the right is Chris Benham.


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Xmas 1974

Courtesy of Dai Griffin

L-R:       

Toby Tompkins, Pete Smith, John Speed

  

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L-R:       

Toby Tompkins, Pete Smith, Ian Brunton, John Speed

 

There’s more photos of Pete Smith here, here,

 

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Pub Night

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Courtesy of Chris Benham, narration by Keith Radford

L-R:       

Peter Stuart, Tim Davies obscuring Roger Palmer, Kevin Morgan, Mick McNicholas, Dick Stone (deceased), Keith Radford, Dave Stillwell, Jon Harvey, Chris Benham, Peter Morgan and finally John Englefield. there are a couple of people obscured that I cannot name.......sorry.

 

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Courtesy of Chris Benham, narration by Keith Radford

L-R:       

Graham Tuck, Paul Steele, Bruce Lindon, direct behind Bruce is Colin Wright, then John Englefield, Phil Adkins, Chris Freeman, Chris Benham partly obscuring Rory Ferguson, Don Hallam (deceased), Kevin Morgan, Jon Harvey obscuring Geoff Horan, Willy Carr obscuring Trevor Lewis, Syd Appleyard, John Thow and Dave Crowder (deceased).

 

Courtesy of Dai Griffin

Keith Radford’s come up with some great info about the above group;

The photo is of the "Slimey Gumboot Revival" doing their bit for Pub Night. To add a few more names to the faces. The guitarist on the left is Phil Adkins, then John Thow as you rightly said playing the tea chest bass, next is Bob Jones playing the washboard and the guitarist on the RHS is Chris Benham. Afraid my memory fails me for the final member of the "Slimies".

 

Keith believes the final member of the band may be Mick Downie.

 

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Courtesy of Chris Benham, narration by Keith Radford

This is the various incarnations of "The Slimey Gumboot Revival" in all their glory. Original Slimey Photo shows; 

L-R:       

Graham Tuck (4th Eng), Kevin Morgan (Elect Off), Chris Benham (Eng Off) and Bill Donkin (VO)

 

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Courtesy of Chris Benham, narration by Keith Radford

Slimeys before beer shows version 2 of the group consisting of; 

L-R        

Chris Benham (guitar), Mick Downie (Lagerphone), John Thow (Tea Chest Bass), Bob Jones (Washboard) and Phil Adkins (Guitar)

 

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Courtesy of Chris Benham, narration by Keith Radford

Final Slimeys shows them a lot happier after a couple of beers.

JT, Bob Jones,


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Public Room Group 1971

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Courtesy of Alex Learmont

Alex writes;

This was taken on the Oronsay in May 1971. I cannot remember the name of the public room where it was taken.

L-R:

Bernice Jilley (passenger), Steve Norris, Marilyn Hanna (now Mrs Learmont) and myself.

 

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Birthday Party

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Courtesy of Dai Griffin

That looks like Brian Richardson (Big Ball) just to the right of Pete Smith.

 

Keith Radford has passed on this information;

On the far RHS I would suggest is my old mate Jon Harvey, then moving along to the left, Barry Chilton (Freeza Geeza), Then definitely Doug Cruickshank. The bearded guy standing on the LHS with glass of beer in his hand was a 3rd but I just cannot recall his name.

 

Ken Worsfold’s named the 3rd on the left as Colin Wright and the guy next to Brian Richardson as Kevin O’Connor which has been confirmed by Keith Radford after consultation with Toby Tompkins.

 

Brian Richardson has come up with these names;

L-R:

Colin Wright, Brenny (Brendon O'Donoghue), Pete Smith, me, Bill McCandless, Dougy Cruickshank, Alan Beadall & your old mucker John Cooney (far Right). If I am not mistaken!

 

By George I think he's got it!

 

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Courtesy of Dai Griffin

That’s definitely Speedy on the far right and Ian Brunton next to him. Ken has named one of the others as Roger Marshall but hasn’t told me which one. Dai Griffin assure me that Roger is the one with the squeeze box.

 

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Now Named Pair

Courtesy of Dai Griffin

Dai writes;

That’s Norman ? with the poorly finger and John Roberts on the right.

 

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Engine Room Group 1974

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Courtesy of Dai Griffin

NC = No Cap

Outer ring:  

Brendon O’Donoghue, ??, John (Snoopy) Gray, Simon Hill NC,

Main Ring:  

Roger Davies, Doug Cruikshank (Crankshaft), Bob Dent NC, John Roberts NC, Norman ? NC, Alex Jameson, Jasper Sheedy, John Mcleod (CEO), Brian Richardson, ??, Dai Griffin NC, Taffy Bolton,

Inner Ring: 

Alan McLeod, Dave Ferguson (3rd Eng), Martin Pickles, John Englefield (The Bopper)

Squatting:   

Ian Jennings, Bob MacGilvary (Deceased), Steve Quinnell,

   

Doug Cruikshank, Jasper Sheedy, Dave Ferguson and  Ian Geordie Jennings have kindly been supplied by Martin 'Wilf' Pickles.

   

Alan McLeod has been kindly supplied by Gareth Jones. Gareth adds;

I sailed with Alan on the PP in 75-76. I think he left P&O in 1976. Amazingly, I bumped into him at the Shell refinery in Sydney about ten years ago, at that time he was the Shut Down Manager for the refinery. Equally amazingly not three weeks after we met that first time in fifteen years I saw him again with his kids at a local McDonalds.

  

Aneurin Griffith adds;

Just in front of Brendon is, I think, Bob Dent. At the very top right, no cap, is Simon Hill, and in front of him is John (Snoopy) Gray. At the very front on the right is Splitpin (real name escapes me!) The Chief was John McLeod. 

     

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Port Side Ladies

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Photo & narration courtesy of Keith Radford

I received this photo from Kevin Morgan, now resident in San Francisco. The photo is of the "Port Side Ladies" aboard the SS Oronsay which was an Oceanic Greyhound of 28,000 tons of Rust, Dust and Lust!!! The theme Night was a "Roaring 20's night" and they’re obviously in their Charleston gear. I need some help with identifying some of the ladies, but I’ll give you what I know.

L-R Back:      

Linda Ascott (Hostess), Jacqui Danemann (Disco Dolly), Sally Richards (WAP), Pat Russell (WAP), Sue Solomans (Steiners), Barbara Warwick (Hostess), ??, Daphne Cutler (Children's Hostess).

Front:     

Not absolutely sure but maybe Diane Tolhurst (Nursing sister), Jock LeFevre Captain/Staff Captain (Deceased), ??.

 

Hope there are others in the network that can identify the rest.


Keith adds; 

I would really like to know what happened to Jacqui and also Pat Russell. Pat was Kevin’s (who sent me the photo) wife. When they were married they settled in Aus and Lynne and I used to see them a lot of them, for whatever reason they parted company and divorced many years ago and Pat returned to Europe. Rumour has it she did a Medical degree and is now a Doctor in Switzerland. But that cannot be confirmed as absolute. Lynne and I would love to get in touch with her again.

 

Jacqui was (I believe) the daughter of the Daneman Family of the Daneman Piano Company trading out of London. She was a gorgeous girl (as were ALL the disco dollies). My wife also knew Jacqui very well and our daughter is called Jacqueline Emma.

 

"Sally" Brown was destined to marry one Paul Hudson another of the bronzy Oronsay ginger beers, but don't know if that ever occurred.

 

Sue Solomans was last heard of as an Airline hostess with some airline or other out of the U.K.

 

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Engine Room Group

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Keith Radford  has kindly named this group.

L-R Front:     

Chris Benham, Peter Morgan, Bruce Lindon, ?? Leckie, Syd Appleyard, Keith Radford and Jon Harvey.

Next:      

Colin Maiden, Bill Carr, Kevin Morgan, Dick Stone (sadly now deceased).

Stood:    

George Marsh 2nd, ?? J2, John Sullivan (3rd), Jack Smythe (1st Leckie), Charlie Dodsworth, Barry Chilton (2nd Fridge), Steve Green, Geoff Horan, Pete Smith and (Burglar) Bill Godbold Ch Eng.

Back:      

Graham Tuck, (Manky) Frank Taylor Vent Off and Paul Hudson without the cap.


Keith adds; 

When making notes in the Engine Room logbook, notation had to be made as to whether references were to MFT (Main Feed Tank) or MFT (Manky Frank Taylor). He was an odd bod but had one of the 1st reel to reel video machines that I had ever seen and used to have a tape of Frank Sinatra at the Royal Albert Hall all in glorious Black and White, during a pour out in his cabin my now wife Lynne managed to spill her drink all over his machine … very careless leaving it in such a prominent position!!!!

 

Keith Radford recalls this interesting piece of information;

It came to light on Sunday during the Sydney Reunion that we’re all sporting the old  Orient Line badge on our caps in the above photo. At that time we also used to wear "Whites" like those worn by Rod Kelly in the photo with Peter Stuart. It was some time after that we were issued with a cap badge that sported the P&O house flag that we know so well today. Also at that time all officers had to have the gold rings removed from the arms of their uniforms and have them transferred to shoulder epaulets. Much to our dismay at the time. The only welcome move was to change our "whites" to open neck white shirts with soft epaulets and no tie, white shorts and long white socks with Gold Coast real estate agents shoes. This was welcome relief from Long white trousers with white shirt, black tie and white jacket worn over the top of it. Miller Rayners must have made a fortune out of the changeover at the time.

 

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Engineers 1972

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L-R Front:    

Roger Palmer, George Marsh, (Burglar) Bill Godbold, John Englefield, Peter Stuart.

Mid:       

Geoff Harris, Graham Lyne (Jumbo), Charlie Dodsworth, Steve Green, Geoff Horan, Dave Stillwell, John Fullager, Kevin Morgan, Trevor Lewis, Pat Scullion.

Back:      

Jon Harvey, Keith Radford, Mick McNicholas, Syd Appleyard, Pete Smith, Steve Norris, Colin Maiden, Bruce Lindon.

 

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Engineers 1973

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L-R Back:      

Peter Morgan, Keith Radford, Kevin Morgan (3rd Lecky), Jon Harvey.

3rd Row: 

Colin Wright, Tim Davies (2nd Lecky), Paul Hudson, Geoff Horan, Trevor Finch (3rd Eng).

2nd Row: 

Roger Palmer (1st Lecky), John Thow (3rd Eng), Jeff Connolly (2nd), John McLeod (Chief Eng), Paul Steele, Don Hallam (Deceased), Graham Tuck (4th Eng).

Front:     

Chris Benham, Bruce Lindon, Cam Fortune (Deceased), Willy Carr, Chris Freeman (Mutley)

 

The name in grey has been supplied by Dai Griffin.

 

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4 Engineers

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Courtesy of Keith Radford

Narration by Keith Radford;

Taken on Oronsay in what was the tourist class ballroom (even though it was a 1 class ship) sorry I can't remember the name of the room but it was on "B" deck Aft above the Fife Room which was the Engineers favourite hangout. Probably because it was closest to the accommodation on "C" deck and it was where the "Peaches" used to congregate so was obviously a very popular venue, it also was not far to "wheel in" to the Engineers Alleyway. The rendezvous point used to be the scales in the "C" Deck lobby Aft, the door to the Engineers accommodation just used to be alongside the scales in the lobby!!!!! and was probably one of the most used doors on the ship after hours. Oh happy days!!!

 

Personnel in the photo are;

L-R:       

Dave Hughes (Best Man at my wedding), Don Hallam (Greenie), Doug (Crankshaft) Cruikshank and my good self Keith Radford, when I was much younger and had hair. Since then there has been some removal of top weight and a redistribution of ballast.....so to speak.

 

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Engine Room Group 1971

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Courtesy of Rod Sharpe

All I can tell you to date is that’s Rod Sharpe on the far right and Roy Statham and Ken Otter (sadly on longer with us) is in the shot but I don’t know which they are. Come on guys it’s naming time again.

 

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Engineer’s Choir

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Courtesy of Keith Radford

Oronsay Engineers Choir entertaining the punters on "Pub Night".

L-R:      

Syd Appleyard, Keith Radford, Bruce Lindon, Chris Benham is playing the guitar, John Sullivan is partially obscured behind Chris, George Marsh, Barry Chilton is partially obscured by George, Willy Carr, Kevin Morgan is on the other guitar, Pete Smith, Chuck Tuck, Dave Bannister (Electrician) is partially obscuring Geoff Horan and last but not least is Jon Harvey.

 

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Engineers 1971

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Courtesy of Mike Smith

Back L-R:

Jerry Stangroom (Australian aka Skippy), ??, Kevin Morgan, Steve Blakely, Trevor Finch, Max White, Mick Goulding, Steve Norris (aka Noddy)

Middle L-R:

Rod Clayburn, Colin Maiden, ??, Mike Smith, ??, Pete Mitchell, Charlie Dodsworth, Peter Sara, Jumbo, John Sullivan.

Front L-R:

Roger Palmer (1st Electrician), Jeff Connolly, Dave Twining (Chief Eng), Bill Godbold, John Englefield, Peter Stuart (aka Tassie).

 

Kevin Morgan and Roger Palmer have been kindly named by Keith Radford.

 

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Captains Cocktail Party

Courtesy of Keith Radford

On the left is Keith Radford with a lovely passenger named Betty M. Cunningham who unofficially adopted Keith as her English son and on the right is the great man himself, Peter Stuart.

 

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Chris Jordan's memories of 1967

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Courtesy of Chris Jordan

L-R:

Chris Jordan (JAP), Barbara Emory (WAP), Bob Herman (JAP)


Note the obligatory yellow perils!

 

Courtesy of Chris Jordan

L-R:

Bob Herman (JAP), Ian Hunter (Cadet Purser), Chris Jordan (JAP) and John Marshall (4/E)

 

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Courtesy of Chris Jordan

L-R:

Brian Debney (2nd Eng), Chris Jordan (AP) and Bob Herman (AP) at an old-time music hall in Sydney.

  

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Courtesy of Chris Jordan

Chris Curran (4th. Officer), a good friend. Couldn't find him a parrot so a kitten had to do!

 

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Courtesy of Chris Jordan

L-R:

Ian Henchoz (SAP), ?? (Ents Off), ?? (P&O Australia Office staff), Chris Jordan (AP).

 

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Christmas Carols 1974

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Courtesy of Lyn Thompson

L-R

Back Row:

?? (WAP), Tony ? (Surgeon), ??, ??, Sean Faulkner, Simon West, no face (I think it is Ion Ackland), ??

Front Row:

Yvonne Coard, ??, ??, ??, John Gentry, Phil Prescott (AP)

 

Thanks to Pauline Miller for naming Phil Prescott.

 

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Cabin Pour Out

Courtesy of Kevin Morgan – Named by Keith Radford

L-R:      

Very bottom corner is the left eye of Cameron Fortune, sadly no longer with us. Chris Freeman then possibly Yvonne Coard. Paul Hudson, Sally Richards and finally Sue Solomon (Steiners).

 

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The Black Gang

This is another gem from Kevin Morgan although he attributes it to Pete Smith. He’s called it "The Black Gang" which is quite appropriate.

L-R:       

Barry Chilton, Steve Green, Paul Hudson, Jon Harvey and in front Pete Smith.


Kevin adds; 

Suffice to say it looks as if they’ve been working up the funnel on the ships whistle or some other sooty/shitty place. It was "Harve" that coined the term "Carbon Arse" for the horrible rash you got from where sweat mixed with the Sulphur in the soot and you broke out in a horrible red rash. Pretty accurate really!!!! The shot is taken in the engineers Mess onboard the Oronsay and they’re obviously enjoying a cold yellow peril before getting cleaned up and hitting the passenger decks.

 

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Crew Change Flight Darwin 1974 

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Courtesy of Dai Griffin

Dai writes;

This is a crew change flight from the UK to Sydney. The above shot was taken during a refuel leg stretch stop in Darwin. I believe that's Don Hallam, Chris Benham and Jon Harvey in that lot with a WAP and the baker at the front of the queue. Is the girl with her back to camera the new disco dolly? 

 

Keith Radford suggests that from the tarmac and up the steps the guys are, Norman Geehan (with P & O beach bag), Bill Carr, Chris Benham, Paul Hudson, and finally in the pale pink shirt and tie is Jon (Harve) Harvey. Stella Rowe is the girl with the blue suitcase looking back at the Plane which was chartered from Freddy Laker's Airline.

 

Kevin O'Connor is pretty sure the girl nearest the camera with the red hair is Carol Brown (WAP).

 

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Music Hall 

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Courtesy of Chris Benham, narration by Keith Radford

L-R:      

Norman Geehan (Eng), Unknown, Colin Maiden (Greenie), Kevin Morgan (Greenie) showing a fine leg with tan line, I think Chris Dale (Cadet Purser), Sheila Tattershall (WAP), Chris Benham (Eng) and Pat Cleverley (WAP). 

 

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Courtesy of Chris Benham, narration by Keith Radford

Above is the complete cast.

L-R Back:      

Chris Benham (Eng), Kevin Morgan (Greenie), Unknown, I Think Chris Davies (JAP), Unknown, Liz Trainor (Chilly Ho), Colin Maiden (Greenie), Unknown, Beverley ? (Steiners), Norman Geehan (Eng), Unknown Deck officer, Tony Pompa (Pianist), Staff Capt Phil Jackson. 

Centre:    

Sheila Tattershall (WAP), Ken Price (Ent Off), Di Tolhurst (Nursing Sister), Graham Tuck, Unknown. 

Front:     

Rosie East (Disco Dolly), Unknown, Pat Cleverley (WAP), ? Newman (Jnr 2nd Eng), I think Chris Dale (Purser Cadet), Margaret Collins-Williams, Unknown, Barbara Warwick (Ent Hostess), and finally with the orange mushroom on her head Wendy ? (Steiners).

 

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Courtesy of Chris Benham, narration by Keith Radford

Above shows very few people that I can identify but those that I can are far RHS John Thow, 3rd from the right is Chris Benham, 5th from the right with trident is Phil Adkins and behind him I would suggest is Mick Downie. In front of Phil having his left breast cupped by Sue Solomans (Steiners) is Jimmy Dene.

 

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Courtesy of Chris Benham, narration by Keith Radford

Chris as Bertram.

 

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John Thow as Bertram.

 

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Heckler.

 

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Music Hall Programme

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Courtesy of Keith Radford

 

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Race Meeting Programme Sunday 28th January 1973

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Courtesy of Keith Radford

 

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Run Ashore, Singapore 1975

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Courtesy of Brian Richardson

L-R Back:

Steve Disberry, John Cooney, Brendon O'Donoghue, Brian
Richardson.

Front:

Steve Frost, Bill McCandless, Alan Beadall, John Speed.

 

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Ship's Company 1975

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Courtesy of Brian Richardson

Brian is back row 3rd from the left.

 

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Steiner's Girls 1972

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Courtesy of Keith Radford 

Keith writes;

Another couple of photos that I just received from Kay Eley, was James back when they were taken in 1972.


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On the left is Kay and the other girl is Sue Solomon who obviously was another Steiners girl.

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Engineers Catching Rays

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Courtesy of Keith Radford

Here's a group of hard working engineers catching a few rays at the aft pool aboard Oronsay, they are 

L-R 

Kevin Morgan (Elect Officer), Peter Morgan (Elect Officer), Dave Bannister (Elect Officer), John Sullivan (3rd Eng Officer) 

 

Note the obligatory cold beers in all hands.

 

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Island Night 2

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Courtesy of Keith Radford

L-R 

Paul Hudson (Eng Officer), Steve Green (Eng Officer), Geoff Galan (aka Sir John) (Ship's Surgeon).

 

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Island Night Disco in full swing on the Aft Deck. 

 

Courtesy of Keith Radford

Keith recalls;

Another Island Night shot with the "ladies of the sea" doing the Huki Lau. The girl in the polka-dot bikini top is Sue Solomon (Steiners), In the Yellow Bikini is the gorgeous Jacqui Danemann (Disco Dolly). In front of Sue Solomon is Barbara Warwick (Ent Hostess) and in the foreground wearing the red grass skirt and black bikini top is Pat Russell. I'm afraid I can't put names to the remaining 2 ladies.

 

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2 Steiners Hairdressers on Island Night

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Courtesy of Keith Radford

Keith writes;

Wendy and Beverley were more often called "Bendy and Swivelly". I can see I should have spent more time at the Hairdressers :) 

 

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Tug O War

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Courtesy of Keith Radford

L-R 

Bill Carr, the late Cam Fortune, Chris Benham, coaching in the blue baseball cap is Rory Ferguson. 

 

This was the "Mickey Mouse Team" which consisted of the smallest group of Engineers on the ship, other members were Keith Radford and Jon Harvey and possibly one other but Keith's memory fails him.

 

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Fish & Chip Lunch

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Courtesy of Keith Radford

Keith writes;

Captain's deck for a Fish and Chip lunch. The group on the left consists of Margaret Collins-Williams (Maggie with 2 dads) Colin Maiden in the string vest and Peter Morgan. In the left foreground is Chilly Ho Liz Trainor. The group at the rear consists of Steve Green partially obscuring Jon Harvey and with the red beard Steve Hunt. The group in the centre of the shot shows Bruce Lindon, Geoff Horan and Paul Hudson and behind them is Bill Carr and the late Dick Stone. The person who you can see the back of with fish and chip bag in his right hand is George Marsh (2nd Eng).

 

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This is virtually the same shot but with the addition of Syd Appleyard at the rear and to the left of Maggie with 2 dads is Chris Davies a member of the Pursers Dept.

 

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Pourout Invitations

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Courtesy of Keith Radford

 

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Cabin Drinks 1968

Courtesy of Nigel Taylor

Nigel writes;

These 2 pictures were taken on Oronsay 1968. Jim O'Coner back left, Don Askew bottom left, Nigel Taylor (with beard ) & Brian Debney ? then mind goes blank.

 

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Captains Cocktail Party 71

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Courtesy of Alex Learmont

This photo was taken in one of the public rooms, sometime in June 1971.

L-R Back:

Charlie Dodsworth (Lecky), Colin Maiden (Jnr Lecky).

L-R Front:

Linda ? (Pax), Marilyn Hanna (now Mrs Learmont) and Anne ? (Pax).

 

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These photos were taken at the Captain's Cocktail Party in June 1971.
L-R:

Frank ? (Pax), Jean ? (Pax), Charlie Dodsworth (Lecky), Marilyn Hanna (now Mrs Learmont), and Ruby (Pax). The passenger at the edge of the photo is unknown.

 

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Alex and Marilyn Hanna (now Mrs Learmont).

  

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Island Night 3

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Courtesy of Graham Tuck

You can't miss the late great Peter Stuart (aka Tassie) sitting with the girls. I rather fancy the gorgeous babe front row second from the right ... yum!

 

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Island Night 1975

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Courtesy of Brian Richardson

Island Night on Oronsay 1975.
L-R Back Row:

Roger Davies, ?? (WAP), Steve Quinell, Dougi ?, Brian Richardson, Ian Brunton.

L-R Front Row:

Brendon O'Donoghue (Deceased), Ian Jennings, Punter.

 

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Bunny Girls

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Courtesy of Graham Tuck

Very nice!

L-R:

Elspeth ? (WAP), Trish Traynor (Chilly Ho), Rosi East (Disco Dolly), Wendy ? (Steiner's), Sonja Walker (Steiner's)

 

Harbo adds;

The lovely lady in the middle is Rosi East, who married Billy Hygate (guest ent, who became cruise director). I did my lifeboat ticket with Rosie during a very cold January in Southampton (1975). George McHugh was also on the course. Then I sailed with them both on the old Sun Princess. (my first ship after Nevasa). Rosie left to become PA to none other than Patrick Swayze.

 

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L-R

Wendy, Charlie Dodsworth (2/Lecky), Sonja Walker.

 

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L-R:

Trish Traynor, Wendy, Tony Martin (Cruise Director), Sonja Walker.

 

Tony was kindly named by Jeannie Applegate Nemeth.


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Keith writes;

On the far left is Barbara Warwick (Social Hostess), ?? (Unknown), Rosie East (Disco Dolly).

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and adds;

On the far left is Kay Eley (was James then) who was Steiners then Barbara Warwick and then the same unknown lady.


Can anyone name the unknown lady? 


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Engineers Various

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Courtesy of Graham Tuck

 

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Graham Tuck (Chuck), Geoff Horan and Paul Hudson. Glacier Bay ‘73.

 

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Courtesy of Graham Tuck

 

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Geoff Horan has kindly added the following;

I remember these ‘fishing trips’ well. In the photo are Rafe the naïf, one of the best deck officers afloat, Sid Appleyard, who pulled more older ladies than any other, Kev Morgan, song smith and electrician extraordinaire, Chuck Tuck, who could attract a woman just by looking at her, John Sullivan, the crazy 3/E, and myself. On top of the boat is a Radio Officer, whose name escapes me. He, for some reason had the idea we were going fishing. Obviously didn’t know us that well. Can't remember who took the photo, but it would have been either Bruce Lindon, Steve Green, or Paul Hudson, all of who were regulars on those Alaskan Odysseys.
 

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