Yearly archives: 2022

It is now some 25 years since our shipping company was sold – November/December 1997.How time has passed on, many of our shipmates have died in that 25 years, most we are told about andin many cases I and many others try a pay a tribute by attending or sending […]

A Merry Christmas & Healthy New Year

This was taken around September/October 1970……As to the second one, this was on the beach at Cape Lopez fifty miles South of the Equator, taken around the same time…. L – R Harry Pearson C/E, William Skornick 5/E, Q? Deck Cadet, Brian Blackshaw 2/E, Andy Sinclair 3/O, Lance Dargue Electrician, […]

Happy Times From Phil Loades (Ex Jnr/Eng)

In serious need of some R&R…. Connie and I had a nice week away in Jersey last week.Some 40 years since we last visited….(On a Motorbike) – all very good, however everything is much more expensive thanhere on the mainland. Whilst there we met up on several occasions with one […]

A Good Meet Up With Jonathan P

Brian John BLACKSHAW Passed away peacefully at Stubby Leas Care Home on 13th August 2022, aged 88 years.Most precious and loved husband of Marion ‘Trish’. Father of David, Gavin and Peter, much loved grandfather of Beverley, Abigayle, Daniel, Brian-Conner and Charlotte.Brian’s lovely smile and twinkling eyes will be missed by […]

Brian Blackshaw Update

My thanks to Don Dunlop, who informs that Brian Blackshaw has passed away.I have no other details at present and will try to find out more in the next couple of days.I sailed with Brian both terms pre-redundancy and again post redundancy.I and many sailed with both Brian and his […]

Obituary – Brian Blackshaw 2nd/Eng