Roy Gerstner

My thanks to Dave Meare who has passed this news along. The London Spendour III was one of the last ‘new’ Suex-Max tankers built for LOF1996 built by Mitsui Japan. Hi Roy, I’d had a wearying day today, when just half an hour ago I decided to have a break […]

London Spendour III Breaker Yard

Noris Jackson was employed by LOF for some 44 years, starting as a Junior Engineer and eventually becoming a director of LOF.Monday 08th April 2024 a memorial service was held in his home village of South Carlton near Lincoln. Myself along with Rod Wilkinson, Bob & Sue Blake, Don Dunlop, […]

End of an Era – Farewell Memorial Noris Jackson

On this day – April 09th the tragic accident of the London Valour took place just outside GenoaItaly. The people of Genoa hold a memorial service every year in commemoration of the event.As far as I am aware there is only one surviving member (Officer) still alive.

Anniversary – Loss of the London Valour

Simon informs :- We will be having a memorial service for Dad at South Carlton Church on the 8th April. Time to be confirmed but I think it will be at 11:00 or 11:30 with a reception in Burton Club afterwards. RG note :- I think there is only one […]

Update Arrangements For Norris Jackson

Recently, had a good conversation with John Peters, who did his apprentiship with LOF and came through the ranksto become Master. John and wife Julia are keeping well, John is still a ‘Gentleman Farmer’. Spoke with Keith Cederholm who had about 20 years as 2nd Officer and Chief Officer. Keith […]

All Quiet……

July 11th 2007 our friend and shipmate Tom March departed from us.All who sailed with Tom – remembers him with affection and happiness.RIP – your friends and shipmates.

In Memoriam