8 thoughts on “………….M.V. LAURELBANK

  1. Married the Laurelbank’s 2nd Mate,Andrew Lees in Auckland 27th May 1975 and sailed from Napier to Copenhagen on her.Captain Jeff Tully.Also sailed with my husband on the Gowanbank (Captain Pete Ireland).Birchbank (Captain Austin Hall)Marabank (on the trip where she was sold in Cochin)Beaverbank (Captain Lewis Wigham) Anna Lees


    1. Remember the day you got married to Andy! Can not believe that it is nearly 45 years ago!! It was my last trip as 3rd Mate on a Bank Line vessel, but joined UBC/ MacAnndrews 2 months after leaving the Laurel in Rotterdam.


  2. On board at Doxford Pallion Yard Sunderland in August 1963 . My dad Capt. R J Owen took her over from the yard and to sea as a Bank Line ship


    1. Hallo David, Thanks for the interesting information. He would have probably known some of my contacts including Healey Martin who was a long time Bank Line Master.


  3. Ray Smith was Radio Officer on her 1970 1971. Capt Colin Creasey, 2nd mate Alistair McKay Cheng S.Kumar, chippy TamA Chang lecky James Bailey. 17 month trip started in Hull ended in Antwerp


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