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Items from 1937 “On Deck”

Vol2 No1 Fins

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The Good Old Days

Photo by Whites Aviation of Auckland waterfront on 22 September 1953 At Princes :- TOFUA, HAURAKI, HORORATA, WAINUI At Queens :- SUEVIC, KAWAROA, TAMAROA At Captain Cook :- PORT AUCKLAND, WANGANELLA At Kings :- TURIHAUA, WELLINGTON STAR, VILJA, KATUI At … Continue reading

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Annual Dinner August 1937

¬†Rollicking sea chanties sung as only men of thc sea can sing them provided a happy atmosphere for the ninth annual dinner of the New Zealand Company of Master Mariners held at the St. George Hotel on Saturday night. The … Continue reading

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Auckland Meeting Minutes October 1937

A meeting of the Auckland Section of the New Zealand Company of Master Mariners was held on 20 October 1937. The members present were : Captains H H Sargeant, G E Fox, A Davies, A N Jenkyns, A J Inman, … Continue reading

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War Service

From “On Deck” May 1945 News has now been received that the Union Company’s well-known liner Monowai¬† was in the forefront of the landing of Allied troops in Normandy on D-Day on June 5 last year. Her participation in the … Continue reading

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Training Ship Problems

From “On Deck” May 1938 To the Editor: Sir,- In the last issue of “On Deck” I read with interest the letter published on a Training Ship for New Zealand by W.S.T., and apparently the N.Z Company of Master Mariners … Continue reading

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Honours for Members

From On Deck June 1953 A member and member of the committee, Commander G.H.Edwards, R.D., R.N.Z.N.R., was appointed early this year Honorary Naval Aide-de-Camp to His Excellency the Governor-General, Sir Willoughby Norrie, G.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O., M.C. This is the first … Continue reading

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On Deck August 1957

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On Deck June 1952

OBITUARY –¬† CAPTAIN A. McINTOSH Captain A. Mclntosh, Marine Superintendent of the Shaw Savill and Albion Company, died in the Wellington Hospital last January. Captain Mclntosh, who was one of the keenest supporters of the Company, served his time with … Continue reading

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