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1957 to 1975
|02/22/2021 - 16:07||Robert Ian Fletcher||
I sailed on Hanetia in 1969 as Junior Engineer, we had a major engine room incident sailing from Singapore to India when we lost all Lube oil to main turbines due to a blackout,. Is there any one on this site that can remember this.
|01/13/2017 - 17:07||Anthony Goldthorpe||
Ran from Curacao to east coast of USA across the Cuban blockade.Had some interesting morning calls from the US navy.
|01/10/2015 - 11:44||David Brook||
Joined the HANETIA new in Middlesbrough loaded in Rotterdam for Curacao then back loaded there, Bullen Bay and Cardon for Gibraltar - Suez - Port Sudan - Massawa - Karachi - Colombo - finally dropping off the last of the cargo at Budge Budge - then Bukom where I paid off to join the NORTHIA.
My diary tells me that the 2nd Mate was not the nicest of persons to know (a common view amongst most of the crew).
I re-joined her again the following year, again in Middlesbrough but did not sail on her as was transferred to the LATIA working on the Italian Coast.
|01/18/2012 - 12:20||Brian Ansell||
I was flown out to Singapore (first time flier), the "ship" was delayed in Japan which meant I had Two weeks in Singapore with little money but a good adventure, joined the "ship" on xmas day night then had a very interesting four months on the Vietnam run.Then into dry-dock at Keppel Harbour staying in Connel House for two weeks (not good for the wallet) then off to India, Goa (before the tourists had even heard of it)Bombay and Calcutta (Budge Budge) then to the "Gulf" and back to Singapore to pay off.Hard work but wonderful experience
|03/05/2011 - 13:48||Chris Johnson||
My first trip to sea.Stayed at The Avila Beach Hotel in Curacao 9.10.70.Went swimming at Bullen Bay.Captain was Henry Third.Signed off in Curacao 8.4.71.Basic training or induction course done in Plymouth.
|12/09/2009 - 00:18||Alan Green||
Flew out to Singapore October 1969 to wait for the Hanetia to arrive. We stayed at Connell House,an old collonial hotel. I think we were there about a week or so, great place!! The older lads introduced me to the delights of Boogy Street, with all it's charms. Ha Ha. I remember there was another catering boy (think he was from Yorkshire), we had a good laugh with the local ladies.Anyway the Hanetia docked and we joined it on the 30th October 1969. I can't remember where we went first but I know we were in Viet-nam over Christmas and New year 1969. Great time and double pay!!!
|09/13/2009 - 03:58||Len Mazza||
Joined Faslane 3 1 66 paid off 10/4/67,MARSDEN POINT N.Z
|09/13/2009 - 03:43||Len Mazza||
Joined at faslane 3/i/66. paid off Whangarei N.Z,10/4/67.