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Alanís Memories of 26 Years at Sea 

Alan Mackenzie has made a huge contributed to this site with over 200 photos and a 6378 word essay about his amazing 26 year career. Brilliant stuff, thanks Alan. To reduce the loading time Iíve split it all up into 9 separate pages listed under the ships that Alan sailed on.

 

All the narration with each photo is from Alan.


Iberia (Pre Sea Daze 1967)

ss Oronsay (1973-1975)

ss Canberra (1976-1985)

ss Canberra (1985-1996)

ss Canberra (Additions)

ss Oriana (1977-1982)

Sea Princess (1979-1983)

ss Uganda (1980)

Sun Princess (1980)

Island Princess (1982)

Royal Princess (1984-1985)

mv Oriana (1995)

Victoria (1997-2002)

mv Arcadia (2001-2002)

Sea Story

 

Royal Princess 1984-1985

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27.10.84 

Bow view of RP at fitting-out berth, Helsinki. 

 

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27.10.84 

Royal Princess alongside fitting-out berth, Helsinki (on a rare sunny day!). 

 

Oct.84   

Self 1/Electronics Officer in Radio Office. Note Wartsila boiler suit!

 

15.11.84 

Naming Day, Southampton. The late Princess Diana with Captain John Young and Pakistani crew in Pathan dress uniforms. That's Bernie Warner just behind the Princess.

 

Paul Carney adds;

The Pakistani CPO on the right of Bernie Warner in the picture was Adam Khan. I actually did the maiden voyage on her as 3rd Eng maintenance and also the last voyage named as the Royal as Chief Eng in 2005. 

 

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15.11.84

Princess Diana and Captain John Young. 

 

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15.02.85

Self, posing in the Radio Office! 

 

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15.02.85 

Mike Barrie 2/O doing his best to scare me! 

 

16.03.85  

L-R:       

Dave Harris 2/Elect, Chris Lund 2/Elect, Self  1/Elect. 

 

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17.05.85 

"Pirates of the Caribbean" party. Colin Gellatley 3/E/O (back to camera) and Mark Allen 2/Electronics in a fight to the death! 

 

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17.05.85 

Think Colin is the victor! 

 

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17.05.85

The girls are Trish & Jenny N/Sisters, with Colin 3/E/O, Mark 2/Elec, plus one other lad I can't remember.

 

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20.05.85 

Chris Lund 2/Electronics in Radio Office. 

 

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23.05.85 

Royal Princess anchored at Cabo san Lucas.

 

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