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Jim Bradys Memories

Jim was an engineer with P&O and sailed on Cathay, Orsova, Uganda and Canberra between about 1969 to 1975 to my knowledge and this is Jim's memories of that time.

 

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1969 ss Cathay. 

My first P&O ship. 

L-R:

Dawn Hamer (aka Colombo), Hazel ? (aka Hong Kong), Barry ? (JEng), Jim Brady (JEng).

 

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1969 ss Cathay.

Dawn Hamer on the right with unknown passenger and myself.

 

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1972 Canberra.

Ah! .. well!.. sometimes I got lucky! 

 

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1972 Cricketer's Tavern.

 

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1972 Canberra.

Crossing the Line.

 

1972 Canberra.

Crossing the Line.

 

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1972 Canberra.

Right on the Equator.

 

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1972 Canberra.

Crossing the Line.

 

1972 Canberra.

Crossing the Line, No quarter given.

 

1972 Canberra.

Crossing the Line, after the ducking. Fortunately I'd been well anaesthetized with crew rum.

 

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1973 Chris Curran.

 

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Canberra Smokin'.

 

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1973 Orsova.

L-R:

Jim Brady (3EO), ?? (JEng), Lyn Webster, ?? (JEng), James McIntosh (4O). 

 

Lyn and James were married in 1974 but sadly, James died in a car crash in 1977 or 1978.

 

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1974 Uganda.

 

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1974 Uganda.

L-R:

Dai Thomas (Lecky), Jim Brady (J2EO), Roger Marshall (2EO), John Barclay (4EO), ?? (Cadet).

 

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1974 Uganda.

Andy Browne (RO) and Jim.

 

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1974 Uganda.

Casino night.

 

Jim with some punters.

 

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1974 Uganda. 

Me and my table.

 

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1975 Uganda ... officers' bar (as I recall, it wasn't called the Wardroom). 

L-R:

Bernie Warner, PE girl, Richard Tyzack, PE girl, ?? (Cadet), ?? (Banker), Jim Brady, Louise ? (WAP), Andre ?.

 

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1975 Uganda.

L-R: 

Ron Dunford, Barbara ? (Ass Mat), Jim Brady, ?? (Ass Mat), Andre ? (Ch Off), ?? (Purser)

 

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Lunch ashore in Cape Town.

 

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There's just nothing you can say about this photo.

 

Great photos Jim, to contact Jim go back to his seadog listing here.

 

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