Go Back   Shipping History > Shipping Discussion > Shipping Lines > Elders & Fyffes

Banana Boats

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #26  
Old 2nd May 2018, 23:03
Howardang England Howardang is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: Welton, East Yorkshire
Posts: 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by John Rogers View Post
I guess containers put a stop to the free whisky.
I worked on the Cunard cargo ships taking regular cargoes of scotch from Glasgow to the US East Coast, in the days just before specialised container ship sterted. On one voyage, with containers stowed in the Tween decks, there was one which was found to be empty upon unloading in New York despite it being sealed and stowed with the doors blocked off by other containers. On another trip, a full container went missing from the Pier and I don't think it was ever found.

Howard

Last edited by Howardang; 4th May 2018 at 09:29.
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 3rd May 2018, 20:36
Dartskipper's Avatar
Dartskipper United Kingdom Dartskipper is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: Paignton. Devon.
Posts: 1,051
Images: 145
Some brands of Scotch whisky are still very hard to find in the UK. Now I know where they all disappeared!
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 14th April 2021, 17:41
Eddie England Eddie is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2020
Location: Ringwood hants
Posts: 5
sailed on 3 Ts ,2 Cs, 5Ms,2 Rs some a couple of times in 11 years before going to Salen,and C.P..Great days..EDDIE
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 19:05.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.