Gwyn Pritchard

Gwyn Pritchard from Llithfaen, was in the Merchant Navy as a deck hand from 1947 till the end of 1974, he sailed on 35 ships with 21 different companies, and the list below was gleaned from his Discharge Book.

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Blue Funnel Line,

M/V Telemachus 15-9-47 to 9-2-49 (first trip)

S/S Mentor 13-4-49 to 14-2-50

Athel Line,

M/V Athelcrown, 31-3-50 to 6-9-50

 

Houlder Bros,

S/S Barton Grange, 25-9-50 to 6-5-51

 

 

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Elder Dempser Line,

M/V Tarkwa, 29-5-51 to 15-1-52

M/V Freetown, 20-10-52 to 22-8-53

Royal Mail Line,

M/V Potaro, 12-2-52 to 8-6-52

 

T & J Harrison (Liverpool)

S/S Senator, 20-6-52 to 3-10-52

 

 

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Blue Star Line,

M/V Timaru Star, 2-9-53 to 17-1-54

S/S Tacoma Star, 14-2-54 to 19-6-54

M/V Freemantle Star, 25-3-56 to 27-10-56

British Tanker Company (B.P.)

M/V British Baron, 29-6-54 to 1-12-54

S/S British Merchant, 3-10-61 to 19-11-61

 

Princ Line,

M/V Welsh Prince, 6-12-54 to 13-8-55

 

 

 

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Eagle Oil Tanker Company,

M/V San Vulfrano, 9-9-55 to 1-12-55

M/V San Veronico 26-4-61 to 6-6-61

 

 

Shell Tankers,

S/S Fragum, 15-12-55 to 15-1-56

M/S Latirus, 23-1-56 to 28-2-56

M/S Amoria, 17-11-73 to 19-12-73

S.T.S Hinea, 17-5-74 to 11-12-74 (last trip)

Elders & Fyffes,

S/S Tortuguero, 10-03-56 to 14-4-56

 

 

 

 

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Esso Tanker Company,

S/S Lucky Star* 28-11-56 to 19-3-57

M/V Esso Plymouth, 6-6-59 to 19-11-59

S/S Esso Coventry 15-12-61 to 25-6-62

* Panamanian Flag

Hogarth (Baron Boat)

Baron Glenconner 23-12-58 to 26-3-59

 

 

 

Manchester Liners,

S/S Manchester Progress, 1-5-59 to 2-6-59

S/S Manchester City, 14-2-61 to 21-4-61

S/S Manchester Merchant, 3-8-62 to 1-9-62

S/S Manchester Mariner, 17-5-63 to 4-8-63

 

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Unknown,

M/V Caxton, 24-12-59 to 30-1-61

Furness Withy,

S/S Pacific Envoy, 7-6-61 to 9-9-61

Sir William Reardon Smith

M/V Fresno City, 6-9-62 to 20-2-63

 

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Buries Markes,

M/V La Colina, 11-4-63 to 11-5-63

Denholm Ship Management,

M/V Craigallian 27-11-70 to 14-3-71

United Baltic Corporation

M/V Baltic Viking 2-1-74 to 20-2-74

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His Ships Photographs Collection

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Many thanks to Gwyn for lending us his Discharge Book

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