John Tunstall

RNR

First ship Kenya Castle. Spent 4 seasons cruising in the Southern Hemisphere on the Reina del MAR.

Did the last voyages on the Cape Town, Stirling and Athlone Castles.  

On several ships I served on we had passengers jump/fall overboard and be rescued after several hours, rescued crew from a sinking ship and had many stowaways.

I was on the Transvaal and Pretoria Castles when the hand over to SAFMARINE took place in Cape Town.

I was an RNR Lt during my last 6 years at sea.

I was with Union Castle from 1963 to 1974 in the Purser’s dept. I started on the Kenya Castle as Purser’s Clerk and finished on the S.A. Oranje as Purser. I spent 4 years on the Reina del Mar and did the last voyages on the Athlone, Sterling and Cape Town Castles. 

With help of Mike Morley I put together 2 Reunions here in Cape Town in 1990 and again 1999/2000.  

Congratulations on a great web site.

Regards John

John Tunstall

Risk Management Consultant

Member of SASA (S.A.Security Assoc)

Executive Secretary to CAMPROSA

(Campus Protection Society of Southern Africa)

Box 1254

Hermanus

7200


John in 2014

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