Tantallon Castle (3)


TANTALLON CASTLE (3) was built in 1954 by Harland & Wolff at Belfast with a tonnage of 7448grt, a length of 494ft 6in, a beam of 65ft 10in and a service speed of 16 knots.

She was launched on 22nd October 1953 and entered service in 1954 on the South Africa - USA/UK service.

After 17 years service she was, in October 1971, sold to Aria Shipping Company of Famagusta, and renamed Aris II and in 1972 her name became Aris.

In August 1978 she arrived at Aioi in Japan for breaking up by Ishikajima Kogyo K.K.

A Collection of Beards - 1962

Review - April 1963

Christmas - 1967

Tantallon Castle Christmas 1967


Serving the Catering Crew

Holding the tray  Chris Isaac 3/O  to the left  Colin Dubber 4th Engineer.

Seated at head of table  Chief Cook Arthur Goring

First Time in Southampton - February 1963

Loading a 50 ton tank at Southampton in February

Tantallon

Castle

Left London

12 October

For E Africa

Master

G E Matthews

Chief Officer

M J Zugg

Second Officer

W A Codrington

Third Officer

B R Watt

Cadets

J B Peare

B C Preece

M Williams

G M Brown

D J Brunskill

Radio Officer

C Connor

Carpenter

D R Bates

Bosun

E J Guest

Chief Engineer

R F Crook

Second Engineer

A T Anderson

Jnr Second Engineer

J P Rice

Third Engineer

J E Robertson

Fourth Engineer

D A Plested

Junior Engineer

G D Mostert

J R Curwen

J N Cocker

Electrician

H D Overton

ER Storekeeper

J McEvoy

Purser/Catering Officer

K P Green

U-C Cargo Service

Tantallon

Castle

Left London

3 February

For E Africa

Master

W R Carr

Chief Officer

M J Zugg

Second Officer

W A Codrington

Third Officer

D E Wiles

Cadets

J B Pearce

I Harris

B C Preece

Radio Officer

J Sutherland

Carpenter

D R F Bates

Bosun

E J Guest

Chief Engineer

R F Crook

Second Engineer

G P Stone

Jnr Second Engineer

J P Price

Third Engineer

J E Robertson

Fourth Engineer

D A Plested

Junior Engineer

J N Cocker

J B Curwen

W Arnell

Electrician

H D Overton

ER Storekeeper

W T Murphy

Purser/Catering Officer

T Williams

Tantallon

Castle

Left London

16 December

For E Africa

Master

S Hay

Chief Officer

G Brice

Second Officer

A Ireland

Third Officer

C N Isaac

Radio Officer

E Gorton

Carpenter

R Page

Bosun

R Black

Chief Engineer

T Gallagher

Second Engineer

A Smith

Jnr Second Engineer

J Donaghy

Third Engineer

J Christopherson

Fourth Engineer

C Dubber

Junior Engineer

P Olivier

A Wilson

Engineer Cadets

C Gant

Electrician

M Boyland

ERS

F Page

Purser/Catering Officer

S Pim

Chief Cook

A Goring

Second Steward

A Garrood

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