Hello, Mike Finding here I am the one guilty of starting up the Dunera website you are looking at now! Many thanks for visiting and it has really been an eyeopener to see how many people knew the Dunera from … Read More Here!
Hello to you all I just wanted to draw attention to a comment and ask for anyone to see if they know any information that could help?? This is a totally different Dunera tour – in late September 1961 with … Read More Here!
For ALL fans of the music of Phil Collins! After 13 months of planning and rehearsals the day finally arrived for our opening night at the Tivoli Theatre, in Wimborne, Dorset. Being the home of the show for the past … Read More Here!
TOTALLY off topic for the Dunera site, BUT: Just in case there are any of you who like the music of Phil Collins – our 2016 UK show is growing to 70 theatres! Could be coming your way and if … Read More Here!
I’ve just found amongst my things the magazine ARGO which was the Journal of the Surrey Education Cruitce to Italy, Jugoslavia and Greece. My mother was a teacher accompanying a group from Pelham Girls School, Wimbledon. I was at Kingston … Read More Here!
1/11/05…..can anyone add to this post from: Contacts from folk on Dunera 1951-1960 … John (Sandy) Catanach I sailed on MS Dunera in November 1960 as a member of the 1st Battalion, Queen’s Royal Surrey Regiment. We were an advance … Read More Here!
Ms E Quinton has a question – can anyone help please? (email address supplied) Are you able to confirm for me that the Dunera was in dry dock in Glasgow around late 1944-45. My father was an officer on the … Read More Here!
We’ve just been asked a question by Mr K Parkinson (email supplied) and he is looking for some help. Can anyone answer this please? Do you know where I can get passenger lists for the 1950’s when ship was used … Read More Here!
Posted on behalf of John Cannan at the Ramsey Heritage Centre Many thanks for the information John Mike Thank you for your reply on the website. I am particularly interested in the “special” internees who were interned for as period … Read More Here!
Hi guys Does anyone else remember the 1966 (?) trip to Oslo, Copenhagen and Heligoland? We sailed from Tilbuty, I think, and had a very rough crossing to Oslo. From memory… In Oslo we visited the Gustav Vigeland gardens, the … Read More Here!
Hello! I have just read a posting from Derek Elwell, Pennant Hills, Australia about his father being transported from Liverpool to Canada on the SS Ettrick. My father was also classified as an enemy alien and deported on that ship … Read More Here!
I was on this cruise in 1967 and our school party became friendly with a group of girls from The Friary School, Lichfield. Does anyone know what became of WENDY CASHMORE? Anyone else on the Dunera Mediterranean Cruise 1967 Editor … Read More Here!
My 24-year old mum (now 92) was pregnant and I was 4. On our trip Southampton – Singapore we were berthed on G-deck in the depths of Dunera. From my mums memoirs: “……The days seemed long and I had to … Read More Here!
Hello, I’m searching for information regarding the bell from the Dunera. My father was a graphic designer for British India and when the Dunera was scrapped he designed a stand for the bell so that it could be erected at … Read More Here!
I would just like to thank everyone who has contributed to the Dunera web site and adding great detail for others to read about. I would encourage anyone who wishes to make a post to register and do so. All … Read More Here!
I remember visiting Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki and Leningrad alongside a dormitory full of Ystalyfera Grammar School pupils plus the Head A B Daniel and his wife Bunty and quite a few females from YGS. Fond memories of the Dave Clarke … Read More Here!
When was the first Dunera school cruise from the UK ? Has anyone got a ships log ? I travelled to Guernsey, Lisbon and Vigo from Newcastle in 1961, do any fellow passengers remember it? I attended Wallsend County Technical … Read More Here!
When attending Whinney Hill Secondary Modern School I went on a School Cruise on MS Dunera in May 1963. We went by train from Durham City direct to the ship lying in dock at Liverpool. We were due to pick … Read More Here!
I travelled on the ship in May 1956 with my parents and two younger brothers. I was 12 at the time. It was a great experience, the KDG band used to play everyday stopping at all the exotic ports and … Read More Here!
Can anyone remember the trip to Bergen Oslo Copenagen and amsterdam some time late 50’s early 60’s from Hull on route Marlow was canceled. Very heavy seas over the Dogger Bank, what a trip to remember on the Dunera. I … Read More Here!