Posted on behalf of J T from Italy. My grandmother’s companion (since deceased) was on the Dunera as an Austrian Jewish refugee previously arrived on the Kindertransport and taken to Australia in 1940. He was born (we think) around 1924 … Read More Here!
Posted on behalf of Mr Mark Robins I’m almost certain that my late Grandpa was on the MS Dunera, deported to Australia as a German-Jewish enemy alien. Are there any records that could prove his internment on the ship. His … Read More Here!
On 10 July 1940 the HMT Dunera left Liverpool, England with 2,036 Jewish refugees from Austria and Germany, 451 German and Italian prisoners of war and others scheduled for internment in the remote rural town of Hays in New South … Read More Here!
Good heavens – I’ve still got my MS Dunera Log Book! FOR CRUISE: L LEAVING: Tilbury ON: 21st June 1962 CALLING AT: Kiel, Stockholm, Leningrad, Helsinki, Copenhagen NAME: Philip Alan Wake PARTY: Prices DORMITORY: Blake According to the log book … Read More Here!
His Majesty’s Transport Dunera was a British passenger ship built as a troop transport in the late 1930s. She also operated as a passenger liner and as an educational cruise ship. Dunera saw extensive service throughout the Second World War. … Read More Here!
mv DUNERA Built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow, Yard No 663 Engines by Shipbuilders Port of Registry: London Propulsion: Two five cylinder 2SCSA Doxford~type opposed piston oil engines, 11880bhp, twin screws, 16 knots Launched: Monday, 10/05/1937 Built: 1937 Ship … Read More Here!
The new Facebook Timeline for our page is now active, have a look here and let me know what you think! It’s a bit difficult to know how people want to see it – assuming they DO want to see … Read More Here!
Posted a while ago by: Jinjijane says: March 10, 2012 at 2:34 pm, on this page. Hi, My father was a junior crewmember on the Dunera for most or all of the war. He never said much except to indicate … Read More Here!
Maintenance is done – many thanks for putting up with this. It happens rarely, but usually to try to make the site better and easier for you all (this time to update the theme I’m using)… ALSO for your information: … Read More Here!
I’ve just discovered that without the vision of a headmaster called Sandy Fraser there might never have been Eductional Cruises like the MS Dunera used to run – see here for details! … Read More Here!
MY apologies – I forgot to add a link into the How to Post page! Once registered go to this Login Link and post a comment IN the Blog / Diary area. This post will NOT show immediately on first … Read More Here!