A message from Pete Delduca on Saturday, June 26, 2010 Again I have to say that the MV Dunera was not a schools ship in 1960, those who think they sailed on the first school trip are mistaken. I was … Read More Here!
This site is a wonderful surprise. I am a retired teacher, nearly 61 now, I had one of the most incredible experiences of my life when I sailed on a the Dunera on a 12 day school cruise around N … Read More Here!
Sailed from Southampton August 56 en route to Cyprus then Singapore. Due to situation in Suez we put into Malta for a day.We were then told we would be sailing Via the Cape to Singapore. When we got to Gibraltar … Read More Here!
I had two trips on the Dunera, one over Christmas 1964 to Venice, Haifa and Genoa and the summer trip to Russia, which included a train trip to Moscow. I was with a group from the St Albans Boys’ Grammar … Read More Here!
There are several mentions of the boys, Chris and Oswald Wolkenstein, in Alan Gill’s book “Interrupted Journeys”. Particularly interesting is the exact date they were released from Tatura Camp 2 to go to Xavier College in Melbourne – January 12th, … Read More Here!
From Stanley Mayle on Monday, September 27, 2010 ————————————————————————— Re Bernards message Dunera 13.4.05 I sailed into Southhampton on her from Port Said on around 8th April 53. I hope she was tidied up for you Bernard after our non … Read More Here!
Some of you will have been seeing the photo above on the home page! THANK you for your patience! We have arrived at the new server and as far as I can see, we’re all systems go and hopefully not … Read More Here!
I was on a school trip on the Dunera in November 1963 with a group of boys from Privet School, Gosport, Hants. One of the teachers was a Mr. Smith who taught metal-work. As I recall, we went by train … Read More Here!
I was on this Casablanca trip from Glasgow. I remember Casablanca, Lisbon, Grenada and Vigo plus the horrendous crossing of the Bay of Biscay. Couldn’t take to the food or keep it down and lost 15 lb in weight in … 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 was just three when my mother took me and my 3 month old sister out to Malaya to meet our father who was stationed in Penange. Three years later we sailed back on the Devonshire. I have some memorys … Read More Here!
I was just three when my mother took me and my 3month old sister out to Malaya to meet our father who was stationed in Penange. Three years later we sailed back on the Devonshire. I have some memorys of … Read More Here!
Hello, I’ve written a small book about the German Jewish industrialist Ottmar E. Strauss, for our local museum in Königswinter, Germany. For an example look at http://www.brueckenhof.de/strauss.pdf please. His brother, Nathan Strauss, emigrated to Great Britain. He was transported with … Read More Here!
I have certificates, press cuttings The dunera shipmates club certificate, the letter from Hanmpshire County Council to all parents on notification of the day delay on the reverse side the times of all trains from different areas of arrival. My … Read More Here!
Sheen Girls school also went on a trip but I think in 1963 we went from Tilbury to Maderia Casablanca then on to Lisbon, we were delayed on the way back as rather rough in Bay of Biscay. On the … Read More Here!
Some while ago I received a set of photographs taken with a Box Brownie camera, back in World War 2. I have just been sent another set that make a superb addition to those. I have set them all out … Read More Here!
50 years this year Hampshire County Council Education Department charted the MV Dunera for a 15 night cruise to the ports around Scandinavia and other Baltic Ports which included Stockholm, Leningrad, now St Petersburg, Helsinki, Copenhagen, via the Kiel Canal. … Read More Here!
This post is taken from a page here within this site – it MAY not have been seen because it’s in a page. Some years ago I was sent these photos from the time of Pearl Harbour to add to … Read More Here!
Sent to our Dunera Facebook page by Mr Chris Morgan If anyone else has a photo, story, movie…please do send them over or register to add them here, or on our Facebook Page Many thanks Mr Morgan for taking the … Read More Here!