Here is a watercolor drawn by an internee of the ‘Tatura’ internment camp. (click the image to see larger version in a new tab / window)
Hello Mike and all your visitors. I am an actor/filmmaker, currently working on a documentary as writer/director about Austrian athletics coach, Franz Stampfl (the man who coached Roger Bannister to break the 4 minute mile in England), who was also … Continue reading →
Sailed from Grangemouth aboard the Dunera on 24th May 1962. Almost everyone was sea-sick as we sailed to Bergen on choppy seas. I can still remember the smell of the food in the canteen and lining up as we waited … Continue reading →
I am including a few pics of granddad as a British soldier, and as a business man. His family moved to the US first and after he married my grandmother in England they followed. My mother and father(son) moved to … Continue reading →
I thought I would share the details of my grandfather’s experience on the Dunera. He was also interred at the Hay Camp in Australia. I have his diary, which gives many details of his experience. Newspaper clippings, and watercolors. His … Continue reading →
As a postal historian I have obtained a 1943 envelope sent by G Scola (E 25164) from Tatura camp to a solicitor in London. Was he a Dunera internee? If so, with an Italian name and located at Tatura, could … Continue reading →
? was on the same Nov 1964 cruise as Liz Page and Jane Long. Genoa to Venice v?a lots of Greece. Great memories still but all my photos have gone missing in one house move or another. ? wonder if … Continue reading →
My parents recently discovered an M.S. Dunera lapel badge amongst their collection. The badge has the ship’s name in gold on a dark blue ring on the outer of the badge. In the centre of the badge on a gold … Continue reading →
How true is this? This should be posted in all schools and work places Love him or hate him, he sure hits the nail on the head with this! Bill Gates recently gave a speech at a High School about … Continue reading →
Hi Mike, Following is the latest Dunera News from the Association of “Dunera Boys” and it has heaps of photos from the 70th Anniversary celebrations at Hay – including a re–enactment of the boys arriving in their four 12 carriage … Continue reading →
Have posted site on my Facebook already, you never know hey!
I was on the 1962 to the Baltic. All the schools involved came from Hampshire. I have seen on the old Dunera web site that several people mentioned that there was a documentary made of the trip. I have been … Continue reading →
Hi, just come across this site and reading through has brought back some good memories. I was on the Dunera from 1st to 15th Oct 1967 from St. Hughs school in Grantham. We sailed from Immingham, visiting Corunna, Lisbon, Tangier … Continue reading →
It must have been the summer of 1966, I was a junior clerk at Wallasey Town Hall, when I spotted a circular from the Civil Service Union advertising a cruise on the Dunera for adults, albeit dormitary accomodation with limited … Continue reading →
Does anyone remember the Cruise Aug\Sept 62, when the ship carried Civil Defence Volunteers.Denmark, Sweden and Holland through the Keel Canal?