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9  Date: 2004-11-01 21:38:07
Mr Anthony Fry ( torquevillas2@hotmail.com / http://www.webspawner.com/users/jambojersey/index.html) wrote:

hi there, very very suprised to come across your website I had the honour of being on the last voyage of the Rangitiki also the privelege to have worked for your father Mick Overall,the best Chef I have ever worked with a Gentleman through and through as long as the day is long. I made some wonderful soups with mick standing over me ha! ha!.If they wern't up to his standard they went straight down the shute to the sharks that used to follow us for day's they must have known his good cooking because they were always there??I was sad to hear he has past on but we are all going to meet again I hope .A pleasure to have known him god bless him .yours truly Mr,Anthony Fry.nearly finished a short story on pitcairn funny enough.

8  Date: 2004-10-31 09:08:53
Joe Barnett ( ti24x@aol.com / no homepage) wrote:

Will send more info when I have a bit more time nice
to see me and my ship mate on the site, I am still in touch with him after all these years he now lives in Southampton.
regards Joe did you know t124x was articals signed by Roal Navy gunners assigned to Merchant Ships during the war.not many peaple know that - ha ha.

7  Date: 2004-10-17 05:07:54
Darran Scott ( D.Scott@filmpoets.tv / http://www.filmpoets.tv) wrote:

Congratulations on a great site. Very informative. I am researching an American passenger who sailed on the Tiki in 1957 to Pitcairn and collected a chimpanzee named Moko. His name is Robert "Bob" Tomarchin and sailed on to possibly Panama. Mr Tomarchin also 'stowed away' on the Rangitata in Nov 1957 to get to Pitcairn and was taken to Auckland and charged. If anyone remembers sailing with Bob or knows anything of him or his trip (no matter how small)could they please contact me on the above email. Would be extremely grateful.
thank you.
Darran Scott. Austrlalia

6  Date: 2004-09-16 04:39:38
Dereck Ion ( derekion@internet.co.nz / no homepage) wrote:

Well researched site. I particularly like the interior views of this milestone liner. Are there any deckplans of the accommodation and public room areas? - that's all you need to make things complete.

D Ion

5  Date: 2004-09-15 12:00:57
neil watson ( hashcookie47@aol.com / no homepage) wrote:

thanks for a lovely site, with pics. that remind me of the best days of my life, when i was c/cook with N.Z.S.co. from 1970 till redundancy in 82. I identify with your dad's feelings about never visiting Kiwi again, thanks for the memories...neil

4  Date: 2004-09-13 13:18:04
Paul ( sacko@multiline.com.au / no homepage) wrote:

From across the Tasman - Great site! Would love to hear from anyone who knows any detail of the Rangitiki being used to ferry British and Allied POWs from Japan to the east coast of America/Canada,after WW2.Believe my father may have been on this voyage.

3  Date: 2004-09-07 23:09:43
Geoff Greene ( Gsqd@btinternet.co.uk / no homepage) wrote:

Damn good site. Thanks.

2  Date: 2004-08-15 18:32:24
Vic Stanley ( no email / no homepage) wrote:

I sailed AB Dec 52 - Apr 53 again Feb 54, again Jun 56 - Feb 57 again Apr 58. Will post e-mail shortly, please get in touch if you remember me.
Bosun Mr Smith, Bosun's mate Len.

1  Date: 2004-08-09 16:08:56
Trevor Bell ( thebells@btinternet.com / http://www.thebells.btinternet.co.uk/rangitane/) wrote:

I am delighted to be the first to congratulate you Richard on your Tiki web site - I know from my work on her sister ship - the Rangitane, how much time and effort you have put into the research. Well done!