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SS Orsova 1959-1961

I was wondering if anyone here had any records, crew lists, photos or any information from the SS Orsova in the years of 1959-1961, or know anyone who might do.

My grandfather worked on the ship at the age of 16 in one of these years (he can't remember which) and has lost his old crew list and records of where the ship sailed.
It's his birthday coming up this September as I was hoping to find some information for him as a present and maybe even reuinite him with an old friend or two.
His name is Joesph Marsh.

Thanks for any and all help,


Christian.

Where are you from: Chelmsford

Re: SS Orsova 1959-1961

You could try this link, I haven't yet tried it myself so can not say how useful it is.
https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0ahUKEwi7rYa8m-PVAhVHB8AKHf9ZBooQFgg8MAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nationalarchives.gov.uk%2Fdocuments%2Frecords%2Fifa-merchant-navy-seamen-and-officers-1913-1972.pdf&usg=AFQjCNE-NtrmpDOSTDXpgrILq1KbHCCEvg

Where are you from: Southampton

Re: SS Orsova 1959-1961

You could try this link, I haven't yet tried it myself so can not say how useful it is.
https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0ahUKEwi7rYa8m-PVAhVHB8AKHf9ZBooQFgg8MAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nationalarchives.gov.uk%2Fdocuments%2Frecords%2Fifa-merchant-navy-seamen-and-officers-1913-1972.pdf&usg=AFQjCNE-NtrmpDOSTDXpgrILq1KbHCCEvg

Where are you from: Southampton

Re: SS Orsova 1959-1961

Sorry, this is the link I meant to add, managed to get it wrong twice.

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/records/ifa-merchant-navy-seamen-and-officers-1913-1972.pdf

Where are you from: Southampton

Re: SS Orsova 1959-1961

There's a lot of useful info on this site for those interested in getting copies of crew lists/agreements which include ports of call etc.

I used the service to get records of my time on Oronsay '71 - '74. The service is slow and some details are redacted out but I was pleased with the end result as I'd forgotten some of the places we called in at.


https://www.mun.ca/mha/holdings/crewlist.php

Where are you from: Sydney