Roy Gerstner



Whilst Connie & I was staying at the Broome Gold & Country Club in Kent recently (April 2018) We had a fantastic couple of hours meet up with Steve and Annette Foulis. Steve was an apprentice during the early 70’s and remained until 1983 when he was 2nd Officer. Annette […]

Good Meeting – Steve & Annette Foulis


Many thanks to Ex Ch/Eng Campbell Dobie, who sent these two photo’s on hearing of the sad news of Pete Collins…. Here we have on the (l) Pete Collins and on the (r) Phil Thompson – Phil passed away a number of years ago and as the photo shows like […]

Happy Memories of Lost Ship Mates…




I am sorry to inform of another LOF Officer passing away. My thanks to ex Nav Officer Steve Foulis (Semi-retired) who was informed that Ex Ch/Off Peter Collins passed away on the 29th January 2018 after a short illness. Our condolences to Carol. RIP Not the best of pictures but […]

More Sad News – Sorry


Somewhat ‘old’ news now, but still informing you that Ex chief Eng Jim Hughes passed away last year. Sadly Jane Attwater wife of Capt Jeremy Attwater also passed away last year. Our belated condolences.

Sad News I




Sorry again for being somewhat quiet – had a cruise planned for the Caribbean with TUI/Thomson now called Marella Cruises on there ‘newest’ (17 year old) Marella Discovery II. Unfortunately took out a stinking rotten cold and the mother of all flu’s which from day 1 on the ship became […]

Apologies – Not been well – Now better


I am sorry to report the death of Ex Catering Officer Gordon Lazarus, he passed away sometime in September and news has only just filtered through. I will post a more in depth obituary after Christmas.

Gordon Lazarus



Connie and I are very lucky to be ‘cruising’ in the sunshine – Buss-mans Holiday. We’re also lucky here @ LOF News only to have ‘lost’ one or two old salts in the last year. A couple of mini-reunions during the year brought back fantastic memories¬† for all of us. […]

Christmas Greetings