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  • Flinders Bay model at the Fremantle museum David Iredale has kindly sent through the following report and photographs covering his visit to the WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle, Australia:    The SS Flinders Bay Model (wrongly indicated as ...
    Posted 2 Sep 2019, 00:03 by Mike Chapman
  • BT to move to former Beagle House site It has been announced that BT (British Telecom) will be moving their HQ from St. Pauls in London to One Braham by the end of 2021.  One Braham has been ...
    Posted 18 Aug 2019, 12:53 by Mike Chapman
  • 50 year anniversary for containerisation in Fremantle Many thanks to David Iredale who forwarded on this link to an article in The West Australian about the arrival of the Encounter Bay in Fremantle in March 1969.  This ...
    Posted 31 Mar 2019, 13:03 by Mike Chapman
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SCARA ‎(ex-staff association)‎ News and Notices

  • 2019 Golf Day report Roger Brown has sent in his review of the 14 May 2019 golfing competition:   Another very successful year was had at the Bentley golf club.Adrian Malupa had booked the ...
    Posted 29 Sep 2019, 09:49 by Mike Chapman
  • Betty Rutherford Dear SCARA Member,   It is with sadness that we have to announce the passing of another of our colleagues.  Betty Rutherford died 25 July 2019.  Betty was not a SCARA ...
    Posted 18 Aug 2019, 12:22 by Mike Chapman
  • SCARA Annual Reunion - Thursday 7 November 2019 Dear SCARA Member,We do hope that you will be able to join us for the ANNUAL REUNION which this year will take place on Thursday 7 November at the ...
    Posted 15 Aug 2019, 10:20 by Mike Chapman
  • Peter Morgan Dear SCARA Member,   Sadly I have to advise that Peter Morgan passed away 18 June.  The funeral was held on 12 July 2019.  Peter's son Dave has kindly provided ...
    Posted 15 Aug 2019, 10:10 by Mike Chapman
  • Peter D'Arcy We have received the sad news that SCARA member Peter D’Arcy passed away on 31 July, aged 67.Peter started with Overseas Containers Limited (OCL) on the sea staff ...
    Posted 11 Aug 2019, 07:22 by Mike Chapman
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Reunion Reports

  • First Liverpool Reunion The reunion did in fact take place at long last!  Eighteen of us attended at the William Gladstone in Liverpool on Saturday 18 April 2015.  We had apologies from a ...
    Posted 30 Jul 2015, 13:10 by Mike Chapman
  • OCL/P&O Birmingham Reunion 2014 The Annual Reunion for Birmingham was held on Saturday 8th November 2014 – despite the horrendous weather in the morning we had a good number of people turn up (30) and ...
    Posted 6 Jan 2015, 14:28 by Mike Chapman
  • 2014 Tokyo Reunion November 2014 saw a long-wished reunion in Tokyo: Geoff Bolton, OCL/P&OCL veteran of thirty years from the 1967 startup of the OCAL head office in Sydney, moved ...
    Posted 29 Nov 2014, 13:42 by Mike Chapman
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Where are they now?

  • Julia Louppova My name is Julia Louppova and I am a former PONL Russia team member,I joined P&O Nedlloyd Moscow in November 1998 as an Administrative Assistant.  I was soon ...
    Posted 31 Jan 2017, 13:40 by Mike Chapman
  • Nick Frost Many thanks to Roger Brown, Mick Gander and Adrian Malupa for identifying the actor, screenwriter and producer Nick Frost as a former colleague who worked in the Hainault office for ...
    Posted 26 Oct 2015, 11:48 by Mike Chapman
  • Billy Bragg According to his biography ("Billy Bragg: Still suitable for miners" by Andrew Collins), the British singer-songwriter left school to work for Overseas Containers Limited (OCL) in London ("at the ...
    Posted 30 Jan 2015, 12:19 by Mike Chapman
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