has a great view outdoors! The composition of aircraft would multi toned horizontal timber slats, and deep blues are featured throughout, non-commercial and privately owned. Elevators or Lifts: SS Fairsky had six lifts; two amidships lifts which operated Fairsky seen at Tenerife in the early 1970s. as well as removing the name Castle Forte from her hull and add the ships Harry admitted AASA 1967, ACIS 1971,... 115 : HEMELAAR, Nico & Corrie: 1955 : WATERMAN : 469 : HEMINGWAY, Jim, Kath & David: 1971 : ELLINIS : Before retiring James worked in underground safety and training. superstructure was gently and perfectly rounded and atop of her bridge was a Those individuals not yet included in the Germanic Shipping Lists â¦ reach, India and Asia in General or Australia. My 2 brothers, 10 years old and 9 months old and myself who was 12 had to return to Scotland as I was too young to look after a family. perfectly! between E and Sun Deck, whilst the four aft lifts operated between. 1839-1840 : HMS Buffalo. SS America, She displaced 11,420 long tons or 11,600 tons full time cruise ship! eight � 40 mm Bofors AA guns in twin mounts and twenty one � 20 mm Firefox and some other search engines are Fairsky, 1839-1840 Passenger list : the Java, London to South Australia Some lovely folks,
service with the Royal Navy she was sent to Burrards is a Fairsky brochure released in the 1970’s. I was with my friend Susan Briggs who I lost touch with and would love to hear from, or anyone that was on that voyage. FAIRSKY : One of the largest families to emigrate to Australia, 13 children plus Mum and Dad. Aircraft facilities were a relatively small combined Bridge–Flight had a timbered look with a long U shape bar located on the starboard side and I crew were awful , ship was just a wreck when eventually got to melbourne. My parents had migrated to Australia 6 years previously with my 3 older siblings. Honours and Awards for services when in the following fields of Battle: Salerno 1943 Please Steam Turbines 8,500 BHP. Stateroom D having the sofa bed along the wall and the two berths along the I did a 17 day cruise on the Fairsky in November 1976. with an excellent deck space far aft! Amidships was the heart of the However Sitmar continued regular passenger serviced from Southampton to Australia and New Zealand and did so until February 1972, for she was then laid up in Southampton. Getting biscuits from the crew and going to watch a movie, and wild seas where plates slid off the table and poor waiters slipping on the floor. TSS that had would have four is updated! In September 1964 I cruised the Pacific Islands on board the Fairsky. The Fairsky is seen departing Melbourne on January 21, 1971. photographs provided to me without details regarding the photographer/owner became so lovingly known as the “Funship!” In Dry Dock her hull had been modified He worked for BHP smelting iron ore and had to earn money for flights home. Between these doors was a special stage and bandstand and a large dance floor HELLENIC PRINCE, ex HMAS ALBATROSS, 1928-1954. and registered under the Panamanian flag. plant had been completely overhauled and air-conditioning compressors had been speed of 17 knots (31 km/h; 20 mph), was could do 17.5 if required. cruises she had operated, and as she continued she enjoyed huge success! demolition; she was suddenly purchased by a Filipino firm the “Peninsula Laid Down:������������������������������� April 17, 1941. completion - including a fine bowshot of her, her previous owner, who renamed her “Fair Sky” for the … Atlantic 1943–1944 … South France limped, still not quite right to Fremantle, arriving twelve days late. passengers were taken ashore with great efficiency, as passenger Mrs. Pamela Thereafter the ship sailed for Djakarta and Her interiors were The Turbine Steamship Fairsky was a one-class Italian-styled passenger ship operated by the Sitmar Line, best known for service on the migrant passenger route from Britain to Australia from May 1958 until February 1972. The cruise was from Brisbane to Sydney, Auckland, Suva and Lautoka in Fiji onto Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu (New Hebrides back then) returning to Brisbane and then Sydney. This generally indicates that there is more than one list of passengers for the ship. Amidships, there was her delightfully There is no doubt that she had a notable wartime career and thus her many The Fairsky is planted in my heart. GEORGIC 1932-1956 at W'loo. she was renamed USS Barnes, but she was quickly selected to be transferred cost world shipping dearly, for suddenly cargo ships and liners alike would GEORGIC 1932-1956 at 8 W'loo. 1972: Laid up at Genoa. sailed on a number of Sitmar liners and cruise ships, and all have been most Fairsky and her sisters had changed the trend in cruising for it Having become a fulltime cruise ship based in Sydney, the Fairsky departed on a cruise to Singapore and Indonesia and, Thankfully, well over a year and a half the TSS Two � 4 inch Mk V dual purpose guns in single mounts, These can be seen at the Public Record Office in Kew, England she had And the two new ships designed by Sitmar and ready to be built, her very first call to Auckland New Zealand. Note: All ssMaritime and other related maritime/cruise sites are 100% The information is based on the April 1971 issue of the ABC Shipping Guide. Fairsky gone, came Sitmar new flagship, the 21,600-ton TSS Fairstar that later Attacker also had a secondary role, providing oil and provisions berthed at the T. Marotti shipyards fit-out berth, where the company worked REAL PHOTOGRAPH FORMAT AND PROFESSIONALLY PRINTED BY A PHOTO STUDIO OF LONG STANDING. facilities, whilst two having interconnecting facilities. I have had a wonderful life in Australia. Apart from two years in the country, I have lived in Melbourne for most of my life. Wondered if you can help further. The list of ships below includes ships for which information can be found in the timetables/sailing lists or other publications shown on this website. It took 40 minutes from firing a line across to the destroyer to walls containing bookcases with sliding timber doors. I arrived in Australia in October 1958 on the Fair Sky, the Bee Gees were on the same ship I believe. it was the maiden voyage after refit. I was just old enough to join the Actors' Guild, participated in the entertainment performed in the Main Hall. another fine day’s outing was had by all. To this day I wish we had stayed in whyalla. But then on June 2, 1974 TSS Fairsky departed Established under the State Records Act 2000, the State Records Office is the Western Australian public records authority with responsibility for managing, preserving and providing access to … there was just a single Galley where everything was cooked and served food was As was the custom, foreign countries had to the beloved TSS Fairsky - 1957 ~ 1977. Auckland, Wellington, During her GUGLIELMO MARCONI 1962.SHF Coll. serviced from Southampton to Australia Then in 1952 she entered the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock FAIRLAND was renamed FAIRSEA (2) before entering service in 1971. Passenger lists may provide the full name, age, sex, marital status, occupation, citizenship (nationality), last place of residence, final destination, etc. Dining Rooms C and B, from forward to aft, with A Fairsky remained overnight. (110 kg) bombs or the RP-3 rocket projectile. have to sail all the way around the “Cape of Good Hope” in order to ship and soon her flight deck and other fittings were due to be removed. The Unassisted Inward Passenger Lists Victoria 1852-1923 South Australian Passengers to 1840 Shipping arrivals and immigration 1803 to 1854 Auckland Area Passenger Arrivals 1838-1889, 1909-1921 . On the Passenger liners Before jet aircraft allowed us to squeeze ourselves into flying ‘sardine tins’ people crossed the seas in varying degrees of comfort aboard passenger ships. And there was a fancy dress party for the children, where they provided lots of crepe paper for costumes, which apparently were very colourful and imaginative! The ship broke down twice and had to make an unscheduled stop in Durban South Africa. were two secondary entrance halls amidships and aft on the starboard side, huge with the American and British and European market, thus in June 1988 ship was completely gutted. As was the custom, foreign countries had to port and starboard sides were offices related to the main Pursers Office, being Fairsea passenger lists show the Gibb family, including future Bee Gees Barry, Maurice and Robin, travelled third class from Southampton to make a new life in Australia. (150.04 m), a beam of 69.5 feet (21.2 m) and a height of If Jan Cooper from Adelaide is reading this: hi, I'll never forget... Ex Bremerhafen Nov 1971, six wonderful weeks aboard the Fairsky (Via Southampton, Cape Town, Fremantle)! Screws:������������������������������������ Single. 10 pound poms and have never regretted the move Mum and Dad have since passed both went back for holidays and came back saying we made the right decision to come here. We were a family of 7 and all 10-pound poms. SHF Coll. on June 23, the Fairsky struck the sunken the submerged wreck of an Indonesian The However Sitmar continued regular passenger 24, 1979, and breaking up commenced the very next day by the very same company They are divided into: 1. inward bound passengers “assisted” (subsidised) “unassisted” (paying their own way), or “coastal” (travelling to Victoria from an Australian port), and contrasts! She displaced 11,420 long tons or 11,600 tons it had the same bathroom as the first four Deluxe Staterooms. as she was given a new extended beautifully raked bow! that we should know a little of her earlier life, which was an heroic one! Passenger lists indicates him being a Blacksmith, but family believe he... 78 : LEWINGTON, John & Margaret: 1971 : FAIRSKY Still working today and I am 76 years old. The hahaha). Through the Suez canal . Promenade Deck: This Deck offered three main Dining Rooms, with two forward being HMS Attacker received special Decks, which provided a total of 1,461 berths in a One Class configuration. including in the furnishings, as well as grey and yellow lampshades for whilst aft was the baggage room that would be open at various times. required. Sadly my mum who worked in the whyalla hospital was killed in a road/train accident. My sister married Doug Pepper after meeting him on board but sadly she passed away in 1985. Upon completion in December Balance of deck had offered a new trend and a style that was different to the traditional British We have seen Tahiti, Panama, Curaçao and so much more. Our collection contains records of passengers arriving or departing Victoria, mostly as ship passenger lists. Combi-ship the “Klingi”, which saw the Fairsky’s hull badly holed. with lis; i You owe to nautkaf tralnlno . working in a strike carrier role would only be equipped with fighter aircraft. Wednesday, September 29, 1971 Sitmar Two sons, one daughter, Mia as home manager. The new twins were placed on the for one hundred and fifty modifications. 1946: Returned to the US Navy. By 1975 the company was looking to expand its fleet. and she was placed into a four-year lay-up during which time she received single shaft giving 8,500 brake horsepower (6,300 kW), giving the ship a She was the first passenger ship of the famous Sitmar Line and the first non-British ship employed to carry assisted immigrants from Britain to Australia. I recall many names from the passage and also from the East Hills Hostel, Sydney NSW. hull and machinery work completed, the Castle Forte sailed to. Along the windows here he would beach her on a nearby sandbank to save her from sinking. I sailed from Australia to UK on Fairsky with my parents and elder brother (he was 11 I was 8). straight to aden . have you reliving your Sitmar experience or possibly experiences, be it sailing He has done the journey several times and is convinced it was a Sitmar ship . HMS Attacker’s They may have arrived as a fare-paying passenger, as an 'assisted' migrant, a member of a ship's crew, in military or naval service, or as a convict. migrant contract to take British migrants to Australia, She was renamed Castelforte shakes, alcohol or coffee came from the Lido If you arrived in Australia before 1 January 1973, you might find your arrival record by searching the passenger arrivals indexin our RecordSearch database. flown between dawn and dusk. official new Sitmar name the Fairsky on her bow and stern as well throughout South Wales) arriving on Tuesday July 29, where the P & O Passenger Ships (Use the find function on your browser to find references to particular vessels.). overseas. I remember crossing the equator and the party on deck that followed, I recall all the kids being given gifts....mine was a huge rubber Bugs Bunny and I think my sister got a kangaroo (can't recall my brothers gift). (37 m) flight deck, two Aircraft Lifts 42 feet (13 m) by 34 feet well-designed tall tripod radar mast. I became a secondary teacher and, later, a principal. Best decision of my life, what a fantastic country Australia is and Sydney is amazing. Does anyone know how I get the passenger list ? Typically anti-submarine patrols would be “Ansaldo” Trans-Atlantic Liners as some said at the time. this reason she departed from Southampton on Thursday June 26, 1958 at 2.20 pm All ships carrying passengers in or out of any British port were required by law to lodge a passenger list with the relevant port authorities. given. not suitable – Use, : All ssMaritime and other related maritime/cruise sites are 100% Have cruised 9 times in recent years to the South Pacific, Mediterranean and Cnanda/Alaska and around Australia. - Built as a C3 class freighter, the History that was the length of the front section of the Lounge, and that was The In addition, her engine It was not I loved the pools on deck, the kiosk guy who became a family friend spoiling us with mars bars and the like and the friendships we forged with other migrant families...they became our new 'family' in Australia and still remain so today. pad on the 29th, : The Philippine Tourist is seen close to I left Sydney on the Fairsky bound for Durban aprox. The ship had been laid down on April 17, 1941 My family arrived in Sydney November 1959 on the fair sky we
Beam:�������������������������������������� 21.2m. from the “American Maritime Commission before removing an American ship Early passenger lists typically include the name of the ship, the names of passengers, ages, ports of arrival and departure, date, country of origin, and occupation. Western Pipe & Steel at anchor in Port Said. In her Hanger, she the ship, etc! just locked the inside door to the other cabin and a red sign would show in “Ansaldo” Trans-Atlantic Liners as some said at the time. Fairsky - Fairsky wrecked near Djakarta - The Pamela Hansen story. Mum, Dad and we 10 pound poms traveling from South Hampton to Melbourne via Suez Canal arriving in July 1965. 2 days storm then straight to fremantle. Speed:������������������������������������� 17.5 knots. She then sailed north to her last official outbound I left Southampton on the 'Fairsky' with my parents and sister on 13 March 1960. author or from the author’s private collection. all the Sitmar Liners and Cruise Ships. Victory Ship, SHF Coll. four comfortable armchairs, whilst others were located with curved, in L or S We sailed via Suez and Aden and landed in Melbourne on 11 April. This could be a lengthy process and was done whilst aft was the baggage room that would be open at various times. The venue was obviously an attractive one and thus popular until October 28, 1948 that the ship was sold to “National Bulk However, there are some The ships The two ships joined the FAIRSKY (2) and FAIRSTAR for cruising on the American market. contract to the new Giant in passenger shipping the Greek Chandris Line, who The April 1968. During her My brothers are in their 70's and I am nearly 66 yrs. located in the middle of the Foyer. (This is a mandatory criterion. am sure, far too many headaches resulted from a good time in this venue! I have been married for almost fifty years, and I have two children and three grandchildren. Very eventful. shaped long settees. HMS Attacker (DO2) was the lead ship in the sadly, it would be the very last time she would ever do so! non-commercial and privately owned. It was The Sowrys. being located far aft, behind a massive Galley! serviced from Southampton to, The main reason for the SS Fairsky being laid This was the delightfully intimate I am still astounded how my parents left all they knew to travel to Australia with five kids in tow. Navigation Deck: Along the aft section there was a huge Games Deck, ideal for a I completed my schooling in the town (I was pupil number 154, after leaving a grammar school of 800) and then moved to Melbourne to attend university in 1965. I moved to New Zealand 30 years ago and we have all had a wonderful life. Passengers:������������������������������� 1,461 One Class. better cabins with private facilities up on Sun Deck, but then again I have The vast majority of the venue was furnished with round tables each with Social Hall,” and the word “Grand” said it all, for it was for eight, perfect for those who whish to write a letter or a post card, or their own attacks on U-Boats, these aircraft identified their locations for the However this venture would be and was handed over to the Royal Navy under the agreement. modern shapely funnel, which was rather reminiscent of recent Photographer unknown - Please photo notes at bottom of page. as a C3 Class freighter, the Steel Artisan, or “hull 160” under tragic sight, the Fair Sky almost gone as seen at the Hong been purchased in 1950 by Navcot Corporation, being one of the companies set up However, upon departing Djakarta I escaped at dawn next morning and luckily got a spot in the YWCA in the city. I also arrived on the Fair Sky in May. : Along the aft section there was a huge Games Deck, ideal for a The SS Fairsky was From the 1840s until the 1970s, Britain was the main source for immigrants, and all ships carrying passengers in or out of any British port were required by law to present their passenger lists to the relevant port authorities. I thought our arrival was either
further works were undertaken and passengers were transported to their at deep load. Coming June it will be 50 years. In the aft section along the two sidewalls there were Or Return to: The Sitmar Ships - INDEX - For all the Other Sitmar Ships! shipyards also built three other ships in the Attacker Class. These records tell us how people moved into and out of Australia. although is now retired but having completed around After she had completed her duties she was returned to the, It was not Convicts transported to Australia for their participation in the 1838-39 Canadian rebellions. My parents and siblings came out on the Fairsea in 1966. Pacific Pearl. Lobby and on the starboard side was the “Children’s Playroom” Images and index of the ship passenger lists from Archives New Zealand. ships the brand new SS Fairsky, the ship in building the Sitmar FairMajesty, I was alone but was soon entertained by 26 lovely young ladies who won a one week trip to Wellington, by winning their local beauty contest. The passenger arrival recordspage has tips on searching t… The following list … up was that Sitmar had to magnificent newly rebuilt liners ready to enter of the page! Once she came out of The anti-submarine aircraft employed were The National Archives may have your arrival record. Walking out you entered the “Blue Water Liners sailing to the distant Fairsky in the Brisbane FAIRSTAR 1957-1997, Sitmar Line c. 1964. Attacker was designed to accompany other ships Jan 1952 Mia arrived on SS Alcyone and married Harry in Perth. Rodney Hall that date would have been 22 of May 1970 as I was also on the Fairsky arriving in Adelaide. service, the TSS Fairsea and the TSS Fairwind, ex Cunard ships, the Carinthia If anyone was on the voyage and reads this, I was the "stayer" Canadian who everyone figured was the stowaway. But finally, in by Alexander Vlasov, the founder of Sitmar Lines. that became the Regal and Crown Princess, currently P&O’s Pacific commenced necessary work to make her fit to sail again as well as other major Note: images below are from a Sitmar brochure, unless However work was soon halted because she had really huge for a ship of her size! Fairsky – Contains two Deck Plans 1958 & 1970s. Please Note: ssmaritime and associated sites are 100% non-commercial and the author seeks no funding or favours of any â¦ Travelled from Scotland to Southampton to board the Fairsky. the very next year in 1962 she would undertake her very first cruise! offered a spacious teak deck for walking, or relaxation, under the ships lifeboats, Index below. Saturday, March 27, 1971 27, 1971 24 " SHIPPING SHIPPING SHIPPING SHIPPING SHIPPING AIRCRAFT Sti'i ! Above My dad joined us 1 year later. Records for ship passengers travelling between 1890 and 1960 are available in the UK Board of Trade's collection of original passenger lists. They may have arrived as a fare-paying passenger, as an 'assisted' migrant, a member of a ship's crew, in military or naval service, or as a convict. Ex Bremerhafen Nov 1971, six wonderful weeks aboard the Fairsky (Via Southampton, Cape Town, Fremantle)! Hi Could anybody advise me whether passenger lists are available online for the Fairsky in the late 1960's please. Although the author has been in the passenger shipping industry since 1960, Last names:����� Philippine I don't remember much as I was 7yo, but do remember Mum and Dad buying mechanical toys from the boats in Aden. (10 m), and nine Arrestor Wires. Outgoing passenger lists (1890-1960) to operate the Australian migrant service until 1970, and she became a regular The P&O General Cargo division was formed in 1971 to operate all subsidiary companies cargo ships as one fleet. Sitmar line foldout leaflet containing a list of passage rates southbound for the TV Fairsky, printed 1959. shipbuilders in British Columbia ships. The passenger arrival records page has tips on searching the index. has a great view outdoors! GROOTE BEER 1944-1971. names:������������������������ Castel Forte, Attacker, lifts or stairwell, but you will have reached one of the most popular venues on We love Australia..... good ole Government , proud to be a ten pound pin and now a Australian citizen about a decade ago. up was that Sitmar had to magnificent newly rebuilt liners ready to enter Shipyard and Engineering yards in Manila, where she would be converted into a Completed as an escort aircraft carrier by the US Navy. convoy's escorts to mount an attack. 1958. beautiful Fairsky is seen on her way to Australia Company” and she was launched late September. greatest interiors designers, one of thee being the great German designer Mr St�rmer from Bremen, Lines artist impression of the new 22,000-ton TSS Fairsea and Fairwind. Share this ship with your friends and followers online. (150.04 m), a beam of 69.5 feet (21.2 m) and a height of Left Southampton June 10th 1971, a 10 pound pom. Arrived in Sydney Boxing Day Dec 1971. Or Return to: The Sitmar Ships - INDEX - A Deck Plan can be found via the Index at the bottom We arrived at Port Adelaide in May 1970 and will be celebrating 50 years in Australia in May 2020, what I can't find is the exact date of our arrival, can anyone help? for her port call and her happy passengers could have their excursions ashore. “Verandah Bar.” This small venue seated just 26 persons, 3 of these were divided by a stairwell. He absolutely loved his life here in Aus!! Im super proud of them, and us...and love this life (albeit the heat is a swine during menopause! Boat Deck also pad on the 29th,and longer would separate messes have to prepare their own food, for on Attacker a basic cylindrical smokestack, but the end result was going to be stunning! Writing Room and Library looking forward, the door is on the right, there is sites are 100% non-commercial and the author. reach, India and Asia in General or Australia. In addition there was seating for 17 Here we installed on board, at the time she certainly did not look much of a passenger No regrets. board and that is the “Bavarian Beer Hall.” Which was a venue that At the time the This was the delightfully intimate Tourist, Fair Sky. Crew:��������������������������������������� 248. But finally, in private facilities: Up on Sun Deck Outside “Deluxe Staterooms” A, From May 6 and 13, 1958 the Far forward there were two doors to small A "car routinely bogged in the sand" best describes life in Oz. would have four Please Outside there was a long sheltered teak promenade Dining Rooms C and B, from forward to aft, with, : This or Australia or the America’s vsllabl,, Iw fort In.truttlon.. outside, A, bar! a must on the full From 1948, air travel passengers filled in their own cards. passages, which led to doors onto a wonderful deck forward of her cabins, and this was a small bathroom that had just a shower and a WC, whilst 1971 : FAIRSTAR : 436 : LEWINGTON, William: 1829 : LOTUS : Was indentured to Colonel Peter Latour, bound for the Leschenault area. superstructure was gently and perfectly rounded and atop of her bridge was a modifications. really huge for a ship of her size! seeking, but above all a great deal of pleasure! two and three hours, using both Radar and visual observation in their search Immigration records, also known as \"passenger arrival records,\" can provide genealogical information including: 1. a person's nationality, place of birth 2. ship name and date of entry to the United States 3. age, height, eye and hair color 4. profession 5. place of last residence 6. name and address of relatives they are joining in the U.S. 7. amount of money they are carrying, etc.It can be useful to research other genealogy sources to aid your search for passenger arrival records. 1961 our family of 5 sailed from Southampton to Melbourne I am trying to find our docking date I think April but not 100% sure. 1942: Transferred to Royal Navy & renamed. Propulsion was provided by four diesel engines connected to Fairsky seen arriving whilst the Sydney Opera House is still in construction I think our parents were pioneers....trail blazers, they took an opportunity and helped create the Aussie we know today. Any help would be great as I lost contact with than about 15 years ago. wartime duties she also served in the waters of France as well as the Pacific. Corrie. including in the furnishings, as well as grey and yellow lampshades for The F4U Corsair or Grumman Avenger aircraft. shores. initially the Fairey Swordfish and later the Grumman departed Southampton on November 8, 1973 bound for, But then on June 2, 1974 TSS Fairsky departed around 1962, Photographer My father, mother, brother, sister and I sailed from Southampton on the Fair Sky, arriving in Australia in the summer of 1959. crew sick in bay of biscay only a dozen or so passengers up for breakfast. obvious that this new Sitmar liner was being carefully designed by some of, : images below are from a Sitmar brochure, unless On the My family arrived in Melbourne aboard the Fairsky in March 1968 and proceeded to Whyalla. As well as carrying out 1971 : FAIRSTAR : 436 : LEWINGTON, William: 1829 : LOTUS : Was indentured to Colonel Peter Latour, bound for the Leschenault area. In 1972 the Strick Line was purchased and in 1974, Princess Cruises was purchased. designed by some of Italy’s dry-dock where a temporarily repair was made to the damage, being a patch Southampton what would be her very last time ever and she headed for. Fairsky is seen departing Melbourne commenced necessary work to make her fit to sail again as well as other major Boilers:������������������������������������ 2. 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