1956 – 11th May – Ruahine

From London, UK to Wellington, New Zealand via Curaçao and Panama Canal


Back row, standing:

M. O. Piner, Fourth Officer
R. S. Shannon, Third Officer
P. F. Holloway, Supy. Second Officer
P. W. Battisto, Fourth Engineer
J. W. Simpson, Third Engineer
J. Heath, First Radio Officer
J. B. McColl, First Elect. Eng.
S. J. Mundy, First Refrig. Eng.
G. W. G. Griffin, Chief Steward

Front row, seated:

L. Gillingham, Purser
O. L. Springett, Second Officer
A. C. Rollinson, Chief Officer
Commander, Captain F. Lougheed
G. J. Clark, Chief Engineer
I. W. C. Westaway, Second Engineer
J. S. Clark, M.B., B.S., Surgeon

Not in photograph:

J. Trill, S.R.N., Nursing Sister
P. A. Yeates, Second Radio Officer
W. A. Thomson, Asst. Purser


Ruahine_1956_CoverLIST OF PASSENGERS

Agar, Mr. H.
Agar, Mrs.
Ahlers, Mr. W. H.
Ahlers, Mrs.
Ahlers, Master W. W.
Allan, Mr. H. T.
Allan, Mrs.
Allan, Mr. R. K.
Allan, Mrs.
Allan, Miss C. A.
Allan, Master K. W.
Amoore, Mrs. D. M.
Amoore, Master J. L.
Amoore, Miss C. R.
Anderson, Mrs. D. A.
Ansell, Miss M. D.
Atkins, Mrs. M.
Atkinson, Mrs. J. C.
Atkinson, Miss J. A.

Barnsdall, Mrs. K. E.
Beall, Mrs. M.
Beall, Miss D. C.
Beall, Miss P.
Bellenie, Mr. C. W. H.
Bellenie, Mrs.
Beswick, Miss S. M.
Bingham, Mrs. E. L.
Bolland, Mr. G. F.
Bolland, Mrs.
Bottomley, Mr. F.
Boyce, Mr. H. A.
Boyce, Mrs.
Boyce, Miss
Brooks, Mr. D.
Brooks, Mrs.
Brooks, Miss R.
Brooks, Master C. D. G.
Brown, Sqn. Ldr. A. T. B., R.A.F., Rtd.
Brown, Mrs.
Brown, Master J.

Ruahine_1956_TitleCaudwell, Mr. G. H.
Caudwell, Mrs .
Charlton, Mr. H. A.
Charlton, Mrs.
Charlton, Miss C. A.
Chesterman, Mr. L. J. E.
Chesterman, Mrs.
Chesterman, Miss A.
Chesterman, Master A. L.
Clark, Mr. A.
Clark, Mrs.
Clark, Master A.
Cockerill, Mrs. G. E.
Colley, Mr. D. H.
Coop, Mr. G. H.
Cooper, Mr. W. A.
Cooper, Mrs.
Corrigan, Mr. J. A.
Craig, Mr. J. W. [Note: This name was deleted in pen in the printed list]
Crust, Mr. S. L.
Crust, Mrs.
Cunningham, Miss R. C.

Daily, Miss P. A.
Daily, Miss A. M.
Davies, Miss L. E.
Davis, Mrs. A.
Davis, Miss A. B.
Davis, Miss M. C.
Desborough, Mrs. M. E.
Dewey, Mrs. F. M.
Dickson, Mrs. A. C.
Dickson, Miss
Digby-Johnson, Miss P. J.
Dimmock, Miss M. T.
Dimmock, Miss J. A.
Doran, Mr. J. J.
Doran, Mrs.
Draine, Mr. H.
Draine, Mrs.
Dunkley, Mr. G. W.
Dunkley, Mrs.
Dunkley, Master
Dunkley, Master
Durbin, Mrs. E. M.
Durbin, Mr. J. H. J.
Durbin, Miss E. M.

Ruahine_1956_ShipFetherston, Mr. G., D.S.O., M.C.
Field, Mrs. W. B.
Ford, Mr. K.
Fox, Mr. A. P.

Galloway, Mrs. V. B.
Giles, Mr. E., M.A., M.C.
Giles, Mrs.
Gollner, Mr. W.
Gollner, Mrs.
Greenslade, Mr. C. P.
Greenslade, Mrs.
Greenslade, Miss K. W.
Greenslade, Master C. W.
Greenslade, Miss B.

Haggerty, Mrs. E.
Hall, Mrs. E. F.
Hall, Mr. H. J. M.
Hall, Miss J. H. *
Hammond, Miss J.
Hancock, Mr. L.
Hatchwell, Mr. J. N.
Hatchwell, Mrs.
Hayward, Mr. S.
Hayward, Mrs.
Howe, Mrs. H.
Hughes, Mr. D. M.
Hutchinson, Mr. G.
Hutchinson, Mrs.

Jones, Mrs. D. A.
Jones, Master B. G.
Jones, Miss R. M.
Jones, Miss G.
Judge, Mr. J. J.

Kaye-Booth, Mr. A.
Kaye-Booth, Mrs.
Keith, Miss M. R.
Kelso, Mr. J.
Keon, Mr. D. H.
Knopp, Mr. A. J.

Law, Mrs. M. K.
Lawrence, Mrs. E. H.
Lawrence, Mrs. W. M.
Ledbrook, Mr. K. B.
Lee, Mr. G.
Le Marquand, Mr. P. L.
Le Marquand, Mrs.
Leyman, Mr. M. W.
Linton, Mr. A.
Linton, Mrs.
Linton, Miss T. G.
Lofthouse, Dr. C. T.
Lofthouse, Mrs.

Marsh, Dr.
Mathew, Mr. H. F. E.
Mathew, Mrs.
Mathew, Mr. J. C. H.
Mattingley, Miss J. M., B.SC.
Mayer, Miss E. A.
McGimley, Miss E. L.
McIldowie, Miss A. L.
McLean, Mr. G. C.
McLean, Mrs.
McLean, Mr. J.
McLean, Mrs.
McLean, Miss S.
McLean, Miss J.
McLean, Master J.
McLeish, Miss M. A. R.
McNamee, Mrs. F. W.
McNicholl, Mr. P. T. H.
Miller, Mr. J. Holmes
Miller, Mrs.
Mitchell, Mr. G. T.
Mitchell, Mrs.
Mitchell, Mr. P. G.
Moreland, Mrs. G. M.
Morey, Mrs. J. M.
Morey, Miss J. M.
Morgan, Miss M.
Morton, Mr. W. T.
Morton, Mrs.
Muers, Lt. Cdr. P. E., R.N.
Murchison, Mr. M. A.
Murchison, Mrs.
Murchison, Miss C. M.
Murchison, Miss F. E. M.
Murray, Mrs. M. H.

Newlands, Mrs. M. K.
Nicholls, Mrs. M. L.

O’Toole, Mr. E. C.
O’Toole, Miss V. J.
O’Toole, Miss J. V.

Parr, Miss E. H.
Peebles, Miss H. M.
Poole, Mr. E. J.
Poole, Mrs.
Potts, Mr. W.
Poulton, Mr. W. O.
Poulton, Mrs.
Poulton, Miss M. R.

Rankin, Mrs. S. H.
Ragg, Mrs. C. G.
Redmond, Mr. T.
Richardson, Mr. J. B.
Roberts, Mr. B.
Roberts, Mrs.
Rowland, Miss J.
Runham, Mr. D.
Runham, Mrs.
Runham, Master S.

Sanders, Mrs. C. M.
Schmelzenbach, Miss K.
Scrimshaw, Mrs. R.
Seelye, Mrs. P. L.
Siddons, Miss E. M.
Slade, Mr. A. J.
Smith, Miss J.
Soulsby, Mrs. E.
Southgate, Mr. T.
Southgate, Mrs.
Sparks, Mrs. H. M. N.
Stenberg, Mr. R. W.
Stenberg, Mrs.
Stenberg, Miss L.
Stenberg, Master D. H.
Stewart, Miss H. M.
Still, Mr. L. C.
Still, Mrs.
Still, Miss M.
Szerszunowicz, Miss W.
Szerszunowicz, Miss J.

Tolley, Mrs. W. P.
Towers, Mrs. T. M.
Tremear, Mr. K. D.
Tremear, Mrs.
Tremear, Miss M.

Van Eyk, Mr. J.
Ventura, Mr. J. C.
Ventura, Mrs.
Ventura, Miss J. M. L.

Wain, Miss M. J.
Walker, Mr. A. G.
Walker, Mrs.
Walker, Mrs. W. D.
Walker, Miss M. F. G.
Wallace, Mr. J. T.
Ward, Mr. C. A.
Ward, Mrs.
Warnock, Mrs. A. E.
Watson, Mr. A. R. A.
Watson, Mrs.
Watson, Master R. C. A.
Watson, Miss S. J.
Watson, Miss P. M.
Watson, Mr. B.
Watson, Mr. S.
Watts, Mr. K. A.
Weedall, Mr. T.
Weedall, Mrs.
Wilson, Mrs. M. L. L.
Woolley, Mr. T. E.


The Austrian Folk Singers And Dancers

Adlassnig, Mr. H.
Bock, Dr. O. F.
Eberl, Mr. J. A.
Engau, Mrs. M.
Erfurt, Mrs. E.
Feiersinger, Mr. F.
Feiersinger, Mr. P.
Felfer, Mr. H. M.
Furndörfler, Mr. J.
Griesser, Mr. M.
Gruber, Mr. H.
Kern, Miss E. M. J.
Losch, Miss M.
Moser, Mr. H.
Moser, Miss M.
Orther, Mr. J.
Polsterer, Dr. Susanne
Steiner, Miss M.
Stockl, Miss V.
Wallinger, Mr. O.
Wigotschnig, Mr. A.
Zahaberger, Mr. K.

From Panama

Faulkner, Mr. D. K.
Faulkner, Mrs.



*Call at Pitcairn Island

On June 3rd 1956 the Ruahine called at Pitcairn Island. “An ill Pitcairner is brought aboard to have an X-ray taken on the ship’s X-ray machine by Miss Judith Helene Hall, under the direction of J.S. Clarke, the ship’s doctor.”

Source: “Pitcairn – Port of Call” by Herbert Ford, published 1996 by Hawser Titles, USA.

Called at Pitcairn Island on 3rd June 1956

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