November 1970 - 1st voyage, could not join as I was ill.
22nd February 1971 (fit and well) to 4th May - Iceland
24th August 1971 - 7th October 1971 - Can’t remember what we did this voyage (Commander
15th November 1971 - 11th January 1972 - Iceland. Chief Officer Willingham volunteered
his services and I was relieved 21st Feb 72. Later sent back to the vessel, however
a broken crankshaft terminated the voyage and Miranda was towed to Leith & paid off
23rd March 72.
30th June 1972 - 7th August 1972 - Captain Marrow, Ellerman Wilson Line (EWL). Seismic
Survey - Orkney, Shetland, Faeroes. National Environment Research Council & Durham
23rd August 1972 - 29th September 72 - Norway and North Cape.
16th November 1972 - 5th May 1973 - Iceland for full season.
15th December 1973 - 21st January 1974 - Iceland. Had given EWL notice to leave company
and joined NSF 1st February 1974.
Support Commanders I sailed with: Adams, Emden, Hammond, Roberts.
Welcome to Herbert Blagdon’s Page.
Herbert was Chief Officer on Miranda during the early seventies. He contacted us
recently with some photographs and a brief resume of his career onboard Miranda.
A Selection of Pictures supplied by Herbert Blagdon