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Herbert Blagdon’s Page

H. Blagdon - Miranda


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 Adams)


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 University.


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.

Crew of Miranda 1972 - Icelandic Fjord?
A Selection of Pictures supplied by Herbert Blagdon
Crew of Miranda 1972 - Icelandic Fjord?