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CUNARD LINE
P & O and ORIENT LINERS
UNION-CASTLE LINE
ANCHOR LINE
BANK LINE
ELLERMAN LINES
GRAND OLD LADIES
BLUE FUNNEL
PORT LINE
CHRISTIAN SALVESEN
PUFFERS-"AULD REEKIE"
PORT OF LONDON-1962
SAGUENAY TERMINALS
"FAREWELL" UGANDA
BRITISH INDIA LINE
BULLARD KING'S NATAL DIRECT LINE
ZIM PICTORIAL
RFA TANKERS
BROCKLEBANK MEMOIRS
WHITE EMPRESSES
CLAN LINE
ELDER DEMPSTER
MANCHESTER LINERS
BLUE STAR GALLERY
ELDERS & FYFFES
CHRISTENSEN CANADIAN AFRICAN LINES (C.C.A.L.).
C.C.A.L. GALLERY
TRAMP STEAMERS & LIBERTY GALLERY PLUS CANADIAN BUILT "FORTS"
FREEDOM FREIGHTERS
TANKERS
CANADIAN NATIONAL S.S. GALLERY.
BOWATER GALLERY
HARRISON LINE (Mini Gallery)
THE THREE "DELS" & DELTA CRUISE LINES
MISC. CARGO ETC.
WEATHER SHIPS (BRITISH & NORTH AMERICAN)
RADIO OFFICER NOSTALGIA
R/O GALLERY
FOUR YEARS OF FUN WITH ANCHOR LINE by Ian Walker
"A SEAGOING SAGA" - Trevor Inman
ALAN SHARD - WARTIME MN REMINISCENCES
CAPT'N PETER ASHCROFT, EXPLOITS OF
SEA STORIES & OTHERS
AIME'S STORY & PICTORIALS
MEMOIRS OF A RADIO OFFICER
RELATED SITES

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Courtesy Narve Sorensen

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Courtesy Narve Sorenson

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Courtesy Narve Sorensen

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THORSTRAND 1949

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THORSOY 1964

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THORSISLE 1949

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THORSGAARD 1952

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THORSDROTT 1964

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THOR 1 1978

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THORSCAPE - 1954 - Courtesy Narve Sorensen

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THORSCAPE 1941

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THORSHALL - 1948

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THORSWAVE AT CAPETOWN. - Author's File

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"T" jetty at the Port of Durban circa 1950,  the principal port for CCAL on the South and East African coast.

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THORSWAVE - 1968

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THORSTREAM - 1960

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THORSRIVER - 1959

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THORSHOPE - 1958 - Courtesy Narve Sorensen

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THORSDRAKE - 1956

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THORSCARRIER - 1959 - Courtesy Narve Sorensen

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THORSCAPE 1977 - Courtesy Narve Sorensen

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THOR GLIMT May/78

Mr. Per Fogstad retired as Managing Director at the end of 1977.   Mr. Fogstad was replaced by Mr. Øystein Bøe.

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THOR GLIMT Nov/75

Inspektør Karl Otto Evensen døde plutselig den 9. juli 1975 under et opphold i Oslo,  vel 58 år gammel.  Evensen ville neste år ha kunnet feire 30 års sammenhengende tjeneste i A/S Thor Dahl idet han startet sin maskinistkarriere 14. juni 1946 ombord på MS THORNES.  Senere var han maskinsjef på MS PHILAE,  MS THOR I,  MS THORSHALL,  MS THORSCAPE,  MS THORSRIVER og MS THORSØY

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M.V. THORSHOPE in the St. Lawrence Seaway 1977 - THOR GLIMT May/77

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THOR GLIMT May/78

Captain Oscar Lian retired at the beginning of 1978 at the age of 60.   Captain Lian started sailing with the company in 1952.

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THOR GLIMT May/78

Mr. Philip R. Gosling,  President of Kerr Steamships  (Canada)  Ltd.,  Montreal,  General Agents for C.C.A.L,  ended his career on the 30th. of April 1976.   He joined Kerr in 1951 as Line Manager for C.C.A.L. and later became top man of the Company.   He was a good natured and experienced shipping man with whom it was a pleasure to work.

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THOR GLIMT May/78

Line Manager Mr. Ragnar Klavenes in the Sandfjord head office.

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THOR GLIMT Nov/80

On the 12th. June 1980,  Captain John Sørensen retired after a long sailing career with the Company.   On the right,  Owner of C.C.A.L. Lars Christensen and on the left Director Øistein Bøe,  both in Sandfjord.

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THOR GLIMT May/78

Line meeting held in a cottage in the Norwegian mountains.   Needless to say some time was set aside for recreation as well !:
From left to right: Mr. R. Klavenes,  A. Gjevik,  P.O. Jensen,  H. Oosterhuis and Herbert Lambert.

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THOR GLIMT May/78

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Befrakterassistent IVAR NILSEN. - THOR GLIMT May/78

Above,  Assistant Line Manager and later Line Manager P.O. Jensen in the Sandfjord head office.

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THOR GLIMT Oct/78

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THOR GLIMT Oct/78

Captain Olaf Niemann retired in 1978,  after 18 years as owners representatives/port captain for CCAL in Montreal.   He was replaced by Captain A. Gjevik.

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Mr. Coos de Vries,  Managing Director of Nedlloyd Agencies  (Pty) Ltd., Durban,  General Agents for C.C.A.L.,  at his retirement and Royal decoration end 1981.
 

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THOR GLIMT May/79

M.V. THORSCAPE,  the first vessel to arrive at the Port of Hamilton,  Ontario in the 1979 navigational season.   A reception was held on the vessel on April 7th.
 
From left to right:   Mr. Earl Perkins - Hamilton Harbour Commissioners,  Chief Engineer R. Martinsen,  Mrs. M. Olsen,  Captain Fritjof  M. Olsen,  Master of M.V. THORSCAPE,  Chief Officer R. Myrsve,  Mr. Alway,  Hamilton Harbour Commissioners,  Captain A. Gjevik,  Owners Representative,  CCAL.

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THOR GLIMT May/79

M.V. THOR 1 unloading locomotives in Mombasa,  Kenya.

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THOR GLIMT Oct/78

M.V. THOR 1 with the CN tower as deck cargo!

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THOR GLIMT May/79

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THOR GLIMT Nov/79

M.V. THORSCAPE in Montreal loading a tourist bus destined for Africa.

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THOR GLIMT Nov/79

M.V. THORSCAPE in Montreal loading John Deere tractors for African farmers.

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THOR GLIMT Oct/78

A new reefer facility was opened at shed 51,  Hochelaga Terminal,  Port of Montreal on 16th May 1978.   The shed was mainly built to receive/distribute fruit from South Africa mostly carried by CCAL vessels.
 
Mr. Roger Paquin,  President Logistec Corporation is seen cutting the ribbon.

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THOR GLIMT Nov/79

THOR (The God of Thunder) given a facelift in Capetown.

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THOR GLIMT June/80

M.V. THOR 1 in the Port of  Dar-es-Salaam.

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THOR GLIMT June/80

Managers from Africa discuss CCAL Marketing.

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THOR GLIMT June/81

M.V. THORSCAPE in Durban Dry Dock.

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THOR GLIMT Dec/81

Dec 1981- A/S Thor Dahl's new offices in Sandfjord,  Norway.

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THOR GLIMT May/82

M.V. THOR 1 passing Eisenhower Lock in the St. Lawrence Seaway.

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THOR GLIMT May/82

Unloading of heavy lifts at Mombasa.

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THOR GLIMT May/82

The head office in Sandefjord.

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THOR GLIMT May/82

Head Office personnel in Sandefjord.

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THOR GLIMT Nov/82

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THOR GLIMT Nov/82

Well known people from Nedlloyd in Africa - November 1982.

MATERIAL FOR C.C.A.L. WAS KINDLY PROVIDED BY MR. COOS DE VRIES AND RETIRED CAPTAIN ANDREAS GJEVIK OF MONTREAL.

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