Small Ships News

Frederick Finch

Member Frank Finch joined his first ship in April 1942, Norwegian oil tanker MT Falkefjell at 15 years of age. After sailing around the world MT Falkefjell returned to Sydney …

Vernon Kite

Vernon Francis Kite enlisted in the Australian Navy which being short of vessels at the time transferred him to Small Ships.  He was employed as Greaser on S-85 SS Masaya …

James Gadd

Jim was 16 years old in 1941 and attended Navy League Cadets at Milsons Point Sydney for two Saturdays. During seamanship training the boys were required to row a boat …