First Bahama Cruise Line Passport Club Member (name unknown) and Captain
Jens Thorn on S.S. Bermuda Star -- March 1986. Captain Thorn
was one of the owners of Bermuda Star Line and ran a very tight ship.
His father was a German U-boat captain in WWII. (Bahama Cruise Line
was later changed to Bermuda Star Line, Inc.).
These are two photos from the
album, covering the period of March 1986 through September 3, 1987.
The album, which contains photos of various Bahama Cruise Line, Inc.
Passport Club events held on the S.S. Bermuda Star, was given to us
by Captain Dimitrescu because no one in Alang would have any use of it and
would just be thrown away. From time to time, the photos were used in
the "Telegraph," the newsletter of the Bahama Cruise Line Passport Club.
If anyone would like to know if there is a photo of a particular person
during that time period, please e-mail us. Unfortunately, we (Bill and Ginger) aren't
able to upload all the photos.
This page was also laying under the glass on the
navigation table on the Bridge. It was a little harder to remove
because it was stuck to the table after all those years. The Captain gave us the
In January 2004 we visited an antique shop in Arcadia, Florida, and we found a book entitled, "Ocean Liners of the 20th Century" by
Gordon Newell. Lo and behold, this was a page in the book. The page features Commodore Thomas N.
This photo of the S.S. Brasil, taken prior to
1963, was the third one laying under the glass on the navigation table on
the Bridge. Like the prior article, this was a little harder to
remove. This is the original that was on the table.