Capt. S. R. New MA - Maritime Historian

Preserving Our Maritime Heritage

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Seafaring & Maritime Industry Experience

Seafaring Experience:

London Nautical School - Sea Cadet Corps (Cadet & Lieut. RNR SCC) - Norwegian Sail Training Ship 'Sorlandet' - Elder Dempster Lines Ltd. - P.Henderson Line Ltd. - General Steam Navigation Company - F.C.Strick & Co Ltd - Ben Line Steamers Ltd. - Ellerman & Papayanni Lines Ltd. - Hudson's Bay Company (Sailing Ketch 'Nonsuch') - United Baltic Corporation Ltd. - Royal Naval Reserve (Q002327) - Cunard Brocklebank Ltd - British Shipping Federation (Work Study Team) - The Merchant Navy Training Board (Training Adviser) - Bugge Supply Ship (UK) Ltd. - Northern Offshore (NOL) Marine Services Ltd. - Red Funnel Group (Ferries & Tugs) - The Marine Society 'Earl of Romney' (Ch.Off /Training Officer) - Effluents Services Ltd.- Hoverspeed Dover (Hovercraft job trial) - WightLink Ltd - Trinity House (THV ‘Patricia) - P&O/Stena Line (Dover) - Hythe Ferry (Relieving whilst at Greenwich University) - RYA Quailified Practical Yachtmaster/Instructor (Power & Sail) 1975-2001, Port of Southampton (Pilotage Exemption Certificate for Passenger Ferries)


Marine Media:

Shipboard experience as Director/Cameraman (Marine Audio Visual Instructional Systems, Marine Media, Industrial Film Services, Ergon Media Solutions): Shell Tankers, P&O Gas Tankers, Shaw Saville, Buries Marks, NOL Marine Services Ltd., British Rail Ferries, Kelvin Hughes, Decca Marine Radar. Etc.


Marine Projects:

Dept of Trade & Industry ’Ergonomic Ship's Bridge Design Study’ - experience as a project team leader contracted to The British Shipping Federation - Research included personal voyages on board the following company’s ships: Shell Tankers, Esso Tankers, Bank Line, Stephenson & Clarke, Everards, BP Tankers, Denholms, 'Dukesgarth', Mobil Tankers.etc.

Merchant Navy Training Board/ British Chamber of Shipping (Training Division) / The Briish Shipping Federation - Employed as a MNTB Training Adviser (Film & Special Projects) Projects included: Poduction of ‘Survival at Sea’  film & formulation of MN Sea Survival Training. - City & Guilds Skills Certificate Scheme - Training Record Books (Upgrade of MNTB Deck, Engineer & Catering Apprenticeship Schemes)..

Qualified RYA Practical Yachtmaster/Instructor (Power & Sail) 1975-2001 (also part time RYA shorebased instructor at London School of Navigation.

ABP/Exxon/Red Funnel Towage Southampton Escort Tug Trials (engaged as seamanship & navigation consultant & trainer.

Port/Base Security Security Officer at HMS Excellent (Whale Island) & Marchwood Military Port.