Photographs of staff at events and outings, draft articles and other material from 1986

Scope and Content

Original file labelled ACT news but content addressed to Alec Peill, Ben Bulletin editor.  

  • 44 photographs of Ben Line people at events and outings to various sites, Ben Ellerman containers in transit, staff in offices, a scare-crow on the deck of a ship, an oil rig launching at Hull, Old Salts on the roof of the Edinburgh office and classic cars carried in Ben containers, 1957-c1980s;
  • 1 colour transparency of office staff standing beside a computer terminal, c1980s;
  • draft article about a Japan versus Scotland rugby game at Murrayfield, Edinburgh, which Ben Line invited Japanese customers to watch, 1986;
  • draft article about Poon Lim, Chinese Steward and only survivor of the sinking of Benlomond in 1942, 1986;
  • letter sent to Alec Peill from Ben Ocean Lancer on Ben-Odeco Limited paper with enclosed article from a Brazilian newspaper announcing that Ben Ocean Lancer had started drilling on behalf of Petrobras, 1986;
  • cartoon of an Assistant Steward, c1986.