Elder Dempster Lines

Graham Austin

Oral testimony

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Graham was a Printer for Elder Dempster Lines

Graham Austin

As a Printer for Elder Dempster Lines, Graham Austin sometimes worked 18-hours a day and was responsible for printing the menus, programme of events and stationary for the ship’s various departments.

Graham joined Elder Dempster Lines after a chance meeting with a union secretary on a bus in 1970.

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