Elder Dempster Lines

John Goble

Oral testimony

Read John Goble's interview

John was a Chief Officer for Elder Dempster Lines

John Goble

John Goble was a Chief Officer for Elder Dempster Lines. John joined Elder Dempsters in 1963 as Third Mate, earning £78.16.0 a month.

In his interview, John discusses the challenges of working at sea, his first impressions on West Africa and how the impact containerisation had on the industry.

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