Read Olu Olaseinde's story
Olu is a musician and a former passenger with Elder Dempster
Olu Olaseinde, aged four, sailed with his mother and baby brother to Nigeria from Liverpool in 1956. The memoirs here reflect upon the Olaseinde family’s experiences with Elder Dempster, and the importance of Elder Dempster for West Africa’s independence generation
APAPA berthed in Liverpool Northern Docks, c. early-mid 1960s. Image courtesy of Steve New (photographer unknown).