I had reported to the federation offices in the royal group docks on Monday 5th September, and was previously given a job on the Duquesa.
On leaving the shipping federation offices I made my way to the King George basin, where the Royston Grange, a Houlder Brothers ship, was berthed. I got this ship after being expected to work straight away on the Duquesa. The Royston grange also carried twelve passengers.
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