Captain Ken - Accounts from a life at sea
Captain Ken Owen had a long career at sea which included sailing as master with Overseas Containers Limited (OCL), P&O Containers and P&O Nedlloyd. Ken is now retired and in 2020 he started writing a monthly article for publication under using the pen name 'Captain Ken' in the Mellor Church Outlook magazine.
A number of articles that Ken has written are about his time with the company and he has very kindly agreed that we can share them here.
Nb: The dates shown below indicate the ponlheritage.com publication date. The church magazine edition (MM/YY) is shown against each article.
Captain Ken #1 - Liverpool Bay refugee rescue - 20/11/2021
Captain Ken #5 - Strathconon yacht race rescue - 18/12/2021
Captain Ken #6 - Fire on board - 28/01/2022
Captain Ken #7 - The Ship's Cat - 12/05/2022