Grand Reunion 2011, section 4 — The dinner

For Grand Reunion 2011, section 1, click here

For Grand Reunion 2011, section 2, click here

For Grand Reunion 2011, section 3, click here


The movie: 

Includes a short introduction by Alva James, followed by George Swaine’s speech, and ends with scenes of all the diners.  Click here

In his speech, George (above) quotes from American poet Longfellow and the Scots seaman, Captain Sir David Bone of the Anchor Line.  For the full text of the speech, click here

George and Debbie Swaine with Stephen Card , Allen Soares (far right) and Allan Davidson (facing).

Photographs: Simon Mitchell

The souvenir dinner menu (above) was based on Furness Bermuda Line’s luncheon menu and carried the famous ‘Bermuda Sloop’ by Captain Magnus Musson on the cover (right).


Artwork and design: Alva James  and Sara Avery

Printing: Graham Engineering Ltd