Jonathan “Jae” Jones


Started with B&C Sept 1978 as deck cadet

December 1982 made redundant from B&C, then employed by Neptune Shipping on behalf of CI Shipping at the end of January 1983 as 3rd Mate on Al Attared, the first CI Shipping management vessel as we took it over from Fyffes in Jeddah.

I then left to work in the S.North sea ending up as Master from 95 to 2004 on Aggregate Dredgers.

2004 to 2006 with Condor Ferries

2006 moved ashore into management as Marine Manager DPA the as Operations Manager for marine aggregate company.

Moved in 2012 to Global Marine Systems as their Nautical Manager DPA.

Joined MAIB as Marine Accident Inspector in June 2015, based in Southampton.

Seems like only yesterday I joined the Clan Alpine in Avonmouth as a 16 year old obnoxious kid.

My father was Howard Jones, started with Clan Line in 1955 ended up as Master, spend nearly his whole life with B&C, retiring at 57, then joined P&O on Harwich To Hook of Holland as 2/O until he was 65.

Passed away on Xmas day 2012 aged 73.

Service Record

From

To

Clan Alpine

Cadet

9/1978

2/1979

Swapped Ships in India

Clan MacNair

Cadet

2/1979

5/1979

Scottish Lion

Cadet

9/1979

12/1979

Scottish Eagle

Cadet

7/1980

12/1980

King Alfred

Cadet

3/1981

6/1981

Table Bay

Cadet

8/1981

9/1981

Balmoral Universal

Cadet

9/1981

12/1981

2nd Mates Certificate

Plymouth

1982


Stirling Universal

3rd Officer

9/1982

10/1982

Kinpurnie Universal

3rd Officer

10/1982

12/1982

Made Redundant by B&C

12/1982


Al Attared

3rd Officer

1/1983

7/1983

Al Mareekh

3rd Officer

11/1983

5/1984

Scirocco Universal

3rd Officer

7/1984

12/1984

Meltem

2nd Officer

8/1985

2/1986

Al Attared

2nd Officer

5/1986

12/1986

Bora Universal

2nd Officer

4/1987

11/1987

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