Master Mariner Recounts His ‘Sea Stories’


  • Master mariner and salvage expert Alan Loynd came to Hong Kong in 1976 to work for a Swire shipping company, becoming a captain at the age of 25
  • His team’s rescue of a China Airlines plane that crashed off the Kai Tak runway in 1993 is the one time a Boeing 747 has been salvaged from the sea in one piece

Ship captain who rescued a crashed plane from Hong Kong’s harbour, towed a container ship backwards in the Taiwan Strait and greeted Queen Elizabeth in Tuvalu, says an article in SCMP.

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Source: SCMP


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