From the Blue Funnel Association Newsletter of March 2004:
"Dennis Gallagher who owns a number of ships out in New Zealand has painted his ships in Blue Funnel colours, including the cranes in the well known buff colours. Not only that, Dennis has given his ships Blue Funnel names. One is the PROTESILAUS. She is of 4,000 dwt."
Dennis was Fourth Mate (Extra Third Mate, to give him his official title) on the Talthybius with Glynne Pritchard and I. He sent this picture to Glynne.
Anyone interested in joining the Blue Funnel Association should write via snail mail (the Secretary does not have an email address) to:
Blue Funnel Association
375 Leasowe Road