John Richards

John Richards

pioneers Like many young Jamaican men of his day, John obtained contract work on USA farms. This began in 1945 when he was 19 years old, but on hearing of Empire Windrush’s one-way fare of £28.10s to England, it was an offer that could not be refused. John enjoyed the...
Peter Dielhenn

Peter Dielhenn

pioneers Peter Dielhenn was born in London in 1929. He developed an interest in ships because of his brother who was in the Royal Navy and his uncle who was a chief baker on a ship during the Second World War. Peter was employed on his first ship, Empire Windrush, in...