Michael Fraser

26th May 2008, 10:47
hi my name is Michael Fraser i come from Aberdeen was in the merchant navy from 22/12/65 till 26/6/71.
ships i was on are.
Scottish Princess from 22/12/65 to 8/2/66
Benhiant from 14/2/66 to 2/8/66
Otaki from 18/8/66 to 2/1/67
Bengloe from 27/1/67 to 13/2/67
Benarty from 27/2/67 to 22/10/67
Benvorlich from 12/11/67 to 26/4/68
Baltic Trader from 23/5/68 to 5/8/68
Wiltshire from 5/9/68 to 19/3/69
Grangemouth from 28/4/69 to 31/5/69
British Lantren from 10/4/70 to 14/9/70
Salambria from 13/10/70 to 26/6/71
i started as deck boy (peggy) and got as far as EDH before i left the service have had great times and met some great guys to sail with over my years at sea,did my sea training at the Vindi does anyone remember Mr Haygate dont know if that spelt correct i think i was there from October 65 till December 65 or round about that time well that all i got for now.
regards shipmates Mick Fraser

Bruce Carson
26th May 2008, 11:39
From Michigan, a warm welcome to Ships Nostalgia, Mike.
Make yourself at home and enjoy all we have to offer on SN.
Chances are you'll be running into old shipmates before long.


26th May 2008, 11:42
Greetings Mick and welcome to SN from the south of England. Enjoy the site and bon voyage.

fred henderson
26th May 2008, 12:27
A warm welcome Michael. I hope that you will enjoy your membership and will join in the fun!


K urgess
26th May 2008, 12:36
Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire, Michael.
Hope there are some old shipmates among our crew.
Explore the ship and enjoy the trip.

non descript
26th May 2008, 12:46
Mick, that's a great introduction piece, well done and a warm welcome to you. Thank you for joining the community; enjoy the site and all it has to offer, and we very much look forward to your postings in due course. Bon Voyage.

26th May 2008, 14:00
Hi Micheal and welcome aboard from an exiled sheltie living in Cyprus. I'm sure you must have come across a few of us when you were with the Ben Line and Salvesens. Good luck with your future.Ian.(Thumb)

26th May 2008, 14:34
Hi Mick,sailed with you on board Baltic Trader. Joined in Grangemouth,remember the Bosun pointing out the Jumbo derrick think it was 30ton DWT. Nothing like the Arty's.

27th May 2008, 00:57
Welcome onboard to SN and enjoy the voyage

27th May 2008, 13:23
Hi Michael

I was shipmates with you on the Wiltshire 1968- another Sheltie if you remember me.


29th May 2008, 21:25
Welcome from Lancashire.

I hope you will enjoy the site.



6th June 2008, 10:22
hi mike. I was on the BENVORLICH at the same time as you Iwas 2nd cook@baker at the time.Bill Guyan is my name from ABERDEEN I am sure I you know as for the VINDI I myself was there 1965 it was a Mr Agate I am still at sea. BENVORLICH