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Search: Posts Made By: martin johns
Forum: Fishing Vessels 12th September 2012, 20:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,218
Posted By martin johns
Still Waters in Mevagissey - Was B 522, now FH...

Still Waters in Mevagissey - Was B 522, now FH 52
Celtic Dawn, Mevagissey - WK 10, now FY 10
Boy Ethan, Plymouth - B 215, now PH 215
Ajax, Newlyn - AH 32, now TO 32.
Charisma, Padstow - BA 45, now...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 1st July 2007, 20:41
Replies: 24
Views: 2,250
Posted By martin johns
Graham, I've found the FN article about Loch...

Graham,
I've found the FN article about Loch Erisort from 1967 & it states that the boat was the first stern trawler to get a HIDB grant.
I'll send it to you if you still have the same e-mail...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 1st July 2007, 08:38
Replies: 24
Views: 2,250
Posted By martin johns
Vicki B was built by at Bryce Waterhouse Marine,...

Vicki B was built by at Bryce Waterhouse Marine, in Worcester as Wbeedie said.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 27th May 2007, 23:50
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By martin johns
Angele Emiel

Any chance of getting a more specific location Trev.
I'm up that way in a couple of weeks so I could get some photos if I knew where she was.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 30th April 2007, 19:27
Replies: 110
Views: 17,561
Posted By martin johns
Many thanks Sam.

Many thanks Sam.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 18th April 2007, 18:00
Replies: 110
Views: 17,561
Posted By martin johns
Thanks very much Mike. I've sent you a PM with my...

Thanks very much Mike. I've sent you a PM with my address.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 4th April 2007, 23:14
Replies: 110
Views: 17,561
Posted By martin johns
No sign of either boat in the '63 edition Trev.

No sign of either boat in the '63 edition Trev.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 14th March 2007, 18:17
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By martin johns
Your best bet Glenn, is to PM Steve Farrow or Ian...

Your best bet Glenn, is to PM Steve Farrow or Ian Potterton. One of them is sure to have a picture.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 24th February 2007, 21:19
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By martin johns
There is a member called John Feltham who lives...

There is a member called John Feltham who lives in the Portsmouth area Trev. He regularly posts photos (occasionally of fishing boats). It maybe worth sending him a PM on the subject.
Martin
Forum: Fishing Vessels 24th February 2007, 21:17
Replies: 110
Views: 17,561
Posted By martin johns
No mention of BM 162 in '63 Olsens Trev.

No mention of BM 162 in '63 Olsens Trev.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 21st February 2007, 21:53
Replies: 110
Views: 17,561
Posted By martin johns
I have a '63 Olsens on the way. Should be here by...

I have a '63 Olsens on the way. Should be here by the weekend hopefully so I will check for BM 162 then.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 14th February 2007, 13:51
Replies: 15
Views: 1,913
Posted By martin johns
Trev, Confederate - A 527 was a Sputnik class...

Trev, Confederate - A 527 was a Sputnik class trawler I think, same as Pescoso II. Graham will know all about her for sure.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 11th February 2007, 21:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By martin johns
Nice website Graham. I notice that the Morning...

Nice website Graham.
I notice that the Morning Star was built at the Berwick shipyard. She has been lying at a boatyard in Plymouth for several years. I'll take a few photos for you next time I'm...
Forum: RNLI 20th January 2007, 22:31
Replies: 14
Views: 2,007
Posted By martin johns
Thanks for the link Lance. It's nice to see the...

Thanks for the link Lance. It's nice to see the boat is still being so well (and expensively ;) ) cared for.

martin
Forum: Fishing Vessels 23rd December 2006, 23:48
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By martin johns
Christmas Greetings & a Happy New Year to all the...

Christmas Greetings & a Happy New Year to all the fishing boat enthusiasts from Plymouth.
What a great website.....until I found it in April I didn't know so many shared my passion. Martin.
Forum: RNLI 30th October 2006, 22:19
Replies: 14
Views: 2,007
Posted By martin johns
Thanks Skipjack. Doug Pooley (sadly died several...

Thanks Skipjack. Doug Pooley (sadly died several years ago) was my Father's friend that I referred to at the start of the thread.
I saw the Jersey Gleaner several times in Padstow inner harbour after...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 26th October 2006, 23:26
Replies: 11
Views: 2,453
Posted By martin johns
Me too please Chris. Ta.

Me too please Chris. Ta.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 17th October 2006, 22:46
Replies: 10
Views: 2,174
Posted By martin johns
Roger Nowell has now sold Wayfinder back to the...

Roger Nowell has now sold Wayfinder back to the NE (possibly Hartlepool) & bought the Toms built Valerie May - FH 270 from Looe. The boat has now been re-named Imogen - PZ 11??.
Roger's brother,...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 16th October 2006, 23:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,174
Posted By martin johns
The Skipper was a very good book. I've read it 3...

The Skipper was a very good book. I've read it 3 times to date. The TV series was also excellent. It was about 6 episodes of 1 hour each & was a "fly on the wall" style series following the crew of a...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 15th October 2006, 21:39
Replies: 10
Views: 2,174
Posted By martin johns
Books about fishing or fishing boats

Christmas is "just around the corner" as they say & i'm sure i'm not the only person that is more than happy if Father Christmas leaves me a book about fishing or fishing boats.

Due to the "limited...
Forum: RNLI 8th September 2006, 23:08
Replies: 14
Views: 2,007
Posted By martin johns
Many thanks foir the information Sandman, The...

Many thanks foir the information Sandman,
The boat really was kept in Yacht condition. All the wheelhouse was varnished & she had two 6LX Gardners that you could eat your dinner off.
Regards, Martin.
Forum: RNLI 7th September 2006, 23:21
Replies: 14
Views: 2,007
Posted By martin johns
Jersey Gleaner

Hello all,
Many years ago a friend of my Father had an ex-RNLI lifeboat called Jersey Gleaner that he used as a diving charter boat. I'm not sure wether she was a Barnett or Watson class boat. I know...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 20th July 2006, 23:21
Replies: 110
Views: 17,561
Posted By martin johns
Fair point Davie, I suppose the phrase, "for your...

Fair point Davie,
I suppose the phrase, "for your own use" somewhat rules it out.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 20th July 2006, 19:40
Replies: 110
Views: 17,561
Posted By martin johns
Olsen's

As far as I'm aware copyright law as Davie describes only applies if more than 15% of the publication is copied & only if it is then sold for commercial gain.

Firstly, the fishing boat lists...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 22nd June 2006, 21:24
Replies: 21
Views: 2,042
Posted By martin johns
Brixham Trawler Race

Hi Graham,
The fisheries protection ship was HMS Severn I think.
I did get a photo as she flew past. If you PM me your name & address i'll send you a CD with my photos of the day on it.
Regards,...
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