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Search: Posts Made By: Johnnietwocoats
Forum: Bank Line 25th February 2014, 18:15
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
All of the above..specially Calcutta....(Pint)

All of the above..specially Calcutta....(Pint)
Forum: Bank Line 31st December 2013, 04:14
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Alistair In your final chapter I was expecting to...

Alistair
In your final chapter I was expecting to hear about some of the lesser superintendents...
I have a book about Bank Line showing Captain Lidstone and Albert Scales as Supers...
I was a first...
Forum: Bank Line 28th December 2013, 05:51
Replies: 78
Views: 13,463
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
LOL...Hope you had a great Christmas and looking...

LOL...Hope you had a great Christmas and looking forward to a Happy New Year...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 25th December 2013, 23:13
Replies: 91
Views: 9,997
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Hi Brian... Just visiting this thread as I am...

Hi Brian...
Just visiting this thread as I am usually on the Bank Line Thread. I think you and I may have gone to pre-sea school together. Gary Martin and I were pretty good pals. I know some of the...
Forum: Bank Line 25th December 2013, 22:53
Replies: 78
Views: 13,463
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Good story but weren't we Engineers and...

Good story but weren't we Engineers and Apprentices prone to a wee thieving ourselves sometimes...

I remember my first trip on the Eastbank loading Johnny Walker Scotch and Craven A cigarettes in...
Forum: Bank Line 22nd December 2013, 19:47
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Thanks for that Alan. I see that the white line...

Thanks for that Alan. I see that the white line is definitely lower than on the photo in my post. But does anyone think/know it is the same class of vessel?
Forum: Bank Line 22nd December 2013, 07:15
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Hi Alan....And a Merry Christmas and a Happy New...

Hi Alan....And a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and yours...

Thank you for the information..

I did my first trip on her for a year in July 1960...

Would you say that the photo...
Forum: Bank Line 22nd December 2013, 04:10
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Eastbank on the Hoogly

Can anyone tell me when the white line round the hull was removed from the Eastbank.

I believe the attached photo is an Eastbank class photo on the buoys on the Hooghly..

Can anyone verify anything...
Forum: Bank Line 13th November 2013, 16:44
Replies: 285
Views: 33,203
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Did you know of a Isaac Yeldall in Everards?

Did you know of a Isaac Yeldall in Everards?
Forum: Bank Line 14th October 2013, 00:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
I sailed with a Junior Apprentice on the Eastbank...

I sailed with a Junior Apprentice on the Eastbank 60 to 61.

His name was Michael Stevens and he went to LNS.
Forum: Bank Line 25th September 2013, 04:50
Replies: 27
Views: 2,726
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Can you remember the Old Mans name.... I had...

Can you remember the Old Mans name....

I had exactly the same offer as Senior Apprentice on the Streambank in 1963..

By Captain Williamson...I made a fortune in cigarettes...

Perhaps every Bank...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 24th September 2013, 19:00
Replies: 35
Views: 6,614
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
I was the Junior Apprentice with Lefty. My first...

I was the Junior Apprentice with Lefty. My first trip.

Remember it vividly as a young sixteen Year old. Don't remember much about Sharkys but was definitely there....

Old Man had a party on board...
Forum: Bank Line 29th August 2013, 02:39
Replies: 53
Views: 5,086
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Alistar...It says Westbank on the bow....

Alistar...It says Westbank on the bow....
Forum: Bank Line 17th August 2013, 18:27
Replies: 53
Views: 5,286
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Seychelles... First trip on the Eastbank in...

Seychelles...

First trip on the Eastbank in 1960....

We were on. Brocklebank Charter...

I remember we had Johnny Walker Whiskey...which was broken into.

And Craven A corked tipped cigarettes...
Forum: Bank Line 12th August 2013, 22:43
Replies: 94
Views: 8,900
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
I was senior apprentice on her for 16 months....

I was senior apprentice on her for 16 months. Captain Williamson. I can post the full crew list and voyage later
Cheers
John
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 18th July 2013, 22:24
Replies: 27
Views: 3,649
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Hi Brian. Did you go to Blythe Street with me?...

Hi Brian. Did you go to Blythe Street with me? Johnny Pye.
Forum: Bank Line 20th June 2013, 02:49
Replies: 94
Views: 8,900
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Here is the Evolution of design of Bank Line...

Here is the Evolution of design of Bank Line Ships from H&W between 53 and 68....
Forum: Bank Line 20th June 2013, 02:43
Replies: 94
Views: 8,900
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Here is H&W's list of Bank Line Ships built...

Here is H&W's list of Bank Line Ships built between 53 and 68....

I sailed on the Foylebank, Fleetbank and the Cedarbank....
Forum: Bank Line 11th June 2013, 20:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,809
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
And another...

And another...
Forum: Bank Line 11th June 2013, 20:37
Replies: 8
Views: 1,809
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
And another....

And another....
Forum: Bank Line 11th June 2013, 20:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,809
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Here is a photo of the newer Foylebank...not...

Here is a photo of the newer Foylebank...not quite as nice as the 55 model which I had the pleasure of sailing on....

John
Forum: Bank Line 24th May 2013, 17:46
Replies: 206
Views: 22,380
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
It was all part of the magic Andy....(Fly)

It was all part of the magic Andy....(Fly)
Forum: Bank Line 12th April 2013, 18:17
Replies: 665
Views: 54,510
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
As a later Senior Apprentice on the Fleetbank I...

As a later Senior Apprentice on the Fleetbank I remember the Study....Not for the purpose that it was intended but more as a place to have our morning tea and toast before a hard days work and also...
Forum: Bank Line 3rd April 2013, 20:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
From whenever I was a little boy in Glenarm Co...

From whenever I was a little boy in Glenarm Co Antrim I always wanted to go to sea....My uncles were all at sea and my Uncle Billy was Skipper on the Kerrymore in the mid fifties. This was a Kellys...
Forum: Bank Line 22nd March 2013, 03:04
Replies: 665
Views: 54,510
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Saturday Boats drills and Sunday inspections were...

Saturday Boats drills and Sunday inspections were designed that us Appy Dayworkers never got a minutes peace...

And then the Mate, the Chief and the Old Man retired to the Old Mans Quarters and told...
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