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Search: Posts Made By: Johnnietwocoats
Forum: Bank Line 22nd July 2014, 18:09
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Talking And I was fortunate to sail on three of...

And I was fortunate to sail on three of them...

Foylebank, Fleetbank and Cedarbank...
Forum: Bank Line 4th July 2014, 20:47
Replies: 72
Views: 4,807
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Batten Bars.. Sailed with Hatch Boards, Slab...

Batten Bars..

Sailed with Hatch Boards, Slab Hatches and McGregor...

All had their pros and cons...

McGregor Hatches were probably easiest to open and close but if the wheels came off the tracks...
Forum: Bank Line 25th February 2014, 18:15
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
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: 740
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: 13,851
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: 104
Views: 12,574
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: 13,851
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: 555
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: 555
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: 555
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: 34,510
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: 1,244
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: 3,083
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: 36
Views: 7,089
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: 5,458
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: 5,524
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: 9,864
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: 3,900
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: 9,864
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: 9,864
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: 1,905
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
And another...

And another...
Forum: Bank Line 11th June 2013, 20:37
Replies: 8
Views: 1,905
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
And another....

And another....
Forum: Bank Line 11th June 2013, 20:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,905
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: 23,288
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: 57,076
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...
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