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Search: Posts Made By: Johnnietwocoats
Forum: Bank Line 19th April 2015, 04:36
Replies: 17
Views: 2,716
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Happy 80th Birthday Alan....Here's to many...

Happy 80th Birthday Alan....Here's to many more...Johnny
Forum: Bank Line 28th January 2015, 23:59
Replies: 32
Views: 3,383
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Alistair would certainly be one of the...

Alistair would certainly be one of the favourites. Anyone who went from Cadet/Apprentice to Master would be well up there. (Applause) (Pint)
Forum: Bank Line 30th December 2014, 06:24
Replies: 32
Views: 3,383
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
I was fortunate to pretty much cruise around the...

I was fortunate to pretty much cruise around the world a few times during my four year apprenticeship with the company.
I did the Calcutta/West Africa run.
The Calcutta/River Plate at least...
Forum: Bank Line 26th December 2014, 23:37
Replies: 32
Views: 3,383
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year everyone..

Interesting Groups...

But what would the East and West Coasts of South America and West Africa come under...?
Forum: Bank Line 25th December 2014, 00:00
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Check this out for the wreck...

Check this out for the wreck site...


http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?17475
Forum: Bank Line 6th December 2014, 21:32
Replies: 51
Views: 6,220
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
I've had those memories....and the distinct...

I've had those memories....and the distinct memories of re entering the UK Coastal waters...(Pint)
Forum: Bank Line 3rd November 2014, 01:27
Replies: 51
Views: 6,220
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Carbon Black...still suffer from how it affected...

Carbon Black...still suffer from how it affected my lungs...




http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/155228/title/three-apprentices/cat/500
Forum: Bank Line 8th September 2014, 21:09
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
The lady/girl passenger is cute....

The lady/girl passenger is cute....
Forum: Bank Line 5th September 2014, 00:26
Replies: 25
Views: 3,677
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
My first impressions when I joined the "Eastbank"...

My first impressions when I joined the "Eastbank" in July 1960...


We were taken to the ship by boat and as I climbed up the Pilot ladder to the deck I saw one of the Indian crewmembers at the top...
Forum: Bank Line 2nd September 2014, 17:50
Replies: 25
Views: 3,677
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Glad you got through the storm and are...

Glad you got through the storm and are back...Regards Johnnie...
Forum: Bank Line 22nd July 2014, 18:09
Replies: 25
Views: 3,677
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: 78
Views: 9,599
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: 51
Views: 6,220
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: 1,191
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: 15,672
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: 123
Views: 25,085
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: 15,672
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: 848
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: 848
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: 848
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: 41,072
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: 1,770
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: 4,633
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: 8,407
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: 7,391
Posted By Johnnietwocoats
Alistar...It says Westbank on the bow....

Alistar...It says Westbank on the bow....
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