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Search: Posts Made By: Erimus
Forum: RNLI 20th June 2015, 03:44
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Erimus
Thanks Sister.. Geoff

Thanks Sister..

Geoff
Forum: RNLI 19th June 2015, 16:59
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Erimus
St. Abbs lifeboat -proposed closure

Many of you will be aware of the very small RNLI station at St.Abbs on the North East Coast, this is now scheduled for closure despite the obvious need for the massive( for them) diving and...
Forum: Ship Research 19th June 2015, 11:36
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By Erimus
Totally agree....finder was on local TV and he...

Totally agree....finder was on local TV and he said he was amazed that such a company would throw the pictures out...especially in the North East!

geoff
Forum: J & J Denholm 16th June 2015, 18:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By Erimus
I don't remember Captain Reid although his name...

I don't remember Captain Reid although his name sort of rings a bell from one of the Port Talbot ships..Ormsary or Arisaig pehaps? Did meet Captain Allan, think I did a full pay-off on the Tees once...
Forum: J & J Denholm 16th June 2015, 08:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By Erimus
Most polite to us agents was Warwick...

Most polite to us agents was Warwick Furneaux.....best laugh Alf Cromarty.

Geoff
Forum: Bulk Carriers 9th June 2015, 08:23
Replies: 340
Views: 71,468
Posted By Erimus
Gothland...real slow ship...we always added 3...

Gothland...real slow ship...we always
added 3 extra days wheb planning her voyages...

Geoff
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 31st May 2015, 07:10
Replies: 17
Views: 1,759
Posted By Erimus
When Keith owned/ran Neashams Garages went on a...

When Keith owned/ran Neashams Garages went on a Treasure Hunt with him and others...afterwards had long chat about Jazz and he bought that Bernato Hasson Bentley short while aafter....spelling may be...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 30th May 2015, 20:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,759
Posted By Erimus
It may be of interest that Bruce Ropner died last...

It may be of interest that Bruce Ropner died last month, great-grandson of Sir Robert...he was a former racing driver and Olympic Bobsleigh man.......he farmed just outside Bedale....

geoff
Forum: The Engine Room 30th May 2015, 17:18
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Erimus
http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2012/02/wh...

http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2012/02/why-anvils-are-shaped-as-they-are-and-why-blacksmiths-often-tap-the-anvil-after-a-few-strikes-on-the-object-theyre-working-on/

This might help...or...
Forum: Ship Research 30th May 2015, 14:21
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Erimus
That's the one! geoff

That's the one!

geoff
Forum: Ship Research 30th May 2015, 09:47
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Erimus
That must have been a replacement vessel Tony as...

That must have been a replacement vessel Tony as we were using the Barima at least five years earlier..

geoff
Forum: Ship Research 29th May 2015, 19:28
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Erimus
This vessel was one of the 'Rio' Class of vessels...

This vessel was one of the 'Rio' Class of vessels operated as ore carriers( 26000 dwt from memory) by the Navios Corporation of the Bahamas, she was under charter, along with about 6 others of her...
Forum: Ferries 28th May 2015, 13:50
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By Erimus
Euotunnel/MyFerryLink -latest.

Lloyds Loading List lunchtime bulletin advise:-

Eurotunnel has confirmed that the contract linking its subsidiary MyFerryLink with a workers’ co-operative providing crews for its ferries will not be...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 26th May 2015, 18:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Erimus
...........and I was her Port agent from 1960 and...

...........and I was her Port agent from 1960 and then her Head Office scheduler till she left our fleet in the 70's.......but we both know she wasn't a tanker James!

cheers

geoff
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 26th May 2015, 16:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Erimus
Technically an ore carrier she was part of our...

Technically an ore carrier she was part of our (BISCOre/BSC), then medium sized, fleet along with the Denholm 'Duns' /RS Dalgliesh Pennyworth etc......a good workhorse on a rough trade....always nice...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th May 2015, 15:12
Replies: 35
Views: 5,441
Posted By Erimus
Just spotted the above after been away from site...

Just spotted the above after been away from site for a while.....'tis an old one but totally inaccurate...Vallum was the name Common Bros. gave their ore carriers on charter to BISC(Ore)Ltd; under...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 12th May 2015, 16:23
Replies: 20
Views: 1,108
Posted By Erimus
Love cruises...lots of places to do nothing if...

Love cruises...lots of places to do nothing if that is what you want..and many do.We always have outside balcony and spend many hours just watching
the sea and other traffic...

Geoff
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th April 2015, 09:02
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By Erimus
Spawn of the devil,like Twitter.... Geoff But I...

Spawn of the devil,like Twitter....
Geoff

But I am not a man of strong opinions...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd April 2015, 11:29
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By Erimus
Impressive what!.....I was in Busan/Pusan a...

Impressive what!.....I was in Busan/Pusan a couple of years ago and think I counted 40 gantries but not all on same terminal and no more than 4 working the ships we could see...

geoff
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 20th April 2015, 16:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By Erimus
I had to deliver such a message a couple of times...

I had to deliver such a message a couple of times on the demise of a seafarer....one was calm, the other blamed me and my companion for the death even though it was 3000 miles away...

geoff
Forum: Say Hello 19th April 2015, 21:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By Erimus
Jackie.....I remember your Father from my days as...

Jackie.....I remember your Father from my days as BISCOre Agency on the Tees and then in London, we met up once thereafter in Liverpool, always 'a gent' to us agency lads...

geoff
Forum: Bank Line 24th March 2015, 07:51
Replies: 25
Views: 4,721
Posted By Erimus
Funnily enough just recently painted picture of...

Funnily enough just recently painted picture of this vessel....for good friend Roy Willis,from Hull, who sailed on her (engine dept) and Forresbank..

Geoff
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 17th March 2015, 21:47
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By Erimus
Was at a show at Olympia once and a chap selling...

Was at a show at Olympia once and a chap selling them was asked where he kept his 'in the boot' was the answer...

geoff
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 12th March 2015, 16:50
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Erimus
Hadn't heard...thanks... geoff

Hadn't heard...thanks...

geoff
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th March 2015, 18:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By Erimus
Thanks for new info...know Stena had something in...

Thanks for new info...know Stena had something in pipeline from regular e-shots...
I too will miss the more southerly landing when visiting our family in the Wicklows...

geoff.
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