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Forum: Houlder Brothers 28th April 2014, 11:30
Replies: 98
Views: 14,343
Posted By marinero
Hi Bob. Very sad news indeed, Dave as you say was...

Hi Bob.
Very sad news indeed, Dave as you say was a nice bloke. RIP

Leo
Forum: Nautical Colleges 16th January 2014, 10:12
Replies: 550
Views: 88,672
Posted By marinero
Hi Alan. I wouldn't recognise you from that photo...

Hi Alan. I wouldn't recognise you from that photo (you ugly bugger) I was there Nov. 61 - Dec. 61(Catering) but I don't have a photo or know if a one was taken. If anyone out there has a photo of...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 1st January 2014, 12:19
Replies: 935
Views: 125,151
Posted By marinero
Hi, I also did the maiden voyage and the...

Hi, I also did the maiden voyage and the following one. I was Leo,one of the cabin boys. I stayed with Houlders until I took early retirement in 1999. Never regretted one moment of it.
Regards (Thumb)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 31st October 2013, 15:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,001
Posted By marinero
Hi Vasco. I went into the Furness Scheme which...

Hi Vasco.
I went into the Furness Scheme which later became the Kenwake Scheme. I took early retirement from MNOPF,MNRPF & Kenwake and when I reached 65 my Kenwake payment doubled.
Did you not join...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th September 2013, 14:35
Replies: 935
Views: 125,151
Posted By marinero
[QUOTE=jmd999;697729] Hi. I sailed with Captain...

[QUOTE=jmd999;697729]
Hi.
I sailed with Captain Oddy on the "Oremina" in the back end of 1968.
Like him I also had a stammer and we both had the same habit of putting our heads to one side when we...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 15th August 2013, 13:44
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By marinero
Hi David. I was on the Hardwicke Grange from Feb...

Hi David.

I was on the Hardwicke Grange from Feb 1963 until November 1964 and it did not happen whilst I was there, maybe it was the Hornby.

Regards
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th June 2013, 17:20
Replies: 935
Views: 125,151
Posted By marinero
Hi Andre. I've been on holiday hence the late...

Hi Andre.
I've been on holiday hence the late reply. I never sailed with George as we were of the same rank but I'm sure Alan Tyler did as I have heard him talk of him. From all accounts he was a...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th May 2013, 11:55
Replies: 189
Views: 26,811
Posted By marinero
Herewith Crew & Passenger list for the "Royston...

Herewith Crew & Passenger list for the "Royston Grange"
Regards (Thumb)
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th May 2013, 11:32
Replies: 189
Views: 26,811
Posted By marinero
Hi Cynthia. Once again many thanks for your...

Hi Cynthia.
Once again many thanks for your sterling work in keeping alive the memories of those who perished and tending the grave. I attended the Memorial Service for John Houlder last year where a...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 12th February 2013, 15:23
Replies: 98
Views: 14,343
Posted By marinero
Hi Alan. Can't remember the Windmill but it...

Hi Alan.
Can't remember the Windmill but it doesn't sound like our sort of pub, not like the one outside the dry dock gates in North Shields.
If needed Alan there's a bed for you and Ann. Give me a...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 10th February 2013, 17:30
Replies: 98
Views: 14,343
Posted By marinero
Alan/Angus That pub was good for a bed for the...

Alan/Angus

That pub was good for a bed for the night if you could not get back to the ship. The curry was always welcome.

Regards
Forum: Houlder Brothers 2nd January 2013, 11:46
Replies: 103
Views: 10,470
Posted By marinero
All just memories now Alan. Have a good new year...

All just memories now Alan. Have a good new year and love to Ann. Spoke to Cheddar and Jonesy yesterday and both are quite well

Leo
Forum: Houlder Brothers 2nd January 2013, 11:43
Replies: 935
Views: 125,151
Posted By marinero
Hi Malcolm. I just feel older as I had a heavy...

Hi Malcolm. I just feel older as I had a heavy paper round when I was a young lad. Mind you though, all those years looking after you lot is enough to put years on anyone.

Regards to all the family...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 1st January 2013, 11:40
Replies: 103
Views: 10,470
Posted By marinero
Hi Bob. I still have the Johnny Cash Collection...

Hi Bob.

I still have the Johnny Cash Collection on two rather old tapes but my tape deck gave up a long time ago, so I have nothing to play them on.

Happy & Prosperous New Year to all Ex Houlder...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 1st January 2013, 11:17
Replies: 935
Views: 125,151
Posted By marinero
Hi Stuart. Coming up 69 now and beginning to feel...

Hi Stuart.
Coming up 69 now and beginning to feel it. Mind you though I'm still not ready for the "Big Bond Locker in the Sky" yet.

Happy and prosperous New Year to you and the family.

Leo
Forum: Houlder Brothers 31st December 2012, 14:48
Replies: 103
Views: 10,470
Posted By marinero
Hi Alan. That reminds me of the time on the...

Hi Alan.
That reminds me of the time on the "Oregis" we had to pay off via the "Skandi Shore" and I think you were there when we took some fillet steak for the skipper and got a case of beer to help...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 28th December 2012, 13:53
Replies: 935
Views: 125,151
Posted By marinero
Hi Alan. All the best for the new year. Leo

Hi Alan. All the best for the new year.

Leo
Forum: Houlder Brothers 28th December 2012, 11:32
Replies: 935
Views: 125,151
Posted By marinero
Malcolm and Stuart you are both just snapper...

Malcolm and Stuart you are both just snapper whippers compared to some on here.

All the best

Leo
Forum: Houlder Brothers 26th December 2012, 13:24
Replies: 935
Views: 125,151
Posted By marinero
Merry Christmas Stuart and all the other Houlder...

Merry Christmas Stuart and all the other Houlder old timers and have a peaceful and prosperous New Year.

Regards

Leo(Thumb)
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th December 2012, 14:22
Replies: 935
Views: 125,151
Posted By marinero
Hi Paul. Thanks for the quick response. I was on...

Hi Paul.
Thanks for the quick response. I was on Hardwicke 62,Humboldt 80's.Cavendish 70's, about 37 years all told. Retired 99.

Regards

Leo
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th December 2012, 14:13
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By marinero
OK Alan. Have a good Christmas. Regards

OK Alan. Have a good Christmas.

Regards
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th December 2012, 19:21
Replies: 935
Views: 125,151
Posted By marinero
Hi Malekith. What's your name and the ships you...

Hi Malekith.
What's your name and the ships you were on as I was on the gas tankers for a number of years. I travel across to the IOW now and then to visit relatives. You didn't by any chance do a...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th November 2012, 19:56
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By marinero
Well done Alan it would be great to get in...

Well done Alan it would be great to get in touch.

Regards

Leo
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th November 2012, 10:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By marinero
Wrong age, as I think Lennie was younger than...

Wrong age, as I think Lennie was younger than me.(68)

Regards

Leo
Forum: Houlder Brothers 26th November 2012, 15:45
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By marinero
Still no news Alan. It seems as if he has...

Still no news Alan. It seems as if he has disappeared from the face of the earth. Trust you and Ann are both well.

Regards

Leo
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