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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: BP Shipping Yesterday, 18:31
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By Stephen J. Card
In Callao, alongside discharging m.v. LOCH...

In Callao, alongside discharging m.v. LOCH LOMOND... 1977. The US Merchant Ship GOLDEN BEAR at anchor. Their cadets were sent to visit as many ships in the port as possible. Quite a few came on...
Forum: J & J Denholm 14th December 2014, 19:07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By Stephen J. Card
FORT ST CATHERINE and WARWICK FORT we the largest...

FORT ST CATHERINE and WARWICK FORT we the largest motor vessels under Red Ensign.

WARWICK FORT
23 July 1971 to 27 October 1971

Jebal Dhannna
Singapore roads
Tokyuama
Mins Al Ahmadi
Singapore
Forum: Ship Research 12th December 2014, 01:53
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Here is same ship's lifeboat compass. Available...

Here is same ship's lifeboat compass. Available on EBAY for 124 pounds. Called a 'model'! Nice bit of kit.... would nice on your desk!

Stephen
Forum: Shaw Savill 11th December 2014, 14:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Des, Well, I think Tasmania is one of the most...

Des,

Well, I think Tasmania is one of the most beautiful spots in the world. Not when at sea, but cruised as passenger at Hobart and Devonport. Lived several years in Sydney.

Stephen
Forum: Shaw Savill 11th December 2014, 02:13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By Stephen J. Card
[QUOTE=Desbee;1176082]Hi everyone! I have just...

[QUOTE=Desbee;1176082]Hi everyone! I have just found this forum, and as I tend to live in the past more as I get older, I would be interested to contact people I might have sailed with back in the...
Forum: The Bridge 10th December 2014, 00:21
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Roustabout, Roughneck, Jackaboo, Jillaboo ...

Roustabout, Roughneck, Jackaboo, Jillaboo (female), Jackaroo, Buckaroo (Cowboy)... all seem to about the same thing.

A few others like 'redneck', 'jigaboo' and a few others seem better not...
Forum: The Bridge 9th December 2014, 21:01
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
To be correct... the term 'roustabout' was used...

To be correct... the term 'roustabout' was used in the USA as guys who worked on the oil derricks.... not ashore but on ashore. Guys were the low paid hands doing the dirty works.

In Australia...
Forum: The Bridge 7th December 2014, 17:05
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
A pity. Had they tried a ticket with an American...

A pity. Had they tried a ticket with an American examination they might have breezed through. Multiple choices and lots and lots of questions.
Forum: The Bridge 6th December 2014, 19:13
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Found this on the Furness Bermuda Line...

Found this on the Furness Bermuda Line Archive

Cabin Boy to Master...

“My father was born in 1908, on Pool's Island, Newfoundland and got an early start in his career as a cabin boy at the age of...
Forum: J & J Denholm 5th December 2014, 14:56
Replies: 44
Views: 5,730
Posted By Stephen J. Card
[/QUOTE] Alan, Possibly the name is Dave...

[/QUOTE]


Alan,


Possibly the name is Dave Perry.


Stephen
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th December 2014, 14:16
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Sailing Correspondent Representatives of the...

Sailing Correspondent

Representatives of the syndicates taking part in the 35th America’s Cup are giving Bermuda’s two-mile course in the Great Sound the thumbs up.

“It’s a great little track,”...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th December 2014, 13:55
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Good chance the next cup may to NZ again.. who...

Good chance the next cup may to NZ again.. who knows a chance for GB!

Unfortunately Bermuda can compete with the Training Ship 'Spirit of Bermuda'. Mind, I rather see a call of these type more...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th December 2014, 11:06
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The new cats will have at least stern and bow...

The new cats will have at least stern and bow thrusters and will also improved radar and depth sounders.... Great Sound is... well.... surround by reefs and rocks! ;-)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th December 2014, 10:47
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Stephen J. Card
2017 AMERICA's CUP to BERMUDA

The America’s Cup Event Authority revealed yesterday [Dec 2] in a press conference in New York City that Bermuda has been selected to be home of America’s Cup in 2017, and the Cup is due to arrive in...
Forum: The Bridge 26th November 2014, 19:01
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
At least back in those good days in Santos or...

At least back in those good days in Santos or Rio.... you could go through it and LIVE! Today you might get something deadly!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th November 2014, 16:20
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I can tell more instances of 'surgery'.... way...

I can tell more instances of 'surgery'.... way back in the before you were born!!!!(Thumb)

White Star's SUEVIC ran aground off the Lizard. Her bow was locked into the rocks so they used to...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th November 2014, 12:16
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Check internet for the VLCC NORDIC CLANSMAN...

Check internet for the VLCC NORDIC CLANSMAN (1973) Built in two and joined afloat in a tidal basin... Port Glasgow. The first of similar method.

But there are plenty of ships built in different...
Forum: The Bridge 24th November 2014, 00:36
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
You got that one right... 13 is an UNLCUKY...

You got that one right... 13 is an UNLCUKY NUMBER!


Master
Mate
2nd Mate
3 x lookouts (GP)
= 6

Chief Eng
Forum: The Bridge 22nd November 2014, 04:18
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Here are the requirement for Ratings: There are...

Here are the requirement for Ratings:

There are three different types of Ratings: deck/general purpose, engine-room and catering
All ratings need to have undertaken basic safety training

Seaman...
Forum: The Bridge 21st November 2014, 02:25
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
If I recall, GP wages were higher... but that was...

If I recall, GP wages were higher... but that was probably through Denholms anyway. Most of the GPs were ABs or at least Firemen. The fellows who were CPO would have been Bosun anyway.

I had...
Forum: The Bridge 20th November 2014, 10:23
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Yes, a crowd. On my ship in 1982 were over 20...

Yes, a crowd. On my ship in 1982 were over 20 on deck. Total well over 60... a little bigger than the A Class but same... 6 hatches... all a forest of 'sticks'. The difference.... three UK...
Forum: The Bridge 20th November 2014, 00:30
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I don't remember the requirements. It was a case...

I don't remember the requirements. It was a case of of the ship required GP1s then you had them.... not as GP1 (AB) or a GP1 (Fireman).

More interested in seeing the discharge books and...
Forum: The Bridge 19th November 2014, 02:48
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Grew up with GP manning. There were enough ex...

Grew up with GP manning. There were enough ex deck and enough engine guys to mix the GP crew. There were enough AB's to do almost of work in the engineroom and plenty of firemen and greasers to...
Forum: The Bridge 16th November 2014, 20:49
Replies: 200
Views: 11,170
Posted By Stephen J. Card
They were useful. The could always be found if...

They were useful. The could always be found if you need someone to share a bottle of gin.... day of day or night!

On board LOCH LOMOND as soon as I came of bridge at 4 (1600) I used to shout down...
Forum: Royal Mail Line 16th November 2014, 20:41
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Sailed with Brian Hills who was master in the A...

Sailed with Brian Hills who was master in the A boats. He told me that split accommodation.... No 3 Hatch was called the 'Chastity Belt'!!!!!!!!

Stephen
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