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Search: Posts Made By: david freeman
Forum: Royal Navy 14th December 2014, 11:48
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By david freeman
Ahem!!! I am not suprised:However my father inlaw...

Ahem!!! I am not suprised:However my father inlaw was a submarineer in wwII, and when in port after a voyage/campaign, the crew where not discouraged from letting off steam, and getting if that was...
Forum: Say Hello 14th December 2014, 11:34
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By david freeman
Steam or Motor

You have rung a bell? did you know a Martin***? Name sailed as 2/e from Crosby/liverpool area on the QE2 as a steam man and or after her conversion to diesel. Martin and I have very loose family...
Forum: Say Hello 14th December 2014, 09:18
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By david freeman
By the way Penny is her name!!!(Frogger)

By the way Penny is her name!!!(Frogger)
Forum: Say Hello 14th December 2014, 09:17
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By david freeman
Great, I was in the 10th. and new a few in the...

Great, I was in the 10th. and new a few in the 16th. The scout master took us for our TRacking Badge?-Back woodsman? up on chevin road ( I forget his name(Peel?). I new the brown brothers Robin,...
Forum: Say Hello 13th December 2014, 09:13
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By david freeman
Memories of the 50's 60's My school days

Very interesting, spent many happy hours at the dam, and celtic football ground, and at the feasts in albert square.
Little moor, rawdon national, little london, south view and guisley national were...
Forum: Say Hello 13th December 2014, 09:04
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By david freeman
Midwifery My sister 1956

I believe it was your dad who was the attending home birth doctor of my youngest sister born in 1956, with the midwife. (==D)
Forum: Say Hello 12th December 2014, 15:50
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By david freeman
Well I go to the foot of our stairs, the purdie...

Well I go to the foot of our stairs, the purdie practice was our family doctors.
Forum: Say Hello 12th December 2014, 08:51
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By david freeman
Quacks

Purdie, foster and shaw were the Docs at Menston/Guisley, or Sharples at Yeadon.
Forum: Say Hello 12th December 2014, 08:50
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By david freeman
Aireborough Little london Infant school

I remember a JOhn Wormersley on Canada Crescent who's dad worked in Lawson's garage at Rawdon Lights opposite Crowtrees. Any Relation? I wonder.
I think John had a sister and was about 5 in the Mid...
Forum: Say Hello 11th December 2014, 08:57
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By david freeman
Why Rawdon, is that in Airebrough?

Do you Know the new estate?[=P](Frogger)
Forum: BP Shipping 8th December 2014, 09:00
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By david freeman
Gentlemen and Graham, Thank you very much for...

Gentlemen and Graham, Thank you very much for your time and consideration and exact responses.
Things were obviously Fluid, and the BOT and Bp (Training were, all over the place, and braer...
Forum: BP Shipping 5th December 2014, 09:39
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By david freeman
THe Bp Cadets Task Book???

THanks for the thumbnails of the task book and spring back cover Graham. I have one more request: Please? While looking at your page of the Task Book, I wonder if it had an Index of the subjects...
Forum: BP Shipping 2nd December 2014, 09:22
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By david freeman
ENG CADETS TASK BOOK Record

Any of you wags out there own up to completing an Enginners task book 61-64 Vintage, and does BP Or Gramhan have a pristine unblemished copy (Virgin) so I can drool over the things I should have...
Forum: The Galley 2nd December 2014, 09:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,303
Posted By david freeman
Pork and Beans Inspectors in my day used to visit...

Pork and Beans Inspectors in my day used to visit ships in vitalling ports (Such as Drydock-ports within the UK) to see that everything had a crown and anchor or a BOT Stamp, and that the meat as it...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd November 2014, 09:22
Replies: 28
Views: 1,524
Posted By david freeman
Do Not forget the railways and the container box...

Do Not forget the railways and the container box loaed onto a flat wagon, and in my childhood the 3wheller lorries that used to take the container from the rail sidings/yard to the delivery ponit....
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd October 2014, 08:59
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By david freeman
Beer and Nuts

Now for some useless information? BA;BSW;BSF' Unified Fine,; unified coarse; Metric AF and some more, remembering which nuts fitted high temperature high pressure flanges, and those that fitted just...
Forum: Ship Research 16th October 2014, 10:48
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By david freeman
'Oasis of The Seas' - merged threads

Today Thursday 16 Oct 2014, I have just finished my scan of the Daily Telegraph. Within the paper there is a photgraph of the new vessel 'Oasis of the SEAS' which was visiting Southampton...
Forum: Say Hello 8th October 2014, 10:23
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By david freeman
Was this not the RN Vessel at the Battle of the...

Was this not the RN Vessel at the Battle of the River Plate?
Forum: Model Ships 1st October 2014, 08:44
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By david freeman
being padantic, do yo mean steaming lihts/fishing...

being padantic, do yo mean steaming lihts/fishing lights/deck lights, or just lights for the use of?
I have no idea how to slove the problem in miniture: However your navigation (Rules of the road...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd September 2014, 09:13
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By david freeman
All afloat

Well you have the stout nerves to enquire and the befuddled mind to ask: But do not worry. In my days at sea in the 60's many and engineer in senior positions were ex RAF engineers, who joined the...
Forum: BP Shipping 20th September 2014, 08:31
Replies: 64
Views: 4,319
Posted By david freeman
As an apprentice off watch in Conacree West...

As an apprentice off watch in Conacree West Africa in the early 60's I with the deck cadets and the 3/m, 4/e visited a russsian ship discharging cargo (General cargo, but with extended topside...
Forum: BP Shipping 12th September 2014, 18:49
Replies: 64
Views: 4,319
Posted By david freeman
Films at Sea 60's to 70's

Who rememvmbers those wallport boxes recieved on board, and full of 'B' Movies and horse oprea's, and on an evenings showings, especially round the cape those BP Safety Films? These could be the...
Forum: Ship Research 11th September 2014, 17:53
Replies: 17
Views: 1,504
Posted By david freeman
was it either the sister ships Olypic or...

was it either the sister ships Olypic or majestic??
Forum: Say Hello 11th September 2014, 17:39
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By david freeman
Hamburg 1947

Atlantic House Hamburg in 1947-late1949 (on the shores of the Alster) was the BRitish Forces (CCG-Control Commision Germany) Naffi, that my parents and we as children would visit for our weekly...
Forum: The Engine Room 7th September 2014, 11:39
Replies: 11
Views: 1,656
Posted By david freeman
(EEK) My memory is shaky here? Overspeed...

(EEK)

My memory is shaky here?
Overspeed 'Aspinels Governor> No I cannot recall the detail, other than it workred on oil pressure, and the resultant action was to shut in the emergency Throtle valve...
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