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Search: Posts Made By: Erimus
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 2nd September 2014, 18:12
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Erimus
Ah...thanks, me being thick again! geoff

Ah...thanks, me being thick again!

geoff
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 2nd September 2014, 16:27
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Erimus
My sentiments exactly!...thanks...

My sentiments exactly!...thanks again.

geoff

p.s. This site tells me it doesn't hold any records for 8492......am I doing something wrong??
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 30th August 2014, 16:32
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Erimus
Spot on............even looks like me when I was...

Spot on............even looks like me when I was 14!......this is the first time anyone in our family has seen this missing Uncle, certainly my late Dad and his siblings never had a picture. I...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 28th August 2014, 20:21
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Erimus
His name was John George Fletcher and that much...

His name was John George Fletcher and that much came from FMP...but talking to someone today he suggested it wasn't worth looking further, which as he has been gone since 1923 and didn't have any...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 27th August 2014, 17:41
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Erimus
My Lost Uncle

For some time have been working on family ancestry via the various free and commercial sites, It was known that my late Father had a brother who died in the 20's.....nobody knew his name or what he...
Forum: Say Hello 20th August 2014, 19:42
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Erimus
Welcome but suggest you drop the e-mail address...

Welcome but suggest you drop the e-mail address ,for just your name...safer!

Geoff
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st August 2014, 16:48
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By Erimus
It caused no end of problems on my company...

It caused no end of problems on my company PC...best shot of...

Geoff
Forum: J & J Denholm 28th July 2014, 10:01
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By Erimus
She was one of the last agencies I did about then...

She was one of the last agencies I did about then before moving from BISCOre Middlesbrough to HQ in St.Helen's Place London......ah nostalgia!

Geoff
Forum: Bulk Carriers 21st July 2014, 07:30
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
I only joined BISCo in 1960 but I was then in...

I only joined BISCo in 1960 but I was then in Middlesbrough doing agency, so didn't have knowledge of who was specifically built for us,for Port Talbot, apart from the local ships,mainly...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 20th July 2014, 19:41
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
Ah memories shieldrow....... We did load coils...

Ah memories shieldrow.......

We did load coils in several vessels for Genoa and later for South Africa..
Some from Mersey ex Lancashire Steel (Irlam via Gladstone) and some from Immingham as part of...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 18th July 2014, 15:00
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
Frank we were always looking for that sort of...

Frank we were always looking for that sort of business but very rare..best was Land Rovers bottlescrewed to floor of Welsh Herald for CanadA..

TWIN. Dalhanna and Triculo....no reason why they did't...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 17th July 2014, 18:03
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
These were Navios Coporation vessels used by US...

These were Navios Coporation vessels used by US Steel for their Cerro Bolivar movements from Puerto Ordaz..Venezuela. they were contracts of . Affreightment so we didn't load any.....other similar...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 17th July 2014, 14:35
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
They will have gone empty in ballast.... Geoff

They will have gone empty in ballast....

Geoff
Forum: Bulk Carriers 17th July 2014, 11:12
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
Yes had forgotten Almeria for Granada Smalls and...

Yes had forgotten Almeria for Granada Smalls and Fines....prone toSpanish service problems as equipment second hand...

Wabana was popular only when steel wasn't selling as it gave a good grade of...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 16th July 2014, 23:19
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
I altered Galapagos to Glasgow...

I altered Galapagos to Glasgow twice.........

The fleet in 1976 when I handed over, loaded at the following.many of the former smaller ports had stopped being used..such as Bone /Annaba and La...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 16th July 2014, 18:04
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
Still away from home... but the ports that took...

Still away from home... but the ports that took took Seven Islands and Port Cartier ores in season were.
PortTalbot,Newport,Cardiff,Birkenhead,Galapagos,Tyne,Hartlepool,Tees,Immingham....Dagenham...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 14th July 2014, 23:02
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
One of our favourites as she had that bit extra...

One of our favourites as she had that bit extra deadweight that the others didn't have...10300 on Summer Marks..

Geoff
Forum: Bulk Carriers 14th July 2014, 16:59
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
Indeed..we had continuous contracts with Hanna...

Indeed..we had continuous contracts with Hanna Mining who were great people to deal with...our main ore being the Labrador B blend ore..also the highly sought of Carol Pellets and latterly. Labrador...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 14th July 2014, 11:16
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
Still away..Livanita was time chartered....used...

Still away..Livanita was time chartered....used her for my holidays to Narvik!

Funny I had forgotten Mesna in my own lists..Captain Rolf Dolven, think he was part owner.

Geoff
Forum: Bulk Carriers 10th July 2014, 12:11
Replies: 35
Views: 1,788
Posted By Erimus
I was ship scheduling controller for BISCore in...

I was ship scheduling controller for BISCore in the 60's and 70's..currently travelling with limited wifi access so will cast my eyes over list on return later in month...we always used72 as...
Forum: J & J Denholm 25th June 2014, 11:30
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Erimus
Profile: Rank in Merchant Navy. Catering...

Profile:
Rank in Merchant Navy. Catering Boy.Assistant Steward.Second Cook Baker. Chief Cook. R863317.

M.V Glenmoore Anchor Line 1968
Saint Aiden 1969 Gardeners Shiping Glasgow
mv.conon forest 1969...
Forum: J & J Denholm 25th June 2014, 10:05
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Erimus
Oh no there isn't....... geoff

Oh no there isn't.......

geoff
Forum: J & J Denholm 20th June 2014, 19:55
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Erimus
Cheers John..Yes George Adamson was Head of...

Cheers John..Yes George Adamson was Head of Shipping at the time...

geoff
Forum: The Radio Room 20th June 2014, 19:45
Replies: 20
Views: 1,332
Posted By Erimus
Was in the YWCA...yes W opposite the British...

Was in the YWCA...yes W opposite the British Museum where my flatmates girlfriend resided....we were the only two men amongst a dozen or so girls who made tea and coffee on demand....we actually...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 20th June 2014, 10:17
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Erimus
Yes one of the re-builders of American Music...he...

Yes one of the re-builders of American Music...he was on BBC4 last week as part of the Carole King Story..

geoff
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