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Search: Posts Made By: clydesiderman
Forum: Ship Research 8th June 2016, 15:42
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By clydesiderman
Queen Mary/Elizabeth and Johan De Witt in 1945/6 carry ROF,BA, BALIAF, MAP, etc

Thank you so much Holland 25.
ATS as you indicate is most likely Auxiliary Territorial Service and FO being Foreign Office. I am happy with them.
As to ROF being Royal Ordnance Factories, would that...
Forum: Ship Research 7th June 2016, 17:21
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By clydesiderman
Queen Mary/Elizabeth and Johan De Witt in 1945/6 carry ROF,BA, BALIAF, MAP, etc

Marie Debast from Brussels suggests that the liners at that time were carrying Belgian Troops being repatriated, hence the BA = Belgian Army, but doesn't know what the BALIAF would mean.

She also...
Forum: Ship Research 26th May 2016, 20:37
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By clydesiderman
Queen Mary/Elizabeth and Johan De Witt in 1945/6 carry ROF,BA, BALIAF, MAP, etc

Am reading about Queen Mary and Elizabeth, Carthage, Maloja, Johan De Witt and others carrying servicemen and civilians to and from UK in 1945 and 1946.
The Book describes the passengers...
Forum: Ship Research 7th May 2016, 16:02
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By clydesiderman
Thanks for all replies. I am satisfied that she...

Thanks for all replies. I am satisfied that she is AKADEMIK KOMAROV as you have identified. Again many thanks
Forum: Ship Research 23rd April 2016, 14:00
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By clydesiderman
Russian general cargo ship AKADEMIK KOMAROS in 1959

Does anyone have any information on this Russian vessel AKADEMIK KOMAROS which I am told was in London / Liverpool in 1959 and may have been siezed by the Russians from Germany as reparations for the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 15th April 2016, 09:15
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By clydesiderman
The website www.shipsoftheclyde.com has lots of...

The website www.shipsoftheclyde.com has lots of entries detailing puffers comings and goings in the 1960's
Forum: Ship Research 13th April 2016, 11:51
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By clydesiderman
BOTNE possibly a Norwegian cargo ship in 1960

Any information on this ship will be appreciated. Thank you
Forum: Ship Research 9th April 2016, 16:44
Replies: 18
Views: 5,637
Posted By clydesiderman
Cargo ship DAN Y BRYN - merged threads

Does anyone have any information on DAN Y BRYN, possibly a British cargo tramp which was sailing in 1950's
Forum: Coasters 7th March 2016, 20:15
Replies: 10
Views: 1,720
Posted By clydesiderman
Clyde puffers on www.shipsoftheclyde.com

There are lots of entries on the website www.shipsoftheclyde.com for clyde puffers, of the 1960,s
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th March 2016, 19:06
Replies: 13
Views: 3,963
Posted By clydesiderman
Donaldson line's SANTONA and LETITIA in 1967

The website www.shipsoftheclyde.com has a short sailing notice for SANTONA in 1967 and also the Official proposal to change the name of LETITIA to BIBI in 1967, and there are also lots of entries for...
Forum: Ship Research 6th December 2015, 15:24
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By clydesiderman
Mueller's coasters MEUSE and SOMME at Paris in 1960's

I am just back from Paris (France) and on a canal boat trip got talking to someone who was a crewman on coasters which loaded in UK ports and travelled up the Seine to Paris in the 1960's
Things have...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 5th December 2015, 17:25
Replies: 10
Views: 1,638
Posted By clydesiderman
When did "South African .... change to S A ....

Does anyone know when the ships were renamed from "South African such-and-such" to the abbreviated form "S A such-and such" ?
And why ?
Forum: Ship Research 25th October 2015, 16:39
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By clydesiderman
K. C. Røgenæs,

Alastair thank you so much for your absolutely comprehensive information. Yes it is definitely the ship that I remembered from early 1960's when she was in Glasgow and on the Saguenay run to Canada,...
Forum: Ship Research 24th October 2015, 17:06
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By clydesiderman
Norwegian ? ship K C Rogenes in 1950/60's

Does anyone have information on the 1950's cargo ship K C Rogenes ? She may have been Norwegian, and is known to have been chartered to Saguenay in early 1960's for their UK to St. Lawrence...
Forum: Ship Research 21st October 2015, 16:02
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By clydesiderman
British coaster THE EMPEROR of 1950/60s

Can anyone please give information on the old British three-island coaster THE EMPEROR, which worked around 1950/60s.
Thank you.
Forum: Tugs 21st October 2015, 11:09
Replies: 19
Views: 2,235
Posted By clydesiderman
Question about tugs

I was recently in Liverpool and got into a discussion with someone.
We saw a tug escorting a vessel which the tug had obviously assisted in leaving her berth.
So my question is :
After a tug has...
Forum: Ship Research 21st June 2015, 15:17
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By clydesiderman
Norwegian tanker JAMUNDA of 1961 Many thanks to...

Norwegian tanker JAMUNDA of 1961
Many thanks to everyone for replying. I am really grateful for the time and effort you have all taken to provide the information needed.
Clydesiderman
Forum: Ship Research 19th June 2015, 14:42
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By clydesiderman
JAMUNDA a Norwegian tanker in 1961

Does anyone have any information at all on this ocean oil tanker, please.
Thank you.
Forum: Shell 30th May 2015, 17:42
Replies: 9
Views: 2,176
Posted By clydesiderman
Shell Mex Ardrossan

Regarding the request for tankers at Shell-Mex at Ardrossan.

Looking up my Ardrossan records for 1960-1980 there were around 5000 visits by tankers to discharge/load at Shell Mex.
Some tankers,...
Forum: Ship Research 29th May 2015, 18:55
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By clydesiderman
RIO BARIMA, ore carrier of late 1950s

Does anyone have any information on the ore carrier RIO BARIMA which operated in late 1950s and early 1960s. Thank you.
Forum: Ship Research 26th January 2015, 20:53
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By clydesiderman
P and O's Surat 1948-1962 and Ballarat 1954-1968

I am about to start paintings of Surat and Ballarat. Can anyone tell what ports each vessel was likely to have called at ? Thank you.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th July 2014, 10:22
Replies: 43
Views: 9,702
Posted By clydesiderman
Anchor Line in Glasgow

The website www.shipsoftheclyde.com has a lot of entries of Anchor, Cunard, Head Line, etc in Glasgow in 1960's
Forum: Ship Research 17th June 2014, 20:19
Replies: 34
Views: 13,668
Posted By clydesiderman
Devonia storing at Glasgow for first educational cruise in April 1962

There are details of Devonia storing at Glasgow from 4th to 12th April 1962 on website www.shipsoftheclyde.com
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 14th March 2014, 22:36
Replies: 25
Views: 3,850
Posted By clydesiderman
Moss Hutchison at glasgow

The website www.shipsoftheclyde.com gives quite a few listings of the dates in 1960,s when Moss Hutchison (and lots of other ships) called at Glasgow.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 22nd February 2014, 17:40
Replies: 68
Views: 13,219
Posted By clydesiderman
Donaldsons "Colina" in an unusual Scottish waterway

The website www.shipsoftheclyde.com shows Glasgow Dockmaster Logbook listing Donaldson's "Colina" as arriving in Glasgow on 9th August 1965 as coming from Montreal via Tighnabruaich. ...
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