Joe Rooney

Joe Rooney
5th October 2005, 16:43
Hi All,

My name is Joe Rooney, born in Bedlington Northumberland, spent six years at sea in the late forties/early fifties. (Mostly in tankers, Britsh Tankers, Hunting, C.T.Bowring, Shell.) Came to Canada after marriage, Spent 22 years in Canadian armed forces. Last 20 years as an accountant. Now retired and living in Calgary Alberta. Still have a strong interest in shipping, again mostly tankers. Looking forward to participating in this forum.

Regards, Joe

5th October 2005, 17:41
Welcome aboard Joe.

Hope you have an enjoyable time here, plenty of varied and interesting discussion.


John Rogers
5th October 2005, 18:16
Welcome to the site Joe. We almost have the same career paths I gave the army 30 years only in a different country.

5th October 2005, 18:24
A hearty welcome Joe,

Ex tanker man myself and also ex Mil 23 years in the Air Force.

Not a bad coincidence for three of us (*))

5th October 2005, 18:41
Welcome Joe to the site, you are now amongst the sea/ship loving fraternity. No service time for me I went away to sea to get out of the services, conscription in my young days. More money at sea.

John Rogers
5th October 2005, 20:01
Brylcream!! a little dab will do it. Sorrry, the devil made me do it.

5th October 2005, 20:23
Hi Joe
Welcome to the site and Greetings from Blyth. (Pint)

5th October 2005, 22:27

No worries, have no hair to worry about Brycream (*))

Good one (Applause)

5th October 2005, 23:55
Joe, a warm welcome to the site, as you can see the banter is great but I assure you the knowledge and love of ships is even greater, I hope you enjoy both.

Doug Rogers
6th October 2005, 08:02
Welcome aboard Joe, enjoy the site and all that it has to offer.