Ex Blue Star cowboy

Alex Salmond
12th March 2011, 09:35
Hi All,
My name is Alex Salmond and I was in the Merchant Navy for 19 years mostly in Blue Star ships but also 5 years in the North Sea on supply boats with Loch Offshore all companies that are long gone unfortunately,I live in NZ now after moving out here in 89 if there are any old shipmates out there please get in touch for a catch up or anyone else who shares my happy memories of times at sea in the 70s/80s, Cheers Alex

12th March 2011, 09:45
Hi Alex, Welcome to the site from a Sheltie marooned in Cyprus. I relieved a lecky on a Blue Star job in liverpool "Butch" Salmond. Not you is it? Cheers.

12th March 2011, 10:12
A warm welcome aboard from the Philippines. Please enjoy all this great site has to offer

12th March 2011, 10:54
Greetings and Welcome Aboard!


Nick Balls
12th March 2011, 11:45
Hi Alex, Your name rings a bell, were you at Greenhithe? and Worcester?
I worked for Star Offshore and a few of our lads ended up working for Loch, including one of my favourite archetype engineers Tom Paterson ......a great bloke to sail with and very entertaining!!!!

12th March 2011, 13:43

welcome to SN. Enjoy all we have to offer.


neil duddy
13th March 2011, 12:51
Hello Alec,I remember you from the Fremantle Star,Had some good times still in touch with a few of the lads,Hope you enjoy living in NZ,

13th March 2011, 15:10
Greetings Alex and welcome to SN. Bon voyage