George.GM

George.GM
23rd January 2006, 19:42
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Hello,
George.gm. Apprecntice BTC 1949 - 53. Major, Tradition, Integrity. 3/O Venture, Crown.
Joined RFA 1956. Every class from Roberts thru Ol's,Waves, Tides, O,s,
Rangers, Rovers, LSL's and Leaf's.
Finally Appleleaf in 1989.
Now retired to computing, photography and golf.
I have hundreds of photos of the above ships if anyone would like some.

fred henderson
23rd January 2006, 20:05
A very warm welcome George. I helped to build some of your ships during my time at Hawthorn Leslie and Swan Hunter. We would love to see some of your photographs. Please pick out the most interesting and post them on the gallery with a description of the subject. Most of all, enjoy your membership.

Fred (Thumb)

thunderd
23rd January 2006, 23:19
A warm welcome from me too George we look forward to your contributions.

Doug Rogers
24th January 2006, 00:33
Welcome aboard George, enjoy the site and what it has to offer its members.

billyboy
24th January 2006, 06:04
welcome to the "happy" site gearge. great ship with greAT CREW. LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR POSTINGS

nigelcollett
24th January 2006, 10:15
Hi George

Youve docked at a very good port, lots of good info, chat and pics.

Hope the GM doesn't stand for genetically modified

Once again welcome

NigelC

R58484956
24th January 2006, 10:24
Welcome George from the south of England enjoy the site and all it has to offer, and we would like to see some of your photos.

Pat McCardle
24th January 2006, 12:12
DITTO all the above George. Lets see those photo's (Thumb)

janbonde
24th January 2006, 16:08
Who was master on the Crown when you were there was it J .Stockman

edward
24th January 2006, 18:45
welcome on board george enjoy this ship.regards,edward.

STRAWBERRY
24th January 2006, 19:23
Hello George, welcome....I may have sailed with you in the RFA, I was on RFA Resourse 85-86 RFA Tidespring 86 RFA Fort Austin 87 RFA Sir Bedivere 87-88 RFA Appleleaf 88 RFA Grey Rover 88-89. I went on to serve on a total of 26 trips.
I was a decky called Andy Straw In fact I still am (called Andy Straw) Ring any bells?

ruud
26th January 2006, 10:14
Ahoy George,

Welcome aboard, enjoy yourself on this fine ship and her crew, as we do; looking forward to your postings.
From Holland

George.GM
6th February 2006, 19:47
Who was master on the Crown when you were there was it J .Stockman
Master of British Crown was Roly Mott. I was there 7 - 8 1953

George.GM
6th February 2006, 19:52
Hello George, welcome....I may have sailed with you in the RFA, I was on RFA Resourse 85-86 RFA Tidespring 86 RFA Fort Austin 87 RFA Sir Bedivere 87-88 RFA Appleleaf 88 RFA Grey Rover 88-89. I went on to serve on a total of 26 trips.
I was a decky called Andy Straw In fact I still am (called Andy Straw) Ring any bells?
Hi Strawberry. I think we missed each other all along the line.
I was in Grey from 84 - 86 and Appleleaf in 1989. We transferred her to the
RAN in Nov '89 in Immingham and I retired from there - I think - it was a
boozy handover !!

George.GM
6th February 2006, 19:54
DITTO all the above George. Lets see those photo's (Thumb)
I have hundreds, as soon as I can work out how to post them - I have only just discovered this page !!

STRAWBERRY
7th February 2006, 17:46
Hi Strawberry. I think we missed each other all along the line.
I was in Grey from 84 - 86 and Appleleaf in 1989. We transferred her to the
RAN in Nov '89 in Immingham and I retired from there - I think - it was a
boozy handover !!
Well, arn't they all???