25th June 2014, 11:11
Hi all, my name is Alan Nicholls, I am a chief engineer with North Star shipping working mainly in the North Sea but currently off the West Coast of Ireland. Been at sea over 40 years was deep sea with London and Overseas Freighters.

25th June 2014, 11:33
A warm welcome aboard from the Philippines. Please enjoy all this great site has to offer

25th June 2014, 11:43
Hello Alan,
As they say welcome aboard, a long time since I saw an LOF, they once were a common sight, I think there is a model of one them in HQS Wellington ( Home of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners).
Yours aye,


25th June 2014, 14:19

On behalf of the SN Moderators, thanks for your introduction and a warm welcome aboard from Anglesey.
You will thoroughly enjoy your time on SN and will also get many happy hours entertainment from your membership. (Thumb)

25th June 2014, 17:32
Also on behalf of the 'SN Moderating Team', welcome aboard Alan.