Shanksy you'll remember Chris Woodall the port super, he was the bain of my life as stevedore, of course the dockers did just what they wanted anyway!
Did a trip with my wife on BE Hull-Helsinki June 1976 and back on the PROGRESS to Purfleet.
BE lasted well, went for scrap only in August last year as LIPA. And PROGRESS also lasted until 3/2008.
35 years service is a tribute to their robust design.
i sailed on baltic enterprise for 2 years 1981-82.helsinki ,kotka.rauma amsterdam etc.not a bad job,6 weeks on 3 weeks off nice ship. went on to sail on baltic progress for 6 years, again good ship with some good guys...big kev maunder,mick moore,dave trainor,chris colwille..where are you all? phil watkinson. also i sailed on baltic osprey leningrad-uk.
Hi phil,when was you on osprey
I was on her 85-86 for around 18 months,my brother was on her for a while before me then moved to the eagle.
Give me some time to sort (not very good with technology)but ive got some good footage i took on a vhs video camera while on her,i transfered it to dvd a while back and i`m gonna try to get it on my hard drive and edit it for posting....along with other ship footage