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Search: Posts Made By: GALTRA
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 27th January 2016, 22:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By GALTRA
She was indeed a very nice lady, met her once...

She was indeed a very nice lady, met her once when she was a commissioner of Irish Lights on the annual tour of inspection. May she Rest In Peace.
Forum: Say Hello 15th November 2015, 15:14
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By GALTRA
Welcome on board David, I'm sure you will get...

Welcome on board David, I'm sure you will get further info but for now -- She was one of a series of nine similar vessels. Built by Cochrane and Sons, Selby in 1921, yard no 748. Owned by the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th March 2014, 16:57
Replies: 16
Views: 3,958
Posted By GALTRA
Charley George, Roger is a friend of mine and is...

Charley George, Roger is a friend of mine and is now retired from Clyde CG, and lives on the Isle of Bute. If you pm me I can give you contact details for him. I'm sure he would like to hear from...
Forum: Say Hello 18th February 2014, 22:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,024
Posted By GALTRA
Bill as David has posted I have searched for some...

Bill as David has posted I have searched for some years for a photo of her and this is the only one to turn up, Charley. ==== ...
Forum: Ship Research 18th January 2013, 01:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By GALTRA
Great, I didn't know the connection with Newry,...

Great, I didn't know the connection with Newry, I'm pretty sure I have at least one photo of her if I can find it. Charley
Forum: Ship Research 17th January 2013, 22:59
Replies: 20
Views: 6,067
Posted By GALTRA
Glad to hear a copy of the Margaret Lockington...

Glad to hear a copy of the Margaret Lockington photo has been sent to Capt. Tom. That's the reason I posted it so others could share. Charley
Forum: Ship Research 17th January 2013, 22:55
Replies: 20
Views: 6,067
Posted By GALTRA
The MEATH was a much larger B&I livestock /...

The MEATH was a much larger B&I livestock / general cargo vessel build in Dublin in 1959. She was 289 feet long x 44 feet 7 inches wide. She could carry about 800 cattle and 600 sheep. Sold in 1973...
Forum: Ship Research 17th January 2013, 16:45
Replies: 20
Views: 6,067
Posted By GALTRA
Glad to help Mac, hello to Ken. I have an...

Glad to help Mac, hello to Ken. I have an account of the Dundalk and Newry by Capt. Barry, if you don't have I'll dig it up and send you a copy, all the best, Charley
Forum: Ship Research 16th January 2013, 23:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By GALTRA
Sir James = this will get you info === ...

Sir James = this will get you info === https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/157129/title/sir-james/cat/517 Hope this is some help Mac, Charley
Forum: Ship Research 15th January 2013, 03:17
Replies: 20
Views: 6,067
Posted By GALTRA
Greetings to you both , I guess this is the photo...

Greetings to you both , I guess this is the photo you mean Mark. If you do a search on the gallery for Dundalk, Margaret Lockington, etc Mac you will get a lot of stuff I've posted over the past...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 25th November 2012, 16:12
Replies: 0
Views: 906
Posted By GALTRA
HMS Saldanha Disaster 1811

Worthy memorial to be unveiled in Co. Donegal == ttp://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/donegal-remembers-1811-naval-disaster-575548.html
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 25th June 2012, 14:08
Replies: 95
Views: 35,188
Posted By GALTRA
If any assistance -- The Bayou Chico was built by...

If any assistance -- The Bayou Chico was built by Burton, Port Arthur, Texas for Western Geophysical in 1963, yard no. 346. 194 gt. as a research vessel. She is now as far as I know the fishing...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 3rd February 2012, 20:38
Replies: 112
Views: 31,783
Posted By GALTRA
Sad to hear about John Houlder, what a man,...

Sad to hear about John Houlder, what a man, forever young. May he rest in Peace.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th December 2011, 21:33
Replies: 112
Views: 31,783
Posted By GALTRA
Very saddened to hear of Danny's death. Knew him...

Very saddened to hear of Danny's death. Knew him while he was on the Oregis also. A fine man in every aspect. May he rest in peace. Charley
Forum: Ship Research 16th December 2011, 18:54
Replies: 13
Views: 4,292
Posted By GALTRA
This might be of interest = ...

This might be of interest = https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/26802/title/pass-of-balmaha/cat/503 All the best Charley
Forum: Tugs 9th December 2011, 22:31
Replies: 76
Views: 40,053
Posted By GALTRA
Jackson skippers

Taken on board the DB ATLAS 1 in Singapore Roads. Can't remember who the guys either side of me are, but they were on a Jackson tug we had. Is the man on my right Arnie ? The other was a UK...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 7th December 2011, 22:01
Replies: 2
Views: 1,511
Posted By GALTRA
Don't have a lot to add =. Built by Baldwin &...

Don't have a lot to add =. Built by Baldwin & Dinning in 1853/4 at Quebec as a barque. 132'.2'' x 25'.0'' x 19'.0''. 479 tons. Master - W. Mordy. Owners - Mitchel & Co. Traded London to Australia...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 25th November 2011, 00:11
Replies: 5
Views: 2,038
Posted By GALTRA
On the other hand, if you found it in a skip in...

On the other hand, if you found it in a skip in Waterford and it has the fishing number D119 on it it may be a model of Brian Crummy's old Norwegian 1959 built Nordkap. She was 63 foot long and came...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 24th November 2011, 23:41
Replies: 5
Views: 2,038
Posted By GALTRA
Is this her ? === ...

Is this her ? === http://www.cornwallmodelboats.co.uk/acatalog/billing_boats_nordkap.html
Forum: Coasters 10th November 2011, 15:41
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By GALTRA
There is the remains of a small pier there in...

There is the remains of a small pier there in Sheephaven Bay, Co. Donegal that once was used for the export of silica sand, I sailed with a man who took a small ship in there in the fifty's. It...
Forum: Coasters 4th August 2011, 16:42
Replies: 24
Views: 8,012
Posted By GALTRA
Check this out == ...

Check this out == https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/63196/title/ellie-m/cat/517
it adds to Bills detailed info, Charley
Forum: Say Hello 24th June 2011, 19:54
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By GALTRA
I think stein has the right vessel and if so this...

I think stein has the right vessel and if so this may be of interest -- PARMELIA, built in 1841 in Quebec by John Jeffery as a ship. 141'x31'x22'. Tonnages given as 817 when new, and in 1845 Lloyd's...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th March 2011, 16:54
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By GALTRA
Done !!

Done !!
Forum: Ship Research 19th February 2011, 18:28
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By GALTRA
Peter if you google - barge tartaric, you will...

Peter if you google - barge tartaric, you will find a good photo of her, Charley
Forum: Ship Research 19th February 2011, 16:37
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By GALTRA
Peter, There was a motor barge named TARTARIC...

Peter, There was a motor barge named TARTARIC built Alblasserdam, Holland in 1928 and owned by Salamon & Co. Ltd; Rainham, Essex in the 1930's and 50's . She was registered in London in 1928 and - ...
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