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Search: Posts Made By: George McCaffery
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th October 2016, 23:37
Replies: 774
Views: 148,208
Posted By George McCaffery
Just a quick. I had the great pleasure to speak...

Just a quick. I had the great pleasure to speak with George Gugala a couple of days ago. He is still in good form. I had the pleasure of sailing with George and a great bunch of lads on the Al...
Forum: Royal Navy 9th August 2016, 18:49
Replies: 10
Views: 2,578
Posted By George McCaffery
Mni Tks for the help well received and...

Mni Tks for the help well received and appreciated
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd August 2016, 18:28
Replies: 45
Views: 9,333
Posted By George McCaffery
Just to finish off the story got the Full licence...

Just to finish off the story got the Full licence Callsign M0KCF and am now starting on the USA licence and putting together a radio station.
Forum: Royal Navy 27th July 2016, 18:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,578
Posted By George McCaffery
Hi Tony, Hope you can help me with some...

Hi Tony, Hope you can help me with some callsigns.
Ocean Transport
Baltic Express
RMS ANDES I think this was GQCV
Manchester Quest
Harry Richardson
River Niger
Brimsdown
Norse Herald
Ortega
Forum: Royal Mail Line 1st December 2015, 15:54
Replies: 26
Views: 15,205
Posted By George McCaffery
Gilieman, if my memory is correct we went to...

Gilieman, if my memory is correct we went to Yeterdal, Merok, Bergen, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th August 2015, 19:20
Replies: 254
Views: 65,594
Posted By George McCaffery
Sorry wrong thread

Sorry wrong thread
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th August 2015, 19:18
Replies: 254
Views: 65,594
Posted By George McCaffery
Sailed for one trip on the Manchester Quest as...

Sailed for one trip on the Manchester Quest as R/O. I Joined her in Middlesboro 22/12/70 up to Montreal and paid off in Manchester i think on 14/1/71. We left Middlesboro on Christmas eve hit a bad...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 10th April 2015, 08:08
Replies: 17
Views: 2,194
Posted By George McCaffery
A great cricketer, for me the best commentator...

A great cricketer, for me the best commentator ever and a true gentleman.
Forum: Say Hello 19th March 2015, 08:21
Replies: 24
Views: 4,160
Posted By George McCaffery
Fantastic i hope your Dad enjoys his Birthday...

Fantastic i hope your Dad enjoys his Birthday present.
Forum: Say Hello 18th March 2015, 18:04
Replies: 24
Views: 4,160
Posted By George McCaffery
Hi Zoejanes, You could look on the Gallery which...

Hi Zoejanes, You could look on the Gallery which has some good shots of
the Golfito, or there is a book called Elders and Fyffes a photographic history which has some photos. If you live in...
Forum: Say Hello 18th March 2015, 10:44
Replies: 24
Views: 4,160
Posted By George McCaffery
Hi Zoejanes, The Golfito was registered in...

Hi Zoejanes, The Golfito was registered in Glasgow, I think you have the right ship. I sailed on the Golfito in 1969 and am also from Sunderland, i am a bit younger than your dad at 65.
Forum: Royal Mail Line 26th February 2015, 21:01
Replies: 2
Views: 2,976
Posted By George McCaffery
Hi Mike I was on the Andes as 3rd R/O from4.6.70...

Hi Mike I was on the Andes as 3rd R/O from4.6.70 until 16.8.70
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd February 2015, 19:24
Replies: 45
Views: 9,333
Posted By George McCaffery
Thanks John, I will take a look at anything and...

Thanks John, I will take a look at anything and everything at the moment. The last time i looked at a morse key or a radio station was about 1976ish. But first i have set the target of getting the...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st February 2015, 22:44
Replies: 45
Views: 9,333
Posted By George McCaffery
Having been struck with Nostalgia i took the...

Having been struck with Nostalgia i took the Radio Amateurs foundation
exam last week and hope to take the intermediate exam on 16th March. Its a good way to get the brain to do some work as well...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th December 2014, 18:02
Replies: 23
Views: 6,216
Posted By George McCaffery
Hi Granty, Just checked my discharge book and yes...

Hi Granty, Just checked my discharge book and yes the Master was Monger, and yes i have visited Shoreham one of those exotic collier ports.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th December 2014, 14:03
Replies: 23
Views: 6,216
Posted By George McCaffery
I sailed as R/O on the Steyning 1969, Harry...

I sailed as R/O on the Steyning 1969, Harry Richardson 1971, and Brimsdown
1972. I remember well those exotic ports.
Forum: Bank Line 17th December 2014, 13:54
Replies: 15
Views: 3,349
Posted By George McCaffery
I posted earlier that my only experience of Bank...

I posted earlier that my only experience of Bank Line apart from swopping movies was on the Ness Bank.I joined her on 2/5/69 in Hull relieving the R/O who was returning to Ireland for his fathers...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th November 2014, 17:41
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,173
Posted By George McCaffery
My only experience of Houlder brothers was as a...

My only experience of Houlder brothers was as a sparks when i took the Ocean Transport from the Clyde to the Tyne in May 1970.
Forum: The Radio Room 17th November 2014, 17:34
Replies: 17
Views: 4,020
Posted By George McCaffery
I suppose it is a little sad for those of us who...

I suppose it is a little sad for those of us who had the opportunity to have sailed as an R/O to see every trace disappear.
Forum: The Radio Room 16th November 2014, 19:52
Replies: 17
Views: 4,020
Posted By George McCaffery
Would have been nice to buy and recreate a coast...

Would have been nice to buy and recreate a coast station with a nice museum.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 25th October 2014, 19:22
Replies: 54
Views: 21,981
Posted By George McCaffery
Hi Norman, yes happy days.

Hi Norman, yes happy days.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 23rd October 2014, 19:37
Replies: 54
Views: 21,981
Posted By George McCaffery
I remember my first time in the planetarium. The...

I remember my first time in the planetarium. The lecturer started by saying imagine you are in the center of the earth. Bill Herdman a great lad who is no longer with us unfortunately, piped up its...
Forum: Bank Line 9th October 2014, 22:16
Replies: 22
Views: 5,804
Posted By George McCaffery
I had the great pleasure to sail as R/O under...

I had the great pleasure to sail as R/O under Captain Bill Nelson with Kuwait
shipping company around 1970. I did two 5 month trips on the Al Mubarakiah with Captain Nelson an extremely...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 25th August 2014, 22:59
Replies: 63
Views: 30,042
Posted By George McCaffery
i believe your father was mate on my first trip...

i believe your father was mate on my first trip on the Chicanoa in 1968. The Captain was Capt Morris.
Forum: Royal Mail Line 5th June 2014, 02:45
Replies: 140
Views: 54,125
Posted By George McCaffery
Andes

Hi Alex I believe i was on that Northern waters cruise. Soton to Bantry bay, to Glengariff then fiords stockholm, oslo Copenhagen.
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