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Search: Posts Made By: john richards
Forum: Fishing Vessels 30th November 2018, 08:11
Replies: 28
Views: 5,647
Posted By john richards
Is Seaman 38 the nom de plume of Nicholas...

Is Seaman 38 the nom de plume of Nicholas Monsarrat ?
Forum: The Radio Room 1st October 2018, 12:42
Replies: 349
Views: 93,691
Posted By john richards
Thanks AlbieR #287...

Thanks AlbieR #287 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=287) . Found some Crackin` Radio Stations Centro America & Nashville USA Gracias. Good bars 2 in St Margarete`s...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 12th September 2018, 19:23
Replies: 16
Views: 3,590
Posted By john richards
A Hail to Lads on The Mancunian or The Percy " Do...

A Hail to Lads on The Mancunian or The Percy " Do you get Time & a Turd for that Job " or " Aye Aye you been broaching the Cargo Again " All good fun on The River Mersey !
Forum: Brocklebank Line 4th June 2018, 07:49
Replies: 73
Views: 8,043
Posted By john richards
Here`s another one for you Pat Do you remember...

Here`s another one for you Pat Do you remember The Laskar Seamen of the Anchor Boats Humping Bikes And Sewing machines down Exmouth Street and Back to their Ship Where was The Anchor Line Berth ?
Forum: Brocklebank Line 3rd June 2018, 17:07
Replies: 73
Views: 8,043
Posted By john richards
However Pat You will have noticed that...

However Pat You will have noticed that Riccarton`s Time frame in the MN was !957 to 1967 The Gaumont the Cinema closed in 1964 but was refurbished and reopened a Bingo Hall until well into the 80`s....
Forum: Brocklebank Line 2nd June 2018, 21:23
Replies: 73
Views: 8,043
Posted By john richards
It`s the only one I can Think of Pat Bikenhead...

It`s the only one I can Think of Pat Bikenhead Park, Hotel & Picture House near Bidston Dock ? Might have been Vitoria Dock Anyway COYB.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 2nd June 2018, 14:23
Replies: 73
Views: 8,043
Posted By john richards
In reply to #35...

In reply to #35 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=35) Riccarton. The Hotel Was The Queens & The Cinema The Gaumont. Your Cocky infestation might have its origins...
Forum: The Engine Room 10th November 2017, 22:12
Replies: 238
Views: 38,402
Posted By john richards
Never made the top Table @ The Plumbers Ball...

Never made the top Table @ The Plumbers Ball in the Adelphi Liverpool But always Remember an Old C/E If I Ever go Down an Engine Room The 2nd Eng is Shite God Bless you Gordon Coxon
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 15th July 2017, 10:21
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By john richards
The Name stood out slowly as the Mists of Time...

The Name stood out slowly as the Mists of Time Dissolved John Sketchley I think 2nd Mate on Matina Elders & Fyffes early 1964. We did not have the Oil & Water separation in Fyffes so I remember Good...
Forum: The Radio Room 6th February 2017, 09:00
Replies: 45
Views: 2,393
Posted By john richards
On one of Elders & Fyffes T Boats We had a TV in...

On one of Elders & Fyffes T Boats We had a TV in the Lounge that intermittently used to black out the screen and then came back on again. The Combined brains of the Lecky & the Sparky decided to...
Forum: Say Hello 14th January 2016, 09:11
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By john richards
Which Saguenay ships were you On Patrick, I...

Which Saguenay ships were you On Patrick, I sailed on Sunrhea 1969. Cheers John Richards.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 19th October 2015, 11:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By john richards
RIP Howard Kendall. It was rumoured that Kendall...

RIP Howard Kendall. It was rumoured that Kendall was to be sacked by Everton but one player saved his job Adrian Heath, he seized on a back pass by Kevin Brock and scored against Coventry in the cup...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 10th September 2015, 09:46
Replies: 10
Views: 4,868
Posted By john richards
Davey Dobson, I`ve sent you a PM, My Fyffes Ships...

Davey Dobson, I`ve sent you a PM, My Fyffes Ships Matina 5 trips 63/64. Sinaloa 27 May/ 15 September 64, Turrialba November/ June 65, Chicanoa 4 trips September 65/ January 66, Camito April 66/ 11...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 15th May 2015, 08:54
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By john richards
R.I.P BB, They are playing I did what I did...

R.I.P BB, They are playing I did what I did Before Love Came to Town with Bono on Radio Merseyside right now. What A Bluesman. John Richards.
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 12th April 2015, 17:33
Replies: 10
Views: 4,868
Posted By john richards
Hi Jerry, I joined Camito April 1966 did 2 trips...

Hi Jerry, I joined Camito April 1966 did 2 trips 3rd Trip Cancelled Seamans Strike! But Home for World Cup. Sailed with 2 Dobbys 1 Chief Freezer and one J/E on Turrialba Brothers from Morecame....
Forum: Royal Navy 20th August 2014, 08:49
Replies: 9
Views: 3,853
Posted By john richards
A protest is planed to stop Plymouth leaving...

A protest is planed to stop Plymouth leaving Birkenhead by stopping the Bridge leading to Alfred Lock from being raised. Posted on a local Wirral Website, " Get down to the 4 Bridges and save the...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 20th August 2014, 07:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By john richards
I remember years ago JAG was interviewed, he said...

I remember years ago JAG was interviewed, he said the hardest result he could had read was East Fife 4 Forfar 5. Distinctive voice, the Gentleman from The R&A who introduces the players @ The Open...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 22nd July 2014, 14:11
Replies: 39
Views: 3,964
Posted By john richards
Hartonman I am intrigued keep at it. John Richards

Hartonman I am intrigued keep at it. John Richards
Forum: The Radio Room 24th April 2014, 09:28
Replies: 35
Views: 10,979
Posted By john richards
I had 3 good mates all RO`s, Riversdale Tech...

I had 3 good mates all RO`s, Riversdale Tech early 60`s Tom Phillips, Tony Delaney and a Hank Marvin lookalike Rodger Sloane, they used to talk to one another in Morse Finger & Thumb. Nutters! John...
Forum: Royal Navy 21st December 2013, 09:07
Replies: 34
Views: 7,790
Posted By john richards
Just heard on the radio. HMS Plymouth is to move...

Just heard on the radio. HMS Plymouth is to move into Lairds, some gear removed yand then Towed to Turkey for Scrap! John Richards.
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 20th December 2013, 08:30
Replies: 46
Views: 13,473
Posted By john richards
I did 4 trips on the Chicanoa 16.9.65.Soton -...

I did 4 trips on the Chicanoa 16.9.65.Soton - Greenock, John Brown`s first trip Chief, 14.10.65 Greenock- Avonmouth, 10.11.65 Avonmouth-Avonmouth,8.12.65 Avonmouth-Southampton as Junior Eng. Looking...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 16th June 2013, 10:05
Replies: 41
Views: 6,506
Posted By john richards
Leratty, We where regular runners to New Orleans...

Leratty, We where regular runners to New Orleans in the Mid 60`s, bottom of Canal St - Bessie Anns the Girls would give the cast of Cell Block H a run for their money , a couple of blocks further up...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 19th September 2012, 19:47
Replies: 5
Views: 3,269
Posted By john richards
Captain P.A. Chubb was Master of the Sinaloa on...

Captain P.A. Chubb was Master of the Sinaloa on her last voyage before being Broken up in Belgium. Joined 27 May 1964 Signed off 15 September 1964. The voyage was more than interesting ! I was J/E ,...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th July 2012, 18:12
Replies: 73
Views: 16,419
Posted By john richards
Tom Cruise To Play Jack Reacher.

Anybody familiar with Lee Child`s Jack Reacher Novels might be suprised that the choice of Tom Cruise to play Reacher. Ex Military Policeman described in the series as 6 foot 5 inches Tall &...
Forum: The Engine Room 27th April 2012, 22:18
Replies: 175
Views: 29,150
Posted By john richards
I remember doing a dry dock at Smiths on The Tyne...

I remember doing a dry dock at Smiths on The Tyne WD Fairway scafold rigged fitters working on tailend I swear this lad arrived swung his Monday hammer Bang Bang Ship Shuddering on the Blocks He...
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