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Search: Posts Made By: ddraigmor
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th September 2011, 17:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By ddraigmor
Excellent news! Jonty

Excellent news!

Jonty
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 6th September 2011, 13:58
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
NO worries hris - glad to have been of help! ...

NO worries hris - glad to have been of help!

Jonty
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 5th September 2011, 11:09
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
Chris, Can help you with this one! The...

Chris,

Can help you with this one!

The Cook Shore was built by Adelaide Ship Construction PTY Ltd of Port Adeliade, Australia in Dec of 1969 for OSAMarine (Australia) of Sydney. in Dec of 1972,...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 5th September 2011, 08:59
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
Indeed she was - she started life as the Polar...

Indeed she was - she started life as the Polar Shore, built by Cochrane's, Selby in '71 for Offshore Marine (OSA).

She became the Ocean Foxtrot in 1995.

Regards,

Jonty
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 31st August 2011, 16:00
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
Don, I think he is OK with info on the ones you...

Don, I think he is OK with info on the ones you mentioned - and you are right. The 'Dee Shore' was OM's only UT704 and built by Ast. de Santander S.A. - Santander in 1976. She ended her days as the...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 30th August 2011, 14:46
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
Dave, She was renamed Tecsaldo Vir between...

Dave,

She was renamed Tecsaldo Vir between 1971 and 1972 for Offshore Services Italiana SPA of Porto Torres, and then became Monte Forte. Her IMO number shows her still listed on Equasis as a tug...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 25th August 2011, 17:44
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
Chris, West Shore - built 1967 for Offshore...

Chris,

West Shore - built 1967 for Offshore Marine of Rochester. Out of service in 1971 when she sank!

South Shore - Built 1965 for Offshore Marine of Rochester. Sold 1972 to Sea Service...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 19th August 2011, 13:15
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
Cap, interesting. It may well be that they...

Cap, interesting.

It may well be that they were owned but by OM's Canadian subsidiary? Both ships were Canadian registered. In this photo, however, you can see that the Scotian Shore wears the...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 18th August 2011, 10:18
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
Both the Canadian built ships were built for ...

Both the Canadian built ships were built for Canadian Offshore Marine so were part of Offshore Marine - they were not chartered in.

1968 saw the founding of the marketing company for supply...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 17th August 2011, 16:04
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
I can indeed! The 'Scotian Shore' was built...

I can indeed!

The 'Scotian Shore' was built by Ferguson Industries, Pictou Nova Scotia in 1973 and managed by Canadian Offshore Marine of Halifax, Canada. She was registered in Halifax, NS and...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 17th August 2011, 10:02
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
I can give you a fleet list for the ships? ...

I can give you a fleet list for the ships?

1960 - Tern Shore
1965 South Shore / North Shore
1967 - East Shore / West Shore / Norfolk Shore / Kent Shore / Essex Shore / Suffolk Shore
1968 -...
Forum: Tugs 16th August 2011, 13:50
Replies: 48
Views: 15,754
Posted By ddraigmor
Latest - body recovered. ...

Latest - body recovered.

http://www.docklands24.co.uk/news/police_searching_for_missing_tugboat_man_recover_a_body_at_convoys_wharf_1_995323

Jonty
Forum: Tugs 16th August 2011, 13:48
Replies: 48
Views: 15,754
Posted By ddraigmor
Tinks, Always sad when someone is lost. As...

Tinks,

Always sad when someone is lost. As an ex tugman, my thoughts are with you and the missing man's family.

As Malky says: Chin up.

Jonty
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 16th August 2011, 08:51
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
Don - knew a lot of lads on the OM boats and...

Don - knew a lot of lads on the OM boats and quite a few thought being a part of The Cunard Group was really something! Mind you, they were smart looking ships.

Jonty
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 15th August 2011, 21:15
Replies: 95
Views: 35,216
Posted By ddraigmor
The ships of Offshore Marine Ltd were managed by...

The ships of Offshore Marine Ltd were managed by the International Offshore Services (UK) Ltd., London, until 1968. (IOS)

On April 1, 1968 Offshore Marine Ltd. was sold by Hay's Wharf Ltd (London...
Forum: Tugs 15th August 2011, 13:58
Replies: 83
Views: 22,085
Posted By ddraigmor
Ron - Ron the Electrician? I sailed with you on...

Ron - Ron the Electrician? I sailed with you on the 'Afon Goch'. We were involved in the 'Skyhope' incident.

I was living in Oxford until six months ago, and met up with Alan - the Mate at the...
Forum: Tugs 15th August 2011, 10:30
Replies: 83
Views: 22,085
Posted By ddraigmor
Tony Maddocjs was possibly tghe guy - but maybe...

Tony Maddocjs was possibly tghe guy - but maybe someone could correct me on that one?

The outfit was a decent one to work for in terms of the experience it gave. I know that what happened in HTC...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th August 2011, 09:34
Replies: 63
Views: 11,992
Posted By ddraigmor
They get them from the same school of journalism...

They get them from the same school of journalism that is used by the likes of our idiotic media.

Nowadays inews is about 'celebrity' not reality.

Good video available from the BBC website but...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th August 2011, 19:58
Replies: 63
Views: 11,992
Posted By ddraigmor
Unbelievable! It's quite a length, painted bright...

Unbelievable! It's quite a length, painted bright red - and he still didn't see it?

Jonty
Forum: Tugs 7th August 2011, 00:12
Replies: 83
Views: 22,085
Posted By ddraigmor
Owen, What's he up to nowadays? I was in...

Owen,

What's he up to nowadays? I was in toucvh with him quite a few years back but we lost touch (as you do). Yes, if it is OK with you I'd be happy for a PM.

Cobbydale - great photo! I will...
Forum: Tugs 6th August 2011, 11:29
Replies: 83
Views: 22,085
Posted By ddraigmor
Eifion, Ah we were a ship apart then! I...

Eifion,

Ah we were a ship apart then! I remember all those men - in fact, if you look for tugman's tales on here (somewhere) you will most definitely remember that Meade's Marines were an outfit...
Forum: Tugs 4th August 2011, 18:26
Replies: 83
Views: 22,085
Posted By ddraigmor
Still keeping an eye on this thread! Eifion, I...

Still keeping an eye on this thread! Eifion, I can't remember you - you joined the 'Wen' with me in Rotterdam, it seems. Dewi was a fine man, a great tugman - one of the best. I was sad to hear he...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th July 2011, 12:46
Replies: 2,338
Views: 237,511
Posted By ddraigmor
Gill, No worries - just as a Welshman, I am...

Gill,

No worries - just as a Welshman, I am fiercely proud of my birthplace!

Jonty
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th July 2011, 17:55
Replies: 2,338
Views: 237,511
Posted By ddraigmor
Gollywobbler - it is Anglesey and not Anglesea. ...

Gollywobbler - it is Anglesey and not Anglesea.

If you're going for sarcasm, at least learn how to spell the name right!

Whilst I deplore the job losses, isn't about time we - as voters and...
Forum: Ship Research 8th June 2011, 10:48
Replies: 1
Views: 1,252
Posted By ddraigmor
Hi, The pair of 'Smit Maasluis' and 'Smit...

Hi,

The pair of 'Smit Maasluis' and 'Smit rinidad' - sisters - can be found here:

http://www.tugspotters.com/tugs/SMIT.TRINIDAD.htm

http://www.tugspotters.com/tugs/SMIT.MAASSLUIS.htm

Jonty
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