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Search: Posts Made By: Kaituo
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd April 2018, 13:57
Replies: 614
Views: 223,775
Posted By Kaituo
Harry

A bit late in responding to your sad news but condolences to you and your families Lorne. Harry was a good friend on board and ashore during my time in Silver Line and later when he was with Gulf...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 21st November 2017, 17:02
Replies: 614
Views: 223,775
Posted By Kaituo
Photo of the 'Weir' during a years tramping in...

Photo of the 'Weir' during a years tramping in the Indian Ocean 1969.
Loading sugar in bulk from bags at Port Louis, Mauritius. I was Mate, Harry Whitelaw Master, Len Dewar C/E and Johnny MacWalter...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 21st November 2017, 16:50
Replies: 614
Views: 223,775
Posted By Kaituo
Thanks for the update Chris... I tend to forget...

Thanks for the update Chris... I tend to forget the 'age thing' while reminiscing about Life and Times ! I hope Harry is still with us and sorry to hear of Rollo and Bob Ronald's demise. I sailed...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th November 2017, 19:29
Replies: 614
Views: 223,775
Posted By Kaituo
Haven't checked this site for a long...

Haven't checked this site for a long while.....Does anyone know if Harry Whitelaw is still around and terrorizing North Shields ??
Harry and I sailed together on the ore carriers and 'Tower Bridge'...
Forum: Tugs 20th August 2014, 17:34
Replies: 187
Views: 49,402
Posted By Kaituo
Bill, dont remember the Ship Ahoy, must have...

Bill, dont remember the Ship Ahoy, must have been after my time. I do recall the Nabi Al Sharif and his wife Maggie has a chippy down near the US Navy Base at Jufair. Sold excellent fish n chips but...
Forum: Tugs 20th August 2014, 17:31
Replies: 187
Views: 49,402
Posted By Kaituo
While I was there ( 1975-86 ) Gray Macks had...

While I was there ( 1975-86 ) Gray Macks had quite a coastal tanker fleet including
'Faiza' and 'Fareeda'....bitumen boats
'Al Soreya', 'Al Shaheen', 'Assahm', Azhara', 'Al Faris',...
Forum: Tugs 18th August 2014, 16:58
Replies: 187
Views: 49,402
Posted By Kaituo
Awalco Tugs

Just looked at this Graymac site after a couple of years abscence in Indonesia ! Funny enough I am in contact with Tony Howett and John Vickers (ex Awalco) thru Facebook and always was interested in...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 23rd May 2014, 13:44
Replies: 614
Views: 223,775
Posted By Kaituo
[/QUOTE] I sailed with Johnny Mac on 'Tower...

[/QUOTE]

I sailed with Johnny Mac on 'Tower Bridge' and ' Aldersgate' in 1966-67. A great entertainer although a bit difficult to understand after a bottle was opened ! His speech speeded up with...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 27th August 2013, 10:12
Replies: 11
Views: 3,081
Posted By Kaituo
I cant find anything about World Wide in the Hong...

I cant find anything about World Wide in the Hong Kong Shipping section. I sailed with them in the '60's when they had just taken over Wheelock Marden and had a mixed fleet of old tankers and general...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 9th March 2013, 15:16
Replies: 365
Views: 118,637
Posted By Kaituo
Port Cartier Bubbler

Went to Port Cartier a few times on Silversand, Aldersgate and Bishopsgate during Winters 1965 and 66 during the St.Lawrence Gulf ice season. The bubbler system worked OK although still slush ice ...
Forum: Say Hello 13th November 2011, 16:24
Replies: 9
Views: 2,968
Posted By Kaituo
Just found this thread 4 years after it was...

Just found this thread 4 years after it was posted ! I was Mate on Slamet Delapan 1967-1968 when the v/l was running shuttle between Tg Uban and Sungai Gerong. Master was Einar Berg and Ch.Engineer...
Forum: Tugs 2nd July 2011, 12:23
Replies: 187
Views: 49,402
Posted By Kaituo
Jim, IMS took off the high monitor tower...

Jim,
IMS took off the high monitor tower when they bought the Titan from GMMS and renamed it 'Imsalv ?? ' ( some animal like Jaguar or Puma ). I went to Dubai in Nov 1989 to buy the 'Titan'...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 12th September 2010, 06:14
Replies: 614
Views: 223,775
Posted By Kaituo
I'm sure the cadet was John M Guy as I sailed...

I'm sure the cadet was John M Guy as I sailed with him later on'Silverweir' and met him again when he joined Canadian Pacific as 3rd Mate...around 1970.

Maybe the middle M was for Mike !

Mike...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 11th September 2010, 17:37
Replies: 614
Views: 223,775
Posted By Kaituo
Silverhow / Tower Bridge

Was in Singapore last week for a meeting of marine dinosaurs and somebody mentioned the Silverhow /Tower Bridge saga at Thompsons Yard is Sunderland 1966.....
As Harry Whitelaw and I sailed together...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 11th September 2010, 11:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,311
Posted By Kaituo
I sailed with Doug Pooley when he was Mate in...

I sailed with Doug Pooley when he was Mate in World Wide Tankers 1966-67 ( 'World Pelagic' and 'World Transport' trading Indonesia ).
After that he came ashore and trained as a Probation Officer...
Forum: Dredgers 17th August 2010, 05:34
Replies: 47
Views: 19,286
Posted By Kaituo
When did the Leviathan get converted from coal to...

When did the Leviathan get converted from coal to oil-fired boilers ?
I remember seeing her taking coal from the old bunkering facility at Rea's Wharf near Duke Street Bridge in Birkenhead ( dont...
Forum: Ship Research 7th July 2010, 12:00
Replies: 1,510
Views: 202,964
Posted By Kaituo
Rafal, those photos of the wheelhouse...

Rafal,
those photos of the wheelhouse and the 'train-type' windows which were lowered on a leather strap bring back some memories ! Particularly as the Clearview screen never worked in Cosag...
Forum: Tugs 12th June 2010, 16:02
Replies: 187
Views: 49,402
Posted By Kaituo
Hello Peter, good to hear you are still going...

Hello Peter, good to hear you are still going strong. You still in S.Africa or back in L'pool ?
I think the last time we met was in that alehouse near Seacombe Ferry, just after you left Gray...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 9th June 2010, 06:30
Replies: 204
Views: 37,535
Posted By Kaituo
I seem to remember the Kraal selling booze...

I seem to remember the Kraal selling booze although at first it was certainly just a 'coffee bar'. Cant believe I would have gone there so frequently if it was 'dry'............ !
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th June 2010, 14:49
Replies: 36
Views: 9,460
Posted By Kaituo
Empress Wheelhouse

Need someone to settle a bar argument here in Kuantan..... Did the 'England' and 'Canada' both have dual steering stands in the wheelhouse ?

I recall that the 'England' certainly had two sets of...
Forum: Tugs 15th January 2010, 10:06
Replies: 187
Views: 49,402
Posted By Kaituo
Al Kabeer / Gray Amazon

Jim,
do you remember when the Al Kabeer was abandonded during a typhoon in the S.China Sea while towing a barge to Korea ? The crew later returned on board and resumed the voyage. Who was the...
Forum: Ship Research 5th January 2010, 06:08
Replies: 1,510
Views: 202,964
Posted By Kaituo
Rafal, I have been in contact with...

Rafal,

I have been in contact with some of the Decca Surveyors who sailed on the Bembridge during Cosag Days and they have come up with some good memories of the vessel which I had...
Forum: Ship Research 30th December 2009, 13:19
Replies: 1,510
Views: 202,964
Posted By Kaituo
Rafal, Linda has replied to me that she...

Rafal,
Linda has replied to me that she will look for any drawings and things from her time on Bembridge and send copies to you. I think you will be hearing from her soon !
I had...
Forum: Ship Research 29th December 2009, 06:17
Replies: 1,510
Views: 202,964
Posted By Kaituo
Cosag Days

Cosag ( Coastal Aggregates ) was formed by John Lea, Mike Davenport and Mike Woodall who were all ex - Athel Line Mates and started operating 2 old East German trawlers 'Max Reimann' and 'Tikker' (...
Forum: Ship Research 28th December 2009, 12:14
Replies: 1,510
Views: 202,964
Posted By Kaituo
Bembridge

I may have missed something in the previous posts, but Bembridge was owned and operated by Cosag Marine Services of London and Yarmouth in the early 1970's. She was on long term charter to Decca...
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