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Search: Posts Made By: Ian
Forum: Say Hello 26th August 2004, 14:11
Replies: 49
Views: 11,760
Posted By Ian
Unhappy Ships Nostalgia

Good to have you aboard Juddyroth!
You must have some REAL stories to tell. My sea time was relatively short but long enough for me to realize that if I didn't quit and get a shore job I would be...
Forum: Say Hello 15th August 2004, 19:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,546
Posted By Ian

Nice to have you with us Doug.
I have a collection of P & O on my personal site at <>
Not as sophisticated a site as this one but I have tried to emphasize the pictorial aspect of...
Forum: Port Line 30th July 2004, 20:18
Replies: 34
Views: 12,713
Posted By Ian
Thumbs up Port Napier

Welcome to the site Bob,
Nice picture of the Port Napier.
I started my collection almost 50 years ago in Glasgow!
Some of the pics. I took with an old Brownie box camera may be seen at my personal...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 24th July 2004, 17:04
Replies: 3
Views: 2,633
Posted By Ian
Tramps Etc.

Great story Wallie.
Didn't go to sea early enough to sail on any 'real' tramps. Mind you, Anchor Lines' EUCADIA was close enough but, at least, the food was good!
Would like to pick your...
Forum: Manchester Liners 22nd July 2004, 02:32
Replies: 44
Views: 21,434
Posted By Ian
Manchester Liners Etc.

Hi David,
Your contribution to the site is very much appreciated.
If you sailed with Manchester Liners you must be familiar with Montreal!?
My personal site at <> has a page on this...
Forum: Ellerman 20th July 2004, 00:26
Replies: 26
Views: 8,424
Posted By Ian

Interesting shot of the LANCASTER Fairfield.

Boy, you have an interesting collection! Keep 'em coming!
You're giving a lot of us nostalgia 'buffs' a great deal of pleasure..............

Forum: Passenger Liners 19th July 2004, 12:41
Replies: 7
Views: 3,534
Posted By Ian
Thumbs up Hi George, Interesting that you were own the...

Hi George,
Interesting that you were own the Cameronia. My father was dispenser on the ship when she was on the Australian immigrant run in the early fifties.
My first visit to her was in...
Forum: Say Hello 9th July 2004, 21:59
Replies: 48
Views: 15,412
Posted By Ian

Hi Paul and welcome to the site.
You may also wish to take a look at my personal site at <> regarding Union-Castle.
I sailed as R/O in the early sixties.
Both Steve and I look...
Forum: Passenger Liners 1st July 2004, 17:38
Replies: 17
Views: 4,848
Posted By Ian
Unhappy Your Collection...

Hi Lanaud.

Yes, the Empress boats were very attractive but there again so were their competitors on the North Atlantic, Carinthia, Ivernia and Saxonia in their time.
Looking forward to seeing...
Forum: British India Line 30th June 2004, 23:52
Replies: 11
Views: 2,889
Posted By Ian
Your Pics.

It would have added interest to know WHEN you took the pics. Fairfield
Great to have them on the site! Keep 'em coming.
Ian (Admin).
Forum: Elder Dempster 26th June 2004, 10:18
Replies: 14
Views: 6,416
Posted By Ian

Great contributions to the site Fairfield.................
My old professor at the Watt School used to go on and on about his time with Paddy Henderson. I think he spent a number of years as R/O on...
Forum: Palm Line 22nd June 2004, 22:15
Replies: 13
Views: 5,100
Posted By Ian
Palm Boats Etc.

Hi Alwyn,
Nice pics. of your time at sea.
Please get back to me. I have a small favour to ask.

Forum: Say Hello 22nd June 2004, 22:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By Ian
Thumbs up Gtzm/gtzr

Hi Dick,
Welcome to the site.
Was with IMRC '59 to 65 Houlders, Anchor Line, Cunard, Union-Castle and Saguenay.
Great days.
For some R/O memorabilia go to my personal site at <>...
Forum: Say Hello 16th June 2004, 21:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,708
Posted By Ian
Wink Centaur - Blue Funnel......

Hi Mary,
I may be able to help. If you go to <> and go to 'related sites' there are one or two Blue Funnel sites. There may be someone there who can help.
Good luck!
Ian in...
Forum: Say Hello 16th June 2004, 21:44
Replies: 49
Views: 11,760
Posted By Ian
Wink Shaw Savill

Hi Jamie,
Welcome to the site.
Great to have you aboard. Never sailed with Shaw Savill but as R/O with a number of British and Canadian companies in the fifties and sixties.
Am wondering if you...
Forum: Cunard 13th June 2004, 01:51
Replies: 1
Views: 2,016
Posted By Ian
The NEW Queens!!!

Nice shot Peter!
Pity someone didn't have the zoom on!?
Was in NY in 1960 aboard Carinthia, same berth as the QE2.
Great days. Saw Chubby Checker at the Peppermint Lounge..............
Forum: Say Hello 13th June 2004, 01:47
Replies: 1
Views: 1,589
Posted By Ian
Cunard Liners Etc.

OK Peter,
you asked for it...go to <>
My personal site, but come back here and let's hear more from you......
This site is interactive which means we can have a conversation...
Forum: Manchester Liners 9th June 2004, 17:32
Replies: 13
Views: 7,822
Posted By Ian
Manchester Liners

Great story about your wee escapade Tony!
Approximately the same thing happened to me in Avonmouth.
Was on the Eucadia of Anchor Line, just back from Bombay. Went ashore with the 3rd mate up to...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 5th June 2004, 00:29
Replies: 12
Views: 3,806
Posted By Ian
Wink London Marine Books

3, Cromwell Street,

Lots and lots of books on shipping.
Good luck
Forum: British India Line 5th June 2004, 00:23
Replies: 2
Views: 2,127
Posted By Ian
Great story Tony! My time was between '59 and...

Great story Tony!
My time was between '59 and '64. No 21 bloody months for me. My brother went to sea in 54 as EDH. I think he signed 2 year articles at that time.
My longest trip, Anchor Line...
Forum: Say Hello 30th May 2004, 12:47
Replies: 93
Views: 16,312
Posted By Ian
Wink Palm Line Etc......

Hi Elmina man
Welcome to the site.
It is early days but we hope to build the site into one of the web favourites over time.
If you have any pictures of Palm Line, or other line ships we would be...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 28th May 2004, 22:22
Replies: 3
Views: 1,996
Posted By Ian

Nice picture of the ship at Meadowside Granary!
Yes, Glasgow has changed considerably since I was wandering around the Princess and Queen's Docks in the fifties.
You seem to have quite the...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 27th May 2004, 22:15
Replies: 7
Views: 4,035
Posted By Ian
Them There Mexican Jumping Beans!!!!!!

Great story Tony!
Wot you been smoking? Don't believe a bleedin' word of it........

Any more?
(Admin). :clap:
Forum: Say Hello 26th May 2004, 17:33
Replies: 4
Views: 3,089
Posted By Ian
Hello GP, A pleasure to have you on the net! ...

Hello GP,
A pleasure to have you on the net!
If you have any photos that are good for this site we would love to see them.
Any problems with posting them please let us know and we will help you...
Forum: Say Hello 18th May 2004, 23:37
Replies: 48
Views: 15,412
Posted By Ian

Hi Paul,
It's Ian again.
Great that you are asking the question. We are still very much in the early days with the site. Glad you liked the pics. on <>.
The Capetown shot is a...
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