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Search: Posts Made By: Colin P Wood
Forum: The Radio Room 30th October 2017, 05:32
Replies: 34
Views: 5,423
Posted By Colin P Wood
The reason RO on port of Sam boats is that...

The reason RO on port of Sam boats is that Masteres cabin on starboard.
Forum: The Engine Room 12th July 2017, 09:36
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Colin P Wood
On Mandagala which was a Victory Ship so fitted...

On Mandagala which was a Victory Ship so fitted with phones. Ours had broken and been replaced by redundant smoke helmet tube from bridge to ER through the skylights. A string was threaded through...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 26th June 2017, 08:09
Replies: 13
Views: 7,032
Posted By Colin P Wood
AS our agent in Singapore said, John Manners'...

AS our agent in Singapore said, John Manners' that's the problem, they don't have any.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th June 2017, 07:29
Replies: 299
Views: 25,638
Posted By Colin P Wood
Typical Western Approaches gail and big swell....

Typical Western Approaches gail and big swell. Greek slowly overtaking me from port quarter. Getting too close and he runs up 2 black balls. So someone on bridge. I take a turn to starboard to avoid...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 12th June 2017, 08:11
Replies: 9
Views: 2,630
Posted By Colin P Wood
I'm on the Clarence River in Northern NSW

I'm on the Clarence River in Northern NSW
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 12th June 2017, 07:54
Replies: 8
Views: 4,056
Posted By Colin P Wood
Sailed on the Heathmore 1n1955 56. She was a...

Sailed on the Heathmore 1n1955 56. She was a great ship. We had a freezer hatch, No 4 on after deck. Chief lecky was Neville Smart and 2nd a youger person think a Geordi.
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 12th June 2017, 07:14
Replies: 19
Views: 7,183
Posted By Colin P Wood
I remember the Grizzaling Bear and Polar bear...

I remember the Grizzaling Bear and Polar bear coming to Darwin with Penrod 74. Both vessel were very ??? seaworthy. The Grizzaling got a Port Kembla crew and hardly ever moved, while the Polar Bear...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 12th June 2017, 07:03
Replies: 9
Views: 2,630
Posted By Colin P Wood
I did 2nd. Mates from march to july 1953 Had a...

I did 2nd. Mates from march to july 1953
Had a great time and ended up getting through with Captain Wallace. When I went back for Mates, he refused to pass or fail me as he said, 'I can now keep...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 12th June 2017, 06:55
Replies: 26
Views: 8,830
Posted By Colin P Wood
I was on the 1 year course August 1952 to July...

I was on the 1 year course August 1952 to July 1953. We were entertained by the Coronation and Spit Head revue on Wendorian. I was supposed to sail from Shadwell to Spit head but had blotted my copy...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 12th June 2017, 05:47
Replies: 71
Views: 26,554
Posted By Colin P Wood
I was at King Teds from August 1952 to July 1953....

I was at King Teds from August 1952 to July 1953. We were based off Whitechapel High street for instructions and to Poplar tech for engineering and tech drawing and only saw 680 on our way to W I...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 11th June 2017, 07:50
Replies: 47
Views: 9,555
Posted By Colin P Wood
Having been involved in the nautical side of shop...

Having been involved in the nautical side of shop inspections in Australia for live stock carriage, I can ashore you that the ships are very thoroughly inspected and comply with strict guidelines. ...
Forum: J & J Denholm 10th June 2017, 02:40
Replies: 14
Views: 3,358
Posted By Colin P Wood
Sounds like Pacific Reliance, 0700 on a sunday in...

Sounds like Pacific Reliance, 0700 on a sunday in Vancouver, I am painting the deckhead in passengers lounge when the Captain P D F Owens tells me he has had to write to the Shell company as his son...
Forum: Ship Research 9th June 2017, 04:49
Replies: 10
Views: 3,794
Posted By Colin P Wood
Fun with wheels. On the Scottish [email protected] in...

Fun with wheels. On the Scottish [email protected] in Thessalonica, as 3rd. mate went to bridge to test gear before sailing and 2nd mate went to steering flat.
ON phone 2nd. asked for wheel to put hard a...
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