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Search: Posts Made By: msalter
Forum: Nautical Colleges 1st May 2015, 11:18
Replies: 26
Views: 8,830
Posted By msalter
I was there for the short course Sept to Dec 1959...

I was there for the short course Sept to Dec 1959 so I just creep in. What a magical time with days and most evenings learning about seamanship and what to expect. All totally new to me even the tube...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th December 2014, 10:51
Replies: 8
Views: 2,283
Posted By msalter
I have not forgotten that day 21st October 1959...

I have not forgotten that day 21st October 1959 and as you say I believe we marched up the hill (Ludgate Hill?) to St Pauls in our blazers and grey flannels to join in a service of celebration for...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 15th March 2014, 14:25
Replies: 71
Views: 26,552
Posted By msalter
I have posted a detailed account of time at the...

I have posted a detailed account of time at the college when a 'short term' course boarder from Sept to Dec 1959. Anyone interested will find an illustrated documents plus a diary of when I joined my...
Forum: Clan Line 1st December 2013, 12:54
Replies: 13
Views: 7,661
Posted By msalter
Thanks Chris and Clanline for posting your recent...

Thanks Chris and Clanline for posting your recent comments especially since you knew one of the Cadets Chris. Also I have read your account of the loss of the Ayrshire elsewhere and how you survived...
Forum: Clan Line 30th November 2013, 14:18
Replies: 13
Views: 7,661
Posted By msalter
Thanks Chris for posting this tribute from the B...

Thanks Chris for posting this tribute from the B and C Review of December 1961. What a shocking maritime accident and loss of lives.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 10th January 2012, 10:41
Replies: 93
Views: 29,822
Posted By msalter
Thanks (China Hand) for posting the Blazer...

Thanks (China Hand) for posting the Blazer Bladge. I have downloaded it very simply, right click and save as (file of ones own choice.) I used to have my own tucked away somewhere.
I see you were...
Forum: The Bridge 17th December 2011, 16:35
Replies: 41
Views: 8,780
Posted By msalter
I was a Cadet with Strick Line and signed on...

I was a Cadet with Strick Line and signed on Articles for voyages and never received any overtime payment which was worked dailly, bar, when occasionally on watch keeping duties on the bridge. I can...
Forum: Say Hello 12th September 2011, 14:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,861
Posted By msalter
Smile Happy Memories

I also remember your parents and can picture their faces. I spent a very memorable stay there whilst studying on the short course from September until December 1959. With Capt Wood at sitting at the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th November 2010, 17:24
Replies: 18
Views: 3,405
Posted By msalter
Hi Tony, I see you have started a thread here in...

Hi Tony, I see you have started a thread here in April 2010 on joining and have been busy posting and making time to acknowledge my mail via another MN site. Anyway happy retirement and long may you...
Forum: Clan Line 27th June 2010, 09:17
Replies: 13
Views: 7,661
Posted By msalter
Thanks to everyone for helping me to understand...

Thanks to everyone for helping me to understand this vessel's loss
Forum: Clan Line 22nd June 2010, 14:11
Replies: 13
Views: 7,661
Posted By msalter
Clan Keith

Does anyone have any official information regarding the sinking of the Clan Keith through an explosion off the coast of Malta in November 1961 leading to such an horrific loss of life?
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 22nd May 2009, 20:19
Replies: 60
Views: 18,630
Posted By msalter
Nigel I served on the 1947 vessels you...

Nigel

I served on the 1947 vessels you mention e.g. Registan, Tabaristan and Nigaristan. The accomodation was very good for just after the war. Please see my photos I have posted re Strick Line....
Forum: BP Shipping 27th March 2009, 12:41
Replies: 91
Views: 44,991
Posted By msalter
Hi All With reference to the British...

Hi All

With reference to the British Adventure of 1951, I have just received a DVD entitled 'Tankers' an episode no 14 produced by Snowbow publications. It is part of the series named 'The Great...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 20th September 2007, 11:24
Replies: 93
Views: 29,822
Posted By msalter
King Teds Old Boys etc

Hi All
I have recently joined SN and find it fascinating. Isn't Nostalgia great

As regards Old Boys pls see Friends Reunited and join up as King Teds OB's are listed back to the 40's I believe....
Forum: Say Hello 14th August 2007, 09:13
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By msalter
Hello

Just a line to say hi to all UK Merchant Navy seaman past and present I was at sea with the P&O group and British Rail c1960 to 1970.

Can anyone tell me why the SS Shahristan of FC Strick & Co was...
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