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Search: Posts Made By: lesliedobson
Forum: Tankers 23rd April 2011, 15:21
Replies: 17
Views: 3,064
Posted By lesliedobson
Economics certainly played its part. I heard...

Economics certainly played its part. I heard that many ships were scapped because of the terrible state of the hulls. I witnessed a lot of patching but also recall that it was found significant...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 29th July 2009, 11:57
Replies: 24
Views: 6,582
Posted By lesliedobson
Visit to Listers

Dug this out the other week. It was taken on a visit to Listers, think it must have been during Phase 3 in 77-78 so not strictly Townhill Park but most of us went through the place. Lets put some...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 24th July 2009, 07:31
Replies: 2
Views: 2,582
Posted By lesliedobson
Try contacting ExxonMobil Pension Plan...

Try contacting ExxonMobil Pension Plan Administrator, Watson Wyatt Limited, PO Box 545, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 1YX. They seem to have taken over the running in the last couple of years.
Forum: Model Ships 20th June 2009, 19:38
Replies: 24
Views: 12,610
Posted By lesliedobson
Have a look at this link, it may give you some...

Have a look at this link, it may give you some direction. Regardless, its a site you can spend hours on!

http://www.aukevisser.nl/belgium/id31.htm
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th June 2009, 19:43
Replies: 24
Views: 6,582
Posted By lesliedobson
Just checked in an old report and it was signed...

Just checked in an old report and it was signed by Alan Seddon. Only recall seeing him twice, once at interview and the second when he passed on a message from the company Super.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th June 2009, 21:22
Replies: 24
Views: 6,582
Posted By lesliedobson
Yep, I remember that one as well. Think it was a...

Yep, I remember that one as well. Think it was a guy called Dick Milne having a heated exchange with him and told him that something was not fair. Sams response certainly woke us from our slumbers,...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th June 2009, 16:58
Replies: 24
Views: 6,582
Posted By lesliedobson
Was it Sam Toye that used to do Liberal Studies? ...

Was it Sam Toye that used to do Liberal Studies? I remember a guy by that name came in, scrawled his name on the board and announced "Toye with an E, not to be played with!" Can you imagine our...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th February 2009, 16:28
Replies: 24
Views: 6,582
Posted By lesliedobson
I was at Townhill park during 74-75. Most of the...

I was at Townhill park during 74-75. Most of the spare time was spent down the Swan except when Knocker had us on chores for getting back late. Unfortunately not kept in touch with many since then. ...
Forum: Esso Tankers 20th February 2009, 16:15
Replies: 57
Views: 35,098
Posted By lesliedobson
I did two trips on the Northumbria and don't...

I did two trips on the Northumbria and don't recall her being any worse than others including the 'D' boats. Think the second trip was shortly after the rudder episope and remeber a photo of her...
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