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Search: Posts Made By: 2548hopw
Forum: Coasters 23rd March 2008, 22:56
Replies: 101
Views: 38,961
Posted By 2548hopw
Didnt the Roffen ve a sister called Rommel ?

Didnt the Roffen ve a sister called Rommel ?
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 23rd March 2008, 22:50
Replies: 62
Views: 14,643
Posted By 2548hopw
Pat.. I would love to talk to somebody about this...

Pat.. I would love to talk to somebody about this outfit. I loved my time with them and my fondest memories are of these times. If you want to contact, please ([email protected]) send...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 26th February 2008, 23:47
Replies: 62
Views: 14,643
Posted By 2548hopw
Looking back I would sign up for WHSN again. I...

Looking back I would sign up for WHSN again. I was 16 when I went off with them and only left because they folded while I was doing my 2nd mates ticket. Despite working long hard hours under 1st mate...
Forum: Coasters 26th February 2008, 23:33
Replies: 101
Views: 38,961
Posted By 2548hopw
Rumour as it there was one called "Flatulence"...

Rumour as it there was one called "Flatulence" but I never saw it... My favourite Crescent ship was "ROFFEN" which I would estimate at about 200t. I even named a dog of mine after it, It was a...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 2nd December 2006, 20:36
Replies: 7
Views: 1,902
Posted By 2548hopw
Joe, I would love a picture of both ships and...

Joe, I would love a picture of both ships and will willing pay the going rate. Let me know the details. Regards Steve
Forum: Nautical Colleges 2nd December 2006, 20:32
Replies: 98
Views: 39,930
Posted By 2548hopw
I was only a sprog then but remember them all. ...

I was only a sprog then but remember them all. Were you one of the U.T guys that we all thought were crackers.. Cheers Steve
Forum: Nautical Colleges 2nd December 2006, 20:30
Replies: 98
Views: 39,930
Posted By 2548hopw
Cadet, I dont know the no we were usually in The...

Cadet, I dont know the no we were usually in The Gardeners Arms which was almost opposite....Happy Days Cheers Steve
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 13th November 2006, 19:27
Replies: 62
Views: 14,643
Posted By 2548hopw
Dave, It was 1976 when it was said to me, but I...

Dave, It was 1976 when it was said to me, but I guess it was something of a tradition. How wrong they were, food on W.H steamships was good. Cheers Steve
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 13th November 2006, 19:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,902
Posted By 2548hopw
Joe, Thanks for reply. I would love to hear from...

Joe, Thanks for reply. I would love to hear from Doug, Its good to know he's still ok. I am very interested also with what you had to say about paintings. Is this something you do as a trade or is it...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 13th November 2006, 19:18
Replies: 7
Views: 1,902
Posted By 2548hopw
Pat, Please send him my regards. I would love to...

Pat, Please send him my regards. I would love to communicate with him I can be e mailed via this site or [email protected] Good Luck. Steve.
Forum: Coasters 13th November 2006, 19:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,444
Posted By 2548hopw
Yes that was a strange run but how I wish I was...

Yes that was a strange run but how I wish I was still on it
Forum: Coasters 31st October 2006, 21:55
Replies: 2
Views: 1,444
Posted By 2548hopw
JR Rix Hull

Anybody out there from this outfit. I served very briefly as a deckie on Jemrix and Lesrix circa 1977. Capt Snacker Evans was skipper on Jemrix which was my first ever ship. Wish things stayed as...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 31st October 2006, 21:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,902
Posted By 2548hopw
Capt Doug Robinson

This skipper was time served from Hartlepool and was a young Master with West Hartlepool Steam Navigation. I served virtually all my time under him and often wondered what became of him. I served...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 31st October 2006, 21:20
Replies: 1
Views: 1,830
Posted By 2548hopw
David, Any chance of a copy or details where...

David, Any chance of a copy or details where found. Do you know anything of it's origins Cheers Steve
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 31st October 2006, 20:43
Replies: 62
Views: 14,643
Posted By 2548hopw
Cheers Mate Thought Id looked at that. Steve

Cheers Mate Thought Id looked at that. Steve
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 31st October 2006, 20:42
Replies: 62
Views: 14,643
Posted By 2548hopw
Dave, How long ago was this as something similar...

Dave, How long ago was this as something similar was said to me in Office on Myton St Cheers Steve
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 31st October 2006, 20:40
Replies: 62
Views: 14,643
Posted By 2548hopw
Gdynia, Cheers mate Im avin a look see . Steve

Gdynia, Cheers mate Im avin a look see . Steve
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 30th October 2006, 21:33
Replies: 62
Views: 14,643
Posted By 2548hopw
West Hartlepool Steam

Anybody know where I can get photos of Mv Ardenhall & Mv Lindenhall of the above now defunct company. I served my time on the two ships and never took any photos which I seriously regret. ...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 30th October 2006, 20:21
Replies: 98
Views: 39,930
Posted By 2548hopw
Mee It was indeed Capt Bill Precious who taught...

Mee It was indeed Capt Bill Precious who taught you. He was like the house master at The Halls of Residence when I was there and initially round the corner on Cottingham Road at a place I think was...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 10th October 2006, 11:56
Replies: 1,090
Views: 186,225
Posted By 2548hopw
Paul The weather was pretty bad but I was on a...

Paul The weather was pretty bad but I was on a SD14 and she coped well with the conditions.....Steve
Forum: Nautical Colleges 10th October 2006, 11:46
Replies: 98
Views: 39,930
Posted By 2548hopw
You must be Mr Chadwick I remember u well. Didnt...

You must be Mr Chadwick I remember u well. Didnt you actually go on to Boston offshore coasting, where I was mate at the time just before they went bust. Yes them Saturday mornings must have been...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 9th October 2006, 01:36
Replies: 1,090
Views: 186,225
Posted By 2548hopw
Derbyshire

Was she called the "........... Bridge" before and had already suffered a crack between hull and accomodation block. The way I remember it she suddenly broke her back. Help me with the name. Memory...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 9th October 2006, 00:55
Replies: 98
Views: 39,930
Posted By 2548hopw
Hull Nautical College

Anybody out there remember Hull Nautical College, George St Hull. I attended between 1978 and 1982 Capt Weatherston was in charge with a few other characters under his command. Anybody remember...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 9th October 2006, 00:42
Replies: 2,194
Views: 471,403
Posted By 2548hopw
Grimsby Trawlers

I have a lovely original painting of the GY623 "S.T Regardo" built in 1923. The painting is titled "Safely Home" dated 1950, and shows the said vessel entering Grimsby. Artist M.M. Thornton. If you...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 9th October 2006, 00:23
Replies: 1,090
Views: 186,225
Posted By 2548hopw
Derbyshire

I remember it well. I was a cadet at the time on a ship nearby. My fiance at the time thought it was our ship had gone down when she heard the news. I was on watch when we found out and our Somali...
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