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Search: Posts Made By: jax123
Forum: Say Hello 19th August 2018, 11:52
Replies: 10
Views: 3,412
Posted By jax123
Harry Clyde!

Jax 123 is plain Jack Kirk! Nice to hear from you Harry and here you are still around! Sad about Campbell and Alec but I knew about them from McGhee. I was in touch with him to maybe two years ago,...
Forum: Say Hello 16th August 2018, 13:13
Replies: 10
Views: 3,412
Posted By jax123
Hi, I don't know about anyone else but you and I...

Hi, I don't know about anyone else but you and I must have sailed together as I was 2 and 3/E on both Forest boats between 1975 and 1985 and did what I think was the 2nd last trip of the Grand...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 18th October 2015, 12:57
Replies: 0
Views: 728
Posted By jax123
Smile Voyages 1 & Voyages 2

My name is Jack Kirk and after 38 years at sea retired as chief engineer in 2006
I have several books to my credit but the two volumes of interest here are Voyages 1, 1968 to 1991, and Voyages 2,...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd April 2009, 19:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,746
Posted By jax123
Lewis--- Check Gallery as I have just posted two...

Lewis--- Check Gallery as I have just posted two photos of the Verdala- not the best but not bad considering my little box camera and the age of them. Have a few more of the people aboard etc as I...
Forum: Ship Research 24th August 2008, 19:23
Replies: 59
Views: 35,490
Posted By jax123
Rora Head was Jebsens in 1992 when I was on her...

Rora Head was Jebsens in 1992 when I was on her and I am sure Sumburgh and Barra were also
Jax123
Forum: Tankers 24th August 2008, 18:27
Replies: 178
Views: 52,034
Posted By jax123
Athelbrook & Athelsprite

If you are still looking for Athel details I worked on both the Brook and the Sprite in the West Indies in 88to 90.
Athelbrook-Built by Richardsons , Lowestoft 1972? Gross tonnage 751, Reg Bahamas,...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd August 2008, 13:27
Replies: 15
Views: 2,720
Posted By jax123
Was on Vimeira in 1976 doing the BISCO charter,...

Was on Vimeira in 1976 doing the BISCO charter, which meant heading north to Kirkeness and Narvick in winter and Tuberao and Freetown in summer!!! Sounds crazy but I think the North ports reduced...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 22nd August 2008, 15:54
Replies: 16
Views: 6,197
Posted By jax123
On the Gina Maria from Jan to March 75 as 3rd...

On the Gina Maria from Jan to March 75 as 3rd engineer. Joined New Orleans and via Barcelona,Livorna, Genoa and Barcelona ended up paying off in drydock in Veracruz.
Don't remember your name but...
Forum: Bank Line 22nd August 2008, 15:08
Replies: 85
Views: 13,385
Posted By jax123
Was no problem about the wine tanks on the...

Was no problem about the wine tanks on the Palacio. We all had various disguised containers filled long before the ship reached UK and you could always get pissed on the tank fumes while discharging...
Forum: Colliers 21st August 2008, 19:05
Replies: 29
Views: 20,378
Posted By jax123
Hi John I was on the third? Holmside , my...

Hi John
I was on the third? Holmside , my first ship in 1968 and it was reputed that the engine room clock was that rescued from the first Holmside sunk 1940.
Strangely enough I again worked...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 19th August 2008, 14:58
Replies: 14
Views: 5,059
Posted By jax123
Wasn't Tommy Erskine on the Avon Bridge at that...

Wasn't Tommy Erskine on the Avon Bridge at that time, I think the name was Alec Rennie, doing his last trip. I was aboard when that chief left and he disappeared in Sicily for a few days causing...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 19th August 2008, 14:45
Replies: 14
Views: 5,059
Posted By jax123
Hi Stephen Came across that Junior sparkie,...

Hi Stephen
Came across that Junior sparkie, Alice Mollison a year after the Avon Bridge horror story and she was shunted of the Scotspark in Capetown after cuaing more trouble on there.But all...
Forum: J & J Denholm 19th August 2008, 13:59
Replies: 154
Views: 31,371
Posted By jax123
I remember you, your sister and mother on the...

I remember you, your sister and mother on the Troll Park that summer. A sourfaced MaxDonald was Captain around that time, John Smith was Sparky, George Bell electrician, Stuart? 3rd mate and myself,...
Forum: J & J Denholm 3rd August 2008, 14:12
Replies: 32
Views: 7,041
Posted By jax123
Hi Stephen Just joined and hope I'm doing the...

Hi Stephen
Just joined and hope I'm doing the right thing with the system. A few months ago your name croped up in here when I was looking for info on the crew of the Avon Bridge at Xmas 1973. Not...
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