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Search: Posts Made By: Graham the pipe
Forum: Elder Dempster 22nd August 2019, 19:13
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By Graham the pipe
The 'Question'.

Please don't keep all SN members in suspense Stevie! What was the one and only question for the quickest oral's pass ever?
Forum: Elder Dempster 14th August 2019, 09:41
Replies: 57
Views: 15,360
Posted By Graham the pipe
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/74/...

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/74/d4/39/74d439b31521e3cda18188d5f028e2b4.jpg
Forum: Elder Dempster 10th August 2019, 15:18
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Graham the pipe
mv Obuasi. Cadet manned, no sailors, '52 ~ July...

mv Obuasi. Cadet manned, no sailors, '52 ~ July '61. Sold '72 and wrecked a few months later.
Forum: Elder Dempster 9th August 2019, 06:40
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Graham the pipe
Lest we forget.

May I pose a question please gentlemen?

Why should the event of today's date, 47 years ago, be of particular, sad significance to deck cadets serving their time with EDs twixt '52 and '61.
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd June 2019, 15:09
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By Graham the pipe
A 'Force 8' Florence if I recall? ...

A 'Force 8' Florence if I recall?
...
Forum: Elder Dempster 21st June 2019, 16:21
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By Graham the pipe
21st June

Today the longest day, tonight the shortest, aka Sir Ronnie Corbett, knight.
Forum: Elder Dempster 3rd April 2019, 07:27
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
My pleasure, Pat, pleased you enjoyed and that...

My pleasure, Pat, pleased you enjoyed and that those tears were, I sincerely hope, 'happy ones'?

Kindest to you and yours from a decidedly chilly UK.

GGG
Forum: Elder Dempster 31st March 2019, 16:09
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By Graham the pipe
Fred Bear 1902 ~ 1988. {American}

This 31 year deceased, American gentleman and yours truly have two things in common. Firstly our birthdays; his a Wednesday, mine a Tuesday, March 5th, a mere 38 years apart. Secondly his success, or...
Forum: Elder Dempster 26th March 2019, 17:21
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By Graham the pipe
Yes, even I had dark hair at one time Stephen but...

Yes, even I had dark hair at one time Stephen but you're right, pipe out of orifice then take 'sex' in right hand etc.

Read your CV young man and am suitably impressed. When can you start and just...
Forum: Elder Dempster 26th March 2019, 10:39
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By Graham the pipe
Gps

Fair comment Tony.

The thing that makes me laugh is that by the time you worked out a good, five position line 'star' cross, you weren't exactly where you'd just calculated. The frequently...
Forum: Elder Dempster 25th March 2019, 15:27
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By Graham the pipe
Ncg

Hi Alan.

Many thanks ~ exactly what I was trying to remember ~ should have looked in my own NCG shouldn't I?

Two totally irrelevant comments, you're part of that 'rather large' county of...
Forum: Elder Dempster 24th March 2019, 08:53
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By Graham the pipe
Thank you, again, for the last three, informative...

Thank you, again, for the last three, informative 'reminders'. Don't know whether the same 'flash backs' are happening to others (?), I'm almost but not quite physically back in Dock Street {London,...
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd March 2019, 15:44
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By Graham the pipe
Thank you gentlemen ~ all six of you ~ and...

Thank you gentlemen ~ all six of you ~ and forgive me for not answering each post separately.

Your comments have revived many long distant memories, probably the most significant being that...
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd March 2019, 08:52
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By Graham the pipe
Grey cell 'exercise' for bridge watchkeepers.

My question/questions has/have come about as a result of a certain 'ED Gentleman' asking, on Facebook, "How did we know when we had sufficient sea time for second mates? My discharge book was very...
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd March 2019, 08:23
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
The right or wrong place at the wrong or right time.

My 'schoolboy French' is decidedly rusty so I'll simply say, en Anglais, "Top of a chilly, Surrey morning to you Young Man".

Thanks for the very abridged resume of your interesting life from young...
Forum: Elder Dempster 22nd March 2019, 07:52
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
The war years.

Hi 'S'.

Looking at your CV you've certainly lived an interesting life. What made you opt for Canada as your, I presume, 'permanent' home?

I was in Kent for the first 5 years of my life so...
Forum: Elder Dempster 21st March 2019, 19:45
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
Fair comment

You are 10 years my senior, 'S', so our wartime years were somewhat different and I certainly had no intention of 'slurring' Gracie, it was just that Vera had a rather special birthday.
Forum: Elder Dempster 21st March 2019, 16:49
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
Question Slur?

Sorry but how has 'Our Gracie' been slurred?
Forum: Elder Dempster 21st March 2019, 11:21
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
Dame Vera Lynn thanks 'the boys' in Burma as she...

Dame Vera Lynn thanks 'the boys' in Burma as she celebrates her ...


https://www.irishnews.com/.../dame-vera-lynn-thanks-the-boys-in-burma-as-she-celeb...
Forum: Elder Dempster 20th March 2019, 11:24
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
VL first VE second.

VL being Our Vera and VE being Vernal Equinox.


Stevie Wonder - Happy Birthday - YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inS9gAgSENE
Forum: Elder Dempster 18th March 2019, 11:12
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
My pleasure, Nick and pleased to hear it's yours...

My pleasure, Nick and pleased to hear it's yours too. The 'countdown' has begun, less than 48 hours to VL Day with VE Day following in less than 2 months. Somehow I feel the two are synonymous.
Forum: Elder Dempster 18th March 2019, 08:26
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
Nice to see two old pals, yes you Nick and you...

Nice to see two old pals, yes you Nick and you Bob, chatting as in the good OLD days ~ cue VL with an appropriate song:-
We'll Meet Again - Vera Lynn - YouTube
...
Forum: Elder Dempster 17th March 2019, 20:01
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
Some more music for you Nick from 'Our Girl' plus...

Some more music for you Nick from 'Our Girl' plus an interview you should find interesting.


Vera Lynn (March 20, 1917) - TV Interview 2010 -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1xYq40yVQg
...
Forum: Elder Dempster 16th March 2019, 14:59
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
X reciprocated. Have that great weekend. GGG

X reciprocated. Have that great weekend. GGG
Forum: Elder Dempster 16th March 2019, 08:25
Replies: 35
Views: 3,792
Posted By Graham the pipe
Glad I'm not alone in my love for this lovely...

Glad I'm not alone in my love for this lovely lady ~ thanks for your 'confirmation' gentlemen!

A very happy forthcoming 72nd to {Still} Young Sylvia on her and VL's 'shared day'. Give her an...
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