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Forum: The Radio Room 12th July 2019, 00:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By Devans47
Crusader transmitter.

Found this MIMCO Crusader in the back room of a maritime museum in Port Chalmers NZ last, while on a Holland America cruise.
191157

191159
Forum: Colliers 17th May 2019, 03:50
Replies: 32
Views: 9,587
Posted By Devans47
Hi Martin, yes you are correct the chief R/O...

Hi Martin,
yes you are correct the chief R/O was called Wilf, a bit crusty and was probably as old as Methuselah, but I'm still grateful that he didn't report my indiscretion. Those runs to...
Forum: Colliers 3rd May 2019, 19:13
Replies: 32
Views: 9,587
Posted By Devans47
Hi Martin, I was a jnr/sparks on the Sir...

Hi Martin,
I was a jnr/sparks on the Sir William Walker (GSMX) in November 1966 through February 1967. Cant remember the chiefs name but he was pretty old in those days. I remember calling Stevie...
Forum: Ben Line 3rd May 2019, 18:49
Replies: 12
Views: 3,339
Posted By Devans47
My first ship for Marconi was the Benarty as...

My first ship for Marconi was the Benarty as jnr/RO, great trip from Southampton via Suez to far east what an experience for newbie 19 yr old.
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd May 2019, 18:34
Replies: 345
Views: 89,560
Posted By Devans47
Good time no 'problems'

Good time no 'problems'
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd May 2019, 00:28
Replies: 345
Views: 89,560
Posted By Devans47
ACB bar Moji Japan, think her name was Kiomi San...

ACB bar Moji Japan, think her name was Kiomi San but there's a story.
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd May 2019, 00:24
Replies: 200
Views: 30,918
Posted By Devans47
First ship Benarty GKGH (had a nice rhythm to it)...

First ship Benarty GKGH (had a nice rhythm to it) 1966 CH/RO Willie Paterson don't remember the captain only that he was a bit sullen. They put the jnr/RO in the owners cabin as the 2nd/RO...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 28th April 2013, 22:16
Replies: 31
Views: 5,807
Posted By Devans47
For a bit of nostalgia, here's a pic of the NCRS...

For a bit of nostalgia, here's a pic of the NCRS radio room (G3SE registered as an 'experimental station') at the time.
Mike[/QUOTE]


Well that picture brought back some memories, was at NCRS...
Forum: Say Hello 24th April 2013, 21:49
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By Devans47
Smile Hi guys and thank you for the welcome, I'm sure...

Hi guys and thank you for the welcome, I'm sure I'll be coming back regularly
Forum: Say Hello 24th April 2013, 03:20
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By Devans47
Smile Hello

Just found this site and really interested in reading about other R/O's. Only spent 4 years at sea but would not change those experiences for anything.

Dave
Forum: Say Hello 24th April 2013, 03:14
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Devans47
Hi Bob, I also am a new member, just discovered...

Hi Bob,
I also am a new member, just discovered this site through Googling NCRS, radio school in Preston where I managed (not sure how!!) to get a 2nd class PMG.

Dave
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