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Search: Posts Made By: Laurie Ridyard
Forum: Say Hello 14th August 2019, 15:10
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Never heard of it . Are you sure you have the...

Never heard of it . Are you sure you have the right spelling ?

What was the name of the operating company ?

ATB

Laurie
Forum: P & O 5th August 2019, 08:54
Replies: 34
Views: 1,522
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Beechwood

I have two photos of MT " Beechwood ". In neither of them was she at anchor. Here is the one I have on my FB Page..... I did one trip on her.Lousy ship Piss Artiste of a Master. Useless Mate & 2/0. I...
Forum: P & O 4th August 2019, 23:25
Replies: 34
Views: 1,522
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
The extra tonnage was due to the raised fo'c'sle,...

The extra tonnage was due to the raised fo'c'sle, at which time ( C 1967/8 ) a bulbous bow of sorts was added. This was because of new rules , which meant the loaded draft was increased. I was on a...
Forum: P & O 3rd August 2019, 23:01
Replies: 34
Views: 1,522
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
The , " Tremayne " and " Tremorvah " built C...

The , " Tremayne " and " Tremorvah " built C 1952 -4 were not sisters to the " Tremeadow " " Trevaylor " , " Trecarrel " and " Trecarne ", all built C 1958 - 9. The latter ships had air...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 8th June 2019, 15:00
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
The NHS could do with some US input ..... E.G. ...

The NHS could do with some US input ..... E.G. the CDC and the Truth about so called sex change.

ATB

Laurie
Forum: Tall ships 15th May 2019, 07:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Aahhaa ! Jim ! Lad ! Shiver me timbers ! ...

Aahhaa ! Jim ! Lad ! Shiver me timbers !

That is not a yacht ! It's a square rigged ship.

ATB


Laurie
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 13th May 2019, 22:33
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
I was always a great fan. I met my wife when...

I was always a great fan.

I met my wife when I was 19 and she was 16. She looked quite a bit like Doris Day !
...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 11th May 2019, 11:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,035
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Does anybody recall John " Lofty " Ward ? ...

Does anybody recall John " Lofty " Ward ?

He joined Hain SS Co. in 1961 , from HMS " Worecester " and I did 2 trips with himon MV " Trecarne ".

ATB

Laurie.
Forum: Say Hello 9th April 2019, 15:23
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
... and I say goodbye.... ...

... and I say goodbye....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rblYSKz_VnI
Forum: P & O 6th April 2019, 23:04
Replies: 31
Views: 6,282
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Was Chas. D. Abbott the Building Master ?

Was Chas. D. Abbott the Building Master ?
Forum: The Bridge 23rd March 2019, 13:01
Replies: 57
Views: 4,251
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
My question is - Who would want to go on such a...

My question is - Who would want to go on such a monstrosity ?

Fred Olsen cruise liners are big enough for me !!!

ATB

Laurie.
Forum: Say Hello 3rd March 2019, 14:41
Replies: 17
Views: 3,558
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
I sailed with a Choff called Chas. D, Abbott from...

I sailed with a Choff called Chas. D, Abbott from around Cardiff way.

He was a Choff with Elders and FFyfes.

I understand he did a trip from the Cameroons with a cargo of animals for Gerald...
Forum: Say Hello 27th February 2019, 21:35
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
There is a web site for the Bank Line Cre members...

There is a web site for the Bank Line Cre members . Try that.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th February 2019, 20:37
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
your should have his sea faring records in the...

your should have his sea faring records in the form of his apprenticeship indentures and Discharge Book, giving afull lis of the ships he saile don.

ATB

Lauire
Forum: Ship Research 10th February 2019, 09:16
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Loooking at the dress and the motor lorry, I...

Loooking at the dress and the motor lorry, I would think that is not 1900 but C 1914 or even C 1920.

ATB

Laurie.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 8th February 2019, 09:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
I am rather surprised nobody has answered this...

I am rather surprised nobody has answered this before.

If you go on Facebook , you will find a Palm Line Site with loads of info.... ...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd February 2019, 08:30
Replies: 28
Views: 2,358
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Are you meaning you wet yourself ? Lol ! ...

Are you meaning you wet yourself ?

Lol !

ATB

Laurie.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd February 2019, 00:03
Replies: 28
Views: 2,358
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
You should try reading NOAA's Sites ! They...

You should try reading NOAA's Sites ! They remind me of the sex maniac monkey !!! ( F***ing nuts !!! ) One bloke Josh Willis writes about the ARGUS system and he is always changing his mind about...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 1st February 2019, 16:58
Replies: 28
Views: 2,358
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Another load of bullsheet from a NOOA...

Another load of bullsheet from a NOOA Bullsheeteer!!!

Of course they were detected by seamen and reported.

Until 1998, the Pseudo Climate Scientists refused to believe reports of 100 ft....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 1st February 2019, 16:48
Replies: 28
Views: 2,358
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Hygromia/3rdShip Hygromia/3rdShip is offline ...

Hygromia/3rdShip Hygromia/3rdShip is offline
Member

Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 3
I was an engineer apprentice, on SS Vermetus (Shell Tanker) not long into my 2nd trip in Feb 1069

You...
Forum: Say Hello 25th January 2019, 14:32
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Hi ! I sailed on SS " Treglisson ", built...

Hi !

I sailed on SS " Treglisson ", built 1949 one of the last UK reciprocating steamships. . The Hain SS Co had 3 to 1959/

I also spent a short while as 2/0 of SS " Dunelmia " in 1967. This...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th January 2019, 14:15
Replies: 28
Views: 2,358
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Yup ! December. 1976 North Atlantic on...

Yup !

December. 1976 North Atlantic on passage from Brazil to Hamburg I was 2/0 on watch on a bridge 100 ft. above the sea and I was looking up at the crest !!!
Forum: Tankers 21st January 2019, 11:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
The Ol' Man of the " Beechwood " was a right...

The Ol' Man of the " Beechwood " was a right pisse artiste !!!

He had a record player in his cabin, which was right behind the wheelhouse.

Every night he would play Mozart's Horn Concerto...
Forum: Tankers 20th January 2019, 22:07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
M.T. " Beechwood " ...

M.T. " Beechwood "

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1389052736004&set=a.1388666566350&type=3&theater
Forum: Tankers 20th January 2019, 20:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
The 1967 " Beechwood " was an oil...

The 1967 " Beechwood " was an oil tanker.
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