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Search: Posts Made By: robert the bruce
Forum: Say Hello 5th May 2014, 14:15
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By robert the bruce
Welcome tolboy, plenty of opportunities here....

Welcome tolboy, plenty of opportunities here. Travel on Merchant Ships? Have you tried Grimaldi?
Rob
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th April 2014, 14:04
Replies: 1
Views: 801
Posted By robert the bruce
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This is a near impossible request, but I do know that on this site there are many outlets and maybe some member might just have the answer. My uncle Victor Clemence was member of the crew of HMS St...
Forum: Say Hello 19th April 2014, 15:59
Replies: 16
Views: 2,452
Posted By robert the bruce
I have been pulling what is left of my hair out...

I have been pulling what is left of my hair out trying to remember of course Ellerman Wilson Line, and I sailed on the Bravo and Bassano. Age.
Thank you lads,
Rob
Forum: Say Hello 15th April 2014, 20:39
Replies: 16
Views: 2,452
Posted By robert the bruce
Hello Oldun, Rinaldo? Did she sail out of Hull on...

Hello Oldun, Rinaldo? Did she sail out of Hull on a number of occasions, I can remember sailing on Bassano and Bravo, engineer. Rinaldo same company???
Forum: Say Hello 15th April 2014, 19:13
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By robert the bruce
Hello Bob. Welcome to the site, liked your...

Hello Bob.
Welcome to the site, liked your little twist, remaining ferries. A true picture of the shipping trade.
Rob
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 11th January 2014, 13:06
Replies: 16
Views: 6,306
Posted By robert the bruce
Hello woover. A little bit of a mix up here...

Hello woover.
A little bit of a mix up here regarding Lassel. You will find that the information you are questioning originated from "nautibuoy42". Irrespective she was a great plodder. Only one...
Forum: Say Hello 28th December 2013, 14:02
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By robert the bruce
Hello Jeremy, Welcome to the site. Maybe help....

Hello Jeremy, Welcome to the site.
Maybe help. I wanted a specific badge and got in touch with one of the shipping magazines, no problem job done.
Rob.
Forum: Say Hello 26th November 2013, 13:26
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By robert the bruce
Astra 82. Welcome to SN ,Bobby. Great...

Astra 82.
Welcome to SN ,Bobby. Great introduction. Empire Opossum, I have some old photographs somewhere, that I shall try to dig out. Maybe you might know. Was Empire Opossum a liberty ship? My...
Forum: Say Hello 20th November 2013, 01:15
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By robert the bruce
Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London,...

Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London, great places, great memories.
Rob.
Forum: Say Hello 31st October 2013, 21:51
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By robert the bruce
Welcome Tom, to a great site. Any other Clan...

Welcome Tom, to a great site. Any other Clan Ships that you were on.
Rob
Forum: Say Hello 2nd October 2013, 18:40
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By robert the bruce
hello Neil. Welcome to the site. Noted...

hello Neil.
Welcome to the site. Noted "Medical" always have a lot of respect for the medical profession.
Rob
Forum: Say Hello 24th September 2013, 21:27
Replies: 13
Views: 2,448
Posted By robert the bruce
If my memory allows I believe I worked on the...

If my memory allows I believe I worked on the Tideflow and or the Tidespring at Rosyth dockyard early 60's, 61or62. Had both ships been in there at that time. I was in fact all set up to join RFA,...
Forum: Say Hello 28th August 2013, 01:03
Replies: 20
Views: 3,559
Posted By robert the bruce
Hello Marc. If you go on to my pictures,...

Hello Marc.
If you go on to my pictures, "Robert the Bruce" there is one of the Orsova that I photographed arriving in Aden.. Welcome to the club.
Rob
Forum: Say Hello 12th August 2013, 19:20
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By robert the bruce
Dave, You'll enjoy this site, it is really...

Dave,
You'll enjoy this site, it is really interesting. Like your interest in shipping. "Lamport and Holt." Liberty ship "Lassell" all the way to Montivideo, 64 Revs, 9 Knots. Oh! and all the way...
Forum: Say Hello 1st August 2013, 21:28
Replies: 8
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Views: 995
Posted By robert the bruce
Hi welcome, to the site, Gothic, enough said. ...

Hi welcome, to the site, Gothic, enough said.
Rob.
Forum: Say Hello 17th July 2013, 17:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By robert the bruce
Fiennesjohn, Welcome, this is a great site. My...

Fiennesjohn,
Welcome, this is a great site. My god, I spent 14years at sea, and you have seen more ships that I could think of. One came to mind, "Gothic"
Cheers Rob.
Forum: Say Hello 22nd June 2013, 22:31
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By robert the bruce
Welcome Bob. At 76 and been on ciggie's since 12...

Welcome Bob. At 76 and been on ciggie's since 12 I have now tried E- cigs, it's difficult, but there you go. Remember,12/6d for 200 always plenty of fags in the engine room desk on the control...
Forum: Say Hello 14th June 2013, 18:12
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By robert the bruce
Welcome Joe to SN. Old ships? Going back how...

Welcome Joe to SN.
Old ships? Going back how far.
Rob.
Forum: Say Hello 4th June 2013, 13:16
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By robert the bruce
R55KOT. Welcome to SN. As Binnacle puts it...

R55KOT. Welcome to SN. As Binnacle puts it another nautical antique here. Well, quite a surprise, Whitburn, lived in Pumpherston, worked in Broxburn, drank in Bathgate. Hope you enjoy this site.
Rob
Forum: Say Hello 28th May 2013, 10:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,559
Posted By robert the bruce
Welcome to a great site, venkys_out. Ron...

Welcome to a great site, venkys_out.
Ron Braidwood, that name rings a bell. I was on the Golfito, engineer, at that time. There was at the time the fridge engineer, who unfortunately passed away...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd March 2013, 21:40
Replies: 46
Views: 12,488
Posted By robert the bruce
Hello Brian, Oh dear, you have certainly...

Hello Brian,
Oh dear, you have certainly rekindled memories. We must have crossed paths, or very close. Can you remember the riots in Dunfermline, that originated in the Kinema ballroom. The local...
Forum: Say Hello 1st March 2013, 18:34
Replies: 46
Views: 12,488
Posted By robert the bruce
Hello Richard, We seem to be going well off...

Hello Richard,
We seem to be going well off track here, so welcome. However reading these threads has brought back memories to me, big style. I did my apprenticeship at Rosyth dockyard. We did a few...
Forum: Say Hello 1st March 2013, 17:49
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By robert the bruce
Welcome to the site Rex. HGV, still got the...

Welcome to the site Rex.
HGV, still got the wanderlust then, did the same when I came shoreside.
Rob
Forum: Say Hello 18th February 2013, 22:42
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By robert the bruce
Welcome George, you might have, as you stated,...

Welcome George, you might have, as you stated, failed the medical but never mind, there is that interest in shipping thats what matters. Enjoy.

Rob.
Forum: Say Hello 17th February 2013, 18:19
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By robert the bruce
Thank you Paul for your thread. Maybe a different...

Thank you Paul for your thread. Maybe a different view of Everards. You cannot beat practicle experience, those that know.

Rob
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