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Search: Posts Made By: RayJordandpo
Forum: Coasters 6th November 2018, 22:50
Replies: 17
Views: 3,129
Posted By RayJordandpo
It could well be, I know he was on supply boats....

It could well be, I know he was on supply boats. I was with him on an Indian owned dive support vessel called the ‘Samudra Prabha’
Forum: Coasters 21st September 2018, 10:26
Replies: 17
Views: 3,129
Posted By RayJordandpo
The Axup (Alan) I knew was friends with another...

The Axup (Alan) I knew was friends with another guy on the ship called Otto Klass from the same area, his was the father of Mylene Klass of TV fame.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 7th September 2018, 13:16
Replies: 25
Views: 2,748
Posted By RayJordandpo
How long has Peterhead been in England ?

How long has Peterhead been in England ?
Forum: Coasters 31st August 2018, 09:51
Replies: 17
Views: 3,129
Posted By RayJordandpo
I sailed on a dive support vessel in India (early...

I sailed on a dive support vessel in India (early nineties) with a guy called Alan Axup from the Yarmouth/Lowest area, wonder if they could be related?
Forum: Tugs 15th December 2015, 23:51
Replies: 76
Views: 40,215
Posted By RayJordandpo
My brother worked for Jackson Marine for quite a...

My brother worked for Jackson Marine for quite a few years. His name was Brian Jordan, anybody remember him? Sadly he crossed the bar in Mumbai a number of years ago.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 12th September 2015, 13:54
Replies: 9
Views: 2,512
Posted By RayJordandpo
Very interesting article. I will certainly be...

Very interesting article. I will certainly be reading the book
Forum: Fishing Vessels 10th September 2015, 13:47
Replies: 9
Views: 2,512
Posted By RayJordandpo
When I worked on the anchor handling tugs for...

When I worked on the anchor handling tugs for United Towing I remember them using a vessel called the 'Dauntless Star' for crew changing offshore. I believe she was actually owned by UTC at that...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 11th July 2015, 11:17
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By RayJordandpo
A very interesting man to listen to on talk...

A very interesting man to listen to on talk shows, he could really hold a captive audience, reminded me of Peter Ustinov. A very good bridge player by all accounts and for his pains supported Hull...
Forum: Tugs 1st March 2015, 06:00
Replies: 164
Views: 26,056
Posted By RayJordandpo
Hi Mike, Yes that's Wilf how I remember him. I...

Hi Mike,
Yes that's Wilf how I remember him. I am in Brazil in the moment in the shipyard in Niteroi across the bridge from Rio. I'm living in a hotel so things are not too bad. I know all about...
Forum: Tugs 20th February 2015, 00:11
Replies: 164
Views: 26,056
Posted By RayJordandpo
Hi Dave, Sid Haywood it is. I remember him...

Hi Dave,
Sid Haywood it is. I remember him bringing the eggs to sell on a Saturday morning. Can't remember exactly where his land was although I have a feeling it was down Sacred Gate.
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 13th February 2015, 19:56
Replies: 14
Views: 11,982
Posted By RayJordandpo
When she was a trawler support vessel she had a...

When she was a trawler support vessel she had a unique launching device for her fast rescue craft (FRC). We had the same device on a dive support vessel I sailed on (Ugland Comex1) It was known as...
Forum: Tugs 11th February 2015, 21:28
Replies: 164
Views: 26,056
Posted By RayJordandpo
Pete, I thought Wilf Shaw was chief engineer on...

Pete,
I thought Wilf Shaw was chief engineer on Foreman
Forum: Tugs 6th November 2014, 18:44
Replies: 0
Views: 1,040
Posted By RayJordandpo
Jimmy Todd

Has anybody heard any news about Jimmy lately. He hasn't posted for a while, I sent him a PM but as yet no reply. An old mate of his (Bob) has tried to get in touch but also no reply.

Hope all is...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd November 2014, 18:27
Replies: 28
Views: 4,996
Posted By RayJordandpo
Last month I attended an electronic chart (ECDIS)...

Last month I attended an electronic chart (ECDIS) course in Newcastle. We covered GPS jamming. Apparently IALA recently carried out tests off Flamborough Head and the results were alarming. They...
Forum: Ship Research 6th September 2014, 06:54
Replies: 106
Views: 13,646
Posted By RayJordandpo
If I was abandoning a ship that was sinking (such...

If I was abandoning a ship that was sinking (such as the Titanic) I would be "frapping" frapping like a bees wing! (Thumb)
Forum: Nautical Colleges 24th July 2014, 13:37
Replies: 98
Views: 40,847
Posted By RayJordandpo
Hi Joe We went to Aruba using my airmiles, Free...

Hi Joe
We went to Aruba using my airmiles, Free hotel and business flights courtesy of KLM.
I saw some of the lads yesterday in Manny Arms so feeling a little 'fragile' today.
Nice to hear Kevin...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 20th July 2014, 01:09
Replies: 98
Views: 40,847
Posted By RayJordandpo
[QUOTE=PETER NIESCHMIDT;946258]Cannot remember...

[QUOTE=PETER NIESCHMIDT;946258]Cannot remember all their names but from back left Sam?, myself Pete Nieschmidt,Mark Connor, ?, Kevin Holden, Tim Franklin, ?, Keith Shears, Yourself and finally Eric...
Forum: Tugs 19th July 2014, 16:34
Replies: 187
Views: 47,377
Posted By RayJordandpo
It was 'Dalma' where I took the fresh water to....

It was 'Dalma' where I took the fresh water to. It was some sort of an "unofficial" agreement between the two companies as no paperwork was ever exchanged and I always received a case of beer for my...
Forum: Tugs 15th July 2014, 11:31
Replies: 187
Views: 47,377
Posted By RayJordandpo
Thanks Jim, I also remember taking fresh water...

Thanks Jim,
I also remember taking fresh water to a Gray Mac tug being used as a stand by boat. It was an old single screw job with an open top bridge, built in Port Glasgow as I recall. The skipper...
Forum: Tugs 12th July 2014, 18:26
Replies: 187
Views: 47,377
Posted By RayJordandpo
Does anyone remember those two Gray Mac coastal...

Does anyone remember those two Gray Mac coastal tankers which used to moor up to the rigs in the Persian Gulf?. It will have been around 1980 when I saw them, I believe it was Zakum or Al Shaheen...
Forum: Tugs 10th July 2014, 18:29
Replies: 187
Views: 47,377
Posted By RayJordandpo
I sailed with Pete Yeomans when he was engineer...

I sailed with Pete Yeomans when he was engineer with United Towing
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th August 2013, 08:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,543
Posted By RayJordandpo
Very sad news to hear of another heli crash....

Very sad news to hear of another heli crash. Working offshore , helicopters are my mode of transport so I regularly attend heli-ditching courses. To be quite honest I had no faith in them whatsoever...
Forum: The Engine Room 18th May 2013, 16:18
Replies: 56
Views: 14,559
Posted By RayJordandpo
We were issued with custom made ear plugs on one...

We were issued with custom made ear plugs on one rig I was on. A specialist came on board and took individual ear impressions which were sent away for moulds to be made and then made into superb...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th February 2013, 18:40
Replies: 31
Views: 4,997
Posted By RayJordandpo
Let's see what happens when someone is seriously...

Let's see what happens when someone is seriously injured or even killed and in my opinion it is only a matter of time the way Gung Ho Watson is carrying on. Let's see if it is seen as two commercial...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th February 2013, 11:12
Replies: 31
Views: 4,997
Posted By RayJordandpo
Be that as it way, a lot has been mentioned about...

Be that as it way, a lot has been mentioned about the legalities of vessels endangering other vessels (SOLAS etc). Also whether the ships in question where in International waters, i.e. Australia. If...
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