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Search: Posts Made By: Campbell47
Forum: BP Shipping 27th December 2016, 20:12
Replies: 25
Views: 2,252
Posted By Campbell47
Yes sailed on the Patience it was part of the...

Yes sailed on the Patience it was part of the routines to flash it up I think it was every month but can't be sure on that. All I can remember endless tins of thistle bond being used to the repair...
Forum: BP Shipping 26th August 2016, 18:30
Replies: 10
Views: 1,862
Posted By Campbell47
Very sad news, Sailed with him on the...

Very sad news,

Sailed with him on the Purpose/Progress raft many a good night was had by all,
Along with the Sunday Jollies.
RIP.
Forum: BP Shipping 18th May 2016, 19:20
Replies: 24
Views: 3,254
Posted By Campbell47
I did not sail on that vessel But later in my...

I did not sail on that vessel
But later in my sea going life I sailed on a vessel with these 6mm steel ball systems.
All I can say is it worked well after a few mods greater schedule pipe I think...
Forum: BP Shipping 7th May 2016, 15:29
Replies: 220
Views: 64,951
Posted By Campbell47
I sailed with Mary Ward on the patience and I...

I sailed with Mary Ward on the patience and I heard she went on to a job in the safety department but I don't know if that's right or not.
Forum: BP Shipping 12th March 2016, 19:39
Replies: 8
Views: 2,088
Posted By Campbell47
They were the two costal boats Corpus Chirsty,...

They were the two costal boats Corpus Chirsty, and Hercules.
It was a normal day in the bay when the Anchor run away as we sat on the purpose watching having our pre diner beers.
Anchor lifts were...
Forum: BP Shipping 1st January 2016, 21:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By Campbell47
This is the layup map in Labuan which I remember...

This is the layup map in Labuan which I remember well no pictures of the coms board as we put a cement mixer on one night the poor Indians spent all night looking for it.
Forum: BP Shipping 22nd December 2015, 21:20
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By Campbell47
Happy Christmas and good New Year from Scotland

Happy Christmas and good New Year from Scotland
Forum: BP Shipping 6th December 2015, 19:03
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By Campbell47
Thank you for the note I've tried all of my...

Thank you for the note I've tried all of my sources but no luck so if you can send me any contacts in a private message I would be grateful

Campbell
Forum: BP Shipping 5th December 2015, 22:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By Campbell47
I am not awear that he had a middle name, he was...

I am not awear that he had a middle name, he was married with two kids I think but not sure about that and he lived in Newcastle / Gateshead just up the road from the Metro centre.
Forum: BP Shipping 2nd December 2015, 20:17
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By Campbell47
Richard Massie

Was with Richard on the British Trident in Brunei Bay many years ago.
We have lost contact over the years I would would like to contact him again so if anyone can assist me many thanks.

Campbell
Forum: BP Shipping 1st December 2015, 09:05
Replies: 91
Views: 47,052
Posted By Campbell47
On my time on the British Respect we used the...

On my time on the British Respect we used the bikes nearly every day to go upforward to get the Iccp readings as part of the noon log.
The trouble was the bakes were usually fixed so as they would...
Forum: BP Shipping 8th November 2015, 20:41
Replies: 86
Views: 10,672
Posted By Campbell47
I did sail Patience once around 1977 joining in...

I did sail Patience once around 1977 joining in Las Palmas leaving in Milford Haven. The trip was good lots of wife's onboard (good party nights running round the Cape)
What I do remember was the...
Forum: BP Shipping 28th October 2015, 13:05
Replies: 40
Views: 12,587
Posted By Campbell47
Fleet news

Hi Chris,

If we can arrange for anyone to scan the copies I have I am more than willing to let them be used as long as I can have them back.
Campbell
Forum: BP Shipping 29th July 2015, 17:47
Replies: 40
Views: 12,587
Posted By Campbell47
Hi I believe I have nearly all the Fleet News...

Hi I believe I have nearly all the Fleet News from when I joined BP in 1974 until the cull in 1986 they are up in my loft so I would have to check.

Campbell
Forum: BP Shipping 18th July 2015, 17:13
Replies: 135
Views: 45,028
Posted By Campbell47
Hi Phil The leckie name is Dave Farmer I think...

Hi Phil
The leckie name is Dave Farmer I think the one in the picture wearing the lifejacket
Forum: BP Shipping 4th June 2015, 22:35
Replies: 15
Views: 3,765
Posted By Campbell47
A bit off this post but about loadlines I can...

A bit off this post but about loadlines I can remember when working for Mobil Shipping some of the VLCC had multipy loadlines so we just painted in the one that was being used for that trip and ABS...
Forum: BP Shipping 4th June 2015, 12:41
Replies: 63
Views: 16,064
Posted By Campbell47
Just a question if you do a new print run will...

Just a question if you do a new print run will all the mistakes be fixed
Forum: BP Shipping 11th April 2015, 20:57
Replies: 314
Views: 76,367
Posted By Campbell47
Like Dave I also recieved the photo and lists...

Like Dave I also recieved the photo and lists contact details.
Does anyone know what happened to the pictures that were taken before the group one
Forum: BP Shipping 3rd April 2015, 22:04
Replies: 63
Views: 16,064
Posted By Campbell47
Thank you for the note on the book but it still...

Thank you for the note on the book but it still does not explain how you got the wrong picture of a ship surely this should have been spotted in the proof reading of the book. If you look closely at...
Forum: BP Shipping 3rd April 2015, 18:35
Replies: 314
Views: 76,367
Posted By Campbell47
You just need to move with the times buy a ipad

You just need to move with the times buy a ipad
Forum: BP Shipping 3rd April 2015, 07:18
Replies: 314
Views: 76,367
Posted By Campbell47
On the subject of the book I do find it very...

On the subject of the book I do find it very disappointing that it has these basic errors in it. Maybe it should have been read by some of us old timers before it went into print.
Forum: BP Shipping 1st April 2015, 11:31
Replies: 67
Views: 22,704
Posted By Campbell47
What did you do wrong during the course I thought...

What did you do wrong during the course I thought it was just me asking questions
Forum: BP Shipping 31st March 2015, 16:29
Replies: 67
Views: 22,704
Posted By Campbell47
I was there in September October time as I joined...

I was there in September October time as I joined the commerce straight from there.
Forum: BP Shipping 27th March 2015, 18:18
Replies: 6
Views: 1,872
Posted By Campbell47
Did here a story about this the steering flat...

Did here a story about this the steering flat drains with the self closing weighted valves had been removed so the steering flat flooded hence the reason the vessel sunk. But this was just a rumor...
Forum: BP Shipping 22nd March 2015, 19:53
Replies: 314
Views: 76,367
Posted By Campbell47
Question for who was at Greenwich for the...

Question for who was at Greenwich for the 100years event.
On page 97 there is a picture of the British Argosy saying it was 113,000Dwt.
Now I think the picture is of a much newer British Argosy...
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