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Search: Posts Made By: jim barnes
Forum: Tugs 8th January 2015, 06:02
Replies: 5
Views: 3,610
Posted By jim barnes
I was a decky on the Salvonia, just before she...

I was a decky on the Salvonia, just before she was sold and a decky on the Britonia when she was sold to Decca Marine in Gt Yarmouth.
The end of OTS and a era. I enjoyed my time with OTS who knows...
Forum: Say Hello 8th January 2015, 05:35
Replies: 4
Hi
Views: 777
Posted By jim barnes
welcome Dave. who did you sail with ?

welcome Dave. who did you sail with ?
Forum: Shell 25th August 2014, 13:02
Replies: 165
Views: 81,160
Posted By jim barnes
Hy Stevo Yes I joined in Bremerhaven 5th...

Hy Stevo
Yes I joined in Bremerhaven 5th January 1968 my first trip to sea after leaving sea school (TS Indefatigable)
Some years gone by now, I have tried to place you but memory cells are getting...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 13th May 2014, 23:32
Replies: 83
Views: 21,903
Posted By jim barnes
look forward to meeting you Frank, You left as I...

look forward to meeting you Frank, You left as I started. Might have stepped into your boots. Litterly lol
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 11th February 2014, 13:49
Replies: 83
Views: 21,903
Posted By jim barnes
Friendy boy Thanks for the message yes those...

Friendy boy
Thanks for the message yes those names rejuvenated the brain cells a bit, remember Riach nice kid, met him once while at sea on different ships, Shell tankers came aboard to see me. I...
Forum: Tugs 18th June 2013, 23:07
Replies: 7
Views: 2,108
Posted By jim barnes
sorry mate didnt know the story but knew the...

sorry mate didnt know the story but knew the Neptunia sister ship to the Salvonia had had a fire just before I joined OTS. Sorry when OTS was no more and I had to move on was on the Britonia when she...
Forum: Say Hello 31st December 2012, 14:52
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By jim barnes
(Pint)(Pint)hy from me too, next one on you (Pint)

(Pint)(Pint)hy from me too, next one on you (Pint)
Forum: Say Hello 31st December 2012, 14:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By jim barnes
welcome from myself i am sure some will be very...

welcome from myself i am sure some will be very interested in anything you can share on this site. welcome aboard (Hippy)
Forum: Say Hello 31st December 2012, 14:34
Replies: 8
Views: 3,384
Posted By jim barnes
welcome to SN from myself too, I pop up now and...

welcome to SN from myself too, I pop up now and again for a nosey. Once you trawl through the threads you will be hooked for life. welcome aboard ship mate and Happy New Year to all aboard.
Jim
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th March 2012, 10:45
Replies: 83
Views: 21,903
Posted By jim barnes
Nova Scotian In your search you could try the...

Nova Scotian
In your search you could try the Indefatigable OBA at www.ts-indefatigable-oba.org/ some one there could possibly point you in the right direction (Scribe)
Forum: Shell 6th March 2012, 00:09
Replies: 165
Views: 81,160
Posted By jim barnes
And before 68 lol(Applause)

And before 68 lol(Applause)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th March 2012, 23:08
Replies: 83
Views: 21,903
Posted By jim barnes
Just missed you I left December 1967 joined a...

Just missed you I left December 1967 joined a Shell tanker Jan 5th 68 in Bremen deck boy(Applause)
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 21st November 2011, 10:47
Replies: 22
Views: 4,615
Posted By jim barnes
As stated "if you could find a British ship with...

As stated "if you could find a British ship with a BRITISH crew" What did happen to our merchant seamen? Dont say they priced them selves out, just say the owners found a cheaper crew quite often...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 14th November 2011, 16:17
Replies: 22
Views: 4,615
Posted By jim barnes
Thumbs down Fully agree big boxes carrying hundreds of little...

Fully agree big boxes carrying hundreds of little boxes, great feat in engineering and job destruction.(Cloud)
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 24th October 2011, 16:24
Replies: 39
Views: 13,086
Posted By jim barnes
Sorry Tony, long time back now, funny thing is...

Sorry Tony, long time back now, funny thing is can only remember the Captain who we called Lionel and had actually owned the boat when she was a trawler. Some man that was, he was unbelievable in the...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 24th October 2011, 12:57
Replies: 39
Views: 13,086
Posted By jim barnes
Bit late in replying just spotted the thread. The...

Bit late in replying just spotted the thread. The reason I was on the Turn Shore was because Capt Thompson from the office in Gt Yarmouth sent me because I had pestered him for a job with OM kept...
Forum: Shell 24th August 2009, 14:38
Replies: 165
Views: 81,160
Posted By jim barnes
The Hemicardium was my first ship to sea. left...

The Hemicardium was my first ship to sea. left the sea school Indefatigable Christmas 1967 joined the Hemicardium in Bremerhaven Germany 5th Jan 1968 as Deck boy, did 6 months on her left as S.O.S.(A)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 11th July 2009, 18:12
Replies: 83
Views: 21,903
Posted By jim barnes
Smile searching

cheers Stag,
yes hard to find old mates i know, there are other search engines try Friends reunited, or even face book they some times throw up the names you search for, worth a try?
regarding not...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 12th May 2009, 19:58
Replies: 83
Views: 21,903
Posted By jim barnes
pritty darn right there mate, couldnt have two in...

pritty darn right there mate, couldnt have two in a bed now could we? I was there till end of Dec 67. question now who got who's old kit hand me downs?
still keeping my spirits up, old age acking...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 9th April 2009, 23:24
Replies: 83
Views: 21,903
Posted By jim barnes
WELCOME aboard NOZZER! did my time at the Inde...

WELCOME aboard NOZZER! did my time at the Inde 1967 HOOD 126 hard times but respected us at sea, sad it all finished although some disagree for variouse reasons? anyway enjoy the site some good...
Forum: Say Hello 22nd March 2009, 02:15
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By jim barnes
wecome aboard from Sheffield, post the pictures...

wecome aboard from Sheffield, post the pictures in the gallery, we are interested!
Jim
Forum: Tramp Steamers 20th March 2009, 13:46
Replies: 165
Views: 59,725
Posted By jim barnes
SLICED?(Jester)

SLICED?(Jester)
Forum: Tramp Steamers 19th March 2009, 02:06
Replies: 165
Views: 59,725
Posted By jim barnes
You are correct they where but not made proper...

You are correct they where but not made proper redundant more like replaced with cheaper versions, my grump of the day?(Cloud)
Forum: The Bridge 16th March 2009, 17:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By jim barnes
Got to be carefull will get moved to the rough...

Got to be carefull will get moved to the rough seas if not carefull.
reply to Billy " suport the construction workers UK" (Thumb)
Forum: Say Hello 16th March 2009, 03:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By jim barnes
Good luck mate

Good luck mate
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