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Search: Posts Made By: Tonykshaw
Forum: Brocklebank Line 6th November 2017, 18:26
Replies: 27
Views: 4,572
Posted By Tonykshaw
My first voyage with Stricks on the “Baluchistan”...

My first voyage with Stricks on the “Baluchistan” we had a crew of 85. I also remember getting the Indian crew to sign for their overtime which was 1 rupee per hour which, I think, equated to ‘one...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th October 2017, 10:29
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Tonykshaw
Thanks Bob, I’ll look into that when I next list,...

Thanks Bob, I’ll look into that when I next list, Tony
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th October 2017, 19:21
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Tonykshaw
Have tried to John but without success !! Tony

Have tried to John but without success !!
Tony
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th October 2017, 18:06
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Tonykshaw
The Frustration of Using E-Bay

Am having a little difficulty in using e-bay at the moment and am wondering if anyone could help. It is when I have something to list and I want to put it into a category. It gives you a list of...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd October 2017, 11:05
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By Tonykshaw
Thanks Dave, our cruise was after this date, so...

Thanks Dave, our cruise was after this date, so we have managed to book a similar cruise on Fred Olsen's "Braemar" . We have done a trip on this lovely Vessel a few years ago and thoroughly enjoyed...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th September 2017, 21:05
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By Tonykshaw
P & O's smallest cruise ship "Adonia"

My wife and I have booked a cruise on this lovely vessel for next year to celebrate our Golden Wedding. We have already done a voyage on her a couple of years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. The...
Forum: Tankers 13th March 2017, 18:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By Tonykshaw
I was mate on the Esso/Petro Avon and cannot...

I was mate on the Esso/Petro Avon and cannot remember any problems in Granegemouth regarding the container berth so ,obviously, any complaints would have had to come from the container ship...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 21st February 2017, 16:31
Replies: 60
Views: 19,642
Posted By Tonykshaw
Barry, regarding Geoff's son, yes, it does make...

Barry, regarding Geoff's son, yes, it does make you feel old, but I suppose we are getting that way. When we used to hit Las Palmas for bunkers we would buy a case of Dry Sac Sherry and drink it in...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 20th February 2017, 17:00
Replies: 60
Views: 19,642
Posted By Tonykshaw
Hello Barry, some interesting stuff there. I...

Hello Barry, some interesting stuff there. I joined Stricks as cadet a couple of years before you, spending most of my cadet Ship on the "Baluchistan" and then one voyage on the "Farsistan". I was...
Forum: Dredgers 10th February 2017, 17:51
Replies: 7
Views: 3,496
Posted By Tonykshaw
Don't know Albie, the old "Sand Swan" took a mean...

Don't know Albie, the old "Sand Swan" took a mean photo, Tony
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 22nd July 2016, 18:30
Replies: 8
Views: 2,630
Posted By Tonykshaw
Before I was married we used to spend a fortnight...

Before I was married we used to spend a fortnight on holiday in Aberdovey every year. What a lovely lace that is. We boarded above the dress shop opposite a big wooden building. Every morning the old...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 24th June 2016, 11:52
Replies: 81
Views: 25,486
Posted By Tonykshaw
I sailed up the canal on the "Novelist" Tom and...

I sailed up the canal on the "Novelist" Tom and on almost every other Harrison Line vessel, mostly whilst with 'Dad's Army'. Sorry, but I loved that smell, but I was brought up on it ������
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 6th May 2016, 18:23
Replies: 11
Views: 4,021
Posted By Tonykshaw
Hello David, yes I seem to recollect he was the...

Hello David, yes I seem to recollect he was the mate on the "Floristan" on her maiden voyage (I was third mate). I also seem to recollect he was a nice chap, quiet and unassuming . He backed me up...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 5th May 2016, 19:07
Replies: 11
Views: 4,021
Posted By Tonykshaw
Did my first trip on the "Nigaristan" as third...

Did my first trip on the "Nigaristan" as third mate round the coast in 1964.Liverpool and Swansea to discharge and round to the East coast to load.Then it was the dear old "Khuzistan" for my first...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 28th April 2016, 21:21
Replies: 60
Views: 19,642
Posted By Tonykshaw
Hello Alex- Nice to hear from you. Do you...

Hello Alex- Nice to hear from you. Do you remember I borrowed your white shoes for a cocktail party in Mauritius on the "Floristan's" maiden voyage. A few of us got a bit fed up and skipped it...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 1st April 2016, 12:33
Replies: 64
Views: 13,715
Posted By Tonykshaw
Was 2nd mate on the old "Manc" in the late...

Was 2nd mate on the old "Manc" in the late sixties. The story was, if you were having your breakfast when loading in Davyhulme, and the ports were open, your fried eggs turned green. They were very...
Forum: BP Shipping 2nd March 2016, 11:54
Replies: 13
Views: 2,482
Posted By Tonykshaw
Was there in 1959' just a couple of 'us' ships...

Was there in 1959' just a couple of 'us' ships anchored waiting for barges to discharge into with a desert backdrop intermingled with a few shacks and, at the most, a couple of two storey buildings....
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 19th December 2015, 18:38
Replies: 81
Views: 25,486
Posted By Tonykshaw
Sorry Laurie, I never knew Roy Lomas, was on the...

Sorry Laurie, I never knew Roy Lomas, was on the "Mancunium" around 1965, before becoming Lockmaster at Latchford Locks a year later. After several years I returned to the Merch., serving with...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd December 2015, 18:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By Tonykshaw
Hello John/ Now I have a name I think I...

Hello John/
Now I have a name I think I remember you. We were on a ship in Manchester Docks on New Years' Eve, just 3 of us, you,me and your good lady. If you don't mind me saying so I remember how...
Forum: Say Hello 29th November 2015, 18:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By Tonykshaw
Hello Wayfarer. Was with Harrison's from 1972 for...

Hello Wayfarer. Was with Harrison's from 1972 for several years both deep sea and "Dad's Army". Put a thread on some time ago asking did anybody know of the coasting squad of yore. There were no...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th October 2015, 16:06
Replies: 29
Views: 5,662
Posted By Tonykshaw
Hello Dover Pilot - I was a decade before you,...

Hello Dover Pilot - I was a decade before you, joining my first ship,the "Baluchistan" in Milwall Dock in 1959. Haji was the master. Did the maiden voyage and the second voyage of the "Floristan". I...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th September 2015, 20:47
Replies: 29
Views: 5,662
Posted By Tonykshaw
All you guys are making me weepy with good...

All you guys are making me weepy with good memories. I sailed with a third engineer called Hudson on the "Baluchistan" and a third engineer called Peter Tyson on the "Farsistan" ,both around 1963/62....
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 15th September 2015, 20:51
Replies: 60
Views: 19,642
Posted By Tonykshaw
Hello Dave/ Sorry to hear about John, I have good...

Hello Dave/ Sorry to hear about John, I have good memories of our time together. You and I sailed together on the "Khuzistan", me as 3/0 and you as cadet. That was a good round trip loading general...
Forum: Ship Research 18th August 2015, 18:45
Replies: 37
Views: 11,566
Posted By Tonykshaw
I'm glad I left Stricks when the ships were still...

I'm glad I left Stricks when the ships were still adorned with red and blue chevrons. They were a good company as well, despite the initial voyages to the Persian Gulf, which I didn't mind. It...
Forum: J & J Denholm 1st August 2015, 17:50
Replies: 14
Views: 3,989
Posted By Tonykshaw
Was Stu Blythe in the office then Julian...

Was Stu Blythe in the office then Julian overseeing recruiting. Nice chap !
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