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Search: Posts Made By: Tom Haywood
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 23rd June 2013, 03:57
Replies: 13
Views: 4,160
Posted By Tom Haywood
Hi Gerald, only did two coastal runs on the...

Hi Gerald, only did two coastal runs on the Hinakura.
1st in June 1965
2nd in December 1966
rgs
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 9th January 2012, 10:24
Replies: 15
Views: 5,028
Posted By Tom Haywood
Hi Julianne, yes i do have a list and i will post...

Hi Julianne, yes i do have a list and i will post in the gallery later tonight.

rgs
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 26th October 2011, 07:42
Replies: 6
Views: 4,978
Posted By Tom Haywood
Hi Gee Dee Some info on the Papanui. She was...

Hi Gee Dee
Some info on the Papanui.
She was at least 14 years old when she entered service for the New Zealand Shipping Company.
Originally laid down and built by John Brown & Co Ltd, Clydebank...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 29th January 2011, 10:13
Replies: 13
Views: 4,160
Posted By Tom Haywood
Sailed on the Piako from 27/01/69 to 28/03/70 as...

Sailed on the Piako from 27/01/69 to 28/03/70 as 1st Refrig Engineer on the MANZ run (east coast Australia to East Coast USA/Canada. She was my last deep-sea NZSC0 ship although I stayed on the...
Forum: The Engine Room 20th February 2009, 10:23
Replies: 73
Views: 18,178
Posted By Tom Haywood
Yes I remember well the deck plugs, these were to...

Yes I remember well the deck plugs, these were to record the actual cargo space temperatures. The NZSCo's Dorset had some of these in the dinning saloon and the Chief Stewards store rooms and the 1st...
Forum: The Engine Room 4th February 2009, 10:08
Replies: 73
Views: 18,178
Posted By Tom Haywood
I remember with the Hall's CO2 systems that it...

I remember with the Hall's CO2 systems that it was a matter of pride when returning to the UK and you were asked how many CO2 bottles were used to charge the system during the voyage. Anything less...
Forum: Say Hello 19th January 2009, 10:34
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Tom Haywood
Hi Jose, welcome. Looks like we have the same...

Hi Jose, welcome. Looks like we have the same interest with reefer ships although mine does not carry through to 2000.
Enjoy yourself as there is plenty to see and do here on this site.
Forum: The Engine Room 19th January 2009, 10:30
Replies: 73
Views: 18,178
Posted By Tom Haywood
Joined the "Otaio" in London July 1965 as Jnr in...

Joined the "Otaio" in London July 1965 as Jnr in the fridge flat homeward bound and left the "Hertford" in Falmouth August 1971 as 1st Refrig. Later shore side Sydney with Hall Thermotank.
Great...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 22nd November 2008, 10:28
Replies: 38
Views: 9,866
Posted By Tom Haywood
Hi Garethed I remember that engine explosion well...

Hi Garethed I remember that engine explosion well enough. I had just joined as Ist Refrig Eng. Yes we were running engine trials when the stb? engine blew out through the explosion ports that were...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 29th August 2008, 00:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,966
Posted By Tom Haywood
Hi brian, yes I have most of them too, from the...

Hi brian, yes I have most of them too, from the first issue. Think i have lost #9 in my travels.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 11th May 2008, 08:43
Replies: 24
Views: 4,238
Posted By Tom Haywood
My first foreign port ashore on the...

My first foreign port ashore on the "Northumberland" after Fremantle in 1965.
We berthed at "Amerikof" and took a ferry across the river to the city proper.
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 11th May 2008, 08:16
Replies: 3
Views: 2,293
Posted By Tom Haywood
Not I but I went around the land in her July...

Not I but I went around the land in her July 1965, Avonmouth to Liverpool. Her gennies burnt more lub oil than diesel.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 19th January 2008, 11:07
Replies: 572
Views: 50,435
Posted By Tom Haywood
Lets get back to the start of this. If it's the...

Lets get back to the start of this. If it's the Denis Gallagher I know and I think it is he is a ships charterer based in Townsville who runs a successful shipping business into PNG and near Pacific...
Forum: Shaw Savill 12th January 2008, 12:06
Replies: 19
Views: 6,818
Posted By Tom Haywood
Hi Jamie Although I am not a SSA ex sea going...

Hi Jamie
Although I am not a SSA ex sea going member I have for some strange reason an affilaition for the history of Shaw Savill almost reaching an obsession. Might try to get there, might add some...
Forum: Say Hello 7th November 2007, 22:35
Replies: 19
Views: 4,070
Posted By Tom Haywood
Welcome to the site Peter. I am sure that once...

Welcome to the site Peter. I am sure that once you find your way around you will find plenty on Shaw Savill.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 2nd November 2007, 04:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By Tom Haywood
I once saw the results of a mechanic who was told...

I once saw the results of a mechanic who was told to replace an electric heater in a 10 ton ammonia receiver. He removed both the heater and the pocket/sleve in one go. We had to wait for the whole...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 1st November 2007, 23:46
Replies: 7
Views: 5,499
Posted By Tom Haywood
I sailed on the Dorset January 1967 for a round...

I sailed on the Dorset January 1967 for a round trip to Oz getting back to Liverpool in June of the same year. 1st time deep sea on a steamer so it was a bit of a novelty. Must have been a fair trip...
Forum: Ship Research 19th September 2007, 00:37
Replies: 5
Views: 1,566
Posted By Tom Haywood
Remember the daily pencil log that was later...

Remember the daily pencil log that was later copied into the ink one. I supose it gave one a chance to correct the "little" mistakes.
Forum: Ben Line 19th September 2007, 00:25
Replies: 5
Views: 2,302
Posted By Tom Haywood
We had a similar jumper on the Piako during our...

We had a similar jumper on the Piako during our stint on the MANZ run. We had this fellow who had a passion for jumping over the side while we were transiting the Panama Canal. First time he was...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 18th September 2007, 05:04
Replies: 23
Views: 3,561
Posted By Tom Haywood
Sailed in various NZSCo ships with two electrican...

Sailed in various NZSCo ships with two electrican brothers.
Larry Tait senior and I think the younger was Frank Tait, wild men from Stornoway.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 31st August 2007, 00:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tom Haywood
No doubt we will.

No doubt we will.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 19th July 2007, 06:54
Replies: 21
Views: 2,078
Posted By Tom Haywood
I had a similar situation but the rolls were...

I had a similar situation but the rolls were reversed as I was the stranded seaman in Aden. It was in 1965 and I was on the NZSCo ship Otaio out bound from the UK to Oz. I had become sick while...
Forum: Say Hello 18th July 2007, 01:23
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By Tom Haywood
Welcome from Sydney, good to see another NZSCo...

Welcome from Sydney, good to see another NZSCo "face" on the site. Have a good look around as there's plenty to see.
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 4th July 2007, 05:25
Replies: 17
Views: 6,925
Posted By Tom Haywood
Hi Sauce Yes I sailed with your uncle on the...

Hi Sauce

Yes I sailed with your uncle on the Piako in 1969 and we were on the Manz Run. Regret that I can't remember him but the meomory is not as sharp as it used to be. I was the 1st Refrig Eng...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 15th June 2007, 01:05
Replies: 9
Views: 3,312
Posted By Tom Haywood
Captain Smith's family gave the "Otaki" Shield in...

Captain Smith's family gave the "Otaki" Shield in his memory. This was awarded annually to the most outstanding all-round boy at the Robert Gordon's Colledge, Aberdeen, the school of which Captain...
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