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Search: Posts Made By: athinai
Forum: The Radio Room 20th November 2015, 14:21
Replies: 27
Views: 4,513
Posted By athinai
My Salary was 43. Per Month, when I started, so...

My Salary was 43. Per Month, when I started, so went Freelance and it jumped over three times that., enabling me to put a Deposit on a house., Best thing I ever did.,
73s and 88s to Finbar.
...
Forum: Say Hello 7th October 2015, 22:20
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By athinai
HI Dave, Welcome on Board OM., Great way to...

HI Dave,

Welcome on Board OM., Great way to pass the Time on SN, and you will have a new Hobby ???

All the Very Best to you and yours.,

MAITIU Cheers
Forum: Colliers 17th December 2013, 22:21
Replies: 33
Views: 14,869
Posted By athinai
I spent happy times on the SS Brimsdown/MFTB in...

I spent happy times on the SS Brimsdown/MFTB in 1964, Was most disappointed when I was told by MIMCO that I was being transferred to an Oil Tanker., went out East for about 10 months, No...
Forum: The Radio Room 1st August 2013, 13:33
Replies: 67
Views: 19,895
Posted By athinai
Hi Eric, I did a few trips with GTZM and then...

Hi Eric, I did a few trips with GTZM and then went Greek., I needed the money badly and it enabled me to realise some of my ambitions., Went into property and wound up with quite a large...
Forum: Dredgers 24th November 2012, 13:27
Replies: 4
Views: 2,043
Posted By athinai
Hi Degzie and Flijm Thanks for the...

Hi Degzie and Flijm

Thanks for the information, I had a very nice time on her during the repositioning but then Flew back home., Nice crowd of Guys manning her. Happy times., We will never see...
Forum: Dredgers 25th September 2012, 16:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,043
Posted By athinai
W/D Seaway

Is the Seaway scrapped by now, I did a few repositioning trips on the W/D Medway and W/D Seaway many years ago., Great time had by all.

Regards/
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th August 2012, 14:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,701
Posted By athinai
SS Brimsdown early sixties also, what a run,...

SS Brimsdown early sixties also, what a run, great times up north and down south., a different world then. What a pity that Steevies has gone., hope their employees will be looked after., Good...
Forum: Blue Star Line 29th February 2012, 12:17
Replies: 16
Views: 4,660
Posted By athinai
I remember a Blue Flu guy once telling me that...

I remember a Blue Flu guy once telling me that they dispensed with the Radars as they were supposed to have played a part in a ''Radar Assisted Colission''
Riddle me that.
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd November 2011, 13:49
Replies: 33
Views: 4,980
Posted By athinai
My First wish was to be an Airline Pilot, but I...

My First wish was to be an Airline Pilot, but I had no money. My Older Brother was with Cunard and he suggest that I do the R/O course, at this point I was already a Radio Ham, so the transition...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd November 2011, 11:04
Replies: 420
Views: 84,131
Posted By athinai
Limerick Marine Radio School. 3 The Crescent...

Limerick Marine Radio School. 3 The Crescent Limerick City.
Larry McDonald and Jim Stack, Two of lifes Gentlemen, way ahead of their time in both Marine Radio and Career Guidance.
I still think...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 21st September 2011, 19:00
Replies: 17
Views: 7,982
Posted By athinai
SS Matina

I still have a Towel with Elders and Fyffes emblazoned on it. A momentum of a very happy time in the early 60s on a very happy ship. Only heard recently that my two best friends of that period died...
Forum: Dredgers 7th September 2011, 16:58
Replies: 18
Views: 7,291
Posted By athinai
Sorry to see her Go, she was a fine Vessel, I...

Sorry to see her Go, she was a fine Vessel, I spent a few weeks on her back in 1989 on a repositioning voyage. Great bunch of Lads and many Happy Memories,

P.S. I still have one of those...
Forum: Ship Research 8th June 2011, 12:17
Replies: 38
Views: 6,480
Posted By athinai
Titanic Hymn

" I've Been a Wild Rover ''
Forum: Ship Research 10th May 2011, 18:08
Replies: 5
Views: 3,020
Posted By athinai
''Gallant Dragon'', on run Canada to Korea., I...

''Gallant Dragon'', on run Canada to Korea., I remember running off her in Korea after an awful trip which left the Ship a Visual Wreck., and one didn't have to be a surveyor to see she was near her...
Forum: Ship Research 28th October 2010, 10:06
Replies: 38
Views: 6,480
Posted By athinai
I thought it was, ''NEARER MY GOD TO THEE"

I thought it was, ''NEARER MY GOD TO THEE"
Forum: The Radio Room 24th October 2010, 10:35
Replies: 17
Views: 2,703
Posted By athinai
No, but I built a small transistor Oscillator...

No, but I built a small transistor Oscillator type multiband during the 60s worked well off the 12V supply and off a 9V battery, M/F H/F included, any transistor radio could be modified for...
Forum: Say Hello 15th September 2010, 22:23
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By athinai
Welcome Aboard Vic. Enjoy the Site, its quite...

Welcome Aboard Vic. Enjoy the Site, its quite addictive. Last time I Spoke to you was around 1966 ? or thereabouts, I will check my Discharge Book when I get back to Cyprus in another 4 weeks or so...
Forum: The Radio Room 15th September 2010, 15:18
Replies: 199
Views: 19,360
Posted By athinai
Gareth. Thanks for the Info, Was wondering...

Gareth.

Thanks for the Info, Was wondering as I have long periods of not visiting the the Net etc., Strange contrast to the Main opening page,
what is the usual contribution Gareth, I dont...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th September 2010, 17:38
Replies: 199
Views: 19,360
Posted By athinai
Hey Guys, Whats this SN SUPPORTER on some of...

Hey Guys,

Whats this SN SUPPORTER on some of the postings ?, am I missing something ?

Athinai
Forum: The Radio Room 12th September 2010, 14:29
Replies: 199
Views: 19,360
Posted By athinai
I used to ''borrow'' the Vibrating Reed of the...

I used to ''borrow'' the Vibrating Reed of the Type ''M'' Auto-Alarm and use it as a Side-swiper, It really worked pretty Cool.,
Eventually got a Vibroplex in the States and that was that. Since...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 15th June 2010, 16:38
Replies: 105
Views: 23,963
Posted By athinai
I wonder if its possible to get records of...

I wonder if its possible to get records of individual ''Lowland Tanker'' Voyages back in the 60s. I would like to see where I have been, having lost all my Diaries in a House move some years ago. ...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th October 2008, 13:36
Replies: 71
Views: 6,361
Posted By athinai
What is Happening ? What ''dumb head'' is...

What is Happening ? What ''dumb head'' is running the Show ? Next it will be a charge for a 999 call ? Deplorable to say the least. Definately not Cricket.
Forum: Ship Research 10th August 2008, 19:38
Replies: 25
Views: 2,964
Posted By athinai
A Sandwich ? ? (Couldnt resist)

A Sandwich ? ?

(Couldnt resist)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2008, 11:46
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By athinai
I hope the HMCG Guys and Gals get what they are...

I hope the HMCG Guys and Gals get what they are looking for, as they really deserve it, What a Great Professional service they provide., & Always Gentlemen in the truel sence.
Forum: The Radio Room 17th July 2008, 10:22
Replies: 51
Views: 4,658
Posted By athinai
Hi Bob, Thanks for your fine reply and Info,...

Hi Bob,

Thanks for your fine reply and Info, Yes the Stocks and Shares would have been the big problem indeed if incorrectly copied, I sailed on a vsl once with 12 passengers and one guy used to...
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