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Search: Posts Made By: Pompeyfan
Forum: Histories 9th September 2019, 20:05
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By Pompeyfan
What has this thread got to do with Shipping...

What has this thread got to do with Shipping Discussion, History.

Politics is for Stormy Weather.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th September 2019, 19:19
Replies: 206
Views: 18,383
Posted By Pompeyfan
Malcolm Good to see you back (Thumb)

Malcolm

Good to see you back (Thumb)
Forum: Bank Line 15th July 2019, 22:37
Replies: 26
Views: 2,831
Posted By Pompeyfan
Hong Kong before handed back to China. We spent...

Hong Kong before handed back to China. We spent three days there not on Bank Line, but P&O's Canberra and 1954 built Arcadia. What a place. Junks following us into port, and setting up stalls on deck...
Forum: Vendor Deals 8th July 2019, 19:02
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Pompeyfan
Garry You have to join Stormy Weather. See...

Garry

You have to join Stormy Weather. See here:

Simply look at the top right hand side of any page, click on 'user control panel', then click on 'user control panel' in the drop-down menu. On...
Forum: Say Hello 7th April 2019, 16:41
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By Pompeyfan
Stewart I have deleted your e-mail address...

Stewart

I have deleted your e-mail address in line with site policy. As my colleague stated, it is not a good idea to post you e-mail address on the forums. You could be inundated with e-mails....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd March 2019, 22:47
Replies: 99
Views: 13,088
Posted By Pompeyfan
The cargo ship that changed course to assist...

The cargo ship that changed course to assist Viking Sky is reported in trouble herself with engine failure, listing, with nine crew being airlifted off.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th March 2019, 09:24
Replies: 36
Views: 3,586
Posted By Pompeyfan
John I am not missing the point as my post...

John

I am not missing the point as my post #20 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=20) clearly states.

People who dislike the new generation of cruise ships is...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th March 2019, 19:40
Replies: 36
Views: 3,586
Posted By Pompeyfan
Bob I worked on Arcadia when she became a...

Bob

I worked on Arcadia when she became a full time cruise ship, but she was still a liner in looks and accommodation, but more importantly designed as a liner, she was a good sea ship. I was on...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th March 2019, 13:20
Replies: 36
Views: 3,586
Posted By Pompeyfan
Great post. Cruise ships are indeed floating...

Great post. Cruise ships are indeed floating hotels, the monsters like MSC Bellissima floating holiday camps with everything you need on board, the ship the destination. There is so much to do,...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 31st January 2019, 16:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By Pompeyfan
Jlmmy Dickinson was a player from 1943 to 1965...

Jlmmy Dickinson was a player from 1943 to 1965 staying with the club in various roles including manger(a job he never wanted). After the war he played 48 times for England and 764 games for Pompey....
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 31st January 2019, 07:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By Pompeyfan
No, I am not too young to remember those players....

No, I am not too young to remember those players. Dougie Reid could kick the ball like a bullet, often broke the net. The ball was very hard in those days. When taking a penalty it did not matter...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 19th January 2019, 07:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By Pompeyfan
Yes, they are still at Fratton Park.

Yes, they are still at Fratton Park.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th January 2019, 15:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By Pompeyfan
There was a minutes applause for him at the last...

There was a minutes applause for him at the last Pompey home game. I remember seeing him play for Pompey, which dates me!

RIP Mike.
Forum: Say Hello 17th November 2018, 17:46
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Pompeyfan
I have put it right, and merged the threads.

I have put it right, and merged the threads.
Forum: Ferries 27th August 2018, 13:52
Replies: 0
Views: 710
Posted By Pompeyfan
Fire on Wightlink ferry

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-45322032
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 11th August 2018, 18:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By Pompeyfan
Art6 I have no idea if the plant is still...

Art6

I have no idea if the plant is still there despite living on the island. I assume it is in the Forest Road area? If so, I have a feeling it is no longer used. I also do not know John...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 11th August 2018, 09:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By Pompeyfan
See here:...

See here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-45141803
Forum: Shaw Savill 31st May 2018, 19:53
Replies: 27
Views: 4,724
Posted By Pompeyfan
Hi Keven Many thanks for the comments. ...

Hi Keven

Many thanks for the comments.

I am not that well actually, but still here!

I had no idea you were at sea especially on Northern Star. Ray Dyer was her Chippy, also from the Isle of...
Forum: Shaw Savill 19th May 2018, 07:18
Replies: 27
Views: 4,724
Posted By Pompeyfan
Many thanks for your comments, Steve and Nick. ...

Many thanks for your comments, Steve and Nick.

Nick, I went on a cruise on Australis from Auckland to the Fiji Islands in December 1970, so could have been after you left her. Liners often did...
Forum: Say Hello 12th May 2018, 10:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,804
Posted By Pompeyfan
Kaytutt Northern Star was in Auckland on...

Kaytutt

Northern Star was in Auckland on 21st May1970 according to my diary. It usually took three days to cross the Tasman, so you possibly left her on Monday 18th May 1970.

If you like, I can...
Forum: Shaw Savill 12th May 2018, 10:26
Replies: 27
Views: 4,724
Posted By Pompeyfan
Kaytutt Northern Star was in Auckland on...

Kaytutt

Northern Star was in Auckland on 21st May1970 according to my diary. It usually took three days to cross the Tasman, so you possibly left her on Monday 18th May 1970.

If you like, I...
Forum: Shaw Savill 12th May 2018, 09:31
Replies: 27
Views: 4,724
Posted By Pompeyfan
Thanks Taff I enclose Northern Star at...

Thanks Taff

I enclose Northern Star at Princes Wharf, Auckland around 1969, possibly December. My diary tells me she was in port on 4th December 1969, and it certainly looks like a summers day....
Forum: Say Hello 12th May 2018, 09:19
Replies: 14
Views: 1,804
Posted By Pompeyfan
Kay Looking though my diary when living in...

Kay

Looking though my diary when living in Auckland New Zealand, Northern Star was in port on Thursday 21st May 1970. I wondered if that was the same voyage from the UK that you were aboard with...
Forum: Say Hello 12th May 2018, 09:04
Replies: 14
Views: 1,804
Posted By Pompeyfan
Kay Nortnern Star at Princes Wharf, Auckland...

Kay

Nortnern Star at Princes Wharf, Auckland around 1969, possibly December 4th 1969.
Forum: Shaw Savill 10th May 2018, 20:05
Replies: 27
Views: 4,724
Posted By Pompeyfan
My cabin on Northern Star in 1968. Mine was the...

My cabin on Northern Star in 1968. Mine was the top bunk on the far side with cases under the bottom bunk, The bigger stuff was in the Hold.

In Fremantle Australia, Northern Star was to the...
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