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Search: Posts Made By: brooksy
Forum: Fishing Vessels 3rd September 2018, 17:11
Replies: 25
Views: 2,738
Posted By brooksy
Of all the posts in this thread no one has...

Of all the posts in this thread no one has mentioned the European Unions Common Fishing Policy.A policy that does nothing to conserve stocks and makes those fishermen throw back fish that is not on...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th July 2018, 00:06
Replies: 55
Views: 5,649
Posted By brooksy
What has happened.My gallery has been completly...

What has happened.My gallery has been completly wiped out.Whats the point of being a member these days.Have my photos gone for ever?
Forum: BP Shipping 9th May 2018, 22:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By brooksy
Left mine until I was 60 Len

Left mine until I was 60 Len
Forum: BP Shipping 9th May 2018, 21:57
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By brooksy
I usually get one about every four months if it...

I usually get one about every four months if it the same one Len from the pensions people but do not seem to have had one lately.
Forum: BP Shipping 9th May 2018, 20:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By brooksy
Hi there Len I wondered why had seen you on here...

Hi there Len I wondered why had seen you on here for a while.Now I know.Keeping well mate been retired now for five years.Were did you hear of Captain Jacks passing?I use a Facebook page called BP...
Forum: BP Shipping 9th May 2018, 15:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By brooksy
Jack Hobbs and Gill Barber were the right men for...

Jack Hobbs and Gill Barber were the right men for the job.They both had a can do attitude that made the Kiwi a success.Myself personly I think it was the best job I had at sea.I am still trying to...
Forum: BP Shipping 9th May 2018, 06:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By brooksy
Sad to hear of the passing of Captain Jack...

Sad to hear of the passing of Captain Jack Hobbs.I also served with Jack Hobbs on the Forties Kiwi 1976 -78.An excellent Master to serve under.I can still visualise him now working on deck in...
Forum: BP Shipping 26th December 2017, 11:16
Replies: 24
Views: 3,897
Posted By brooksy
I met him when he visited the Forties Kiwi.The...

I met him when he visited the Forties Kiwi.The wheelhouse was full of visitors and I withdrew to the chartroom and made myself a cuppa.George King came in the chartroom and sat himself down and we...
Forum: BP Shipping 26th December 2017, 11:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By brooksy
I think the British Pride took in the last cargo...

I think the British Pride took in the last cargo of North sea crude.The British Commerce was there at the same time with a cargo of distilllate.BP still has one jetty in operation for the import of...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd November 2017, 20:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By brooksy
When I worked at Thamesport Evergreen had a Port...

When I worked at Thamesport Evergreen had a Port Office the person in charge was usually a ships Master.That was the days when they ran a Round the world service in both directions.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd November 2017, 19:57
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By brooksy
Evergreen,s UK flagged ships always used to have...

Evergreen,s UK flagged ships always used to have the prefix HATSU
Forum: Tramp Steamers 17th September 2017, 20:27
Replies: 53
Views: 19,539
Posted By brooksy
Was on the Barlby of Ropners.I remember one...

Was on the Barlby of Ropners.I remember one evening meal the Chief Steward gave the mess so called pork chops and the saloon were dining on steaks.The pork chops consisted of bone and fat with an...
Forum: BP Shipping 7th August 2017, 01:08
Replies: 31
Views: 6,094
Posted By brooksy
Dickyboy the only R class converted to a...

Dickyboy the only R class converted to a motorship was the Resource.
Forum: Coasters 18th May 2017, 17:25
Replies: 34
Views: 8,087
Posted By brooksy
That was a vessel called the Lagic.It was across...

That was a vessel called the Lagic.It was across the river upstream from Port Sutton Bridge.It had a steel cargo and it broke its back in 2 places.The port continued to be used whilst the Lagic was...
Forum: Coasters 18th May 2017, 16:47
Replies: 34
Views: 8,087
Posted By brooksy
Wisbech still sees 4or 5 calls a month.Mainly...

Wisbech still sees 4or 5 calls a month.Mainly timber and a cargo of bricks on the import side.On the export side there is a scrap cargo every three weeks.Sutton Bridge deals in different cargoes to...
Forum: BP Shipping 8th April 2017, 23:48
Replies: 26
Views: 3,434
Posted By brooksy
That was my last ship with BP signed of September...

That was my last ship with BP signed of September 83 and took voluntery redundancy.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 29th March 2017, 16:40
Replies: 19
Views: 1,063
Posted By brooksy
Most modern TVs have a poor sound quality.A good...

Most modern TVs have a poor sound quality.A good sound bar with a sub woofer soon sorts out the sound quality.I matched up my JVC tv with a LG soundbar and subwoofer
Forum: BP Shipping 15th January 2017, 13:46
Replies: 20
Views: 4,442
Posted By brooksy
Kevjacko I heard the same that one of the lads...

Kevjacko I heard the same that one of the lads took his own life.Whether this is true or not you know how rumours soon got around the fleet.
Forum: BP Shipping 13th January 2017, 18:56
Replies: 20
Views: 4,442
Posted By brooksy
I think on the Tweed one of the Old Man leads had...

I think on the Tweed one of the Old Man leads had only been tack welded to the deck and it just carried away with the weight that was on it.The Master at the Time was Gill Barber and I can remember...
Forum: BP Shipping 3rd January 2017, 10:24
Replies: 0
Views: 1,131
Posted By brooksy
BP Club at Hoo

Just seen on a Kent Facebook page that the BP club at Hoo is being demolished.It was latterly operated by BAE systems with membership offered to Thamesport employees as well.
Forum: Ship Research 23rd December 2016, 23:44
Replies: 37
Views: 3,307
Posted By brooksy
Savannah did not have deck cranes.They hung the...

Savannah did not have deck cranes.They hung the derricks of strange looking frame work.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th October 2016, 07:00
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By brooksy
Dickie Windows 10 has just had a massive update...

Dickie Windows 10 has just had a massive update of the OS.My desktop and the Wifes laptop took well over an hour to complete the update.
Forum: BP Shipping 24th September 2016, 10:45
Replies: 10
Views: 1,437
Posted By brooksy
Tony the November edition comes out in the UK in...

Tony the November edition comes out in the UK in September.The one that comes in October will be wishing us a Happy Xmas.
Forum: BP Shipping 22nd September 2016, 10:58
Replies: 50
Views: 3,956
Posted By brooksy
These from Google Earth Dickyboy

These from Google Earth Dickyboy
Forum: BP Shipping 22nd September 2016, 06:24
Replies: 50
Views: 3,956
Posted By brooksy
BP still has one jetty at Grain for Aviation...

BP still has one jetty at Grain for Aviation fuel.This fuel is pumped by pipeline to Gatwick and Heathrow.The old area were the VLCCs used to berth there are two berths for LNG imports with new...
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