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Search: Posts Made By: Keith Pengelly
Forum: Ship Research 10th August 2015, 08:36
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By Keith Pengelly
Wivenhoe Essex

Try The Nottage Maritime Institute in Wivenhoe. They have many interesting artifacts and data.
Forum: The Radio Room 11th June 2014, 19:29
Replies: 20
Views: 3,579
Posted By Keith Pengelly
Going through the Carabean listening to the world...

Going through the Carabean listening to the world service. Foreign crew were listening to a Spanish speaking station and didn't have to suffer the pain of the interupted commentary during extra...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th November 2013, 18:54
Replies: 47
Views: 6,857
Posted By Keith Pengelly
Write to your local branch of the Royal British...

Write to your local branch of the Royal British Legion and complain. Better still, join your local RBL and have your say at their organising commitee meetings. You'll find they are usually very...
Forum: The Bridge 31st October 2013, 10:04
Replies: 37
Views: 8,562
Posted By Keith Pengelly
could it possibly be a bad spelling of Tal walla...

could it possibly be a bad spelling of Tal walla who was an engine room greaser?
Forum: Nautical Colleges 17th June 2013, 21:21
Replies: 63
Views: 14,444
Posted By Keith Pengelly
Stretching the memory!

I was at Plymouth 1963 to 65. still remember the coach trip to visit Portisheadhead. The words to some of the foulest ditties sung on the way home (via several pubs) are still with me. Robbie was...
Forum: Tankers 30th January 2013, 23:12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By Keith Pengelly
Try Skyfotos or the link for the firm that took...

Try Skyfotos or the link for the firm that took them over. They had a photo as Hunter cambridge when she was Cambridge Tankers and was manned by Officers from London & Overseas Freighters in 1968
Forum: The Radio Room 12th December 2012, 17:48
Replies: 28
Views: 5,282
Posted By Keith Pengelly
Quq

Did anyone ever hear of QUQ being used at any time, I always fancied sending it just for devilment.... Shall I train my searchlight nearly vertical on a cloud, occulating if possible, and if your...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 9th August 2011, 17:05
Replies: 175
Views: 46,805
Posted By Keith Pengelly
Ch/Stwd Sam Murtagh was around in P&O GCD in the...

Ch/Stwd Sam Murtagh was around in P&O GCD in the mid 70's. I seem to remember his wife was spanish and he lived in Spain. He was also a really superb ballroom dancer a great asset on a run ashore...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th February 2011, 11:25
Replies: 39
Views: 5,188
Posted By Keith Pengelly
20th Jan 1966 Benrinnes GFNC KG5.Just over...

20th Jan 1966 Benrinnes GFNC KG5.Just over 3months as 2R/O then that little trick that MIMCo pulled to go as 1R/O on something under 2500 tons. The dreaded Booth line running up and down the Amazon...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th February 2011, 10:25
Replies: 107
Views: 15,106
Posted By Keith Pengelly
When attending a training course with Mercury...

When attending a training course with Mercury Communications (C&W) it was usual to all have to introduce yourselves. Lecturer starts with "I trained as an R/O but went straight into lecturing". Four...
Forum: The Bridge 5th February 2011, 09:56
Replies: 47
Views: 7,904
Posted By Keith Pengelly
Late at night in Med we got flashed and did all...

Late at night in Med we got flashed and did all the usual, finishing with What Ship? Reply was "American man of war". The Old Man grabbed the Aldiss off 3/o and flashed back "what war ?" seemed to...
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