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Search: Posts Made By: Winmar
Forum: Ship Research 19th July 2019, 08:30
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By Winmar
International Code of Signals B flag - I am...

International Code of Signals B flag - I am loading, discharging or carrying dangerous cargo, keep well clear at slow speed.
Country of registry flag is flown on jack stay aft, is, Red Ensign for UK...
Forum: Bank Line 17th July 2019, 00:24
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Winmar
Same as in the old days Bob,(Thumb)

Same as in the old days Bob,(Thumb)
Forum: BP Shipping 12th July 2019, 06:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,092
Posted By Winmar
We should have kept going when we finished with...

We should have kept going when we finished with Iraq!
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 16th June 2019, 02:55
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By Winmar
His routine as the German officer with the white...

His routine as the German officer with the white football shorts complete with Swazteca used to crease me up! Lunatic but hilarious none the less, RIP Freddie.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th April 2019, 00:34
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By Winmar
Amen to all of the above. The word "Legend" gets...

Amen to all of the above. The word "Legend" gets bandied about a bit too often in Sporting circles these days but not in Billy's case. A colossus of a player, giant of a man and a great fellow. RIP...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 14th April 2019, 00:51
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Winmar
He apparently said to Bestie, that he might go...

He apparently said to Bestie, that he might go past and the ball might go past but the two together will not go past him. A real character from when the game was full of characters not like now when...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 13th April 2019, 02:32
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Winmar
Tommy Smith - Liverpool Legend

I was saddened tonight to hear of the passing of Tommy Smith. Tommy was primarily known as a tough, uncompromising, hard tackling defender but this description hides the fact that he was also a very...
Forum: Say Hello 9th April 2019, 09:42
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Winmar
In 78/79, Certificates of Competency were...

In 78/79, Certificates of Competency were controlled by the DTI/DTP and the OND/ONC's were run by the colleges. As someone else said, the Certs of Competence were taken over by Scotvec on behalf of...
Forum: Elder Dempster 24th March 2019, 06:00
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By Winmar
This is really jarring the old memory. I seem to...

This is really jarring the old memory. I seem to remember if you achieved the average pass of 70% but failed an individual paper they would give you a referral in that lowest scoring paper but if you...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 14th February 2019, 23:23
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Winmar
A God send in a different era. In 1976 whilst at...

A God send in a different era. In 1976 whilst at Warsash as cadets we shared a VW 1200 Beetle. On one Saturday afternoon, assisted by two engineer cadets, one coincidentally called Paul Haynes, we...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 10th February 2019, 01:01
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By Winmar
Really sad for both of them. At least young...

Really sad for both of them. At least young Sala's poor family can be at peace and grieve properly for the sun and brother. RIP son.

Spare a thought and prayer for the family of the pilot. I hope...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 9th February 2019, 15:44
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Winmar
RIP to a great actor and by all accounts a humble...

RIP to a great actor and by all accounts a humble and decent man.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th February 2019, 10:22
Replies: 18
Views: 2,293
Posted By Winmar
Hi Geoff, I do not inspect Cruise ships so can...

Hi Geoff, I do not inspect Cruise ships so can only comment on Oil, Chemical and Gas ships. I too have been on Cruise ships were the top two were British but they were usually flagged in the Bahamas....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th February 2019, 04:16
Replies: 18
Views: 2,293
Posted By Winmar
As someone else said, UK flag is now just a flag...

As someone else said, UK flag is now just a flag of convenience. I see more UK cadets on non Uk Flag ships than UK ships. Maersk are merely preparing for ease of movement around Europe and tax...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 31st January 2019, 00:45
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By Winmar
Hi Martyn, I a away at the moment with work will...

Hi Martyn, I a away at the moment with work will pm you when I get home as I think I know who you are.
I played in the infamous battle of Hook Park against the Marine Engineers in January 1980. It...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th January 2019, 05:27
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By Winmar
Please pass my best wishes to Taff? I really...

Please pass my best wishes to Taff? I really enjoy his posts. The only negative to this great site is that because it is about nostalgia we are all getting older. Get well soon.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th January 2019, 05:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By Winmar
Please pass my best wishes? I enjoy his comments....

Please pass my best wishes? I enjoy his comments. The only negative to this great site is that we all get older!(Thumb)
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 22nd January 2019, 08:03
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By Winmar
And are making a great comeback after their...

And are making a great comeback after their financial crisis. Great young team with a good manager. Mike would have been proud.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 21st January 2019, 23:37
Replies: 20
Views: 2,401
Posted By Winmar
Fine pair of shoulders lovely boy, show em off,...

Fine pair of shoulders lovely boy, show em off, show em off! RIP Sergeant Major.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th January 2019, 12:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By Winmar
Mike was the Sports Master at Warsash, He was an...

Mike was the Sports Master at Warsash, He was an absolute gentleman in every sense of the word. He also played on the Hampshire Cricket team when they won the County Championship in around 1965. He...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th November 2018, 07:33
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By Winmar
Sad to see, RIP. Wasn't one of them married to...

Sad to see, RIP. Wasn't one of them married to England Football Captain, Billy Wright?
Forum: BP Shipping 18th September 2018, 00:18
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By Winmar
Ah hell, I thought it was going to be a porno...

Ah hell, I thought it was going to be a porno thread?
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 4th September 2018, 00:33
Replies: 31
Views: 3,099
Posted By Winmar
Sir, I have no idea who you are or what stone you...

Sir, I have no idea who you are or what stone you crawled from under. My old mum said never speak ill of the dead. If you cannot say something good stay silent. As you come from a country which is...
Forum: Tankers 2nd September 2018, 11:40
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By Winmar
Always thought that Metcalf's should have used A...

Always thought that Metcalf's should have used A Stetson as a funnel marking! Lol!
Forum: Say Hello 30th August 2018, 10:15
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By Winmar
I cannot speak for Kelly's Pat, but my late...

I cannot speak for Kelly's Pat, but my late uncle, a Catholic from south of the border sailed with the Head Line for many years as AB and Bosun in the 50's and 60's. He spent a lot of time on the...
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