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Search: Posts Made By: Malcolm K.
Forum: The Radio Room 25th June 2020, 16:24
Replies: 67
Views: 6,740
Posted By Malcolm K.
Usually after a film night there were ribald...

Usually after a film night there were ribald commentaries from those present, as to the content or the actors/actresses, or general observations of the film shown except for the night when we had our...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 2nd June 2020, 22:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Malcolm K.
Glad I found the photo. Hope you find the rock. ...

Glad I found the photo. Hope you find the rock. Did you get any photos of the damage?
You are correct about the 1st January 1973 as the date we ran onto the rock. I remember Captain Davy Dickson...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 31st May 2020, 23:13
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Malcolm K.
Gallic Bridge

I think that this is you and the second mate on the bridge wing of the Gallic Bridge.
Malcolm Boyd
Forum: Ship Research 27th March 2020, 11:49
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Malcolm K.
My wife’s uncle sailed on the trawlers during...

My wife’s uncle sailed on the trawlers during WW2. He said that they were known as "Churchill's Pirates". I bought him a book of that name which is still available on Amazon which may provide you...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th August 2019, 13:32
Replies: 25
Views: 3,611
Posted By Malcolm K.
I wanted to send a funny telegram to my friend...

I wanted to send a funny telegram to my friend who was getting married. I asked the R.O. if he had any suggestions. Yes, a great one that he had used for years. Next time I saw the R.O. he said...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd March 2018, 08:26
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By Malcolm K.
Details of S.S. Meta are on the Clydeships...

Details of S.S. Meta are on the Clydeships website.
...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 8th February 2017, 14:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,938
Posted By Malcolm K.
I sailed on the Salambria as junior engineer...

I sailed on the Salambria as junior engineer from August 71 to May 72.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd January 2014, 13:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,523
Posted By Malcolm K.
I was once told "Rome was not built in a day" ...

I was once told "Rome was not built in a day"
But that was on the original builders estimate!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 12th December 2013, 08:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Malcolm K.
Yes, Ian Sharpe was the Chief Engineer when we...

Yes, Ian Sharpe was the Chief Engineer when we ran aground and he was relieved by George Christodoulou. He tried to talk me into saying with the ship until we reached Lisbon.
Do you have any...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 11th December 2013, 20:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Malcolm K.
I was on her when she ran aground leaving Pepel...

I was on her when she ran aground leaving Pepel on 1st January 1973. Aground for six weeks and then sailed up to Holland to discharge the iron ore loaded in Pepel. I left in Amsterdam before she...
Forum: The Engine Room 17th April 2012, 11:08
Replies: 179
Views: 50,088
Posted By Malcolm K.
Thanks Peter for the film about British Polar...

Thanks Peter for the film about British Polar Engines. Like Jocko I also served my apprenticeship with British Polar. 1965 - 1970. It was expected that once your time was out that you went to sea....
Forum: The Engine Room 21st June 2010, 22:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By Malcolm K.
"If at first you don't succeed - destroy all...

"If at first you don't succeed - destroy all evidence that you tried in the first place"
Forum: Say Hello 23rd September 2009, 17:37
Replies: 5
Views: 4,298
Posted By Malcolm K.
Hi Paul, Welcome to the site. I was on...

Hi Paul,

Welcome to the site. I was on three of the "Diamond D" ships in the 70's but none of the ones you were on.

For photographs try www.photoship.co.uk As a start here is the link to the...
Forum: BP Shipping 9th June 2009, 10:35
Replies: 50
Views: 5,850
Posted By Malcolm K.
I was sailing with Triport ferries on the Tor...

I was sailing with Triport ferries on the Tor Belgia in 1975 and it was the trip before I was getting married.
We sailed four weeks on - four weeks off. The ship was normally on the UK to...
Forum: Say Hello 2nd September 2008, 15:35
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Malcolm K.
Say Hello

Hi all,
I sailed with P&O on the "Cannonore" in 1970 then joined Salvesen of Leith sailing on the "Salambria".

Joined J&J Denholm's. I was 4th engineer on the "Gallic Bridge" when we were...
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