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Search: Posts Made By: albert.s.i
Forum: Say Hello 29th October 2009, 10:37
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By albert.s.i
welome ernest my brother was on the old corstar...

welome ernest my brother was on the old corstar during the war although he suvived the the war he was killed in blyth shipyard 20th oct 1956 so not much help to you i jioned the new corstar 1957...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 10th August 2009, 09:53
Replies: 28
Views: 10,569
Posted By albert.s.i
i remember lots of france fenwick ships comming...

i remember lots of france fenwick ships comming to blyth before i went to sea ended up as donkeyman on the arnewood1956signed off in dieppe on sunday 10 dec the old man told me my brother had been...
Forum: Navies 11th July 2009, 09:05
Replies: 2
Views: 1,811
Posted By albert.s.i
i remember 3 admirality smal tankers biult at...

i remember 3 admirality smal tankers biult at blyth one was called eddy rock im not sure about the others. albert.s.i
Forum: Tankers 11th July 2009, 08:48
Replies: 69
Views: 28,487
Posted By albert.s.i
i joined the regent caribouat smiths docks north...

i joined the regent caribouat smiths docks north shields 11th may1960 she had just been fitted with heating coils did 2 trips to trinedad humber as pumpman my last tanker. albert.s.i
Forum: The Engine Room 10th July 2009, 10:21
Replies: 364
Views: 121,231
Posted By albert.s.i
ss cantick head 4 on 4 off ln the stokehole with...

ss cantick head 4 on 4 off ln the stokehole with cabide lamps oil lamps the rest of the ship sleeping forrid and a bucket for the toilette i think she was scapped next tripwith a cement box on the...
Forum: BP Shipping 9th May 2009, 11:47
Replies: 72
Views: 15,917
Posted By albert.s.i
i knew a captain dagwood bumstead i was always...

i knew a captain dagwood bumstead i was always under the impssiion he was a comerdore for BP i was with him a long time in the bulldog and the soldier and a nicer man you couldnt meet i must have...
Forum: Ship Research 1st November 2008, 12:50
Replies: 198
Views: 70,759
Posted By albert.s.i
i must apolagise for the mix up of my dates i was...

i must apolagise for the mix up of my dates i was only 5 years old when i watched the empress of scotland burning and it was 1935 when i moved from cowpen quay to the new houses in millfield gardens...
Forum: The Engine Room 24th October 2008, 11:47
Replies: 238
Views: 38,880
Posted By albert.s.i
i think this post was doomed from the start and...

i think this post was doomed from the start and only for the word "useless" which is not very becomming in any aspect and im sure the point has been made albert .s.i
Forum: Say Hello 11th October 2008, 10:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,709
Posted By albert.s.i
welcme sterling to sn you will have endless fun...

welcme sterling to sn you will have endless fun with this crew. albert.s. i
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 13th September 2008, 09:31
Replies: 9
Views: 3,256
Posted By albert.s.i
no turks head in blyth paul it was always the...

no turks head in blyth paul it was always the golden fleece by the ferry and you must have been loading at bates no pub no ferry there now cheers albert.s.i
Forum: Tankers 8th September 2008, 11:19
Replies: 128
Views: 43,289
Posted By albert.s.i
hi, thats some number of names mensioned thats...

hi, thats some number of names mensioned thats something i could never do all the time i was at sea apart from lads i sailed with from my home port it was always jock, paddy, taffy, geordie or such...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd September 2008, 09:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By albert.s.i
my condolance to the family. albert.s.i

my condolance to the family. albert.s.i
Forum: Ship Research 8th August 2008, 11:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,715
Posted By albert.s.i
hi mandy, i was on the ss richmond queen in 1954...

hi mandy, i was on the ss richmond queen in 1954 but i dont think its the one you are after i think this ship was once called the denis rose a very old ship but im sure some one will have what you...
Forum: Tankers 5th August 2008, 11:44
Replies: 15
Views: 3,427
Posted By albert.s.i
im well passed 82 and like most seamen been in...

im well passed 82 and like most seamen been in some terrible weather but one trip leaving a place called feringerhavn in greeland in ballast it turned really nasty i was pumpman on the british...
Forum: The Engine Room 24th July 2008, 12:32
Replies: 258
Views: 49,375
Posted By albert.s.i
yes, i must agree steam engines are the quietist...

yes, i must agree steam engines are the quietist and most reliable if a knock did develop on the main bearings the big hammer and spanner was soon put into action to make it run smooth again. yes1!!...
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd July 2008, 12:59
Replies: 258
Views: 49,375
Posted By albert.s.i
well chadburn, i was of the old school but was...

well chadburn, i was of the old school but was more of a mussle man with all the coal i shuveled into both naturel draft and forced draft along with a few ships that were coal fired with foster...
Forum: The Engine Room 19th July 2008, 11:17
Replies: 258
Views: 49,375
Posted By albert.s.i
very interesting !!!! i sailed on many ships of...

very interesting !!!! i sailed on many ships of all types cargo, passenger, tankers and other deep sea ships in the engine room as fireman and donkeyman and as pumpman i never once took a salt tablet...
Forum: Colliers 18th July 2008, 10:34
Replies: 256
Views: 96,892
Posted By albert.s.i
i quite enjoyed this post about stevie clarks...

i quite enjoyed this post about stevie clarks ships which reminded me of the ones i sailed with the 1st was the ss borde 1956 the hayling 1957, the henfield 1960 i think he was agent for the CC SHIPS...
Forum: BP Shipping 5th July 2008, 10:19
Replies: 20
Views: 3,383
Posted By albert.s.i
i was on a scuffler cantick head my first coal...

i was on a scuffler cantick head my first coal fire job steaming north i went from the stoke hole to the engine and noticed water running down the ship side i asked the old chief sitting by the...
Forum: Colliers 2nd July 2008, 09:50
Replies: 256
Views: 96,892
Posted By albert.s.i
i still wander down the quay side at blyth down...

i still wander down the quay side at blyth down by where the dun cow was where i often sailed from as a young man when ships were lying three abrest all the waiting berths full the middle jetty at...
Forum: The Engine Room 1st July 2008, 10:22
Replies: 15
Views: 2,236
Posted By albert.s.i
i handled all types of oil but used a barrier...

i handled all types of oil but used a barrier cream called swafeger available to all hands it seemed to to work ok cheers albert.s.i
Forum: Tankers 11th June 2008, 10:23
Replies: 128
Views: 43,289
Posted By albert.s.i
hi duffield yeah i was told by the agents i...

hi duffield yeah i was told by the agents i montividio to rejoin the pontfield in trinidad truth was i was having a good time in monty i refused to fly but was shipped home on the next R,M,S as a...
Forum: Tankers 9th June 2008, 10:38
Replies: 128
Views: 43,289
Posted By albert.s.i
many thanks mac thats the advantage of this site...

many thanks mac thats the advantage of this site if you want to know anything about the shipping past present or future its all here gone is the pontfield thanks again. albert s.i.
Forum: Tankers 8th June 2008, 09:41
Replies: 128
Views: 43,289
Posted By albert.s.i
hi lads im surprised no one has memtioned the...

hi lads im surprised no one has memtioned the pontfield i was only on her 5 months 1955 paid off montevidio 9 feb 1956 with surspected pendacitis was in in hospital a week stayed in monty for three...
Forum: Port Line 29th May 2008, 12:27
Replies: 33
Views: 8,876
Posted By albert.s.i
as an ex fireman im surprised they can get men to...

as an ex fireman im surprised they can get men to shovel coal these days there must be some kind of insentive the young men these days thinks sweat is an unusual event unless there sun bathing...
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