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Forum: J & J Denholm 25th May 2016, 16:47
Replies: 181
Views: 42,542
Posted By steamship
Singapore.

Hi Alan,
Somebody, maybe Steve, posted a photo of you and I recognized you immediately. I always wondered what happened to you guys. I thought maybe you had gone to New Zealand. How are the twins...
Forum: J & J Denholm 10th May 2016, 19:22
Replies: 181
Views: 42,542
Posted By steamship
Singapore

Hi Alan,
Glad to hear from you. Last time I saw you you were sailing to Hong Kong from Singapore with Carol. There is a Denholms guy who seems to have some sort of trading business in Bermuda who is...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 27th March 2016, 18:21
Replies: 79
Views: 43,305
Posted By steamship
I was port engineer for seahorse. Went to Cologne...

I was port engineer for seahorse. Went to Cologne for a Deutz course and then Holland for the trials on the Cabinda Seahorse. I believe that Tidewater changed the engines out for Caterpillars...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 12th January 2016, 07:53
Replies: 102
Views: 54,581
Posted By steamship
Steamship

You're right about the sinkers! There was a LEbanese guy there who was shrimping and had a couple of rotten old Dutch trawlers. He tried
To pull some logs off the beach but they just went straight...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 8th October 2015, 17:58
Replies: 79
Views: 43,305
Posted By steamship
Anguish and Grief. I remember you guys well. Any...

Anguish and Grief. I remember you guys well. Any idea what happened to Capt. Chris Chipchase. He was what they call here in the states a "Cool Dude"
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 6th October 2015, 20:42
Replies: 79
Views: 43,305
Posted By steamship
Howardang w as Howard Anguish and he sailed...

Howardang w as Howard Anguish and he sailed together with David Grief that was a pretty crazy situation.
Forum: J & J Denholm 24th May 2015, 16:46
Replies: 865
Views: 193,228
Posted By steamship
Alan and Carol

Last I heard of them they were sailing from Singapore to Hong Kong on their yacht. Alan had a job on a construction barge. Carol had cousins, twin boys who emigrated to NZ. She talked about them...
Forum: J & J Denholm 23rd May 2015, 18:41
Replies: 865
Views: 193,228
Posted By steamship
Alan and Carol

Carol lived on the same street as me. Linn Crescent. She stayed with me in Singapore for a month or two. I lost touch after that. Are they still on the go?
Forum: J & J Denholm 23rd May 2015, 15:50
Replies: 865
Views: 193,228
Posted By steamship
Alan and carol

Was Alan from Macduff and Carol from Buckie?
Forum: Houlder Brothers 15th May 2015, 01:16
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,618
Posted By steamship
Bob. I was a junior then. A big contitigent was...

Bob. I was a junior then. A big contitigent was from Glasgoow but I cannot rememenber all their names. Willie Tennant was one. WILLIE TENNANt was one.Scots oiler got in trouble for being drunk on...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 14th May 2015, 16:38
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,618
Posted By steamship
I remember Capt. Luff. He was mad at me for going...

I remember Capt. Luff. He was mad at me for going onto the bridge wing when it was pea soup thick fog in the English Channel. Otherwise he seemed to an OK. Kind of Old Man.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 5th May 2015, 00:44
Replies: 47
Views: 10,708
Posted By steamship
Smile Capt. Luff.

Capt. Luff.
Was old style. But that was how he came up. Nice enough guy when things were going good. Relied on the system that got him up to captain.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 13th November 2014, 00:14
Replies: 10
Views: 7,116
Posted By steamship
Rajula

It appears that my information was not all quite correct about the eventual end of the Rajula. Thanks for the information Alistair. I was particularly interested in the ship as she was built in...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 12th November 2014, 00:35
Replies: 10
Views: 7,116
Posted By steamship
Hi, I never heard that she was renamed for a...

Hi, I never heard that she was renamed for a year. Who renamed her and who owned her and worked her for that last year?
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 11th November 2014, 09:38
Replies: 10
Views: 7,116
Posted By steamship
Steamship

The information I got was that the Indian govt. badly wanted to put an indian ship on that route which was the last one BI had. Anyway they pulled an inspection and the Rajula failed. They weren't...
Forum: British India Line 11th November 2014, 06:02
Replies: 32
Views: 18,710
Posted By steamship
Rajula

Wasn't the Rajula the last BI boat working the coast of India. I beleive
She was also one of the last steam recips. I worked on some steam recipe at Barclay Curles Drydock when I was serving my...
Forum: British India Line 11th November 2014, 05:47
Replies: 32
Views: 18,710
Posted By steamship
Wonderful Seychelles.

My brother K C Smith was chief with the BI for a long time. I went out to do a job for the defense force in 2001 to Victoria. The pirate arms was still there and I ate some great tuna steaks there. I...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 18th August 2014, 21:22
Replies: 95
Views: 35,255
Posted By steamship
Leonard Dawson

I knew a Len Dawson from North Shields. A heavy set guy. I think he
Had been on trawlers and then went to the Salvesen Fairtry factory boats. I heard about the sinking but had no idea he was one of...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 17th August 2014, 05:49
Replies: 29
Views: 6,988
Posted By steamship
There was a bar in Greenwich village called...

There was a bar in Greenwich village called Dante's inferno. I thought it was hilarious first time I saw it because it said "Air Conditioned"
Stewart.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 17th August 2014, 05:45
Replies: 29
Views: 6,988
Posted By steamship
Yes I sat on the veranda many times and watched...

Yes I sat on the veranda many times and watched the traffic and drank Guinness there. There was a great greek resturant there too.
Stewart.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th June 2014, 17:21
Replies: 22
Views: 6,794
Posted By steamship
Sorry to hear about Lenny. I seem to remember...

Sorry to hear about Lenny. I seem to remember being on one of the old boats with Grief and the mate was called Mourning. What about Chris Chipchase? I liked him.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 31st May 2014, 18:01
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,618
Posted By steamship
I used to know a David and Robert Menzies from...

I used to know a David and Robert Menzies from Findochty. Are you the same one?
Forum: Royal Mail Line 6th April 2014, 18:29
Replies: 34
Views: 15,091
Posted By steamship
In 78 I was in New Jersey when the Andes came in...

In 78 I was in New Jersey when the Andes came in with Japanese cars. It had been converted by Hoeg and I think Ugland had something to do with it too. The Amazon had been done by them too. T!hey had...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th February 2014, 00:27
Replies: 72
Views: 20,829
Posted By steamship
ALan

Hi there Bombersman,
Did Alan ever get back to theUK? I might be going to a wedding in Rio in June but don't know if I can make it to Santos.(Thumb)
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 13th December 2013, 18:32
Replies: 95
Views: 35,255
Posted By steamship
Ice breaker.

As I think I remember. The Polar shore was sister to the Bay Shore and had English Electric diesels. The Polar bad ice breaker class and CP props. In 74 she was damaged breaking the ice to open the...
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