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Search: Posts Made By: dixie dean
Forum: Tramp Steamers 6th September 2019, 14:46
Replies: 22
Views: 8,346
Posted By dixie dean
Two other ABson the Baskerville Valentine...

Two other ABson the Baskerville Valentine King,and John Mopel, he was from Eastern Europe.
Forum: Cunard 28th February 2017, 16:40
Replies: 62
Views: 25,276
Posted By dixie dean
SPO was Dave cant just think of his surname,

SPO was Dave cant just think of his surname,
Forum: Cunard 28th February 2017, 16:27
Replies: 62
Views: 25,276
Posted By dixie dean
SPO was Dave cant just think of his surname,

SPO was Dave cant just think of his surname,
Forum: Tramp Steamers 25th February 2017, 16:00
Replies: 22
Views: 8,346
Posted By dixie dean
Hi Colin,What was the bosuns name? great guy who...

Hi Colin,What was the bosuns name? great guy who helped me a lot,only AB I remember was a lad called Ron,captain was a chap callwd I think Robin Goodfellow.
Forum: Tramp Steamers 23rd February 2017, 11:15
Replies: 86
Views: 32,051
Posted By dixie dean
being chippy on the Cunard Princess,my sounding...

being chippy on the Cunard Princess,my sounding rod got stuck at the bottom of the sounding pipe,after a hard tug the rod came free only for me to find half the links at the bottom of the rod...
Forum: Cunard 21st February 2017, 16:29
Replies: 62
Views: 25,276
Posted By dixie dean
Chap you are on about is Dave Cameron,hotel...

Chap you are on about is Dave Cameron,hotel services engineer,married Jackie from the bureau, had a shop in Road Town Tortola called best Of British,just sold the business and retired.
Forum: Cunard 21st February 2017, 16:23
Replies: 62
Views: 25,276
Posted By dixie dean
Chap you are on about is Dave Cameron,hotel...

Chap you are on about is Dave Cameron,hotel services engineer,married Jackie from the bureau, had a shop in Road Town Tortola called best Of British,just sold the business and retired.
Forum: Cunard 20th February 2017, 16:05
Replies: 37
Views: 13,657
Posted By dixie dean
I sailed on all four ships,and stood by the...

I sailed on all four ships,and stood by the Countess and Princess in La Spezia.engineers told me the problem on the Adventurer and Ambassador was vibration causing the fuel pipes to the injectors to...
Forum: Cunard 20th February 2017, 15:43
Replies: 4
Views: 4,237
Posted By dixie dean
Yes, I was chippy on the focsle head that day...

Yes, I was chippy on the focsle head that day with Sid Franks the bosun, Carla C was just going astern into her berth when we realised all was not well as we had missed our turn into pier1,our normal...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 14th June 2016, 22:46
Replies: 22
Views: 8,346
Posted By dixie dean
Sailed on the Baskerville on my first trip to...

Sailed on the Baskerville on my first trip to sea,joined her in Manchester just after the seamans strike in 1966.Went out to Brazil light ship arriving the day England won the world cup!! brought a...
Forum: Cunard 4th February 2014, 20:41
Replies: 30
Views: 11,457
Posted By dixie dean
Got my copy of Ships Monthly a couple of weeks...

Got my copy of Ships Monthly a couple of weeks ago,very sad to see the old Cunard Adventurer is going to scrap at Alang,as the article says 42 years isn't a bad age for a ship to go to scrap,but many...
Forum: Cunard 6th January 2014, 15:51
Replies: 30
Views: 11,457
Posted By dixie dean
Hi Malcolm,seen photos and a short video taken...

Hi Malcolm,seen photos and a short video taken from a helicopter flying round the ship,the old Countes is indeed a mess.Fire has burnt all the way up from 2dk midships,including all officers accom...
Forum: The Galley 14th October 2011, 17:46
Replies: 5
Views: 2,086
Posted By dixie dean
Port Lincoln,christmas 1970,arrived in Auckland...

Port Lincoln,christmas 1970,arrived in Auckland christmas morning,as we had race horses on board we proceeded straight to our berth through a line of anchored ships.As soon as the ship tied up and...
Forum: Ship Research 15th August 2011, 21:20
Replies: 2
Views: 1,024
Posted By dixie dean
Smile dixie dean.

After looking through several old copies of sea breezes,it set me wondering,are there any old of the traditional cargo ships afloat?when I went to sea in 1966,there was so many lovely cargo ships now...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 8th April 2010, 19:30
Replies: 37
Views: 8,026
Posted By dixie dean
Hello Tonga,Maybe a bit late coming to this...

Hello Tonga,Maybe a bit late coming to this thread,it would appear we joined Tewksburyat the same time,from memory we stayed at the times square hotel prior to joining the ship,in New York August...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th October 2009, 21:05
Replies: 1,019
Views: 235,843
Posted By dixie dean
From Dixie Dean member,sailed on the oregis,dec...

From Dixie Dean member,sailed on the oregis,dec 1966to june 1967,with my mate Jjmmy or Nev Sherbourne,electrician, sadly crossed the bar several years ago.Also Tewkesbury,august 1967 til may 1968,on...
Forum: P & O 6th October 2009, 22:25
Replies: 15
Views: 2,377
Posted By dixie dean
posh club

hi from dixie dean again,dont know when posh club was started ,but but as far as im aware it has been superceded by the portus club,for every night spent on board passengers receive points which...
Forum: P & O 24th September 2009, 21:56
Replies: 15
Views: 2,377
Posted By dixie dean
dixie dean, Posh club was for frequent cruisers...

dixie dean, Posh club was for frequent cruisers on P&O on certain posh club cruises freebies would be given away,diferent types of gifts depended on how many cruises completed.Passengers name and...
Forum: Say Hello 22nd September 2009, 22:31
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By dixie dean
dixie dean

Hi,I am a new member of ships nostalgia, was a chippy from 1966 to 1997,working for canatlantic,houlders, blue funnel,port line,cunard and p&o.had a great laugh when I found montys thread,what great...
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