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Search: Posts Made By: rob mcc
Forum: Houlder Brothers 20th August 2018, 01:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,495
Posted By rob mcc
worst ship i ever sailed on [i did two trips]the...

worst ship i ever sailed on [i did two trips]the brandon priory and cerinthus were a dodle by comparison
Forum: Houlder Brothers 10th May 2018, 20:05
Replies: 16
Views: 2,946
Posted By rob mcc
46 years on friday 11 for the royston grange...

46 years on friday 11 for the royston grange disaster
Forum: Houlder Brothers 25th July 2017, 22:52
Replies: 1,019
Views: 239,979
Posted By rob mcc
sailed on two ships with same name hadleys ss...

sailed on two ships with same name hadleys ss clymene and mv clymene
Forum: Houlder Brothers 10th May 2017, 03:04
Replies: 207
Views: 59,343
Posted By rob mcc
fortyfive years this month since piver plate...

fortyfive years this month since piver plate disaster so sad
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 9th April 2017, 09:36
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By rob mcc
liked him since his skifel days and saturday club...

liked him since his skifel days and saturday club one of the best
Forum: Royal Navy 7th December 2016, 21:20
Replies: 16
Views: 2,859
Posted By rob mcc
saw her leaving the tyne with her paint still wet...

saw her leaving the tyne with her paint still wet to go into service
Forum: The Engine Room 19th June 2016, 01:42
Replies: 364
Views: 121,104
Posted By rob mcc
hornby grange belfast built tanker definatly the...

hornby grange belfast built tanker definatly the worst ship i ever sailed on
Forum: Houlder Brothers 12th May 2016, 20:59
Replies: 207
Views: 59,343
Posted By rob mcc
well said jon great ship great crew such a sad...

well said jon great ship great crew such a sad end was glad to have sailed on her
Forum: Ship Research 9th April 2016, 19:48
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By rob mcc
sailed with capt minty on houlders tankers very...

sailed with capt minty on houlders tankers very quiet man one of the old school like a lot of houlders masters
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th November 2014, 01:08
Replies: 1,019
Views: 239,979
Posted By rob mcc
i know capt parkin crossed the bar a number of...

i know capt parkin crossed the bar a number of years ago but i never knew what mr batchelor did after houlders anybody know
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th November 2014, 01:03
Replies: 1,019
Views: 239,979
Posted By rob mcc
ctp d parkin and his assistant mr bachelor sent...

ctp d parkin and his assistant mr bachelor sent me to the brandon priory in november 68 they looked after me until the furness whithy destruction of houlder s they were the best personel department...
Forum: The Galley 27th November 2014, 00:43
Replies: 15
Views: 3,747
Posted By rob mcc
nice one about geordies with regards to the salt...

nice one about geordies with regards to the salt alowence engine room staff would need this amout and it really hot climates salt tablets
Forum: Houlder Brothers 4th November 2014, 01:53
Replies: 1,019
Views: 239,979
Posted By rob mcc
frank are you a photographer as a hobby

frank are you a photographer as a hobby
Forum: Say Hello 29th September 2014, 11:33
Replies: 7
Views: 1,678
Posted By rob mcc
there was at least three pubs to pass before you...

there was at least three pubs to pass before you got back to shields road PS it is part of gateshead near to hebburn
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 15th April 2014, 23:53
Replies: 5
Views: 2,976
Posted By rob mcc
the turbinia is now in the discovery museum at...

the turbinia is now in the discovery museum at newcastle the museum is well worth a visit and its free entry
Forum: Say Hello 17th February 2014, 01:23
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By rob mcc
wecome from a hebburn lad living in jarrow

wecome from a hebburn lad living in jarrow
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 27th September 2013, 01:22
Replies: 126
Views: 28,394
Posted By rob mcc
7th jan 69 boiler trouble main condencer leaks...

7th jan 69 boiler trouble main condencer leaks drifting in the pacific ocean happy birthday indeed 8 hours on maybe three hours kip for nearly four days stil dont know how istuck it for another 20...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 13th February 2013, 00:32
Replies: 1,019
Views: 239,979
Posted By rob mcc
on the subject of horse meat was there a story of...

on the subject of horse meat was there a story of two lads on one of the meat boats caught trying to take horse meat out of the royal docks thinking it was steak from the argentine
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th January 2013, 18:17
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By rob mcc
houlders meat boats were in a class of their own

houlders meat boats were in a class of their own
Forum: Houlder Brothers 11th August 2012, 00:44
Replies: 60
Views: 14,739
Posted By rob mcc
the only ship that i was on that ordered more...

the only ship that i was on that ordered more cans of thitle bond than tennents larger when taking stores
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th April 2012, 00:39
Replies: 207
Views: 59,343
Posted By rob mcc
i believe the ships bell from the royston was in...

i believe the ships bell from the royston was in the leadenhall street office i wonder where it is now
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th April 2012, 11:53
Replies: 207
Views: 59,343
Posted By rob mcc
i whish i could be there myself but that is not...

i whish i could be there myself but that is not possible but i shall be thinking of all those lost and their loved ones.quite a few of us could have been there but for the grace of god.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 15th February 2012, 00:42
Replies: 1,019
Views: 239,979
Posted By rob mcc
sailed with your dad from 1972 [brandon priory]...

sailed with your dad from 1972 [brandon priory] on various ships untill the lord kelvin 1985 afterwitch i was made redundent he was a very good C/E [and 2/E]whom i had a lot of respect for
Forum: Houlder Brothers 10th February 2012, 03:11
Replies: 112
Views: 31,950
Posted By rob mcc
having worked for houlders for anumber of years...

having worked for houlders for anumber of years and seeing some of his inovations it is only in passing that you can see what a great talant he had RIP
Forum: Houlder Brothers 10th February 2012, 03:02
Replies: 1,019
Views: 239,979
Posted By rob mcc
the pumpman was jim pugh who died on one of the...

the pumpman was jim pugh who died on one of the stolt tankers
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