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Forum: The Engine Room 7th June 2019, 23:06
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By forthbridge
Sorry to hear about Jackie

Sorry to hear about Jackie
Forum: Ben Line 15th March 2019, 00:10
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By forthbridge
Retired Ben Line Electrical officers

A group of retired Ben Line Electrical Officers were spotted having lunch together in Dunfermline today.
Forum: Ben Line 15th March 2019, 00:04
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By forthbridge
Sad to hear that

Sad to hear that
Forum: Ben Line 2nd January 2019, 23:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By forthbridge
Happy New Year to all ex Ben Line

Happy New Year to all ex Ben Line
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th December 2018, 23:38
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By forthbridge
Hmrc

I got a similar call from someone claiming to be officer ?????????? of HM she left a message on my voicemail revenue and customs. As I never answer calls on my mobile unless I know who they are from...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 17th November 2018, 23:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,488
Posted By forthbridge
Problems in Malaysia may have settled down by...

Problems in Malaysia may have settled down by that time but two cadets in Benn Line were murdered by terrorists around then
Forum: Ben Line 14th August 2018, 23:04
Replies: 5
Views: 1,858
Posted By forthbridge
I sailed with him on Benvrackie many years ago. I...

I sailed with him on Benvrackie many years ago. I think sometime in the early 1960s
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 9th July 2018, 00:21
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By forthbridge
Disgusted to find from Social Media that...

Disgusted to find from Social Media that President Trump is claiming credit for his part in the rescue
Forum: Ben Line 22nd May 2018, 00:22
Replies: 21
Views: 3,664
Posted By forthbridge
Remember being there in the early 1960s, found...

Remember being there in the early 1960s, found our wayto the . local bar called "toneys place" remember that the toilet had a sign gentlemens comfort room but was rather spoiled when yo got inside by...
Forum: Ship Research 13th March 2018, 00:37
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By forthbridge
Other thing is that probably ships power supplies...

Other thing is that probably ships power supplies were DC around that time and well into the sixties while the type of products you talk about were acACIt may be on the newer passenger ships that an...
Forum: Ben Line 10th December 2017, 02:46
Replies: 0
Views: 1,490
Posted By forthbridge
Hugh Finnigan

From the obituaries in the Courier today

Hugh Finnigan died on December 7th 2017

From the information given I think this is the Hugh who was a Chief Electrician with Ben Line for many years,...
Forum: Ben Line 12th September 2017, 16:35
Replies: 2
Views: 1,274
Posted By forthbridge
Sorry to hear about this. Last time I saaw him...

Sorry to hear about this. Last time I saaw him was about two years ago at a memorial service.
Forum: The Engine Room 8th April 2017, 19:28
Replies: 83
Views: 14,804
Posted By forthbridge
The laws are different dependant on the part of...

The laws are different dependant on the part of UK you live in. In Scotland and Northern Ireland there is compensation for pleural plaques in England and Wales there is none. I found I got very good...
Forum: Ben Line 8th April 2017, 19:20
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By forthbridge
Recognise several of them but they looked a lot...

Recognise several of them but they looked a lot older by the time I sailed with them.
Forum: Ben Line 8th April 2017, 19:07
Replies: 21
Views: 3,185
Posted By forthbridge
I think Captain B was probably Captain Powell who...

I think Captain B was probably Captain Powell who came from Ellermans and was one of the early captains on Benarkle which came from Ellermans as City of Poona. Cant be certain as it is over 45 years...
Forum: Ben Line 15th February 2017, 22:40
Replies: 12
Views: 3,183
Posted By forthbridge
I have found the 1955 book and realise it will...

I have found the 1955 book and realise it will take longer to find this information than I thought.
Forum: Ben Line 14th February 2017, 03:10
Replies: 12
Views: 3,183
Posted By forthbridge
I think I have both of these books somewhere, I...

I think I have both of these books somewhere, I will look tomorrow
Forum: The Radio Room 8th February 2017, 19:24
Replies: 54
Views: 5,003
Posted By forthbridge
That is the one that I was taught in the radio...

That is the one that I was taught in the radio department at Rosyrh Dockyard in the mid 1950.


As far as standards go the most people here were probably taught was BS 1852 this later evolved in...
Forum: Shell 18th January 2017, 16:22
Replies: 1
Views: 1,918
Posted By forthbridge
BP still have them. Only dealings I have had is a...

BP still have them. Only dealings I have had is a visit or phone call once a year but is comforting to know that they are there particularly as I get older.
Forum: Ben Line 1st January 2017, 23:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By forthbridge
All the best for 2017 to everyone. Dave...

All the best for 2017 to everyone.

Dave Toshack
Forum: Say Hello 30th December 2016, 23:58
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By forthbridge
I have sent you a private message

I have sent you a private message
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 17th December 2016, 23:23
Replies: 13
Views: 3,299
Posted By forthbridge
I remember in the early 1960s in Ben Line an...

I remember in the early 1960s in Ben Line an Electrician disappeared from one of their ships Seems he had an argument with one of the Chinese crew a few days before. There was another case of a Chief...
Forum: Ben Line 7th November 2016, 18:58
Replies: 12
Views: 3,183
Posted By forthbridge
Hi Ian, a little more information on that trip to...

Hi Ian, a little more information on that trip to tie the time line down. We signed on on 3rd June 1961 in London and paid off in Antwerp on 26th October 1961 so it would be between those dates that...
Forum: Ben Line 2nd November 2016, 22:49
Replies: 12
Views: 3,183
Posted By forthbridge
My only encounter with him was in the early 1960s...

My only encounter with him was in the early 1960s when he was Chief Officer on Benvorlich. Captain Pryde who was Master at the time had to be taken off to hospital in a far east port (I think...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 7th June 2016, 04:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,266
Posted By forthbridge
Saga Holidays New Cruise Ship

While browsing the Saga website looking for something else I found information on the new cruise ship (possibly two) which they are having built at Meyer Werft.
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