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Search: Posts Made By: David Williams
Forum: Bank Line 15th July 2019, 00:23
Replies: 26
Views: 2,823
Posted By David Williams
Favourite Port of Call

The best Port of Call that I ever had was Kure in Japan,called
there about seven or eight times on the Empire Orwell,the best
ship that I sailed on.
Dave Williams.
Forum: Ship Research 9th June 2019, 16:25
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By David Williams
Llanelly trader

Hi There.
I have lived in Llanelly all my life,but its now spelt
Llanelli,they changed the "y" to an "I" many years ago.
I have never come across any mention of this ship,but
I will have a...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 12th September 2018, 13:10
Replies: 41
Views: 4,239
Posted By David Williams
Fenella fielding

was she the actress with the very deep voice ?.
Dave williams
Forum: Fishing Vessels 7th September 2018, 19:52
Replies: 25
Views: 2,748
Posted By David Williams
Countries

Ooooooops.sorry,wherever it is the skipper
should be charged with some sort of crime.
Dave Williams.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 31st August 2018, 18:38
Replies: 25
Views: 2,748
Posted By David Williams
Ramming

Since when did two wrongs make a right !!!!!
Forum: Fishing Vessels 31st August 2018, 18:36
Replies: 25
Views: 2,748
Posted By David Williams
Ramming

I agree with you,but there appear to be people
who seem to think that this "ramming" is ok if
done by "ourside".
Dave Williams
Forum: Fishing Vessels 31st August 2018, 14:04
Replies: 25
Views: 2,748
Posted By David Williams
Ramming

You are right there.I saw the large English boat
ram the smaller French boat so that English should
be prosecuted.
Dave Williams
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 21st April 2018, 19:02
Replies: 41
Views: 3,323
Posted By David Williams
Denbigh castle

Hi Laurie.
You cannot pronounce it as its spelt,its a
silent "H",so pronounce it as DENBEE.
Dave Williams
Llanelli
South Wales
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 17th April 2018, 13:31
Replies: 41
Views: 3,323
Posted By David Williams
Spelling

Its not pronounced as it is spelt.Just like in English
there is......Knife...Knight...Knoll...Knave etc, to mention
just a few.
Dave Williams
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 17th April 2018, 13:06
Replies: 41
Views: 3,323
Posted By David Williams
Accents

Just like most of the English accents sound !!!!!!!
please tell us where you come from so we can
decide for ourselves how you sound.
Dave Williams
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 17th April 2018, 12:58
Replies: 41
Views: 3,323
Posted By David Williams
Denbigh castle

It is pronounced "DENBY" CASTLE
David Williams
Llanelli,South Wales
Forum: The Engine Room 13th April 2018, 19:24
Replies: 238
Views: 38,393
Posted By David Williams
Chief engineers

I sailed with a few "Chiefs" so old that they must
have qualified in the days of sail.Some of the junior
engineers had more knowledge in their little fingers.
Dave Williams
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th March 2018, 14:28
Replies: 30
Views: 3,354
Posted By David Williams
In cases like this they should bring back the...

In cases like this they should bring back the guillotean.
Dave Williams
Forum: BP Shipping 11th March 2018, 13:03
Replies: 32
Views: 5,615
Posted By David Williams
Bum boats

Was it George Robey??,I dont know if that
is the correct spelling.
Dave Williams
Forum: Say Hello 8th February 2018, 17:52
Replies: 16
Views: 2,449
Posted By David Williams
Shell

Only sailed on the one Shell tanker.Joined the LATIRUS in Swansea
then for about a week we sailed up and down the Irish Sea waiting
for orders,then for some unknown reason we put into Ellsmere Port...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 20th January 2018, 17:22
Replies: 8
Views: 2,111
Posted By David Williams
Cap badge

Hi There.
It could well be the cap badge of the
COMMONWEALTH AND DOMINION CO.

Dave Williams
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th December 2017, 16:13
Replies: 125
Views: 13,539
Posted By David Williams
Geeze,what the hell was that bang. Mayor of...

Geeze,what the hell was that bang.
Mayor of Hiroshima,
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th December 2017, 15:32
Replies: 125
Views: 13,539
Posted By David Williams
What the hell is wrong with these bloody Indians,...

What the hell is wrong with these bloody Indians,
five minutes ago they were singing and dancing.
General Custer
Forum: Houlder Brothers 14th December 2017, 23:26
Replies: 125
Views: 13,539
Posted By David Williams
Hells Bells,where is all this water coming from...

Hells Bells,where is all this water coming from Mr Mate ?.
Captain of the Titanic.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th September 2017, 17:45
Replies: 36
Views: 4,104
Posted By David Williams
Royal daffodil & soverign.

I thought that both "Royals" sailed up and down the
Thames on day trips !!!!
Dave Williams
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th September 2017, 17:42
Replies: 36
Views: 4,104
Posted By David Williams
Sailed on the LAPWING way back in the 50s, ...

Sailed on the LAPWING way back in the 50s,
great little ship.
Dave Williams
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd August 2017, 10:26
Replies: 212
Views: 13,475
Posted By David Williams
Ship collisions

Why dont we all sit back and await the outcome of the enquiry
and not try to make out who is to blame ?.
Dave Williams
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th August 2017, 18:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By David Williams
Brucie

A great loss to the entertainment world.Still amusing
after all these years without a swear word,not like some
of todays so called entertainers,who are still not funny
even with their foul...
Forum: Say Hello 15th August 2017, 18:32
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By David Williams
Hi Graham. Welcome aboard,find yourself a cosy...

Hi Graham.
Welcome aboard,find yourself a cosy berth and settle in.
I am sure that there will be people on this site that will know all about you and the ships that you sailed,I missed you,
you...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 23rd July 2017, 10:57
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,369
Posted By David Williams
Orelia

[QUOTE=duquesa;2548554]I was on there then as well[/QUOTE


Hi Ian.
I joined the ORELIA at Port Talbot,and went
to BONE in North Africa,then to IRLAM in Manchester,
then to NARVIK in NORWAY...
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