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Search: Posts Made By: dondoncarp
Forum: Say Hello 22nd June 2015, 21:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By dondoncarp
hiya Gaza I know this is an old thread but its...

hiya Gaza
I know this is an old thread but its martin the other deck boy on Tidespring.
get in touch mate, there is quite a lot of us keeping in touch including Shane the skipper, most of us are on...
Forum: Shell 2nd December 2013, 23:12
Replies: 20
Views: 7,000
Posted By dondoncarp
only name comes to mind from northia is Dave...

only name comes to mind from northia is Dave (thora) herd Bosun
Forum: Nautical Colleges 15th April 2013, 20:37
Replies: 600
Views: 171,633
Posted By dondoncarp
I was deck T class from october 81,a lot of snow...

I was deck T class from october 81,a lot of snow if i remember
had a lad from NI in my class,eamon mulholland i think his name was,a stiff little fingers fan
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 9th April 2013, 15:44
Replies: 5
Views: 1,645
Posted By dondoncarp
RFA/MN crew bar reunion

https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/438364822877149/?fref=ts
Forum: Shell 17th March 2013, 00:06
Replies: 26
Views: 11,594
Posted By dondoncarp
Tricula and northia 83/84

Tricula and northia 83/84
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th March 2013, 23:14
Replies: 56
Views: 14,281
Posted By dondoncarp
joined servia in Birkenhead when they all got...

joined servia in Birkenhead when they all got charters,was great getting back on the banana run after the flagging out of Fyffes
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th January 2013, 19:39
Replies: 11
Views: 3,560
Posted By dondoncarp
I done nearly 2 years on her 85/86ish,budgie was...

I done nearly 2 years on her 85/86ish,budgie was still bosun Bob hanson was an AB,he married a russian,he used to have long hair and a sweat band,Tim Masters was relief bosun,bear with the footage on...
Forum: Ferries 19th December 2012, 00:36
Replies: 2
Views: 2,222
Posted By dondoncarp
A fine Vessel that i had the pleasure of working...

A fine Vessel that i had the pleasure of working on,brilliant for dover/calais...wiil be interesting to see how she does on that run
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 15th October 2012, 10:08
Replies: 21
Views: 3,770
Posted By dondoncarp
great news.well done :)

great news.well done :)
Forum: Nautical Colleges 18th May 2012, 21:05
Replies: 600
Views: 171,633
Posted By dondoncarp
was there oct 81 til feb 82 t-class deck,1st trip...

was there oct 81 til feb 82 t-class deck,1st trip RFA Tidespring Falklands War
Forum: Say Hello 18th May 2010, 16:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,550
Posted By dondoncarp
Hi kevin and welcome...i only sailed on one...

Hi kevin and welcome...i only sailed on one fyffes ship "Mazatec" 1982-83,ssome names i remember are Bill n Ben (bosun and chippy)freddie George(bosun) ABs spinney norman,alfie lawrence,also ludo...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd February 2010, 12:07
Replies: 6
Views: 2,858
Posted By dondoncarp
After the demize of Hoverspeed,a couple of months...

After the demize of Hoverspeed,a couple of months later i got a call to take the france from sunderland dry dock(where she was layed up with seacat scotland)down to tilbury.
The move by...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st January 2010, 20:13
Replies: 4
Views: 1,211
Posted By dondoncarp
Sorry to be cynical...but P&o is just a brand...

Sorry to be cynical...but P&o is just a brand exploited by the boardroom at the time like most these days
Forum: Computers and The Internet 31st December 2009, 15:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,511
Posted By dondoncarp
had this problem....google for a program called...

had this problem....google for a program called super anti spyware....its free and gets rid of it
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th October 2009, 16:14
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By dondoncarp
High ray yes she has all year...

High ray
yes she has all year round...originnally that was the plan on dover/boulogne
Forum: Ferries 30th September 2009, 20:36
Replies: 6
Views: 2,192
Posted By dondoncarp
plug pulled on LD lines norman Arrow dover/boulogne

the 112 metre hull 66 incat introduced in a blaze of glory on the dover/boulogne route for LD Lines is being layed up in pompey for the winter,and next year it is antisipated it will be used on the...
Forum: Ferries 24th August 2009, 22:14
Replies: 25
Views: 6,347
Posted By dondoncarp
I was on the Hengist at folkestone for 9...

I was on the Hengist at folkestone for 9 months....good times!!!
Forum: Ferries 16th August 2009, 20:10
Replies: 25
Views: 6,347
Posted By dondoncarp
The herald had outside decks at the stern,but...

The herald had outside decks at the stern,but also had boat decks on both sides from aft mooring gates to fwd mooring gates,the trend towards MES systems is its easier and cheaper to train any crew...
Forum: Ferries 6th August 2009, 12:09
Replies: 25
Views: 6,347
Posted By dondoncarp
they have flaps at points on the way down to slow...

they have flaps at points on the way down to slow your decent.
The boats are fast rescue boats (FRB).
some of the ships have the marin ark...others use MES slides similar to aircraft
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd August 2009, 08:23
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By dondoncarp
The same supposed company who reckoned they`d...

The same supposed company who reckoned they`d secured the spirit of ontario fast craft for the dover run a few years ago,no money came forward despite saying it was there.
Also it seams a bit late...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd July 2009, 12:56
Replies: 22
Views: 7,905
Posted By dondoncarp
just dug out a few pics of the model of her,ile...

just dug out a few pics of the model of her,ile post them.regards martin
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th July 2009, 15:20
Replies: 19
Views: 2,485
Posted By dondoncarp
some ships have category A,And category B below...

some ships have category A,And category B below deck watertight doors or similar systems.
Catergory A maybe opened for only long enough to pass through,B can be left opened but un obstructed
It...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd June 2009, 10:19
Replies: 22
Views: 6,593
Posted By dondoncarp
RE-Fuelled europic wfrom tidespring during the...

RE-Fuelled europic wfrom tidespring during the war...if you search for Europic in the gallery,ive posted a pic of her while RAS
regards
martin
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th May 2009, 19:30
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By dondoncarp
what a great story..thanks for posting the...

what a great story..thanks for posting the link(Thumb)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th May 2009, 18:17
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By dondoncarp
we used to do it on a regualar basis at dover...

we used to do it on a regualar basis at dover with kent fire brigade...good experiance
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