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Search: Posts Made By: Fergus 62
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 24th June 2017, 17:39
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By Fergus 62
Hugh and Rodger Unbelievable !! Thank you so...

Hugh and Rodger
Unbelievable !! Thank you so much. I will see my friend next week and can't wait to see his reaction. You have both gone to so much trouble and it is much appreciated, a true...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 24th June 2017, 15:46
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By Fergus 62
FAO Rodger Griffiths - Thanks for the extract you...

FAO Rodger Griffiths - Thanks for the extract you posted, do you have access to the next pages detailing voyage after ship departed Gibraltar as it was the that she was sunk off Portugal and we think...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 24th June 2017, 14:52
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By Fergus 62
Gentlemen All I am deeply indebted to each of...

Gentlemen All
I am deeply indebted to each of you for the information you have passed, I will pass it on and know it will be appreciated. One last request - does anyone know where I could obtain a...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 24th June 2017, 10:11
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By Fergus 62
Looking for crew list 'Fort Babine' WW2 Casualty

I am presently assisting a friend to trace the loss of his grandfather who was a crew member on the 'Fort Babine' (Ben Line Mangers). The ship was sunk off the coast of Portugal on 13.September.1943...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 29th September 2012, 20:12
Replies: 8
Views: 2,053
Posted By Fergus 62
Thanks Peter - got it taped for another day ...

Thanks Peter - got it taped for another day

Regards
Fergus62
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 26th September 2012, 17:18
Replies: 8
Views: 2,053
Posted By Fergus 62
Please confirm channel - according to my "Sky...

Please confirm channel - according to my "Sky Planner" "Great British Ghosts" is on Yesterday Channel 1000 pm Thurs 27.Sept
Tks Fergus 62
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th March 2012, 21:28
Replies: 7
Views: 2,123
Posted By Fergus 62
Any of you gentlemen on "City of Glasgow" Aug63 -...

Any of you gentlemen on "City of Glasgow" Aug63 - Jan64 and Jun65 - Oct65 both Far East trips ? Somewhere in the back of my memory Richard Perkiss' name rings a bell.

Fergus 62
Forum: Say Hello 2nd March 2012, 21:04
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By Fergus 62
Hi Speady Sailed on the "City of Winchester"...

Hi Speady
Sailed on the "City of Winchester" 10.March.64 to 2.March.65 - uk coast followed by double MANZ run signing off in Halifax. I'm afraid my memory doesn't recall yourself after over 40 years...
Forum: Ferries 30th June 2009, 16:26
Replies: 0
Views: 795
Posted By Fergus 62
Stena Discovery

Heard on Belfast waterfront today that the "Stena Discovery" now without all Stena markings except upper name board, will move off the H & W fitting out quay, where she has been for many months, on...
Forum: Ship Research 28th June 2009, 19:10
Replies: 17
Views: 3,091
Posted By Fergus 62
Sailed on her many times when a kid on holidays...

Sailed on her many times when a kid on holidays in Clyde area. I would think those experiences at an impressionable did much to direct me to sea at 16.
She was built 1933 as "Queen Mary" by Wm Denny...
Forum: Ellerman 22nd June 2009, 18:29
Replies: 6
Views: 2,113
Posted By Fergus 62
Slight variation from this thread, but based on...

Slight variation from this thread, but based on sons of TV actors, 45 years on and I shamefully cannot remember his name, but I recall sailing with the son of the actor who played a detective in Z...
Forum: Ferries 13th May 2009, 12:05
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By Fergus 62
Thanks for that Ferry Man Fergus 62(Thumb)

Thanks for that Ferry Man

Fergus 62(Thumb)
Forum: Ferries 12th May 2009, 13:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By Fergus 62
Stena Discovery

This HSS vessel has been lying at Harland and Wolff for well over a year now following her withdrawal from her North Sea route Harwich - Hook of Holland.
Over the past few weeks she has dry docked...
Forum: The Bridge 27th March 2009, 16:57
Replies: 83
Views: 5,784
Posted By Fergus 62
Gentlemen A slight deviation but still on the...

Gentlemen
A slight deviation but still on the subject of flags. In my distant memory I recall when transiting the Elbe inbound to Hamburg in the 1960s there was a bar/sailing club or the like on the...
Forum: Ellerman 26th March 2009, 22:27
Replies: 4
Views: 2,928
Posted By Fergus 62
John Blackie

I sailed with a Second Mate called John Blackie on the City of Glasgow in 1965 UK - Far East. Is that the same person you are referring to?

Regards

Fergus 62
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th January 2009, 23:27
Replies: 102
Views: 46,563
Posted By Fergus 62
For Spikesdad I sailed with a John...

For Spikesdad

I sailed with a John Blackie approx 1965. He was Second Mate on the "City of Glasgow" - Far East run. Good bloke from what I remember.

Fergus 62
Forum: Ellerman 1st January 2009, 08:40
Replies: 189
Views: 45,250
Posted By Fergus 62
Alex Thanks for that, name means nothing to me....

Alex
Thanks for that, name means nothing to me.

Happy New Year to you (Thumb)

Regards
Fergus 62
Forum: Ellerman 21st December 2008, 13:41
Replies: 189
Views: 45,250
Posted By Fergus 62
Cheers Ian Trust your health continues to...

Cheers Ian
Trust your health continues to improve, have a Happy and Healthy Christmas and New Year

Ronnie
Forum: Ellerman 20th December 2008, 08:38
Replies: 189
Views: 45,250
Posted By Fergus 62
Ian As the saying goes "The boy did well !!" ...

Ian
As the saying goes "The boy did well !!"

Thanks, but your crew lists are after the date I was looking for but would be interested if you could scan City of Bedford and City of Glasgow from...
Forum: Ellerman 18th December 2008, 14:12
Replies: 189
Views: 45,250
Posted By Fergus 62
Ian What year do your lists go back to ? ...

Ian

What year do your lists go back to ?

Regards

Ronnie
Forum: Ellerman 18th December 2008, 14:09
Replies: 28
Views: 6,710
Posted By Fergus 62
Alex/DCR I am fascinated by the ongoing...

Alex/DCR

I am fascinated by the ongoing story re City of Toronto as I left Ellermans only a few years before the incident and some of the names ring a bell somewhere.
Who was the Master at the...
Forum: Ship Research 30th October 2008, 14:08
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By Fergus 62
Mark Thanks for that, no sure if its the artist...

Mark
Thanks for that, no sure if its the artist I am looking for, however I ll dig into it and thoroughly check it out. Thanks for lead.
Also congratulations and well done re new Gallery of Marine...
Forum: Ship Research 29th October 2008, 22:48
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By Fergus 62
American marine artist "Kelly"

During the past summer I saw quite a lot of marine artwork by an Americam artist called Kelly. I cannot find a web site with his details/work. His pictures were very atmospheric and haunting. Has...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 22nd July 2008, 14:13
Replies: 34
Views: 3,092
Posted By Fergus 62
I seem to remember the the "referred to...

I seem to remember the the "referred to gentlemen" had a strong dislike to having their photograph taken. I recall a passenger attempting to take a photo and an altercation developing which was...
Forum: Ellerman 26th April 2008, 21:24
Replies: 9
Views: 2,223
Posted By Fergus 62
Andy I thing at long last you,ve jogged my...

Andy

I thing at long last you,ve jogged my memory on this one.
I thing you're right with the name Palmer, wouldnt be 100% on Ken though.
Great guy to have had around and the victim of a tragic...
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