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Search: Posts Made By: Succour
Forum: Coasters 6th September 2019, 07:34
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By Succour
London registered Coaster Thomas Coulson

Hello S/N Members

Could anyone help me find out more about this ship shown at the end of the you tube video showing life on the tyne in the what I guess to be the 1950's

Any info would be...
Forum: Container Vessels 29th December 2018, 05:02
Replies: 17
Views: 4,483
Posted By Succour
OCL Container ships

Seasons greetings to all the lads and lassies who contribute to SN.

My recollection on Liverpool Bay and Kowloon Bay was around 300 TPD

Seemed to take an age to pump.

Cheers

Succour
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 22nd December 2018, 07:40
Replies: 9
Views: 2,442
Posted By Succour
Abandoned Historical Documents

Same happened at Taylors' Foundry when it closed down.

Just further up the Dock Road from TDE.

Some Classic Metalurgy Text Books too.

Still saddens me to this day.

"What is a mans son to...
Forum: Ship Research 7th October 2018, 22:37
Replies: 120
Views: 43,095
Posted By Succour
Old Ships

The MV Doulos is the world’s oldest active ocean-faring passenger ship since 1914. She is now owned by the German charity Gute Bücher für Alle (Good Books for All), and is used as a floating...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th August 2018, 02:41
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By Succour
The Luxury Yacht Equanimity

Hello lads.

Making the news here in Malaysia is the luxury yacht Equanimity.
Indonesia, USA, and Malaysia involved. Malaysia suspects it is part of the 1MDB scandal.
Time will tell....
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 19th July 2018, 04:48
Replies: 0
Views: 837
Posted By Succour
Mariners Club Hong Kong

Hello lads.

Not far from where Holts Wharf used to be, was the old Mariners club in Kowloon. Members may remember the Black Pepper Steaks and Tiger beer with views of the Harbour.

I see the old...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 23rd June 2018, 03:29
Replies: 55
Views: 5,649
Posted By Succour
Gallery

Thanks to all for your efforts

Succour
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 22nd November 2017, 00:51
Replies: 2
Views: 1,743
Posted By Succour
Keith Rowland

Do any of the SN members recall a Blue Funnel chief called Keith Rowland....a man of few words but always asked kindly if anybody on the watch could make a good cup of tea.

Nice old lad.

Succour
Forum: Glen Line 11th November 2017, 17:13
Replies: 6
Views: 2,721
Posted By Succour
Steve Becket

Lads

I was the first lad to attend Steve Becket after he was burnt by steam.

I must say he was the most bravest boy i have ever met.

He asked me if he could ever make love to his wife...
Forum: Glen Line 11th November 2017, 09:39
Replies: 6
Views: 2,721
Posted By Succour
SS Glenaffric

Right enough

Willie was a real gent, he once asked me what is the most important thing in the engine room....? and then added; don't say it's me, as I don't have you down for an **** licker. I...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 9th November 2017, 03:20
Replies: 297
Views: 79,001
Posted By Succour
Kowloon Bay

Hello Edward Parry.

I feel I should know you Ed as I have an entry in my Discharge book of having joined Kowloon Bay in Southampton 2nd Dec 1972 and leaving her in Hamburg 2nd Feb 1973 can't...
Forum: Glen Line 9th November 2017, 02:47
Replies: 6
Views: 2,721
Posted By Succour
SS Glenaffric

Hello Lads.

Do any of the members remember anyone who sailed on SS Glenaffric formerly SS Nestor. I was on her but memory has failed a bit.
I think the 2nd Engineer was Willie Sutherland and 3rd...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th September 2017, 06:37
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Succour
My wife's hand phone is so old (Nokia)that the...

My wife's hand phone is so old (Nokia)that the young Chinese lad in the phone shop asked her "Where do you put the coal Missus"
We live in Malaysia.
Hang in there lads as all this stuff wasn't...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th September 2017, 10:36
Replies: 31
Views: 2,254
Posted By Succour
Wife

Thinking of you at this time Narra
Succour from Malaysia
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 1st September 2017, 06:37
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By Succour
Bikenhead Docks

Hello Lads.

Here's a nice artists impression of those famous Docks and an interesting poster of the day when the Dock accident occurred.
The painting is how I want to remember that period of my...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 1st September 2017, 06:24
Replies: 8
Views: 2,648
Posted By Succour
Old Crown Stereo Gear

Finally managed to find these images after so long.
Old age can be a challenge.
Anyway here goes....this stuff was available around 1968.
Cheers Lads.
Succour
Forum: Bank Line 31st August 2017, 07:06
Replies: 1
Views: 1,089
Posted By Succour
John

I don't know John personally
but would like to send my well wishes to him and his family.
Succour from Malaysia
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 5th June 2017, 08:57
Replies: 8
Views: 2,648
Posted By Succour
Lads sadly lost the images of the 1960's stereos...

Lads sadly lost the images of the 1960's stereos and trying to rustle up another set.
Pls be understanding as for some reason I seem to be getting a bit slower. Born 13 months after D-Day my old man...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 5th June 2017, 07:16
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By Succour
Birkenhead Docks Great Float and the Vittoria

Hello Lads
Not sure how you will feel when you see this YouTube video of a famous and familiar dock in Birkenhead with sadly not ship in sight. Neverthless it might evoke some happy memories of...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 10th February 2017, 16:19
Replies: 8
Views: 2,648
Posted By Succour
Those old Stereos

Lads

Just found this ....

May bring back a few memories

Will do when I find put how to do.

God bless you al
Forum: Ben Line 22nd December 2016, 05:13
Replies: 20
Views: 3,062
Posted By Succour
Malaysia

Hello Stuart,

I'm not a Ben line man, ( Blu Flu) but my wife who is Malaysian mentioned this morning that when she worked in a bank, in her early working years, she would be given a Ben Line...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 2nd September 2016, 15:44
Replies: 148
Views: 37,848
Posted By Succour
Lads in my cups at 72 yrs a memory ...

Lads

in my cups at 72 yrs

a memory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jjI0-qtFKU

Succour
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 30th December 2015, 05:11
Replies: 22
Views: 6,340
Posted By Succour
Hong Kong Bar Penang Pics

A few pics of the Old Joint on Chulia Street.

Next time, will take more of the guest book and the black and white snaps of runs shore.

All the Best lads for 2016.

Succour.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 26th December 2015, 13:22
Replies: 22
Views: 6,340
Posted By Succour
Hong Kong Bar

Dave

will send some pics of HK Bar

leave your email

Soccour
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 26th December 2015, 13:14
Replies: 17
Views: 5,407
Posted By Succour
old man

Dear lads

getting old but still remember

In my heart forever

Succour.
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