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Search: Posts Made By: timo
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 8th June 2018, 21:54
Replies: 82
Views: 25,298
Posted By timo
Just heard that Brian Tyrell passed away last...

Just heard that Brian Tyrell passed away last week, he was skipper with Stirlings for a good few year.
Forum: Say Hello 1st February 2018, 20:13
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By timo
Try facebook. Look for the group,Grimsby Fishing...

Try facebook. Look for the group,Grimsby Fishing history, theres some knowledgeable folk on the site.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th July 2017, 20:47
Replies: 13
Views: 3,078
Posted By timo
I see on a facebook site that Ray passed away in...

I see on a facebook site that Ray passed away in the last day or two. Rest in peace Ray.
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 24th February 2017, 20:13
Replies: 98
Views: 43,059
Posted By timo
I was on the Oil Tracer when she was running as...

I was on the Oil Tracer when she was running as the Balder Grip and the British Viking in the early/mid 80's out of Aberdeen and Peterhead, she had lifeboats, totally enclosed ones.
Forum: Coasters 5th July 2015, 18:42
Replies: 28
Views: 11,129
Posted By timo
I seem to remember HQ was an upstairs room in a...

I seem to remember HQ was an upstairs room in a now disappeared building on Grimsby's west side Royal Dock, Roger Clarke who used to work in the pool at Grimsby was in charge of the crewing. Pat...
Forum: Say Hello 9th April 2015, 12:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By timo
I'm not sure dredgers carry 2nd...

I'm not sure dredgers carry 2nd mates.........Skipper and mate doing 6 hours on 6 hours off with a dredgemaster on each watch with them. I may be wrong so its worth checking out.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th March 2015, 00:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,776
Posted By timo
International pool. Rotterdam.

Often used to hear about this pool, based in Rotterdam, I never actually sailed with anyone from that pool but plenty of guys seemed to know about it, can anyone shed anymore light on this, how did...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 17th February 2015, 22:09
Replies: 18
Views: 5,214
Posted By timo
I was on supply boats early 83 to late 85 running...

I was on supply boats early 83 to late 85 running to the Ninian from Aberdeen, not much in the way of H&S in those days, open top rubbish skips that turned into floating boats in bad weather, small...
Forum: Ship Research 19th November 2014, 21:49
Replies: 20
Views: 7,411
Posted By timo
Just read the book, I found the 1941 print in a...

Just read the book, I found the 1941 print in a bookshop, good read of an era never to be seen again.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 2nd September 2014, 21:27
Replies: 1
Views: 1,248
Posted By timo
You might want to try facebook, and look at the...

You might want to try facebook, and look at the Grimsby Fishing History group, you could well get an answer there. :-)
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 16th July 2014, 21:34
Replies: 58
Views: 17,394
Posted By timo
Nice one, good slide show Mike, I was AB on the...

Nice one, good slide show Mike, I was AB on the Weg when we went to Tunis, Sidon, Genoa, Le Havre and Cherbourg, paid off in Goole. Good trip.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 6th June 2014, 12:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,984
Posted By timo
Facebook has a group, Hull Fishermans History,...

Facebook has a group, Hull Fishermans History, over 3000 members, you may get some info off there.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th May 2014, 21:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,543
Posted By timo
Ship Handling.

Which masters have the most difficult ships to handle and dock, Anchor handler skippers are good, bearing in mind lots of power/thrust for small vessels,in my opinion, ferry and RORO skippers...
Forum: Say Hello 21st February 2014, 14:32
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By timo
There's a Bay Boat page on facebook...

There's a Bay Boat page on facebook mate........just put Bay Boats into the fb searchbar.
Forum: Say Hello 27th January 2014, 13:18
Replies: 9
Views: 2,646
Posted By timo
Facebook has a group Grimsby Cleethorpes...

Facebook has a group Grimsby Cleethorpes history club...... hundreds of pics but there is a few of Doigs in among them.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th December 2013, 22:14
Replies: 17
Views: 4,360
Posted By timo
I never sailed with him but heard his name...

I never sailed with him but heard his name mentioned a lot while working for Swires, no one had a bad word to say about him, a proper 'old school' north sea skipper.
Forum: Ship Research 14th December 2013, 00:17
Replies: 46
Views: 14,945
Posted By timo
I knew 2 lads on the Hullgate, EDH called Phil...

I knew 2 lads on the Hullgate, EDH called Phil and a deck boy called Tim. A good 10 years after that explosion Tim went to hospital for some trivial ear problem and the doc pulled out a piece of...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th December 2013, 16:27
Replies: 17
Views: 4,360
Posted By timo
Think he was skipper with Swires as well on the...

Think he was skipper with Swires as well on the Pacific Frontier.
Forum: Say Hello 23rd June 2013, 16:38
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By timo
Try googling fleetwood trawlers and a site called...

Try googling fleetwood trawlers and a site called the bosuns watch should come up, plenty of info on there.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 9th May 2013, 14:41
Replies: 21
Views: 3,506
Posted By timo
I remember being told that in the 70's early 80's...

I remember being told that in the 70's early 80's there was certain airlines that refused to carry crew from Blue Star and Ben Line due to their 'rowdy' behaviour on the planes......I dont know if...
Forum: Clan Line 9th April 2013, 15:09
Replies: 9
Views: 4,542
Posted By timo
The Reefers Edinburgh Universal and Stirling...

The Reefers Edinburgh Universal and Stirling Universal were UK flagged and crewed by ex B&C crews. That would be about 1981 till about 1984. I think the Edinburgh Universal may have had a name change...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 4th April 2013, 08:01
Replies: 54
Views: 13,298
Posted By timo
No Dean......I was on the Sally Sky most of that...

No Dean......I was on the Sally Sky most of that 7 years.......did the last 6 month on the Star, I don't know if Pentmarine had anything to do with the Hong Kong side of things, never see their name...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 3rd April 2013, 12:01
Replies: 54
Views: 13,298
Posted By timo
I was on the Wallems payroll from 1990 to 1997,...

I was on the Wallems payroll from 1990 to 1997, they crewed the channel ferries Sally Sky and Sally Star. Geoff Shimmin was the guy that over see everything from the Isle of Man office. It my first...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th March 2013, 23:25
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By timo
I use Microsoft security essentials.....its free...

I use Microsoft security essentials.....its free and easy to install.
Forum: Say Hello 27th March 2013, 11:31
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By timo
If you go on facebook there's a group....Grimsby...

If you go on facebook there's a group....Grimsby fishing history....I'm sure there'll be a pic or two of the Royal Lincs .....and probably a few guys who knew/sailed with your granddad.
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