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Search: Posts Made By: Tony Drury
Forum: Ellerman 8th December 2019, 18:07
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Tony Drury
Welcome Bill - your name doesnt ring a bell but...

Welcome Bill - your name doesnt ring a bell but then they never do!!! Was with Ellermans during this period so our paths may have crossed
Forum: The Galley 5th November 2019, 11:43
Replies: 34
Views: 2,914
Posted By Tony Drury
saudi Aahhhh now that was progress - the...

saudi

Aahhhh now that was progress - the benefits of progress the Arkas!

But going back to galleys I seem to remember we used to get a sandwich box for the night watch (had done away with night...
Forum: The Galley 4th November 2019, 17:35
Replies: 34
Views: 2,914
Posted By Tony Drury
I recall Ellerman Line vessels built in the 50s...

I recall Ellerman Line vessels built in the 50s and 60s had three galleys. Other than the big four (which had about 120 pax?) a few carried 12 pax. However, come the early 70s and after the sale of...
Forum: Ellerman 1st November 2019, 17:20
Replies: 24
Views: 6,942
Posted By Tony Drury
I did an FRC course at Gravesend about 15 years...

I did an FRC course at Gravesend about 15 years ago and I see, to remember there was a full sized ship model of the Egyptian in the reception.
Forum: Bank Line 19th August 2019, 08:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,762
Posted By Tony Drury
Waighty - the fog clears a bit more and believe...

Waighty - the fog clears a bit more and believe you are correct about the hatch wheels dipping down. Trying to put hatch wheels to a ship ater these many years and the number of varieties aroubd,...
Forum: Bank Line 16th August 2019, 16:06
Replies: 14
Views: 1,762
Posted By Tony Drury
Challenging questions! from my memory (and that...

Challenging questions! from my memory (and that is not all that reliable) and from articles in 'The Bank Line' regarding the building of hull 907 (Troutbank);

1. Hatches on the main deck will be...
Forum: Passenger Liners 1st May 2019, 15:40
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By Tony Drury
My First Ships

After a bit of research I have now pinned down dates for my first two ships to add to my 'career'

I departed Liverpool for Ceylon onboard the HMT Devonshire (with mother and brothers of course!)...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th April 2019, 11:39
Replies: 3
Views: 1,805
Posted By Tony Drury
unlucky Saf Marine - didnt the S Oranjeland also...

unlucky Saf Marine - didnt the S Oranjeland also come to grief of the entrance to East London in 1974?
Forum: Say Hello 27th December 2018, 11:08
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Tony Drury
I was filling in time on the Carchester for 2...

I was filling in time on the Carchester for 2 weeks in december 76 prior to goignt o college for Mates.

Strangely she had come under Ellermans Management (odd because Ellermans had no other bulk...
Forum: Elder Dempster 28th November 2018, 10:27
Replies: 32
Views: 9,752
Posted By Tony Drury
Oh you snowflake you!!!

Oh you snowflake you!!!
Forum: Elder Dempster 27th November 2018, 16:00
Replies: 32
Views: 9,752
Posted By Tony Drury
Stunning likeness - one of them must have been...

Stunning likeness - one of them must have been photoshopped!!!!
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd November 2018, 14:55
Replies: 32
Views: 9,752
Posted By Tony Drury
Founfd this website online - The Congo Cook Book ...

Founfd this website online - The Congo Cook Book

http://www.congocookbook.com/recipe_indexes/red_palm_oil.html

Maybe useful............
Forum: The Radio Room 30th September 2018, 09:56
Replies: 349
Views: 96,142
Posted By Tony Drury
Joe Also remember LM for bottles of Lagoste...

Joe

Also remember LM for bottles of Lagoste (think it was a wine imported from Portugal so drinkable?) and peri peri prawns.

The hangovers probably came from cocktailing drinkable wine with...
Forum: The Bridge 17th September 2018, 14:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,950
Posted By Tony Drury
Sounds about right and I cannot remember any...

Sounds about right and I cannot remember any additional lashings. However, later davit sets had docking/locking pins (although not sure they were there in the early 70s) - effectively the boat was...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 26th August 2018, 11:10
Replies: 20
Views: 3,654
Posted By Tony Drury
Spot on Joe and Alan - my memory is aging faster...

Spot on Joe and Alan - my memory is aging faster than yours lol
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 25th August 2018, 10:18
Replies: 20
Views: 3,654
Posted By Tony Drury
Coming back to me - I think the piece of pierced...

Coming back to me - I think the piece of pierced shell plating was on display in the ships bar?
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 25th August 2018, 10:13
Replies: 20
Views: 3,654
Posted By Tony Drury
I think the Ellerman ship was City of St Albans -...

I think the Ellerman ship was City of St Albans - was hit somewhere near the bar?
Forum: Ellerman 12th July 2018, 11:08
Replies: 31
Views: 4,532
Posted By Tony Drury
Alan Not sure which the No 1 glass is - my...

Alan

Not sure which the No 1 glass is - my preference is for bigger is best lol.

I have the pursers clock from City of Singapore - bought it on eBay from the last purser O/B (have to dig out...
Forum: Ellerman 4th July 2018, 14:57
Replies: 31
Views: 4,532
Posted By Tony Drury
Nice one Ian - I suspect there are a lot of...

Nice one Ian - I suspect there are a lot of Ellermans guys here with loads of things stashed but not forgotten.......
Forum: The Galley 6th May 2018, 11:36
Replies: 12
Views: 3,348
Posted By Tony Drury
Using the trusty 'Nautical Cookery Book for the...

Using the trusty 'Nautical Cookery Book for the use of Stewards and Cooks of Cargo Vessels (a bargain at 5/6 from m Brown Son & Ferguson, 1949 Edition)

This gives a receipt for that sophisticated...
Forum: Ellerman 15th April 2018, 10:28
Replies: 36
Views: 6,721
Posted By Tony Drury
SaudiSid Spot on with that we did Europe to...

SaudiSid

Spot on with that we did Europe to India/Bangladesh via the Cape - was a good trip. Still got all my discharges and although not in front of me right now I am sure Capt Salter gave me an...
Forum: Ellerman 14th April 2018, 15:01
Replies: 36
Views: 6,721
Posted By Tony Drury
I sailed with Capt Salter in the early 70s - a...

I sailed with Capt Salter in the early 70s - a real gentleman.

Fantastic footage and much appreciated
Forum: Brocklebank Line 24th November 2017, 11:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,428
Posted By Tony Drury
Sounds like this maybe dry mince curry - and kind...

Sounds like this maybe dry mince curry - and kind of sweep up of all the left over odds and ends with peas?
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 11th November 2016, 18:32
Replies: 29
Views: 2,189
Posted By Tony Drury
Music is such an important part of a seafarers...

Music is such an important part of a seafarers life!! Deep sea in the 70s the entertainment was the Beeb World Service, Walports movie nights over hatch 4, 8 track in the bar ..... music and...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 11th November 2016, 15:30
Replies: 29
Views: 2,189
Posted By Tony Drury
Another great loss....................

Another great loss....................
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