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Search: Posts Made By: Joe w
Forum: Tugs 17th August 2016, 10:31
Replies: 1
Views: 920
Posted By Joe w
contact

I would suggest you get hold of the Untied Towing and Salvage Society which is based in Hull UK which has a large selection of Steam and early diesel tug photo's. Contact would suggest Pete Best who...
Forum: Coasters 3rd August 2016, 11:50
Replies: 28
Views: 11,226
Posted By Joe w
Address oin Hull

Did the same while waiting for my cadetship to be sorted out and inviewed in an office down Scale Lane opposite Manny Arms. Also did the summer on Royalgate out of Glasson Dock with containers to...
Forum: Say Hello 14th August 2015, 07:07
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By Joe w
Smile UTC &Salvage

Hello Zoe.
The guys who worked for UTC meet every other Wednesday afternoon in the Kingston market place and many including myself sailed on Lloydsman during the cod war and from new to her sale.
I...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 23rd January 2015, 16:53
Replies: 18
Views: 11,101
Posted By Joe w
Can you name the other teachers there then:-...

Can you name the other teachers there then:- Names may be a bit wrong but you will know them memory's not as good as it was.
Bomber English
Jack Harlett PE
Spinks Physics
Dickingson ...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 20th July 2014, 12:25
Replies: 98
Views: 41,579
Posted By Joe w
Nothing wrong with being differant

Now Ray you know we were lads that were led astray by the guys in UT it was either that or die but give us good training for later life.
I would say out of the cadets who served they time with...
Forum: Say Hello 12th May 2014, 14:33
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By Joe w
Smile Jurkie

Where you at now Mick.
Heard you gone down to London.
You are still mentioned in dispatches when the lads meet up every other Wednesday in Manny Arms.
Take care
Forum: Say Hello 9th May 2014, 18:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By Joe w
Depends which Yorkshireman and Irishman you need....

Depends which Yorkshireman and Irishman you need.
I would suggest you put a thread on the tug thread as I know Pete B will be able to help you given the right information.
Good hunting
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th February 2014, 17:01
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By Joe w
If he sailed on UTC you want to try putting a...

If he sailed on UTC you want to try putting a post on the tug thread as a lot of the lads from UTC are often on site
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 1st July 2013, 13:00
Replies: 20
Views: 5,601
Posted By Joe w
wrong info.

I put down the wrong info the actual date was 28th June not July for the open day.
If you want to see the new story it is on the Hull Daily Mail website.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 29th June 2013, 22:44
Replies: 20
Views: 5,601
Posted By Joe w
How it is now

Trinity House will be closing at the end of the school year and re-locating to the old nautical college on George street and increasing the school size to six hundred.
They will be an open day for...
Forum: Shaw Savill 31st December 2012, 05:25
Replies: 3
Views: 3,907
Posted By Joe w
Wild Auk Auckland 75

Yes I was there on the Wild Auk and remember that SSA paid for the NUS guy to come out to sort it out which went down like a ton of lead I remember then Sam NUS had to come out to NZ to sort it out...
Forum: Tugs 21st December 2012, 09:08
Replies: 2
Views: 1,593
Posted By Joe w
Well have a good one Pete will be missing due to...

Well have a good one Pete will be missing due to work commitments.
To all have a good Christmas and a very good New Year.
Leaving Singapore 22nd Dec to take a FPSO Petrobras 63 to Brazil.
FYI...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th November 2012, 14:21
Replies: 44
Views: 9,351
Posted By Joe w
Smile Remember the Wegro

So you are still about all be it retired.
Do you remember the Wegro or however it was called many years ago.
Tommy Houndsworth owned it at the time. I was master on there with you for a very short...
Forum: Say Hello 24th November 2012, 14:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By Joe w
Smile Sailed on UTC

They are a number guys who were on United on this site you will have a better chance getting hold of them if you post on the Tugs forum.I myself served my time with United from 69-73 including the...
Forum: Tugs 19th October 2012, 23:44
Replies: 22
Views: 6,185
Posted By Joe w
It OK having masive bollard pull but on most rig...

It OK having masive bollard pull but on most rig you are only allowed to pull to the maximum of the padeyes that it is rigged to.
I was n a 200T bollard TUG and we were restristed to no more than...
Forum: Say Hello 14th October 2012, 23:58
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By Joe w
Smile Lots of UTC men on this site

Hi
Well you will find lots of ex.UTC men on the site.
They is a meeting of a fair few every couple of weeks in Manny arms Scale lane.
Everyone is welcome if you keep your eye on the tug forum you...
Forum: Tugs 15th August 2012, 08:18
Replies: 7
Views: 2,498
Posted By Joe w
Another fine tugmen

Deepest condolences to Keith,Dave and families on your loss.
Another fine tugmen gone.
Forum: Coasters 15th August 2012, 08:03
Replies: 101
Views: 40,495
Posted By Joe w
british ships

Yes british flag ships but last Carrisbrook ship alongside us with pipes didn't have a brit on board would expect others to be the same know Union Transport is same and most UT are foreign flag now...
Forum: Tugs 9th August 2012, 14:50
Replies: 14
Views: 6,517
Posted By Joe w
DEAD BOD and what Brits would do for a laugh

Who remembers working from Alex jetty and seeing this:
Also what people got up to on board:
Who remember's the dead bod on Alexandra jetty on the River Humber.
The Humber Pilots even used it as a...
Forum: BP Shipping 7th August 2012, 11:19
Replies: 48
Views: 8,953
Posted By Joe w
Smile Dead Bod

Who remember's the dead bod on Alexandra jetty on the River Humber.
The Humber Pilots even used it as a reporting point.
I actually sailed with the tug Master who painted that, 'Pango' I was always...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 6th August 2012, 16:57
Replies: 79
Views: 18,130
Posted By Joe w
Not the same JT

Hi
Not the same John Taylor I am afaid John is Master on supply vessels last heard of with Tosia in Brazil. Believe he lives in Withernsea near Hull on the coast.
They were a few John Taylor's from...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 6th August 2012, 09:59
Replies: 79
Views: 18,130
Posted By Joe w
Visited these vessels in Durban in the 70's

Yes remeber the vessel's as two of the cadets who were serving their time were on them One was John Taylor and the other Ian Bahn both ex. Trinity House lads.
Remember it being a smallist outfit....
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 6th August 2012, 09:47
Replies: 374
Views: 99,781
Posted By Joe w
Thanks for that

Thanks Vasco for the info. Pete did ring my folks house a number of years ago but wasn't in the UK and lost touch with him.
Would dearly love to catch up with him again so hopefully someone who see...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 4th August 2012, 09:44
Replies: 374
Views: 99,781
Posted By Joe w
Does anyone remember a guy who worked for...

Does anyone remember a guy who worked for Rowbottoms called Pete Holdstock believe he finished up as Master with them, may have gone over with the vessel when they were taken over.
I lost touch with...
Forum: Say Hello 31st July 2012, 09:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By Joe w
Alice Moran

Alice Moran became Statesman under Liberian Flag then changed to Staetesman 1 under British flag as they was already a Harrison vessel unde the name Statesman and then sold to Salco along with...
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