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Search: Posts Made By: marinero
Forum: Houlder Brothers 10th May 2018, 11:29
Replies: 16
Views: 3,053
Posted By marinero
I joined the M.V. Abadesa. At the builders yard...

I joined the M.V. Abadesa. At the builders yard Wallsend in 1962, did 9 months then stayed with Houlders for the rest of my career at sea. Retired 1999

Marinero
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th January 2018, 16:34
Replies: 6
Views: 1,787
Posted By marinero
Hi Bob. I tried e-mailing you at the address you...

Hi Bob. I tried e-mailing you at the address you gave me but it bounced back and I don't know how to do a PM. So could you check the address or send me an e-mail to [email protected]

Cheers
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th January 2018, 13:09
Replies: 6
Views: 1,787
Posted By marinero
Hi Bob. I will certainly let you know of any...

Hi Bob. I will certainly let you know of any information I get.
I have rang Jonesy and Cheddar as they are the only tel. nos. I had.

Regards

Leo
Forum: Houlder Brothers 6th January 2018, 16:49
Replies: 6
Views: 1,787
Posted By marinero
R.I.P. Alan Tyler

Hi All.
Have just received the sad news from Alan's Family that Alan has passed away after a battle with Leukemia. I'm sure that many of you remember Alan as Chief Cook & Chief Steward at sea and on...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 13th August 2015, 12:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,880
Posted By marinero
Now I've got you Mike. I ended up as a Scuba...

Now I've got you Mike. I ended up as a Scuba Diver Instructor at the club I joined in Newcastle and had some great times.
Well retired now and after 13 years living in Spain have now been back in...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 11th August 2015, 08:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,880
Posted By marinero
Hi Mike. I think I remember you, my name is Leo...

Hi Mike.
I think I remember you, my name is Leo Hannan and I also worked for Houlder Offshore. Your name is familiar but with old age creeping in the memory is not so good.
Regards (Thumb)
Forum: Houlder Brothers 21st December 2014, 15:34
Replies: 1,019
Views: 242,064
Posted By marinero
And the same to you and Ann. Leo &...

And the same to you and Ann.

Leo & Valerie(Thumb)
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th October 2014, 14:47
Replies: 80
Views: 25,245
Posted By marinero
Sorry Anthony. I don't remember the incident but...

Sorry Anthony. I don't remember the incident but I am sure someone on here will.

Regards (Thumb)
Forum: Houlder Brothers 22nd August 2014, 10:45
Replies: 80
Views: 25,245
Posted By marinero
Morning Angus. Was Peter Hector the Chief...

Morning Angus.
Was Peter Hector the Chief Officer when we were on the "Hardwicke" I sailed with him as Master on the "Bideford Priory" I spent 2 happy years on the "Hardwicke".

Regards
...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th August 2014, 10:25
Replies: 80
Views: 25,245
Posted By marinero
I think the guy was "Ted Steatham" who was the...

I think the guy was "Ted Steatham" who was the Chief Electrician when I was aboard with Angus(Norsea) who was 2nd or 3rd Officer at the time. He went on to become Electrical Supt. for the Company. A...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 28th April 2014, 12:30
Replies: 114
Views: 32,854
Posted By marinero
Hi Bob. Very sad news indeed, Dave as you say...

Hi Bob.
Very sad news indeed, Dave as you say was a nice bloke. RIP

Leo
Forum: Nautical Colleges 16th January 2014, 11:12
Replies: 600
Views: 171,671
Posted By marinero
Hi Alan. I wouldn't recognise you from that photo...

Hi Alan. I wouldn't recognise you from that photo (you ugly bugger) I was there Nov. 61 - Dec. 61(Catering) but I don't have a photo or know if a one was taken. If anyone out there has a photo of...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 1st January 2014, 13:19
Replies: 1,019
Views: 242,064
Posted By marinero
Hi, I also did the maiden voyage and the...

Hi, I also did the maiden voyage and the following one. I was Leo,one of the cabin boys. I stayed with Houlders until I took early retirement in 1999. Never regretted one moment of it.
Regards...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 31st October 2013, 16:09
Replies: 14
Views: 6,334
Posted By marinero
Hi Vasco. I went into the Furness Scheme which...

Hi Vasco.
I went into the Furness Scheme which later became the Kenwake Scheme. I took early retirement from MNOPF,MNRPF & Kenwake and when I reached 65 my Kenwake payment doubled.
Did you not join...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th September 2013, 15:35
Replies: 1,019
Views: 242,064
Posted By marinero
[QUOTE=jmd999;697729] Hi. I sailed with...

[QUOTE=jmd999;697729]
Hi.
I sailed with Captain Oddy on the "Oremina" in the back end of 1968.
Like him I also had a stammer and we both had the same habit of putting our heads to one side when we...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 15th August 2013, 14:44
Replies: 3
Views: 1,832
Posted By marinero
Hi David. I was on the Hardwicke Grange from...

Hi David.

I was on the Hardwicke Grange from Feb 1963 until November 1964 and it did not happen whilst I was there, maybe it was the Hornby.

Regards
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th June 2013, 18:20
Replies: 1,019
Views: 242,064
Posted By marinero
Hi Andre. I've been on holiday hence the late...

Hi Andre.
I've been on holiday hence the late reply. I never sailed with George as we were of the same rank but I'm sure Alan Tyler did as I have heard him talk of him. From all accounts he was a...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th May 2013, 12:55
Replies: 207
Views: 59,698
Posted By marinero
Herewith Crew & Passenger list for the "Royston...

Herewith Crew & Passenger list for the "Royston Grange"
Regards (Thumb)
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th May 2013, 12:32
Replies: 207
Views: 59,698
Posted By marinero
Hi Cynthia. Once again many thanks for your...

Hi Cynthia.
Once again many thanks for your sterling work in keeping alive the memories of those who perished and tending the grave. I attended the Memorial Service for John Houlder last year where...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 12th February 2013, 16:23
Replies: 114
Views: 32,854
Posted By marinero
Hi Alan. Can't remember the Windmill but it...

Hi Alan.
Can't remember the Windmill but it doesn't sound like our sort of pub, not like the one outside the dry dock gates in North Shields.
If needed Alan there's a bed for you and Ann. Give me a...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 10th February 2013, 18:30
Replies: 114
Views: 32,854
Posted By marinero
Alan/Angus That pub was good for a bed for...

Alan/Angus

That pub was good for a bed for the night if you could not get back to the ship. The curry was always welcome.

Regards
Forum: Houlder Brothers 2nd January 2013, 12:46
Replies: 105
Views: 21,411
Posted By marinero
All just memories now Alan. Have a good new year...

All just memories now Alan. Have a good new year and love to Ann. Spoke to Cheddar and Jonesy yesterday and both are quite well

Leo
Forum: Houlder Brothers 2nd January 2013, 12:43
Replies: 1,019
Views: 242,064
Posted By marinero
Hi Malcolm. I just feel older as I had a heavy...

Hi Malcolm. I just feel older as I had a heavy paper round when I was a young lad. Mind you though, all those years looking after you lot is enough to put years on anyone.

Regards to all the...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 1st January 2013, 12:40
Replies: 105
Views: 21,411
Posted By marinero
Hi Bob. I still have the Johnny Cash...

Hi Bob.

I still have the Johnny Cash Collection on two rather old tapes but my tape deck gave up a long time ago, so I have nothing to play them on.

Happy & Prosperous New Year to all Ex...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 1st January 2013, 12:17
Replies: 1,019
Views: 242,064
Posted By marinero
Hi Stuart. Coming up 69 now and beginning to...

Hi Stuart.
Coming up 69 now and beginning to feel it. Mind you though I'm still not ready for the "Big Bond Locker in the Sky" yet.

Happy and prosperous New Year to you and the family.

Leo
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