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Search: Posts Made By: Dave the Vicar
Forum: Nautical Colleges 27th April 2018, 06:48
Replies: 97
Views: 28,218
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Hi Malcolm (as we knew you - I think?) ...

Hi Malcolm (as we knew you - I think?)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/pgm.grimsby/ on facebook?

About 20 of us have joined. Planning a reunion in April 2019 if you fancy meeting some old faces?...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 23rd January 2018, 09:06
Replies: 97
Views: 28,218
Posted By Dave the Vicar
https://www.facebook.com/groups/pgm.grimsby/ ...

https://www.facebook.com/groups/pgm.grimsby/ Held a reunion in GY in 2017, another planned for 2019
Forum: Nautical Colleges 14th December 2015, 07:38
Replies: 97
Views: 28,218
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Hi Ian - what years were you there? Guessing...

Hi Ian - what years were you there? Guessing 67-69?
I was 65-67 for second class.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 21st July 2015, 10:07
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Watches, GY vessels, ~ 1965

I'm trying (failing) to remember the watch hours of deck crew on
GY vessels, deep sea, in the '60's.

IIRC the leads were mate, bosun, Leading hand (deckie).. who took the fourth watch?

Were...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 22nd September 2014, 16:55
Replies: 97
Views: 28,218
Posted By Dave the Vicar
I think it's called nostalgia ;-)

I think it's called nostalgia ;-)
Forum: Nautical Colleges 22nd September 2014, 14:28
Replies: 97
Views: 28,218
Posted By Dave the Vicar
GP 14's. I've been trying to remember that name...

GP 14's. I've been trying to remember that name for years! Hadn't realised they were hand built locally.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 20th September 2014, 15:11
Replies: 97
Views: 28,218
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Thanks Steve. I was radio, 65-67. I'd forgotten...

Thanks Steve. I was radio, 65-67. I'd forgotten about Frank Priest! Appreciate the story.
Forum: The Radio Room 24th August 2014, 07:01
Replies: 234
Views: 46,815
Posted By Dave the Vicar
So the lakes, Bridlington, Grimsby, Lowestoft,...

So the lakes, Bridlington, Grimsby, Lowestoft, London. I'm sure there must have been one in/near Bristol.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 21st August 2014, 07:56
Replies: 2,191
Views: 460,094
Posted By Dave the Vicar
I attended (what I think was) the Grimsby...

I attended (what I think was) the Grimsby Nautical school. Twice. in 1964, for (if I remember correctly) some 6 weeks. Location Lock Hill, in an old school. There we learned the basics necessary to...
Forum: The Radio Room 17th August 2014, 10:12
Replies: 234
Views: 46,815
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Just how many colleges were there?

I know of One in the lake district, Grimsby, now London. One on the E coast (Whitby?) that closed. How many more radio training colleges were there?
Forum: The Radio Room 11th August 2014, 17:37
Replies: 70
Views: 12,086
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Yet another one! Mine was orange. I'm puzzled why...

Yet another one! Mine was orange. I'm puzzled why it needed updating so often (if ten years counts as 'often') Tks
Forum: The Radio Room 7th July 2014, 09:32
Replies: 234
Views: 46,815
Posted By Dave the Vicar
:-) You're old then! I didn't start till 67. How...

:-) You're old then! I didn't start till 67. How many of your classmates can you remember? I shared digs (Welholme road) with a tall, blonde lad who likely was the same period as you.
Forum: The Radio Room 6th July 2014, 17:21
Replies: 234
Views: 46,815
Posted By Dave the Vicar
What years were you at Nuns Corner Chris?

What years were you at Nuns Corner Chris?
Forum: The Radio Room 5th July 2014, 09:56
Replies: 70
Views: 12,086
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Bit like listening to ghosts? 50 year old morse?...

Bit like listening to ghosts? 50 year old morse? Not good morse at that!

The one I'm listening to is US Eastern seaboard, v.quiet compared to N sea, remember the dash to get on after the 3 minutes...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th July 2014, 09:35
Replies: 70
Views: 12,086
Posted By Dave the Vicar
That looks like the tatty old one I had (and...

That looks like the tatty old one I had (and threw out). Orange cover?
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th July 2014, 17:38
Replies: 97
Views: 28,218
Posted By Dave the Vicar
I remember John Hutton, bit of a character. John...

I remember John Hutton, bit of a character. John H less so, quiet type IIRC?
41 years must be some sort of a record for sparks?

Cable engineer as in cable layers? Sounds interesting. Retired now...
Forum: The Radio Room 4th July 2014, 17:34
Replies: 70
Views: 12,086
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Sorry, I'm on Linux - let me know if you're...

Sorry, I'm on Linux - let me know if you're stuck. I'll do it and return it,
or upload it if you like.
Forum: The Radio Room 4th July 2014, 17:33
Replies: 70
Views: 12,086
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Thanks. I can't tell if it's complete, but looks...

Thanks. I can't tell if it's complete, but looks so!
Forum: The Radio Room 4th July 2014, 17:32
Replies: 70
Views: 12,086
Posted By Dave the Vicar
But note how they are the ham codes? Is it 100%...

But note how they are the ham codes? Is it 100% overlap?
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th July 2014, 12:05
Replies: 97
Views: 28,218
Posted By Dave the Vicar
I'm impressed Dave! Mr Plod doesn't ring a bell -...

I'm impressed Dave! Mr Plod doesn't ring a bell - Bruce was the poser IIRC? Steve (ph or s Stephen) Poultney? Bad acne? Tall? John Hartley.... I think he was in 'our' year (67-69 second class).
...
Forum: The Radio Room 4th July 2014, 10:42
Replies: 70
Views: 12,086
Posted By Dave the Vicar
If you've any audio tools you could cut it up and...

If you've any audio tools you could cut it up and post it? What's their limit?
pm me if you want a hand? Hopefully cleaner than the US recording if made close to the UK N Sea?
Forum: Fishing Vessels 4th July 2014, 10:38
Replies: 2,191
Views: 460,094
Posted By Dave the Vicar
No mention of Northern Trawlers. Lord xxx ? Lord...

No mention of Northern Trawlers. Lord xxx ? Lord Howe was my first ship, 1965
Forum: The Radio Room 4th July 2014, 10:22
Replies: 70
Views: 12,086
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Heck that brings back memories. Weird how I can...

Heck that brings back memories. Weird how I can still read most of it too!!! Tks

(I'm missing the Q codes though; All the ones google finds are 'new'... Ham/modern.
Is there a PDF of the 1970's...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th July 2014, 06:07
Replies: 97
Views: 28,218
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Odd. I saw the name and that's the first thing I...

Odd. I saw the name and that's the first thing I thought of! Christmas... 1971 perhaps? Another UK registered ship ahead and you as RO!

Weren't you in the year ahead of us? With Bruce Wallis, Spud...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 3rd July 2014, 18:32
Replies: 97
Views: 28,218
Posted By Dave the Vicar
Thanks John. Yes, Boris - we couldn't even...

Thanks John. Yes, Boris - we couldn't even remember his nickname! I have emailed Graham in NZ (are you out there too?) but a while back - now lost his email address.

I'm sure you recall those...
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