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Search: Posts Made By: davemoore
Forum: J & J Denholm 9th July 2018, 21:52
Replies: 71
Views: 8,185
Posted By davemoore
Longest voyages

Forgot to mention the voyage was over 12,000 miles at 7knotts
Forum: J & J Denholm 9th July 2018, 21:33
Replies: 71
Views: 8,185
Posted By davemoore
Longest voyage

Chatty chapmans Lynton,Rio Grande De Sol to Japan 61days ended on lime juice the water looked like Newcastle Brown but bloody hell didn't taste like it but ad a great time in Japan plenty of money...
Forum: Royal Mail Line 27th October 2017, 22:35
Replies: 140
Views: 54,236
Posted By davemoore
Did two trips on the Aragon including maiden...

Did two trips on the Aragon including maiden voyage ,joined her in H&W in Belfast as pantry boy inApril 1960 the positions main job was up and down to the pig and whistle filling Blaine Marie's with...
Forum: Royal Mail Line 27th October 2017, 22:17
Replies: 140
Views: 54,236
Posted By davemoore
Sorry Atlanta should read Arlanza

Sorry Atlanta should read Arlanza
Forum: Royal Mail Line 27th October 2017, 22:12
Replies: 140
Views: 54,236
Posted By davemoore
To my knowledge both the Amazon and the Aragon...

To my knowledge both the Amazon and the Aragon took on passengers at Tilbury don't know about Atlanta.
Forum: Coasters 25th September 2017, 19:15
Replies: 22
Views: 2,933
Posted By davemoore
I don't think many of us went to sea for the...

I don't think many of us went to sea for the money it was I believe it was for the adventure it certainly was in my case .Worked on leaving school on a farm ,the wages were 3 pounds a week but always...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 25th September 2017, 18:56
Replies: 53
Views: 19,592
Posted By davemoore
Bgrace as matter how did you find Ernie Hone,one...

Bgrace as matter how did you find Ernie Hone,one thing about he always had stacks of. Cash. In many currencies.He would provide loans charging very little interest.Found him a canny chap but could...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 24th September 2017, 13:09
Replies: 53
Views: 19,592
Posted By davemoore
Hungry snips

Hi Bill if you had been at sea 60days Rio grand del Sol to Yokohama we were hungry for guess what ? I leave the rest to your imagination. Lynton Lynton Lynton
Forum: Coasters 20th September 2017, 23:55
Replies: 22
Views: 2,933
Posted By davemoore
Wages at sea

During the late 50s was cabin boy on two of Constantines old coal burners cabin boy plus mucking in aboard ,i.e. Washing down decks ,helping with hatch boards,running ashore as messenger boy all for...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th September 2017, 23:02
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By davemoore
Chatty Chapmans MV Lynton

Anyone out there that sailed on the Lynton during the late 50s,the happiest ship I sailed on
Forum: Tramp Steamers 10th September 2017, 20:23
Replies: 53
Views: 19,592
Posted By davemoore
Did a 7month trip on the Lynton Aug 59 toMarch 60...

Did a 7month trip on the Lynton Aug 59 toMarch 60 sailed from Hartlepool paid off Manchester after a good trip,although not the best reader had a great crew,part of voyage was from Rio Grand Del Sol...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 18th January 2017, 19:07
Replies: 19
Views: 3,391
Posted By davemoore
The Southern Harvester during was in dry dock at...

The Southern Harvester during was in dry dock at Hawthorne Leslie's Hebburn during Dec 1958 I had just joined Temple Lane next door to her .Question .when did these ships stop whaling Trips to the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th January 2017, 22:47
Replies: 23
Views: 3,947
Posted By davemoore
Hi John,not a Teesider,born in Whitby,lived in...

Hi John,not a Teesider,born in Whitby,lived in Darlo for some years ,now lied in Teasdale for many years.You are not the first to point out that hanky black is local to the north east.Theres one...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th January 2017, 21:58
Replies: 23
Views: 3,947
Posted By davemoore
Hi ,I was cabin boy on two of their old coal...

Hi ,I was cabin boy on two of their old coal burners The cedar wood also the Northwood during 1959 they were both built during the1930s and real old rust tubs .The captain of the former was called...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 21st November 2016, 23:22
Replies: 57
Views: 15,613
Posted By davemoore
Iwason the vindi from oct to nov1958 never forgot...

Iwason the vindi from oct to nov1958 never forgot that first meal it was the infamous scouse took one mouth full and nearly choked two seconds later an old boy said don't you want it new boy ,he...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th November 2016, 21:11
Replies: 1
Views: 860
Posted By davemoore
Mv Lynton chatty Chapmans

Anyone out sail on her
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th October 2016, 20:36
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By davemoore
about 10yrs ago if I remember right.

about 10yrs ago if I remember right.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th October 2016, 20:03
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By davemoore
Bobby Vee

I saw him with his band at the Darlington Civic Theatre,and could belt out some of his great songs,Rubber Ball had the audience most getting on in years dancing in the aisles,especially when they did...
Forum: Say Hello 26th September 2016, 22:02
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By davemoore
Just joined up .hope to go to next meeting on tyneside

I was on Vindi Oct to Nov 1958 ,my first memory was at the mess deck the food was rubbishy of my eyes but there was plenty of takers for what I didn't like ,voices calling don't you want it new boy...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 26th July 2016, 19:35
Replies: 45
Views: 10,426
Posted By davemoore
This web site is a mine of info ,pleased I...

This web site is a mine of info ,pleased I brought it up about the temple lane,certainly put lambert bros in the picture.i thought just maybe one of the crew may have been still around,but after all...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th July 2016, 22:51
Replies: 0
Views: 597
Posted By davemoore
MV Lynton - Any shipmates out there?

Maybe there isn't any shipmates out there as I am now in my middle seventies and sailed on her in 1959 from Hartlepool what a great crowd of all the ships I sailed on they were the best .mainly from...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 1st January 2016, 18:31
Replies: 45
Views: 10,426
Posted By davemoore
Joined temple lane she was in dry dock at jarrow...

Joined temple lane she was in dry dock at jarrow sailed dakarto bunker then to sapele up the creeks on the way to Dakar ran into hurricane through Biskay bay being lightship she didn't half roll...
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