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Search: Posts Made By: JamesM
Forum: BP Shipping 20th November 2012, 14:07
Replies: 10
Views: 4,409
Posted By JamesM
Hi Alex, Remember you and "Spud" Bogle very well,...

Hi Alex, Remember you and "Spud" Bogle very well, I was 3/E. You're right, the Cormorant was a good ship. Nice to hear from you after all these years. Are you in contact with Spud or know what he's...
Forum: Ellerman 25th April 2012, 11:23
Replies: 33
Views: 4,787
Posted By JamesM
"only way to eat 'em well that and a nan...

"only way to eat 'em

well that and a nan bread 'scoop'"

Spot'on SM.

But it never ceases to amuse me, when I am out with friends, when there they are ... troughing away .... with a knife...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th March 2012, 09:54
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By JamesM
Britannia waives the rules

Just received this from a mate of mine, non-seafarer. Thought it was funny, in a PC sort of way ...... but is it the shape of things to come?(*))

With apologies to our RN brethren.


New...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th February 2012, 12:51
Replies: 133
Views: 22,893
Posted By JamesM
Andrew, " light load ". Accidental or deliberate...

Andrew, " light load ". Accidental or deliberate pun?(Jester)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th January 2012, 12:55
Replies: 4,191
Views: 782,789
Posted By JamesM
I'm not a navigator but agree with that...

I'm not a navigator but agree with that conclusion. Perhaps they realised there had been an error of navigation and were turning to starboard, away from the danger, when she hit. No doubt there will...
Forum: BP Shipping 8th September 2011, 10:28
Replies: 50
Views: 16,534
Posted By JamesM
Think you may be right ..... sailed on the Severn...

Think you may be right ..... sailed on the Severn twice and don't remember any reference to her hav'n taken a bite out of the jetty at Okrika.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th September 2011, 16:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By JamesM
One lucky lady indeed!! Very well done to the...

One lucky lady indeed!!
Very well done to the ships crew and the good old RAF rescue boys.
Forum: BP Shipping 18th August 2011, 11:07
Replies: 46
Views: 12,723
Posted By JamesM
Dave, You were entitled to a few beers after...

Dave, You were entitled to a few beers after sorting out "Mr.Todd" When it was working well it did "everything it said on the tin", but if you had a problem ..... Oh boy! Once spent 12 hrs+ trying to...
Forum: BP Shipping 17th August 2011, 13:19
Replies: 46
Views: 12,723
Posted By JamesM
Hi Dave, Is that not a contradiction in terms? ...

Hi Dave, Is that not a contradiction in terms?

PS. Hope you're still healthy and happy. Regards James
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th July 2011, 11:01
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By JamesM
Oh you are naughty Ron .... but I like it!!...

Oh you are naughty Ron .... but I like it!! Regards JamesM(Anglo Jock)
Forum: BP Shipping 20th January 2011, 13:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,451
Posted By JamesM
Unfortunately I never met the man, but did hear...

Unfortunately I never met the man, but did hear many good reports about him. Sincere condolences to family and friends. May he rest in peace. Regards James.
Forum: BP Shipping 23rd November 2010, 10:47
Replies: 72
Views: 15,811
Posted By JamesM
Well done mate ..... I like your style.

Well done mate ..... I like your style.
Forum: BP Shipping 17th November 2010, 10:22
Replies: 72
Views: 15,811
Posted By JamesM
Hoppy, Could'nt have happened to a...

Hoppy,
Could'nt have happened to a "nicer" bloke ........ hope they threw the book at him!
Forum: The Engine Room 10th November 2010, 10:23
Replies: 37
Views: 7,747
Posted By JamesM
OMG chadburn! Talk about half-crown- sixpence for...

OMG chadburn! Talk about half-crown- sixpence for the old sphincter, almost as bad as "floating safetys". Memories.
Forum: BP Shipping 18th August 2010, 10:39
Replies: 106
Views: 13,974
Posted By JamesM
Morning John, Yes, I sailed with Jim on the...

Morning John,
Yes, I sailed with Jim on the Patrol, 1969/70, he was 2/0. We never came across each other again during our BP careers, but we still send each other Xmas cards( think that's down to...
Forum: Say Hello 17th August 2010, 15:40
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By JamesM
Hi PlutoTourist, Looks like there's nobody on the...

Hi PlutoTourist, Looks like there's nobody on the bridge at the moment ... so on their behalf I bid you welcome to this fine site ... have a fun time onboard.
Forum: The Engine Room 5th August 2010, 16:05
Replies: 30
Views: 3,287
Posted By JamesM
Ron, Thanks for the info.links ..... absolutely...

Ron, Thanks for the info.links ..... absolutely fascinating .... I had no idea. But then again, I'm only an old slow-speed diesel man ... and getting slower by the minute!!
Forum: BP Shipping 20th January 2010, 13:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,899
Posted By JamesM
Hi Paul, Sorry, can't help with the names of the...

Hi Paul, Sorry, can't help with the names of the other guys in the photo.
But more importantly, I would like you and the family to know that I sailed with your Dad, twice, on River boats. He was a...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd October 2009, 17:33
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By JamesM
Collision, nr Amsterdam

I have just read in the Daily Vessel Casualty Report that two vessels have collided near Amsterdam. Fortunately there was little damage and no injuries.

The vessels involved were the cement...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th October 2009, 14:28
Replies: 1,076
Views: 92,733
Posted By JamesM
Oops! ---- should've gone to Spec-Savers(EEK)

Oops! ---- should've gone to Spec-Savers(EEK)
Forum: BP Shipping 4th August 2009, 13:42
Replies: 19
Views: 2,287
Posted By JamesM
Your mention of "Imshi" brings to mind an...

Your mention of "Imshi" brings to mind an incident on the Kiwi. We were on the African coast, it was hot, and of course the "Cockies" were around. It was becoming increasingly bad for them in the...
Forum: The Galley 23rd July 2009, 12:55
Replies: 81
Views: 13,905
Posted By JamesM
Similar story about Catering Staff, but not...

Similar story about Catering Staff, but not involving food, thank goodness.
One day,whilst serving on British Severn, the Cat/Off asks me if the Engineers have much crockery/cutlery in the control...
Forum: BP Shipping 22nd July 2009, 09:57
Replies: 48
Views: 13,647
Posted By JamesM
Yes, that was the Tweed. According to the story I...

Yes, that was the Tweed. According to the story I heard some work by ships staff had been done on the boiler water level equipment and a particular part had been refitted incorrectly which meant that...
Forum: The Engine Room 1st July 2009, 13:55
Replies: 33
Views: 6,619
Posted By JamesM
Bob, What a brilliant piece of posting.(Applause)...

Bob, What a brilliant piece of posting.(Applause)

Can't see that you've forgotten anything major, but those idle sods who should have been there to help can sort it out.(Thumb)
Forum: The Engine Room 30th June 2009, 15:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By JamesM
chadburn Hope the youth in question is'nt the...

chadburn
Hope the youth in question is'nt the one who runs the whelk stall on Whitby harbour.:eek:
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