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Search: Posts Made By: bluemoon
Forum: The Radio Room 4th September 2019, 11:55
Replies: 178
Views: 34,972
Posted By bluemoon
You are probably right Stephen, but I always...

You are probably right Stephen, but I always thought we had the first nav cadet - Linda Forbes who was with SSM.
Forum: The Radio Room 17th August 2019, 10:05
Replies: 25
Views: 2,296
Posted By bluemoon
How about:- May you have the patience of...

How about:-

May you have the patience of Job, the wisdom of Solomon but not the Children of Israel.
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd June 2019, 09:45
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By bluemoon
I love these dark evenings. ;)

I love these dark evenings. ;)
Forum: The Galley 28th October 2018, 09:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,643
Posted By bluemoon
Just a thought, but having seen the last few...

Just a thought, but having seen the last few posts I suspect some people may have read the name of this topic as "GALLERY" and not "GALLEY".
Forum: The Radio Room 13th October 2018, 08:29
Replies: 103
Views: 16,006
Posted By bluemoon
A huge 'thank you' from me also for your email,...

A huge 'thank you' from me also for your email, your effort is very much appreciated.
Best regards,Brian
Forum: The Radio Room 29th September 2018, 07:59
Replies: 349
Views: 93,755
Posted By bluemoon
The Tangle Inn was a particular favourite of...

The Tangle Inn was a particular favourite of mine. The a/c inside was almost artic and a jumper or jacket was needed.
The food, especially their curry, was to die for and I vividly remember the...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th October 2017, 08:42
Replies: 103
Views: 16,006
Posted By bluemoon
Can I add my name to the list of other grateful...

Can I add my name to the list of other grateful recipients, many thanks.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th July 2017, 09:08
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,502
Posted By bluemoon
I sailed on the Stuart Prince and Stolt Abadesa...

I sailed on the Stuart Prince and Stolt Abadesa in the early 70's.
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2016, 08:39
Replies: 70
Views: 5,641
Posted By bluemoon
I totally agree with you about Lumut. Was there 3...

I totally agree with you about Lumut. Was there 3 times, also with wheat for the flour mill and had a great time.

The local people were very friendly and could not do enough for us. We always...
Forum: BP Shipping 9th September 2016, 15:46
Replies: 50
Views: 3,963
Posted By bluemoon
Early 70's and my first trip "solo" on the Stuart...

Early 70's and my first trip "solo" on the Stuart Prince we visited the I of G a few times - what a god awful, bleak and barren place.

Mention of the Cat and Cracker pub brought back a few...
Forum: Bank Line 2nd September 2016, 19:15
Replies: 52
Views: 5,488
Posted By bluemoon
Alan, just to add to the above messages,I bought...

Alan, just to add to the above messages,I bought your book on kindle and am a quarter way through. It is a thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining read.

My sea time was spent with Scottish Ship...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th June 2016, 08:33
Replies: 79
Views: 15,643
Posted By bluemoon
I "clicked" on the link Freddy, but it said:- ...

I "clicked" on the link Freddy, but it said:-

"the requested URL was not found on this server".
Forum: The Engine Room 17th April 2016, 09:20
Replies: 18
Views: 2,622
Posted By bluemoon
Nice one Trigger. ;-)

Nice one Trigger. ;-)
Forum: Nautical Colleges 9th April 2016, 08:48
Replies: 5
Views: 1,402
Posted By bluemoon
I am sorry to hear of the death of Capt "Kit"...

I am sorry to hear of the death of Capt "Kit" Carson. As a sparks I did not attend Blythe Street, I trained at Hardcastle Street, but Capt Carson took us for boat work every Thursday afternoon at...
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd January 2016, 08:37
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By bluemoon
I sailed on the Trewidden in the early 70's....

I sailed on the Trewidden in the early 70's. Dunkirk to Noumea with general cargo, then Thevenard to Belfast with grain.
Forum: Tramp Steamers 26th November 2015, 08:46
Replies: 28
Views: 11,264
Posted By bluemoon
There was also the Temple Arch.

There was also the Temple Arch.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th September 2015, 08:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,194
Posted By bluemoon
I skipped this topic.

I skipped this topic.
Forum: The Radio Room 16th August 2015, 09:42
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By bluemoon
Hi DB, if you check out the Ameres website for ex...

Hi DB, if you check out the Ameres website for ex Belfast radio students it seems someone has been able to trace him, (or at least his family), via the Western Australia phone book.

best regards.
Forum: The Radio Room 5th August 2015, 11:31
Replies: 54
Views: 11,615
Posted By bluemoon
My memory of Thursday Island was where we dropped...

My memory of Thursday Island was where we dropped the reef pilot when north bound and also where we sent our order for those delectable prawns caught in the waters around there.
Forum: The Radio Room 21st May 2015, 12:41
Replies: 20
Views: 3,412
Posted By bluemoon
I never made it to Dampier, nearest I got was to...

I never made it to Dampier, nearest I got was to Shark Bay and Cape Lambert.

With regards to that episode of Coast. It showed the many salt pans where sea water evaporated leaving beds of sea...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th April 2015, 08:58
Replies: 92
Views: 16,135
Posted By bluemoon
Thevenard was fun also John - in its own sweet...

Thevenard was fun also John - in its own sweet way.

It also meant a quick trip to Port Lincoln to "top off".
Forum: The Radio Room 20th April 2015, 08:56
Replies: 92
Views: 16,135
Posted By bluemoon
Port Pirie was and I'm sure still is a great...

Port Pirie was and I'm sure still is a great little place to visit.

It also had one of the best pie carts Oz, down on the wharf and ideal for a quick supper on the way back on board from the pub.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th December 2014, 09:27
Replies: 20
Views: 2,950
Posted By bluemoon
often going up/down the channel we got buzzed by...

often going up/down the channel we got buzzed by the Skyphotos aircraft.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 9th December 2014, 08:47
Replies: 23
Views: 6,218
Posted By bluemoon
I sailed on the Deptford for 6 weeks over the...

I sailed on the Deptford for 6 weeks over the summer in the 1970's, between study leave for my radar ticket.

I remember an AA road map on the bulkhead in the tiny saloon giving instructions when...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th November 2014, 08:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By bluemoon
let us hope "their" calculations are better than...

let us hope "their" calculations are better than the caption writers English.
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