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Search: Posts Made By: heathenscot
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th January 2018, 18:13
Replies: 27
Views: 10,173
Posted By heathenscot
I joined her March 1962, as deck boy first trip...

I joined her March 1962, as deck boy first trip to sea, two years after she was launched. One of the best ships I sailed on regarding accommodation, crew, and food.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 22nd April 2014, 16:54
Replies: 12
Views: 4,893
Posted By heathenscot
I sailed on her in 1969.

I sailed on her in 1969.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th March 2013, 17:39
Replies: 27
Views: 10,173
Posted By heathenscot
Hi Bob, I got your email mixed up with another...

Hi Bob,
I got your email mixed up with another Wilson (one that is a lawyer) a friend works there. As a result I completely lost yours. Can you email me? Thanks.
Stan
Forum: Watts Watts & Co - Ships & History 21st July 2012, 14:38
Replies: 6
Views: 5,863
Posted By heathenscot
Hi, I sailed on the Gulf Briton from 26/1/66...

Hi, I sailed on the Gulf Briton from 26/1/66 until 18/8/66 as an EDH, joined her at Port Said, paid of in Nigeria. (Flew home to my sick mother) Stan Greening Montrose Scotland
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th May 2012, 12:37
Replies: 27
Views: 10,173
Posted By heathenscot
Joya McCance

Great reunion Bob, I'm glad we had the opportunity to meet again. I noticed your post about how to peel hard boiled eggs and since the Joya McCance I don't like to talk about eggs. LOL. Just kidding....
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 27th December 2010, 15:19
Replies: 2
Views: 1,831
Posted By heathenscot
Hi I sailed on Tidesurge signed on 23rd Jan...

Hi
I sailed on Tidesurge signed on 23rd Jan 1968 at Weymouth, paid-off 27 Nov 1968 at Falmouth as an EDH, the Bosun was W Hetheringtron and the BO'Mate was BA Ditchburn, that ship was one of the...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd February 2010, 00:03
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By heathenscot
Hi Bob Theman, I will paste here the email I...

Hi Bob Theman,
I will paste here the email I have ready to send NMM, that's very kind of you to enquire for me.
Hope you get lucky with good results. Thanks for your response.
Stan
PS.
Dear Sir,...
Forum: Ship Research 1st February 2010, 23:54
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By heathenscot
Hi Benjidog, I did go to your page prior to my...

Hi Benjidog,
I did go to your page prior to my post, and could not find an email address to send my enquiry. Thanks anyway
Forum: Ship Research 1st February 2010, 20:00
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By heathenscot
nmm greenwich

Does anyone know the email address for inquiries to the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich regarding ships log books? I have tried to find one without any luck.
I sailed on three ships during...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 8th November 2009, 03:29
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,267
Posted By heathenscot
Joya McCance

Hi Leo,
I joined the Joya McCance Apr/1962 and was wondeing if you sailed on her.
Regards Stan
Forum: Bulk Carriers 7th November 2009, 15:07
Replies: 365
Views: 114,097
Posted By heathenscot
Hi again Shipbuilder/Trotterdotpom. Your right...

Hi again Shipbuilder/Trotterdotpom.
Your right Bob, that's me on the poop of the "Joya McCance" imagine 47 years ago, I'm now retired and living in Hope. BC Canada.
I sailed again with the Chief...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 16th September 2009, 15:35
Replies: 365
Views: 114,097
Posted By heathenscot
Hi All. My first trip to sea was on the "Joya...

Hi All.
My first trip to sea was on the "Joya McCance" as deck-boy ( I was nicknamed "SPIDER" ) from April/62 till June/62 first foreign port was Conakry and I couldn't believe how hot it was. Also...
Forum: Tankers 26th August 2009, 12:09
Replies: 29
Views: 7,873
Posted By heathenscot
Gulf Briton

Hi
I was on the Gulf Briton from Jan/66 till Aug/66 when I left the ship in Nigeria. My father had sent me a telegram telling me my mother had cancer, thanks to the captain I got home a week before...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th August 2009, 16:24
Replies: 21
Views: 7,901
Posted By heathenscot
Hi Ian, I joined ARANDA on the 7/11/69 at...

Hi Ian,
I joined ARANDA on the 7/11/69 at Victoria Docks as QH. (step up from AB) First port was Hamilton Bermuda where I went ashore and met a female passenger, (blonde) she would sneek down into...
Forum: Ship Research 20th August 2009, 05:39
Replies: 12
Views: 4,579
Posted By heathenscot
I sailed on the AMENITY in 1964 she was a small...

I sailed on the AMENITY in 1964 she was a small coaster, joined her in Dundee, sailed to KingsLynn, then paid of in Newcastle.
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 24th July 2009, 12:38
Replies: 10
Views: 3,274
Posted By heathenscot
Good link Shipinfo, I believe it's the USA navy...

Good link Shipinfo, I believe it's the USA navy destroyer "COLE" which was attacked in Aden.
Looking at those pics and the size of the load, I would imagine if that ship hit anything over a FORCE...
Forum: Royal Mail Line 20th July 2009, 23:37
Replies: 11
Views: 5,333
Posted By heathenscot
Great storm photo Ian thanks. Stan

Great storm photo Ian thanks.
Stan
Forum: Royal Mail Line 20th July 2009, 19:45
Replies: 11
Views: 5,333
Posted By heathenscot
Mv Tuscany

Has anyone sailed on the TUSCANY? I sailed on her from Sept/Nov1965 and can't remember where we went. I'd appreciate any info on her. Stan Greening/Montrose/Scotland
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 18th July 2009, 23:38
Replies: 0
Views: 1,105
Posted By heathenscot
Ilesha Palm

Discussion thread for Ilesha Palm (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/guides/Ilesha Palm). If you would like to add a comment, click the New Reply button
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th July 2009, 15:36
Replies: 0
Views: 1,536
Posted By heathenscot
Captain of the MV GULF BRITON

I sailed on the GULF BRITON from Jan/66 till Aug/66 and I would like to know who the Captain was during that time. I'd like to thank him for arranging my "pay-off", which included my trip home from...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th July 2009, 13:17
Replies: 21
Views: 7,901
Posted By heathenscot
Hi Ian, I did half a trip on the MV ARANDA in...

Hi Ian,
I did half a trip on the MV ARANDA in 69 (jumped ship in Sydney) wondering what year you were on her? Stan Greening
Forum: Say Hello 18th July 2009, 01:17
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By heathenscot
Hi OVB I was at the Vindi from Jan/62 till Mar/62...

Hi OVB I was at the Vindi from Jan/62 till Mar/62 my first trip was on the iron ore carrier MV Joya McCance as deck-boy. Stayed in the navy till 1969.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 15th July 2009, 18:04
Replies: 65
Views: 23,697
Posted By heathenscot
Served nine months on the Baron Wemyss, from...

Served nine months on the Baron Wemyss, from Mar-67 till dec-67, any EDH's or AB's on her then? Stan Greening R767602 ex Vindi Boy Jan/62 till Mar/62
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 15th July 2009, 17:56
Replies: 8
Views: 3,061
Posted By heathenscot
Hi, I sailed on the Baron Weymss for 9 months as...

Hi, I sailed on the Baron Weymss for 9 months as an EDH from mar-67 to dec-67, anyone remember me (Jock), Stan Greening from Montrose in Scotland.
Forum: Say Hello 15th July 2009, 16:31
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By heathenscot
60's Vindi boy

Hi All, Went to the Vindi from Jan/62 till Mar/62, spent three months as deck-boy on my first ship the ore carrier Joya McCance, out of South Shields, running to Narvik and Seven Islands. Finaly...
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