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Search: Posts Made By: DKR RHS 8
Forum: Royal Navy 27th March 2020, 00:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By DKR RHS 8
Hi Sailed and rowed these boats with my Father at...

Hi Sailed and rowed these boats with my Father at Dartmouth College and later at Plymouth Maritime school around the harbour, great fun, i recall they would have a small mizzen mast/sail and later...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 31st January 2020, 22:02
Replies: 227
Views: 73,750
Posted By DKR RHS 8
Hi Jim, I will make a point of contacting you,...

Hi Jim,
I will make a point of contacting you, i will likely make a visit at some point. My son is a builder, i did take him on the local tugs and did a trip offshore with him on the Pacific...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 30th January 2020, 01:07
Replies: 227
Views: 73,750
Posted By DKR RHS 8
Good afternoon Jim, Sorry to hear Bill Findlay...

Good afternoon Jim,
Sorry to hear Bill Findlay has died, the do not seem to print obituary in the Institute any longer. Bill must have been getting on in years just as you say Bill Currie is 90! ...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 26th January 2020, 22:03
Replies: 227
Views: 73,750
Posted By DKR RHS 8
Good morning Jim, Looking at the photo Paddy...

Good morning Jim,
Looking at the photo Paddy Reid is back row 1st on the left, John Reid is 2nd row 2nd from left and Ian Much is next to John 3rd from Left, i am next to Paddy in the back row!...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 21st January 2020, 21:42
Replies: 227
Views: 73,750
Posted By DKR RHS 8
194091 Good day Jim, Correct we had 2 Reads...

194091

Good day Jim, Correct we had 2 Reads John from Scotland was NZSCo. and "Paddy Read" as you say was with B&C. We were all in the 1st year OND together and then split up in 2nd year. I will...
Forum: Blue Star Line 30th May 2019, 23:41
Replies: 17
Views: 4,725
Posted By DKR RHS 8
Very sad to hear of Fraser's health issues. I...

Very sad to hear of Fraser's health issues. I always enjoyed the BSL web site, and have fond memories of sailing with Fraser on the Andalucia Star. My brother Brian was at Popular with Fraser as a...
Forum: The Engine Room 16th November 2018, 01:06
Replies: 82
Views: 26,114
Posted By DKR RHS 8
Hi Yes i believe it is the test bed "DOXFORD...

Hi Yes i believe it is the test bed "DOXFORD SEAHORSE" engine. I was at South Shields Tech and we had the single cylinder test engine in the Doxford shop. My friend and i went looking for the South...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 29th October 2018, 23:40
Replies: 227
Views: 73,750
Posted By DKR RHS 8
Plymouth Cadets

Hi Derek, we had a couple of lads from Scotland Ian Much and John Read, both rather short but real characters. I hardly understood a word John said! so Ian would translate. I am trying to upload a...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 9th June 2018, 01:33
Replies: 227
Views: 73,750
Posted By DKR RHS 8
Hi Derek, I am a "Dave" but i did not start...

Hi Derek,
I am a "Dave" but i did not start until 1971. I did spend a lot of time going to the Guildhall for concerts. Traffic, Genesis, the Strawbs, Lyndisfarne, Barclay James Harvest etc, also...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 8th June 2018, 00:34
Replies: 227
Views: 73,750
Posted By DKR RHS 8
Hi Remeber it well. Bill Curry was in charge of...

Hi Remeber it well. Bill Curry was in charge of the main block Capt Nelson in overall charge, Chiefy held divisons, (hair check) on top of the Nav block, being Ex RHS i could march which was an...
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