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Search: Posts Made By: TripleX
Forum: Bolton S. S. Co., London 9th April 2009, 16:04
Replies: 150
Views: 41,592
Posted By TripleX
Old Boltonians

Suggest one or two old Boltonians review and revise their posts on CW!(Cloud)
Forum: Ship Research 20th August 2006, 09:28
Replies: 73
Views: 7,231
Posted By TripleX
Spot the difference

Doug H: The photo just says "July 1957 Auckland?"

Gentlemen, you are too kind to this wretched lost soul and I shall take my leave. (Fly)
Forum: Ship Research 19th August 2006, 15:09
Replies: 73
Views: 7,231
Posted By TripleX
Spot the difference

I am so glad that you all took it in such good spirit but the boot is on the other foot now as I just cannot explain the star that appears to be on the funnel. The taller mast, the alterations to the...
Forum: Ship Research 17th August 2006, 04:53
Replies: 73
Views: 7,231
Posted By TripleX
Mystery tramp

I appreciate all the effort that is going into identfying the vessel. The photo was taken by a shipmate but I'm not 100% sure that we saw the ship in Auckland. Though it looked rather small and a bit...
Forum: Ship Research 13th August 2006, 23:11
Replies: 73
Views: 7,231
Posted By TripleX
Mystery ship

David, I think it was on charter to Shaw Savill at the time. TripleX
Forum: Ship Research 13th August 2006, 17:48
Replies: 73
Views: 7,231
Posted By TripleX
Mystery tramp

To my eternal shame and possible expulsion from the website, I posted a doctored photo of SS Romanic here with the following request

"Sorry about the photo quality but can anyone help to identify...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 7th April 2006, 20:19
Replies: 90
Views: 26,978
Posted By TripleX
Empire Orwell

Rup, if you can get hold of back copies of Lloyds List, you can follow the Orwells route(s). Troopship arrivals were also often announced in the posh papers. Hopefully somebody who sailed on the...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 22nd December 2005, 16:32
Replies: 33
Views: 10,909
Posted By TripleX
Herbert Macauley

For some downloads of Herbert Macauley, look under the thread 'Black Star Line'. The ship was a welcome escape for a member who served with BSL
Forum: Say Hello 26th November 2005, 21:16
Replies: 26
Views: 3,959
Posted By TripleX
Bank Line

Hi Stornaway. When I was at sea, the Bank Line was known for treating its apprentices like dirt. Most companies did, but the Bank Line had a particularly nasty reputation. Was it true? Come on, show...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 26th November 2005, 10:30
Replies: 37
Views: 8,891
Posted By TripleX
Black Star Line

Working on BSL ships, there is a phrase that is forever etched in my memory and it went something like this: "Inje! Openeen no kraaa, oneeyah no kraaa. Eh Heh!" It meant "Sir, This ship and its...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 18th November 2005, 14:36
Replies: 37
Views: 8,891
Posted By TripleX
BSL ships

Pics of two earlier BSL ships Volta River and Densu River. Some were ex-Haines trampships. A ghanaian diplomat was refused a lemonade in howard johnson restaurant and to avoid diplomatic incident...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 17th November 2005, 08:42
Replies: 37
Views: 8,891
Posted By TripleX
Angry Black star line

If I remember right BSL was operated at arm's length by Zim Israel in London. I ws interviewed for an engineering post by the catering superintendent. Three hours on the Densu River looking around...
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