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Search: Posts Made By: Howard S
Forum: Palm Line 20th July 2019, 22:19
Replies: 2
Views: 1,332
Posted By Howard S
I relieved Andy once. Very well known Purser. He...

I relieved Andy once. Very well known Purser. He was also a Lt. Cmdr. RNR. Suggest u join our Palm �� Line Facebook page. Many on there will remember Andy.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 14th December 2018, 00:19
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
I remember now it was Al Fujairah, Nov/Dec 1983....

I remember now it was Al Fujairah, Nov/Dec 1983. Captain D. Bradley, ex P&O. She grounded I think in one of the Continental ports.
Forum: Elder Dempster 8th February 2018, 01:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,624
Posted By Howard S
May he rest in peace.

May he rest in peace.
Forum: Palm Line 5th August 2017, 01:21
Replies: 2
Views: 1,809
Posted By Howard S
Happy to say we now have 80 members on our Facebook page!

[QUOTE=Howard S;2487297]After spending enjoyable times on Elders and Blue Funnel Facebook Pages (where my seafaring baby steps began, 1970-73) I finally decided I would take the initiative and start...
Forum: Palm Line 25th July 2017, 08:58
Replies: 2
Views: 1,809
Posted By Howard S
Pleased to say we now have 66 members on our...

Pleased to say we now have 66 members on our "Palm Line Limited, United Africa Company" Facebook page. Thanks to Alan Weekes we also have hundreds of pictures of all the ships both pre Palm and Palm....
Forum: Palm Line 25th July 2017, 08:50
Replies: 1
Views: 1,605
Posted By Howard S
Bernie

May he rest well, a gentleman and friend to so many.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th July 2017, 14:14
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
Smile New facebook page 'United Arab/Kuwait Shipping Co Sea Staff"

i have started the page now and posted a few ship pictures. Please join and we will see how it goes.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 13th July 2017, 21:15
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
Question; Facebook page KSC/UASC???

Some of you will be familiar with the group pages on Facebook for various companies, e.g. Blue Funnel and Elder Dempster have thriving group pages with some excellent pictures, member chit chat,...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 13th July 2017, 21:08
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
Think I will stay with Ships Nostalgia. Has...

Think I will stay with Ships Nostalgia. Has served us all well over the years.
Forum: Palm Line 30th May 2017, 01:30
Replies: 52
Views: 9,746
Posted By Howard S
Now you are going back! Will add her to our...

Now you are going back! Will add her to our Facebook page "Palm Line Limited, United Africa Co". Feel free to join.
Forum: Palm Line 29th May 2017, 17:05
Replies: 52
Views: 9,746
Posted By Howard S
Palm

Will look for your new book in the summer. Let me know when it hits the streets, my email address is [email protected]

Please join our Facebook page "Palm Line Limited, United Africa Co.".
...
Forum: Palm Line 26th May 2017, 04:33
Replies: 52
Views: 9,746
Posted By Howard S
This says it all Alan. Enjoyed your book on...

This says it all Alan. Enjoyed your book on Kindle.
Regards, Howard
Forum: Palm Line 26th May 2017, 04:31
Replies: 52
Views: 9,746
Posted By Howard S
Palm Line peeps

Hi Mike;
Let us connect on Facebook. The page is called;

''Palm Line Limited, United Africa Co."

Regards,

Howard Spittle relaxing in Jamaica
Forum: Elder Dempster 26th May 2017, 04:20
Replies: 0
Views: 1,332
Posted By Howard S
Facebook; Bluies, EDL and now Palm Line Limited, United Africa Co.

Many of you will be aware of the two excellent Facebook pages "Blue Funnel for Old Timers" and "Elder Dempster Lines of Liverpool". There is also another for Ocean Transport and Trading.

Amazing...
Forum: Palm Line 26th May 2017, 04:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,809
Posted By Howard S
Palm Line Facebook Page "Palm Line, United Africa Co."

After spending enjoyable times on Elders and Blue Funnel Facebook Pages (where my seafaring baby steps began, 1970-73) I finally decided I would take the initiative and start a Facebook page for Palm...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 15th February 2017, 23:20
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
David Deans CEngr I think.

David Deans CEngr I think.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th July 2016, 05:03
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
Yes that's Beaver! I left him and Bob WEilkinson...

Yes that's Beaver! I left him and Bob WEilkinson before they headed for basrah. We got a lot out of mileage out of beaver in the USA! Bob Wilkinson was a great guy.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th July 2016, 05:00
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
That is Clive Beaver I believe. Quite a guy,...

That is Clive Beaver I believe. Quite a guy, Great shipmate. I wonder if he remembers "Big Willie" on the Ibn Al Haitham!!?? That is a thing not a person incidentally.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th July 2016, 04:57
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
saudisid........As soon as I posted my reply to...

saudisid........As soon as I posted my reply to your pic I see your reply. Am having a UASC night sat here at the desk top at home in Jamaica. I got two right but the young lady is in fact married to...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th July 2016, 04:50
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
OK second pic is Jim Buckett C/O at the back,...

OK second pic is Jim Buckett C/O at the back, Purser looks like Mike Cooper (Ex ED's who I sailed with in "Donga")) and the young lady looks like wife of 3/O I sailed with in ED's "Dixcove" - Tom and...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th July 2016, 03:35
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
Had forgotten all about the laying up of vessels...

Had forgotten all about the laying up of vessels in Jebel Ali. My records show I left Ibn Khaldoon (Captain Bill Dodds) in Jebel Ali on 7.9.83 and joined Al Fujairah in Dubai (Captains MD Wood and D....
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th July 2016, 03:20
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
My mention of Mercantile prompted a few posts! I...

My mention of Mercantile prompted a few posts! I do recall Bob - nice chap.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th July 2016, 21:07
Replies: 774
Views: 148,989
Posted By Howard S
I just finished both books on Kindle. A great...

I just finished both books on Kindle. A great read. Brought back many memories, familiar ships and names; Bill Clague, Tommy Weale etc.

I was in UASC 79-84 as Purser. It was said though one...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 5th February 2016, 00:17
Replies: 119
Views: 40,777
Posted By Howard S
I also now remember that I did a voyage with JC...

I also now remember that I did a voyage with JC Ray in the "Dalla".
Looking through my papers I see a couple of BFL names apart from NA Joyce and NDB Martin previously mentioned. WE Bowden (Kumba)...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 5th February 2016, 00:07
Replies: 119
Views: 40,777
Posted By Howard S
I believe I have downloaded all your books on...

I believe I have downloaded all your books on Kindle. A very good read.
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