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Search: Posts Made By: Ken Davies
Forum: Coasters 12th November 2008, 20:29
Replies: 9
Views: 2,225
Posted By Ken Davies
Hi Myjan, Me again. Captain ken Shaw's father,...

Hi Myjan,
Me again. Captain ken Shaw's father, Hughie, bought Summers' Eldorita in the forties. As I recall he was a schoonerman. I'm sure I have some stuff about them somewhere, and will let you...
Forum: Say Hello 12th November 2008, 20:26
Replies: 19
Views: 1,670
Posted By Ken Davies
Hi Myjan, i sailed in coasters late fifties and...

Hi Myjan,
i sailed in coasters late fifties and early sixties. Would always be glad to chat.
Cheers
Ken Davies
Forum: Ship Research 12th November 2008, 20:23
Replies: 32
Views: 8,930
Posted By Ken Davies
Hi Peter, R.S Fenton gives all the gen about...

Hi Peter,
R.S Fenton gives all the gen about Indorita and Coppack's other vessel in his 'Cambrian Coasters.' Tom Coppack's book 'A lifetime with ships' is also a great read.
She was built for...
Forum: Say Hello 12th November 2008, 20:13
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By Ken Davies
Helo Twmwil, Not a steam coasterman myself -...

Helo Twmwil,
Not a steam coasterman myself - except for a short spell aboard Monroe's Kylequeen. William Donnan was skipper and Wil Owen mate. Tom Owen relieved as skipper for a trip. Second...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 12th November 2008, 20:01
Replies: 9
Views: 3,773
Posted By Ken Davies
Hi Hague, I was on Coppack's Normanby Hall...

Hi Hague,
I was on Coppack's Normanby Hall twice during the the fifties and sixties. Some real old sailormen in them. The skipper you mention sounds like Arthur Bennett. Interesting experience. If...
Forum: Tugs 12th November 2008, 19:40
Replies: 125
Views: 29,044
Posted By Ken Davies
Thanks for all the gen. I was priveleged to do a...

Thanks for all the gen. I was priveleged to do a trip aboard te big L during the cod war with Norman Story and danny Betts. Great crowd of blokes. Did another aboard Statesman. Would love to hear...
Forum: Ship Research 12th November 2008, 19:33
Replies: 46
Views: 15,307
Posted By Ken Davies
Once sailed with an ex-skipper from Hull Gates...

Once sailed with an ex-skipper from Hull Gates called Jack Catherine. Had a very interesting background. Passed away in north Wales many years ago.
Cheers
Ken Davies
Forum: Say Hello 31st October 2008, 19:15
Replies: 17
Views: 3,937
Posted By Ken Davies
Smile Lloydsman and Statesman

I was on both these vesels as AB during the 1973 Cod War.
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