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Forum: Houlder Brothers 12th August 2018, 02:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,729
Posted By handybilly7
Was 3/M round trip Liverpool BA 1970? General...

Was 3/M round trip Liverpool BA 1970? General cargo out and back--Master Gentleman Capt. Capon, Chief Mate Kevin Campbell - later UJ, 2/M Ed from Basra, Bosun Geordie Matt (sunk 3 times in WW ll.)...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th July 2018, 01:46
Replies: 7
Views: 1,729
Posted By handybilly7
Devis was a Lamport Holt cargo ship. Believe...

Devis was a Lamport Holt cargo ship. Believe Mulligan and Capon were Houlder Bros. Masters.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 8th May 2018, 03:13
Replies: 16
Views: 3,152
Posted By handybilly7
Stolt Abadesa converted 1969 40+ grades,owner...

Stolt Abadesa converted 1969 40+ grades,owner Houlder Bros. 1973 sold to Stolt Nielsen,renamed Stolt Tiger,managers Huntings of NewCastle. Nice ship--still sailing mid 1980's.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th December 2016, 23:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,851
Posted By handybilly7
Hullboy sorry missed your message--the Capt. and...

Hullboy sorry missed your message--the Capt. and wife was probably Capt. Richards and his wife. Don't recall the Houston caustic cleaning incident but do recall Chief Mate Jerry Lees--having to go...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th November 2016, 18:45
Replies: 193
Views: 37,375
Posted By handybilly7
J Jacques? sailed with same on Orelia and later...

J Jacques? sailed with same on Orelia and later as Master on "Avogadro" all 850 GT of her...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th March 2016, 01:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,851
Posted By handybilly7
Shooting at the Moulin Roge

HullBoy--wow all these years and I never knew--recall when we sailed some crew members were left behind--I assumed in hospital? I was 3rd Mate on cargo watch so never did go ashore that night. Sailed...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th March 2016, 00:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,851
Posted By handybilly7
Check out my photo of "stolt grange" in...

Check out my photo of "stolt grange" in Montevideo 1971. This was the trip when the saloon steward shot the cook--in the Moulin Rouge Recife.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th March 2016, 00:52
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By handybilly7
Neil Gibson Scottish Prince

Is Neil Gibson on this site? ex LNS ex Ealing Broadway?
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th September 2015, 19:57
Replies: 33
Views: 11,809
Posted By handybilly7
Coatzacoalcos Mexico-- Spring 1984?--recall...

Coatzacoalcos Mexico-- Spring 1984?--recall Hornby and Elstree followed each other into Pemex Pajaritos to load crude oil. Believe I visited the Hornby--Master Peter Creber,Mate John Yeo and 3/e...
Forum: Bank Line 22nd May 2015, 13:29
Replies: 4
Views: 2,042
Posted By handybilly7
I put a photo of Birchbank in BA in "My...

I put a photo of Birchbank in BA in "My Photos"
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 23rd April 2014, 02:03
Replies: 12
Views: 5,000
Posted By handybilly7
Was Bernie Richardson Cadet Captain in the late...

Was Bernie Richardson Cadet Captain in the late 1960's?
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th February 2014, 21:39
Replies: 1,019
Views: 245,556
Posted By handybilly7
London Monday

Passing 53 Leadenhall Street--went inside and asked front desk if any "Furness Withy or Houlder offices?" "Yes sir--long time ago" Ancient history.
Went on down Minories and see London School of...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 26th May 2013, 20:47
Replies: 37
Views: 8,513
Posted By handybilly7
Same scenario happened to me as 3/0 on the...

Same scenario happened to me as 3/0 on the "Westbury" out bound from Port Harcourt--Sapele--Elder Dempster charter--told the old man (Capt.Williams?) going wrong side of buoy --took corrective action...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 20th August 2012, 01:26
Replies: 1
Views: 1,182
Posted By handybilly7
Panama Canal in 2 mins---- + music..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sx3ZodnJNA&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Houlder Brothers 8th February 2012, 21:13
Replies: 1,019
Views: 245,556
Posted By handybilly7
Dan I sailed with you on that trip as 3/M- recall...

Dan I sailed with you on that trip as 3/M- recall we would BS during the 8-12 under a tropical moon? Stolt's South America service--40 grades south--clean tanks and molasses north. Capt.B.Ditchburn?...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 6th January 2012, 14:05
Replies: 114
Views: 33,423
Posted By handybilly7
Sorry to hear of Danny`s passing.My sincere...

Sorry to hear of Danny`s passing.My sincere condolences to Danny`s family.Many years have passed -- but I remember Danny as a real gentleman--always ready to share and help others and the very best...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th October 2011, 14:34
Replies: 114
Views: 33,423
Posted By handybilly7
Willy check this posting out it has a wimpey...

Willy check this posting out it has a wimpey sealion/UJ photo.


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Forum: Tankers 11th February 2011, 18:45
Replies: 22
Views: 13,463
Posted By handybilly7
Hydro Testing

Gentlemen--many thanks for the replies and info which most helpful.(Thumb)
Forum: Tankers 11th February 2011, 18:42
Replies: 4
Views: 2,968
Posted By handybilly7
"Shieldhall" delivered to Southern Water...

"Shieldhall" delivered to Southern Water Authority in December 1977--Glasgow to Southampton via Holyhead.
Forum: Tankers 3rd February 2011, 00:17
Replies: 22
Views: 13,463
Posted By handybilly7
Tanker Hydro Testing Valves and Lines

Ref the hydrostatic testing of cargo pipelines and valves-- does anybody know of any "written instructions" or company procedures? Grateful any lead or web site I can visit.
Thanks
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