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Forum: Say Hello 5th August 2018, 17:10
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By R870879
Hi, Did three trips aboard Union Castle's...

Hi,
Did three trips aboard Union Castle's "Pendennis Castle"in 1969, as an EDH. Capetown, Port Elizabeth, East London then Durban. Turn around , then back down the coast to Cape Town again. Used to...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 12th August 2016, 17:05
Replies: 19
Views: 1,649
Posted By R870879
Since windows10 was upgraded on my PC a month or...

Since windows10 was upgraded on my PC a month or so ago,then upgraded again recently, I've had no problems at all. It's all working perfectly.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st July 2016, 10:29
Replies: 183
Views: 15,502
Posted By R870879
Windows 10 upgrade

Like many others, I have had numerous and frustrating problems since downloading the free edition of Windows 10 last year. However I persisted with it and yesterday evening a window suddenly popped...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 27th March 2016, 08:37
Replies: 69
Views: 24,489
Posted By R870879
Is it just me or is anyone else experiencing it...

Is it just me or is anyone else experiencing it but when I click on the link, I just get taken to a Swedish IT domain ad?
Forum: Container Vessels 24th March 2016, 14:24
Replies: 13
Views: 4,501
Posted By R870879
What is a normal running crew comprised of? i.e....

What is a normal running crew comprised of? i.e. Captain, navigating officers, engineers, catering and GP ratings?
Forum: Container Vessels 24th March 2016, 10:38
Replies: 13
Views: 4,501
Posted By R870879
Crew list

Slightly off subject I know but amongst the facts and figures about Maersk's new container ships, it mentions "normal crew 19 maximum 34". Anyone know how those figures are arrived at?
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th August 2015, 17:54
Replies: 127
Views: 19,862
Posted By R870879
CD/DVD player disappeared after installing windows 10

Seems like there is a glitch with windows 10 regarding CD/DVD players. I checked "my computer" for installed drives but my DVD players is not there at all. Although the tray opens and closes ok, it...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 21st May 2015, 18:54
Replies: 15
Views: 9,675
Posted By R870879
Maiden voyage of Morant

I also sailed on the Morant's maiden voyage from the Kawasaki shipyard in Kobe mainly on the Central/North America/Japan trade, culminating in a diversion down to Tasmania to pick up a cargo of...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 16th February 2015, 10:14
Replies: 31
Views: 14,179
Posted By R870879
I was an O/S aboard THV Winston Churchill in...

I was an O/S aboard THV Winston Churchill in 1968, operating out of their East Cowes depot on the Isle of Wight before leaving to do my lifeboat and EDH certificates in Southampton. Went into the MN...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 22nd January 2015, 11:05
Replies: 31
Views: 16,982
Posted By R870879
Spurs

I too fondly remember the Spurs bar from my time on the Pendennis Castle. Bar stools shaped like cowboy's saddles, great local bands, good run ashore.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th January 2015, 23:28
Replies: 275
Views: 53,819
Posted By R870879
Just been announced on Sky news that tomorrows...

Just been announced on Sky news that tomorrows attempt to re-float her has been cancelled.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th December 2014, 10:59
Replies: 20
Views: 2,849
Posted By R870879
Buzzed

Yes it was a regular occurrence as we passed Cuba on a night time passage through the Windward Passage on board Fyffes "Camito" from Jamaica back to Southampton, late 60's early 70's
Forum: The Radio Room 14th January 2014, 11:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By R870879
Love it!! Best laugh I've had all week

Love it!! Best laugh I've had all week
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 5th October 2013, 10:25
Replies: 126
Views: 27,370
Posted By R870879
I was a crew member aboard a large motor yacht...

I was a crew member aboard a large motor yacht called MY Serena, anchored in a bay in Sardinia. The cooks laid on the party food and the owner, Loel Guiness, sent down several bottles of his best...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th August 2013, 11:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,045
Posted By R870879
Try downloading Incredimail again from their...

Try downloading Incredimail again from their website. Your existing version may need updating. It usually works for me if I have problems with Incredimail.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd March 2012, 11:44
Replies: 48
Views: 9,000
Posted By R870879
You forgot to mention the illegal dumping of...

You forgot to mention the illegal dumping of toxic waste off their coast by other countries, contaminating and destroying their fish stocks and ultimately their livelyhoods.
Forum: Ship Research 8th March 2011, 20:23
Replies: 24
Views: 10,082
Posted By R870879
Mv Dart Atlantic

Did a few trips aboard the Dart Atlantic in 1975 as an IR (AB). Bosun liked a drink and had his drinking clique who always got the cream, while the rest got the c**p.( Same old story !!) .
Very...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 9th August 2009, 21:46
Replies: 15
Views: 9,675
Posted By R870879
Smile Fyffes M boats early 1970's-Motagua

Any fellow crew members aboard the Motagua in early '71 (February, I think !) when we were caught in a hurricane off the Hawaiian Islands whilst on route from Ecaudor(?) to Japan? The ship suffered...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 9th August 2009, 20:50
Replies: 1
Views: 2,787
Posted By R870879
Smile Fyffes M boats early 1970's

Any ex Morant seaman grade1's remember assisting Louis jump ship in Hobart, Tasmania? Most of us were in our early twenties and (old) Louis (Lewis ?) was 41. He met and fell for a girl less than half...
Forum: Say Hello 8th February 2009, 16:44
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By R870879
Smile Hello!

I'm an ex EDH, GP seaman grade!1 who came ashore back in 1975 but whose heart still remains at sea. I worked aboard luxury yachts in the Med before returning to the UK and working for Trinity House,...
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