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Search: Posts Made By: E.Martin
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 27th September 2017, 18:56
Replies: 161
Views: 10,212
Posted By E.Martin
I always thought you became established when you...

I always thought you became established when you signed a contract with the Shipping Federation.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 25th September 2017, 16:29
Replies: 161
Views: 10,212
Posted By E.Martin
Ring Bolt,a new one on me,few more words we use...

Ring Bolt,a new one on me,few more words we use to use.
Smoke O,Tweendecks,Bowsing Line,Guest Warp," 2 in the water Mr Mate,Round Turn,Bow line,Piss Baller,Jumbo,Gooseneck,,Monkey Island,truck,Fore...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd May 2017, 08:32
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By E.Martin
Thrum Mats

The mats used on the rigging we called them Thrum Mats.
Quite simple to make,a length of spunyarn and some rope yarns,
We used them on a Drifters Mizzen.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 22nd February 2017, 14:42
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By E.Martin
I Knew a Eric Read in the late forties early...

I Knew a Eric Read in the late forties early fifties,I believe he finished
up fishing from Newlyn.
Forum: The Galley 31st October 2016, 19:27
Replies: 116
Views: 30,546
Posted By E.Martin
Our toilet rolls are always overwind

Our toilet rolls are always overwind
Forum: Say Hello 2nd August 2016, 16:23
Replies: 10
Views: 994
Posted By E.Martin
Fishery Protection

HMS Mariner was quite often moored at Lowestoft in the late 40ties early 50ties she was involved with Fishery Protection.
Forum: Say Hello 25th April 2016, 08:39
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By E.Martin
Ships Bell

I read some where that when a RN ship pays off and is going for scrap
the ships bell is always offered to the first CO.
Forum: Ship Research 31st March 2016, 11:04
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By E.Martin
Try MMS 107

Try MMS 107
Forum: Fishing Vessels 1st October 2015, 09:03
Replies: 362
Views: 133,861
Posted By E.Martin
Aline

Aline, skipper owner Dave Friday. overturned and sank while hauling
some where south of Lowestoft 20 odd years ago,one survivor,he was spotted and picked up by the Hook of Holland Harwich Ferry.
I...
Forum: Say Hello 26th August 2015, 13:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,834
Posted By E.Martin
How many people know any thing about HMS Petard? ...

How many people know any thing about HMS Petard?
She was involved with the sinking of 3 submarines,1 German,1 Italian,1 Japanese.
I read somewhere that one of her CO's had his own machine gun on...
Forum: Say Hello 26th August 2015, 08:54
Replies: 16
Views: 2,834
Posted By E.Martin
During WW2 when HMS Petard helped to blow a U...

During WW2 when HMS Petard helped to blow a U Boat to the surface,three of the Petard's crew got on board the sinking U Boat and retrieved the latest code books and a Enigma machine.
Chief Officer,a...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 4th May 2015, 13:37
Replies: 8
Views: 2,702
Posted By E.Martin
Google Yellow Tail Lowestoft Trawler every thing...

Google Yellow Tail Lowestoft Trawler every thing you want
Forum: Fishing Vessels 4th May 2015, 11:11
Replies: 8
Views: 2,702
Posted By E.Martin
[QUOTE=tonyj1984;1390274]Hi, I was wondering if...

[QUOTE=tonyj1984;1390274]Hi, I was wondering if anybody knew the name and some history about the sunken boat in the picture in the link below. I don't believe it is there anymore but it looked like...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 21st April 2015, 08:54
Replies: 14
Views: 2,610
Posted By E.Martin
The Terror of Highway 101

He took off like a devil there was fire in his eyes
He said I'll go a thousand miles before the sun could rise
But he hit a screaming Diesel that was California bound
When they cleared the...
Forum: Say Hello 1st April 2015, 11:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,362
Posted By E.Martin
Send me your email address,I will forward a photo...

Send me your email address,I will forward a photo of Loyal Friend LT64
Forum: Royal Mail Line 7th February 2015, 13:27
Replies: 4
Views: 3,421
Posted By E.Martin
Potaro

I Did one trip on the Potaro to the Caribbean and Spanish Main April 1954.
Forum: Say Hello 28th December 2014, 15:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,763
Posted By E.Martin
Fouling the mine was a bit of a fluke

Fouling the mine was a bit of a fluke
Forum: Ship Research 2nd November 2014, 16:06
Replies: 7
Views: 2,508
Posted By E.Martin
I paid off Zealand 05-05-58,Captain Sinclair was...

I paid off Zealand 05-05-58,Captain Sinclair was the Master.
Definateley a mix up regarding her name.
Forum: The Bridge 22nd October 2014, 17:48
Replies: 200
Views: 34,480
Posted By E.Martin
AB Certificate

Fishing 3 years.
Ordinary Seaman Coasting,After a few months EDH and sight and lantern test.
Lamp trimmer,Deck Stores, Bosun.
1952 had to see the Shipping Master who gave me a AB'Certificate...
Forum: Say Hello 14th September 2014, 14:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By E.Martin
Rnps

Try Royal Naval Patrol Service
Forum: Say Hello 25th August 2014, 15:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,235
Posted By E.Martin
Mn

Fishing was classed as Merchant Navy in WW2 all fishermen were issued
with the MN badge.
Forum: Ship Research 12th July 2014, 16:04
Replies: 7
Views: 2,045
Posted By E.Martin
Fountains Abbey was on fire and was abandoned in...

Fountains Abbey was on fire and was abandoned in a gale in the
North Sea February 1962.
The Trawler Boston Spitfire went to the scene and the Spitfires Mate
jumped over the side and rescued the...
Forum: The Radio Room 12th May 2014, 14:54
Replies: 27
Views: 5,519
Posted By E.Martin
Stowaways

Was on a ship Federal Voyager for 8 months we had been running iron ore from Sept Isles to Montreal,we had a refit in Montreal before leaving
for Hull,by the time we reached Quebec 6 stowaways had...
Forum: Wrecks 11th May 2014, 18:07
Replies: 12
Views: 4,006
Posted By E.Martin
What happened to the Congolese crew what took off...

What happened to the Congolese crew what took off in a lifeboat.
Forum: Tankers 5th May 2014, 13:18
Replies: 24
Views: 4,249
Posted By E.Martin
Night ashore

Esso Southampton Mena al Amadi back to Southampton at a steady 9 knots one night ashore at Fawley every 9 weeks.
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