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Search: Posts Made By: doric
Forum: Ship Research 30th September 2014, 12:03
Replies: 50
Views: 23,135
Posted By doric
Smile The ship Devonia

As a young fellow born in Swansea, in 1927 , there was later a ship named Devonia, with a white hull, which was a ferry between Swansea and Devon. She had a sister ship on the same route named Glen...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th June 2013, 12:57
Replies: 5
Views: 1,685
Posted By doric
Smile Royal Yacht Gothic 1953/54.

I consider the above mentioned vessel to be included in this category. She was the first Merchant Navy vessel to be chosen as the Royal Yacht .

She had her normal Merchant Navy crew aboard, plus...
Forum: Ship Research 13th June 2013, 11:58
Replies: 0
Views: 556
Posted By doric
Smile Murray Princess Paddle Steamer Australia

The above mentioned vessel operates on the Murray River in South Australia, I would like to get an A4 size photograph of her, can anyone help?. Terence Williams R 538301.
Forum: The Radio Room 6th September 2012, 14:06
Replies: 131
Views: 30,827
Posted By doric
Smile Terence Williams

Being selected as 2nd Electrical Engineer on the Royal Yacht Gothic for the Royal Commonwealth Tour 1953/54.

Terence Williams R538301
Forum: The Engine Room 17th December 2011, 11:14
Replies: 364
Views: 120,531
Posted By doric
Thumbs up Worst ships I sailed on.

I consider I never sailed on a bad ship:-

Two voyages on Dominion Monarch.
One voyage on Wairangi.
Two voyages on Taranaki.
Two voyages ( including Royal Tour ) on Gothic.
One voyage on...
Forum: Ship Research 7th September 2011, 10:02
Replies: 9
Views: 4,584
Posted By doric
Smile Royal Yacht Gothic 1953/54

Hello there,

I served as 2nd Electrical Engineer Officer for that voyage, despite age 83, memory still good, would be pleased to answer your questions.

Regards, Terence Williams. R538301.
Forum: The Radio Room 24th August 2011, 12:30
Replies: 349
Views: 93,411
Posted By doric
Smile The Best Bar

In the 1950's, The Denmark Arms in East Ham, with the New Zealand barmaids.

Terence Williams. R538301.
(Applause)
Forum: The Radio Room 6th August 2011, 13:36
Replies: 63
Views: 11,430
Posted By doric
Payslip 1950

When I entered the Merchant Navy, with the Shaw Savill Lines on the "Dominion Monarch" as a junior Elect.Engineer in 1950 my pay was 26.00 pounds per month.

Terence Williams. R 538301.
(A)
Forum: Say Hello 13th April 2011, 09:58
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By doric
Smile First Post

Welcome aboard from Melbourne Australia. A great ship, great crew, ask questions they will be answered.

Terence Williams R538301.(Thumb)
Forum: Say Hello 8th November 2010, 10:35
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By doric
Welcome aboard bobbyr, from Melbourne Australia,...

Welcome aboard bobbyr, from Melbourne Australia, great crew, enjoy the voyage.

Terence Williams. R538301.
Forum: Say Hello 11th August 2010, 13:03
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By doric
Smile Keith Lewis

Hello Keith,

Welcome aboard from Melbourne, Australia.

This is a great site, you will enjoy it.

Iechyd Dda. Terence Williams. R535301.
Forum: Say Hello 21st May 2010, 06:07
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By doric
Smile Banana Boats

Hello Kevin,

Welcome aboard from Melbourne Australia, great crew, you will enjoy the voyage.

I was born & raised in Swansea, Wales, and as a young lad used to see the white banana boats...
Forum: Say Hello 5th May 2010, 12:23
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By doric
Bogdanpase

Welcome aboard from Melbourne Australia, settle down, relax, enjoy the Voyage.
Regards, Terence Williams. R538301.(A)
Forum: Say Hello 5th May 2010, 11:45
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By doric
Smile Roma

Welcome aboard this great vessel from Melbourne Australia, terrific crew,may your stay be a long & enjoyable one. Terence Williams.R538301.(A)
Forum: The Radio Room 8th April 2010, 09:01
Replies: 130
Views: 17,024
Posted By doric
Smile Things that Happen

During 1953/54 I was appointed 2nd Electrical Engineer aboard T.S.S. "Gothic ", which had been chosen as the Royal Yacht for the Royal Commonwealth Tour.

We used to operate a film show for H.M....
Forum: Say Hello 8th April 2010, 08:35
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By doric
old sea dogs

Hello robpau 12,

Welcome aboard this great vessel from Melbourne Australia, great crew, ask questions and enjoy the trip.

Terence Williams. R538301.(A)
Forum: Say Hello 18th March 2010, 10:18
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By doric
Canning

Welcome aboard from Melbourne Australia, enjoy your voyage with us, ask questions, they will be answered.

Terence Williams. R538301.(A)(Thumb)
Forum: Say Hello 18th March 2010, 09:47
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By doric
gmackinnon

Welcome aboard from Melbourne Australia, great crew, great skip, enjoy the voyage.

Terence Williams. R538301.(A)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 18th March 2010, 09:41
Replies: 24
Views: 4,291
Posted By doric
Free Anti virus software

My personal opinion of free anti virus software is that eventually after a time, problems occur.

For the past ten years I have been using Trend Micro Internet Security Home edition. During this...
Forum: Say Hello 18th March 2010, 09:30
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By doric
Billrot

Welcome aboard this great site, great crew, the best Captain, enjoy the experience.

Terence Williams. R538301.(A)
Forum: Say Hello 2nd March 2010, 08:53
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By doric
Smile Grahame

Welcome aboard from Sunny Australia, may all your dives be successful, and enjoy your voyage with this great ship and it's crew. Terence Williams.(A)
Forum: The Engine Room 17th December 2009, 11:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,776
Posted By doric
Smile Liner with four diesel engines

My first two deep sea voyages, as a junior Electrical Engineer was on the Shaw Savill Q.S.M.V. Dominion Monarch, 1st class passenger cargo liner, with 500 passengers.

She had four Doxford Engines,...
Forum: Ship Research 13th December 2009, 10:34
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By doric
Smile Portis Manor

My father did a trip during the early 1900's on board a vessel named Portis Manor, would appreciate any news regarding this vessel.

Terence Williams R538301.(A)
Forum: Say Hello 9th November 2009, 11:08
Replies: 9
Views: 2,983
Posted By doric
Smile M.v. Cedric

Hello Davos 56

Go to the following website, where you wil not only get a photograph of Cedric, but also the history of the Shaw Savill Line.

www.shawsavillships.co.uk/ssa_hist.htm

Regards...
Forum: Passenger Liners 9th November 2009, 10:53
Replies: 17
Views: 3,564
Posted By doric
Smile Black Prince

There was also another vessel by the name of Black Prince.

I was fortunate to be selected as 2nd Electrical Engineer Officer aboard T.S.S." Gothic" for the Royal Commonwealth Tour of 1953/54.
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