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Search: Posts Made By: retfordmackem
Forum: BP Shipping 22nd February 2016, 18:29
Replies: 40
Views: 5,988
Posted By retfordmackem
Fantastic read, from an old Lecky 1970-1974

Fantastic read, from an old Lecky 1970-1974
Forum: J & J Denholm 31st August 2015, 15:04
Replies: 28
Views: 6,113
Posted By retfordmackem
Joined a ship in Barry island at dry dock.When we...

Joined a ship in Barry island at dry dock.When we sailed I was asked if I could wire something up .Then they opened a cabin door and inside was a Dodgem car. I kid you not, evidently from Butlins up...
Forum: BP Shipping 25th August 2015, 00:02
Replies: 2
Views: 2,030
Posted By retfordmackem
What a pity we go away 4th ,would have loved to...

What a pity we go away 4th ,would have loved to have gone.
Forum: BP Shipping 17th August 2015, 15:59
Replies: 23
Views: 8,618
Posted By retfordmackem
[QUOTE=samyorke;1265386]Stuart Mycroft, 3/O, on...

[QUOTE=samyorke;1265386]Stuart Mycroft, 3/O, on the left...[/QUOTE
Remember Stuart well, from time on the Gunner April -August 1970(I. He did me a fantastic crossing the line scroll on crossing the...
Forum: BP Shipping 17th August 2015, 15:40
Replies: 38
Views: 7,642
Posted By retfordmackem
What would health and Bl***y safety make of it...

What would health and Bl***y safety make of it now . interesting films .
Forum: BP Shipping 14th August 2015, 14:05
Replies: 27
Views: 7,014
Posted By retfordmackem
Correct Dave just checked my discharge book .I...

Correct Dave just checked my discharge book .I left in Swansea 21/9/73. Cannot remember anyone on board at all . All I remember is the switchgear room being clean and tidy and loved working on it....
Forum: BP Shipping 14th August 2015, 13:57
Replies: 27
Views: 7,014
Posted By retfordmackem
Correct Dave ,I was not on long enough to...

Correct Dave ,I was not on long enough to remember anyones names although Graham has posted them on here . All I remember is the tidy and clean switchgear room, and the fact that it was bound for...
Forum: BP Shipping 11th August 2015, 22:16
Replies: 27
Views: 7,014
Posted By retfordmackem
Not sure if I met him. I joined the Hazel in...

Not sure if I met him. I joined the Hazel in Teesport,2 miles from where I lived in Billingham. Unfortunately the trip only lasted as I came down with Haemmarhoids and had to sign off after only 2...
Forum: BP Shipping 11th August 2015, 21:56
Replies: 38
Views: 7,642
Posted By retfordmackem
Looking forward to seeing it mikey boy. Are you...

Looking forward to seeing it mikey boy. Are you well? Wish I could get over there to see you one more time.
Forum: BP Shipping 11th August 2015, 21:53
Replies: 53
Views: 16,981
Posted By retfordmackem
I remember now Graham .Lot on my mind at present....

I remember now Graham .Lot on my mind at present. Keep the good work up . Horlicks to the non believers.
Forum: BP Shipping 11th August 2015, 13:11
Replies: 53
Views: 16,981
Posted By retfordmackem
Graham ,have u got Tim Cooks details /.He lives...

Graham ,have u got Tim Cooks details /.He lives in Cleethorpes /Grimsby now. Regular contact with him on Facebook, but he does not frequent this site now. E-mail is same .
Forum: BP Shipping 10th August 2015, 15:28
Replies: 40
Views: 11,393
Posted By retfordmackem
I look forward to coming on this site and feel it...

I look forward to coming on this site and feel it would be a crying shame if you did not contribute Graham. Yes ,some people are anonymous which is a shame to me . I have no worries about anyone...
Forum: BP Shipping 8th July 2015, 21:51
Replies: 16
Views: 6,533
Posted By retfordmackem
I regularly watch proceedings live from the...

I regularly watch proceedings live from the Supreme court and this is one conclusion I wholeheartedly agree with . Although it did take some 3-4 years to make the decision final for his wife to claim...
Forum: Royal Navy 11th May 2015, 19:39
Replies: 0
Views: 646
Posted By retfordmackem
Shipmates of Leading Cook S.R Scott

Sad to report the death of my brother Sidney Reay Scott of Haswell ,county Durham.Aged 82.
Trying to contact an ex mate of his Billy Thompson of county Durham .They were on the old Newcastle and...
Forum: BP Shipping 8th May 2015, 21:35
Replies: 63
Views: 15,566
Posted By retfordmackem
Thanks for the Link Colum ,good read. Hope Duncan...

Thanks for the Link Colum ,good read. Hope Duncan gets 50 members interested in purchasing a reprint for us that could not get a book .
Forum: BP Shipping 8th May 2015, 21:11
Replies: 63
Views: 15,566
Posted By retfordmackem
Put me on ths list Duncan please.

Put me on ths list Duncan please.
Forum: BP Shipping 30th April 2015, 01:10
Replies: 69
Views: 14,034
Posted By retfordmackem
Do you have dates for when you on the Reliance...

Do you have dates for when you on the Reliance Barnsey?
Forum: BP Shipping 29th April 2015, 20:29
Replies: 69
Views: 14,034
Posted By retfordmackem
Cheers Graham could have sworn he was one of the ...

Cheers Graham could have sworn he was one of the Taylors .Cpt A Gill confirmed in my discharge book. I joined the Gunner at Dry dock Barry Island 22/4/1970(so was the dodgem car from Butlins ) and...
Forum: The Radio Room 29th April 2015, 20:09
Replies: 79
Views: 11,139
Posted By retfordmackem
(Jester)(Jester)(Jester)(Jester)(Jester)(Jester)(J...

(Jester)(Jester)(Jester)(Jester)(Jester)(Jester)(Jester)
Forum: BP Shipping 29th April 2015, 19:51
Replies: 314
Views: 74,618
Posted By retfordmackem
Best of luck with your treatment Nina.

Best of luck with your treatment Nina.
Forum: BP Shipping 29th April 2015, 19:35
Replies: 69
Views: 14,034
Posted By retfordmackem
Forbes , was that the Taylor first mate on Gunner...

Forbes , was that the Taylor first mate on Gunner .When we went into black cat pub in Durban and he did the trick with pulling the table cover off when table full of drinks.
Was the Gunner the one...
Forum: BP Shipping 29th April 2015, 19:31
Replies: 69
Views: 14,034
Posted By retfordmackem
I think this is the one I was on the Gunner with...

I think this is the one I was on the Gunner with .When he was 1st mate about 1970,cannot recall his first name . He was good fun .Not Bob though ,I think.
Forum: BP Shipping 28th April 2015, 12:03
Replies: 69
Views: 14,034
Posted By retfordmackem
WSas with P McKenna on the old Patrol (Dec 70-May...

WSas with P McKenna on the old Patrol (Dec 70-May 71)(If i remember correctly).It was the year that BP did a survey on hours worked by officers.He even told us to record time spent with him in his...
Forum: Ship Research 27th April 2015, 17:55
Replies: 95
Views: 75,637
Posted By retfordmackem
did not work Ken

did not work Ken
Forum: BP Shipping 24th April 2015, 00:15
Replies: 37
Views: 7,214
Posted By retfordmackem
If its a different subject ,keep off this post...

If its a different subject ,keep off this post please .What the hell are u on about ? I do not want to know ,over and out. Should moderators stop this ?Please.
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