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Forum: Prince Line 11th December 2014, 16:05
Replies: 2
Views: 3,514
Posted By Plumber
Thank you Hugh, this might prove interesting...

Thank you Hugh, this might prove interesting because my Sister in Law was told her Father died at sea of pneumonia. Maybe there is a mystery to be solved.
Thanks again
Terry
Forum: Prince Line 9th December 2014, 08:52
Replies: 2
Views: 3,514
Posted By Plumber
Stuart Prince 1942-Chief Officer

I am searching for information on behalf of my Sister in Law.
Her Father was Chief Officer of the Stuart Prince when he died in 1942. His discharge book simply states "Engagement Cancelled".
Does...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th March 2014, 18:48
Replies: 26
Views: 6,649
Posted By Plumber
Hi John, Did 2 trips in the Amarna in 1954. ...

Hi John,
Did 2 trips in the Amarna in 1954.
Oranges and Lemons from the Med.
Celebrated my 21st in Newcastle. A great ship,a good crew,
one of my fondest memories
Forum: Shaw Savill 8th March 2014, 14:37
Replies: 9
Views: 4,876
Posted By Plumber
I have a photo of the DM exactly like the one...

I have a photo of the DM exactly like the one shown which I took in the 1950's
Forum: Say Hello 7th February 2014, 16:33
Replies: 6
Views: 2,191
Posted By Plumber
Ewl

Hi Andy,
Have replied to your private message, also entered Fb site
Thanks for the invite.
Regards
Terry
Forum: Nautical Colleges 9th October 2011, 14:53
Replies: 18
Views: 10,884
Posted By Plumber
Hi Ted, I was at THNS 1946-1949

Hi Ted,
I was at THNS 1946-1949
Forum: Ship Research 25th June 2011, 15:43
Replies: 20
Views: 10,367
Posted By Plumber
Hi David, My family and I sailed to Malta in...

Hi David,
My family and I sailed to Malta in the Oxfordshire in April 1962.

I had spent 10 years in the MN, but left and joined the RAF in 1958.
Posted to Malta in1962,I joined the Oxfordshire...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 30th January 2011, 20:06
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By Plumber
I Sailed on the Barford in the early 50's. ...

I Sailed on the Barford in the early 50's.

Modern type collier,single berth cabins, washing machines etc.
Sailed with 2 pals of mine,edh.s,Stan Green, Alan Norris,and all from Hull.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th November 2010, 20:22
Replies: 27
Views: 5,684
Posted By Plumber
I remember him collecting the political levy in...

I remember him collecting the political levy in the early 50's in Posterngate,Hull
Forum: Model Ships 1st August 2010, 17:50
Replies: 1
Views: 845
Posted By Plumber
Endeavour

I am attempting to build the above from Mantua Kit Art.774.
On reading the plans and a handy little book it seemed a staightforward job.
However,when I started planking I realised something wasn't...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 1st June 2010, 11:39
Replies: 21
Views: 4,891
Posted By Plumber
I remember Nobby very very well. THS 1946-1949....

I remember Nobby very very well.
THS 1946-1949.
Taught Signals,seamanship,PT lessons etc.
His home was in the Gym ,and the boxing ring was always available for "grudge fights", no fighting in the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 28th February 2010, 12:57
Replies: 35
Views: 7,729
Posted By Plumber
Orontes, 1952,O/S; Otranto 1955, AB; ...

Orontes, 1952,O/S;

Otranto 1955, AB;

Orion 1956-1957, Baggage Master
Forum: Ship Research 13th September 2009, 17:22
Replies: 0
Views: 773
Posted By Plumber
Appledore

In 1953 I joined a ship in Hull which could have been the Appledore.
I can't remember for sure because I no longer have my Discharge Book,only the number.
What I do remember is the "Old Man" being...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th September 2009, 17:19
Replies: 35
Views: 5,107
Posted By Plumber
Thank you all Gentlemen for your assistance. ...

Thank you all Gentlemen for your assistance.
System Restore did not work,niether could I rectify or repair thrugh the Control Box. It would not even allow me to click on the Internet options etc.
I...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 2nd September 2009, 18:19
Replies: 35
Views: 5,107
Posted By Plumber
I have been trying to download Firefox in place...

I have been trying to download Firefox in place of IE. The reason being I have lost my Menu Bar(ie File,Tools etc),plus my address Bar reads"about blank".
Firefox would not dowload. Tried Billyboys...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 8th August 2009, 15:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,670
Posted By Plumber
Hi Mike, Many thanks for your advice. Will have...

Hi Mike,
Many thanks for your advice. Will have to print the instructions given so that I get it right.
Looked at Eddie's method too but doesn't seem to apply to my problem.
Thanks again, will...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th August 2009, 15:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,670
Posted By Plumber
I too am having trouble with automatic updates....

I too am having trouble with automatic updates. Can anyone solve the following please.
Start the computer,unable to log on Internet. Have to Restore System
(Windows XP) to before Updates in order...
Forum: The Bridge 27th June 2009, 17:44
Replies: 24
Views: 3,299
Posted By Plumber
You Trinity House lads were a few years after...

You Trinity House lads were a few years after me.1946-1949,we had Mr. Tennyson, & Mr.Harrison,and an old ex CPO.RN forSeamanship and Signals.

I paid a visit lastl year to see what the old place...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 9th September 2008, 11:28
Replies: 25
Views: 5,166
Posted By Plumber
No one mentioned how often you could be stuck on...

No one mentioned how often you could be stuck on a sandbank
Forum: Ship Research 4th July 2008, 18:44
Replies: 30
Views: 3,242
Posted By Plumber
1949 Dor C Boy=7 month 1958 AB =...

1949 Dor C Boy=7 month

1958 AB = 36.10s month.

I know ,I was there,and I still have the pay slip from the Athelsultan 1958.

My first ship, the Moorcot,away 18months,paid off Dover...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd May 2008, 21:49
Replies: 8
Views: 1,982
Posted By Plumber
What date is the ceremony? Would like to be there...

What date is the ceremony? Would like to be there to see it.
Forum: Say Hello 20th March 2008, 15:48
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By Plumber
Hi Mike, There has been a lot of discussion...

Hi Mike,
There has been a lot of discussion just lately by past ex crew members of the Ellerman Wilson Ships.
You should find it in the forum.
Forum: Say Hello 15th March 2008, 17:45
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By Plumber
Welcome aboard Dave, I have very fond memories...

Welcome aboard Dave,
I have very fond memories of Wollongong and Port Kembla from the early 1950s.
Forum: Say Hello 15th March 2008, 17:41
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By Plumber
Welcome Mike, I spent over 12 months on the...

Welcome Mike,
I spent over 12 months on the Borodino iin 1956/57.
Sorrry to say i can;t remember your Dad because I,m not very good at remembering names these days,but I am sure someone will.
Forum: Say Hello 9th January 2008, 14:00
Replies: 6
Views: 1,379
Posted By Plumber
Rhoda Mary

Hi Jim,
Will be in touch if I can lay hands on the plans. They became a bit dog eared during the time I spent building it
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