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Search: Posts Made By: Roger Bentley
Forum: The Radio Room 26th October 2019, 14:21
Replies: 60
Views: 3,666
Posted By Roger Bentley
Oops

Malcolm, Thanks. Guess in my day they missed the I in pein! Who typed our list obviously had the dreaded shakes. Best wishes, Roger
Forum: The Radio Room 26th October 2019, 10:29
Replies: 60
Views: 3,666
Posted By Roger Bentley
Smile Eh!

Malcolm, I just assumed it was a typo - there are plenty on this site! Did not feel the need to comment on this one.
At 86 I have created a few myself no doubt, as eyesight deteriorates.
Yes it is...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th October 2019, 16:17
Replies: 60
Views: 3,666
Posted By Roger Bentley
Hammer

Moulder, There was an old joke in Brocklebanks that this item's inclusion was credited to W H Bailey the Chief Brocklebank Radio Superintendent. He was in post from 1922, and I remember being...
Forum: Say Hello 16th June 2019, 17:53
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By Roger Bentley
Copyright

Old Sea Dog, As I understand it if you received the collection legally then you have the right to extend the copyright for 50 years. Clarksors who purchased several collections stamp the back of any...
Forum: Ship Research 14th June 2019, 18:11
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Roger Bentley
Queen of the Seas

Hello, I have some very old Sea Breezes from 1928 -1934. The magazine then was the magazine of the PSN Co. There seems to have been two Queen of the Seas. A contributor was asking about one vessel...
Forum: Say Hello 28th May 2019, 17:31
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Roger Bentley
Thanks

Rod, Many thanks. The pennant number of Royal Sovereign was 5, and the Sussex was 96. Service South Atlantic 1939 East Indies 1940,Home Fleet 1940-43.Eastern Fleet 1943-45.Cheers, Roger
Forum: Say Hello 27th May 2019, 13:25
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Roger Bentley
Some info

Rod, HMS Royal Sovereign a battleship was built at Portsmouth by Parsons 29/04/15 became Russian Archangelsk 1944 - 1949, and then returned broken up at Inverkeithing 18/05/49.
HMS Sussex London...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 31st August 2018, 16:20
Replies: 33
Views: 5,006
Posted By Roger Bentley
Pursers

Harry, Two on Maidan, Magdapur, that I knew. One only on the old Mathura and Malabar (the ex Sam Boat) Regards, Roger
Forum: Ship Research 7th July 2018, 11:16
Replies: 23
Views: 1,652
Posted By Roger Bentley
Good responsel

Very well said Malcolm, hopefully it will be noticed! Cheers Roger (Applause)
Forum: The Radio Room 27th June 2018, 12:18
Replies: 85
Views: 7,273
Posted By Roger Bentley
Yep

Bob, Oscar Koko - (==D) Regards, Roger
Forum: The Radio Room 27th June 2018, 10:11
Replies: 85
Views: 7,273
Posted By Roger Bentley
Wow!

So your good guys get access to the cargo plan uncover the right hold and gain access to the equipment connect it up rig a length of copper antenna wire and transmit on the correct frequency. In...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th June 2018, 16:02
Replies: 85
Views: 7,273
Posted By Roger Bentley
When I was 3rd RO of the Bibby Liner Cheshire in...

When I was 3rd RO of the Bibby Liner Cheshire in 1951 we did have a lifeboat transmitter -it was a spark transmitter permanently fitted in one of the lifeboats. I can still remember the smell of...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 28th May 2018, 11:21
Replies: 73
Views: 8,333
Posted By Roger Bentley
Bye Bye Burma

I did four trips on the old Derbyshire to Rangoon, and wanted to go and try for a radar ticket. I had always remembered one of the old salts saying that if you wanted to never come back to Burma,...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 27th May 2018, 17:01
Replies: 73
Views: 8,333
Posted By Roger Bentley
Blazing Stump

Harry, When I was in the Bibby Line we knew it as the swan with no neck, hence the blazing stump. There was a bit of a Bibby Shanty "Rangoon to the Blazing Stump 84 Days" Salaams, Roger
Forum: The Radio Room 21st April 2018, 17:09
Replies: 40
Views: 5,369
Posted By Roger Bentley
W H Bailey became radio superintendent of...

W H Bailey became radio superintendent of Brocklebanks in 1922, in 1939 he was recommended by Colonel Bates in regard to convoy radio regulations development.. George Kellam who was the brains of the...
Forum: Ship Research 11th April 2018, 18:18
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By Roger Bentley
Re A Duncan

Just checked the earlier SN details provided by A D Frost. Jogged my aged memory! I knew I had raised the question some time ago but had lost the details. Now fully refreshed. Cheers Roger
Forum: Ship Research 11th April 2018, 18:08
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By Roger Bentley
A Duncan

Many thanks for the information, much appreciated. Best regards, Roger
Forum: Ship Research 11th April 2018, 16:28
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By Roger Bentley
A Duncan Ship Photographs

Some years ago I bought some ship photographs from A Duncan who I believe operated from Gravesend. On the backs of the photos he has just written in handwriting A Duncan Copyright, does anyone know...
Forum: Say Hello 31st October 2017, 11:32
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Roger Bentley
Barcroft

According to the Lenton and Colledge Warships of WW2 fourth impression printed 1970 HMS Barcroft Pennant no Z22 built at Goole by Amos & Smith 24/09/38 was for disposal. Regards, Roger
Forum: Brocklebank Line 26th October 2017, 23:01
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Roger Bentley
Pembridge

Phil, My wife and I did a cruise with P & O. David Pembridge was Captain, I got in touch with him and he confirmed he was not related to Brocklebank's famous Pem. Cheers, Roger
Forum: BP Shipping 12th October 2017, 12:24
Replies: 16
Views: 2,016
Posted By Roger Bentley
Doubt if going shirtless in the RMP would have...

Doubt if going shirtless in the RMP would have been advisable. It was a chargeable offence to get sunburnt and have to report to the sick bay so an old sweat has told me. Cheers, Roger
Forum: Brocklebank Line 6th October 2017, 15:57
Replies: 27
Views: 4,400
Posted By Roger Bentley
Galley

Frank, Probably some coal was for the galleys, the Indian crew galleys as well as the one for the European crew. I recall when on Brocklebank's Maskeliya built 1954 seeing coal being loaded and...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 2nd October 2017, 10:02
Replies: 27
Views: 4,400
Posted By Roger Bentley
Crew size

Harry, I have a copy of the non European crew list for a Brockship, I will get it copied and sent to you. Cheers, Roger
Forum: The Radio Room 20th September 2017, 11:42
Replies: 27
Views: 3,715
Posted By Roger Bentley
Atlantic

You will see I have printed the full list of their ships in my post.
Forum: The Radio Room 19th September 2017, 15:14
Replies: 27
Views: 3,715
Posted By Roger Bentley
Fleet listing 1960

Trying to get this attached!
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