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Search: Posts Made By: Pam Turner
Forum: Ellerman 19th August 2018, 17:50
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
Hi John, What a great anecdote. Have been to...

Hi John,
What a great anecdote. Have been to Lisbon, it's a lovely city. Well, had a look at the Voyage Record Cards for about 12 trips Dad made, at the Guildhall Library in London last Thursday. I...
Forum: Ellerman 6th August 2018, 15:51
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
My Dad, Bill.

Hello again John,
Hope you are well. Off down south next week and going to the Guildhall library to look at some Voyage Record Cards of some of Dad's trips, particularly the longer trips.

Would...
Forum: Ellerman 5th May 2018, 17:32
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
Hello again. Yes, it has lifted my spirits a...

Hello again. Yes, it has lifted my spirits a little to hear from you. Thank you again, and I will of course have more questions for you at a later date, if you can bear it?! A shame there are no...
Forum: Ellerman 5th May 2018, 15:01
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
Bless you John for telling me this. This is the...

Bless you John for telling me this.
This is the only contact I have had from anyone who actually remembered working with/alongside him. Your timing is perfect too, as your message has come three...
Forum: Ellerman 27th September 2017, 17:30
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
Thanks for this Dave. BoT I assume is Board of...

Thanks for this Dave. BoT I assume is Board of Trade, but what is MCA? Had no idea what an Eng 2 was, or Eng 1 - thought they might be shorthand for different engineer ratings!!
Forum: Ellerman 27th September 2017, 10:53
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
Hi Alan, I knew it meant Voyage Not...

Hi Alan,

I knew it meant Voyage Not Completed. Would this have gone against him though? As I said, it appears he didn't sail again for an 18 month period, and then with a different Ellerman Line....
Forum: Ellerman 26th September 2017, 21:17
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
Thanks Saudisid. Don't know what's up with...

Thanks Saudisid.

Don't know what's up with me at the mo, but forgot to say that Dad got the VNC when he was on The Darinian for those 4 days in March 1967, he was on the City of Eastbourne 18...
Forum: Ellerman 26th September 2017, 18:22
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
VNC's could that lead to a seaman being...

VNC's could that lead to a seaman being blacklisted for a time??

here's the thing my Dad joined the Darinian on 15 March 1967 for a foreign trip, his record book shows he left the ship on 20...
Forum: Ellerman 14th September 2017, 11:04
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
Hiya Joe Q, According to Dad's records he...

Hiya Joe Q,

According to Dad's records he was only on the Athenian once very briefly in Feb '71, a home trade run. Have browsed the gallery and found most of his ships in there which was nice....
Forum: Ellerman 14th September 2017, 11:00
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
Thanks Alan - your post fits with my research to...

Thanks Alan - your post fits with my research to date. What does 'bare boat' mean?
Forum: Ellerman 8th September 2017, 09:56
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
Hiya, I have researched a number of dad's ships...

Hiya, I have researched a number of dad's ships and I'm confident that the T ships weren't Norwegian. Mid 70s the T ships all changed names as were transferred to Ellerman City Liners so for example...
Forum: Ellerman 8th September 2017, 00:42
Replies: 22
Views: 4,100
Posted By Pam Turner
Bill (William) Turner - engineer 50s - late 70s

Hi,

Bill was my Dad, (from Liverpool) and engineer on quite a number of Ellerman ships, He passed away in March '83, Mum gave me his discharge books only quite recently. Would have been 82 this...
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