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Search: Posts Made By: backsplice
Forum: Ship Research 30th August 2019, 01:21
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By backsplice
I remember as a lad 2 years before I went to sea...

I remember as a lad 2 years before I went to sea myself I watched the ...
Forum: Say Hello 4th August 2019, 10:26
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By backsplice
Stuk

Steve ...you should sign on with the facebook page
Shell Tankers (UK)Ltd if you don,t find any old shipmates there I,ll come down the murrey and stoke the boilers ...even...
Forum: Say Hello 9th April 2019, 08:07
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By backsplice
you might get help here ... facebook page ...

you might get help here ... facebook page Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd. good luck
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 21st January 2019, 04:19
Replies: 10
Views: 1,097
Posted By backsplice
You should try and get a copy of the book "The...

You should try and get a copy of the book "The VINDICATRIX " or the next volume "THE VINDI BOYS " they have all you need to know about the old girl
Forum: Ship Research 23rd August 2018, 23:41
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By backsplice
Try asking the Maritime history archive at...

Try asking the Maritime history archive at Memorial University of Newfoundland their website is http://www.mun.ca/mha if you ask if the hold the records for the "Kyleglen " official No 160272...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 4th July 2018, 04:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By backsplice
I remember while with Currie's of Leith all the...

I remember while with Currie's of Leith all the officers were issued with Patrol jackets I got a hand me down from the chief steward loved it !!!........ that was in 58
Forum: Say Hello 11th June 2018, 09:56
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By backsplice
You should join the "Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd...

You should join the "Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd facebook (Smoke)page
Forum: Say Hello 10th May 2018, 09:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,696
Posted By backsplice
Have a look in the Ships Nostalgia gallery plenty...

Have a look in the Ships Nostalgia gallery plenty to pick from
Forum: Say Hello 17th February 2018, 05:41
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By backsplice
I too enjoyed it a good yarn ...reminded me of my...

I too enjoyed it a good yarn ...reminded me of my early days at sea about the same era
Forum: Say Hello 24th August 2017, 05:04
Replies: 31
Views: 4,028
Posted By backsplice
Caledon

Hello Angus........... as a laddie in the early 50,s I used to travel from Carnoustie to the toon on the Alexanders "low" road bus ...passing the boat yard ...and the big Swell hanger along the...
Forum: Say Hello 7th August 2017, 00:11
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By backsplice
I think nearly everybody that sailed on a SAL...

I think nearly everybody that sailed on a SAL boat enjoyed their time I was on the SALVINA on her last trip in 72 .....most of the crowd had been on other SAL boats previous......a great company...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 12th April 2017, 11:45
Replies: 20
Views: 2,180
Posted By backsplice
Top notch stuff well done Hugh !!!

Top notch stuff well done Hugh !!!
Forum: Ship Research 25th March 2017, 07:09
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By backsplice
Thirlby Ropners

Any hands out there know anything about the Ropners tanker "THIRLBY" being involved in a collision in the Thames estuary I think 1959 and any photos if available
Yours Aye
Backsplice
Forum: Say Hello 25th January 2017, 00:36
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By backsplice
Hello Ann ....try the Ben Line thread in shipping...

Hello Ann ....try the Ben Line thread in shipping news further down on this site .....I,m sure you will get replies there ???
Forum: Say Hello 12th January 2017, 02:34
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By backsplice
Fit like Dan ...........I sailed with a Jim Flett...

Fit like Dan ...........I sailed with a Jim Flett fae Findochty in the late 50,s he was the Mate on a coaster I was on .....for nearly 12 months that seems to be a fairly well known name up around...
Forum: Ship Research 25th December 2016, 02:33
Replies: 37
Views: 3,225
Posted By backsplice
Perhaps its just a ship based on any of the cargo...

Perhaps its just a ship based on any of the cargo ships that were in and out of HK not a specific ship
only a thought lads ?????
Merry Xmas and Happy New year to all hands from down under !!!
Forum: Say Hello 27th October 2016, 00:39
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By backsplice
Neil ............. you,ll find some of your mates...

Neil ............. you,ll find some of your mates here!!!
Shell Tankers (UK) Ltd. on facebook
Forum: Say Hello 14th October 2016, 00:08
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By backsplice
When I first went to sea in 57 I remember being...

When I first went to sea in 57 I remember being advised .....don,t take the "Captain Cook "...... and I heard a lot of bad stories about her !!!!!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 15th September 2016, 05:01
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By backsplice
Hello there ........... I was,nt on the "Salvada...

Hello there ........... I was,nt on the "Salvada " but sailed with several of the crew on the "Salvina"...I understand the pay off was in Hong Kong sometime towards the end of 71 or just into 72 ...
Forum: Say Hello 29th July 2016, 10:09
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By backsplice
Try the facebook pages of " SHELL TANKERS UK...

Try the facebook pages of " SHELL TANKERS UK LTD they would be delighted with the photos etc ???
Forum: Say Hello 18th May 2016, 02:58
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By backsplice
I seem to remember such items ..... 1 on the...

I seem to remember such items .....
1 on the bridge
1 on the poop deck
1 on the foc,sle
from memory the one up forward could be used by the foc,sle lookout at night and before walkie talkies...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 15th May 2016, 00:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,083
Posted By backsplice
Hi Hugh ........... I only suggested that...

Hi Hugh ........... I only suggested that because I have obtained copies of logs from 1957 /59 / 70 /72 and one of these was home trade but it would,nt hurt for Diane to try its only an email...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 14th May 2016, 03:40
Replies: 18
Views: 2,083
Posted By backsplice
Hi Diane............ this may be another...

Hi Diane............ this may be another direction !!
If you have the name of the Shell Tanker and the date of the incident you could email the
Maritime History Archive
Memorial university...
Forum: Colliers 11th March 2016, 09:06
Replies: 10
Views: 5,936
Posted By backsplice
here are a few pics courtesy of photoship

here are a few pics courtesy of photoship
Forum: Ship Research 1st March 2016, 03:30
Replies: 19
Views: 2,698
Posted By backsplice
Here ,s one for you from the STUK page the "MYR...

Here ,s one for you from the STUK page the "MYR SHELL"
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