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Search: Posts Made By: hootsmon
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 4th April 2007, 17:18
Replies: 23
Views: 11,588
Posted By hootsmon
I worked by the "Pipiriki" in London in 1970...

I worked by the "Pipiriki" in London in 1970 hoping to go deep sea. Opposite us was the "Manapouri" and I was asked if I would join her as one of her crew had taken ill. So I went from the oldest to...
Forum: Passenger Liners 4th April 2007, 17:07
Replies: 9
Views: 2,007
Posted By hootsmon
Hi Bob, I joined the "Andes" not long after your...

Hi Bob, I joined the "Andes" not long after your photo was taken and stayed till she went to scrap about seventy one. She was a fine old ship and was plagued with mechanical problems in her final...
Forum: Shaw Savill 4th April 2007, 16:44
Replies: 20
Views: 5,024
Posted By hootsmon
Hi Brandane, I joined the Ceramic straight from...

Hi Brandane, I joined the Ceramic straight from Gravesend as galley boy in the early seventies and was given the "x" chief fridges cabin and remember the spud peeler broke down half-way to Australia...
Forum: Say Hello 4th April 2007, 16:28
Replies: 44
Views: 6,136
Posted By hootsmon
Hi Capt. Pete, Sailed on quite a few Blue Star...

Hi Capt. Pete, Sailed on quite a few Blue Star ships in the early seventies and remember vividly their funnels standing out like a beacon when returning aboard when slightly innebriated. welcome...
Forum: Say Hello 13th December 2006, 14:47
Replies: 27
Views: 7,492
Posted By hootsmon
port line nostalgia

Hi Charlie, I sailed on the Port Launceston in 1975 in fact it was my last ship and I paid off in Auckland the same year. I sailed in numerous Port Line ships and my favourite was the Port New...
Forum: Say Hello 13th December 2006, 14:44
Replies: 27
Views: 7,492
Posted By hootsmon
port line nostalgia

Hi Charlie, I sailed on the Port Launceston in 1975 in fact it was my last ship and I paid off in Auckland the same year. I sailed in numerous Port Line ships and my favourite was the Port New...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd August 2004, 14:44
Replies: 1
Views: 712
Posted By hootsmon
Smile KG5 Happy Days

:hey: Port Line those were the days.
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