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Search: Posts Made By: Jim Brady
Forum: Tugs 14th July 2014, 11:48
Replies: 7
Views: 2,386
Posted By Jim Brady
Daniel Adamson.

Hello All, it's a couple of years since I was on this site just looking through today and spotted this thread on tugs.Is this of any interest atall.Daniel Adamson currently tied up Albert Dock...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 12th March 2010, 13:39
Replies: 9
Views: 2,755
Posted By Jim Brady
Frank Flood Liverpool

Hi Markcad,I know Mally Flood from Litherland and I see him around quite often,I've just phoned my brother and he tells me that Mally has a son Frank and he was on the Rigs last time he heard of him...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 10th March 2010, 15:50
Replies: 600
Views: 169,610
Posted By Jim Brady
Gravesend Sea School

1736317362Here is the class photo for Dec 56/Jan 57.Mr.Barton is the instructor.
I am on the middle row end left.
Regards
Jim Brady.
Forum: Bank Line 11th January 2010, 21:17
Replies: 18
Views: 2,506
Posted By Jim Brady
Hello to all you Sparkies,I'm going off the...

Hello to all you Sparkies,I'm going off the subject in hand but I thought this little story may be of some interest to you.
My brother died some two months ago,just before his demise he...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 7th January 2010, 16:26
Replies: 25
Views: 5,051
Posted By Jim Brady
Hi R396040,how right you are,you would never see...

Hi R396040,how right you are,you would never see a mop and bucket on a ship.Down on your old "Chips and Peas" with the scrubbing brush and the hard lump of brown soap.Talking about brown soap thats...
Forum: The Galley 5th December 2009, 20:23
Replies: 161
Views: 45,360
Posted By Jim Brady
Chief Stewards

If I remember rightly in the 50's60's the victualing rate was seven shillings per man per day.If the Chief Steward kept that rate down he was classed as a "Good" Chief Steward by the Company,a good...
Forum: The Galley 3rd October 2009, 20:11
Replies: 26
Views: 5,570
Posted By Jim Brady
Captains taste buds

When there was steak on the menu a tray of steaks would come down from the galley,one would have a mushroom on it, this was to distinguish it as "The Captains Steak"
One time I was on the...
Forum: The Galley 1st October 2009, 09:04
Replies: 116
Views: 30,594
Posted By Jim Brady
Captains Inspections

The story goes a Stewardess is doing her first trip to sea on an Empress boat and is being taught the job by the Bedroom Steward on the same set of cabins.
The day before sailing day there...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 24th September 2009, 14:37
Replies: 50
Views: 10,772
Posted By Jim Brady
Sugar Boats.

I sailed on the Crystal Sapphire maiden voyage from Camell Lairds around about 1959.There was a Deck Cadet on board by the name of Anthony Glover he was a quite big well built good looking lad,and...
Forum: Say Hello 9th August 2009, 20:28
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Jim Brady
Hi Djiga, Welcome aboard,have you...

Hi Djiga,
Welcome aboard,have you ever sailed with Split Ship Management?if so you may know my son Kevin.He was the Marketing Manager there,he is still in shipping and still living in...
Forum: The Galley 22nd July 2009, 23:42
Replies: 81
Views: 13,922
Posted By Jim Brady
Ships Food.

Somebody mentioned Plate Powder.I was sitting in my cabin one night having a beer(Iron Ore boat Oregis)2nd Stwd appeared with a plate of sandwiches here you are "scouse" I made to many for the...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 5th March 2009, 19:45
Replies: 325
Views: 63,908
Posted By Jim Brady
The Big House was the Vines,if you remember there...

The Big House was the Vines,if you remember there were big paintings 0n
the walls of steam locomotives. One day a guy came in and recognised one
of these paintings as a masterpiece and it was sold...
Forum: The Engine Room 18th January 2009, 12:24
Replies: 73
Views: 17,319
Posted By Jim Brady
I sailed on L&H's Millais,it was general cargo...

I sailed on L&H's Millais,it was general cargo out and picked up the beef in B.A
return voyage.From what I recall the beef went into the lower hold and the tween deck was sealed with heavy blocks...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 12th January 2009, 15:10
Replies: 600
Views: 169,610
Posted By Jim Brady
Somebody stated that Gravesend was closed down...

Somebody stated that Gravesend was closed down during the war because it
was to near to London and the bombings.Also training during that period was
transfered to Vindicatrix.My brother was called...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 15th December 2008, 15:17
Replies: 600
Views: 169,610
Posted By Jim Brady
Hi all you ex Gravesenders,I was there Dec.56 Jan...

Hi all you ex Gravesenders,I was there Dec.56 Jan 57.We only did five weeks
providing you had your train fare home you could go home for Xmas.
I read the posting by Larry Crowley regarding the...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 10th December 2008, 18:02
Replies: 54
Views: 19,893
Posted By Jim Brady
I dont know about the three R's but the name...

I dont know about the three R's but the name Baron or King comes to me.
You would scatter from the Pool when ever one of these were "going through"
As you approached the Pool the conversation would...
Forum: Say Hello 7th December 2008, 13:36
Replies: 33
Views: 7,225
Posted By Jim Brady
I Did The Maiden Voyage On The Crystal Sapphire...

I Did The Maiden Voyage On The Crystal Sapphire From Cammell
Llairds Yard Birkenhead.all T&l Ships Then Began With Crystal I,e
Gem,
Diamond Etc.across The Atlantic To Jamaica,she Was Like A...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 6th December 2008, 19:33
Replies: 25
Views: 4,305
Posted By Jim Brady
I sailed on the Cast Privilige (as a guest) year...

I sailed on the Cast Privilige (as a guest) year 2000.L'poolAntwerp,Montreal
L'pool.Full Croation crew. I was looking at the ships plans on the bridge,
she was an ex tanker. The catering department...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 30th November 2008, 21:09
Replies: 193
Views: 36,103
Posted By Jim Brady
oregis

I sailed on the Oregis in 1958 under captain Neil, Waterloo, Liverpool one
gentleman and his wife a lady who always came down every trip when we
were in Port Talbot. I believe he was a focs'le...
Forum: Say Hello 29th November 2008, 16:44
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By Jim Brady
Angry Just joined

Hi to all you ex gravesenders(I dont know anything about peanuts) I went
there Dec56/Jan57.Our class only did 5 weeks as Xmas fell during our intake.
Providing you had your fare you could go home...
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