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Search: Posts Made By: John Graham
Forum: The Engine Room 14th November 2008, 13:44
Replies: 137
Views: 51,484
Posted By John Graham
Spot on with Sandy Smith. would come across as...

Spot on with Sandy Smith. would come across as an ogre when you were in phase 1. However, I was sat with him in the GCNS canteen a few years later when doing my 4th's ticket. By that point CGNS...
Forum: The Engine Room 12th November 2008, 11:18
Replies: 66
Views: 7,461
Posted By John Graham
I know exactly how you feel. I left the merchant...

I know exactly how you feel. I left the merchant navy due to type 1 diabetes in 1983. From there I went to work for IBM as an customer engineer. I think my generation was the last generation that...
Forum: J & J Denholm 11th November 2008, 14:11
Replies: 865
Views: 192,700
Posted By John Graham
I first met Barra John when I was just 3 years...

I first met Barra John when I was just 3 years old aboard the Arisaig when she was alongside in Middlesbourough. I also sailed with him numerous times on the Seatrain container ships. He was a...
Forum: J & J Denholm 7th September 2007, 14:03
Replies: 20
Views: 3,695
Posted By John Graham
Paid off the Petrel in Nice, in France. The ship...

Paid off the Petrel in Nice, in France. The ship was at anchor, and we had to go down to the gangway onto a pilot boat. Both myself, and the 4th (Nick Crooks) made it down. Rover was coming down with...
Forum: J & J Denholm 7th August 2007, 10:47
Replies: 20
Views: 3,695
Posted By John Graham
Yup, I sailed on the Petrel, but a couple of...

Yup, I sailed on the Petrel, but a couple of years after yourself. Whilst I was on her, a certain 3rd engineer manaaged to fire up the main boiler when there was some 14 tons of oil in the furnace! ...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 4th July 2007, 14:46
Replies: 1,090
Views: 187,842
Posted By John Graham
I sailed on the Sir Alexander Glen and so can...

I sailed on the Sir Alexander Glen and so can appreciate this subject is one that raises emotions. I was at Southampton Tech College at the time of the Derbyshire sinking and remember the reaction of...
Forum: J & J Denholm 20th June 2007, 15:56
Replies: 154
Views: 32,256
Posted By John Graham
[QUOTE=paddywhack1967;115354] ...

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Paddywhack1967. I was on the Arctic Troll when Brian fell between the ship and the pier. Poor guy was in an awful mess. However, I'm glad to say he recovered, and...
Forum: J & J Denholm 8th June 2007, 11:49
Replies: 273
Views: 60,274
Posted By John Graham
One guy that simply cannot go without a mention...

One guy that simply cannot go without a mention is Barra John Galbraith. I first met John in 1963 on the Arisaig. The last time I saw him would have been around 1975 on one of the GTV's. Anyone know...
Forum: J & J Denholm 8th June 2007, 11:29
Replies: 273
Views: 60,274
Posted By John Graham
Randcmckenzie Thanks for that. Have passed...

Randcmckenzie

Thanks for that. Have passed this onto my dad. Your name does ring a bell or two. I also remember Big George. The sight of him having to stoop to walk inside the accomadation was...
Forum: J & J Denholm 7th June 2007, 15:55
Replies: 273
Views: 60,274
Posted By John Graham
Tom S What is your full name so I can pass...

Tom S

What is your full name so I can pass it on to my Father?
Forum: J & J Denholm 7th June 2007, 15:06
Replies: 273
Views: 60,274
Posted By John Graham
Just out of interest. my father was the skipper...

Just out of interest. my father was the skipper on the Asiafrieghter when it had the Arsine gas incident. It all started on his birthday (15/11/1972). Don't think it is one of his happier memories.
Forum: J & J Denholm 7th June 2007, 14:54
Replies: 273
Views: 60,274
Posted By John Graham
Hello, my father is I.C.Graham (Actionman) as...

Hello, my father is I.C.Graham (Actionman) as mentioned above. And your right, the torch incident is one he would rather forget. He is now retired, and living in Surrey. Regading the speed of the...
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