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Search: Posts Made By: clonguish
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 23rd June 2015, 22:34
Replies: 2
Views: 1,143
Posted By clonguish
I knew a Tony Morcom he be about the same time as...

I knew a Tony Morcom he be about the same time as a deck Cadet with Houlders would he be a relative ?
Was also a Houlders Eng App at the same time as you where did you do Phase1?
Forum: Houlder Brothers 3rd March 2015, 23:10
Replies: 27
Views: 7,588
Posted By clonguish
Sailed with Gerry don't think I could say he...

Sailed with Gerry don't think I could say he looked anything like catweazel but sailed with another 3/E last name was Varga don't remember his first name, but now no offence he was a spit of...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 16th February 2015, 22:07
Replies: 3
Views: 1,594
Posted By clonguish
Thanks I would appreciate that Roy McGregor...

Thanks I would appreciate that

Roy McGregor Tompkins R179583
Aberdeen
dob 27/10/1922

from
Duncan McGregor Tompkins R907315
fair amount of water between us
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 14th February 2015, 23:48
Replies: 3
Views: 1,594
Posted By clonguish
Special Operations Liberation of Europe

Im not sure if anyone would be interested but for years I had my Dads old Discharge Book and in it from 15/6/1944 to 13/10/1944 hes is down as on Special Operations Liberation of Europe so assumed he...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th April 2014, 13:17
Replies: 1
Views: 1,028
Posted By clonguish
Welcome If you can give ships names and approx...

Welcome
If you can give ships names and approx dates it may help to jog a few memories! I only sailed on The Silvermain in 78 but others may be able to assist
Duncan
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th April 2014, 00:23
Replies: 15
Views: 5,049
Posted By clonguish
Ah John but do you remember buying the record in...

Ah John but do you remember buying the record in Port Talbot when we didnt know the name so you hummed it to the record shop owner, If I remember it was called Popcorn , Ah Pansy ( CC ) by the by...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 14th April 2014, 23:50
Replies: 15
Views: 5,049
Posted By clonguish
Laughing to my self as I joined the Edenmore in...

Laughing to my self as I joined the Edenmore in Port Talbot as a first trip Eng App at that time, so must have known you, so assume you remember the Story of a certain officer who "married" a lass...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 22nd September 2013, 20:05
Replies: 607
Views: 220,394
Posted By clonguish
LOL yep still alive after all those years and...

LOL yep still alive after all those years and still with the same wife too semt you a PM with my e-mail

Duncan
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 22nd September 2013, 14:46
Replies: 607
Views: 220,394
Posted By clonguish
Ahh Dave and Jackie Stanley lets see how good...

Ahh Dave and Jackie Stanley lets see how good your old brain matter is was ex4/E then went home and got married and came back to relieved you on the Silvermain in 78. Who am I????????
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 19th April 2013, 21:42
Replies: 21
Views: 4,424
Posted By clonguish
Just noticed this posting knew Alvin when he...

Just noticed this posting knew Alvin when he lived in the same village as I was living at the time, used to meet up on my leave in the Local where he used his German Shepard as an excuse to go for a...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th December 2012, 14:06
Replies: 5
Views: 2,770
Posted By clonguish
As a Grange Boat she was a Holder Bros. if you re...

As a Grange Boat she was a Holder Bros. if you re post in Holder Bros Forum you should get more info all I can tell you she survived the War as I sailed with some who sailed on her up to very early...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 31st August 2012, 22:30
Replies: 115
Views: 24,848
Posted By clonguish
Ken remember that time well was a 5/e at the same...

Ken remember that time well was a 5/e at the same time we had christmas laid up in Aaron I believe we met up again on the Uncle John later that year or the following year
Duncan
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 21st April 2012, 13:53
Replies: 14
Views: 4,842
Posted By clonguish
Sailed with ur dad a few times on the Cerinthus,...

Sailed with ur dad a few times on the Cerinthus, a good Chief and my binding memory was he had a tattoo on his arm so always had his slieve rolled up to show it, mind you on reflection he could be a...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th March 2011, 19:52
Replies: 21
Views: 8,886
Posted By clonguish
My late Father was an old boy of PWSTS in the...

My late Father was an old boy of PWSTS in the days it was in Limehouse in 1937 later I was in King Teds across the road in 1970 Mind you he worked his way from the F'csl to get his Masters Ticket,...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th January 2011, 16:20
Replies: 115
Views: 24,848
Posted By clonguish
Couldnt help but bump up this thread nearly a...

Couldnt help but bump up this thread nearly a year since any posting, had an e-mail form Tony Moors daughter couldnt help but laugh thinking of a Skipper cutting a J/E hair both drunk and I think it...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th November 2010, 11:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By clonguish
Well I am the good looking one with the beard lol...

Well I am the good looking one with the beard lol and the bloody big cross round my neck LOL
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th November 2010, 23:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By clonguish
LOL sorry Duncan McGregor Tompkins I was the...

LOL sorry Duncan McGregor Tompkins I was the Ex4/E along with another guy I belive was called Dave Stanley sailed on the Main for all of 78 cept when I got married in May, sailed Houlders till late...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th November 2010, 19:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By clonguish
If my memory is right I sailed with you on the...

If my memory is right I sailed with you on the "main" and as I too had just left Houlders did we not send Batch a post card?
Conversion was done in Japan and a Norweigan ship the Borgistad was being...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th June 2009, 23:32
Replies: 4
Views: 2,196
Posted By clonguish
Once met never forgoten and to be correct it was...

Once met never forgoten and to be correct it was Eddie Cantor not Al Jolson who was his hero sailed with John when he was 2/E Hardwicke in 72 when I was App/E, and if I remember correctly he could...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 3rd February 2009, 21:32
Replies: 115
Views: 24,848
Posted By clonguish
Uploaded a pic taken earlier in the year before...

Uploaded a pic taken earlier in the year before the drydock of me, in under Cerinthus, was j/e to Mick Murphy 4/e after dry Dock, and do you remember what happened to Ian Thomas's Dunhill Lighter,...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 27th January 2009, 13:35
Replies: 122
Views: 38,764
Posted By clonguish
King Teds 70-72

OMG what memories of phase 1 god bless ur memories as I couldnt for the life of me remember the Napiers name, what was the name of the guy in charge of us in King Teds, can recall playing ten pin...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 26th January 2009, 10:30
Replies: 72
Views: 21,303
Posted By clonguish
Bomberman yes it was Dave Wheelen, and...

Bomberman yes it was Dave Wheelen, and Mairinejockey heard that same story diff C/E but if I recall items were kept in special draw or cabinet.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 25th January 2009, 20:24
Replies: 72
Views: 21,303
Posted By clonguish
Friery Fred Lott

Just to say that was the only time in my Career I had problems , and the mention of fred brings a smile to this day, all he was interested in was welding at his Bench on the poop and when I knew him...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th January 2009, 23:34
Replies: 607
Views: 220,394
Posted By clonguish
Silvermain

Sailed 2 trips on the Main joining just b4 xmas 77 and again in 78 as 4/E, remember the KaMeWa prop so well and the dry dock in Japan that converted her to carrying Containers along with a sister...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th January 2009, 23:10
Replies: 72
Views: 21,303
Posted By clonguish
Bidford Priory

Sorry folks but I sailed on the bidford for 5 Months as 5/e in 75 and it was my worst trip I ever had C/E Lowry and his side kick Dave x2/E took an instant dislike to me and that also being junior to...
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