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Search: Posts Made By: Pat Thompson
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 15th October 2017, 20:47
Replies: 208
Views: 83,087
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, I served in Eastgate in 1967(ish)...

Greetings,

I served in Eastgate in 1967(ish) as Third Mate with Captain (Boyo) Price. Sad to read that he has crossed the bar. Tom Davies was the CEO andI think that Danny Ingruill (apologies for...
Forum: United States Navy 7th May 2014, 07:26
Replies: 23
Views: 6,796
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, There is a world wide list of ...

Greetings,

There is a world wide list of museum ships on Wikiwotsit, Have a look HERE (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museum_ships) . I cannot vouch for the accuracy or how up to date it is.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 6th May 2014, 11:02
Replies: 19
Views: 3,243
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Eli Woods was the nephew of Jimmy...

Greetings,

Eli Woods was the nephew of Jimmy James with whom he appeared in the famous "Box Sketch".
The third man in the trio was the late James Casey, Jimmy James son and Eli's cousin.

Have...
Forum: Royal Navy 17th January 2014, 17:00
Replies: 31
Views: 7,239
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Sheerness Dockyard featured in...

Greetings,

Sheerness Dockyard featured in the 1958 movie "Dunkirk" when the "little ships" were being mustered prior to the crossing to Dunkirk. There are a couple of interesting scenes in the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 12th October 2013, 15:56
Replies: 3
Views: 1,773
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Sonja, have a look HERE...

Greetings,

Sonja, have a look HERE (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RFA_Ennerdale_%28A173%29) for some details about RFA Ennerdale. There is a picture of her HERE...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2013, 18:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,742
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, You could always try the RFA...

Greetings,

You could always try the RFA Association www.rfa-association.org.uk or email me with some details at [email protected] and I can put it onto the Association website
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 28th September 2013, 08:41
Replies: 4
Views: 1,405
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Ben27, it loaded up first time...

Greetings,

Ben27, it loaded up first time for me.
Forum: Say Hello 22nd September 2013, 09:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,933
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Robert, there is an Arethusa Old...

Greetings,

Robert, there is an Arethusa Old Boys Forum HERE (http://forums.delphiforums.com/n/mai...a&nav=messages) which might be of some help in your quest.
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 14th September 2013, 11:41
Replies: 4
Views: 2,270
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, The webmaster tells me that he is...

Greetings,

The webmaster tells me that he is on the case but it is proving problematic. I will post sitreps on www.rfa-association.org.uk
Forum: Say Hello 13th September 2013, 19:13
Replies: 13
Views: 2,371
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, John, welcome to this amazing...

Greetings,

John, welcome to this amazing site, also if you can give me a few names (by private message on this site ) or at [email protected] I'll see if we can help find your old RFA...
Forum: Ship Research 6th September 2013, 08:15
Replies: 19
Views: 6,393
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Joemcd, I sailed in her a couple...

Greetings,

Joemcd, I sailed in her a couple of time in her alter-ego as RFA Orangeleaf. Sadly she is now the only one of the class left. Considering what they were designed for they were all very...
Forum: The Galley 2nd September 2013, 11:36
Replies: 15
Views: 4,936
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, USN culinary excellence, hmmmm. I...

Greetings,

USN culinary excellence, hmmmm. I remember a scene from a movie years ago(Can't remember the Title) where the lunch menu on some American warship was "Hungarian Goulash", Mince and...
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 17th August 2013, 10:57
Replies: 33
Views: 7,051
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Spot on there George, there must...

Greetings,

Spot on there George, there must be another RFA 'cos they are not talking about the one I knew.
Forum: Royal Navy 30th July 2013, 18:05
Replies: 42
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Yes, makin' mock o' uniforms that...

Greetings,

Yes, makin' mock o' uniforms that guard you while you sleep
Is cheaper than them uniforms, an' they're starvation cheap;
An' hustlin' drunken soldiers when they're goin' large a bit...
Forum: Royal Navy 30th July 2013, 18:04
Replies: 42
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pat Thompson
Don't think so.

Don't think so.
Forum: Royal Navy 30th July 2013, 11:18
Replies: 42
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pat Thompson
But often that was in other countries wars, like...

But often that was in other countries wars, like Shell running for the Americans to Viet Nam in the 1960/70s. Depending how long you spent doing that you could get the US Mercantile Marine Viet Nam...
Forum: Royal Navy 28th July 2013, 18:42
Replies: 42
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Don't mock them, that's our job,...

Greetings,

Don't mock them, that's our job, the RFA lads. The RN do, under very difficult circumstances and under an awful lot of pressure, political and otherwise, an incredibly good job and...
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 20th July 2013, 12:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,522
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Details of Tom's funeral HERE...

Greetings,

Details of Tom's funeral HERE (http://www.rfa-association.org.uk/index.php/main/finished-with-engines/crossed-the-bar/249-chief-officer-se-c-tom-kennedy-crossed-the-bar)
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 14th June 2013, 10:08
Replies: 3
Views: 2,807
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Rutts, the camera is quite...

Greetings,

Rutts, the camera is quite unfamiliar to me however have a look HERE (http://www.photographyblog.com/reviews/sony_cybershot_dsc_hx7v_review/) and you may get some ideas.

I did note...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 22nd May 2013, 19:53
Replies: 40
Views: 5,539
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, I understand that "TV" Jackie...

Greetings,

I understand that "TV" Jackie Pallo's memoirs were entitled "You Grunt, I'll Groan"....but wrestling was good Saturday afternoon fun albeit choreographed. Remember Kent Walton the...
Forum: The Bridge 20th May 2013, 13:26
Replies: 49
Views: 8,202
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Chart corrections...such fun. In...

Greetings,

Chart corrections...such fun. In Souter's Sheaf Crest, world wide outfit, no support whatsoever other than the NTMs. No tracings, no automatic updates and the starting point only as...
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 19th May 2013, 22:20
Replies: 21
Views: 6,168
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings Shaun and George, I am just...

Greetings Shaun and George,

I am just waiting for the owners permission to post it onto our site.
Forum: Ship Research 17th April 2013, 14:27
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Bud, she looks very like USS...

Greetings,

Bud, she looks very like USS Chilton APA 38, have a look HERE (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Chilton_%28APA-38%29) and HERE (http://www.rpadden.com/038/038.htm).
Forum: The Bridge 2nd April 2013, 18:55
Replies: 86
Views: 37,436
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, An excuse for very sad pencil...

Greetings,

An excuse for very sad pencil licking beaurcrats to justify their existence
Forum: Royal Navy 21st March 2013, 17:06
Replies: 73
Views: 8,496
Posted By Pat Thompson
Greetings, Leix§es in 1963 as a first trip...

Greetings,

Leix§es in 1963 as a first trip apprentice in the Mighty Vessel Kepwickhall. The pronunciation is a little odd, sounded like "lexshios". The memsahib and I are going there next week and...
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