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Forum: Houlder Brothers 11th May 2018, 20:04
Replies: 3
Views: 2,287
Posted By veste
Royston Grange, 46 years ago today, remember...

Royston Grange, 46 years ago today, remember them.

Kind Regards veste.
Forum: Bank Line 24th December 2015, 19:33
Replies: 26
Views: 4,140
Posted By veste
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all at...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all at Ships Nostalgia.
veste ex Boulevard, Houlders, United Arab Shipping.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th October 2015, 23:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,897
Posted By veste
Good to see you all smiling, sorry not to be...

Good to see you all smiling, sorry not to be there. Recognize Dave Pike, did the first ONC course at the Boulevard.
Kind Regards veste ( Steve Asquith ).
Forum: Computers and The Internet 29th September 2015, 09:11
Replies: 35
Views: 5,323
Posted By veste
Uploaded windows 10, would not close down, had to...

Uploaded windows 10, would not close down, had to turn off the power each time.
Went back to windows 7, happy again.
If its not broken dont fix it. When will i ever learn.
Regards...
Forum: BP Shipping 12th September 2014, 21:49
Replies: 76
Views: 14,311
Posted By veste
The film " Fire down below" springs to mind,...

The film " Fire down below" springs to mind, filmed in Swansea on the British Princess about 1960.
Greaser Martin starts a fire when drying clothes on a radiator in his cabin.
...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th June 2014, 06:22
Replies: 20
Views: 3,579
Posted By veste
Watched the game at home, black & white TV,...

Watched the game at home, black & white TV, fantastic game!
Memories Lost world cup found by dog, World cup Willy Postage stamps
Film highlights In colour made sometime later Bobby Moore...
Forum: Say Hello 7th December 2013, 03:25
Replies: 14
Views: 1,585
Posted By veste
Hello Ern, Welcome to Ships Nostalgia, I...

Hello Ern,
Welcome to Ships Nostalgia, I sailed with your father 1977/78 on the Edward Stevinson as 2nd Officer, posted a couple of pictures. Have pleasant memories of your father, he was a...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 1st December 2012, 21:33
Replies: 19
Views: 3,096
Posted By veste
I think in the song that the word down was used...

I think in the song that the word down was used to balance the song, with up in it did not sound right.
Even here in New Zealand some people refer to " going up to the smoke " as going to...
Forum: Say Hello 27th June 2012, 22:54
Replies: 9
Views: 1,740
Posted By veste
Hello Arthur, Nice to hear from...

Hello Arthur,
Nice to hear from you after all these years, i was 3/o when i sailed with you on the Cavendish, welcome to Ships Nostalgia , a lot of ex Houlders here.
Regards...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 29th October 2011, 21:21
Replies: 115
Views: 17,481
Posted By veste
Wonderfull man, did great work for childrens...

Wonderfull man, did great work for childrens wards in the Leeds hospitals, R.I.P.
Regards veste.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th October 2011, 09:52
Replies: 295
Views: 69,508
Posted By veste
Rena liberian flagged containership chartered to...

Rena liberian flagged containership chartered to MSC hard aground on Astrolabe Reef outside Tauranga harbour leaking fuel oil, she has a 10 degree list, another cock-up has happened.
...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th December 2010, 21:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,299
Posted By veste
Merry christmas to all ships nostalgia crew and...

Merry christmas to all ships nostalgia crew and all the best for 2011.
Kindest Regards veste.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 3rd November 2010, 22:25
Replies: 6
Views: 3,220
Posted By veste
Rapstones Hull.

The attatched painting looks down Posterngate from Princess Dock Street, Rapstones outfitters is on the left side just before the hanging sign, a very small shop. The Mercantile Marine Offices are...
Forum: Ship Research 19th June 2010, 22:39
Replies: 7
Views: 2,005
Posted By veste
Rennie, I have found 3 photos of the Ibn Al...

Rennie,
I have found 3 photos of the Ibn Al Haitham whilst she was alongside at Umm Qasr in 1981 during Iraq /Iran war, i will post them when scanned.
Kind Regards veste.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 8th February 2010, 20:04
Replies: 39
Views: 5,994
Posted By veste
Alan, Thanks for posting these lists, see...

Alan,
Thanks for posting these lists, see myself in the first set on the Orotava Bridge then later on the Joya McCance as deck cadet, very useful for remembering people you sailed with.
...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 8th January 2010, 21:40
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,124
Posted By veste
Katy, Sorry to hear of the passing of...

Katy,
Sorry to hear of the passing of your father, my condolences to you and family. Sailed with Captain Woolcott on the Cavendish, i was third mate at the time.
Kindest Regards...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 8th January 2010, 02:31
Replies: 17
Views: 3,043
Posted By veste
A book that i could not put down till finished. ...

A book that i could not put down till finished.
" That was the best of times when we were young at sea "
Kind Regards
veste
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th October 2009, 09:43
Replies: 19
Views: 1,761
Posted By veste
Ian, A warm welcome to ships nostalgia. ...

Ian,
A warm welcome to ships nostalgia.
Regards Seth.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th April 2009, 16:34
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,124
Posted By veste
Lofty, Dont know the place, but it must have...

Lofty,
Dont know the place, but it must have been after 1947 when Houlders acquired the ship.
sorry dosnt help much.

Regards veste
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th April 2009, 08:55
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,124
Posted By veste
Picture of Elstree Grange for you Lofty. ...

Picture of Elstree Grange for you Lofty.
Kind Regards veste.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 1st October 2008, 09:34
Replies: 15
Views: 2,946
Posted By veste
Hello Alan, Leo, Sailed with Lennie,...

Hello Alan, Leo,
Sailed with Lennie, remember meeting him for a drink whilst on leave.
Will try to find him when I get back home in about 6 weeks as I live a few miles from him, i had...
Forum: Tankers 7th August 2008, 18:42
Replies: 15
Views: 3,320
Posted By veste
Roy, Photo of Clymene, Hadley Shipping Co...

Roy,
Photo of Clymene, Hadley Shipping Co in heavy sea 1969. Taken with Kodak Brownie.
Regards veste.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 4th June 2008, 10:36
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,124
Posted By veste
Heather Barnes and Family, Houlder Brothers...

Heather Barnes and Family, Houlder Brothers Crews,
Just found out about the loss of a friend of years ago, Alan Barnes ( Barney), and with prior permission from his wife Heather, I would...
Forum: Say Hello 22nd May 2008, 19:45
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By veste
Welcome Kevin to the site from another Ex...

Welcome Kevin to the site from another Ex Houlders member, you will find many more, enjoy the voyage
Regards veste.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 13th May 2008, 19:56
Replies: 21
Views: 4,865
Posted By veste
Was taught signals ( morse, semaphore,...

Was taught signals ( morse, semaphore, international code ) by Nobby from 1966 at Boulevard, and Mates and Masters at George Street ( Breeze Block )
A real gentleman, no messing, gave the biggest...
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