Ships Nostalgia - Search Results
04:31

Welcome
Welcome!Welcome to Ships Nostalgia, the world's greatest online community for people worldwide with an interest in ships and shipping. Whether you are crew, ex-crew, ship enthusiasts or cruisers, this is the forum for you. And what's more, it's completely FREE.

Click here to go to the forums home page and find out more.
Click here to join.
Log in
User Name Password

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.21 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Alan Rawlinson
Forum: Bank Line 9th November 2019, 18:43
Replies: 7
Views: 2,418
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Over 1000 pages with ships, articles, etc on...

Over 1000 pages with ships, articles, etc on http://banklineonline.com
Forum: Bank Line 6th November 2019, 15:03
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Empire Attendant

More details on the tragic wartime loss of the Empire Attendant can be seen on my website http://banklineonline.com - search for the name. Also here is a record of the ship's movements....
Forum: Bank Line 2nd November 2019, 10:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
The fascinating story of Andrew Weir and the Bank Line

Nearly 2020 now, and the amazing story of Andrew Weir and the Bank Line becomes more in focus. Having served there is almost akin to having done time in the French foreign legion, or as a Trappist...
Forum: Bank Line 11th October 2019, 15:50
Replies: 763
Views: 132,969
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Thanks Mike, Let's hope it succeeds. I have...

Thanks Mike, Let's hope it succeeds. I have a gut feeling that the sailing ship fleet build up might carry a lot of weight with the abjudicators. Is it a quango, I wonder?
Forum: Bank Line 10th October 2019, 15:14
Replies: 763
Views: 132,969
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Hi Mike, Interesting... Did you make the...

Hi Mike,

Interesting... Did you make the submission, and thinking about Andrew Weir's achievements, did you stress the common belief that he built and owned the biggest sailing ship fleet by a...
Forum: Ferries 4th October 2019, 09:40
Replies: 59
Views: 21,011
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Lancelot Mills

Thrilled to get your message, as Captain Mills was both Master in the harbour, and a friend who helped me with advice etc when I was wavering whether to stay or go in a different direction. We...
Forum: Bank Line 3rd October 2019, 09:28
Replies: 763
Views: 132,969
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
This n that..

Hi Mike,

Was the ASHBANK in the picture. Not sure if you are logging in to my site http://banklineonline.com. ? but I am putting up several photos a day of all the various fleet vessels including...
Forum: Ferries 3rd October 2019, 09:15
Replies: 59
Views: 21,011
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Lovely painting - it's a treasure to have. ...

Lovely painting - it's a treasure to have.

Which Master was the artist's father? I sailed with them all pretty well and here is a picture of them with only 2 or 3 missing.
Rgds/Alan R
Forum: Bank Line 11th September 2019, 17:18
Replies: 763
Views: 132,969
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
HI MIKE, Exchanged emails with Charlie a few...

HI MIKE,
Exchanged emails with Charlie a few times re the site. The latest he told me yesterday was that he would carry on for a bit. When he mooted the idea of handing over, a couple of...
Forum: Bank Line 11th September 2019, 09:54
Replies: 763
Views: 132,969
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
All things bank line.

Seems like there is still a very active number of ex Bank Line personnel looking in on SN and some other sites. I am getting around 50 visitors each day on my site called http://banklineonline.com...
Forum: Bank Line 7th September 2019, 13:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,696
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Hallo Donald How goes it on the ' African...

Hallo Donald

How goes it on the ' African Queen'? Sorry, only joking as I am envious of your most interesting work on the river craft. Well remember your earlier postings when you made the move...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 7th September 2019, 13:32
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Have sent you a P.M. just now.

Have sent you a P.M. just now.
Forum: Bank Line 30th July 2019, 09:06
Replies: 19
Views: 2,651
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
With GNUA's permission, I have also posted the...

With GNUA's permission, I have also posted the ship pictures on my site http://banklineonline.com
Forum: Bank Line 21st July 2019, 09:10
Replies: 15
Views: 2,092
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
21 Bury St. was a magic place for me, where I...

21 Bury St. was a magic place for me, where I obtained a passport to another world, a kaleidoscope of lands, of colour, and life changing experiences. The soft carpet, the glass panels, and the...
Forum: Bank Line 29th June 2019, 18:23
Replies: 29
Views: 6,549
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Sea Breezes - August issue

There is the article mentioned above now being published in the August issue of Sea Breezes. ( out late July). Anyone interested in the pictures or Bank Line related material should see my site ...
Forum: The Bridge 27th June 2019, 18:19
Replies: 48
Views: 7,902
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Went to the manager of lloyds Bank, Stanmore, for...

Went to the manager of lloyds Bank, Stanmore, for a 50 loan in 1955 in order to buy a sextant. Special appointment and a serious interview with arrangements to pay back monthly before he would...
Forum: Bank Line 14th June 2019, 13:20
Replies: 31
Views: 7,073
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Hi Bob Just noticed this old post and wanted to...

Hi Bob
Just noticed this old post and wanted to mention that there is an amusing account of a Sparkies voyage on the Weybank ( circa 1968) with interesting pictures and paintings. They are on my...
Forum: Bank Line 8th June 2019, 09:26
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Weybank 1960's

See this link for an interesting and witty account of a trip on the Weybank 1968

http://junglecat.de/about/index.html

and tons of Bank Line related posts at https://banklineonline.com
Forum: Bank Line 25th May 2019, 18:27
Replies: 4
Views: 2,371
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Here is a short video by the BBC of the...

Here is a short video by the BBC of the reunion.......



https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-48380440
Forum: Bank Line 21st May 2019, 18:39
Replies: 29
Views: 6,549
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
The latest effort is likely to be out in Sea...

The latest effort is likely to be out in Sea Breezes this summer - precise month to be announced. It is headed "Bank Line's building boom", and focuses on the period 1957 to 1967 when no less...
Forum: Bank Line 21st May 2019, 18:33
Replies: 29
Views: 6,549
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Bank Line House magazine articles

I have reproduced a few (hopefully!) interesting profiles of the old Masters in Bankline - taken from the house magazines. It includes Capt. Scobie's account . ( Chief Super and Director). There...
Forum: Bank Line 4th May 2019, 15:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,371
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Update:- Over 50 persons expected so far at the...

Update:- Over 50 persons expected so far at the re-union, some from USA, HK, Thailand etc..
Forum: Bank Line 5th April 2019, 14:03
Replies: 7
Views: 2,418
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Bank Line sites

I have set up two sites with available Bank Line material. The first is a website banklineonline.com with the aim of providing ship photos, nostalgia and memorabilia -see banklineonline.com. It...
Forum: Bank Line 28th March 2019, 22:07
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Hallo Mylinh The 3/0 on the Sibonga wrote in...

Hallo Mylinh

The 3/0 on the Sibonga wrote in one of the threads here some years ago. I have sent him a message re the film and the reunion, but nothing back yet. There are also a couple of...
Forum: Say Hello 26th March 2019, 20:00
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By Alan Rawlinson
Hallo Mylinh I am in touch with Maxine re...

Hallo Mylinh

I am in touch with Maxine re the reunion, and will send her a short video clip with a message for Healey on this special occasion . we have been lifelong friends. I have also...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 


Support SN


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.