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Search: Posts Made By: Ben Masey
Forum: Bank Line 25th December 2015, 08:34
Replies: 26
Views: 4,145
Posted By Ben Masey
Seasons greetings to you all. Ben Masey...

Seasons greetings to you all.

Ben Masey (1956-1979)
Forum: Say Hello 9th July 2015, 09:09
Replies: 17
Views: 1,985
Posted By Ben Masey
Hi Boatlarnie,I believe you to be Alan Smaldon.Is...

Hi Boatlarnie,I believe you to be Alan Smaldon.Is this correct?
I was senior apprentice on Forresbank at the time of the fire,and have all the media coverage from Durban,photos etc.
send me your...
Forum: Ship Research 13th June 2014, 12:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,957
Posted By Ben Masey
Skirmisher is the name of the Sea Cadets HQ at...

Skirmisher is the name of the Sea Cadets HQ at Fishguard .Possibly part of RN at Milford Haven during the wars.
Regards,
Ben Masey
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 9th June 2013, 16:21
Replies: 3
Views: 1,286
Posted By Ben Masey
Bank Line - Part 8

Discussion thread for Bank Line - Part 8 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/guides/Bank Line - Part 8). If you would like to add a comment, click the New Reply button
Forum: Bank Line 4th June 2012, 11:11
Replies: 55
Views: 10,791
Posted By Ben Masey
Hi, About 15 years ago,I went into an agents...

Hi,
About 15 years ago,I went into an agents office in Leith.Can't remember the name but it was opposite the site of the original Golf Links.
In the office was a builders modeel of the white...
Forum: Bank Line 13th October 2011, 16:26
Replies: 17
Views: 3,939
Posted By Ben Masey
Isipingo/Inchanga

Hi,I was second mate on Isipingo 7/6/63- 16/4/64
Master (Brigadier) Awcock
C/E Morgan
Butler "Brown Owl"

Can't remember the names of others.

Ben Masey
Forum: Bank Line 5th June 2011, 19:23
Replies: 206
Views: 37,391
Posted By Ben Masey
Calcutta Officers Club

The Officers Club was the upstairs of the Seamens Club which I remember as being near Kidderpore Dock Road.
regards,
Ben Masey
Forum: Ship Research 25th February 2011, 14:24
Replies: 7
Views: 2,610
Posted By Ben Masey
Why not RASC museum/records,many regiments do not...

Why not RASC museum/records,many regiments do not have personnel records,but a record of an event such as this may well be recorded,and as they ran ships and boats themselves more than likely....
Forum: Bank Line 23rd November 2010, 11:28
Replies: 285
Views: 54,653
Posted By Ben Masey
John Appleby

I was a friend of John Appleby for many years,but never heard of any other names.
We used to deliver each other to ships,airports,London Office etc if both were at home.
He always had fast cars and...
Forum: Bank Line 18th November 2010, 04:51
Replies: 198
Views: 20,897
Posted By Ben Masey
Sandakan and Wallace Bay

I remember both these ports on the "Forresbank" 1958 because I was on the leadline,yes leadline,taking soundings going in.Echo sounder not working!!
regards,
Ben Masey
Forum: Bank Line 15th October 2010, 12:51
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By Ben Masey
Bank Line Reunion

I really enjoyed the Reunion,perhaps next time we should have an extra lapel badge for Ships Nostalgia members.
To the many men who have been asking about him,Farquar MacKenzie and I spent most of...
Forum: Bank Line 11th October 2010, 10:48
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By Ben Masey
Bank Line Reunion

The absence of yourself and other Ships Nostalgia corresponders was noted and remarked on in the general report.
Those of us that went all seemed to enjoy the evening.
Ben Masey.
Forum: Bank Line 8th October 2010, 11:18
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By Ben Masey
Bank Line Reunion

We'll lift a glass or two to you Hamish.
Regards,
Ben Masey
Forum: Bank Line 28th August 2010, 12:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,947
Posted By Ben Masey
Bank Line Ties

Hi,
I gave away all my ties,badges,buttons issued to me by the company,but I still have my Bank Line Golf Club tie presented to me by Lord Inverforth,Roy Weir.
Regards,
Ben Masey
Forum: Bank Line 26th August 2010, 15:14
Replies: 42
Views: 10,951
Posted By Ben Masey
Rabaul Stevedores

Could have been Gerry Squires,he was the bearded stevedore in Rabaul for many years.
Ben Masey
Forum: Bank Line 17th August 2010, 15:57
Replies: 72
Views: 12,536
Posted By Ben Masey
In fact the first time we met was when I visited...

In fact the first time we met was when I visited the Inchanga in one of the east African ports and well remember that you were introduced as Hamish.I remember "Copperbelt" the Rhodesian apprentice...
Forum: Bank Line 15th August 2010, 11:44
Replies: 72
Views: 12,536
Posted By Ben Masey
Isipingo Barber Shop

I remember having many haircuts in the Isipingo Barber shop.Most of them carried out by the old assistant purser,now Butler,"Brown Owl",cant remember his name.
Regards,
Ben Masey
Forum: Royal Navy 29th June 2010, 11:17
Replies: 46
Views: 15,729
Posted By Ben Masey
HMS Foylebank

Hi Andy,
I would very much like a copy of your book.
Regards,
Ben Masey
Forum: Bank Line 19th June 2010, 07:53
Replies: 49
Views: 5,750
Posted By Ben Masey
A|pprentices Indentures

Hi All,
I remember visiting the "Cutty Sark" when it first opened to the public.One of the displays was an apprentices indentures.
Word for word the same as my own from Bank Line 1957.
The same...
Forum: Bank Line 6th May 2010, 14:33
Replies: 62
Views: 8,007
Posted By Ben Masey
Bank Line Association

Hi John,
Long time as you say.Sorry I didnt answer before,seldom visit this thread.
For info on the association:[email protected] he will give you my home email.They don't like you to send...
Forum: Bank Line 2nd May 2010, 07:39
Replies: 41
Views: 7,025
Posted By Ben Masey
Crew Department,Bank Line

It was Russel Ludlow in the crew department.
Regards,
Ben Masey
Forum: Bank Line 26th April 2010, 12:59
Replies: 47
Views: 7,766
Posted By Ben Masey
Quaglinos

I had an invitation there,from Lord Inverforths Office,to the Bank Line Golf Club annual dinner.Very nice.
I did not complete the 25 years for the stag club.
regards,
Ben Masey
Forum: Bank Line 25th April 2010, 15:54
Replies: 47
Views: 7,766
Posted By Ben Masey
Do it worldwide

I once had the full order on my ship in PNG delivering them to Rabaul,several hundred as I remember.
My ex wife tells me she threw away my two some years ago.
All I have left is my Bank Line Golf...
Forum: Bank Line 6th April 2010, 17:03
Replies: 38
Views: 6,334
Posted By Ben Masey
Elmbank towing Fu Shian No.1

Hi,
I was master of the Elmbank when towing Fushian No,1 to Reunion.Anything I can help you with?
Regards,
Ben Masey
Forum: Bank Line 4th April 2010, 06:53
Replies: 42
Views: 10,951
Posted By Ben Masey
Rabaul

Pat Roberts,
regards,
Ben Masey
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