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Search: Posts Made By: Barmyclaresdad
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th January 2016, 12:34
Replies: 27
Views: 5,216
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Wilsons

As R/O did relief job on Rollo in 1960 and then Med trip on Vasco
Forum: The Radio Room 5th February 2015, 10:42
Replies: 19
Views: 4,363
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
To K urgess, if I remember rightly the Kingston...

To K urgess, if I remember rightly the Kingston Amber was a deep sea trawler out of Hull
Forum: The Radio Room 14th March 2014, 16:04
Replies: 15
Views: 3,303
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Sorry Ernie is not well. I met him when he was...

Sorry Ernie is not well.
I met him when he was a Radio Surveyor in Liverpool and I worked as a radio engineer.
I always found him to be straight and helpful.
Liked his golf I believe.
My name is...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 25th August 2013, 11:07
Replies: 63
Views: 14,462
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Hi Lucy, long time ago now but believe the...

Hi Lucy, long time ago now but believe the building was the poly
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th July 2013, 10:02
Replies: 63
Views: 14,462
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
I was there for my MED in 1967 soon after coming...

I was there for my MED in 1967 soon after coming ashore and working for Marconi in Hull. Followed after Ron into the digs in Cattedown Road.
I remember the names of the lecturers mentioned.
We...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 6th June 2012, 16:18
Replies: 1
Views: 1,444
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Royal Iris

What a pity this vessel is in such a bad condition it was not able to join in the Jubilee flotilla.
Unfortunatley there will never be another opportunity
Forum: Fishing Vessels 2nd March 2012, 10:35
Replies: 5
Views: 3,735
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Smile Ranger Fishing

They operated out of Alfred(or Albert) Edward dock in North Shields then as a P & O subsidiary all as "Ranger ......" then were taken over by B U T and re-named and operated out of Hull.
The Gaul ...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th February 2012, 20:09
Replies: 16
Views: 2,962
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Talking Computer scam

Yesterday I had a phone call from a character with an Indian type accent, who made out he was a senior computer technician with Microsoft.
He made out my PC was very badly infected by various...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 21st February 2012, 16:21
Replies: 175
Views: 46,885
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Hi, I was R/O on the Basil when she went to the...

Hi, I was R/O on the Basil when she went to the Blackwater at the end of the trip. I remember spending time painting the radio room and also the customs found a load of drugs when she was docked in...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 12th February 2012, 10:33
Replies: 41
Views: 16,887
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Was R/O on Willowpool 1960/1961. Joined in Hull...

Was R/O on Willowpool 1960/1961.
Joined in Hull to take ship to London and finished up change of orders, Immingham to bunker then lightship to States.
As I remember we arrived on Xmas eve and...
Forum: The Radio Room 8th January 2012, 13:14
Replies: 99
Views: 18,178
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Remember the morse in Liverpool around 1963/64. ...

Remember the morse in Liverpool around 1963/64.
My one and only experience of the Liverpool office.
Was a bone of contention will some people as they rightly said, they had signed off the vessel...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 29th November 2011, 10:45
Replies: 6
Views: 1,906
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Can confirm reply from Bilbow. One time R/O was...

Can confirm reply from Bilbow. One time R/O was ex neighbour of mine, also I saw it frequently when I worked on the then fish dock
Forum: The Radio Room 18th October 2011, 11:51
Replies: 123
Views: 16,102
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Crossing Biscay on Ragusa Northbound

Crossing Biscay on Ragusa Northbound
Forum: The Radio Room 31st August 2011, 20:30
Replies: 22
Views: 3,303
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Started withMarconi in Hull, June/July 1959....

Started withMarconi in Hull, June/July 1959. 37/month
Forum: Nautical Colleges 8th August 2011, 17:40
Replies: 34
Views: 8,088
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Hi I was there 1957 - 1959

Hi I was there 1957 - 1959
Forum: Say Hello 25th June 2011, 11:43
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Sorry Alan, forgot to mention the two German...

Sorry Alan, forgot to mention the two German vessels, mentioned above by one of our colleagues.
One was named the Blankenese and the other the Fritz Homan, re-named Ranger Boreas and Ranger...
Forum: Say Hello 24th June 2011, 17:17
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Hi Alan, if memory serves me correctly, it was...

Hi Alan, if memory serves me correctly, it was one of 4 vessels built in the 1970's at Brooke Marine in Lowestoft for the Ranger Fishing Co of North Shields.
I remember the Ranger Cadmus, Calliope...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th December 2010, 15:06
Replies: 27
Views: 2,936
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Found them to be ideal to wear under my dry-suit...

Found them to be ideal to wear under my dry-suit when scuba diving in the UK
Forum: Ellerman 3rd October 2010, 19:53
Replies: 11
Views: 2,480
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Hi Loftsman, I had a brief spell as Radio Officer...

Hi Loftsman, I had a brief spell as Radio Officer on the Rollo sailing between Hull and Gothenburg. Would have been early 60's.
Good luck
Forum: Say Hello 3rd October 2010, 19:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Hi Ruth, my memory of the yard is when I worked...

Hi Ruth, my memory of the yard is when I worked on the tug Lloydsman, when I installed the radiocommunications equipment.
I used to walk from my digs in Windsor Street at the top of the walk.
Had...
Forum: Shell 9th August 2010, 23:03
Replies: 46
Views: 14,582
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Was R/O on Venassa 1965/1966

Was R/O on Venassa 1965/1966
Forum: Say Hello 25th August 2009, 22:22
Replies: 9
Views: 1,368
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Smile Remember seeing her sailing out of Hawich in I...

Remember seeing her sailing out of Hawich in I think 1958.
She was carrying troops I think to the continent
Forum: Tramp Steamers 20th August 2009, 18:04
Replies: 31
Views: 9,420
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Evans was the OM when I did the Indonesia trip...

Evans was the OM when I did the Indonesia trip with him but no silver hair and beard
Forum: J & J Denholm 23rd September 2008, 20:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,836
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
I remember flying out to Nassau in 1981, with my...

I remember flying out to Nassau in 1981, with my boss to fit radar equipment whilst we sailed round to New Orleans.
Think we left at a place called Gramercy.
Had very amiable crowd on board.
My...
Forum: The Radio Room 4th September 2008, 13:12
Replies: 15
Views: 2,837
Posted By Barmyclaresdad
Hi, what about those of us prior to the dates...

Hi, what about those of us prior to the dates mentioned? Only joking Eddie.
The Associations has quite a few members and publishes an excellent newsletter. Good luck
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