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Search: Posts Made By: IvortheEngine
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 29th January 2020, 13:18
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By IvortheEngine
Seeking Family Obituaries Aberystwyth

You too PolarSailor (Ian) - I'll check out the Ceredigion.gov.uk website before I venture down to the cemetery again (may not be this weekend as my wife is off up to Liverpool to see our eldest...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 28th January 2020, 13:14
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By IvortheEngine
Just been reading his obituary on the Beeb...

Just been reading his obituary on the Beeb Website. As a youth he joined a shipbuilding company on the Clyde to train as an engineer and developed his wit, jokes and impressions to win over his work...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 27th January 2020, 23:56
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By IvortheEngine
Evening PolarSailor (Ian) - Thanks for the reply...

Evening PolarSailor (Ian) - Thanks for the reply and I'm glad that the photos were helpful to you. I will continue to look for your other relatives on my regular visits to the Town Cemetery - The...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 26th January 2020, 19:30
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By IvortheEngine
Photos of Gravestones Aberystwyth Town Cemetery 26.1.2020

Hello PolarSailor (Ian) - I had a look in Aberystwyth Town Cemetery this afternoon to see if I could spot any of your family's headstones. There are hundreds of stones, many of which are badly...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 22nd January 2020, 13:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By IvortheEngine
Anybody ever track Clive down?

Anybody ever track Clive down?
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 14th January 2020, 13:17
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By IvortheEngine
Thanks again Polar Sailor (Ian) - i will...

Thanks again Polar Sailor (Ian) - i will investigate the Welsh newspapers on Line site when i get a chance. The National Library of Wales is just up the road...my father, in his years after...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 12th January 2020, 01:18
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By IvortheEngine
Hello Polar sailor (Ian) - thanks for your latest...

Hello Polar sailor (Ian) - thanks for your latest replies. My retirement is not too far away now and I'm looking forward to resuming my family history research - one of my daughters is also quite...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 9th January 2020, 12:17
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By IvortheEngine
Borth Mariners

Morning Polar Sailor ( Ian) - i think there is probably a good chance that our 'clan' may well be distantly related to Capt Richard Davies as our family of Davies did indeed originate from Borth (my...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 8th January 2020, 14:50
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By IvortheEngine
Hello PolarSailor - I'm not related to that...

Hello PolarSailor - I'm not related to that particular family but, I'm a native of Aberystwyth and my family (Davies) have variously been fishermen/Merchant Seamen/ lifeboatmen (and several Royal...
Forum: Ben Line 10th December 2019, 13:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By IvortheEngine
Enjoy your cruise Ian and Long may your lum reek...

Enjoy your cruise Ian and Long may your lum reek too.

Merry Christmas to you and any other Ben liners on the site.

Ivor
Forum: Ship Research 8th December 2019, 20:09
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By IvortheEngine
Thank you Wismajorvik and seaman38 - I'll pass...

Thank you Wismajorvik and seaman38 - I'll pass all that info on to my mate on Wednesday when we old seadogs meet up in the Naval Club. I think that may well have solved one of life's little...
Forum: Ship Research 6th December 2019, 13:00
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By IvortheEngine
Hadn't had any takers since my initial request so...

Hadn't had any takers since my initial request so checked again with my mate and it transpires that the name on the bell is "Blakeney Dawn" ( not Blakey Dawn). Anyone got any ideas? Regards. Ivor
Forum: The Radio Room 15th November 2019, 12:38
Replies: 76
Views: 10,375
Posted By IvortheEngine
Smile It never made my fortune but it put a dent in the...

It never made my fortune but it put a dent in the bar bill
Forum: The Radio Room 15th November 2019, 11:17
Replies: 76
Views: 10,375
Posted By IvortheEngine
Me too Paul

Me too Paul
Forum: Ship Research 31st October 2019, 13:45
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By IvortheEngine
Ships Bell - Blakey Dawn

Bit of a long shot but was talking to a friend over a drink in Aberystwyth Naval Club last night ( another ex Merchant Seaman) and he was given a brass Ship's Bell some time ago inscribed with the...
Forum: The Radio Room 31st October 2019, 13:37
Replies: 13
Views: 2,178
Posted By IvortheEngine
Don't think that one would pass Captain's Rounds.

Don't think that one would pass Captain's Rounds.
Forum: The Radio Room 13th October 2019, 20:51
Replies: 37
Views: 4,352
Posted By IvortheEngine
That's the one Old Se Dog...lovely ship...did a...

That's the one Old Se Dog...lovely ship...did a triple header on her 23.10.74 to 22.9.75 (went home while she coasted the UK and rejoined for the next deep sea voyage).

Regards

Ivor
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd October 2019, 00:27
Replies: 37
Views: 4,352
Posted By IvortheEngine
Finding a Doctor using DF

In 1974 I joined Ellerman City Liners m.v. "City of Worcester" for the first of three voyages I did on her. We sailed from Birkenhead bound for Nacala, Mozambique and another seven discharge and load...
Forum: Bank Line 16th July 2019, 12:12
Replies: 16
Views: 3,231
Posted By IvortheEngine
Funnier story than The nightmare on Elm street

Funnier story than The nightmare on Elm street
Forum: The Radio Room 12th July 2019, 12:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,878
Posted By IvortheEngine
Cracking or crackling?

Cracking or crackling?
Forum: The Radio Room 30th May 2019, 12:38
Replies: 382
Views: 109,308
Posted By IvortheEngine
The Legaspi, just outside the dock gate in...

The Legaspi, just outside the dock gate in Manila, was a first port of call for many Ben Liners on the way up the road ( quite a few of them married Filipina girls from there over the years).
Plenty...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 14th March 2019, 14:02
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By IvortheEngine
Just noticed this one many years after the...

Just noticed this one many years after the initial exchange of emails. Sailed with Clive a couple of times, first on the Bennevis and also on the Ros Castle (also Ben line). He was indeed a top man...
Forum: Say Hello 31st January 2019, 12:43
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By IvortheEngine
Hello Swansea Jack - only around 70 miles up the...

Hello Swansea Jack - only around 70 miles up the road in Aberystwyth ( My three daughters all went to Swansea Uni in the 90s). I was a Sparks with Marconi 1973-86 - Sailed out of Swansea twice on BI...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 6th December 2018, 14:27
Replies: 181
Views: 74,659
Posted By IvortheEngine
Riversdale 1970 - 73

Hello Steve - I should probably remember you as I was a Marine Radio Student at Riversdale 1970-73. I lived in Kinsman House (the Tower Block Hostel , 6th floor) all of that time.

Managed to pass...
Forum: Say Hello 12th September 2018, 12:30
Replies: 2
Hi
Views: 321
Posted By IvortheEngine
Another old Marconi sparky (73 to 86) saying...

Another old Marconi sparky (73 to 86) saying hello back, and welcome to a very entertaining site
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