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Search: Posts Made By: John Cassels
Forum: Bulk Carriers Yesterday, 19:32
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By John Cassels
In the '60's we ( in the Denholm ore carriers )...

In the '60's we ( in the Denholm ore carriers ) used to discharge at Margam steel works inside the locks. Ore is now discharged at the "new " facility outside the locks.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 11th January 2020, 20:11
Replies: 129
Views: 29,846
Posted By John Cassels
I did 7 months as 2nd. mate on the Baknes under...

I did 7 months as 2nd. mate on the Baknes under DSM management in 1972 , does that count
Forum: J & J Denholm 10th December 2019, 19:39
Replies: 191
Views: 47,974
Posted By John Cassels
Correct Andy , it was Sheila Edmunson.

Correct Andy , it was Sheila Edmunson.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 13th November 2019, 19:47
Replies: 257
Views: 36,304
Posted By John Cassels
Well said Mr.Lawson.

Well said Mr.Lawson.
Forum: Ship Research 31st October 2019, 21:21
Replies: 30
Views: 2,354
Posted By John Cassels
Yes , was on the Crinan July 1963 to Jan 1964...

Yes , was on the Crinan July 1963 to Jan 1964 same time as the Wellpark was
in and out of Santa Portablo. As noted , wellpark was Needles of Clyde Shipping.
Forum: Ship Research 30th October 2019, 20:59
Replies: 30
Views: 2,354
Posted By John Cassels
Bet they couldn't load all the passengers in 53...

Bet they couldn't load all the passengers in 53 minutes though.
Forum: Ship Research 29th October 2019, 20:41
Replies: 30
Views: 2,354
Posted By John Cassels
The ore boats were not that bad. Was on quite a...

The ore boats were not that bad. Was on quite a few - among them the Dunkyle
twice as apprentice and 2nd.mate . Good memories.
Forum: Ship Research 26th October 2019, 20:36
Replies: 30
Views: 2,354
Posted By John Cassels
And of course Dunkyle !.

And of course Dunkyle !.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th October 2019, 19:43
Replies: 257
Views: 36,304
Posted By John Cassels
When I first came ashore in 1981 in Antwerp , one...

When I first came ashore in 1981 in Antwerp , one of the team was the clerk who
took care of the paperwork , sending the loading permits to stevedores and in
general taking care of the lowley work...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th October 2019, 20:38
Replies: 257
Views: 36,304
Posted By John Cassels
Cedem *** cedem go Forte buses inaro Demno...

Cedem *** cedem go
Forte buses inaro
Demno buses demar trux
watis inem , cous andux.

Maybe the latin aint so good animor.
Forum: Ship Research 8th August 2019, 13:27
Replies: 44
Views: 11,791
Posted By John Cassels
It's not in North Britain either .

It's not in North Britain either .
Forum: Ship Research 5th August 2019, 19:40
Replies: 44
Views: 11,791
Posted By John Cassels
What does the N.B. stand for ?.

What does the N.B. stand for ?.
Forum: The Bridge 15th July 2019, 20:01
Replies: 52
Views: 6,253
Posted By John Cassels
For joining the Burmah Legacy 1980 , needed a...

For joining the Burmah Legacy 1980 , needed a Liberian Master's ticket but don't remember any exams , medicals etc. Company ( Denholms) arranged ecerything
and ticket arrived in the post just before...
Forum: Ship Research 21st June 2019, 19:48
Replies: 53
Views: 5,778
Posted By John Cassels
Did a trip to Murmansk on the Clarkeden 1971 or...

Did a trip to Murmansk on the Clarkeden 1971 or so . From what I can remember of that trip don't think the average Russian there would have appreciated the film.
Forum: J & J Denholm 20th May 2019, 19:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By John Cassels
Ah , the Morar , never actually sailed on her but...

Ah , the Morar , never actually sailed on her but visited many times at the
Santa portablo laybys. Passed her once on the Clarkeden just off Cape Wrath
on our way up to Murmansk. She had gone...
Forum: J & J Denholm 5th May 2019, 20:01
Replies: 191
Views: 47,974
Posted By John Cassels
Still alive and kicking Rod , sent you a mail not...

Still alive and kicking Rod , sent you a mail not so long ago .
Forum: J & J Denholm 5th January 2019, 11:13
Replies: 191
Views: 47,974
Posted By John Cassels
Was on her as Nordic chieftain when she was...

Was on her as Nordic chieftain when she was storage tanker out in Ardjuna oil field Indonesia. Interesting 3 months.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 19th December 2018, 19:33
Replies: 178
Views: 47,854
Posted By John Cassels
No apologies necessary John , anyhow I agree with...

No apologies necessary John , anyhow I agree with your view.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 18th December 2018, 19:38
Replies: 178
Views: 47,854
Posted By John Cassels
Up for Masters early 1973 , one of the lads (...

Up for Masters early 1973 , one of the lads ( union castle ) I think had the very first electronic calculator the rest of us had ever seen. Cost him a fortune , could only add , subtract , multiply...
Forum: J & J Denholm 8th November 2018, 19:16
Replies: 865
Views: 199,236
Posted By John Cassels
Was that "Harpic "Rose ?.

Was that "Harpic "Rose ?.
Forum: J & J Denholm 28th August 2018, 10:46
Replies: 28
Views: 4,471
Posted By John Cassels
Bill , only pointed this out because in my...

Bill , only pointed this out because in my Denholm days ( 1960's and 70's ) Denholm , Naess Denholm etc were under similar hats whereas Denholm McLay were completely seperate.
Forum: J & J Denholm 27th August 2018, 09:54
Replies: 28
Views: 4,471
Posted By John Cassels
Were they not under Denholm McLay management ?.

Were they not under Denholm McLay management ?.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 23rd August 2018, 19:53
Replies: 45
Views: 13,885
Posted By John Cassels
There were a couple of ch.mates called McKinnon ....

There were a couple of ch.mates called McKinnon . What was his first name ? , Neil , Ian or John ?.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd August 2018, 09:20
Replies: 10
Views: 1,398
Posted By John Cassels
I wouldn't celebrate too soon !.

I wouldn't celebrate too soon !.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 1st August 2018, 19:45
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By John Cassels
Would agree there Bill . Even when reading the...

Would agree there Bill . Even when reading the books , one sees Bernard Hepton's face when Esterhaze is mentioned.
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