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Search: Posts Made By: Eggo
Forum: Ship Research 14th October 2007, 21:41
Replies: 3
Views: 1,142
Posted By Eggo
Many thanks deepseamogee, I want to get some...

Many thanks deepseamogee, I want to get some miniature copies made. I have an identity document for his service in the 1914/18 war , form s1306 and it shows his rating as deckhand RNRT with the shore...
Forum: Ship Research 13th October 2007, 12:03
Replies: 3
Views: 1,142
Posted By Eggo
WW1 medals

My grandfather served in the Royal Navy 'Trawler Division'during WW1 and was minesweeping around the coast. Does anyone know what the normal medal entitlement for this service would have been ?. The...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 6th August 2007, 13:54
Replies: 2,194
Views: 471,389
Posted By Eggo
Thats interesting Dave , as you have it down as a...

Thats interesting Dave , as you have it down as a cargo vessel I wander if it was a klondyker and not actually catching the prawns? The Suez Canal closed in 66 I think so I suppose that had an...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 6th August 2007, 13:41
Replies: 42
Views: 8,899
Posted By Eggo
Wish I hadn't started this thread as I've got a...

Wish I hadn't started this thread as I've got a few brown patches on my hands and one on my forehead. Les
Forum: Fishing Vessels 5th August 2007, 17:42
Replies: 2,194
Views: 471,389
Posted By Eggo
Nice one Dave know anything about it. Les

Nice one Dave know anything about it. Les
Forum: Fishing Vessels 5th August 2007, 14:39
Replies: 2,194
Views: 471,389
Posted By Eggo
Seem to remember early 60's a vessel called...

Seem to remember early 60's a vessel called something like Ross Kelechakis , fitting out in Grimsby and was supposed to be going to the Red Sea for prawns. Anyone know anything about that. Les
Forum: Fishing Vessels 4th August 2007, 19:05
Replies: 2,194
Views: 471,389
Posted By Eggo
Your right Piggot was skipper of Ross Rodney in...

Your right Piggot was skipper of Ross Rodney in 1963, just checked my papers. What would be the longest time tou could keep fish on ice before it went bad. Les
Forum: Fishing Vessels 4th August 2007, 16:26
Replies: 2,194
Views: 471,389
Posted By Eggo
Hi Nicolina & Mkeeble,Think Valiant was a freezer...

Hi Nicolina & Mkeeble,Think Valiant was a freezer ? was interested in old side winders as went to Bear Island in 1962 on Ross Rodney 'Skipper Piggot'. 12 day steam seems rather excessive for a wet...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 4th August 2007, 11:04
Replies: 2,194
Views: 471,389
Posted By Eggo
Sorry about that, I meant St Lawrence, I can...

Sorry about that, I meant St Lawrence, I can remember reading an account in the Grimsby Evening Telegraph of a side winder fishing there but can't remember its name. Incidentaly ,I have been on the...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 3rd August 2007, 10:19
Replies: 2,194
Views: 471,389
Posted By Eggo
What was the farthest fishing grounds the old...

What was the farthest fishing grounds the old sidewinders fished. I read of one Grimsby trawler fishing in the St Lawrence seaway in the 50's so I suppose this must have been one of the most distant...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th July 2007, 21:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By Eggo
You were lucky if the stowage factor of the grain...

You were lucky if the stowage factor of the grain allowed you to fill up and dispense with shifting boards. The normal way to secure a partialy filled hold of grain was with bags filled in the hold...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 27th July 2007, 05:30
Replies: 42
Views: 8,899
Posted By Eggo
Leptospirosis is another one I never heard about...

Leptospirosis is another one I never heard about until recent years.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 26th July 2007, 13:21
Replies: 42
Views: 8,899
Posted By Eggo
Angry Health Hazards on Blue Funnel Ships.

In the 60's on Blue Funnel ships it was common for the lamptrimmer to place a bucket of diesel topped up with teepol (detergent) outside the focsle door for the crew to clean up with after painting...
Forum: Coasters 16th July 2007, 04:56
Replies: 22
Views: 2,900
Posted By Eggo
John ,I to worked on a coal burning coaster...

John ,I to worked on a coal burning coaster 'Cliff Quay' and we had to pay the steward each week for the food. They had a generator for lights etc but used to switch it off at 1900 in port and we had...
Forum: Palm Line 11th July 2007, 15:20
Replies: 38
Views: 12,723
Posted By Eggo
I joined Ibadan Palm as AB IN 66. Gunboat Smith...

I joined Ibadan Palm as AB IN 66. Gunboat Smith was master . Still have nightmares about that voyage. You did right to give it a wide berth Pat.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 20th April 2007, 06:14
Replies: 24
Views: 8,230
Posted By Eggo
Ron I'm quite sure that many masters come from...

Ron I'm quite sure that many masters come from there it's just seemed like all the chief engineers I sailed with came from around there or the Clyde. They were trained in the many shipbuilding yards...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 19th April 2007, 22:48
Replies: 24
Views: 8,230
Posted By Eggo
Never met a master from Shields, they usually...

Never met a master from Shields, they usually breed engineers around there. Best regards Les
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 19th April 2007, 22:00
Replies: 24
Views: 8,230
Posted By Eggo
Capt Hague ,did you ever lose any of your booze...

Capt Hague ,did you ever lose any of your booze to your steward? And Frankal (Shiney Shoes) why did the master have to mark the the bottles while you were looking after his quarters ?
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 19th April 2007, 11:29
Replies: 24
Views: 8,230
Posted By Eggo
Frankal & Aldinga, Only winding you up as my best...

Frankal & Aldinga, Only winding you up as my best mate on Demodacus was Captains Tiger but he always used to help himself to the skippers spirits. That is until he started to put a plimsol mark on...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 17th April 2007, 21:34
Replies: 3
Views: 1,314
Posted By Eggo
Remember the eye & bights well. We used to break...

Remember the eye & bights well. We used to break the cable in Hong Kong & shackle it to a buoy. Think we used to hang the anchor off in the hawse pipe and bring the cable over the top .Never done it...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 17th April 2007, 13:48
Replies: 24
Views: 8,230
Posted By Eggo
Captains Tiger's

Where did Blue Flue get those Captains Tigers from,did they havea special school? Never saw one with a buddy, they all looked the same and had similar manerism's. Did they have any friends as it...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 6th April 2007, 15:54
Replies: 83
Views: 16,849
Posted By Eggo
Do they still wear those blue boiler suits Geoff

Do they still wear those blue boiler suits Geoff
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 3rd April 2007, 13:09
Replies: 34
Views: 4,748
Posted By Eggo
Trevorw ,yes I remember now the R/O did deal...

Trevorw ,yes I remember now the R/O did deal with other things.Les
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 2nd April 2007, 09:34
Replies: 34
Views: 4,748
Posted By Eggo
The relevence of visiting Indonesia for a R/O...

The relevence of visiting Indonesia for a R/O Trevorw is not clear to me , do their coast stions have different WT procedure ??????????????????
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 1st April 2007, 15:54
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By Eggo
Ping was the laundry man on Perseus and his best...

Ping was the laundry man on Perseus and his best mate was the lampy Arthur......? He was a Hong Kong Chinese not a Liverpool one
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