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Search: Posts Made By: Les Gibson
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 15th June 2019, 23:21
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By Les Gibson
His 'Indian' act and his rendition of Vincent...

His 'Indian' act and his rendition of Vincent still have me in tears. Both on Youtube
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th February 2019, 21:49
Replies: 114
Views: 33,618
Posted By Les Gibson
David, it was George Hamilton the the fourth not...

David, it was George Hamilton the the fourth not Glen Campbell. It's on You tube if you want a reminder.
Forum: Say Hello 1st February 2019, 22:22
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By Les Gibson
Thank you SJ Good result for the boys tonight in...

Thank you SJ Good result for the boys tonight in France.
Forum: Say Hello 31st January 2019, 11:50
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By Les Gibson
I live in the Swansea Valley, does that count...

I live in the Swansea Valley, does that count guys?
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd March 2018, 08:44
Replies: 48
Views: 5,516
Posted By Les Gibson
Well said Tony

Well said Tony
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th February 2018, 06:26
Replies: 21
Views: 3,007
Posted By Les Gibson
'Someone stepped on their flipflop' that with the...

'Someone stepped on their flipflop' that with the trainers and the tee shirts says it all. No wonder I never want to go on one of those things.
Forum: The Engine Room 7th February 2018, 14:18
Replies: 75
Views: 26,805
Posted By Les Gibson
Agreed Basil, They were promoted off the tools...

Agreed Basil,
They were promoted off the tools so that they couldn't do any further damage.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 18th January 2018, 10:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,915
Posted By Les Gibson
Many thank's Frank Les

Many thank's Frank
Les
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th January 2018, 16:43
Replies: 14
Views: 1,915
Posted By Les Gibson
Thank you guys. Can I download Linux onto memory...

Thank you guys. Can I download Linux onto memory stick myself?
Forum: Computers and The Internet 7th December 2017, 12:38
Replies: 45
Views: 3,010
Posted By Les Gibson
E.S I will get shouted at for this, however, had...

E.S I will get shouted at for this, however, had the same problem with a laptop which came with Vista. Overcame by purchasing Windows 7 (yes I know but I have it on 2 laptops and 2 pcs working...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 5th December 2017, 13:20
Replies: 36
Views: 6,909
Posted By Les Gibson
Bob (post 21) No, I meant the real honest to...

Bob (post 21)
No, I meant the real honest to goodness big things run by P and O, Carnival cruises etc. The one I saw had Italian mates and most of the catering staff were Filipino. No idea of the...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 4th December 2017, 22:58
Replies: 36
Views: 6,909
Posted By Les Gibson
Watched a documentary recently about one of these...

Watched a documentary recently about one of these dreadful things. It obviously had no engines as the whole programme was about the waiters and the deckies in the wheelhouse. And no it wasn't the one...
Forum: The Engine Room 4th December 2017, 18:35
Replies: 175
Views: 28,139
Posted By Les Gibson
Reading back through all of the posts on this...

Reading back through all of the posts on this thread, laughed out loud at 150 from Nav about the pope and County Down.
More seriously, my first trip to sea on a Commons ore carrier with a chief...
Forum: Glen Line 11th November 2017, 15:55
Replies: 6
Views: 2,689
Posted By Les Gibson
Great man alright. Didn't know him but just...

Great man alright. Didn't know him but just reading those couple of posts has convinced me. Yes great men remember those seemingly small details but so important to you Succour. Nice to see more...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 8th October 2017, 11:59
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Les Gibson
Memories! Loaded sugar in the same way at...

Memories!
Loaded sugar in the same way at anchor off Pimentel (Peru) slitting the bags and pouring it into half opened hatches. There wasn't even a grill, it was just tipped over the edge of the...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 4th October 2017, 16:05
Replies: 161
Views: 9,906
Posted By Les Gibson
VNC= Voyage not completed. Not necessarily a bad...

VNC= Voyage not completed. Not necessarily a bad stamp in the book . Could be hospitalisation, but invariably used when someone had 'jumped'
Forum: The Engine Room 28th July 2017, 13:00
Replies: 25
Views: 1,983
Posted By Les Gibson
Posted this true story on another thread some...

Posted this true story on another thread some time back:
I was first trip lecky on Commons ore carrier Afghanistan. Arriving Monrovia (I think) was doing the movement book and ship jolted, obviously...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th July 2017, 11:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Les Gibson
Reputedly on an Empress boat (CP Ships) coming...

Reputedly on an Empress boat (CP Ships) coming alongside Liverpool.
Phone rings in ER
Junior engineer "Nerve centre"
Wheelhouse (OM)" That is not the correct way to answer the phone, do you know...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 28th June 2017, 23:09
Replies: 207
Views: 58,655
Posted By Les Gibson
Laughed out loud at that one!!

Laughed out loud at that one!!
Forum: Histories 27th June 2017, 21:23
Replies: 25
Views: 4,252
Posted By Les Gibson
Great stuff everyone. Check out 'Big River' by...

Great stuff everyone.
Check out 'Big River' by Jimmy Nail live on Youtube. Sums it all up, although he's talking about MY river (the Tyne) it could be any river.
Regards to all and especially to...
Forum: The Engine Room 4th June 2017, 10:48
Replies: 85
Views: 7,035
Posted By Les Gibson
Engine Serang, that's a cracker! (No.84)

Engine Serang,
that's a cracker! (No.84)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 16th May 2017, 14:08
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By Les Gibson
A cautionary tale Andy and thank you. Any...

A cautionary tale Andy and thank you.
Any email which comes with an attachment and no message in the main body is dodgy and should be moved straight into the spam folder and deleted from there...
Forum: Say Hello 27th April 2017, 21:26
Replies: 22
Views: 2,686
Posted By Les Gibson
Never understood why people post on a forum (any...

Never understood why people post on a forum (any forum) to say they are leaving?
Forum: The Bridge 13th February 2017, 22:52
Replies: 22
Views: 2,518
Posted By Les Gibson
I was only on 1 tanker, a VLCC with CP ships. We...

I was only on 1 tanker, a VLCC with CP ships. We were allowed to smoke in our cabins and the lounge but not while gas freeing. Not allowed to smoke in the engine room although none of the equipment...
Forum: The Bridge 11th February 2017, 17:21
Replies: 22
Views: 2,518
Posted By Les Gibson
I am reminded of the one where a seaman is up...

I am reminded of the one where a seaman is up before the OM to be logged for calling the mate a c--t. "Can I be logged for what I think Captain" asks the seaman. "Of course not" replies the OM....
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