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Search: Posts Made By: twogrumpy
Forum: BP Shipping 5th August 2012, 15:07
Replies: 80
Views: 19,034
Posted By twogrumpy
Quite a good deal really, same wedge if you took...

Quite a good deal really, same wedge if you took the money and left, or walked round to the other side of the desk and signed on again.

Never had any ill feelings towards BP other than to the two...
Forum: BP Shipping 4th August 2012, 15:27
Replies: 80
Views: 19,034
Posted By twogrumpy
Well it must have been a bit of a shock for those...

Well it must have been a bit of a shock for those on leave, settling down to watch the six o'clock news on the Beeb and the first item tells you that you are being made redundant.

2G
(Cloud)
Forum: BP Shipping 12th March 2010, 19:01
Replies: 80
Views: 19,034
Posted By twogrumpy
Seriously thinking about retirement, thats for...

Seriously thinking about retirement, thats for sure.
(Cloud)
Forum: BP Shipping 11th March 2010, 19:23
Replies: 80
Views: 19,034
Posted By twogrumpy
Thanks for that Longfellow, it is the best...

Thanks for that Longfellow, it is the best description of what the situation was post 86 I have seen. After the first couple of years things could only get better eh?

86 was a good time to get...
Forum: BP Shipping 2nd March 2010, 19:09
Replies: 80
Views: 19,034
Posted By twogrumpy
. How far the mighty have fallen, at least they...

. How far the mighty have fallen, at least they have brand new ships to screw up. .

Sums the whole mess up pretty well Jon.
(Cloud)
Forum: BP Shipping 26th February 2010, 09:36
Replies: 80
Views: 19,034
Posted By twogrumpy
I seem to recall of the three who eventually came...

I seem to recall of the three who eventually came to replace us, the J/e had bar problems, not sure if my relief, the Lecky, had ever seen a ship before, unable to remember what the third person was...
Forum: BP Shipping 25th March 2008, 13:12
Replies: 80
Views: 19,034
Posted By twogrumpy
As I said previously, I took the money and ran. ...

As I said previously, I took the money and ran.

From what I have seen so far this was the wise thing to do, nice little wedge, and young enough to start again.

Got a nice number with a large...
Forum: BP Shipping 24th March 2008, 20:19
Replies: 80
Views: 19,034
Posted By twogrumpy
Interesting comment from Robert that BP thought...

Interesting comment from Robert that BP thought everything would remain the same, can only assume they got a bit of a shock.

Would like to hear more from those who stuck it out for a few years,...
Forum: BP Shipping 25th January 2008, 15:35
Replies: 80
Views: 19,034
Posted By twogrumpy
The choice given was sign off exsisting articles,...

The choice given was sign off exsisting articles, walk round the table and sign up again on FOC articles, or, take you money and run, only running after our Lords and Masters had actually found a...
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