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Search: Posts Made By: NZ JollyJack
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 17th January 2011, 03:12
Replies: 39
Views: 13,039
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Anchors Harvey

Boy do I remember John Harvey, Aka Anchors. I was with him in drydock when he nicked the shell from HMS Gurka. He put it in my bunk when I was ashore. Davey McDayed made him put it back.
That was...
Forum: Shaw Savill 26th March 2010, 10:33
Replies: 17
Views: 5,837
Posted By NZ JollyJack
I was also a passenger on that trip, Her Last...

I was also a passenger on that trip, Her Last from down under. It was one long party from NZ to the UK.
Forum: Shaw Savill 26th March 2010, 10:16
Replies: 4
Views: 1,352
Posted By NZ JollyJack
The 2nd "ARAWA's" ON was 124461, 5984 tonns 910HP...

The 2nd "ARAWA's" ON was 124461, 5984 tonns 910HP (Steam)
Taken from my Grandfathers Discharge Book. He was 1st Mate for 2 trips out to NZ 1924/25
Cheers, NZ JollyJack
Forum: Model Ships 26th March 2010, 09:56
Replies: 4
Views: 4,678
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Is it an old wooden hull kit or one of the new...

Is it an old wooden hull kit or one of the new plastic ones?

Cheers, Jollyjack
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 25th March 2010, 02:40
Replies: 79
Views: 43,191
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Hi J Pitcher, Kiwi here, Take a look in your...

Hi J Pitcher,
Kiwi here, Take a look in your book and give us some dates, then I'll check them out in mine.

Cheers, Jollyjack
Forum: Model Ships 20th January 2009, 19:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Cool Iceberg link

loved the photo of the iceberg on you link.

Must say that I have been there and done that. That is towed Iceberds. That was back in the '70s when I was with OffShore Marine and on the "Orkeny...
Forum: Model Ships 19th January 2009, 09:15
Replies: 50
Views: 7,428
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Model Boat Plans

Hi you could also join a model boat club, they are bound to have a large plan library, If it's been around for a while.

Cheers
JollyJack
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Forum: Model Ships 19th January 2009, 09:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,692
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Model Ship Plans

Hi,

The first thing you should do is get hold of the latest isues of thses two Mags. Model Boats & Marine Modelling International. They both have a plan Libuary and supply plans.

Then you could...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 18th January 2009, 21:19
Replies: 79
Views: 43,191
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Gabon

Hi Gino,

yes we all had a great time with the Fishing down there.


I now have a page on "FaceBook" thanks to one of my Ex Chief Eng"s
Take a look as it has a photo of me on it. But don't...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 15th January 2009, 10:16
Replies: 79
Views: 43,191
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Offshore Marine

Hi Guys,

I was on the "Striat Shore" in Port Gentil for two trips in"79 then on the "Pacific Shore" and "Viking Shore" '80 then back to the "Pacific Shore/Service" as it was Zapped. I was 3rd...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 14th January 2009, 02:21
Replies: 39
Views: 13,039
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Hi Phil, Yes, this has rekindled old...

Hi Phil,

Yes, this has rekindled old memories.
I remember us all in your cabin having a few beers, sitting and sewwing caps from the rag bag.I still have the OM badge I made for mine.
Then also...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 10th January 2009, 03:22
Replies: 39
Views: 13,039
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Hi Rob, Just had the Discharge book out. Yes I...

Hi Rob,
Just had the Discharge book out. Yes I was 3rd on the "Scotian:- Gt. Yarmouth to Mulgrave in '76 Then took the Island back to the UK for it's comversion to a Dive support Vesel. Roger was...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 10th January 2009, 03:06
Replies: 39
Views: 13,039
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Hi Phil, Boy do I remember you joning us on the...

Hi Phil,
Boy do I remember you joning us on the "ORkNEY SHORE" in Peterhead in'77
Dave Whale was the Skipper I think! We were just about out of food on board as it was the end of the month. Whale...
Forum: Say Hello 10th February 2008, 03:46
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Thanks for the welcomes guys. NZ jollyJack ...

Thanks for the welcomes guys.

NZ jollyJack
AKA Geoff
Forum: Model Ships 2nd February 2008, 10:07
Replies: 9
Views: 6,209
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Billing Boats

I built my first Billings Boat in '77 and it was the "Zwart Zee" . complet lack of instructions back then (plank on frame).I sold it in north London when i came back to NZ.

I've just gotten back...
Forum: Say Hello 2nd February 2008, 06:27
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Hi from NZ

Hi,

I served with Offshore Marine of Gt. Yarmouth from 1974 to 1985.
As an engineer.
Some of that time with the Panamainian part of the fleet.

I would love to here from old ship mates or...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 2nd February 2008, 03:06
Replies: 39
Views: 13,039
Posted By NZ JollyJack
Offshore Marine, 70"s & 80"s

Hi,

My name's Geoff Chowles, back in the 70's & 80's i was an engineer with Offshore Marine. Then known as Kiwi even though I was born in the UK, I grew up in NZ.
I would like to here from some...
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