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Search: Posts Made By: baileysan
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 22nd September 2018, 17:39
Replies: 495
Views: 121,868
Posted By baileysan
I am still around, although doubt if I could...

I am still around, although doubt if I could mange two watches a day. Still meeting up with ex KSC/UASC guys although the numbers dwindle every year. Came across my old Kuwait discharge book, first...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 30th April 2018, 17:36
Replies: 15
Views: 2,751
Posted By baileysan
So sorry to hear Tony Griffiths may have passed...

So sorry to hear Tony Griffiths may have passed away. He was a good friend and colleague.
I still laugh out loud recalling our time together in Hamburg on the Al Mubarakiah(1)
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 16th August 2017, 22:34
Replies: 495
Views: 121,868
Posted By baileysan
Alan Presume you know Bob Jackson has published...

Alan
Presume you know Bob Jackson has published two books??
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 16th August 2017, 17:16
Replies: 495
Views: 121,868
Posted By baileysan
Alan Yes that was John Gregson. Really nice guy...

Alan
Yes that was John Gregson. Really nice guy I used to run into him often when I was ashore and ship visiting. Last I heard he had taken over a pub somewhere South and he invited my wife and i...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 15th August 2017, 21:37
Replies: 495
Views: 121,868
Posted By baileysan
Gill was a great guy, ex Cunard, did my first...

Gill was a great guy, ex Cunard, did my first trip in KSC with him on the Kadisiah he was C/E and I was 2/e. He came ashore as Super later and I was first trip C/E on old Mubarakiah and we spent...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 5th April 2016, 20:51
Replies: 7
Views: 3,517
Posted By baileysan
I would love to able to attend, a real bit of...

I would love to able to attend, a real bit of nostalgia
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th February 2016, 21:00
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
Brian Nice to see you in print again. I note...

Brian
Nice to see you in print again. I note your social itinerary, please give my very best regards to Ian Hall, I have not seen him in years last time was Dubai when he was with Vela.
Re the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th January 2016, 20:12
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
Saudisid Twin 40 cranes. I was not obviously...

Saudisid

Twin 40 cranes. I was not obviously involved in the contract specs. however my understanding was the twin 40 were the result of commercial requirements by mainly the European service. The...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th January 2016, 20:25
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
Re R. Kearsley Maurice Hennon, George...

Re R. Kearsley

Maurice Hennon, George Douglas, I was in mauritius shortly after that bunch and the claim to fame was George complete with gammy arm roller skating on the dance floor at a local non...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 12th January 2016, 20:23
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
Kiwi The bare chested young man Maurice...

Kiwi

The bare chested young man Maurice Hennon who remained connected with UASC for years then became a legend in Korea. One of my really good friends who sadly passed away way before his time. As...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th January 2016, 17:28
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
I know them all but age has taken over and I...

I know them all but age has taken over and I cannot remember names so well, bloody frustrating, however Norman Hatton I do remember great guy worked with him a lot when A2 were building and running....
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th January 2016, 00:03
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
Thats not Toshi it was someone from ME, the name...

Thats not Toshi it was someone from ME, the name has got me for the moment, the one on the left is Yamamoto Cargo Supt UASC great guy, had many a good night with him.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th January 2016, 20:26
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
Just back and catching up, some great photos and...

Just back and catching up, some great photos and so many names and memories. Too many to mention.
I just think back to 1968 looking for a job spun a coin between Nigerian Nash and KSC it came down...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th November 2015, 20:30
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
Your right Albie Jebil Ali it was. Many K...

Your right Albie Jebil Ali it was.

Many K Class were later bare boated out to Gulf East before they crashed. I regretfully handed over too many of them which obviously was the beginning of the end...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th October 2015, 20:56
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
Albie Believe you refer to the A1 Container...

Albie Believe you refer to the A1 Container vessels Jebil Ali etc. Mitsui originally supplied the liners etc, (HHI were just getting into engine building,) and did get the castings wrong , ended up...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 21st July 2015, 20:35
Replies: 1
Views: 1,135
Posted By baileysan
Sorry to hear about Norman. He was a good...

Sorry to hear about Norman. He was a good engineer, knew him for a number of years in UASC.
Believe he was into classic motor bikes.

Another good man gone.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th March 2015, 11:26
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
Albie Yes I remember Jake and Italy. He was...

Albie
Yes I remember Jake and Italy. He was left high and dry. I was home at the time and was talking to Bill Sadler in Liverpool. He went to Italy to see Jake (the only one who did)and nearly got...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 15th March 2015, 18:24
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
Believe it or not I really do wish sometimes I...

Believe it or not I really do wish sometimes I was still into crawling DB's kept you fit. Yes there was some stories from Glasgow and Korea newbuilds. Never found a body though. Inspected duct keel...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 14th March 2015, 22:00
Replies: 773
Views: 147,698
Posted By baileysan
Albie still around but struggling to get up...

Albie

still around but struggling to get up to the muster station. Hope all is well with you and all ex UASC guys.
Still meet up with Fiak Tony he is now retired.

Keep in touch
Forum: Nautical Colleges 27th October 2014, 22:04
Replies: 54
Views: 21,966
Posted By baileysan
Chuckgregg. Think I remember you from SSMarine...

Chuckgregg.
Think I remember you from SSMarine I was sitting 2/E ticket also ex Wallsend Slipway although I went to sea in 1957. Went through Mr Grant a few times for Dispensation 2/E before I got...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 30th September 2014, 20:41
Replies: 16
Views: 3,588
Posted By baileysan
Gulf East

Their demise came about due to the collapse of a an Allied Bank based I believe in Dubai.
I did get quite heavily involved prior to that when they bareboat chartered 12 of our breakbulk ships. A...
Forum: The Engine Room 21st September 2014, 20:41
Replies: 41
Views: 7,782
Posted By baileysan
Stern Tubes

Lignum Vitae

Early days at sea as junior, remember being in Panama News Year Eve, could see the fireworks from the local yacht club. loaded ship, we were down the tunnel with the 2/E trying to top...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 24th May 2014, 17:13
Replies: 495
Views: 121,868
Posted By baileysan
John Fiak could not make it Thursday but will...

John
Fiak could not make it Thursday but will pass on your regards next time. He still does some work on a cable stowage barge, sounds quite a nice number.
Hope your keeping well.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 21st May 2014, 21:12
Replies: 495
Views: 121,868
Posted By baileysan
Hi Brian Peter had two daughters , no sons....

Hi Brian
Peter had two daughters , no sons. They live close to Peter's ex wife in the South. Have not heard of Paul for a good while, he seems to have gone missing from this site.
The name...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 1st May 2014, 19:49
Replies: 495
Views: 121,868
Posted By baileysan
Brian Yes maybe I can make it this year see how...

Brian
Yes maybe I can make it this year see how it goes. You do know Peter Porter died some time ago, he was was in Varna and I was doing a job in Turkey and we spoke on the phone arranged a long...
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