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Search: Posts Made By: igater
Forum: Say Hello 7th January 2015, 13:56
Replies: 16
Views: 2,857
Posted By igater
British Argyll

I spent 5 years working with BUE on the British Argyll from 1986-1991, I can supply info on the ship if you want. Handed over to BUE outside Montrose on 29th May 1986, going on contract to Hamilton...
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 28th October 2014, 20:54
Replies: 9
Views: 5,986
Posted By igater
Does anyone know who this ship was named after?

Does anyone know who this ship was named after?
Forum: Ship Research 30th October 2011, 01:46
Replies: 8
Views: 2,624
Posted By igater
What happened to Gardline Tracker?

Does anyone what happened to this ship since I sailed on it in 1983.
Forum: Royal Navy 23rd August 2010, 20:13
Replies: 2
Views: 1,867
Posted By igater
HMS Clyde circa 1970

Does anyone know the original name of the RNR minesweeper for HMS Graham around 1970? It was a Ton class with an open bridge, being replaced by HMS Repton, with a closed bridge.
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 28th May 2006, 02:58
Replies: 18
Views: 3,665
Posted By igater
Bigorange XVIII

I sailed here as DP mate for a short job about ten years ago. This was out of Montrose to Ekofisk for a single well. Good ship and good money.
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 6th March 2006, 02:34
Replies: 53
Views: 19,247
Posted By igater
Rangatira, after ferrying

I worked for three years on Rangatira after she left NZ to be a flotel in UK, at Loch Kishorn and Sullom Voe. I was on her up until she finished when was converted to a troop ship for the Falklands...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 5th March 2006, 02:15
Replies: 1
Views: 3,735
Posted By igater
ex Smit Pioneer

I was Mate on the ship with Smit just after the conversion in Wallsend in 1999 uptill she went to CSO.
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 1st March 2006, 04:45
Replies: 9
Views: 5,986
Posted By igater
Successor to this ship

I sailed as first trip third mate on the following ROLAND, (ex Colorado Star, and Mahsuri) in 1978, I will post some pics when I get home. The skipper was Schofield. This was the last few trips for...
Forum: Blue Star Line 1st March 2006, 04:33
Replies: 35
Views: 12,502
Posted By igater
Sorry no idea where John Mackereth is now, after...

Sorry no idea where John Mackereth is now, after I left the ship I heard he had become master, but I left the company in 1979 and never heard any more.
Forum: Blue Star Line 28th December 2005, 04:21
Replies: 10
Views: 8,834
Posted By igater
A trip on the Rocky

I sailed as senior cadet (my last trip as cadet) on the 'Rocky' from August 76 to May 77.
The first trip was from Avonmouth, Southampton (Union Castle charter) to Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East...
Forum: Blue Star Line 23rd December 2005, 04:19
Replies: 35
Views: 12,502
Posted By igater
The Ulster Star was my first ship as cadet in...

The Ulster Star was my first ship as cadet in 1974. I joined in London and the Rio was my first port, a hell of an introduction to life at sea. The skipper was Tony Cheshire and the Mate was John...
Forum: Say Hello 19th December 2005, 21:30
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By igater
Smile Hello

Hi
Joined today after seeing ad in Shipping magazine, seems excellent site, good for research. I am writing a book of going to sea in the early 70's not for publication, more for the archive of some...
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