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Search: Posts Made By: baileybloke
Forum: Ellerman 26th February 2011, 08:49
Replies: 6
Views: 1,922
Posted By baileybloke
I sailed with Commodore Thomas Rigg a couple of...

I sailed with Commodore Thomas Rigg a couple of times on the City of Auckland. One of my treasured memories was of his wedding to Beth in South Africa. We left port amidst ships whistles all around...
Forum: Ellerman 31st January 2011, 23:20
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Hi guinnessmick, I believe I can assist you...

Hi guinnessmick,
I believe I can assist you with this one. I will get back to you to let you know what I can do for you.
Forum: Ellerman 28th January 2011, 02:04
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Hi Redalert, I will check through my database...

Hi Redalert,
I will check through my database tonight and get back to you. If your photo is not one of the one's I send to you, I would be happy to see a copy of yours.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th February 2010, 12:23
Replies: 69
Views: 32,994
Posted By baileybloke
Hi Old Strawberry, Thank you for getting back to...

Hi Old Strawberry, Thank you for getting back to me. I have reason to believe that I may have led you up the garden path. I do apologise. I have now found out from my father that my grandfather was...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th February 2010, 18:36
Replies: 69
Views: 32,994
Posted By baileybloke
T S Arethusa

Just found this thread. I'd be interested to know if anyone remembers my grandfather who was a teacher on the Arethusa. I vaguely remember going on board to see him, probably in the late fifties (I...
Forum: Ellerman 7th December 2009, 08:43
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Hi Shandy, I can assist you on that one. I will...

Hi Shandy,
I can assist you on that one. I will contact you very shortly. Kind regards,
Ian
Forum: Ellerman 5th December 2009, 07:49
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Hi James, strangely enough, yes I can. Happy to...

Hi James, strangely enough, yes I can. Happy to help out.
Baileybloke
Forum: Ellerman 28th August 2009, 07:12
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Colin, no problem. I will sort it for you. I am...

Colin, no problem. I will sort it for you. I am experiencing problems getting on to the internet with my PC at home so I am having to communicate via work. I will not forget your request so just bear...
Forum: Ellerman 25th August 2009, 20:31
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Ken, Strangely enough, I can help. I will get...

Ken, Strangely enough, I can help. I will get something organised for you in the next few days when I finish this block of night shifts. It paints a sad picture when you realise that these ships were...
Forum: Ellerman 13th August 2009, 10:47
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Hi Alan, I'm not not sure quite where Baltic Wal...

Hi Alan, I'm not not sure quite where Baltic Wal comes into this this equation but I can certainly help you out. I'll be in touch very shortly. Cheers, Baileybloke
Forum: Ellerman 17th June 2009, 19:53
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Your wish is my command

Hi Michael, glad I'm not doing your dhobi!! All joking aside, the answer is yes, but give me a dew days to get them all togethher for you. And Wingspan, I,ve got to ask where you got a name like...
Forum: Ellerman 26th April 2009, 07:06
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Kris, Having investigated, I missed you by one...

Kris, Having investigated, I missed you by one day. I joined Arcadian on 25th May 1974 and paid off on 11th July. So near yet so far. Good to catch up with you now anyway.

Cheers
Ian
Forum: Ellerman 23rd April 2009, 16:59
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Sorry folks, I took a few days off....

Sorry folks, I took a few days off. GoodRunAshore, Shandy and mshann - I am dealoing with your requests. I did a spell on the Arcadian in mid 1974 as third mate. I seem to recall we called at Lisbon,...
Forum: Ellerman 14th April 2009, 07:02
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Jon, Welcome to the forum. I can see that...

Jon,

Welcome to the forum. I can see that I've got my work cut out here. Yes, I can be of assistance with your pictures but I should stress that I am unable to help with your crew lists as mine...
Forum: Ellerman 19th March 2009, 19:30
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Jim, Good to hear from you. I will do a little...

Jim,
Good to hear from you. I will do a little bit of background work and get back to you.
Kind regards,
Ian
Forum: Ellerman 13th February 2009, 08:20
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Hi malc, Yes, I can help you out. The memory is...

Hi malc,
Yes, I can help you out. The memory is fantastic really. We tend to forget about the downside but how well we remember the good times. Once you get the sea in your blood, it never leaves....
Forum: Ellerman 28th January 2009, 20:11
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
doctor ken, welcome to Ships Nostalgia. Here's...

doctor ken, welcome to Ships Nostalgia. Here's hoping you have many years of happy reminiscing ahead of you. If you give me until the weekend, I will check my database for you and get back to you....
Forum: Ellerman 31st December 2008, 19:28
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Alex, I only have listing as at 7th February 1975...

Alex, I only have listing as at 7th February 1975 and this shows Captain D D Turner as skipper of the 'Toronto. Happy new year to you. Ian
Forum: Ellerman 20th December 2008, 20:45
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Fergus 62, As soon as I go back to work in two...

Fergus 62, As soon as I go back to work in two weeks time, I will scan those for you and see that you get them.

Cheers, Ian
Forum: Ellerman 19th December 2008, 20:35
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
I will try to answer 5 messages in one. Chouan...

I will try to answer 5 messages in one.
Chouan and DCR - Yes, I will see what I can do to post them on SN.
Fergus62 - March '69 to Feb '75 with some omissions here and there - try me.
Mr Marconi...
Forum: Ellerman 17th December 2008, 17:48
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Disposition of Sea-going Personnel

For those of you who had forgotten, the Disposition of Sea-going Personnel used to appear in the middle of the company magazine, Ellermans, On Shore and Afloat. Being the person I am, I've...
Forum: Ellerman 16th December 2008, 22:43
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Alex, I've just noticed you sailed with Chris...

Alex, I've just noticed you sailed with Chris Witt on the 'Bedford in December 71. Chris and I were at Plymouth School of Nav just a few months earlier along with Alan Smith. Chris kindly volunteered...
Forum: Ellerman 16th December 2008, 00:22
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Hi Dave, I was a Nav Cadet on the 'Toronto from...

Hi Dave, I was a Nav Cadet on the 'Toronto from November 1972 to April 1973 on a CIP run and Third Mate very briefly on the 'Canberra in May 1974. The Toronto with her maple leaf livery is a rare...
Forum: Ellerman 9th December 2008, 18:51
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Nigel, my brain is obviously still playing up....

Nigel, my brain is obviously still playing up. The answer is no on both fronts. I think this is the first time I have totally let someone down. Sorry to fail you. Ian
Forum: Ellerman 9th December 2008, 18:31
Replies: 189
Views: 45,765
Posted By baileybloke
Hi Nigel, thanks for the good news. I am making...

Hi Nigel, thanks for the good news. I am making good progress thanks. I think I can help you on both counts. I will check my database on my laptop and get back to you. Cheers, Ian
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