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Forum: Ship Research 18th May 2018, 12:24
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
Good Photos, thanks for posting Andrew

Good Photos, thanks for posting

Andrew
Forum: Ship Research 29th April 2018, 06:14
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
Ian, As a family we still have the same...

Ian,
As a family we still have the same attitude in regards to food!

Cheers - Andrew
Forum: Ship Research 28th April 2018, 09:46
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
Good to hear, hope you are keeping well! I was...

Good to hear, hope you are keeping well!
I was based at Stony Point when the Joseph Banks was running cattle & sheep/ In those days I worked for Ports & Harbours.

Cheers Andrew
Forum: Ship Research 7th November 2017, 01:28
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
pm sent Susan

pm sent Susan
Forum: Ship Research 6th November 2017, 20:59
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
PM sent, Susan. Good to hear from you Andrew...

PM sent, Susan. Good to hear from you
Andrew (Sandbar)
Forum: Ship Research 4th December 2016, 20:09
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
I have heard the name, most probably from the...

I have heard the name, most probably from the inquiry.
I only was told it was coming to tv again on Thursday from the producer who rang my sister (the one that appeared on the show).
My other...
Forum: Royal Navy 28th July 2016, 05:11
Replies: 13
Views: 2,495
Posted By Sandbar
Submariners called surface shipping "targets" ...

Submariners called surface shipping "targets"
Sandbar
Forum: Royal Navy 23rd July 2016, 08:26
Replies: 13
Views: 2,495
Posted By Sandbar
My manager of the company was one of the first...

My manager of the company was one of the first australian class to pass the perisher course. If I remember properly, submarines could only surface during an exercise on a compass cardial direction...
Forum: Ship Research 18th June 2016, 23:54
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
Good to hear from you Bill 1946! Sandbar

Good to hear from you Bill 1946!
Sandbar
Forum: Ship Research 23rd April 2016, 12:48
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
Thanks mate, I will keep an eye out for you! ...

Thanks mate, I will keep an eye out for you!
Sandbar
Forum: Ship Research 23rd April 2016, 10:39
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
If anyone is interested, on Sunday the 1st of May...

If anyone is interested, on Sunday the 1st of May on the "Sunday Night" program channel seven.
There will be a story about the Blythe star sinking which my dad was on Alf Simpson,also there is an...
Forum: Ship Research 9th March 2016, 07:49
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
I soon as I hear the date when it is happening I...

I soon as I hear the date when it is happening I will post on this site.

Also I have been asked for any photos and videos after the event which includes my father opening the Seafarers Memorial...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd March 2016, 01:38
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
1973 Blythe Star

1973 Blythe Star
Forum: Ship Research 2nd March 2016, 21:13
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
Channel 7 is about to bring to rememberance the...

Channel 7 is about to bring to rememberance the Blythe Star story. Currently going to interview Mick Dolman, they have also contacted myself for any photos, etc. When completed it will be on "Sunday...
Forum: The Galley 20th February 2016, 06:23
Replies: 79
Views: 24,693
Posted By Sandbar
To make the new ones sick, we would offer them...

To make the new ones sick, we would offer them sardine and whipped cream sandwiches, or the fat from the boiled corned beef!

Sandbar
Forum: The Galley 15th February 2016, 21:57
Replies: 23
Views: 9,250
Posted By Sandbar
I also worked on a Pacific class patrol boat,...

I also worked on a Pacific class patrol boat, specifically built to take the police forces from the pacific islands (New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga, etc) so these forces could police the fishing zone around...
Forum: The Galley 12th February 2016, 22:48
Replies: 23
Views: 9,250
Posted By Sandbar
Rough weather for the cook

Just saw the video of rough weather:
http://gcaptain.com/watch-emergency-response-vessel-battles-heavy-seas-during-storm-gertrude/

This from the gcaptain.com website.

As a former cook on a...
Forum: Ship Research 25th November 2015, 20:10
Replies: 54
Views: 14,464
Posted By Sandbar
https://radio.abc.net.au/programitem/pgml6mr4KV?pl...

https://radio.abc.net.au/programitem/pgml6mr4KV?play=true

Radio on Blythe Star sinking with actual interviews with survivors.
Blythe Star sank in 1973, so most of the recording was taken from...
Forum: Say Hello 5th November 2015, 02:15
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By Sandbar
Still have to talk to those old seafarers and...

Still have to talk to those old seafarers and like a joke or two. Sometimes I modify the joke to clean it up a bit.
Many of the people in oncology need a funny break to there routine and I recently...
Forum: Say Hello 30th October 2015, 04:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By Sandbar
What has happened to the "stormy weather" part of...

What has happened to the "stormy weather" part of the forum? I can't find it Is it still around or has it been removed because of political correctness.
Andrew
Forum: Say Hello 29th October 2015, 21:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By Sandbar
Say Hello

Hello all! Due to changing computers after losing hard drive which meant lost password I have re emerged on this forum. I have to say hello.
I have retired after working around the waterfront...
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