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Search: Posts Made By: Bombersman
Forum: Houlder Brothers 28th March 2014, 11:24
Replies: 72
Views: 20,809
Posted By Bombersman
Unfortunately no, I assume he didn't get back to...

Unfortunately no, I assume he didn't get back to UK.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th September 2012, 12:54
Replies: 72
Views: 20,809
Posted By Bombersman
The tank traps have been removed Malcolm but...

The tank traps have been removed Malcolm but there is a small cluster of them, near the Wynding, on the beach.

We had a nice week at Bamburgh with the obligatory repeat visits to the Farnes and...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th September 2012, 10:42
Replies: 72
Views: 20,809
Posted By Bombersman
I was very sorry to read about your parents...

I was very sorry to read about your parents Malcolm. Please give them my kind regards and apologies for not getting back to them. I did pass their house several times and was tempted to drop in but I...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 6th September 2012, 10:39
Replies: 47
Views: 10,685
Posted By Bombersman
Mornin' again Malcolm. I posted on both...

Mornin' again Malcolm.

I posted on both boards to ensure that you got the info.

Warmest good wishes

Bob W
Forum: Houlder Brothers 6th September 2012, 10:32
Replies: 72
Views: 20,809
Posted By Bombersman
HIi Malcolm did you have a chance to tell...

HIi Malcolm

did you have a chance to tell him that alot of us would like to get back in touch with him
Yes, he reads these posts, but does not wish to post for personal reasons of his own. I...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 5th September 2012, 13:20
Replies: 72
Views: 20,809
Posted By Bombersman
Alan rang me on Saturday evening prior to...

Alan rang me on Saturday evening prior to returning to Brazil on Sunday. He will return to UK next year.

Unfortunately he didn't have time to come to my house for a chat.

Bob W
Forum: Houlder Brothers 5th September 2012, 09:27
Replies: 47
Views: 10,685
Posted By Bombersman
Marinejockey aka Malcolm has, like me, wondered...

Marinejockey aka Malcolm has, like me, wondered about Alan Lowry.

I have not posted here for a long time due to suspected online identity theft causing me to discontinue all internet activity. I...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 20th May 2010, 08:03
Replies: 207
Views: 59,006
Posted By Bombersman
I sailed on the Royston 65-68 remember Dave and...

I sailed on the Royston 65-68 remember Dave and the chief well if I remember right Dave had a Rolls Royce A good ship.

I heard a tale about Dave and his roller, how true it is I don't know, but it...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 30th March 2010, 14:36
Replies: 39
Views: 5,996
Posted By Bombersman
Thank you for your efforts Old Bakelite, even...

Thank you for your efforts Old Bakelite, even though it resulted in a dead end.

Much appreciated.(Thumb)

Kind regards

Bob W.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th March 2010, 09:12
Replies: 39
Views: 5,996
Posted By Bombersman
Good on you Old Bakelite(Thumb) Regards ...

Good on you Old Bakelite(Thumb)

Regards

Bob W.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 15th March 2010, 11:51
Replies: 39
Views: 5,996
Posted By Bombersman
Thanks Locker, That's the latest sighting we have...

Thanks Locker, That's the latest sighting we have so far. (Thumb)

Kind regards

Bob. W
Forum: Houlder Brothers 2nd February 2010, 14:19
Replies: 39
Views: 5,996
Posted By Bombersman
Malcolm, I found an A Lowery at Cramlington in...

Malcolm, I found an A Lowery at Cramlington in Northumberland, but drew a blank. Fred Lowery and Les Cummins no luck either. Fred also served his time at Hawthorn's and the last I saw of Les was in...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 2nd February 2010, 14:01
Replies: 39
Views: 5,996
Posted By Bombersman
Thanks again Alan. Only two of my earlier...

Thanks again Alan.

Only two of my earlier shipmates showed this time Alan Lowery showed this time and Pat Cafferty. Pat was my second senior engineer (getting chiefs steam time) on the 12-4 on the...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 1st February 2010, 09:54
Replies: 39
Views: 5,996
Posted By Bombersman
Alan is about the same age as me, Malcolm,...

Alan is about the same age as me, Malcolm, possibly a few months older. He started serving his time the same day that I did and I remember my first introduction to him when I was in the gauge box and...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 31st January 2010, 20:36
Replies: 39
Views: 5,996
Posted By Bombersman
Good day Marinejockey, nice to be in touch again....

Good day Marinejockey, nice to be in touch again. You said: -



I wondered about that, and thought that if this hadn't been the case then it might have been the end of his sea career. You have...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 31st January 2010, 15:09
Replies: 39
Views: 5,996
Posted By Bombersman
Alan said I,ve some more crew lists to post as...

Alan said
I,ve some more crew lists to post as well.

I look forward to this Alan.

Bob W.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 31st January 2010, 10:37
Replies: 39
Views: 5,996
Posted By Bombersman
Splendid!!! It was good to see who was still...

Splendid!!!

It was good to see who was still at sea and on which ship, people that I had sailed with prior to coming ashore in 1966. There were lots of familiar names here that conjured up many...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 25th November 2009, 07:42
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,178
Posted By Bombersman
I think the oldest tree in Britain was just to...

I think the oldest tree in Britain was just to the south of the town as well.
Yes, I know it well, having walked or staggered past it on my way back to the youth hostel several times.

I had...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th November 2009, 12:36
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,178
Posted By Bombersman
Hello Malcolm. I believe they were both from...

Hello Malcolm.

I believe they were both from Hawick, a town I knew very well from playing football there and the lamb sales.

Back in the fifties I went to Hawick occasionally but knew Jedburgh...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th November 2009, 08:00
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,178
Posted By Bombersman
Angus said: - "I remember Fred Capstick and...

Angus said: -
"I remember Fred Capstick and Jackie Scotland very well from my time in "Hardwicke Grange" as 2nd Mate between July `63 and August `65..."

These dates, Angus, suggest that our paths...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 22nd November 2009, 09:43
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,178
Posted By Bombersman
Thank you for your reply Angus. This must have...

Thank you for your reply Angus. This must have been a different McDonald as I don't think that the chief that I sailed with, from Glasgow, would have been more than about 35.

During my time with...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 21st November 2009, 15:55
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,178
Posted By Bombersman
Hi Angus. C/E Mr McDonald wouldn't be a Rory...

Hi Angus.

C/E Mr McDonald wouldn't be a Rory McDonald by any chance? I sailed with a C/E named Rory McDonald on my first trip on the Brandon Priory. He left at Willenshaven when his brother Bill...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th November 2009, 08:04
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,178
Posted By Bombersman
Hi rob. This is the first mention of Rolly...

Hi rob. This is the first mention of Rolly Johnston that I have come across on these boards. I sailed with Rolly several times over the years between 1961 and 1966. The last I saw of him was when I...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 17th November 2009, 17:44
Replies: 21
Views: 9,200
Posted By Bombersman
I sailed with Hartley Reid of South Shields who...

I sailed with Hartley Reid of South Shields who was was chief Engineer with Houlders on the Brandon Priory round about 1963. He had his wife, son and daughter with him.

Bob W.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th November 2009, 17:36
Replies: 42
Views: 6,030
Posted By Bombersman
I was very sorry to hear this. Captain Mulligan...

I was very sorry to hear this. Captain Mulligan was the last master that I sailed with in 1966/7 on The Bidford Priory before I came ashore. His wife was good company for my wife, as, in those days...
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