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Search: Posts Made By: Howard Dean
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 12th April 2015, 14:44
Replies: 10
Views: 4,866
Posted By Howard Dean
Does anybody have any recollection of a third...

Does anybody have any recollection of a third engineer Bill Rankin? Back in the 60's. Fantastic guy as was the chief Jock Burns.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 12th October 2014, 17:21
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By Howard Dean
Russ Lowden

I saw somewhere on S.N the name Russ Lowden, I believe I sailed with Russ and would like to make contact again. Please contact if you see this Russ.

Howard Dean.
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 25th August 2014, 18:38
Replies: 63
Views: 30,068
Posted By Howard Dean
On leaving the Camito I drank the top from too...

On leaving the Camito I drank the top from too many bottles and was a little incapable. Captain Whitehouse was traveling on the same train from Avonmouth and then on to Liverpool. He looked after me...
Forum: Ships No More 10th August 2014, 16:46
Replies: 42
Views: 23,919
Posted By Howard Dean
Hi Steve, As said, "The Story Was", I am not...

Hi Steve,
As said, "The Story Was", I am not attempting to verify the story or not, regret I have not sailed out of the Thames so I do not have any knowledge of the ship you mentioned.

Howard.
Forum: Ships No More 10th August 2014, 14:09
Replies: 42
Views: 23,919
Posted By Howard Dean
Wrecks around the Mersey.

Hi Steve,
Your father was certainly correct, I was staggered at the number of masts sticking up out of the water on the edge of the Mersey when I first went to sea in the 1960's. The story then was...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th August 2014, 13:55
Replies: 1
Views: 1,781
Posted By Howard Dean
Camito and Turrialba.

Russ, Are you from the north east and were you 4th on the Turrialba when I flew out from the U.K. as 5th to join her at Los Angeles? I believe Bob Jones was the chief. If I have the correct Russ we...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 21st February 2013, 10:46
Replies: 63
Views: 30,068
Posted By Howard Dean
Howard Dean.

Hello Ruth,
I sailed with your father on the Camito for four trips, he was very helpful in assisting me with a radio I had purchased, it was 120 volts and I bought it as 250 volts, consequently it...
Forum: The Engine Room 2nd July 2012, 20:44
Replies: 258
Views: 49,109
Posted By Howard Dean
Thank you Jim for your details of burial at sea...

Thank you Jim for your details of burial at sea when aboard the "Camito", I served on the "Camito" some years before you did under Chief Engineer Jock Burns. A perfect gentleman who could be strict...
Forum: Say Hello 25th March 2012, 20:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By Howard Dean
Hi Chriswhy, I have no doubt you have many...

Hi Chriswhy,
I have no doubt you have many stories but can you beat a third engineer on the Empress of Canada packing the SOS pump with cartons of cigarettes, all went well until a relief second...
Forum: Passenger Liners 23rd March 2012, 21:01
Replies: 21
Views: 6,084
Posted By Howard Dean
"Empress of Canada !!!"

Andy,
Do you remember the Staff Captain who served aboard in the early 60's? I was working as refrigeration engineer and part of my duties were to visit cabins if complaints were made about air...
Forum: Passenger Liners 1st March 2012, 19:09
Replies: 21
Views: 6,084
Posted By Howard Dean
You are of course quite correct, the Empress of...

You are of course quite correct, the Empress of Canada did fall over in Gladstone dock following a fire which started in a linen cupboard I believe. The Empress of Canada this link refers to is the...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 1st March 2012, 09:29
Replies: 63
Views: 30,068
Posted By Howard Dean
If Michael Beale ever reads this please do leave...

If Michael Beale ever reads this please do leave contact details, we sailed together I believe in the early 60's.

Howard Dean.
Forum: Passenger Liners 29th February 2012, 19:45
Replies: 21
Views: 6,084
Posted By Howard Dean
I didn't ever get to know the bosun but as the...

I didn't ever get to know the bosun but as the ship was always immaculate I can believe all you say.
Forum: Passenger Liners 29th February 2012, 15:19
Replies: 21
Views: 6,084
Posted By Howard Dean
Howard Dean.

Hi Andy,

I served on the Canada at the same time as your good self, can you recall the name of the third mate, I believe first name Georgew but my memory can not go any further. We became friends...
Forum: The Engine Room 27th February 2012, 20:42
Replies: 258
Views: 49,109
Posted By Howard Dean
Hi There, I served on the Camito 1963/64 and...

Hi There,

I served on the Camito 1963/64 and went through the situation of burial at sea, we had a passenger who had served on coal burning ships many years earlier and he knew he was dying. He...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 24th February 2012, 20:50
Replies: 15
Views: 4,066
Posted By Howard Dean
The "Sulaco" was the first ship I sailed on,...

The "Sulaco" was the first ship I sailed on, joined her at Avonmouth, first night there was a hell of a noise and I looked in the companionway but was sent back to my room by the second engineer as...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 24th February 2012, 09:25
Replies: 16
Views: 7,617
Posted By Howard Dean
The one on the extreme left is Howard Dean. As...

The one on the extreme left is Howard Dean. As that's me I can confirm it. Afraid some teeth missing however.
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 24th February 2012, 09:21
Replies: 16
Views: 7,617
Posted By Howard Dean
Hi John, I too was a junior engineer on the...

Hi John,
I too was a junior engineer on the Camito in the early 60's, Jock Burns was the chief and the third engineer was Bill Rankin. I was his junior. We became best friends despite the lofty...
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