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Search: Posts Made By: Roger Turner
Forum: Ship Research 25th March 2019, 19:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,776
Posted By Roger Turner
Sorry to intrude here, but I was looking for...

Sorry to intrude here, but I was looking for anything on the Fantee in the EDs file and this was the only one that came up so I hope you will bear with me.

Initially I was interested in the story...
Forum: Elder Dempster 18th February 2019, 21:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By Roger Turner
OMG Bob, you`ve suddenly mentioned the magic...

OMG Bob, you`ve suddenly mentioned the magic words " Screen PrinTer" I finished my working career as a Screen Printer (amongst other things) and I was a hand screen printer too!
Would you adam an...
Forum: Elder Dempster 7th February 2019, 22:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By Roger Turner
Yes, I remember it and used it - not often, but I...

Yes, I remember it and used it - not often, but I think we used it to make outlines of the hold plans so they could be duplicated/triplicated/quadruplicated etc anyway multi copies!
I think the...
Forum: Elder Dempster 6th February 2019, 12:35
Replies: 23
Views: 2,388
Posted By Roger Turner
Hi Bob Appleton, nice to see you in print again,...

Hi Bob Appleton, nice to see you in print again, I have a feeling we corresponded on emails two or three computers ago..i.e whenever a member of my family "updates" me with a new computer and now lap...
Forum: Elder Dempster 3rd February 2019, 22:30
Replies: 23
Views: 2,388
Posted By Roger Turner
Hi GTP, I`m right there with you, missing EofE ...

Hi GTP,
I`m right there with you, missing EofE like crazy, you probably noticed I tried recently to get a bit going on Elder Dempster Lines of Liverpool on Facebook with a little story Derek had...
Forum: Elder Dempster 25th January 2019, 19:01
Replies: 13
Views: 1,657
Posted By Roger Turner
Hi Howard, did you ever come across my brother...

Hi Howard, did you ever come across my brother Jeremy Alan Turner, possibly called "Jack" or "JAT" he did two years on HMS Conway and possibly joined South American Saint Line on 1955 or 1956 as a...
Forum: Ship Research 7th October 2018, 21:59
Replies: 120
Views: 43,501
Posted By Roger Turner
Does anybody know what happened to the Balmoral,...

Does anybody know what happened to the Balmoral, I remember as a floating restaurant in Dundee harbour, but I know she was taken back to sea service again.
Also no idea when she was built
Forum: Elder Dempster 7th October 2018, 16:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By Roger Turner
Hi GGG, I know John Edge (J.D.W.Edge) from HMS...

Hi GGG,
I know John Edge (J.D.W.Edge) from HMS Conway, didn`t know he had joined Elders till DB found me on SN and he sent me the EofE magazine.
Rodney Matthews sailed with me on the "Cambray", he...
Forum: Elder Dempster 4th October 2018, 22:04
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By Roger Turner
Hi GGG (forgotten what that`s for, I know it is a...

Hi GGG (forgotten what that`s for, I know it is a substitute for GTP, could it be Great Grandad Graham?)
Anyway can`t disagree with your observations, to do anything we do need somebody in the...
Forum: Elder Dempster 3rd October 2018, 22:13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By Roger Turner
Thanks Graham, I have now been enrolled as a...

Thanks Graham, I have now been enrolled as a member, only trouble is all there appears to be is a rolling film, with occasionally pictures of ships posted and the occasional comments from people I`ve...
Forum: Elder Dempster 6th September 2018, 01:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By Roger Turner
Bob, Thanks for publishing this, strange there...

Bob,
Thanks for publishing this, strange there has been so little response on here.
I hadn`t heard about the bell having been presented.
But I had heard of the enormous loss of life of the...
Forum: Elder Dempster 29th August 2018, 01:00
Replies: 15
Views: 4,634
Posted By Roger Turner
Hi Colin, I`m glad you found us here on SN,...

Hi Colin,
I`m glad you found us here on SN, welcome!
When I said I could "hear" you father in my minds eye calling "boy" and could still visualise his face and manner. I cannot do that for many...
Forum: The Galley 11th May 2018, 22:59
Replies: 12
Views: 3,246
Posted By Roger Turner
Kromeski a la Russe at sea Married a Scots...

Kromeski a la Russe at sea
Married a Scots girl, came ashore, discovered,
Kilted Sausages - something similar.

I know we used to call Lifeboat Drill, Board of Trade Sports, but I didn`t know...
Forum: Elder Dempster 5th May 2018, 00:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,966
Posted By Roger Turner
GGG OOO GTP USPIK`NSYFURS I am...

GGG
OOO
GTP
USPIK`NSYFURS

I am delighted to be an OOO Writer to Freddie Griffiths 3/5/56-18/7/56
Forum: Elder Dempster 4th May 2018, 00:04
Replies: 14
Views: 1,966
Posted By Roger Turner
(Scribe) GGG aka GTP, This thread has...

(Scribe)
GGG aka GTP,
This thread has languished long enough, because I for one haven`t a clue what you are on about, however since it`s here I suppose. somebody`s got to make a start.

How about...
Forum: Elder Dempster 28th April 2018, 21:34
Replies: 76
Views: 12,777
Posted By Roger Turner
What a momentous subject you have opened up GGG...

What a momentous subject you have opened up GGG aka GTP (Congrats) a regular Pandora`s Box of trix.
It forced me for the first time of my life, well after 65 years to minutely examine this testament...
Forum: Elder Dempster 9th April 2018, 00:58
Replies: 12
Views: 3,042
Posted By Roger Turner
Smile I hadn`t heard of the "slave trade" mentioned...

I hadn`t heard of the "slave trade" mentioned about Santa Isabel before, but had heard of young Nigerian lads being sent as virtual forced labour to Ghana to harvest cocoa. (perhaps it still happens)...
Forum: Elder Dempster 1st April 2018, 00:11
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By Roger Turner
Life Boat down! Looks quite romantic in Tonga. ...

Life Boat down!
Looks quite romantic in Tonga.
Didn`t seem to happen very often in West Africa, I only remember two times once when there was a strike in Port Harcourt and we went up the creek...
Forum: Elder Dempster 22nd March 2018, 13:04
Replies: 12
Views: 3,042
Posted By Roger Turner
Ah! the Prawns. My one and only visit to the...

Ah! the Prawns.
My one and only visit to the island, I was Assistant Purser at the time, it could have been the Dixcove or the Oti.
There came a knock on my door at midnight,
"the Chief`s having...
Forum: Elder Dempster 16th February 2018, 23:52
Replies: 3
Views: 2,424
Posted By Roger Turner
Hi Graham, I tried to send you a message re...

Hi Graham,
I tried to send you a message re Derek on the internal messaging system
Got a message to say they couldn`t relay it as your sent message was full and they asked if you could clear it....
Forum: Elder Dempster 16th February 2018, 23:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,645
Posted By Roger Turner
Thanks for posting Graham, I never met Derek,...

Thanks for posting Graham,
I never met Derek, but owe a lot to him, in putting me back in touch with my roots, I left Elders in 1962 and missed it.
Derek found me on here, introduced me to Elders...
Forum: Elder Dempster 5th January 2018, 16:48
Replies: 34
Views: 5,093
Posted By Roger Turner
Here I go talking to myself again. Are there...

Here I go talking to myself again.
Are there any Elders folk still out there?
If nothing else A Happy New Year to our absent friends(Pint)
Forum: Elder Dempster 7th November 2017, 20:00
Replies: 34
Views: 5,093
Posted By Roger Turner
Graham, Don`t get the allusion Melders of...

Graham,
Don`t get the allusion Melders of Welders

Derek B, I`ll email him, hopefully cheer him up.

John Edge, I sent you an Email in March where I mentioned him and I have sent you a copy the...
Forum: Elder Dempster 6th November 2017, 01:03
Replies: 34
Views: 5,093
Posted By Roger Turner
Just a quickie Graham, Freddie Griff crossed...

Just a quickie Graham,
Freddie Griff crossed the bar a few years ago, I had some contact with him as he used to edit the Purser`s mag, I think it was with Reg Hughes, pity because the mag ceased...
Forum: Elder Dempster 4th November 2017, 00:59
Replies: 34
Views: 5,093
Posted By Roger Turner
Glad to see you bounced the right way up Graham,...

Glad to see you bounced the right way up Graham, sad those among us have to depart, sorry didn`t know (I think) the two you mention but RIP.
Yeah you`re probably right about the Apapa venue, I think...
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