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Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th October 2019, 11:54
Replies: 206
Views: 18,858
Posted By jmcg
I worked alongside a German guy in Tzafit, Israel...

I worked alongside a German guy in Tzafit, Israel who spoke 11 languages fluently. Unfortunately, he could not say thank you in any of them.

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J(Gleam)(Gleam)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th October 2019, 10:04
Replies: 206
Views: 18,858
Posted By jmcg
Where is Cueball? Always enjoyed reading...

Where is Cueball?

Always enjoyed reading his posts. A straight talking and wise poster indeed.


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J(Gleam)(Gleam)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th October 2019, 18:37
Replies: 206
Views: 18,858
Posted By jmcg
One of my postings on the Silver Line thread...

One of my postings on the Silver Line thread below:


I was only with him for 7 months on Binsnes and would like to remember Ronnie as he was - a mans man.

Such a very sad end to his life. Will...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th October 2019, 15:05
Replies: 206
Views: 18,858
Posted By jmcg
I must respond to the slurs above. My name...

I must respond to the slurs above.

My name is John as very many know on this site. Never ever had any inclination to use Jacky on any site.

Never likened or linked Seaman 38 to Bill Davies -...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th October 2019, 08:33
Replies: 206
Views: 18,858
Posted By jmcg
Interesting! Anyone know what happened to...

Interesting!

Anyone know what happened to Gollywobbler and Seafoods?

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J (Gleam)(Gleam)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 9th October 2019, 11:05
Replies: 206
Views: 18,858
Posted By jmcg
I do not recall "accusing" Seaman 38 of being...

I do not recall "accusing" Seaman 38 of being anyone other than himself. As a matter of correction I admire and respect Seaman 38 for his erudite and honest postings- the latter could not be...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th October 2019, 20:43
Replies: 206
Views: 18,858
Posted By jmcg
Yes Barrie, a proud but hugely modest man indeed...

Yes Barrie, a proud but hugely modest man indeed was Stan. Huge Ferguson was a prolific poster too commanding much respect with his postings and knowledge. I believe he was not in good health and...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th October 2019, 11:19
Replies: 206
Views: 18,858
Posted By jmcg
Great to have you back on board Sis. Do have...

Great to have you back on board Sis.

Do have a look in on Stormy Weather (EU thread) where I'm sure you will find a few in need of a medicament review.


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J(Gleam)(Gleam)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th October 2019, 20:49
Replies: 206
Views: 18,858
Posted By jmcg
I always look in at the poster(s) who fly the...

I always look in at the poster(s) who fly the Spanish flag, but are based in the UK. There is one familiarity that intrigues me somewhat.

All part of the richness of S/N.


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J(Gleam)(Gleam)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 4th October 2019, 21:47
Replies: 206
Views: 18,858
Posted By jmcg
Last I heard of Bill Davies (sorry Capt Bill...

Last I heard of Bill Davies (sorry Capt Bill Davies) he was alive and well and flying the Spanish flag.

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J(Gleam)(Gleam)
Forum: Elder Dempster 1st October 2019, 12:18
Replies: 21
Views: 6,584
Posted By jmcg
Great story Tramper! Welcome to the site -...

Great story Tramper!

Welcome to the site - enjoy it.

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J(Gleam)(Gleam)
Forum: Ship Research 29th September 2019, 12:53
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By jmcg
Yes Seaman 38, I do recall a few rough voyages on...

Yes Seaman 38, I do recall a few rough voyages on Fred's Sanguity en route to/from Halmstad/Gothenburg/Murmansk. Awfully slow at best of times so all credit to the navigation skills of Masters and...
Forum: Ship Research 28th September 2019, 18:57
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By jmcg
Fred & Co.operated as insurers and brokers in...

Fred & Co.operated as insurers and brokers in their own right so no real surprise if they insured their own vessels.

Sailed on two of theirs - good little jobs really for sedate voyagers who...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 9th September 2019, 10:58
Replies: 1,090
Views: 188,208
Posted By jmcg
Yes, just about to post a reminder David. I...

Yes, just about to post a reminder David.

I sailed with a number of those lost on her sister English Bridge. Always remembered !

A commentary /documentary below.
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Forum: United States Navy 5th September 2019, 14:02
Replies: 19
Views: 1,610
Posted By jmcg
Pat XP was the best-regarded O/S ever...

Pat

XP was the best-regarded O/S ever created by MS - unfortunately, it was MS who decided to end support for it -preferring to earn more revenue from a dodgy and unreliable W10 base.

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Forum: Tankers 3rd September 2019, 10:56
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By jmcg
Becoming a huge embarrassment now with the US...

Becoming a huge embarrassment now with the US unable to do anything about the situation. Gibraltar has been duped by an Arab's promise.

The tanker Savior was"dark" for a few days while anchored...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd September 2019, 16:43
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By jmcg
John/s postings were always those of a true...

John/s postings were always those of a true gentleman . Sadly missed indeed as is Ben.

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J(Gleam)(Gleam)
Forum: Tankers 1st September 2019, 09:25
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By jmcg
Now anchored off Baniyas refinery - which was...

Now anchored off Baniyas refinery - which was always reported as her true destination.

I would expect MT Savior to lighten her - the latter having gone "dark" since she arrived off Banias last...
Forum: Tankers 31st August 2019, 15:55
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By jmcg
Adrian Darya has again completed a 180-degree...

Adrian Darya has again completed a 180-degree course and is now heading away from her reported destination. Meanwhile, Savior and Stark 1 are now "dark".

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J(Gleam)(Gleam)
Forum: Tankers 30th August 2019, 19:13
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By jmcg
Another one to consider - she is the STARK 1 ...

Another one to consider - she is the STARK 1 making 10.3kns. At this moment BPs British Resolution (making 10.7 knots on identical course) is on her tail less than a mile apart.

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Forum: Tankers 30th August 2019, 10:35
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By jmcg
Yes, there is previous form with her. ...

Yes, there is previous form with her.
...
Forum: Tankers 30th August 2019, 10:19
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By jmcg
M.T. Savior is still "dark". BW ...

M.T. Savior is still "dark".

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J(Gleam)(Gleam)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th August 2019, 10:45
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By jmcg
I wonder how much carbon was emitted when that...

I wonder how much carbon was emitted when that "boat" was made. Not exactly from "green" materials was it?

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J(Gleam)(Gleam)
Forum: Tankers 28th August 2019, 20:10
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By jmcg
As mentioned on the "Arrested Ships" thread the...

As mentioned on the "Arrested Ships" thread the Comoros Island registered tanker Savior departed Mersin anchorage light ship yesterday after laying there for some weeks.

Her destination according...
Forum: Tankers 21st August 2019, 09:29
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By jmcg
Further commentary under the thread " Arrested...

Further commentary under the thread " Arrested Ships".

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J(Gleam)(Gleam)
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