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Forum: Houlder Brothers 21st November 2017, 21:35
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Views: 238,641
Posted By norsea
Recently discovered, in my Discharge Book, a...

Recently discovered, in my Discharge Book, a Telegram dated 27/2/61, from London Telex, Reply paid 3 shillings--- Please join Oreosa Port Talbot Wednesday--Confirm Houlders. ...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th July 2017, 13:35
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Views: 238,641
Posted By norsea
Sailed as 2nd Mate in Hardwicke Grange between...

Sailed as 2nd Mate in Hardwicke Grange between 1963 and `70 with Paddy O`Regan Chief Steward, but can`t recall any gambling. My wife and I were guests at Paddy`s wedding in St.Finbars Pro Cathedral...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th February 2015, 22:39
Replies: 12
Views: 4,177
Posted By norsea
I served as 2nd.Mate in "Swan River" and...

I served as 2nd.Mate in "Swan River" and "Shaftesbury" onH.T. runs in October and November 1962 with Capt.D.Craven. Angus Davidson
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th October 2014, 15:53
Replies: 80
Views: 24,893
Posted By norsea
During my time in the Hardwicke the Masters were...

During my time in the Hardwicke the Masters were Roy Faulkner and T.A.G.Head. One of the First Mates was John McLintock who later went to live in B.A. Chief Officer Stan Edgington later took a...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 21st August 2014, 20:46
Replies: 80
Views: 24,893
Posted By norsea
Spannerman52, Sorry,I can't recall being on board...

Spannerman52, Sorry,I can't recall being on board when a QM passed away.My time as 2/O wasJan.63 to Jan.65 and Nov.68 to Nov.70 ...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 15th August 2014, 13:21
Replies: 80
Views: 24,893
Posted By norsea
Spannerman52, I think the "little fat guy" was...

Spannerman52, I think the "little fat guy" was probably Patrick O'Regan, Catering Officer on the Hardwicke. My wife and I had the pleasure of attending Paddy's wedding in Cork Cathedral over 30 years...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 28th January 2014, 22:55
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,641
Posted By norsea
I thought the name C.G.Wells sounded familiar,so,...

I thought the name C.G.Wells sounded familiar,so, trawling some of my Houlders memorabilia I unearthed a Watchkeeping Certificate for a voyage as 3rd.Mate in s.s.Holmbury with Captain Wells from...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th September 2013, 18:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,827
Posted By norsea
I served as 2/0 in Hardwicke Grange July'63 to...

I served as 2/0 in Hardwicke Grange July'63 to January'65 and from Nov.'68 to May '70. Never lost anyone overboard or AWOL.
Regards,
Angus Davidson
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th May 2013, 15:09
Replies: 207
Views: 59,091
Posted By norsea
Hi again Cynthia, Once again, Sincere thanks...

Hi again Cynthia,
Once again, Sincere thanks for your devotion to the memory of our colleagues lost on that fateful day.
Kind Regards
Angus Davidson
Forum: Houlder Brothers 4th February 2013, 22:49
Replies: 112
Views: 31,840
Posted By norsea
Hi Alan, I remember the pub very well. In...

Hi Alan, I remember the pub very well. In fact,last September my wife and I spent a holiday with Bill Paterson (Ex Engineer) and his wife Sheila in Fortrose on the Black Isle and Bill drove us round...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 1st February 2013, 21:26
Replies: 112
Views: 31,840
Posted By norsea
Ted was in his element manning the workboat we...

Ted was in his element manning the workboat we had on Oregis when laid up off Invergordon. Trouble was we sometimes "forgot" the time when in the local hostlery and allowed the tender to ebb on,...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 31st December 2012, 22:06
Replies: 105
Views: 21,098
Posted By norsea
Adding my Best Wishes to all Houlder Offshore...

Adding my Best Wishes to all Houlder Offshore personnel for 2013.
Angus Davidson.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th April 2012, 21:57
Replies: 207
Views: 59,091
Posted By norsea
Many Thanks Cynthia for your information....

Many Thanks Cynthia for your information. Although I never served on the Royston I served for a number of years on her sister ship Hardwicke Grange so a number of my colleagues from 25 years were...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th February 2012, 22:57
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,641
Posted By norsea
My Sincere Condolonces toMr.J.M.Houlder's family....

My Sincere Condolonces toMr.J.M.Houlder's family.
Recalling a voyage to New Zealand in Condesa back in 1959 at the end of my Apprenticeship we were accompanied by a young man, Jamie Wiles, who was...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th December 2011, 21:56
Replies: 112
Views: 31,840
Posted By norsea
Sorry to hear of Danny`s passing.My sincere...

Sorry to hear of Danny`s passing.My sincere condolences to Danny`s family.
I sailed with him in Oregis in the `70`s together with Magnus Tulloch, John MacAdam, John Rodgers,Mike Waterton.Jim...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th August 2011, 22:03
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,641
Posted By norsea
Still have my Houlders "25 Club" tie presented in...

Still have my Houlders "25 Club" tie presented in 1979 although irreplaceable it`s now showing signs of wear. Back then no penknife or watch etc. Although fast approaching 74 (this month) I still...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 4th February 2011, 18:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By norsea
I think you may find the funnel marking of the...

I think you may find the funnel marking of the long forgotten "Avogadro". I sailed in her as 1st mate under the late Capt.Tom Woolcott.
Regards
Angus Davidson
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th August 2010, 22:53
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,641
Posted By norsea
Posts on Hardwicke Grange conjures up happy...

Posts on Hardwicke Grange conjures up happy memories of over 25 years service with Houlders,Commencing in 1954. I served on the Hardwicke from July 63 to Nov 64 with Capt Roy Faulkner and then to...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 13th February 2010, 22:05
Replies: 193
Views: 36,095
Posted By norsea
Apologies for the delayed reply Alan. I`m sorry I...

Apologies for the delayed reply Alan. I`m sorry I have already passed the relevant magazine to a friend.
Regarads
Angus D.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th February 2010, 23:18
Replies: 39
Views: 6,000
Posted By norsea
Many thanks Alan for posting the Movement Sheets....

Many thanks Alan for posting the Movement Sheets. I was 1st Mate on Camarina with the late Magnus Tulloch as Master. I finished up in Oregis before medical retirement but scanning the crew lists...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 9th January 2010, 21:33
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,641
Posted By norsea
Dear Katy, May I add my condolences to those...

Dear Katy,
May I add my condolences to those already expressed. I had the pleasure of sailing with your Dad in Avogadro and will always retain happy memories.
Kind Regards
Angus Davidson
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th December 2009, 12:38
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,641
Posted By norsea
I remember Captain D.A.Parkin as a very strict...

I remember Captain D.A.Parkin as a very strict but fair Master during part of my apprenticeship in Oregis.After leaving particularly dusty ports e.g. Pepel in West Africa he never failed to man the...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 9th December 2009, 21:49
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,641
Posted By norsea
I had the pleasure of sailing as 1st Mate with...

I had the pleasure of sailing as 1st Mate with Capt Tom Woolcott in "Avogadro" way back in `65. That`s possibly when we were both introduced to the gas trade. On one occasion, carrying Anhydrous...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 23rd November 2009, 22:03
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,641
Posted By norsea
Hello again Bob I remember Fred Capstick and...

Hello again Bob
I remember Fred Capstick and Jackie Scotland very well from my time in "Hardwicke Grange" as 2nd Mate between July `63 and August `65 and again from November `68 to May `70.
I last...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 21st November 2009, 18:27
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,641
Posted By norsea
Hello Bob Don`t know if it was the same...

Hello Bob
Don`t know if it was the same McDonald. I think the C/E in Cerinthus in `54 would have been in his mid 40`s if that`s any help. I have a feeling that Roy Wilson may have done relief at...
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