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Search: Posts Made By: hawkey01
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 14th September 2019, 13:49
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By hawkey01
Ketaped, A few of the British companies...

Ketaped,

A few of the British companies running to India over that time span;
P and O.
British India.
Brocklebank.

The other route NY to India - could be via the UK or continent so the...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 19th August 2019, 10:10
Replies: 34
Views: 8,125
Posted By hawkey01
I was there last summer - stayed at the Expanse -...

I was there last summer - stayed at the Expanse - it used to be the best hotel in Brid but far from it these days. A big error! Also found the town very dirty, not like in the good old days of th...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 28th July 2019, 11:35
Replies: 24
Views: 3,178
Posted By hawkey01
Mike, When I have taken copies from 35mm...

Mike,

When I have taken copies from 35mm slides for instance, I use software to be able to enlarge the photo. I use one - Image resizer for windows - for the life of me I cannot remember where I...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 6th July 2019, 10:32
Replies: 24
Views: 3,178
Posted By hawkey01
Today 6th July 2019. A few moments of...

Today 6th July 2019.

A few moments of reflection to remember those 167 men who died on this day in 1988.

R.I.P.

Neville - Hawkey01
Forum: The Radio Room 19th May 2019, 13:22
Replies: 21
Views: 2,533
Posted By hawkey01
Ah! to save a word - KACNY - if my memory serves...

Ah! to save a word - KACNY - if my memory serves me correctly - Acknowledge.


Hawkey01
Forum: Say Hello 6th May 2019, 12:30
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By hawkey01
This is a read only with regard to Appopo request...

This is a read only with regard to Appopo request for his survey.
Now all is well and if anyone can help him then I am sure he would appreciate your input.

Hawkey



am a student and this is...
Forum: Say Hello 5th May 2019, 11:58
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By hawkey01
Members, My opinion is to ignore this. You...

Members,

My opinion is to ignore this. You cannot view the form without giving info on
each page.

It looks dubious to me as David has stated. If the poster gives a read only of the form then...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th April 2019, 11:28
Replies: 27
Views: 4,528
Posted By hawkey01
BillMc, It may be worth looking at the...

BillMc,

It may be worth looking at the proceeding couple of magazines. I found that the ones relevant to myself were one/two months after I joined my first Mimco vessel.

Neville
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 11th April 2019, 11:18
Replies: 206
Views: 18,937
Posted By hawkey01
Seaman38, Only posted that - Seamen38 was...

Seaman38,

Only posted that - Seamen38 was not a member as that is the name I was quoted on the post.
Glad you are well and full of life.
Maybe you could be the new judge to take over from...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th April 2019, 11:46
Replies: 206
Views: 18,937
Posted By hawkey01
Lakercapt, Binnacle was on the site on the...

Lakercapt,

Binnacle was on the site on the 4th April 2019.
Keltic Star has not been around for a very longtime. His last visit was 13th January 2018.

Seamen38 not listed as a member.
...
Forum: Ship Research 16th March 2019, 12:39
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By hawkey01
Ian, You could have some problems as there...

Ian,

You could have some problems as there is conflicting info on the names.
Laby Mabs FD360 built 1970 and 17 gtons.
St Adrian FKY360 built 1970 and 17 gtons.
Alta FR699 according to info I...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2018, 10:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,150
Posted By hawkey01
Christmas Greetings

WISHING ALL EX RO's AND MEMBERS A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND PROSPEROUS AND PEACEFUL NEW YEAR.

Neville - Hawkey01
Forum: Ship Research 9th December 2018, 10:36
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By hawkey01
Ron, A few hits on the web - if you search -...

Ron,

A few hits on the web - if you search - ss robin wentley - there are several mentions and also her wartime history - areas of operation.

Neville
Forum: The Radio Room 14th October 2018, 14:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,457
Posted By hawkey01
Larry, Thanks for posting this. He was as...

Larry,

Thanks for posting this. He was as you say a master of many things.

Just to add he was an amazing telegraphist and I enjoyed working him from GKA on one of, if not the last voyage of the...
Forum: Ship Research 26th September 2018, 10:34
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By hawkey01
Imar, I do not believe the photo in the link...

Imar,

I do not believe the photo in the link is the same vessel. She looks too big and her stern section is much larger.
Interesting about the additional name - could this be her now, as she has...
Forum: Ship Research 25th September 2018, 12:43
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By hawkey01
She has had a very active life that is for...

She has had a very active life that is for certain. Last known flag is Bolivia which I believe is for the Thunder bay. No info available anywhere after 2011 name change.

Just in case you do not...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 14th August 2018, 10:18
Replies: 34
Views: 8,125
Posted By hawkey01
Made a short nostalgic visit to Brid last weekend...

Made a short nostalgic visit to Brid last weekend on our way home from Northumberland.
Found a few places that I remembered and the bulldozers had been in other areas.
The tower block they built...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th July 2018, 10:48
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By hawkey01
Why do you want the email address. Suspicious....

Why do you want the email address. Suspicious. Ask your questions here in open forum.
Members do not give your email address.

Hawkey01
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 1st May 2018, 09:43
Replies: 26
Views: 3,483
Posted By hawkey01
Last on site 26th August 2017. Hawkey01

Last on site 26th August 2017.

Hawkey01
Forum: The Radio Room 15th April 2018, 10:46
Replies: 37
Views: 10,089
Posted By hawkey01
MABA was definitely the Orcades. Don't ever...

MABA was definitely the Orcades. Don't ever remember the press using that code.

Neville - Hawkey01
Forum: The Radio Room 13th April 2018, 11:33
Replies: 40
Views: 5,230
Posted By hawkey01
Tony, Another useless post but I had the...

Tony,

Another useless post but I had the misfortune to sail with this gear as well on my last ship - Sarpedon/Denbigshire in 1969 but for the life of me cannot remember the Tx type. Flat out at...
Forum: Say Hello 1st April 2018, 10:52
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By hawkey01
My very best wishes to your father. Neville ...

My very best wishes to your father.

Neville - Hawkey01
Forum: The Radio Room 6th March 2018, 09:58
Replies: 31
Views: 3,594
Posted By hawkey01
Charlie, Paul V was certainly a character....

Charlie,

Paul V was certainly a character. We never were quite sure as to how true some of his tales were.
We are fortunate as we have Larry Bennett who is keeper of much of GKA's history and...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th March 2018, 10:11
Replies: 31
Views: 3,594
Posted By hawkey01
Charlie, Yes knew Mike Pete and as stated he...

Charlie,

Yes knew Mike Pete and as stated he was an overseer at GKA. A popular fellow and generally well liked. I feel a bit like the angel of doom - Mike contracted cancer and died about two...
Forum: The Radio Room 1st March 2018, 10:57
Replies: 31
Views: 3,594
Posted By hawkey01
Charlie, I knew Gerry and John at GKA. Not...

Charlie,

I knew Gerry and John at GKA. Not sure about J Donelly but Gerry died some years back.

Neville
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