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Search: Posts Made By: roymuir
Forum: Ben Line 7th January 2016, 23:39
Replies: 66
Views: 13,833
Posted By roymuir
Have just ordered the book. My father, George...

Have just ordered the book.
My father, George Muir, joined the Benattow as a deck cadet on 7.12.1950 and was there for 5 trips until 6.11.1952. He then joined the Bencleuch on 6.1.1953 and did 2...
Forum: Ben Line 12th November 2015, 20:54
Replies: 3
Views: 1,488
Posted By roymuir
Bendoran was her only identical sister. The...

Bendoran was her only identical sister. The obvious difference being Benvrackie had an extra open deck around the fore part of the accommodation.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 24th September 2015, 02:31
Replies: 20
Views: 4,728
Posted By roymuir
I have just been informed that both books have...

I have just been informed that both books have arrived from Amazon. Looking forward to reading them next trip. Thanks Simon.
Regards, Roy.
Forum: Ship Research 24th July 2015, 04:30
Replies: 44
Views: 12,481
Posted By roymuir
Name Official number Flag IMO BETHAMAR 300205...

Name Official number Flag IMO
BETHAMAR 300205 GBR
Year built Date launched Date completed
1938 05/1938
Vessel type Vessel description
Yacht Wood Motor Vessel
Builder Yard Yard no...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd June 2015, 07:09
Replies: 13
Views: 2,250
Posted By roymuir
It was common practice with Australian pearl...

It was common practice with Australian pearl luggers. It not only tightened them up but also got rid of rats and roaches.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 5th November 2014, 03:00
Replies: 61
Views: 8,167
Posted By roymuir
The Jeparit and the Boonaroo, both. And neither...

The Jeparit and the Boonaroo, both. And neither was manned by the SUA who was totally against Australia's involvement in the Vietnam war.
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2014, 10:30
Replies: 200
Views: 35,778
Posted By roymuir
I've got to agree with you John T, I've never...

I've got to agree with you John T, I've never seen an Australian AB's ticket since coming on the coast in 1981.
This was the reason that Aussies were never able to sign on British or Norwegian...
Forum: Ben Line 9th October 2014, 16:40
Replies: 27
Views: 10,688
Posted By roymuir
I was in Benstac in 1977 at the end of the Barber...

I was in Benstac in 1977 at the end of the Barber Line charter. We dry-docked in Hong Kong then loaded around the East for Europe. We paid-off in Bilbao then she headed to the antipodes. I have...
Forum: Ben Line 30th September 2014, 21:55
Replies: 6
Views: 2,682
Posted By roymuir
There is a book available on the internet, The...

There is a book available on the internet, The Ben Line: The Story of a Merchant Fleet at War 1939-1945. I'm sure he'll get a mention if he was with them.
Regards, Roy.
Forum: Tall ships 13th April 2014, 06:19
Replies: 104
Views: 36,410
Posted By roymuir
G'day Hugh, I have just looked on the net and...

G'day Hugh,
I have just looked on the net and the book "Pamir: Under the New Zealand Ensign" by Jack Churchouse is widely available at an average cost of about $95.00. You may be able to find it...
Forum: Tall ships 10th April 2014, 17:51
Replies: 104
Views: 36,410
Posted By roymuir
I have a book at home (at sea at the moment)...

I have a book at home (at sea at the moment) written by Jack Churchhouse I think, that lists each crew for each trip that Pamir did under the Kiwi flag. I have met a few that have said they sailed in...
Forum: Say Hello 31st March 2014, 05:26
Replies: 20
Views: 5,869
Posted By roymuir
G'day lostredsock, If you contact the Maritime...

G'day lostredsock,
If you contact the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) in Sussex Str., Sydney I'm sure the girls in the office will supply you with the names you are after.

Regards, Roy.
Forum: Ben Line 24th March 2014, 00:56
Replies: 18
Views: 8,813
Posted By roymuir
They moved to St Mary's Street in the late 70's....

They moved to St Mary's Street in the late 70's. About '78 I think.
Forum: Ben Line 29th December 2013, 21:25
Replies: 74
Views: 16,069
Posted By roymuir
If you look in my gallery you will find all of...

If you look in my gallery you will find all of these vessels and their history.
Regards, Roy.
Forum: Ben Line 29th December 2013, 08:29
Replies: 74
Views: 16,069
Posted By roymuir
Oldman 80, You are most certainly wrong. ...

Oldman 80,
You are most certainly wrong.
Benledi (VI) was sold in 1972 along with her two near sisters, Benalbanach and Benwyvis, to help pay for the the three new container vessels that Ben Line...
Forum: Ben Line 28th December 2013, 21:17
Replies: 25
Views: 6,194
Posted By roymuir
G'day Derek, thanks for the tune. I just went...

G'day Derek, thanks for the tune. I just went through it in my head and I quite like it. Still playing when I get the chance but don't take them to sea any more. All the best for the new year....
Forum: Ben Line 27th December 2013, 08:45
Replies: 25
Views: 6,194
Posted By roymuir
Benvannoch ex City of Ripon.

The info. you have is correct, Derek. There are plenty of pictures of her as City of Ripon but very few of her as Benvannoch as she was with Ben Line for less than a year.
Regards, Roy.
Forum: Ben Line 30th November 2013, 05:06
Replies: 5
Views: 2,654
Posted By roymuir
Nearly 2 years have passed since the last comment...

Nearly 2 years have passed since the last comment on this topic. I wonder if anything has eventuated?
Regards, Roy.
Forum: Ben Line 30th November 2013, 05:00
Replies: 19
Views: 4,634
Posted By roymuir
All the very best to you Ian. I hope all goes to...

All the very best to you Ian. I hope all goes to plan.
Forum: Ben Line 25th September 2013, 10:31
Replies: 3
Views: 2,417
Posted By roymuir
G'day again Simon, You are correct. When she...

G'day again Simon,
You are correct. When she arrived in Dunedin my father went aboard looking for me but I had joined Benlomond. He had Roger Goudie and John MaKinnon on the drink for a couple of...
Forum: Ben Line 16th September 2013, 13:35
Replies: 3
Views: 2,417
Posted By roymuir
G'day Simon. I may have sailed in the Benstac...

G'day Simon.
I may have sailed in the Benstac with you. I joined her in New York and got out in Bilbao, Spain after dry-docking in Hong Kong.
Regards, Roy.
Forum: Ben Line 22nd October 2011, 20:19
Replies: 27
Views: 10,688
Posted By roymuir
Benwyis also ran to New Zealand on a Scales...

Benwyis also ran to New Zealand on a Scales charter to load wool. I have a photo of her on the Otago Harbour, heading to Dunedin.
Regards, Roy.
Forum: The Radio Room 19th August 2011, 19:28
Replies: 375
Views: 103,752
Posted By roymuir
Mosquito Bar and the next door Venus Rooms in...

Mosquito Bar and the next door Venus Rooms in Bangkok.
Regards, Roy.
Forum: Ben Line 28th March 2011, 08:35
Replies: 7
Views: 1,975
Posted By roymuir
I joined her toward the end of 1977 and she had...

I joined her toward the end of 1977 and she had just come off the SAF Marine charter. She was then chartered by PSNC and we did the one trip down the west coast of South America and then back to the...
Forum: Ben Line 18th July 2010, 14:24
Replies: 76
Views: 18,371
Posted By roymuir
Benstac

G'day Phil.
We must have been in The 'stac at the same time. I joined in New York on 13.1.77 and paid off on 23.6.77 in Bilbao. Do you remember the paper mache pig?
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