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Search: Posts Made By: rcraig
Forum: Say Hello 8th March 2017, 16:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By rcraig
I think I saw your daughter frequently at...

I think I saw your daughter frequently at Formartine's where she worked for some time and then subsequently at the Coffee Apothecary when she met up with the other pleasant hallyracket girls who had...
Forum: Bank Line 8th August 2015, 14:43
Replies: 763
Views: 130,555
Posted By rcraig
If they had used proper tarpaulin hatch covers...

If they had used proper tarpaulin hatch covers there would have been no need for such an expensive custom made sail!
Forum: Bank Line 9th July 2015, 00:08
Replies: 33
Views: 9,108
Posted By rcraig
Me. '59-'63. Mainly LCT 4062

Me. '59-'63. Mainly LCT 4062
Forum: Say Hello 10th June 2014, 23:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,765
Posted By rcraig
There is one photo of the 4061 in the gallery in...

There is one photo of the 4061 in the gallery in its converted condition
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 5th June 2014, 09:26
Replies: 115
Views: 17,475
Posted By rcraig
On the contrary, it appears to have been a lack...

On the contrary, it appears to have been a lack of zealous prosecutors which prevented some of the cases being prosecuted.
Forum: Bank Line 31st July 2012, 21:48
Replies: 98
Views: 30,031
Posted By rcraig
That sounds more accurate than my recollection....

That sounds more accurate than my recollection. Difficult to see how showers using salt water would last too well.
Forum: Bank Line 31st July 2012, 08:09
Replies: 98
Views: 30,031
Posted By rcraig
It must have been the old Glenbank then when we...

It must have been the old Glenbank then when we had the use of salt water showers and baths. At least my rather vague recollection is of showers. And again, if I am correct, there was a salt water...
Forum: Bank Line 30th July 2012, 14:36
Replies: 98
Views: 30,031
Posted By rcraig
Unpleasant? Unpleasant?! The scent of Bromborough...

Unpleasant? Unpleasant?! The scent of Bromborough docks was fairer than the wafting perfume of Chanel 5. The bite of a copra bug was more pleasurable than that of a passionate love bite from a long...
Forum: Bank Line 29th July 2012, 08:31
Replies: 98
Views: 30,031
Posted By rcraig
Thanks to you both. Funny how evocative some...

Thanks to you both. Funny how evocative some smells and sounds can be from the youthful past. We have touched on it before...how you could smell the jungle off Borneo and the scent of Japan as...
Forum: Bank Line 28th July 2012, 15:32
Replies: 98
Views: 30,031
Posted By rcraig
July '52. Bromborough docks. The last of the...

July '52.

Bromborough docks. The last of the bugs. The unique smell of the docks and copra. Light ship to Trinidad and Point Fortin. Loading bitumen in drums from Lake Asphalt from lighters...
Forum: Bank Line 12th June 2012, 21:51
Replies: 763
Views: 130,555
Posted By rcraig
Oh yes we did. I am sure there must have been a...

Oh yes we did. I am sure there must have been a check list of these wisdoms.

What I didn't know, was that you could actually suggest that to the Old Man! In two years of Captain Holbrook, I have...
Forum: Bank Line 12th June 2012, 21:39
Replies: 763
Views: 130,555
Posted By rcraig
The Kelvin sounding machine? Used it once, purely...

The Kelvin sounding machine? Used it once, purely for practice. Sorry, twice. The second time was hiding 200 cigarettes under the canvas cover to avoid Customs.

It took a helluva long time to...
Forum: Bank Line 10th May 2012, 17:48
Replies: 763
Views: 130,555
Posted By rcraig
I was apprentice on the old Glenbank in '54/'55...

I was apprentice on the old Glenbank in '54/'55 from UK to Melbourne and then in E.D's from '57 to '59 on the Cabano, Perang, Ebani, Winneba, and Zini.

You may have seen the photo of the old...
Forum: The Bridge 17th March 2012, 16:03
Replies: 315
Views: 47,501
Posted By rcraig
With regard to your last para, I beg to disagree...

With regard to your last para, I beg to disagree (apart from the obvious Mrs. West). The job specifications differ. But the duty of care, risk assessments, the measuring of competence, the passage of...
Forum: The Bridge 17th March 2012, 15:29
Replies: 315
Views: 47,501
Posted By rcraig
And the reason why there is a need for...

And the reason why there is a need for comparisons is that if you encompass all aspects of society when considering policies on prosecution, it can be difficult to address a proper balance between...
Forum: The Bridge 17th March 2012, 13:10
Replies: 315
Views: 47,501
Posted By rcraig
Mrs. West was given a life sentence with a...

Mrs. West was given a life sentence with a recommendation for no release. No mercy shown there. Was that an act of "terror"?

1st scenario: Lorry driver breaches the speed limit. No intent needed....
Forum: The Bridge 17th March 2012, 11:06
Replies: 315
Views: 47,501
Posted By rcraig
Oops. Double print out

Oops. Double print out
Forum: The Bridge 17th March 2012, 11:00
Replies: 315
Views: 47,501
Posted By rcraig
" No case to answer" applies north of the border....

" No case to answer" applies north of the border. It can often simply mean that witnesses have not spoken up to their written evidence. It has not meant in my experience that you can draw the...
Forum: The Bridge 17th March 2012, 10:59
Replies: 315
Views: 47,501
Posted By rcraig
" No case to answer" applies north of the border....

" No case to answer" applies north of the border. It can often simply mean that witnesses have not spoken up to their written evidence. It has not meant in my experience that you can draw the...
Forum: The Bridge 17th March 2012, 01:57
Replies: 315
Views: 47,501
Posted By rcraig
Are you aware of any particular case where the...

Are you aware of any particular case where the decision to prosecute was made without proper consideration and balancing of all factors?

There is no sound reason why sea going personnel should...
Forum: The Bridge 15th March 2012, 18:53
Replies: 315
Views: 47,501
Posted By rcraig
To be precise, the fundamental principle...

To be precise, the fundamental principle regarding the award of costs in criminal (not civil ) cases, to either side, does not apply in Scotland unless the law in statutory cases allows it. This is...
Forum: The Bridge 15th March 2012, 18:38
Replies: 315
Views: 47,501
Posted By rcraig
Are you suggesting that the plumber should not...

Are you suggesting that the plumber should not have been prosecuted in this case? If he acted in such a way, that he carried out his work in such a manner as to ignore the consequences of his...
Forum: The Bridge 15th March 2012, 18:37
Replies: 315
Views: 47,501
Posted By rcraig
Are you suggesting that the plumber should not...

Are you suggesting that the plumber should not have been prosecuted in this case? If he acted in such a way, that he carried out his work in such a manner as to ignore the consequences of his...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th February 2012, 12:35
Replies: 4,191
Views: 781,911
Posted By rcraig
Why do you guys keep feeding Heiwa?

Why do you guys keep feeding Heiwa?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th February 2012, 00:15
Replies: 4,191
Views: 781,911
Posted By rcraig
In the vicinity of many Pacific islands that...

In the vicinity of many Pacific islands that advice would be of little value as it would mean, given the depth of water in close proximity to many, that you would be on the reef or hit the rocks...
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