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Search: Posts Made By: Charlie Stitt
Forum: Bank Line 23rd January 2011, 15:47
Replies: 92
Views: 23,757
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Sorry Andy.

Sorry Andy.
Forum: Bank Line 13th December 2010, 14:32
Replies: 76
Views: 15,077
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Fiji, Tonga and the Pacific Islands

Alan, your story brought back memories of when I was around these Islands on the Ernebank 1 in 1959. We had a German 4th Engineer Erich(Eric) Dotzauer who went ashore and got into serious discussion...
Forum: Bank Line 11th December 2010, 10:23
Replies: 20
Views: 3,193
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Two that I know off. C Medlicott, Apprentice...

Two that I know off.
C Medlicott, Apprentice on the Inverbank 2. 1962/63
H Dillon, 3rd Mate on the Teakbank. 1965. ( first trip with Bank Line )
By the way Alan, your friend 2/0 J McCoy went on...
Forum: Bank Line 8th December 2010, 16:33
Replies: 87
Views: 17,124
Posted By Charlie Stitt
I remember, on the Laganbank in 1961, we had a...

I remember, on the Laganbank in 1961, we had a young Australian Chief called Alan Smith, he was a real sport, and was the life of any party.We were enjoying a few bevvies in the smokeroom when a bit...
Forum: Bank Line 5th December 2010, 18:23
Replies: 92
Views: 23,757
Posted By Charlie Stitt
When signing in to the Bank Line website, it...

When signing in to the Bank Line website, it would be a good idea to use your full name, Thank You (Thumb)
Forum: Bank Line 5th December 2010, 17:21
Replies: 92
Views: 23,757
Posted By Charlie Stitt
The Bank Line Web Site may be unavailable while...

The Bank Line Web Site may be unavailable while it is being upgraded. OK Back in business.
Forum: Bank Line 5th December 2010, 16:42
Replies: 92
Views: 23,757
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Bank Line Web Site.

I have now upgraded the site to 400mb ( initial storage, only 40mb) and paid the fee for two years at 25% discount. Donations, max 5 welcome.
Forum: Bank Line 5th December 2010, 15:39
Replies: 92
Views: 23,757
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Bank Line Web Site.

With a lot of help from my son, I have taken the liberty of making a Bank Line web site. I am not sure how much storage we have but it is less than 400mb, to increase the storage capacity, it will be...
Forum: Bank Line 4th December 2010, 18:38
Replies: 92
Views: 23,757
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Alan, I suppose I am just not all that keen on a...

Alan, I suppose I am just not all that keen on a database, as it would be distant from this great SN site and all the info and comments we have at our fingertips. Now it would be a different story if...
Forum: Bank Line 4th December 2010, 16:31
Replies: 92
Views: 23,757
Posted By Charlie Stitt
I go back to what I said earlier, we do not have...

I go back to what I said earlier, we do not have the member numbers/data to consider an online database.Alexander makes the point, his profile has or can have, all the info required. Alan,what I...
Forum: Bank Line 4th December 2010, 16:11
Replies: 92
Views: 23,757
Posted By Charlie Stitt
This is a specimen entry.

Read my profile.
Forum: Bank Line 2nd December 2010, 16:32
Replies: 92
Views: 23,757
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Alan, it certainly is worth giving your idea a...

Alan, it certainly is worth giving your idea a lot of serious thought, but sorry, I hate sounding like a damp squib, do we have the numbers here to really make it worth while. I have a son and a...
Forum: Bank Line 1st December 2010, 18:52
Replies: 92
Views: 23,757
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Alan, I am no computer wiz kid, but I would...

Alan, I am no computer wiz kid, but I would imagine a member would have to volunteer to draw a list up as a document, from details sent to him via private message, then post it on this site. Doing it...
Forum: Bank Line 23rd November 2010, 10:14
Replies: 198
Views: 20,890
Posted By Charlie Stitt
I remember getting no other, but scented Lux...

I remember getting no other, but scented Lux Soap,and was pleasantly surprised to learn how much in demand it was in Saigon and Bangkok, it also opened''doors'', or something like that, in Singapore...
Forum: Bank Line 20th November 2010, 10:41
Replies: 198
Views: 20,890
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Joe C , we saved our bars of soap for Saigon. [=P]

Joe C , we saved our bars of soap for Saigon. [=P]
Forum: Bank Line 18th November 2010, 11:24
Replies: 198
Views: 20,890
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Wallace Bay. Malaysia.

With a little help from my friend'' Google'' I have found Wallace Bay. It is situated on the NW corner of Sebatik Island , on the SW side of Sabah, and as Alistair says, very close to the Indonesia -...
Forum: Bank Line 17th November 2010, 21:01
Replies: 198
Views: 20,890
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Thank you John. So Wallace Bay must be quite...

Thank you John. So Wallace Bay must be quite close as my records say, we sailed Wallace Bay on 12/4/63 and arrived Sandakan on 13/4/63, before proceeding on to Saigon. Were these two ports either...
Forum: Bank Line 17th November 2010, 19:05
Replies: 198
Views: 20,890
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Thank you Alistair. I have no recollection at all...

Thank you Alistair. I have no recollection at all of these two places, unlike Saigon and Bangkok, I wonder why ?. As you say, the modern atlas with all the name changes, make it difficult, or should...
Forum: Bank Line 17th November 2010, 16:08
Replies: 198
Views: 20,890
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Looking through my wee book, I note, that while...

Looking through my wee book, I note, that while on the Inverbank 2, loading Japan to South Africa, we called into Wallace Bay and Sandakan. I remember nothing about either of these places, probably...
Forum: Bank Line 15th November 2010, 18:33
Replies: 285
Views: 54,629
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Captains, J McCoy, R A Leach. J Kemp, F F Feint,H...

Captains, J McCoy, R A Leach. J Kemp, F F Feint,H Allan, R A Brant, to mention only a few of the BANKLINE TRAINED MASTERS who were top quality professionals with impeccable quality of command style.
Forum: Bank Line 12th November 2010, 18:55
Replies: 89
Views: 16,070
Posted By Charlie Stitt
A Liberty ship, with a Lascar crew, a comfy big...

A Liberty ship, with a Lascar crew, a comfy big bunk and with their quiet old faithful steam engine. All same BUTLINS HOLIDAY CAMP.
Forum: Bank Line 12th November 2010, 15:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,812
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Wink Get a grip on these.

Of all the bits and pieses I brought Home over the years ( most dust collecters, says Her in the kitchen) these tankards are my favourite. Quite a nice handfull in those handles. [=P] From Ceylon I...
Forum: Bank Line 10th November 2010, 18:58
Replies: 18
Views: 3,442
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Having sailed on the Myrtlebank and Westbank with...

Having sailed on the Myrtlebank and Westbank with their narrow bunks I was surprised, when I joined the Sam Boat Ericbank, to find a good three quarter size bunk complete with a deep interior sprung...
Forum: Bank Line 9th November 2010, 18:58
Replies: 67
Views: 7,493
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Yes Alan, as you say, The sense of belonging was...

Yes Alan, as you say, The sense of belonging was especially strong. Among us Company men that is, there are of course others who would disagree. ( their loss) I remember how proud I was to be a...
Forum: Bank Line 6th November 2010, 11:44
Replies: 34
Views: 4,433
Posted By Charlie Stitt
Big Hearted Bank Line.

In the 6o's, due to the Russian missile saga, relations between the US and Cuba were Artic Cold and all trade between them halted, Cuba was screaming out for lub oil. On the Forresbank, when we...
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