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Search: Posts Made By: jim.child
Forum: Prince Line 25th May 2019, 12:25
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By jim.child
Herman the German?

Never met the gentleman, maybe someone had too many beers and saw old Charlie Ferns, aka Furness Ferns the old fireman and started the tale. Never saw any bullet hole in any desks, there was plenty...
Forum: Prince Line 6th December 2018, 14:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By jim.child
oakmore

Did eight trips on her 1964 until 1967. Easy going ship as far as the engine room went, salt water cooled, diesel oil fuel with gas operated fuel pumps.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 15th October 2017, 21:50
Replies: 601
Views: 208,925
Posted By jim.child
just spent a long time reading all of the...

just spent a long time reading all of the postings and enjoyed all of the memories of the past and present members. from an old chemical tanker man, nice to have connected with some old shipmates.
Forum: Other International Navies 19th September 2017, 14:03
Replies: 8
Views: 2,493
Posted By jim.child
the man who bought a navy

read this book many years ago about the salvage of some of the german fleet by a midlands scrap man. a very interesting read.
Forum: Say Hello 4th December 2016, 12:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,572
Posted By jim.child
stu was third engineer on the silver eagle on the...

stu was third engineer on the silver eagle on the baltic and mediterranean run in libya we worked in the gas fields in the desert at pumping station zelten. never heard him sing but his laugh i will...
Forum: Say Hello 2nd December 2016, 12:34
Replies: 19
Views: 1,572
Posted By jim.child
sailed with stu on the silver line chemical...

sailed with stu on the silver line chemical tankers, also worked with him in libya in the gas and oil fields.
Forum: Ship Research 18th February 2015, 11:57
Replies: 5
Views: 1,420
Posted By jim.child
yes stainless steel tanks as most of silver line...

yes stainless steel tanks as most of silver line acid tankers.
Forum: Ship Research 17th February 2015, 17:34
Replies: 5
Views: 1,420
Posted By jim.child
i believe she was carrying bulk nitric acid and...

i believe she was carrying bulk nitric acid and suffered a leakage which ate through the steel and caused her loss. see silver chemical tankers you may find some info there.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 12th October 2014, 15:19
Replies: 54
Views: 22,016
Posted By jim.child
try mechanics arms still there, an alleyway from...

try mechanics arms still there, an alleyway from king street gave access to it a terrible place.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th March 2013, 17:47
Replies: 601
Views: 208,925
Posted By jim.child
silver eagle.

no but took a cargo of wine from algeria to russia in the black sea. was on the osprey when we got towed from gib to genoa to have a new main engine crankshaft fitted.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 25th March 2013, 17:20
Replies: 63
Views: 23,260
Posted By jim.child
i sailed on the deep from 13-9-61 until 08-01-62...

i sailed on the deep from 13-9-61 until 08-01-62 elsdon was master. central america and canada, sailed from vancouver to uk.
Forum: The Engine Room 11th March 2013, 17:34
Replies: 38
Views: 9,058
Posted By jim.child
ours were in sealed cans full of oil, and old...

ours were in sealed cans full of oil, and old ones were returned for refurbishment.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th February 2013, 01:13
Replies: 601
Views: 208,925
Posted By jim.child
hello frankie i remember the day you joined the...

hello frankie i remember the day you joined the pelerin, last i heared of you some said you had a newsagents in sunderland, how are you? i have lots of happy memories of the pelerin. send me a p.m....
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 2nd February 2013, 19:01
Replies: 601
Views: 208,925
Posted By jim.child
silver eagle

i stood by the building of the eagle took her and sister ship on their maiden voyages, spent around seven years sailing on them and never had any real problems until the osprey ran a main engine...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 16th January 2013, 15:35
Replies: 110
Views: 14,248
Posted By jim.child
Smile black pudding,

gone are the days when sunday lunch time in the pub on the counter were plates of black pudding, tripe and pickled onions put on by the landlord all free to get the punters in. happy memories from a...
Forum: Shaw Savill 23rd November 2012, 13:59
Replies: 37
Views: 16,644
Posted By jim.child
peter woodall

i joined the manchester freighter when we took over from cairn line. a third eng. joined called peter lived in eccles would that have been you? charlie wordingham was ch. eng.
Forum: Shaw Savill 23rd November 2012, 13:41
Replies: 37
Views: 16,644
Posted By jim.child
Forum: Say Hello 28th January 2012, 13:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By jim.child
strange to see someone with the same surname as...

strange to see someone with the same surname as myself chris.
Forum: BP Shipping 4th August 2011, 09:32
Replies: 168
Views: 32,521
Posted By jim.child
redwell and grammer schools

only see fred hendry he lives at bardon mill. george hornby died some years ago, everybody seems to have moved away. there is a site called south shields sandancers lots of posts in curlys corner...
Forum: BP Shipping 3rd August 2011, 10:05
Replies: 168
Views: 32,521
Posted By jim.child
WilliamH

how are you keeping bill, best wishes jim.
Forum: The Galley 14th August 2010, 11:14
Replies: 90
Views: 17,780
Posted By jim.child
There was one on saturday kitchen cooking in a...

There was one on saturday kitchen cooking in a suit with a hanky in his top pocket.
Forum: Say Hello 20th December 2008, 13:54
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By jim.child
jim child sailed with a pete tayler...

jim child
sailed with a pete tayler on silerpelerin silverosprey and eagle. have i got the right pete from weston supermare
...
Forum: The Galley 12th December 2008, 15:22
Replies: 703
Views: 98,249
Posted By jim.child
sandddancer Ilive between the college and the sea...

sandddancer Ilive between the college and the sea could why we are called sandancers ? I do
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 29th November 2008, 18:02
Replies: 0
Views: 759
Posted By jim.child
basil lubbock

I have a book of basil lubbock, called the last of the last of the wind jammers. I have had the book since 1948 its the best read you will ever read. It is available on Ebay.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 11th November 2008, 14:15
Replies: 601
Views: 208,925
Posted By jim.child
I have heard your name from many silverline...

I have heard your name from many silverline mates, john coyle original from south shields, which is where I live. I was on silver chemical tankers, albert trotter, yorkie thomason, lew burfitt [right...
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