Ships Nostalgia - Search Results
20:13

Welcome
Welcome!Welcome to Ships Nostalgia, the world's greatest online community for people worldwide with an interest in ships and shipping. Whether you are crew, ex-crew, ship enthusiasts or cruisers, this is the forum for you. And what's more, it's completely FREE.

Click here to go to the forums home page and find out more.
Click here to join.
Log in
User Name Password

Showing results 1 to 10 of 10
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Longfellow
Forum: BP Shipping 12th October 2016, 15:07
Replies: 53
Views: 16,836
Posted By Longfellow
And the Chief was Adrian "chuffing"...

And the Chief was Adrian "chuffing" Dunn.
Forum: BP Shipping 12th October 2016, 10:55
Replies: 10
Views: 1,718
Posted By Longfellow
Dave Fothergill

I'll add my sincere condolences to the list.
I first sailed with Dave in lay-up around 1982, then on and off regularly since then, and also worked a number of times with him during his time as...
Forum: BP Shipping 12th October 2016, 10:45
Replies: 31
Views: 5,008
Posted By Longfellow
I met Barry Jackson in Sullom Voe around 2005, he...

I met Barry Jackson in Sullom Voe around 2005, he was the
LRS surveyor for a repair on the mighty Loch Rannoch. I hadn't seen him since around 1985 when he was 2 eng to my 3eng on the Br Skill.
Forum: BP Shipping 11th October 2016, 21:00
Replies: 24
Views: 3,182
Posted By Longfellow
Oh, memories, memories! I saw her briefly as a...

Oh, memories, memories!
I saw her briefly as a steamship in Brunei lay-up, but she wasn't one of mine, so didn't have much to do with her. That would be 1982. Steering gear knackered by then;...
Forum: BP Shipping 24th April 2010, 04:16
Replies: 56
Views: 8,460
Posted By Longfellow
Ahh, the old Trees. Sailed on 5 of them, I...

Ahh, the old Trees.
Sailed on 5 of them, I think, through a bit of a blur.....four B+W, one Sulzer RD with those appalling semi-rotary exhaust valves. Maple, Poplar twice, Ivy, Hazel and Beech....
Forum: BP Shipping 21st April 2010, 02:35
Replies: 598
Views: 87,124
Posted By Longfellow
I'm going to have a go at remembering some names...

I'm going to have a go at remembering some names - some of these have been covered, some haven't, and all have been sampled on a variety of vessels, through Pool crew, Company European crew, Indian,...
Forum: BP Shipping 11th March 2010, 15:23
Replies: 80
Views: 17,320
Posted By Longfellow
Hmm. It's a long time since I was told to...

Hmm.

It's a long time since I was told to "get real".....this is as real as it gets, and it is really not that bad. OK, the "cradle-to-grave" philosophy did exist, no question, but mixed in with...
Forum: BP Shipping 11th March 2010, 00:52
Replies: 125
Views: 25,362
Posted By Longfellow
All these names - real blasts from the past!...

All these names - real blasts from the past! Gordon (Smeaton) - I heard you retired from the Rannoch; pity I got eased out just prior. No matter. Vic Baker - remember him? Real character;...
Forum: BP Shipping 11th March 2010, 00:24
Replies: 80
Views: 17,320
Posted By Longfellow
Well now..... I came through '86, and the...

Well now.....

I came through '86, and the three "nights of the long knives" which preceded it, starting to lose staff selectively around 1980 onwards. I was actually seconded to BUE anchor...
Forum: BP Shipping 10th March 2010, 23:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,288
Posted By Longfellow
Hi, Vaughan. I was C/E there for 2 years - I...

Hi, Vaughan.

I was C/E there for 2 years - I seem to remember a winch dog clutch? That would be the last run pre-the mid-90's refurb. Probably 92, I was BtB with Pete Davies.
My last "S" was the...
Showing results 1 to 10 of 10

 


Support SN


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.