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Search: Posts Made By: Cutsplice
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 14th May 2019, 07:38
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By Cutsplice
One of the great stars if not the greatest, she...

One of the great stars if not the greatest, she was a favourite in our family even with my sisters. I am sure she got a great welcome in Heaven.
Forum: BP Shipping 27th April 2019, 09:28
Replies: 7
Views: 2,062
Posted By Cutsplice
My first 250,000 tanker had a crew of 32 that was...

My first 250,000 tanker had a crew of 32 that was in early seventies gradually over time this was reduced to 18 in the late eighties. The first to go was the catering officer followed by a steward...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th April 2019, 20:58
Replies: 206
Views: 18,782
Posted By Cutsplice
I always enjoyed Bill Davis,s posts never knew he...

I always enjoyed Bill Davis,s posts never knew he had other names on this site.
Forum: Say Hello 18th February 2019, 08:31
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By Cutsplice
Welcome Rog tell us more never been in TS but...

Welcome Rog tell us more never been in TS but knew a few that had they only had good things to say about them.
Forum: Tankers 2nd September 2018, 16:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,579
Posted By Cutsplice
I think Metcalfs took over two BP tankers and one...

I think Metcalfs took over two BP tankers and one was renamed Frederick M and the other David M. That would have been in the late eighties or early nineties.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 1st September 2018, 09:01
Replies: 31
Views: 3,362
Posted By Cutsplice
That's a little rough in my opinion, he was doing...

That's a little rough in my opinion, he was doing what many others were doing they certainly never instigated it.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd June 2018, 07:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By Cutsplice
Helen, sorry to hear of the loss of your father....

Helen, sorry to hear of the loss of your father. It would be helpful if you could name the company and possibly some of the vessels that your dad sailed on, it would then jog the memory of those that...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 25th May 2018, 21:42
Replies: 73
Views: 8,060
Posted By Cutsplice
Pat Kennedy will have the answers as he is very...

Pat Kennedy will have the answers as he is very familar with the docks and ale houses in that area.
Forum: Say Hello 20th May 2018, 18:50
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Cutsplice
Welcome aboard Emilio looking forward to your...

Welcome aboard Emilio looking forward to your posts.
Forum: Say Hello 30th April 2018, 07:59
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Cutsplice
You are very welcome just pick your watch and...

You are very welcome just pick your watch and turn to.
Forum: RNLI 7th April 2018, 17:01
Replies: 27
Views: 5,419
Posted By Cutsplice
Thanks Jim for updating me, everyday is a school...

Thanks Jim for updating me, everyday is a school day.
Forum: RNLI 6th April 2018, 21:27
Replies: 27
Views: 5,419
Posted By Cutsplice
I understood that the penalty was a max of...

I understood that the penalty was a max of 250,0000 and 5yrs imprisionment,the same applies for taking an unseaworthy vessel to sea, plus a vessel undermanned.
It's quite awhile since I don my...
Forum: The Bridge 5th April 2018, 16:09
Replies: 54
Views: 8,560
Posted By Cutsplice
I do not know about BP in that era, however there...

I do not know about BP in that era, however there were many companies with a standard compass on the bridge but a gyro repeater was used as the steering compass. There would also be the usual...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 12th March 2018, 08:40
Replies: 36
Views: 2,319
Posted By Cutsplice
Very sad news indeed seen him once in a live...

Very sad news indeed seen him once in a live show, he would not finish it ended up where the theatre management turned all the stage lightening off at 0015 to get him to stop.
He was a real comedian...
Forum: Say Hello 5th March 2018, 22:25
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Cutsplice
I knew quite a few vessels of PSNC and Royal...

I knew quite a few vessels of PSNC and Royal Mail, never sailed on the Kenuta but did on the Salaverry, Sarmiento,Cota Paxia and the Essequibo. Had to take other vessels in between due to the lack of...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 22nd December 2017, 11:54
Replies: 125
Views: 13,560
Posted By Cutsplice
"I got a five dollar sub and a six dollar hard...

"I got a five dollar sub and a six dollar hard on"
Forum: Houlder Brothers 22nd December 2017, 11:52
Replies: 125
Views: 13,560
Posted By Cutsplice
About as useful as a chocolate fire guard.

About as useful as a chocolate fire guard.
Forum: Ship Research 20th October 2017, 14:33
Replies: 33
Views: 1,703
Posted By Cutsplice
Most likely it's because the Master can look out...

Most likely it's because the Master can look out of his windows and view vessels the may require his own vessel to give way. I have never sailed on a vessel where the Masters quarters was not on the...
Forum: Say Hello 17th October 2017, 17:49
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By Cutsplice
Niceto de Larringa was torpedoed by U-103 South...

Niceto de Larringa was torpedoed by U-103 South West of the Canary Islands whilst in convoy SL-87. Out of a total crew of 51, 48 survived however one crew member and one gunner died later from...
Forum: Ship Research 17th October 2017, 09:13
Replies: 91
Views: 15,984
Posted By Cutsplice
I loved all the ships that I sailed on in...

I loved all the ships that I sailed on in reference to general cargo vessels, admired almost all vessels that I viewed both at sea and in port. There are too many vessels from too many Companies both...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 11th October 2017, 13:03
Replies: 83
Views: 5,371
Posted By Cutsplice
In my humble opinion the Bay of Biscay had a...

In my humble opinion the Bay of Biscay had a reputation that was not really warranted, there were many sea areas which had quite rough passages at times just as bad as Biscay.
Forum: Say Hello 26th September 2017, 08:45
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Cutsplice
Hi Bob a big welcome to this motley crew hope you...

Hi Bob a big welcome to this motley crew hope you enjoy all the input that has been posted, I am sure you will enjoy the lamp swinging. We will look forward to your input as we continue our voyages...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 11th September 2017, 21:22
Replies: 31
Views: 2,264
Posted By Cutsplice
I am sure that the 56yrs of marriage leaves you...

I am sure that the 56yrs of marriage leaves you with many happy years that you can reflect upon, which will be a great comfort to you.
Forum: Say Hello 24th August 2017, 09:06
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By Cutsplice
Never sailed with Geestline but I knew a few who...

Never sailed with Geestline but I knew a few who I sailed with on Bowaters who then went to Geestline. Geestline always had very smart looking vessels and appeared to keep them for a relatively short...
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 5th June 2017, 16:00
Replies: 15
Views: 2,176
Posted By Cutsplice
They unlock mobile phones by using a simple PIN...

They unlock mobile phones by using a simple PIN number. It's worth googling for the providers PIN number relative to the phone that's locked by the provider eg Vodaphone etc, then if you can find the...
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