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Search: Posts Made By: chadders
Forum: Houlder Brothers 12th February 2019, 18:43
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By chadders
Was on St. Margaret as both Apprentice and 2/0...

Was on St. Margaret as both Apprentice and 2/0 and the bar was used all the time. As 2/0 spent many a happy hour in there after am 12-4 with Lemmy Gabica 3/E
Forum: Houlder Brothers 14th January 2019, 19:39
Replies: 80
Views: 25,102
Posted By chadders
I sailed with John Purvis on the Hardwicke's last...

I sailed with John Purvis on the Hardwicke's last voyage for Houlders to the Gulf via Casablanca that was in June 1977. I'd been 2/0 the previous trip to New Zealand when "Bomber" Harris was the...
Forum: Say Hello 20th November 2018, 11:40
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By chadders
Hi Jon, Strangely enough we had to wait for...

Hi Jon,

Strangely enough we had to wait for a Manchester Liners container ship which was ice strengthened to go past and try to keep up!! The whole trip was a disaster really. Apart from getting...
Forum: Say Hello 12th November 2018, 19:23
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By chadders
There were a number of Houlder Brothers ore...

There were a number of Houlder Brothers ore carriers on BISCO charters at that time he could have sailed on St. Margaret, Mabel Warwick and then the little one Oremina, Orepton, Oregis, Oredian...
Forum: Say Hello 12th November 2018, 19:20
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By chadders
Hi Jon, I sailed with your Dad on St. Margaret in...

Hi Jon, I sailed with your Dad on St. Margaret in late '73 and early '74. I was 2nd Mate. We had bad weather on a voyage from Narvik to Cardiff and one of the hatch coamings moved. In January 74 we...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 14th September 2018, 17:52
Replies: 39
Views: 10,974
Posted By chadders
I was on Cavendish in 1975 my 2nd gas boat after...

I was on Cavendish in 1975 my 2nd gas boat after the Joule. I also sailed on Humboldt, and Clerk Maxwell both as 1st Mate. I sailed with Roy Souhtgate, John Pope, John Jubb John Jacques and Brian...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 14th September 2018, 17:45
Replies: 98
Views: 41,288
Posted By chadders
I shared a "corner" of the staff room with Alan...

I shared a "corner" of the staff room with Alan when I first went to teach at the College in 1981, He was always a gentleman. I believe he went back to Trinity House school when the Nautical College...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 19th September 2016, 16:35
Replies: 98
Views: 41,288
Posted By chadders
That must have ben in the Boulevard as the...

That must have ben in the Boulevard as the 4college moved to George Street in January '73. The Oscar you refer to was Bill Littlewood. As a cadet you were probably taught by Trevor Spink, Mike...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 18th November 2015, 13:33
Replies: 98
Views: 41,288
Posted By chadders
The name is Chadburn and I do vividly remember...

The name is Chadburn and I do vividly remember those Saturday mornings but more for people throwing up out of the window than anything else. Can't say I remember the crutches though. I would also...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 11th May 2015, 22:23
Replies: 1,019
Views: 240,688
Posted By chadders
Hi, I sailed with Capt. Luff on the Cerinthus in...

Hi, I sailed with Capt. Luff on the Cerinthus in 1969 I was a 2nd trip deck apprentice. I remember him as a good old man. He relieved Stan Jacobson as I remember. Regards
Chadders
Forum: Nautical Colleges 20th July 2014, 19:45
Replies: 98
Views: 41,288
Posted By chadders
[QUOTE=RayJordandpo;950346] I was with Kevin...

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I was with Kevin about three weeks ago, he now lives in Poundbury, Dorchester, he'll celebrate 20 years with his heart this December. Unfortunately he's not too well at...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th May 2014, 23:49
Replies: 33
Views: 8,095
Posted By chadders
Hi Borolad, I was on the Olsen from April 80 to...

Hi Borolad, I was on the Olsen from April 80 to April 81. Started as mate and ended as old man. Paid off in Den Helder. Cheers
Forum: Houlder Brothers 2nd January 2014, 21:35
Replies: 1,019
Views: 240,688
Posted By chadders
I remember Charlie Wilcox joining the Cavendish...

I remember Charlie Wilcox joining the Cavendish as 2nd Mate he relieved me! Bit of laugh really as I sailed with him both as Apprentice and 3rd Mate, Great guy. If you were the Sparky you must be...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 23rd May 2013, 21:00
Replies: 37
Views: 8,286
Posted By chadders
Hi Roger, Yes Mr Hunt was a bit of a one!! As...

Hi Roger,
Yes Mr Hunt was a bit of a one!! As for bunkers we went to Dakar outward bound then Singapore on the way to OZ and Cape Town on the way home. I don't know why but the Tewkesbury seems to...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 20th May 2013, 18:04
Replies: 37
Views: 8,286
Posted By chadders
Hi Roger, Yes I was the apprentice on your first...

Hi Roger, Yes I was the apprentice on your first trip on the Tewkesbury and remember it very well, although must be honest the engineering details of the machinery used to discharge the grain in...
Forum: Say Hello 29th April 2013, 14:14
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By chadders
Hi I've sent you a PM I can let you have the...

Hi I've sent you a PM I can let you have the relevant application form.

Cheers

Chadders
Forum: Say Hello 9th November 2011, 21:10
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By chadders
Hi Gary, The Clymene was in fact owned by...

Hi Gary,

The Clymene was in fact owned by the Hadley Shipping Company and manned by Houlder Brothers. The Old Man when you were on her was probably Stan Jacobson. I visited her in Chittagong when...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 24th August 2011, 11:44
Replies: 1,019
Views: 240,688
Posted By chadders
I got the sextant for 2nd Mates, a pen knife for...

I got the sextant for 2nd Mates, a pen knife for 5 years (but some light fingered person lifted it when I was on the Black Max!!). The wife bought a washing machine with the 400 for Mates and I got...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 25th July 2011, 10:21
Replies: 1,019
Views: 240,688
Posted By chadders
Hi Bob, I think I remember Ernie Moore, I'm...

Hi Bob,

I think I remember Ernie Moore, I'm sure he was AB on my first trip on the St. Margaret a long time ago. We he out of Middlesbrough? The Ernie Moore I remember was a decent bloke who was...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 21st April 2011, 09:55
Replies: 4
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Views: 881
Posted By chadders
Smile Hi Borolad, I was on the Olson from April '80 to...

Hi Borolad, I was on the Olson from April '80 to April '81 as mate and then Master. We worked the North Sea off Galway, Bay of Biscay and then off Den Helder. Were you around then?
Chadders
Forum: Houlder Brothers 23rd November 2010, 10:19
Replies: 1,019
Views: 240,688
Posted By chadders
Hi Geoff, Sorry we weren't on the Black Max...

Hi Geoff,

Sorry we weren't on the Black Max together I was there in '79 joined in drydock in Curacao and then pottered around the US Gulf before paying off in Spain. I was mate Joe Wilson and Mike...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 1st November 2010, 22:28
Replies: 1,019
Views: 240,688
Posted By chadders
Hi Geoff, The Karen you are referring to is/was...

Hi Geoff, The Karen you are referring to is/was Karen Wallace now Karen Daniels. I sailed with her on the Black Max in 1979, I was C/O. I also taught her at Hull Nautical College in '82 which came as...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 11th October 2010, 10:13
Replies: 1
Views: 1,789
Posted By chadders
Merchant Navy College Tower Hill

Hi, I've tried this before but without success. Is there anybody out there who did MAR at Tower Hill. I did 6 months in 1971. Names I can recall, Mart Small (Houlders), Norman Stevens (Trident...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th August 2010, 14:14
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By chadders
Hi Jen, My condolences I sailed with your...

Hi Jen,

My condolences I sailed with your Dad on the Chelwood which ultimately became the Oswestry Grange, he was a good guy.
Regards

Chadders
Forum: Houlder Brothers 12th April 2010, 22:03
Replies: 1,019
Views: 240,688
Posted By chadders
Wink (Thumb) Hi Chris, Can't help with locating...

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Hi Chris, Can't help with locating Peter but I am interested in his whereabouts. I sailed with him and your father on your fathers last voyage on the Hardwicke 1976/77. I was Second Mate...
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