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Search: Posts Made By: George Simpson
Forum: Houlder Brothers 29th June 2017, 15:48
Replies: 4
Uj
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Posted By George Simpson
Ask away but I don't have anymore info yet

Ask away but I don't have anymore info yet
Forum: Houlder Brothers 29th June 2017, 15:17
Replies: 4
Uj
Views: 1,456
Posted By George Simpson
Uj

Gents while driving my wee taxi out and about I had an interesting conversation with one of my passengers. She told me a Singapore company has recently purchased the UJ and are looking to refit and...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th May 2016, 18:36
Replies: 114
Views: 32,272
Posted By George Simpson
To those who may remember him Keith Foreman...

To those who may remember him Keith Foreman passed away on Sunday.

Keith spent several years deep sea then went to work on supply boats, then he worked on the Dundee Kingsnorth as Deck Foreman.
...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th May 2016, 18:31
Replies: 114
Views: 32,272
Posted By George Simpson
Geoff, enjoy life with your feet up and reminisce...

Geoff, enjoy life with your feet up and reminisce away.

George
Forum: Houlder Brothers 12th November 2015, 20:18
Replies: 114
Views: 32,272
Posted By George Simpson
Hi Jamie I remember you on both the DKN and KUK...

Hi Jamie I remember you on both the DKN and KUK as for your old man lets say unforgettable is one way of putting!

I also met your mum several times she was a nice lady.

Willy is still alive...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th September 2015, 14:05
Replies: 105
Views: 21,290
Posted By George Simpson
Extremely sad to hear about Alan he was a true...

Extremely sad to hear about Alan he was a true Gent.

My thoughts are with his family.

Rest in peace Alan
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 27th October 2012, 12:08
Replies: 31
Views: 19,033
Posted By George Simpson
Bob I think John Cleese was in fact John Pickles...

Bob I think John Cleese was in fact John Pickles he was Kingsnorths Marine super.

As for the smiths dock have a look at the photo I submitted a while ago, ...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 5th September 2012, 08:26
Replies: 1,019
Views: 240,692
Posted By George Simpson
Murray was a good guy and a dam fine baker RIP. ...

Murray was a good guy and a dam fine baker RIP.
At this rate there will be a full crew waiting in sailors heaven for the UJ.

George
Forum: Houlder Brothers 3rd August 2012, 21:38
Replies: 24
Views: 6,501
Posted By George Simpson
Arthur I'm sure several will keep you right I do...

Arthur I'm sure several will keep you right I do know Kevin visits this site and yes now retired, Mike is also retired but I'm not sure if he visits here. As for Willie I am not certain.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 5th February 2012, 11:30
Replies: 114
Views: 32,272
Posted By George Simpson
Sad news indeed he was a Good man. George

Sad news indeed he was a Good man.

George
Forum: Houlder Brothers 29th January 2012, 11:38
Replies: 1,019
Views: 240,692
Posted By George Simpson
Hi Tim I hope your enjoying your retirement....

Hi Tim I hope your enjoying your retirement. Enjoy the site.

George
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th December 2011, 12:34
Replies: 114
Views: 32,272
Posted By George Simpson
Very sad news I talked to Danny a few months ago...

Very sad news I talked to Danny a few months ago he never said a word about his cancer. In fact we talked about him coming to Aberdeen in the spring.

God speed Danny
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th August 2011, 12:42
Replies: 7
Views: 2,935
Posted By George Simpson
Cornish try Houlders under the shipping lines you...

Cornish try Houlders under the shipping lines you may get a bit of help there.

George
Forum: Houlder Brothers 20th August 2011, 14:42
Replies: 1
Views: 1,163
Posted By George Simpson
Fred Kelly (RIP)(Ex. UJ)

I had an email from John Mac advising Fred has passed away, on the 17th.July. He been undergoing treatment for cancer.

Fred was a nice guy and a good shipmate, sadly I had not talked to him in...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 30th July 2011, 17:46
Replies: 37
Views: 7,518
Posted By George Simpson
On your way back Leo I'm sure County Durham has...

On your way back Leo I'm sure County Durham has been calling you for a while. Have a smooth safe trip back.

Best Regards

George

PS I was playing golf with Ian Cowieson a few weeks ago he...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th June 2011, 01:43
Replies: 8
Views: 2,131
Posted By George Simpson
Leigh last time I saw Alan was at Bills funeral...

Leigh last time I saw Alan was at Bills funeral he was staying in Cornwall then must be 7yrs ago.
On a side note I played golf with Ian Cowieson last week.
Forum: Ben Line 13th March 2011, 14:31
Replies: 1
Views: 1,802
Posted By George Simpson
Hi John when you were leaving the ben boats I was...

Hi John when you were leaving the ben boats I was just about to start 1970 I only did 4 ships but I went on to twraling out of Aberdeen and then onto rigs and supply boats. My brother was skipper of...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 20th February 2011, 16:21
Replies: 105
Views: 21,290
Posted By George Simpson
Leo yes he still stays at the same place in...

Leo yes he still stays at the same place in Monymusk.

George
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th February 2011, 13:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,664
Posted By George Simpson
Alan/Leo/Leigh As good as Dave was as a cook...

Alan/Leo/Leigh

As good as Dave was as a cook all the catering was of the highest standard.
There is no doubt in my mind the catering in Houlder/KMD was the finest anywhere in the offshore sector...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th February 2011, 18:43
Replies: 105
Views: 21,290
Posted By George Simpson
Hi all for those of you who remember (at some of...

Hi all for those of you who remember (at some of your ages I'm that's not so easy) lol.

Anyway I bumped into Mike Mitchell the other day at a petrol station. First time I have seen him in many...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th February 2011, 13:32
Replies: 8
Views: 2,664
Posted By George Simpson
Leo, sad to hear about Dave as Leigh said Dave...

Leo, sad to hear about Dave as Leigh said Dave was a gent.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 22nd January 2011, 13:13
Replies: 27
Views: 5,696
Posted By George Simpson
I was fortunate to work for the NUS in the early...

I was fortunate to work for the NUS in the early 90's and had several discussions with JP over the years. He may be many things to many people but in all my dealings I had with him he always put the...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 5th October 2010, 20:10
Replies: 105
Views: 21,290
Posted By George Simpson
Hi Alan yes I did see the picture of both the...

Hi Alan yes I did see the picture of both the Oregis and UJ I have it somewhere but like so many photos they get packed away and forgotten about.

George
Forum: Houlder Brothers 5th October 2010, 20:08
Replies: 105
Views: 21,290
Posted By George Simpson
Geoff I last spoke to danny about 4 months ago he...

Geoff I last spoke to danny about 4 months ago he is doing fine.

George
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th September 2010, 23:18
Replies: 105
Views: 21,290
Posted By George Simpson
Early Days in North Shields: ...

Early Days in North Shields:

https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/251502/title/uj-in-refit/cat/500
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