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Search: Posts Made By: Woodbutcher
Forum: Brocklebank Line 14th January 2018, 19:45
Replies: 21
Views: 5,909
Posted By Woodbutcher
My late Brother Harry James was Carpenter in the...

My late Brother Harry James was Carpenter in the Malakand in the early 50s,anybody remember him?.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 14th January 2018, 19:36
Replies: 8
Views: 2,804
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thumbs up Hi AnnD,my late Brother sailed with Brocklebank...

Hi AnnD,my late Brother sailed with Brocklebank in the early 50s,he was Carpenter in the Malakand,his name was Harry James,Regards.
Forum: Ship Research 30th November 2014, 21:38
Replies: 22
Views: 3,669
Posted By Woodbutcher
Smile Dave,I must say old Willy Spokeshave could have...

Dave,I must say old Willy Spokeshave could have taken a few lessons from you,keep it up.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 14th October 2014, 23:01
Replies: 7
Views: 2,381
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thumbs up Oriana

Hi Steve,i think that we got on the Oriana as you got off.We joined her for the last leg of her World cruise,yes we were suprised how cold it was in San Francisco.We had a good deal on that...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 9th October 2014, 21:43
Replies: 22
Views: 12,424
Posted By Woodbutcher
Stratheden

My old mate Peter Bruton sailed on the Stratheden as a Chippy in the early 60s,we served our apprenticeships together,havent seen or heard of him since 1967.Anyone know him ?.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 9th October 2014, 21:31
Replies: 254
Views: 64,172
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thanks for the reply Walter,All the best.

Thanks for the reply Walter,All the best.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 9th October 2014, 20:05
Replies: 254
Views: 64,172
Posted By Woodbutcher
Hello Walter,was you the Leccy on the Beaverfir ?...

Hello Walter,was you the Leccy on the Beaverfir ? who on Saturday mornings would walk up and down the alleyways carrying a box of light bulbs calling out "Bring out your dead " (dead light bulbs),its...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 11th September 2014, 21:16
Replies: 67
Views: 12,353
Posted By Woodbutcher
Question Malakand

Did anyone sail with my Brother on the Malakand in the early 50s?,he sailed as Carpenter,his name was Harry James,he was a good looking bloke with curly hair,now sadly crossed the bar.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 11th September 2014, 21:03
Replies: 21
Views: 5,909
Posted By Woodbutcher
Just come across this thread.My late Brother...

Just come across this thread.My late Brother Harry James sailed as Carpenter in the Malakand in the early 50s,i think that there were three Malakands and that he was in the second one built.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 9th September 2014, 23:33
Replies: 7
Views: 2,381
Posted By Woodbutcher
Yes we are returning via Esanada,ime looking a...

Yes we are returning via Esanada,ime looking a little tired my self and in need of a refurb,Cheers.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 9th September 2014, 21:42
Replies: 7
Views: 2,381
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thumbs up Star Princess

Thanks Ben,its one of the holidays the Mail advertises,we start off with three days in Las Vegas,then fly to San Francisco,and board the ship for a fifteen day cruise,then its back to San Francisco...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 8th September 2014, 22:39
Replies: 7
Views: 2,381
Posted By Woodbutcher
Smile Star Princess

Have booked a cruise on the Star Princess in March next year,from San Francisco to Hawai,its to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary,has anyone done this cruise ?,or sailed on this ship ?.(Hippy)
Forum: Histories 13th August 2012, 22:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,925
Posted By Woodbutcher
Excellent pictures,when I told people that we had...

Excellent pictures,when I told people that we had to secure loose stuff on deck during heavy weather on the Great Lakes they thought that I was spinning a yarn.
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 4th August 2012, 23:14
Replies: 17
Views: 4,867
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thumbs up Thanks Pete,I am looking to buy a digital camera...

Thanks Pete,I am looking to buy a digital camera at the moment,but with so many on the market its difficult to choose,I am going to take my Pentax SLR and tripod as well,so i should get something.All...
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 27th July 2012, 20:50
Replies: 17
Views: 4,867
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thumbs up woodbutcher

Thanks for that,cant wait to get there and see it for real.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 9th July 2012, 17:23
Replies: 25
Views: 12,002
Posted By Woodbutcher
Red face Sorry, meant to do a thumbs up.

Sorry, meant to do a thumbs up.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 9th July 2012, 17:21
Replies: 25
Views: 12,002
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thumbs down Thanks Mathew,we have already got ice...

Thanks Mathew,we have already got ice grippers,after going over on the ice last year.Good advice anyway.We are staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Tromso for a couple of nights before flying...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 2nd July 2012, 19:42
Replies: 25
Views: 12,002
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thumbs up When I started this thread about Hurtigruten,I...

When I started this thread about Hurtigruten,I didnt realise that I would get so much feedback,thanks to everyone who replied with some handy tips, really looking forward to going now.
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 25th June 2012, 07:56
Replies: 17
Views: 4,867
Posted By Woodbutcher
Wink Well, if my pics dont come out,theres always...

Well, if my pics dont come out,theres always postcards.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 25th June 2012, 07:52
Replies: 25
Views: 12,002
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thumbs up Thanks Jan,we are on the Kong Harald too,good...

Thanks Jan,we are on the Kong Harald too,good idea about the cofee mug ,will try it,cheers.
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 22nd June 2012, 23:29
Replies: 17
Views: 4,867
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thumbs up Thanks for that,what great photos.

Thanks for that,what great photos.
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 21st June 2012, 22:47
Replies: 17
Views: 4,867
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thumbs down Thanks Lampy, will have a Google

Thanks Lampy, will have a Google
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 21st June 2012, 22:15
Replies: 17
Views: 4,867
Posted By Woodbutcher
Lightbulb Northern Lights Photography

Hi all,I wonder if anybody can give me a few pointers about taking photos of the Northern Lights.I have been told that using a digital camera is no good for the job,so i have dug out my Pentax P30...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 19th June 2012, 23:11
Replies: 25
Views: 12,002
Posted By Woodbutcher
Thanks for the replies and advice on...

Thanks for the replies and advice on Hurtigruten,wish we were going for longer now.We have booked a dog sledging trip,so looking forward to that,also being on a working ship again.Regarding the...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 18th June 2012, 20:27
Replies: 25
Views: 12,002
Posted By Woodbutcher
Question Hurtigruten

Has anyone had a Hurtigruten cruise ?.They are small working ships operating up and down the Norwegian coast.I have just booked with them for next February to celebrate my Wifes birthday,shes always...
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