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Search: Posts Made By: ANDREW JON WILSON
Forum: Cunard 11th March 2015, 23:51
Replies: 20
Views: 9,808
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
Andria

I joined her in Tilbury end November 1962 and did one voyage as Third Mate leaving her january 1963.
What a most handsome vessel with passenger accommodation for 12 and fitted out to a very high...
Forum: Coasters 11th March 2015, 23:27
Replies: 11
Views: 3,631
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
Mv Spinel William Robertsons Of Glasgow

Dear Angus,
Thanks for your reply and how interesting your father was Master on Spinel the same year as my period aboard.
Please give me a ring at 07511140957 and I will give you my address....
Forum: Coasters 10th March 2015, 00:49
Replies: 11
Views: 3,631
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
William Robertson of Glasgow

Has anyone out there got a picture of the M.V SPINEL
I was Deck Boy on her in 1956, The Master was Captain Culley, from Portavogie, Ireland and First Mate Mr Liversidge.
I have pictures of all the...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 10th March 2015, 00:10
Replies: 1
Views: 1,818
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
Brocklebank Lads still around

I've been off the site for a few years, so please excuse the repetition of this subject once again if already been sorted and recorded from the message requesting info back in September 2014.
Q. Did...
Forum: Say Hello 17th March 2012, 22:37
Replies: 11
Views: 3,872
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
Thanks Dennis for the photos....brings back a few...

Thanks Dennis for the photos....brings back a few memories indeed.
Thanks also to all of you for your welcomes to S.N.
I will pass on your regards to Mike England hopefully this next week and be in...
Forum: Say Hello 16th March 2012, 23:46
Replies: 11
Views: 3,872
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
Hi George, Guess we sailed that same voyage. My...

Hi George,
Guess we sailed that same voyage. My discharge book shows signed on Liverpool 19 Sept 1963 and off 6th December 1963. Your name certainly I recall.
I'm due to see Mike England in the...
Forum: Say Hello 15th March 2012, 21:36
Replies: 11
Views: 3,872
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
Cunard Mediterranean Cargo Boats 1960's

I was Third Mate on 'Brescia' and 'Phrygia' for 6 voyages 1963/64. The Brescia was an ex USA ' Sands' boat I think (?), top speed about 10/11 knots, sometimes however it made barely any headway...
Forum: Ellerman 9th March 2012, 00:13
Replies: 16
Views: 6,563
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
Hi Duncan, Your message got me puzzled. Back in...

Hi Duncan,
Your message got me puzzled. Back in 1963 I was third mate June/August 1963 on the Cunard cargo vessel Assyria. She was in London Docks for quite a bit of this period I seem to recall. I...
Forum: Ferries 26th February 2012, 21:34
Replies: 5
Views: 2,479
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
Hi Banni, Went on it last year and it was a...

Hi Banni,
Went on it last year and it was a lovely day out. We joined in Wallasey . My advice would be to bring a lovely food hamper yourself but buy your drinks, ie soft, beer or tea, coffee on the...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 26th February 2012, 21:12
Replies: 24
Views: 6,067
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
Thanks for that update and sorry to hear both not...

Thanks for that update and sorry to hear both not well. I guess they are both in their 80's now. He was a very keen photographer and undoubtedly will have a fine record of his Brocklebank days. When...
Forum: Ellerman 22nd February 2012, 12:34
Replies: 16
Views: 6,563
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
I was 3rd Mate on City of Leeds in 1964 for a...

I was 3rd Mate on City of Leeds in 1964 for a coastal ex London, to Le Havre, Hamburg etc then off at Middlesborough. The master was J. Irvine and the Mate a guy called Liversedge I believe. The trip...
Forum: Cunard 22nd February 2012, 12:13
Replies: 20
Views: 9,808
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
I was 3rd Mate on Andria for one voyage ex London...

I was 3rd Mate on Andria for one voyage ex London to Canada /USA in Dec/Jan 1963. The senior apprentice was Paul watts, cousin of Charie Watts of Rolling Stones fame I believe and his uncle was...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 21st February 2012, 21:31
Replies: 24
Views: 6,067
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
Sailed with Ch.Eng Russel Gordon on Maipura...

Sailed with Ch.Eng Russel Gordon on Maipura twice. First was Jan to Aug 1959 then again Aug 1960 t0 Feb 1961. Both were on so called, Port Line charter to Australia and New Zealand. Maipura had...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 21st February 2012, 20:57
Replies: 18
Views: 4,705
Posted By ANDREW JON WILSON
The apprentice bottom right hand side was Geoff...

The apprentice bottom right hand side was Geoff Drewery from Hull. He was senior apprentice with me on the last voyage of the old Mahout from March to August 1960. i met him again in 1986 at Hammonds...
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