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Search: Posts Made By: roofaerosyth
Forum: Royal Navy 3rd June 2017, 18:21
Replies: 101
Views: 8,710
Posted By roofaerosyth
date of departure is 21st .... exiting the basin...

date of departure is 21st .... exiting the basin at high water , then holding up river til the tide ebbs enough to allow her safe transit under the bridges, .... weather permitting of course. if she...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 5th December 2016, 19:24
Replies: 12
Views: 5,178
Posted By roofaerosyth
Hmmm , (engages memory banks) I seem to recall...

Hmmm , (engages memory banks)
I seem to recall us (salmaster) being down off Kirkcaldy bay doing our LR5 re-validation thingy that we had to do every ??? (cant remember if it was yearly or every 2...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 7th May 2015, 23:18
Replies: 2
Views: 2,022
Posted By roofaerosyth
as far as i'm aware MILFORD was based on the...

as far as i'm aware MILFORD was based on the clyde (great harbour , Greenock) from new.
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 1st April 2015, 20:23
Replies: 16
Views: 5,593
Posted By roofaerosyth
what was your favourite ship/tug/etc in the CD/PAS/RMAS

RMAS SALMASTER for me.
work hard .... play harder !!!(Thumb)
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 14th November 2014, 21:48
Replies: 1
Views: 1,971
Posted By roofaerosyth
shocked to find out kevin is no longer with us. ...

shocked to find out kevin is no longer with us.
I only knew him for about a year while I was at Greenock but sailed with him once on rmas lodestone.he was bosun then and a really good one at that....
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 4th November 2014, 19:41
Replies: 4
Views: 1,985
Posted By roofaerosyth
early 90s Friday dinner time we (salmaster) got...

early 90s Friday dinner time we (salmaster) got word to get ourselves down past may island as there was a buoy adrift which was a "hazard to shipping".
well I was in the Gemini for some reason that...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 2nd November 2014, 20:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,985
Posted By roofaerosyth
I've seen the same situation in reverse early 90s...

I've seen the same situation in reverse early 90s waighty.
p.s. "allegedly"
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 17th October 2014, 22:14
Replies: 8
Views: 3,073
Posted By roofaerosyth
from another reliable source within it's pretty...

from another reliable source within it's pretty much the RN in all but name these days
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 12th October 2014, 20:44
Replies: 12
Views: 3,293
Posted By roofaerosyth
I started as a junior seaman (although cabin boy...

I started as a junior seaman (although cabin boy seems to be the preferred term).after 6 months I sat my ordinary seaman exam which consisted of an oral exam from the skipper of the boat I was on at...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 11th September 2014, 20:14
Replies: 11
Views: 4,561
Posted By roofaerosyth
shame andy but i'm sure she will be put to good...

shame andy but i'm sure she will be put to good use elsewhere.
bvi or Nigeria is my bet.it's a dog class reunion out there these days.
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 7th September 2014, 23:16
Replies: 19
Views: 5,930
Posted By roofaerosyth
lol

62770hmm ! you never know.
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 22nd May 2014, 18:18
Replies: 19
Views: 5,930
Posted By roofaerosyth
done this research recently on here but have been...

done this research recently on here but have been able to update info - A102 AIREDALE/TOWFISH/NORE COMMODORE/J COMMODORE IMO- 5006293 1961 now in NIGERIA
A106 ALSATIAN/CLUTHA/ CUMBRAE IMO-5012577...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 4th April 2014, 18:43
Replies: 25
Views: 4,770
Posted By roofaerosyth
glad to hear it.a happy ending.(Thumb)

glad to hear it.a happy ending.(Thumb)
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 24th March 2014, 23:49
Replies: 25
Views: 4,770
Posted By roofaerosyth
nice one. the plot thickens.(Thumb)

nice one.
the plot thickens.(Thumb)
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 23rd March 2014, 19:19
Replies: 25
Views: 4,770
Posted By roofaerosyth
no tony.this ones a total mystery mate. its not...

no tony.this ones a total mystery mate.
its not beyond the realms of possibility that she is laid up somewhere and thats why we cannot find her on any registry.
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 23rd March 2014, 17:45
Replies: 25
Views: 4,770
Posted By roofaerosyth
The Panamanian research vessel M/V TEKNIK PUTRA...

The Panamanian research vessel M/V TEKNIK PUTRA (1,009 gross) grounded on Thursday Island, in lat 10 34.28S, long 142 14.9E, Jan 24. Refloated with tug assistance same day. Anchored at Cape York. No...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 22nd March 2014, 17:42
Replies: 25
Views: 4,770
Posted By roofaerosyth
also believe (but not 100% sure) that before...

also believe (but not 100% sure) that before being named TEKNIK PUTRA she had been renamed LOWLAND SEARCHER until aug 1997.
still cannot find anything recent about her.
last heard of in the...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 22nd March 2014, 16:12
Replies: 25
Views: 4,770
Posted By roofaerosyth
just for information i'm finding that the...

just for information i'm finding that the spelling of her name is "TEKNIK PUTRA".
IMO 7803334
owned and operated by TL GEOHYDROGRAPHICS SUN BHD
call sign HP9101
MMSI-351579000
flag-PANAMA...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 22nd March 2014, 14:48
Replies: 25
Views: 4,770
Posted By roofaerosyth
i had a wee go at trying to find any info on this...

i had a wee go at trying to find any info on this but to no avail i'm afraid.
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 15th February 2014, 00:25
Replies: 12
Views: 5,178
Posted By roofaerosyth
indeed it does. i only ever seen the blocks...

indeed it does.
i only ever seen the blocks rigged once.after the salmasters refit at birkenhead in 1991.
they was a bit of a mystery to me back then.
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 9th February 2014, 21:10
Replies: 34
Views: 11,583
Posted By roofaerosyth
jeezo. it was a busy wee place back in 96. ...

jeezo. it was a busy wee place back in 96.
cheers for the update gordy.
ROO
P.S i met alex laird in tesco rosyth in 2012/2013 ish.
chatted away and all the time i was thinking "i have no idea who...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 11th January 2014, 20:31
Replies: 19
Views: 5,930
Posted By roofaerosyth
cheers alec.wish we could get more info on...

cheers alec.wish we could get more info on pointer.
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 22nd December 2013, 18:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,741
Posted By roofaerosyth
i think the obnoxious conditions was for tankies...

i think the obnoxious conditions was for tankies in normal fuel/water tank cleaning ops.ttaking a guess that extra obnoxious was for cleaning out sullage ?
i remember as an ordinary seaman on...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 21st December 2013, 12:01
Replies: 19
Views: 5,930
Posted By roofaerosyth
i think we should start a campaign to keep the...

i think we should start a campaign to keep the dogs that are still in this counrty haha!
maybe i should have this thread transferred to the rmas section as other ex dog crew might be able to fill in...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 20th December 2013, 16:07
Replies: 19
Views: 5,930
Posted By roofaerosyth
have edited info again tony.

have edited info again tony.
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