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Forum: Brocklebank Line 16th April 2016, 08:11
Replies: 33
Views: 6,490
Posted By pilot
[QUOTE=Philthechill;1690474]I was on 'Makrana'...

[QUOTE=Philthechill;1690474]I was on 'Makrana' and we picked-up a load of cattle, (from, possibly, Port Sudan but I'm not quite certain on that), which were destined for Suez and were fed-and-watered...
Forum: Tankers 9th April 2016, 01:56
Replies: 13
Views: 4,094
Posted By pilot
There was also another mobil "mutiny" in the...

There was also another mobil "mutiny" in the china seas over tank cleaning pre delivery to scrap yard. Can't remember details though over than location.
Forum: Tankers 19th March 2016, 06:58
Replies: 6
Views: 2,293
Posted By pilot
can recall tanker bonus and war zone bonus but...

can recall tanker bonus and war zone bonus but never danger money.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th January 2016, 12:41
Replies: 18
Views: 2,576
Posted By pilot
Hi. Rachel. There's some ex. Mobil men on SN who...

Hi. Rachel. There's some ex. Mobil men on SN who sailed with your Dad. You could try in the Tanker section?
Good Luck.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th December 2015, 14:38
Replies: 11
Views: 1,754
Posted By pilot
One report states that a tug was made fast aft...

One report states that a tug was made fast aft too!
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 29th October 2015, 10:53
Replies: 22
Views: 2,873
Posted By pilot
Mike K. By you were lucky. Used to dream of...

Mike K. By you were lucky. Used to dream of polishing brass and wooden deck scrubbing!
Chip all morning then red lead and paint throughout the toffs siestas in the afternoon. Broken only by 12 on...
Forum: The Bridge 10th October 2015, 08:51
Replies: 26
Views: 6,134
Posted By pilot
#21. B.Y. When the British Trent and Western...

#21. B.Y.
When the British Trent and Western Winner were involved in an incident at the Pilot Station. VTS had radar tracks and VHF records available. So assume this will also be the case....
Forum: The Bridge 8th October 2015, 15:38
Replies: 26
Views: 6,134
Posted By pilot
To the east of the Wandelaar Pilot station's...

To the east of the Wandelaar Pilot station's within Port Radar coverage?
Forum: The Bridge 8th October 2015, 06:26
Replies: 26
Views: 6,134
Posted By pilot
Another forum states that both ships had pilots...

Another forum states that both ships had pilots on-board. Same forum states that there's a rumor concerning a VHF conversation and that a green to green passing was initially "agreed". Could even...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2015, 05:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,664
Posted By pilot
Fison's Realf with Norwegian crew was trading to...

Fison's Realf with Norwegian crew was trading to Immingham in the 60s too. Seem to remember with fertilizer from North Africa.
Forum: The Bridge 7th September 2015, 19:11
Replies: 71
Views: 12,541
Posted By pilot
Mobil tankers carried a revolver in the master's...

Mobil tankers carried a revolver in the master's safe. Stopped carrying them some time around the 80s.(ish.)
Forum: The Bridge 22nd July 2015, 05:10
Replies: 22
Views: 5,747
Posted By pilot
May have been more to avoid his conversation...

May have been more to avoid his conversation being overheard by the Master and minimise confrontation with the drunk, rather than a safety issue.
I've had the misfortune to board an inward bounder...
Forum: Coasters 5th July 2015, 17:17
Replies: 28
Views: 11,010
Posted By pilot
HQ was a portacabin in GY docks. Or so it was...

HQ was a portacabin in GY docks. Or so it was rumoured.
Forum: BP Shipping 13th June 2015, 05:14
Replies: 15
Views: 3,640
Posted By pilot
Was to enable them to load for Chiba Sea Island....

Was to enable them to load for Chiba Sea Island. With original assigned L/Ls they were too big!
Rgds.
Forum: The Bridge 25th May 2015, 07:15
Replies: 77
Views: 14,197
Posted By pilot
KS. Can also recall the North Sea cunning plan...

KS. Can also recall the North Sea cunning plan "walk out the cables" from Master's. Can also recall the examiner, Capt. Dyston.(sp?) in Hull advising me during Master's Orals that he was asking what...
Forum: The Radio Room 24th May 2015, 04:59
Replies: 20
Views: 3,410
Posted By pilot
Unless the bulky was carrying out a low water...

Unless the bulky was carrying out a low water berthing, coming alongside on the last of the ebb? Not sure what rise and fall is in that part of the world.

Quite common to sail them in ballast on...
Forum: Dredgers 4th April 2015, 05:16
Replies: 9
Views: 3,434
Posted By pilot
Keith, according to Sea-Web, Out of class Dec...

Keith, according to Sea-Web, Out of class Dec 2014 and now being broken up. Rgds.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th February 2015, 04:40
Replies: 54
Views: 12,252
Posted By pilot
That sounds right jim. Small crews, short...

That sounds right jim.
Small crews, short turnarounds, uncomfortable in heavy weather,commercial pressures. Small efficient crews might be sustainable on paper? Piloted a few and the scenario was a...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th February 2015, 14:38
Replies: 54
Views: 12,252
Posted By pilot
Typical British Flag manning. ex. Sea-web. Crew...

Typical British Flag manning. ex. Sea-web.
Crew List
Data as of 2014-03-04
Nationality Total ratings Total Officers Total Crew
Estonian 2 4 6
Russian 2 0 2
Norwegian 0 1 1
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st January 2015, 06:07
Replies: 275
Views: 54,601
Posted By pilot
thanks again Tony.

thanks again Tony.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th January 2015, 18:42
Replies: 275
Views: 54,601
Posted By pilot
Thanks Tony.

Thanks Tony.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th January 2015, 16:19
Replies: 275
Views: 54,601
Posted By pilot
Tony, many thanks for the local news updates....

Tony, many thanks for the local news updates. Rgds.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th January 2015, 10:10
Replies: 275
Views: 54,601
Posted By pilot
Mike, I'd assumed departing via the Nab too. Lets...

Mike, I'd assumed departing via the Nab too. Lets hope the steering problem was not of the fingers variety.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th January 2015, 05:58
Replies: 275
Views: 54,601
Posted By pilot
the brit. It's Compulsory Pilotage for a vessel...

the brit. It's Compulsory Pilotage for a vessel of this size.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th November 2014, 06:39
Replies: 7
Views: 2,182
Posted By pilot
I resisted the impulse to be...

I resisted the impulse to be cynical...............
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