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Search: Posts Made By: Mick Spear
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 14th November 2016, 19:30
Replies: 29
Views: 2,057
Posted By Mick Spear
R.I.P Leonard. One of the great singer...

R.I.P Leonard. One of the great singer songwriters of his era. Not everybody's cup of tea as some posts on here suggest. However, he was a great talent of his era. And in my opinion not half as...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 27th October 2016, 14:34
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By Mick Spear
I really enjoyed it. Mick S

I really enjoyed it.
Mick S
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 20th March 2016, 21:27
Replies: 1
Views: 1,052
Posted By Mick Spear
I sailed with a Huw Griffiths in Shell Tankers....

I sailed with a Huw Griffiths in Shell Tankers. He was from Pwllheli and I am sure he was ex Blue Flu.
Mick S
Forum: The Galley 23rd October 2015, 08:33
Replies: 66
Views: 22,721
Posted By Mick Spear
Brilliant! (Applause)(Applause)(Applause)

Brilliant! (Applause)(Applause)(Applause)
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 29th September 2015, 04:33
Replies: 10
Views: 3,765
Posted By Mick Spear
Hi All. Cheers for your concerns Brit. I will PM...

Hi All. Cheers for your concerns Brit. I will PM you and send you a few pics.
I have not been on the site as much as i would have liked. But will get back into it from hereon. Today - 29th...
Forum: Say Hello 16th October 2014, 12:16
Replies: 48
Views: 15,681
Posted By Mick Spear
Great read. Thanks for posting Chris. Mick S

Great read. Thanks for posting Chris.
Mick S
Forum: Ellerman 2nd October 2014, 17:53
Replies: 8
Views: 2,214
Posted By Mick Spear
The Geest boats used to take animals to the...

The Geest boats used to take animals to the Caibbean from Barry and or Avonmouth. I remember horses were hrequently carried. But one unusual live cargo was an Elephant from Avonmouth apprx 1982/83 i...
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 30th September 2014, 11:28
Replies: 5
Views: 2,443
Posted By Mick Spear
Hope the deployemnt goes well for all on board...

Hope the deployemnt goes well for all on board Shaun. I have had quite a few trips on Rover boats down South. Miss the sea trout fishing in the Falklands and those trips to South Georgia.
Mick S
Forum: The Galley 9th October 2013, 14:23
Replies: 26
Views: 5,711
Posted By Mick Spear
I think you can find it on the internet under...

I think you can find it on the internet under 'Statutory Instruments' under 'Merchant shipping provisions and water' or something like that. The old act which included scales - oz of meat, fish,...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 23rd August 2013, 11:14
Replies: 3
Views: 1,247
Posted By Mick Spear
That's great news. Mick S

That's great news.
Mick S
Forum: The Bridge 20th January 2013, 10:44
Replies: 59
Views: 20,866
Posted By Mick Spear
Memories of CSB on my first trip in RFA. Probably...

Memories of CSB on my first trip in RFA. Probably a good thing it was phased out - a man's drink that was!
Mick S
Forum: The Bridge 20th January 2013, 10:39
Replies: 59
Views: 20,866
Posted By Mick Spear
ART6 and LouisB. I enjoyed reading both posts. I...

ART6 and LouisB. I enjoyed reading both posts. I will add something soon.
Mick S
Forum: Brocklebank Line 20th January 2013, 10:24
Replies: 59
Views: 8,776
Posted By Mick Spear
I still suffer to this day. Not always on first...

I still suffer to this day. Not always on first night/day out from port/at sea either. Quite strange really. It's not actually spewing up experience, but one of migraine-like symptoms, depression and...
Forum: Bank Line 19th January 2013, 02:23
Replies: 285
Views: 54,625
Posted By Mick Spear
I enjoyed reading the above Alistair. Mick S

I enjoyed reading the above Alistair.
Mick S
Forum: Tankers 2nd January 2013, 13:49
Replies: 6
Views: 2,151
Posted By Mick Spear
Ben will be made up when i pass this on Mervyn. I...

Ben will be made up when i pass this on Mervyn. I see him regularly, he's 69 now and he's a good mate. He finished his career as a Laundryman in the RFA. The other chap further back in the thread...
Forum: The Galley 19th December 2012, 06:53
Replies: 90
Views: 17,663
Posted By Mick Spear
Nice one Alan. See you still have your MN sense...

Nice one Alan. See you still have your MN sense of humour(Jester)
Mick S
Forum: The Galley 19th December 2012, 06:29
Replies: 41
Views: 14,022
Posted By Mick Spear
Surely not in Blue Flu Pat? Mick S

Surely not in Blue Flu Pat?
Mick S
Forum: Say Hello 18th December 2012, 11:16
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By Mick Spear
Welcome Mike, i am sure you will find it very...

Welcome Mike, i am sure you will find it very interesting.
Mick S
Forum: Say Hello 8th December 2012, 00:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By Mick Spear
Hi Gary Welcome aboard mate. Here are two pics...

Hi Gary
Welcome aboard mate. Here are two pics of you for starters:
https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/70407/title/tidespring-82/cat/all
...
Forum: The Galley 6th December 2012, 05:36
Replies: 43
Views: 25,021
Posted By Mick Spear
Hi Geoff I remember Shell Tankers had something...

Hi Geoff
I remember Shell Tankers had something named "chuck-wagon Grinder" or something similar: Half a bap, round of Ham, Ring of pineapple, spoon of coleslaw, topped with cheese and grilled
Mick...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th December 2012, 05:16
Replies: 18
Views: 3,745
Posted By Mick Spear
Sad news indeed. Mick S

Sad news indeed.
Mick S
Forum: Shaw Savill 3rd December 2012, 15:19
Replies: 31
Views: 8,749
Posted By Mick Spear
Now that's what i call seafaring/a trip to sea....

Now that's what i call seafaring/a trip to sea. Bet you had some fun!
Mick S
Forum: Nautical Colleges 31st August 2012, 04:35
Replies: 599
Views: 168,841
Posted By Mick Spear
Good to see another City fan on the site. Welcome...

Good to see another City fan on the site. Welcome on borad.
Mick S
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 2nd August 2012, 19:37
Replies: 7
Views: 4,568
Posted By Mick Spear
I sailed on Geest Land in the earlly 80s, Chief...

I sailed on Geest Land in the earlly 80s, Chief engineer was a miserable old bugger called Norman Hesketh from Liverpool/wirral way. I don't mean to be disrespectful to him, but he was one of those...
Forum: Say Hello 10th July 2012, 01:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By Mick Spear
You would no doubt remember Raymond Harley aka...

You would no doubt remember Raymond Harley aka Ben. He was 2nd steward with Texeco. There are two pics of him in my Gallery. He is a good friend and he will have his 70th Birthday next month.
...
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