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Search: Posts Made By: John Gurton
Forum: Ship Research 27th July 2016, 17:36
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By John Gurton
Mi Amigo ran aground on Margate Sands, resulting...

Mi Amigo ran aground on Margate Sands, resulting an epic rescue by the RNLI, our local coxswain, Charlie Bowrie, got a Silver Medal for it.
Forum: Ship Research 27th July 2016, 17:34
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By John Gurton
just Google Ross Revenge, now in the Blackwater....

just Google Ross Revenge, now in the Blackwater. She spent ages on the Medway then to Tilbury.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th May 2016, 11:53
Replies: 15
Views: 1,956
Posted By John Gurton
I would imagine the various slight alterations by...

I would imagine the various slight alterations by both vessels was for collision

avoidance of the hundreds of small fishing craft that proliferate the area.

Am still dumbfounded by the...
Forum: Say Hello 18th April 2016, 13:47
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By John Gurton
Hi, have you gone on to Facebook ? There is a...

Hi, have you gone on to Facebook ? There is a dedicated Buries site there, https://www.facebook.com/groups/buriesmarkesshipmanagement/

Rgds John , BM 1981-89
Forum: The Engine Room 10th December 2015, 17:09
Replies: 7
Views: 3,027
Posted By John Gurton
If you visit Queenborough in your researches it...

If you visit Queenborough in your researches it would be worthwhile visiting the Bluetown Heritage Centre in Sheerness. Loads of photos and artifacts etc of Sheerness Docks during it's Naval past.
Forum: Tugs 1st November 2015, 15:44
Replies: 19
Views: 3,871
Posted By John Gurton
With LNG tankers we developed the term "active...

With LNG tankers we developed the term "active escort". The tug is made fast centre lead aft for the final channel approach/departure. In case of steering failure or engine problems it is in the...
Forum: Say Hello 1st November 2015, 15:37
Replies: 10
Views: 2,884
Posted By John Gurton
There's a Facebook page, Friends of Buries...

There's a Facebook page, Friends of Buries Markes. I was outside your time with them 81-89. Great company. Rgds John
Forum: Ship Research 4th October 2015, 17:49
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By John Gurton
Ketch Mavis

A friend of mine wrote to me asking who he could contact to find out information about a ketch called MAVIS.
> Apparently his grandfather was master of this vessel on the Humber and it was...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th July 2015, 18:35
Replies: 102
Views: 45,911
Posted By John Gurton
I remember Bill Chadwick when I served as cadet...

I remember Bill Chadwick when I served as cadet and 3/O in Ellermans. He was a Quatermaster. Not sure of the ships but it was between 1969 and 1975.
possibly on the c/o Canberra, Leeds, Oxford or...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 16th May 2015, 17:57
Replies: 33
Views: 13,585
Posted By John Gurton
Hi Enri, Please give Bill my best regards. Last...

Hi Enri, Please give Bill my best regards. Last saw him on one of our Pilot's jazz cruises on the Medway. Let him know I've retired now but still playing on the water
at other nautical stuff....
Forum: Navies 4th May 2015, 17:12
Replies: 14
Views: 4,008
Posted By John Gurton
My thoughts were so at the time, though my wife...

My thoughts were so at the time, though my wife would have tried to prevent me. However the security fence was in my way. I have over the years had success in Lisbon, Rouen , St Petersburg and even...
Forum: Navies 3rd May 2015, 17:01
Replies: 14
Views: 4,008
Posted By John Gurton
Flag etiquette Portsmouth

I have just returned from a stay in Portsmouth. With an hour to spare at lunchtime I took a stroll into the Historic Dockyard. Whether it was a joke or not but I was horrified to see the German...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 25th January 2015, 13:20
Replies: 33
Views: 13,585
Posted By John Gurton
Hi Enri, My regards to Bill. Last seen when I was...

Hi Enri, My regards to Bill. Last seen when I was running his ships into Chatham as pilot. Retired from that now filling my days with holidays and messing about on boats. Was Gearbulk man 81-88,...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2014, 15:38
Replies: 24
Views: 4,370
Posted By John Gurton
Managed 84, 20 years at sea, and I still can't...

Managed 84, 20 years at sea, and I still can't stop travelling !
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 28th October 2014, 12:09
Replies: 33
Views: 13,585
Posted By John Gurton
There's a Friends of Buries Markes group on...

There's a Friends of Buries Markes group on Facebook. Lots of names before my time , I was there 81-88.
Forum: Tugs 25th August 2014, 15:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,746
Posted By John Gurton
The colour scheme is right for the Chameleon.see...

The colour scheme is right for the Chameleon.see link. Russian Sisterships Jaguar, plus four units in the navy .. Alatau, Karabakh, Mashuk and Pamir.
...
Forum: Tugs 25th August 2014, 12:49
Replies: 8
Views: 1,746
Posted By John Gurton
Russian Yaguar class methinks

Russian Yaguar class methinks
Forum: Ship Research 14th November 2013, 17:19
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By John Gurton
Port Said

Port Said
Forum: Tall ships 9th September 2013, 15:19
Replies: 103
Views: 20,684
Posted By John Gurton
We have it booked into Chatham about 21st...

We have it booked into Chatham about 21st September for 6 weeks. Might be about same time as the Medway Queen gets towed in to Gillingham Dock.
Forum: Bulk Carriers 2nd April 2013, 19:17
Replies: 3
Views: 2,498
Posted By John Gurton
I have heard she has a bow thrust problem so...

I have heard she has a bow thrust problem so cannot berth at Glensanda until it is safely fixed.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 9th January 2013, 13:13
Replies: 15
Views: 2,889
Posted By John Gurton
I have publications "The Shiphandlers Guide" and...

I have publications "The Shiphandlers Guide" and "Tug use in Port", both very good and relevant for new and experienced pilots.
Forum: Ship Research 19th November 2012, 20:32
Replies: 12
Views: 2,756
Posted By John Gurton
Good detective work Cisco, here she is...

Good detective work Cisco, here she is ............http://www.photoship.co.uk/JAlbum%20Ships/Old%20Ships%20S/slides/Svitzer-02.html
Forum: Ship Research 19th November 2012, 14:30
Replies: 12
Views: 2,756
Posted By John Gurton
The danish tug looks ex Dutch, Svitzer colours I...

The danish tug looks ex Dutch, Svitzer colours I believe.
Forum: Ellerman 29th June 2012, 14:36
Replies: 61
Views: 18,212
Posted By John Gurton
[QUOTE=David T MacDonald;577759]I joined City Of...

[QUOTE=David T MacDonald;577759]I joined City Of London on July 4 1973 in Hull as first trip cadet. First sight I had was Tim Seaman standing at the gangway. The captain may have been Owen but not...
Forum: Tugs 26th April 2012, 21:30
Replies: 56
Views: 9,463
Posted By John Gurton
Heard on the grapevine that Murray Tugs have...

Heard on the grapevine that Murray Tugs have bought her so she may start work again around the Medway.
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