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Search: Posts Made By: purserjuk
Forum: Ship Research 29th June 2019, 11:46
Replies: 53
Views: 3,755
Posted By purserjuk
We had Bell & Howell movie projectors on Elder...

We had Bell & Howell movie projectors on Elder Dempster ships and films were usually shown across No. 4 hatch. During one voyage the projector gave up the ghost and examination found a main gear...
Forum: Elder Dempster 9th February 2019, 10:04
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By purserjuk
Hi Graham, We sailed together on "Cargill" when...

Hi Graham,
We sailed together on "Cargill" when I was Writer with "Paddy" Gallagher. Re peanut boats I always heard ED's ships referred to as "The Monkey Boats". I'm now 83 and still remember my...
Forum: Elder Dempster 6th February 2018, 08:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,565
Posted By purserjuk
So sorry to hear of Derek's passing. He will be...

So sorry to hear of Derek's passing. He will be sadly missed by all.
Forum: Elder Dempster 21st October 2017, 09:56
Replies: 34
Views: 4,609
Posted By purserjuk
Glad to see you back Graham. Purserjuk (John...

Glad to see you back Graham.
Purserjuk (John Powell ex Cargill)
Forum: Say Hello 21st October 2017, 09:45
Replies: 32
Views: 6,339
Posted By purserjuk
#30...

#30 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=30) The book referred to is "The Elder Dempster Fleet History 1852-1985". The author was the late James E Cowden (not Cowan)...
Forum: Elder Dempster 10th March 2017, 08:57
Replies: 26
Views: 7,561
Posted By purserjuk
Sailed on her as Asst. Purser 30.03.1961 to...

Sailed on her as Asst. Purser 30.03.1961 to 02.10.1961 (States trip). Captain was Norman Pryce. Also sailed on numerous "K" boats. Re "Bhamo". I did 4 consecutive voyages on her from July 1959 to Aug...
Forum: Elder Dempster 2nd February 2017, 08:42
Replies: 24
Views: 4,470
Posted By purserjuk
Bob #21...

Bob
#21 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=21) Thanks for the memories of Pursers Dept in India Buildings. Harry Evans retired during my time (1955 to 1963) and Roy...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd November 2016, 08:39
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By purserjuk
#7...

#7 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=7) The Monterey depicted is the ED/CPR ship but is in Dominion Line colours - on charter I think.
Purserjuk
Forum: Ship Research 21st November 2016, 12:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By purserjuk
The ship in the photo has two funnels. ED/CPR...

The ship in the photo has two funnels. ED/CPR Monterey had only one so not her.
Purserjuk
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd December 2015, 08:20
Replies: 16
Views: 2,911
Posted By purserjuk
Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all -...

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all - especially ex-ED's and Henderson's.
Forum: The Radio Room 18th November 2015, 08:28
Replies: 44
Views: 5,329
Posted By purserjuk
I sailed on a German chartered ship where the...

I sailed on a German chartered ship where the Master was an ex-R/O. He teased the ship's R/O unmercifully.
Purserjuk
Forum: Passenger Liners 16th August 2015, 07:59
Replies: 34
Views: 19,120
Posted By purserjuk
I have a "silver" ashtray with an enameled RMSP...

I have a "silver" ashtray with an enameled RMSP badge with the name "Atlantis" above it in the centre. Must have been a souvenir of a cruise at some time.
Purserjuk
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd June 2015, 09:03
Replies: 46
Views: 12,169
Posted By purserjuk
Chris Isaac, That is one picture of St Briavels...

Chris Isaac,
That is one picture of St Briavels I had not seen. Thank you for putting it on the thread.
John Powell
Forum: Clan Line 24th May 2015, 08:31
Replies: 16
Views: 7,972
Posted By purserjuk
I think the girl murdered on the Union Castle...

I think the girl murdered on the Union Castle ship by a steward was named Gay Gibson (but I may be wrong).
Purserjuk
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th May 2015, 09:00
Replies: 46
Views: 12,169
Posted By purserjuk
Chris, Thank you for the photo etc.., As well...

Chris,
Thank you for the photo etc..,
As well as my appeal on this site I put one in "Sea Breezes" which was also successful in producing some photos.
Again, thanks for taking the trouble to...
Forum: Say Hello 24th February 2015, 08:46
Replies: 16
Views: 2,115
Posted By purserjuk
Daveymax. When I took my photos of the model I...

Daveymax. When I took my photos of the model I had to lie on the floor as it was shoved under a table and difficult to see. It seems in a much better situation now.
Regards
Forum: Wrecks 24th February 2015, 08:42
Replies: 1
Views: 1,657
Posted By purserjuk
Remember that wreck from my visits to Takoradi. ...

Remember that wreck from my visits to Takoradi. I understood she was a Spanish ship that called to load ore. She sailed into the port "light" across what is shallow water but on leaving departed...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 17th February 2015, 09:17
Replies: 10
Views: 3,057
Posted By purserjuk
The Polar Chief was originally built for Elder...

The Polar Chief was originally built for Elder Dempster as Montcalm and was sold to Canadian Pacific. Converted into a tanker during WWI and, as stated, ended up with Salvesen's. No reference to any...
Forum: Say Hello 12th February 2015, 10:54
Replies: 12
Views: 2,611
Posted By purserjuk
If I remember rightly the club was situated on...

If I remember rightly the club was situated on the via Gramsci
Forum: BP Shipping 24th December 2014, 08:17
Replies: 29
Views: 5,927
Posted By purserjuk
Further to my previous re Russian trawler visit -...

Further to my previous re Russian trawler visit - at Tema by the way. The male crew occupied the port side and the females to starboard. The port side was very utilitarian but the starboard had...
Forum: BP Shipping 23rd December 2014, 08:43
Replies: 29
Views: 5,927
Posted By purserjuk
We had a visit from some Russian officers from a...

We had a visit from some Russian officers from a large "catch it and can it" trawler which was alongside. They were shown round our ship and were invited to breakfast on the trawler next day....
Forum: Elder Dempster 21st December 2014, 09:28
Replies: 29
Views: 8,233
Posted By purserjuk
Reading this I just had to check! 4...

Reading this I just had to check!
4 Christmases spent in West African ports or creeks.
3 Christmases spent at sea - sailed 24/12 for one!
1 Christmas at home.
Always happily remembered.
Forum: Say Hello 29th June 2014, 08:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By purserjuk
The sign for Aquarius is double zig-zag lines

The sign for Aquarius is double zig-zag lines
Forum: Say Hello 4th June 2014, 08:35
Replies: 16
Views: 2,115
Posted By purserjuk
Pleased to see you found the model. I presume it...

Pleased to see you found the model. I presume it was still under the table making it difficult to get a good photo.
Forum: Say Hello 2nd June 2014, 12:39
Replies: 16
Views: 2,115
Posted By purserjuk
s.s. "Ethiope". O/No 96303. 2896grt 1905nrt...

s.s. "Ethiope". O/No 96303. 2896grt 1905nrt 320.00ft x 40.20ft.
Built Sir Raylton Dixon & Co Ltd., Middlesborough 1889 for Elder Dempster & Co., Liverpool. Sold 8/1891 to Angier Shipping Co.Ltd...
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