Ships Nostalgia - Search Results
17:32

Welcome
Welcome!Welcome to Ships Nostalgia, the world's greatest online community for people worldwide with an interest in ships and shipping. Whether you are crew, ex-crew, ship enthusiasts or cruisers, this is the forum for you. And what's more, it's completely FREE.

Click here to go to the forums home page and find out more.
Click here to join.
Log in
User Name Password

Showing results 1 to 25 of 58
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: sailingday
Forum: Passenger Liners 13th June 2017, 16:02
Replies: 34
Views: 4,674
Posted By sailingday
A true story on the Empress of France in the...

A true story on the Empress of France in the fifties, a tourist waiter up the wall
was asked for a bottle of Lea and Perrins, just one minute sir I'll get the wine
waiter.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 11th April 2017, 14:55
Replies: 5
Views: 2,738
Posted By sailingday
Yes it was in Lord Street, only there a few times...

Yes it was in Lord Street, only there a few times in the earjy 50's
upstairs was a pretty swish bar, then came back one trip and it had
finished, most of the seamen then used the Crown in Lime...
Forum: Say Hello 18th February 2015, 11:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,384
Posted By sailingday
Did two trips on the Camito June -August 1958,...

Did two trips on the Camito June -August 1958, stewargd inthe saloon, nice trips Captain was a Lonny Donegan fan played his records all over the ship.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th January 2015, 13:16
Replies: 218
Views: 55,973
Posted By sailingday
I was on the Camito May - August 1958, two trips...

I was on the Camito May - August 1958, two trips I was Steward/Waiter
Forum: Say Hello 15th July 2014, 12:58
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By sailingday
I started a thread on Avonwood 13 July 2014, got...

I started a thread on Avonwood 13 July 2014, got a picture from it and a brief history. I sailed on her march -September 1952, had wonderful time got my rating to asst/stwd, carried 6 passengers,...
Forum: Ship Research 13th July 2014, 11:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,771
Posted By sailingday
Thanks for your guidance regarding Avonwood, the...

Thanks for your guidance regarding Avonwood, the site also featured he launch of 'Cienfuegos' which I joined in Aberdeen November 1959, went round the coast with her to Swansea, then made my way to...
Forum: Ship Research 12th July 2014, 13:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,771
Posted By sailingday
M V Avonwood

I sailed on the Avonwood March- September 1952, have tried to get photos of her in the allery without success, lovely time for me great times ashore in the UK Aberdeen, Hull, Souh Shields Belfast and...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 7th May 2014, 11:19
Replies: 56
Views: 13,828
Posted By sailingday
Sailed on Samaria(1952) Parthia(1953) Scythia...

Sailed on Samaria(1952) Parthia(1953) Scythia (1955) Canadian troops Quebec-Rotterdam, and again in 1957 Liverpool- New York tourist winger 2x8's americxan students, up the wall most of the time but...
Forum: Passenger Liners 24th October 2012, 14:04
Replies: 9
Views: 2,216
Posted By sailingday
Many voyages there on the CPR Britain and france...

Many voyages there on the CPR Britain and france Cunard men drank in Joe beefs CPR men in a smarter bar just up the road, forgot the name was it Fontaines?
Forum: Model Ships 24th October 2012, 13:57
Replies: 72
Views: 17,736
Posted By sailingday
it was exactly 52 years to the day (October 24th...

it was exactly 52 years to the day (October 24th 1960) that I joined the 'Oriana' in Barrow, did the complete trip arriving back at Southampton March 1961, never thought it would end, now a pleasant...
Forum: Royal Navy 8th January 2012, 21:00
Replies: 305
Views: 43,859
Posted By sailingday
Exactly agree 100/o

Exactly agree 100/o
Forum: The Engine Room 8th June 2011, 15:52
Replies: 85
Views: 32,528
Posted By sailingday
I always thought that purple represented oil, red...

I always thought that purple represented oil, red for blood
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd February 2011, 14:31
Replies: 27
Views: 5,507
Posted By sailingday
Saw a documentary of him when he was on the...

Saw a documentary of him when he was on the rangitiki or toto, when Anthony Eden went to New Zealand to convalece , bit of a come down for a 7/c wine steward on the cunard
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 2nd February 2011, 16:27
Replies: 113
Views: 39,055
Posted By sailingday
I had a ride on the dock railway a few years ago,...

I had a ride on the dock railway a few years ago, got off where india docks were, asked a chap where the places I knew, bere my time was his reply, Charlie browns and the blue posts were the ones I...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 13th January 2011, 15:55
Replies: 84
Views: 17,044
Posted By sailingday
I think the suvivors' story following the 'play'...

I think the suvivors' story following the 'play' was well worth watching, far more informative done by the people who were there, I feel as though I 've sailed with the liverpool butcher, a real...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 7th January 2011, 17:27
Replies: 84
Views: 17,044
Posted By sailingday
First visit for a long time, guessed the laconia...

First visit for a long time, guessed the laconia would bring a load of comments,not dissapointed, be back again tomorrow
Forum: Wrecks 25th February 2010, 15:59
Replies: 64
Views: 23,830
Posted By sailingday
Memories of the Runic, she was berthed astern of...

Memories of the Runic, she was berthed astern of us (Australia Star) at Aotea quay during the dock strike 1951, we spent ages there the Dominion Monarch sailed to the UK and we still tied up there...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 2nd December 2009, 14:24
Replies: 41
Views: 8,485
Posted By sailingday
I did 2 trips on the Camito June -sept 1958, I...

I did 2 trips on the Camito June -sept 1958, I remember Captain Lundy he played Lonnie Donnegan music over the tannoid nearly all day. Remember the chppy shark fishing in Montego Bay, he caught a...
Forum: Passenger Liners 10th November 2009, 16:17
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By sailingday
I have the set of those picked them up over the...

I have the set of those picked them up over the years at various liverpool bookshops
Forum: Passenger Liners 26th October 2009, 17:51
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By sailingday
Missed it but not much to miss according to your...

Missed it but not much to miss according to your comments, there is an excellent book out 'Liverpool's last ocean liners' by john Shepherd (the history press) 16.99. I ordered a copy from the public...
Forum: Say Hello 17th September 2009, 14:48
Replies: 15
Views: 1,687
Posted By sailingday
Welcome I was on the Oriana's maiden voyage,...

Welcome I was on the Oriana's maiden voyage, joined Barrow Oct 24th 1960, sailed from Southampton 3rd Dec , arrived back March 1961, first clas saloon waiter staff captains table (Wuff Wuff)
Forum: United States Navy 11th September 2009, 15:17
Replies: 8
Views: 2,232
Posted By sailingday
I too remember seeing the film, but have never...

I too remember seeing the film, but have never seen it since either at the cinema or on TV, excellent
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 18th June 2009, 20:24
Replies: 14
Views: 3,837
Posted By sailingday
The Cruel Sea, one of the best books I have read,...

The Cruel Sea, one of the best books I have read, but I'm afraid the film was'nt so good.
Forum: Passenger Liners 27th February 2009, 16:00
Replies: 85
Views: 24,131
Posted By sailingday
Yes we carried lots of West Indians on the reina,...

Yes we carried lots of West Indians on the reina, third class, they were very naive, but the children on sunday mornings were all dressed in their best gear for the church service. Also remember one...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 6th February 2009, 16:01
Replies: 135
Views: 56,509
Posted By sailingday
I did a few trips on the Dundrum Bay (51/52),...

I did a few trips on the Dundrum Bay (51/52), lanaghans of belfast, mad crew from the skipper down, but loads of fun.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 58

 


Support SN


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.