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Search: Posts Made By: Bob Hay
Forum: Ferries 1st March 2012, 22:44
Replies: 35
Views: 8,752
Posted By Bob Hay
Fascinating and intriguing stuff Linwood. Thanks...

Fascinating and intriguing stuff Linwood. Thanks for that.
Forum: Ferries 22nd February 2012, 00:28
Replies: 35
Views: 8,752
Posted By Bob Hay
I've just remembered it was Alec Munro was the...

I've just remembered it was Alec Munro was the Chief on the Hebrides not MacLeod.
Forum: Ferries 21st February 2012, 07:08
Replies: 35
Views: 8,752
Posted By Bob Hay
I did a few weeks stint as Relief 2nd Engineer on...

I did a few weeks stint as Relief 2nd Engineer on the Hebrides in 1965 and had the time of my life despite the middle of winter. the ship was designed to evacuate the Islanders in event of nuclear...
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 21st February 2012, 06:50
Replies: 17
Views: 8,208
Posted By Bob Hay
Seems to be several thread on here re Booth Line...

Seems to be several thread on here re Booth Line overlapping with Lamport and Holt. In the Forum search box, type in Booth Line or Lamport and Holt.
All you old Lamport and Holt guys might be...
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 21st February 2012, 03:07
Replies: 74
Views: 20,643
Posted By Bob Hay
Engineering Super (or Assisant) for Lamport's and...

Engineering Super (or Assisant) for Lamport's and Booth's in the 60's was Mr Clatworthy. Smashing bloke. Was Ken Clements foreman for their shore gang? Bloke with a limp full of good intentions but...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 21st February 2012, 00:20
Replies: 175
Views: 46,932
Posted By Bob Hay
Just looking at my discharge book and found I was...

Just looking at my discharge book and found I was on the Boniface for only a few weeks bringing her round from Rotterdam to Liverpool Nov/Dec 64.

Any you blokes remember an incident in Belem...
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 20th February 2012, 00:38
Replies: 74
Views: 20,643
Posted By Bob Hay
All you old Lamport and Holt guys might be...

All you old Lamport and Holt guys might be interested in a book of the company's fleet and history.
You wouldn't believe I picked it up in a second hand book shop in Busselton Western Australia last...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 20th February 2012, 00:18
Replies: 175
Views: 46,932
Posted By Bob Hay
Hi Duquesa and Caffj, these are the times I was...

Hi Duquesa and Caffj, these are the times I was on Booth boats.
Viajero April 59- April 60 as 4th Engineer
Basil Dec 60- Feb 61 as 3rd
Valiente Oct 61 -June 63 as 2nd
Boniface Nov...
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 20th February 2012, 00:00
Replies: 74
Views: 20,643
Posted By Bob Hay
Hi John. I'm sure you were the lecky on the...

Hi John. I'm sure you were the lecky on the Rubens when I joined her in London August 57 for my first sea voyage (and light ship to Montreal was bloody rough). Mylcreest was the skipper and the old...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 18th February 2012, 04:54
Replies: 175
Views: 46,932
Posted By Bob Hay
Great site this. Started as Junior Engineer on...

Great site this. Started as Junior Engineer on Rubens in 57, then over the years up till 64 on Raeburn(Colorado Star), Devis, Delius,Viajero, Raphael,Basil,Valiente,Dryden, Boniface.
A mixture of...
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 18th February 2012, 04:47
Replies: 74
Views: 20,643
Posted By Bob Hay
Great site this. Started as Junior Engineer on...

Great site this. Started as Junior Engineer on Rubens on that first nightmare run to Canada in 57, then over the years up till 64 on Raeburn(Colorado Star), Devis, Delius,Viajero,...
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