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Search: Posts Made By: Bernval
Forum: BP Shipping 25th July 2018, 12:38
Replies: 6
Views: 1,985
Posted By Bernval
Red face British Seafarer 1957 las palmas

Found this photo and I am Bernard Valentine-Slack Radio Officer at the time . Its me at Bottom right! Hope you don't mind me taking a copy of image.Thank You
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd October 2014, 22:48
Replies: 1
Views: 1,261
Posted By Bernval
Question SS Ramsay of theBolton Steamship Company

I am extremely grateful for all the responses to my previous posts, the results have been amazing. The above vessel was the fifth SS Ramsay built for this company in 1952 and sold in 1960. It is...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd October 2014, 22:33
Replies: 76
Views: 15,629
Posted By Bernval
Smile Thanks

Thanks for the confirmation Hugh.
Regards
Bernard
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd October 2014, 10:49
Replies: 76
Views: 15,629
Posted By Bernval
Smile Mv Freetown

Many thanks Hugh for the reply. I have since found that E D re-used this name again in 1964. Can I dare to ask if your reference to MV Freetown is for the first one? If so I am now down to one...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th October 2014, 22:14
Replies: 76
Views: 15,629
Posted By Bernval
Thanks to everyone who responded so quickly to my...

Thanks to everyone who responded so quickly to my request. I have just 3 left to identify and I include a bit more info as they were all off UK lists by 1960.

MV Freetown was originally Greystoke...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th October 2014, 21:54
Replies: 76
Views: 15,629
Posted By Bernval
Many Thanks David for the confirmation for SS...

Many Thanks David for the confirmation for SS Fidentia.
Regards
Bernard
Forum: The Radio Room 20th October 2014, 13:22
Replies: 76
Views: 15,629
Posted By Bernval
Call Signs

Many thanks John for your reply. It's very much appreciated.
Regards
Bernard
Forum: The Radio Room 20th October 2014, 12:24
Replies: 76
Views: 15,629
Posted By Bernval
Thanks

Many thanks Alastair. Ref. the Br. Victory call sign, I don't remember why some were 'M' call signs, it's come as a bit of a shock.
Regards
Bernard
Forum: The Radio Room 20th October 2014, 12:19
Replies: 76
Views: 15,629
Posted By Bernval
Fidentia

Thanks for the reply. According to my Discharge Book stamp it is SS Fidentia. We sailed from Newport with Coal to Buenos Aries (at about 8 knots!) and back from Rosario and Bahia Blanca with wheat....
Forum: The Radio Room 19th October 2014, 21:25
Replies: 76
Views: 15,629
Posted By Bernval
Question Ships Callsigns

I am writing a summary of my time as a R/O (1957-62) at the request of my Grandsons. I kept detailed info on my ships (Foreign and Coastal Relief) journeys and distances but have lost my reference to...
Forum: Ship Research 19th October 2014, 00:29
Replies: 10
Views: 2,776
Posted By Bernval
Smile SS Sandhoe

Hi Backsplice. I know this is somewhat belated but if you are still interested I have a picture of the Sandhoe.
Forum: Say Hello 25th April 2011, 12:36
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By Bernval
Smile Hello from Bernval

Ex Radio Officer. Trained by Marconi Marine at AST Hamble Sept1955-1957. Served with Marconi until signed up to BP Tankers in 1959. Left the sea Aug 1962 for family reasons. Spent 26 years in the...
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