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Search: Posts Made By: awateah2
Forum: Dredgers 9th July 2016, 22:59
Replies: 10
Views: 3,359
Posted By awateah2
The Sand Dart became Pen Dart in 1964 then Arco...

The Sand Dart became Pen Dart in 1964 then Arco Dart in 1973. Sold to Greek owners in 1978 and renamed Irini then Skorpios in 1989. Only broken up in the last couple of years. Her two near sisters...
Forum: Ship Research 9th April 2016, 16:53
Replies: 18
Views: 6,600
Posted By awateah2
There is already a thread on S.N. about this...

There is already a thread on S.N. about this vessel posted by Trevor Page on 21st October 2007. regards
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 12th October 2014, 18:40
Replies: 33
Views: 13,685
Posted By awateah2
Sailed as 3rd & 2nd Mate on the La Colina 1973,...

Sailed as 3rd & 2nd Mate on the La Colina 1973, Murmansk, Kirkenes, Narvik to Workington. The Masters were George Towell, Peter Oxtoby and Paddy Shiels. then on to Gearbulk then coasting on the ships...
Forum: Tankers 24th May 2014, 13:03
Replies: 48
Views: 18,313
Posted By awateah2
You are very welcome, Ian

You are very welcome, Ian
Forum: Tankers 24th May 2014, 12:25
Replies: 48
Views: 18,313
Posted By awateah2
Esso Buffalo

If you go to to 'The old ship picture galleries' website there are two photos of 'Esso Buffalo' one in wartime colours and another under Esso colours
Regards
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 31st March 2014, 01:12
Replies: 11
Views: 3,709
Posted By awateah2
Ben 27, managed to contact Murdo McNab...

Ben 27,
managed to contact Murdo McNab apprentice with Stanhope SS co. He is now a Buddhist Monk in the NW of England. We were together in Jack Billmeir's yacht 'Aronia'. He went away in the...
Forum: Ben Line 23rd November 2013, 23:03
Replies: 19
Views: 4,192
Posted By awateah2
Good Luck ,hope all goes well for you.

Good Luck ,hope all goes well for you.
Forum: Dredgers 1st September 2013, 21:17
Replies: 111
Views: 38,305
Posted By awateah2
Hi was chatting with friends that knew Frank and...

Hi was chatting with friends that knew Frank and we could not agree on his age, Any ideas ???????????? regards
Forum: Histories 17th August 2012, 13:56
Replies: 11
Views: 5,699
Posted By awateah2
The Dieppe Raid

Sunday August 19th marks the 70th anniversary of the infamous Dieppe raid where so many young Canadians lost their lives on what was considered a pointless exercise. This Sunday on the History ...
Forum: Coasters 6th November 2011, 12:24
Replies: 200
Views: 41,794
Posted By awateah2
I sailed with H.J. Kearns in 1961 when he was...

I sailed with H.J. Kearns in 1961 when he was Master of the 'Aptity'
a good man. I believe he was an ex B.T.C. Apprentice.
Forum: The Radio Room 4th September 2011, 19:00
Replies: 47
Views: 7,064
Posted By awateah2
Pabst 'Blue Ribbon' and Blue Ribbon 'Dry' still...

Pabst 'Blue Ribbon' and Blue Ribbon 'Dry' still one of the biggest sellers in Quebec province !!!! at 64p (UK) a bottle ,it is a bargain !!!!!
Forum: Ship Research 28th June 2011, 01:13
Replies: 12
Views: 3,548
Posted By awateah2
William Sloan's 'Tay' was sold in 1968 and became...

William Sloan's 'Tay' was sold in 1968 and became 'Charalambos'. I remember seeing her in Shoreham in 1970. Became 'Erica' in 1973 and was wrecked 15 th May 1973. Galati - Hull (Timber) Her end as...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 5th March 2011, 12:31
Replies: 5
Views: 6,508
Posted By awateah2
'Christopher M' owned by a totally different...

'Christopher M' owned by a totally different company. Thomas J. Metcalf (Metcalf Motor Coaster Ltd) of London & Gravesend, Kent.Taken over by Coe's of Liverpool and finally absorbed into Fishers of...
Forum: Dredgers 17th August 2010, 11:11
Replies: 111
Views: 38,305
Posted By awateah2
Know the feeling Roger !!!! I will send you a PM...

Know the feeling Roger !!!! I will send you a PM later today Regards
Forum: Dredgers 17th August 2010, 10:24
Replies: 111
Views: 38,305
Posted By awateah2
If I remember correctly it was 'Roedskjar' Danish...

If I remember correctly it was 'Roedskjar' Danish by origin I believe. Jack Upperton is certainly a name from the past along with Riley, Toby, Enner, Boxer and Teddy all gone by now I suppose !!! ...
Forum: Dredgers 16th August 2010, 21:38
Replies: 111
Views: 38,305
Posted By awateah2
Sailed in the 'Bankstone' as 2nd Mate 1968,...

Sailed in the 'Bankstone' as 2nd Mate 1968, Master Robert McCartney Kane.Later sailed as Mate in the 'Deepstone' with Bob Tanner and also as Mate / Relief Master in the 'Wightstone' with Frank...
Forum: Royal Navy 16th July 2010, 03:17
Replies: 54
Views: 8,513
Posted By awateah2
The submarine that was used in the movie was I...

The submarine that was used in the movie was I believe HMS Scythian, I visited her in Shoreham around 1956 as a schoolboy when she paid a courtesy visit and our Sea Cadet Commander relayed this...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 11th April 2010, 23:54
Replies: 28
Views: 2,816
Posted By awateah2
As a boy in early post war Britain ,soup was a...

As a boy in early post war Britain ,soup was a meal !!!!! It was not until I went to sea that I discovered that a main course followed it !!!!!!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 28th January 2010, 22:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By awateah2
Sadly Bob passed away a few years ago at home in...

Sadly Bob passed away a few years ago at home in Oneroa, Waiheke Island. I was in NZ last year with his brother Danny who is Master with Arklow Shipping and also a member of S.N. The other brother is...
Forum: Ship Research 15th December 2009, 17:32
Replies: 25
Views: 3,881
Posted By awateah2
I thought it was only mandatory for vessel over...

I thought it was only mandatory for vessel over 150 ft in length as per the Regulations for prevention of collisions at sea Rule 2 as was ?????
Forum: Dredgers 28th October 2009, 12:45
Replies: 71
Views: 19,546
Posted By awateah2
Sailed with Bob as Mate in 'Pen Avon' & 'Pen...

Sailed with Bob as Mate in 'Pen Avon' & 'Pen Adur' late 60's. I believe he lived in Brighton.Is he still around ? Regards
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 7th October 2009, 13:57
Replies: 58
Views: 25,181
Posted By awateah2
'Anserava' ex 'Grey Goose'

'Anserava' ex 'Grey Goose'
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 23rd August 2009, 01:28
Replies: 32
Views: 3,106
Posted By awateah2
Hurricane 'Juan'

I was 'Day Sailing' around Macnabs Island September 28th 2003.We managed to get moored at the Arnedale Yacht Club a couple of hours before 'Juan' hit Halifax, a night to remember. What a mess !!!!!...
Forum: Say Hello 15th June 2009, 01:01
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By awateah2
Fully understood Robert. I met Mr Hadlow some...

Fully understood Robert. I met Mr Hadlow some time later when he had the 'Adroity'. Thanks & regards
Forum: Say Hello 14th June 2009, 23:10
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By awateah2
Robert, I sailed with Capt Kearns on the...

Robert,
I sailed with Capt Kearns on the 'Aptity' for a year 1961-62. Jack Hadlow was Mate. What ever became of Capt Kearns ?? I believe he was from Paisley & an ex B.T.C. Apprentice ???
Regards
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