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Forum: The Bridge 26th August 2019, 11:02
Replies: 48
Views: 6,081
Posted By inandaship
Ah! that reminds me of the time when in Lagos...

Ah! that reminds me of the time when in Lagos harbour taking the water density and then tipping the bucket over the side plus the Hydrometer!
Forum: The Radio Room 30th May 2019, 22:32
Replies: 345
Views: 90,782
Posted By inandaship
Brings back memories, well patronized by...

Brings back memories, well patronized by MacAndrews men in the mid sixties also Lusitania Bar seems to ring a bell.
Forum: Say Hello 3rd May 2019, 11:34
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By inandaship
2nd. Mate ICI vessel Lady Roslin 1973/74 out of...

2nd. Mate ICI vessel Lady Roslin 1973/74 out of Ardeer, vague memory stopped in Irish Sea by RN and boarded to be checked out while bound for Drogheda or Dundalk can't remember which it was at the...
Forum: Ship Research 10th February 2019, 09:16
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By inandaship
Have this picture on my wall, Liverpool Landing...

Have this picture on my wall, Liverpool Landing Stage 1920.
Forum: Coasters 22nd January 2019, 22:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By inandaship
Not unlike Denholms, Onesimus Dorey & Sons,...

Not unlike Denholms, Onesimus Dorey & Sons, Guernsey.
Forum: Coasters 5th October 2018, 09:58
Replies: 15
Views: 8,266
Posted By inandaship
I was 2nd. Mate Lairdscrest 1965 Ardrossan Derry....

I was 2nd. Mate Lairdscrest 1965 Ardrossan Derry. Always got back to Ardrossan about21.30 in the evening and it was a race to the pub for a pint before they closed, sometimes we made it and sometimes...
Forum: Say Hello 19th August 2018, 16:18
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By inandaship
Launched 15/10/1962, G. Brown & Co. Greenock.

Launched 15/10/1962, G. Brown & Co. Greenock.
Forum: J & J Denholm 31st May 2018, 17:40
Replies: 4
Views: 1,677
Posted By inandaship
A Thanksgiving Service for his life will be held...

A Thanksgiving Service for his life will be held at Rhu and Shandon Church on Friday 8th. June at 11.00am.
Forum: The Bridge 3rd May 2018, 10:44
Replies: 103
Views: 10,516
Posted By inandaship
Sailed with one or two Skippers who never used...

Sailed with one or two Skippers who never used charts it was all in their head, quite remarkable, the only time charts were used was for muggins here to see where he was going!(*))
Forum: The Bridge 2nd May 2018, 14:10
Replies: 103
Views: 10,516
Posted By inandaship
There is no Principles of Navigation paper ...

There is no Principles of Navigation paper requirement in Home Trade Certificates.
Forum: Ship Research 27th September 2017, 16:50
Replies: 43
Views: 9,942
Posted By inandaship
The Hill House in Helensburgh Basil, one of...

The Hill House in Helensburgh Basil, one of Charles Rennie MacIntosh's greatest works, built for Blackie the publisher in 1902 and attracts many visitors although not my cup of tea. Helensburgh the...
Forum: Ship Research 27th September 2017, 10:46
Replies: 43
Views: 9,942
Posted By inandaship
Not forgetting the Cafe Continental. The...

Not forgetting the Cafe Continental.
The Greenock Ocean Terminal is a staging post for Edinburgh (tattoo) Loch Lomond, Trossachs, Charles Rennie MacIntosh's Hill House, Helensburgh, etc.
Forum: Coasters 17th April 2017, 11:36
Replies: 34
Views: 7,764
Posted By inandaship
Never seen this documentary before Brian thanks...

Never seen this documentary before Brian thanks for posting, spent a lot of time on the Home Trade, hard work and no sleep but wouldn't have missed it for the world.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th February 2017, 11:03
Replies: 44
Views: 3,415
Posted By inandaship
The scariest I witnessed was about four years ago...

The scariest I witnessed was about four years ago when a small motor cruiser came alongside Helensburgh Pier, the port and strbd. side lights were reversed, I kid you not, on pointing this out it was...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 1st October 2016, 11:16
Replies: 108
Views: 57,890
Posted By inandaship
On completing the three month pre sea course at...

On completing the three month pre sea course at the Nav. School in John St. Glasgow in 1960 I went for an interview with H. Hogarth and got bawled out by the Marine Super for not having a sextant,...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 13th September 2016, 11:39
Replies: 37
Views: 8,908
Posted By inandaship
They were smart looking ships, went aboard the...

They were smart looking ships, went aboard the Nasia River in Takoradi harbour, the Mate I think it was had got married and the reception was held on board, I think this was around 1963.
Forum: The Engine Room 10th August 2016, 10:43
Replies: 43
Views: 4,535
Posted By inandaship
Yes, that was it, I spoke to a chap a couple of...

Yes, that was it, I spoke to a chap a couple of years ago he had been an engineer on I think the Rothesay Castle who were in the area at the time and put in to Las Palmas, he said it was not a pretty...
Forum: The Engine Room 10th August 2016, 09:13
Replies: 43
Views: 4,535
Posted By inandaship
Didn't the Capetown Castle have a crankcase...

Didn't the Capetown Castle have a crankcase explosion at Las Palmas with loss of life?
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th August 2016, 15:20
Replies: 172
Views: 43,632
Posted By inandaship
Not sure about that George, you would have...

Not sure about that George, you would have expected him to have at least some knowledge of a ship's lifeboat.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th August 2016, 11:45
Replies: 172
Views: 43,632
Posted By inandaship
Capt. Denne for Orals was not for the faint...

Capt. Denne for Orals was not for the faint hearted, asking a question on how I would lower and raise a telescopic topmast he was not entirely satisfied with my answer and told me to return in the...
Forum: Coasters 4th August 2016, 11:06
Replies: 33
Views: 5,827
Posted By inandaship
Lapthorn's 1992 trading UK-Near...

Lapthorn's 1992 trading UK-Near Continent,Skipper, Mate, three on deck one acting as Cook, no Engineers = 5. Fatigue was the name of the game!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th July 2016, 10:15
Replies: 23
Views: 3,795
Posted By inandaship
I was 2nd. Mate on the Eskwood 1965. Joined Blyth...

I was 2nd. Mate on the Eskwood 1965. Joined Blyth left Avonmouth. Don't remember much so long ago, loading bagged cement London River for Wilhelmshaven. Can't make out Capt. name in dis. book but can...
Forum: Bank Line 11th May 2016, 11:17
Replies: 85
Views: 13,385
Posted By inandaship
Reading the past posts brought back a few...

Reading the past posts brought back a few memories. Sailed on the Palacio 3rd. Mate 1967. Got sunburned on the beach in Tarragona, went to bullfight in Seville sickened by the experience and not my...
Forum: The Radio Room 7th March 2016, 09:36
Replies: 161
Views: 23,629
Posted By inandaship
Sailed on a coaster 1965, MNFV seems to stick in...

Sailed on a coaster 1965, MNFV seems to stick in my mind, Constantine's Eskwood? so long ago now.
Forum: Ship Research 22nd July 2015, 23:12
Replies: 15
Views: 3,051
Posted By inandaship
Hello Hugh, I will do, sadly Angus lost his...

Hello Hugh,

I will do, sadly Angus lost his beloved wife a few weeks ago so it is a particularly sad time for the family at the moment.

Rgs.

Inandaship
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