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Search: Posts Made By: ARRANMAN35
Forum: Ship Research 16th October 2013, 19:24
Replies: 10
Views: 3,861
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Prospero

Hi,
This could have been originally a tanker called Norscot, part owned and managed by J & J Denholm built on the Clyde by Connel's around 1954.
Not exactly a luxury in the ER, under the Greek...
Forum: J & J Denholm 14th October 2013, 19:27
Replies: 63
Views: 11,047
Posted By ARRANMAN35
The Denholm MacDonald Masters

Only sailed with one, on the Craigallian, do not think that it was the Black Duncan reffered to, my fading memory recalls that he did not endear himself to the engineer crowd and others when he...
Forum: The Engine Room 17th August 2013, 12:36
Replies: 29
Views: 9,617
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Hi, My experience is only with oil fired scotch...

Hi,
My experience is only with oil fired scotch boilers, the drill was to carry out the process slowly but continually until pressure was showing. small tips in the burners and they would be fired...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th August 2013, 16:41
Replies: 1
Views: 1,103
Posted By ARRANMAN35
m.t. Norscot

Hi, anybody on site that sailed on her in the first 9 months in 1959.

Cheers
Archie
Forum: Bulk Carriers 30th March 2013, 16:34
Replies: 365
Views: 115,091
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Iron Ore Carriers re Dunblane

Hi Malky,
She was originally the Redcar of Bolton Steamship Co.
on her departure from J&J she became Ady. Do not know how long she lasted.

Archie
Forum: J & J Denholm 19th December 2012, 14:55
Replies: 11
Views: 1,975
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Wishing all members Seasons Greetings where ere...

Wishing all members Seasons Greetings where ere ye be, still at hame of faur awa across the sea.
Archie.
Forum: Ships No More 1st June 2012, 10:16
Replies: 10
Views: 4,616
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Hi Nev, Nothing to do with your...

Hi Nev,
Nothing to do with your question, just to say that I worked on her
during her construction in the mid fifties during my apprenticeship.

Archie.
Forum: The Engine Room 30th April 2012, 17:30
Replies: 11
Views: 4,671
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Hi, Never was involved in any fire in the...

Hi,
Never was involved in any fire in the ER during my time at sea,
as you say it would have been spotted by the watch keepers and no
doubt dealt with promptly. No "comfort" of the control...
Forum: The Engine Room 4th April 2012, 19:05
Replies: 85
Views: 29,171
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Doxford Three Legged

Teb advised of the Carronpark and Lylepark of Denholms, in addition
managed by them were:
Arisaig
Clarkavon
Clarkeden
Craigallian
...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 26th December 2011, 16:40
Replies: 16
Views: 4,405
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Ardrossan Harbour 1905 1920

Hi,
Apologies for the "bum steer" regarding Ardrossan Ships, there was indeed a web site, now gone, which documented vessels and movements in the Ardrosan Dockyard. I am afraid that I cannot...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 23rd December 2011, 15:02
Replies: 16
Views: 4,405
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Ardrossan Harbour 1905 - 1920

Hi,
A web site Ardrossan Ships may yield some info that you reqire.
I expect by having a "shoogle" on Google you could get access.
Sorry not to have been more specific and helpful.
...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 29th October 2011, 15:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,333
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Hi, Still have all my "digitals" intact,...

Hi,
Still have all my "digitals" intact, had to ensure that the crank webs were coming to you and then moving away, not a problem at 68 rpm.
Donkey greasers were a joy to behold, oil could and...
Forum: Ship Research 15th August 2011, 16:38
Replies: 4
Views: 1,700
Posted By ARRANMAN35
SS Ormsary

Hi Kev,
Did not sail with that very well known individual, relieved him in Middlesboro in 1960. I believe when they ran ouit of steamships he changed over to motor.

Archie.
Forum: Ship Research 15th August 2011, 15:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1,700
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Hi Banni, Did some steam time on...

Hi Banni,
Did some steam time on her in 1960, she remained in the
J&J Denholm fleet all her working life. Sixteen years on a BISCO charter was not bad going for the old girl. Fifteen...
Forum: The Engine Room 28th May 2011, 16:38
Replies: 33
Views: 5,014
Posted By ARRANMAN35
2/e

Petee,
Aye right, on the nail. Nowadays it the comfort of a control room.
UMS did away with the "joys" of watchkeeping.
Archie.
Forum: Say Hello 16th December 2010, 17:13
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By ARRANMAN35
m.v. Needles

Hi John,
She became the Wellpark a unit of the J &J Denholm
company. You may be able to get a photograph of her as such
here on site.

Archie
Forum: Bulk Carriers 28th September 2010, 18:48
Replies: 365
Views: 115,091
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Naess Pioneer

Hi,
Sold to Greek owners in 1973, broken up, after a severe fire,
at Santander in 1979.

Archie.
Forum: J & J Denholm 29th June 2010, 11:07
Replies: 865
Views: 194,866
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Denholm Ships

Hi Albatross,

Sailed on three vessels you mentioned during your
time frame, may have served with you during that
period.
...
Forum: Ship Research 15th April 2010, 19:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Natali

Aye dinnae ken whit we wid dae withoot him, maybe its the guid Scottish millet
he chews oan an nae doot enjoys.
Archie.
Forum: Ship Research 14th April 2010, 11:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Marconi Sahib and Angus, Thanks for the info,...

Marconi Sahib and Angus, Thanks for the info, will follow up on the advice.
On anothwer note, The A/C wid be flat oot in sunny tropical Troon the last few days, glad to hear that you are still...
Forum: Ship Research 13th April 2010, 18:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Natali

Looking for info on the above vessel, IMO No 8203543, built 1983, cuurently
in the Russian register. I would like to know more about her past, she is rather
an odd vessel with a stern door and...
Forum: Cunard 7th December 2009, 12:28
Replies: 32
Views: 4,159
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Perth Amboy

Hi,
Went there in 1959 on a few occasions from Curacao on a Shell chartered
tanker. It is in or near New Jersey.

My recall is now fading, however I think that we were bunkering a...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th November 2009, 19:26
Replies: 75
Views: 28,055
Posted By ARRANMAN35
Worst Engineer I have encountered

Many years ago whilst serving as 3/E on a T/E steamer, on coming down to take over the watch, the 4/E informed me that he could not keep the water out of the three boilers.
His remedy was to stop...
Forum: Say Hello 24th October 2009, 19:33
Replies: 9
Views: 2,286
Posted By ARRANMAN35
My experiences on mv Border Minstrel

Hi Bitzn,
I was on her for that trip, joined in Hamburg late Feb 1957, after egine
repairs, she had run back from Aussie on 5 cylinders.
Went out to Sabine Pass and loaded for Finnart...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 13th September 2009, 17:01
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By ARRANMAN35
FR 249 Forever Grateful

Hi Shipmate 17,

Many thanks for the link it provides all the details.

Archie
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