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Search: Posts Made By: morky1
Forum: Passenger Liners 5th December 2018, 10:30
Replies: 83
Views: 23,511
Posted By morky1
I have a feeling that the old Chusan did a trip...

I have a feeling that the old Chusan did a trip or two for Max Wilson, I sailed with a 2nd cook from Belfast called Chunky Cardwell who had been on these cruises
Forum: The Galley 4th December 2018, 13:41
Replies: 89
Views: 17,546
Posted By morky1
Don't know if this story is b/s or not, but there...

Don't know if this story is b/s or not, but there was a cook on the STA Winston Churchill who always put kippers on for bfst first morning at sea, reckoned no-one ate for a day or so and kept his...
Forum: The Galley 4th December 2018, 13:21
Replies: 41
Views: 13,765
Posted By morky1
Good old plate powder, P&O lines anded up banning...

Good old plate powder, P&O lines anded up banning it on liners in the blate sixties because of constant outbreaks of 'wingers revenge ' amongst rude punters LOL
Forum: The Galley 4th December 2018, 13:06
Replies: 84
Views: 22,476
Posted By morky1
'alf a pound of lard and flour, makes a tiddy...

'alf a pound of lard and flour, makes a tiddy oggie,
all the more for you and me, cor bugger Janner ...
Forum: The Galley 4th December 2018, 12:54
Replies: 48
Views: 11,624
Posted By morky1
Welsh cakes anyone ?

Welsh cakes anyone ?
Forum: The Galley 4th December 2018, 12:36
Replies: 23
Views: 6,611
Posted By morky1
I doubt there has ever been a galley designed by...

I doubt there has ever been a galley designed by someone who had to work in it, except the Endeavour (replica) designed and built in Fremantle WA
Forum: The Galley 4th December 2018, 12:04
Replies: 116
Views: 30,155
Posted By morky1
I was caterer on the Sailing vessel STS Leeuwin...

I was caterer on the Sailing vessel STS Leeuwin and the master (Chris Blake ) had a party trick on rounds day in the trainees quarters, he would don a rubber glove and reach into the S-bend,...
Forum: The Galley 4th December 2018, 11:58
Replies: 66
Views: 22,386
Posted By morky1
Sailed on P&O with Brian Kettle from Hull, a...

Sailed on P&O with Brian Kettle from Hull, a brilliant cook and a workaholic, worked with him again in Oz in the eighties on a Mcdermott's construction Barge (DB29 ? )I was Ch Cookm and he was Camp...
Forum: The Galley 4th December 2018, 11:37
Replies: 3
Views: 1,729
Posted By morky1
Most vessels I worked on the crew were always...

Most vessels I worked on the crew were always more knowledgeable than the cook, their mums and wives were better cooks and you were only as good as your last meal, nothing has changed, at least in...
Forum: The Galley 4th December 2018, 11:28
Replies: 27
Views: 5,839
Posted By morky1
Whompers ! As a 3rd/2nd cook on the Himalaya back...

Whompers ! As a 3rd/2nd cook on the Himalaya back in the 60's we laid the mince mixture, loaded with crap to bulk it up, but with Trevor the camp 2nd chef it was entertaining as we moulded and...
Forum: The Radio Room 29th September 2018, 04:47
Replies: 345
Views: 89,578
Posted By morky1
The Bomb Shelter in Tilbury, barely qualifies as...

The Bomb Shelter in Tilbury, barely qualifies as a bar, but interesting, The Tangle Inn, Singapore, Monty's in Sydney (now yuppified ), the Edinburgh Castle in San Francisco
Forum: Tall ships 29th September 2018, 04:36
Replies: 93
Views: 29,980
Posted By morky1
My wife and I were very good mates with Capt...

My wife and I were very good mates with Capt Gilbert Inkster , he has ailed on the Pamir in 1945 from NZ to Vancouver, real tough old seaman, but a dry bugger always with a twinkle in his eye, I had...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 29th September 2018, 04:28
Replies: 19
Views: 7,030
Posted By morky1
I was shore-based Ch Steward for Glomar, based...

I was shore-based Ch Steward for Glomar, based in Nelson in 1975, we had the Glomar Tasman drilling all over the place, wildcatting for Burmah Oil, the Penrod 64 was brought into Milford Sound for...
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