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Search: Posts Made By: stevie burgess
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 20th August 2019, 00:10
Replies: 65
Views: 23,658
Posted By stevie burgess
I sailed with Scottish Ship Management...My first...

I sailed with Scottish Ship Management...My first trip was maiden voyage on Cape Rodney 1976 then Cape Horn and briefly on Baron Renfrew. Had a great time with a good bunch of lads and a couple of...
Forum: Bank Line 15th July 2019, 02:39
Replies: 26
Views: 2,781
Posted By stevie burgess
For me it was the Kiwi coast and great times but...

For me it was the Kiwi coast and great times but also Japan and especially Kobe as we used to drydock there but also Kure as i joined a new build there and had many good times.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 31st March 2019, 00:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By stevie burgess
Just had a look at this and seems quite...

Just had a look at this and seems quite interesting. Loved trying to tune into local stations when we got near land. Thanks for the link sparkie2182 much appreciated.
Forum: Say Hello 6th January 2019, 23:35
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By stevie burgess
Hi Keith, Welcome to SN. I didn't sail with you...

Hi Keith, Welcome to SN. I didn't sail with you of course as i only went to sea in 1976 but i joined OCL in 1977 and was there until 1998...saw a lot of changes over the years there i must say but it...
Forum: Ship Research 8th October 2018, 01:16
Replies: 120
Views: 43,091
Posted By stevie burgess
Checked on Marine Traffic and she's still at sea...

Checked on Marine Traffic and she's still at sea and in Tripoli at the moment.
Forum: Ship Research 8th October 2018, 00:25
Replies: 120
Views: 43,091
Posted By stevie burgess
I believe she was still on the go early last year...

I believe she was still on the go early last year under that name and converted to a suger beet carrier...i do have a photo of her converted. I did maiden voyage on her and it was also my first trip...
Forum: Say Hello 25th March 2018, 00:40
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By stevie burgess
Welcome aboard Wangi and enjoy the site. I have...

Welcome aboard Wangi and enjoy the site. I have been at sea for 42 years myself. You will find lots of interests on here so enjoy.
Forum: The Radio Room 6th March 2018, 01:39
Replies: 48
Views: 5,650
Posted By stevie burgess
Not to worry Charlie but i'm quite sure it was...

Not to worry Charlie but i'm quite sure it was '68-'69 winter...was some heap of snow and a few snowmen made in the garden on the week of school haha!
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd March 2018, 01:29
Replies: 48
Views: 5,650
Posted By stevie burgess
What year was that Charlie? I lived in Milton for...

What year was that Charlie? I lived in Milton for about a year before moving into Wick,i was just a kid then 9 years old but remember a heavy fall of snow and it would have been 1968 or 69 and the...
Forum: The Radio Room 1st February 2018, 00:23
Replies: 12
Views: 2,036
Posted By stevie burgess
I never sailed with Billy Wallace but i sailed...

I never sailed with Billy Wallace but i sailed with one of his son's,was told he was a really nice guy. RIP Billy
Forum: The Galley 24th August 2017, 00:47
Replies: 43
Views: 6,191
Posted By stevie burgess
We had a new cook join the ferry a few years ago...

We had a new cook join the ferry a few years ago and i asked her one day...what's on the menu tonight cookie and she replied...its fish kiev! Well i had never heard of it before but it was actually...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 28th July 2017, 00:02
Replies: 297
Views: 78,999
Posted By stevie burgess
Thats certainly a eye opener for me as i never...

Thats certainly a eye opener for me as i never guessed he was that way inclined!!
Forum: Say Hello 11th February 2017, 00:16
Replies: 6
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Views: 626
Posted By stevie burgess
Hi Ray, Welcome to SN mate. How are you doing? I...

Hi Ray, Welcome to SN mate. How are you doing? I was with them from '77-'98 and best years of my life at sea. You are on the Bayboat site are you not? Lots of the lads on there.
Forum: Shaw Savill 12th December 2016, 23:49
Replies: 24
Views: 4,809
Posted By stevie burgess
Ian...I am so sorry to hear of your brother...

Ian...I am so sorry to hear of your brother Sandy's passing and my deepest condolences. Captain Murison was certainly a gentleman and a great Captain. I will treasure the oil painting that he did for...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 11th November 2016, 23:46
Replies: 65
Views: 23,658
Posted By stevie burgess
Hi Ron, I wonder if it was you that recruited me...

Hi Ron, I wonder if it was you that recruited me in March '76? Joined Cape Rodney in Govan,was maiden voyage. Just had another look at the SSM site a few days ago and its been updated a bit and...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th October 2015, 01:44
Replies: 11
Views: 2,776
Posted By stevie burgess
I remember on the Liverpool bay class when i was...

I remember on the Liverpool bay class when i was first on them in the early 80's they used to say once we cleared Suez homeward bound...not long now lads 4 to the rock and 2 to the dock! Must have...
Forum: The Engine Room 26th August 2015, 00:06
Replies: 11
Views: 2,776
Posted By stevie burgess
I was told that the baby bays consumption was...

I was told that the baby bays consumption was about 220 tons per day but i could be wrong though.
Forum: Shaw Savill 11th July 2015, 00:09
Replies: 24
Views: 4,809
Posted By stevie burgess
Well i'm guessing it's the same Captain that i...

Well i'm guessing it's the same Captain that i sailed with firstly with Container Fleets Ltd on "S.S Flinders Bay" '77-'78 followed by "Resolution Bay" '80 and again on same ship '82-'83. Capt Sandy...
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd June 2015, 23:43
Replies: 96
Views: 13,282
Posted By stevie burgess
Wow ccurtis1 i haven't seen basol since i first...

Wow ccurtis1 i haven't seen basol since i first went to sea in the mid 70's and i believe it got banned.
Forum: Container Vessels 3rd May 2015, 01:39
Replies: 31
Views: 12,865
Posted By stevie burgess
dannic...It was "Kowloon Bay" that ran aground on...

dannic...It was "Kowloon Bay" that ran aground on Rondo Island on 24th Nov '89. I did the next voyage on her after she had been fixed up...there was some real extensive damage done including bow...
Forum: Say Hello 30th April 2015, 00:22
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By stevie burgess
Hi bern1e, I served with OCL from '77 - '98...

Hi bern1e, I served with OCL from '77 - '98 although the company name changed a few times over the years!
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th January 2015, 00:41
Replies: 23
Views: 3,521
Posted By stevie burgess
Really annoy me them lot no end especially early...

Really annoy me them lot no end especially early evening when i'm having 40 winks after dinner so they usually get a Foxtrot Oscar or Papa Oscar!
Forum: Say Hello 22nd September 2014, 01:24
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By stevie burgess
Hi Klnichol, Welcome to SN. I know some of the...

Hi Klnichol, Welcome to SN. I know some of the lads that sailed on the Dennison boats and there is some photo's in the gallery,just type in the name of the coaster in the search box. Happy hunting.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 23rd June 2014, 00:35
Replies: 11
Views: 3,638
Posted By stevie burgess
Well remember the licky tomato bar Tony but that...

Well remember the licky tomato bar Tony but that was about 20 years ago now,had some great nights up the road in the Moto Machi but can't remember the names of the bars now!
Forum: The Engine Room 13th March 2014, 01:13
Replies: 56
Views: 8,540
Posted By stevie burgess
Well said Derek...i was just a mere deckie on the...

Well said Derek...i was just a mere deckie on the box boats but we were gp's and had to muck in with the engineers when overhauling and we always regarded it as doing a unit. Wasn't just over excited...
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