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Search: Posts Made By: lakercapt
Forum: The Galley 13th October 2008, 14:37
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Posted By lakercapt
Its our Thanksgiving today where we serve Roast...

Its our Thanksgiving today where we serve Roast turkey.
Seem to remember it was always Roast Tom Turkey with chipolatta sause but memory fails as I don't know what that was.
Forum: The Galley 19th February 2008, 18:56
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
Sailed from Italy with a full load of stores (we...

Sailed from Italy with a full load of stores (we were told) on Ropners
s.s. Ingleby to Newport News to load for Rotterdam.
Past Gibralter and several days into Atlantic got a change of orders to...
Forum: The Galley 1st December 2007, 22:01
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
Guess they never changed since I sailed with them...

Guess they never changed since I sailed with them in the 50's.
It was duff that kept us going. What won't fatten will fill.
Bill R
Forum: The Galley 14th August 2007, 15:02
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
I think that the chief stewards AKA the grocer...

I think that the chief stewards AKA the grocer had great poetic liscense and used to look up dictionaries to find obscure meaning to load their menus and make the most aweful muck sound interesting!!
Forum: The Galley 4th July 2006, 01:13
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
Maybe one of your Ships Cook memebers would shre...

Maybe one of your Ships Cook memebers would shre their recipe for "Duff" as I survived on that when sailing with Ropners. What won't fatten will fill was the saying.
Even had a bet with one...
Forum: The Galley 17th February 2006, 22:16
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
I commented earlier about BOT lime juice. It...

I commented earlier about BOT lime juice.
It had to be kept in the bond locker as it contained 10% alcohol.
Found out that mixing it with "Four Bells Rum" and a little sugar made an excellent...
Forum: The Galley 30th December 2005, 14:59
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
Yes most did feed better than the BOT allowance...

Yes most did feed better than the BOT allowance but on occassion when the stores were low you went on "your wack"
Forum: The Galley 21st December 2005, 15:03
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
Board of Trade Lime Juice. Brings back...

Board of Trade Lime Juice.
Brings back memoiries that stuff. Was 10% alchol and had to be keep in the bonded store.
Main purpose that it was still required to be on board was as an anti-scabotic...
Forum: The Galley 4th December 2005, 16:41
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
When we have curry as a side dish there is Dhal. ...

When we have curry as a side dish there is Dhal.
Make it with lentils,green and yellow split peas and differant types of peas brought in an Indian store. There are plenty of them in Brampton...
Forum: The Galley 28th November 2005, 20:52
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
I don't think that anone has mentioned that old...

I don't think that anone has mentioned that old breakfast treat!
Bubble and squeek.
God awaful stuff using last evenings potatoes and cabbage.
Called bubble and squeek as that was the noise it...
Forum: The Galley 22nd November 2005, 16:55
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
The list that was displayed on board ships was a...

The list that was displayed on board ships was a copy of the ships agreement (articles) and that showed the minimum (chief stewards thought it was maximum) food allowances with permitted substitutes....
Forum: The Galley 22nd November 2005, 03:06
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
Wasn't kegerre a rice and curry dish served at...

Wasn't kegerre a rice and curry dish served at breakfast?
Forum: The Galley 21st November 2005, 21:07
Replies: 703
Views: 98,029
Posted By lakercapt
Serving my time in Ropners was not in the same...

Serving my time in Ropners was not in the same world as good feeding (except for my last voyage on "Daleby" which had 12 passengers and we ate in the saloon.)
Thing I remember was the DUFF we were...
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