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Search: Posts Made By: 2newfie
Forum: Nautical Colleges 10th January 2019, 20:37
Replies: 93
Views: 30,087
Posted By 2newfie
He's still alive and kicking in Newfoundland

He's still alive and kicking in Newfoundland
Forum: Nautical Colleges 18th October 2018, 20:14
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
Hall took over Maintop,thus the Houses became...

Hall took over Maintop,thus the Houses became Johnsons,Corners,Halls and Hansons and later Orwell & Berners were added.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 17th October 2018, 20:23
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
Right section from...

Right section from right-R.Gould-DK-DK-DK-B.Workman-P.Croucher-J.Scarborough-N.Gould-DK-F.Moughton-DK-DK-I.McCulloch. Centre section 2nd row up from right Staff...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 16th October 2018, 20:17
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
From memory,top row middle section from...

From memory,top row middle section from left-unknown-B.Bass-G.Bicknell-F.Corbett-Harding-Davies-DK-Dk-T.Day-DK-Gordon-Smith-R.Boyce.Will work on the others.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th November 2014, 02:11
Replies: 1,019
Views: 237,945
Posted By 2newfie
He went to work at Buckingham Palace

He went to work at Buckingham Palace
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 18th January 2014, 01:07
Replies: 28
Views: 10,480
Posted By 2newfie
I think it is the Helmwood

I think it is the Helmwood
Forum: Colliers 27th April 2013, 01:12
Replies: 23
Views: 14,377
Posted By 2newfie
The Deerwood of 1955 was however not an engine...

The Deerwood of 1955 was however not an engine amidships tramp but a raised quarterdeck geared bulk carrier.Also FF was taken over by Jessel Securities in the late 1960's and merged with Stevinson...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd December 2012, 02:20
Replies: 9
Views: 3,716
Posted By 2newfie
A lot of records are held at Memorial University...

A lot of records are held at Memorial University in St.Johns,Newfoundland
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 13th August 2012, 00:29
Replies: 28
Views: 10,480
Posted By 2newfie
The original funnel markings were WF but when...

The original funnel markings were WF but when they started going deep-sea it was changed to FF as this identified more with the company being known as France Fenwicks.

"I was there"
Forum: Nautical Colleges 7th April 2012, 02:15
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
This may be true of LNS but Woolverstone Hall was...

This may be true of LNS but Woolverstone Hall was run by the LCC so all pupils were from London .
Forum: Nautical Colleges 5th April 2012, 03:14
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
I remember some years after leaving...

I remember some years after leaving "Woolvo"sailing up the Orwell as Master of a small bulker and telling the Pilot how proud I was having attended Woolverstone Hall only to be informed it was a...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 31st March 2012, 02:16
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
Remember them well,but can't remember where they...

Remember them well,but can't remember where they went when LNS ended although I seem to remember an RN lorry taking them away
Forum: Nautical Colleges 29th March 2012, 02:14
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
I think the basketball happened at Woolverstone...

I think the basketball happened at Woolverstone Hall and was started by Shuttleworth the Maths Master and was frowned on by Taffy Evans the Sports Master because they wore ,in his words,inappropriate...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 12th February 2012, 02:40
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
There is an ex Marconi/Bank line sparks who was...

There is an ex Marconi/Bank line sparks who was also at Woolverstone named David Harrington.Don't know if you know him?
Forum: Nautical Colleges 11th February 2012, 02:26
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
Jim: On another forum you mentioned getting a...

Jim:
On another forum you mentioned getting a chit for kitting out at Monnerys,I to received the same chit and was told there was a fund for boys who entered the Merchant Navy which even carried...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 10th February 2012, 02:53
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
I remember Crout used to whack peoples desk with...

I remember Crout used to whack peoples desk with the rolled up wall maps if they weren't paying attention and I have known he chase a boy up the stairs walloping him with a golf club for forgetting...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 9th February 2012, 02:22
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
It was the first thing you heard as he marched...

It was the first thing you heard as he marched from one Nissen hut to another,and he always took up where he left off as he carried on from one hut to the next.As far as I remember only he and...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 8th February 2012, 03:26
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
We still had CPO Matthews getting us out of bed...

We still had CPO Matthews getting us out of bed but other than that everything nautical disappeared.We kept the sailing dinghys and did eventually get a Sea Cadet Corps going but it mainly became...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 7th February 2012, 03:24
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
Hansons was the other and they later added...

Hansons was the other and they later added Berners for !st years.I always the remember the Divisions on the road and the order that went out"RC'c and Jews fallout".I was quite willing to be one or...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 6th February 2012, 03:17
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
I was in Corners after LNS closed

I was in Corners after LNS closed
Forum: Nautical Colleges 5th February 2012, 02:58
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
Those are names that bring back memories.I left...

Those are names that bring back memories.I left to join the MN in 1955
Forum: Nautical Colleges 5th February 2012, 02:57
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
I was there for the first year of woolverstone...

I was there for the first year of woolverstone hall 6 dorm was foretop but was all alone by itself near to the shower block.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 3rd February 2012, 02:15
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
Our dorm monitor a chap called "Apples"Hepworth...

Our dorm monitor a chap called "Apples"Hepworth was one of those buglers.We were in Foretop Division.One of us newbies had to get up and open the window by his bed so that he could sound "Reveille"...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 1st February 2012, 03:19
Replies: 173
Views: 41,110
Posted By 2newfie
There are a couple of us who were there in 1950...

There are a couple of us who were there in 1950 as the forerunners of the LCC boarding school and so were there for the last year of LNS.We were in 6 dorm.
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 7th December 2011, 02:21
Replies: 3
Views: 2,109
Posted By 2newfie
Clymene

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