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Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th February 2019, 04:14
Replies: 114
Views: 33,322
Posted By davemac
I sailed with 'Aussie' McGrail in the late...

I sailed with 'Aussie' McGrail in the late 60's/early 70's on the Voyageur and Discoverer - I liked him a lot - he was C/O and I 2nd/3rd.
Never knew why he was referred to as Aussie/Ozzie, as he...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th February 2019, 01:52
Replies: 114
Views: 33,322
Posted By davemac
I sailed with 'Aussie' McGrail in the late...

I sailed with 'Aussie' McGrail in the late 60's/early 70's on the Voyageur and Discoverer - I liked him a lot - he was C/O and I 2nd/3rd.
Never knew why he was referred to as Aussie/Ozzie, as he...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 8th November 2017, 21:37
Replies: 6
Views: 2,170
Posted By davemac
Doesn't work for me either☹️

Doesn't work for me either☹️
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th May 2015, 18:13
Replies: 251
Views: 62,553
Posted By davemac
Thanks for the Seanews' Martin - very interesting...

Thanks for the Seanews' Martin - very interesting reading! Does anyone have any older versions available....1970 - 1972?
Dave.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 31st July 2014, 16:54
Replies: 36
Views: 8,925
Posted By davemac
When were you on the VH and Discoverer John? - I...

When were you on the VH and Discoverer John? - I was 3rd mate on the VH on her maiden voyage from Japan, and on the Discoverer's maiden voyage in (I think) '71
Forum: Say Hello 31st July 2014, 16:36
Replies: 9
Views: 2,750
Posted By davemac
I did one trip as a deck cadet on the Derby in...

I did one trip as a deck cadet on the Derby in 1965 to the Persian Gulf, but cant remember much about it!
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 16th November 2009, 15:22
Replies: 36
Views: 8,925
Posted By davemac
time fades memories!

Hi Ian - according to my watchkeeping book I was on the Voyageur Nov 70 (Roberts) to Feb 71, then with Richardson for one voyage, the Roberts again until Jeavons took over her in late april 71 - I...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 16th November 2009, 15:13
Replies: 36
Views: 8,925
Posted By davemac
voyageur

Hi Mike - I think I remember you! I joined her in nov 70 - that was her maiden voyage I believe?
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 16th November 2009, 15:08
Replies: 36
Views: 8,925
Posted By davemac
Oak & Discoverer

According to my watchkeeping book, I was on the 'Oak' April 69 - March 70, and on the 'Discoverer' July 71 to Dec 71 then swallowed the anchor! Had a wonderful time with CP compared with Blu Flu and...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 11th November 2009, 18:13
Replies: 36
Views: 8,925
Posted By davemac
Voyageur

Hi dave - when were you on the Voyageur with Jeavons? I was on her with Jeavie in 72 as 2/O
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 11th November 2009, 18:08
Replies: 36
Views: 8,925
Posted By davemac
Discoverer & Van Horne

Hi John - looks like we missed eachother by a couple of years - I did the maiden voyage on the "Toilet ship" in 72 as 2/O and the Discoverer and Voyageur likewise before swallowing the anchor in 72...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 12th May 2009, 01:54
Replies: 3
Views: 3,024
Posted By davemac
A great nostalgic photo

I was on her too - in her old colours and the new, and the original and extended version!
Dave.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 30th December 2007, 15:02
Replies: 83
Views: 16,706
Posted By davemac
Mao's badges etc

Interesting site! Haven't logged on for a while.
I was 3/0 on the Diomed in the winter of '67 in China.....we only had 4 days cargo but were kept there for the best part of a month. We received...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 15th February 2007, 21:19
Replies: 24
Views: 5,675
Posted By davemac
yes Rivet, I met Paul when i was in the UK a...

yes Rivet, I met Paul when i was in the UK a couple of years ago! Yes, I was on her on the double-header in 63? I remember raiding the Nicolas? (or Alex) Bowater one night and throwing all removable...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 27th December 2006, 19:14
Replies: 24
Views: 5,675
Posted By davemac
Hi Dave - sorry, havent been on here for a...

Hi Dave - sorry, havent been on here for a while.....the guy 5th from Rt is 'Twitch' Middleton (cadet captain) and on his left shoulder is 'Laddie' (something!) - they were both deck.....the guy that...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 3rd June 2006, 03:41
Replies: 24
Views: 5,675
Posted By davemac
Rakaia '62 - '64

Thought it might interest some old Rakaia cadets - some misc photos from 62 - 64 - the originals were from slides - not great quality I'm afraid! I do have several more.
Dave.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 28th May 2006, 15:57
Replies: 114
Views: 33,322
Posted By davemac
CP Nostalgia

Hi there all old CP shipmates - nice to see some recognisable names there after all these years. I just recently found the site so still trying to figure out how to navigate around it!
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Forum: Say Hello 22nd August 2005, 20:02
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By davemac
Smile New Member

Hi - just came across this site today and thought it looked fascinating. I'll do more research later when I find more time!
D.
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