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Search: Posts Made By: david freeman
Forum: Ship Research 4th August 2019, 16:20
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By david freeman
The American right hand down, steer to...

The American right hand down, steer to starboard, and the old sidewinders in the fishing industry with gallows on the portside { where the fishing gear was shot from], so the steering oar was free...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd August 2019, 07:34
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By david freeman
Did not? Maynards in the UK produce a toffee...

Did not? Maynards in the UK produce a toffee sweetie or mint? My mind and memory have gone blank trying to recall the jars of sweeties in the local tuck shop, and the name of the sweetie, was it...
Forum: Tugs 28th July 2019, 09:29
Replies: 44
Views: 1,832
Posted By david freeman
St Andrews Fish Dock Hull in the 70's ha two TID,...

St Andrews Fish Dock Hull in the 70's ha two TID, that were voith synder propelled. The names for the two tugs escape me?? Memory???
Forum: Tankers 24th July 2019, 08:30
Replies: 128
Views: 41,239
Posted By david freeman
thanks my memory is shot!

thanks my memory is shot!
Forum: Tankers 23rd July 2019, 15:29
Replies: 128
Views: 41,239
Posted By david freeman
In my career within the marine industry during...

In my career within the marine industry during the 70's I am aware of a Huntings super 'Jim'? who was an ex examiner of engineers at the Gosforth Dp.Tp office, and was a student/lecturer at Kings...
Forum: Ship Research 7th July 2019, 08:08
Replies: 40
Views: 2,449
Posted By david freeman
This is just about correct. I am suprised no deck...

This is just about correct. I am suprised no deck cadet/officer has commented on this subject, and the swinging of the compass after drydock or off gibraltra.
If memory serves me correctly the...
Forum: Ship Research 30th June 2019, 16:48
Replies: 53
Views: 3,695
Posted By david freeman
i just wonder what is the problem is there one? ...

i just wonder what is the problem is there one?
I have worked in my younger days for a shipping company of european management, managing many vessels under various flag states and in saying this,...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd June 2019, 20:52
Replies: 53
Views: 3,695
Posted By david freeman
BP Tankers were subscribers to WALPORT, and the...

BP Tankers were subscribers to WALPORT, and the bx of three films, usually an A film, and two B horse operas, there was more of John Waynes horse droppings on the main deck, than wet hankies shedding...
Forum: Ship Research 11th June 2019, 08:43
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By david freeman
A little bit cruel, but I suspect true on the wet...

A little bit cruel, but I suspect true on the wet fishers: However the facorty trawlers may be a little more organised, But what lovely fish eaten? not to be sold on the market?
Was the cook from...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th June 2019, 17:47
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By david freeman
was the tintagell castle the humber paddle...

was the tintagell castle the humber paddle steamer ferry in its day? and does she now lie on the Thames?
AM i thinking of the tatersell castle? on the Humber/new holland -Hull ferry?
It is the fish...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th June 2019, 17:44
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By david freeman
was the tintagell castle the humber paddle...

was the tintagell castle the humber paddle steamer ferry in its day? and does she now lie on the Thames?
Forum: Say Hello 5th June 2019, 11:15
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By david freeman
Bill good morning, do not be put off by us the...

Bill good morning, do not be put off by us the smooth curly haired Navy Types MN and RN. Somewhere in the back of my mind in the 60's I sailed with a PO rating who actually sailed under army colours,...
Forum: The Engine Room 11th May 2019, 12:03
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By david freeman
quite a voyage in my old age, almost in heaven

quite a voyage in my old age, almost in heaven
Forum: Say Hello 6th May 2019, 08:17
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By david freeman
Well well i thought when you quoted telgrapgh you...

Well well i thought when you quoted telgrapgh you meant back copies of the old union mno???
I think igot the right 'rag' but maybe the wrong titlle fo the merchant navy and airline pilots union...
Forum: Say Hello 5th May 2019, 09:34
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By david freeman
phew!!!! I just wonder, having perused the...

phew!!!! I just wonder, having perused the conditions of this survey, and the strict order in which each question is asked, and its appertaining to Hong Kong waters, and not navigational skills in...
Forum: Say Hello 1st May 2019, 08:29
Replies: 11
Views: 1,280
Posted By david freeman
Hi a stray note, but have you tried the boy...

Hi a stray note, but have you tried the boy scouts girl guide association history archieves they may have something? Lady olive baden powell, maybe the vessel was named after her??
Forum: Fishing Vessels 28th April 2019, 19:02
Replies: 17
Views: 1,282
Posted By david freeman
thanks for that?

thanks for that?
Forum: Fishing Vessels 27th April 2019, 15:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,282
Posted By david freeman
your again ring bells from my past in the...

your again ring bells from my past in the shipping industry, and the fishing industry?? I believe there was in the period prior to 70,s 80,s a regisistered fishing company with london as it...
Forum: Ship Research 27th April 2019, 15:14
Replies: 22
Views: 2,354
Posted By david freeman
hello, this is if i think it is a bell clapper...

hello, this is if i think it is a bell clapper for a large cast iron bell. I am hesitant to say a ships bell, as these were usually bronze/brass and mounted on the ships prow for ringing and...
Forum: Ship Research 27th April 2019, 15:11
Replies: 22
Views: 2,354
Posted By david freeman
hello, this is if i think it is a bell clapper...

hello, this is if i think it is a bell clapper for a large cast iron bell. I am hesitant to say a ships bell, as these were usually bronze/brass and mounted on the ships prow for ringing and...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 25th April 2019, 12:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,282
Posted By david freeman
Hi! just wonder what this MARRS vessel is?? By...

Hi! just wonder what this MARRS vessel is?? By her name a fishing vessel, but what kind???
I go back to 1972-4 and the design of stern trawlers by the likes built in Beverly and Hessel, for the...
Forum: Say Hello 14th April 2019, 08:32
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By david freeman
hi, good morning in my day 61 the ond was an exam...

hi, good morning in my day 61 the ond was an exam set by thd college with an overal pass mark of 50 percent, with any one subject minimum pass 40 percent i n any one of the two years end of term...
Forum: BP Shipping 25th March 2019, 09:25
Replies: 6
Views: 2,545
Posted By david freeman
If my memory seves me correctly? Mr clark served...

If my memory seves me correctly? Mr clark served during Wii on tankers, and was assigned to the malta convoys? I do not know if he was on the tanker =""ohio""= but i am sure like many young men...
Forum: Ship Research 19th March 2019, 08:39
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By david freeman
Kathleen, was there not or is there not an "...

Kathleen, was there not or is there not an " Irish ballard" i take you home Kathleen, or words to that effect.
I sailed as a j/e with s geordie/ teesider j/e who had in the last port of call...
Forum: Say Hello 12th March 2019, 14:51
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By david freeman
A future

Now you old timers, and todays sea marine industry?a poser,please.
The international car industry is all excited, and appears to be embracing all electric propulsion!
Now the marine industry of...
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