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Search: Posts Made By: Laurie Ridyard
Forum: Say Hello 19th March 2020, 10:14
Replies: 26
Views: 721
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Danny ? Danny ??? Who or what the f*** is Danny...

Danny ? Danny ??? Who or what the f*** is Danny ?

Please elaborate as I have never heard of " Danny".

Can't find any pics

Where is it based ?

ATB
Forum: P & O 2nd March 2020, 16:57
Replies: 43
Views: 4,462
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
I left Hains because of a detestable Ol' Man ...

I left Hains because of a detestable Ol' Man S.O. Watkins and equally detestable Mate Dodds, who tried to get me sacked when I was an Apprentice.

ATB

Laurie.
Forum: Coasters 14th February 2020, 08:49
Replies: 10
Views: 2,253
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Hello !Check with https://www.uboat.net/ to find...

Hello !Check with https://www.uboat.net/ to find if any of those v/Ls were sunk by Uboats. At least 2 were.

ATB

Laurie.
Forum: Coasters 14th February 2020, 08:46
Replies: 10
Views: 2,253
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Full info on the sinking of the above two vessels...

Full info on the sinking of the above two vessels and the Uboot can be found here....

https://www.uboat.net/boats/successes/u201.html

ATB


Laurie.
Forum: The Engine Room 2nd February 2020, 09:10
Replies: 41
Views: 6,853
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
I was on deck, but I'll stick my bit in...

I was on deck, but I'll stick my bit in here.....

I sailed on mostly Doxfords, but as a Deck App., I did one trip on
S.S. " Treglisson ", a triple expansion with exhaust steam turbine...
Forum: Say Hello 25th January 2020, 23:53
Replies: 19
Views: 2,315
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Hi ! Found this.... ...

Hi !
Found this....
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1745601

ATB

Laurie

PS Just seen your comments there. Very rusty.... must have been going through ice.
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd January 2020, 23:03
Replies: 53
Views: 4,249
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Hains SS Co always put TVs on board in port. ...

Hains SS Co always put TVs on board in port.

I particularly remember we we had one when doing repairs in Tokyo.

A Japanese version of " Saturday Night at the London Palladium " came on , and...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 18th January 2020, 16:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Ha ! I always reply to spam or junk mail with.......

Ha ! I always reply to spam or junk mail with....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-xbpVCIcTc

ATB


Laurie
Forum: Ship Research 16th January 2020, 23:42
Replies: 17
Views: 1,171
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Ha ! I have a good story of somebody who jumped...

Ha ! I have a good story of somebody who jumped ship...

You did not give an Email address to contact you.

ATB

Laurie.
Forum: Say Hello 6th January 2020, 22:55
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Hain SS Co. started in St. Ives in Cornwall. ...

Hain SS Co. started in St. Ives in Cornwall.

There is a book called Hain of St. Ives, which gives a complete history of the company and has pictures of all their ships. I bought a copy in St....
Forum: Say Hello 10th November 2019, 09:08
Replies: 2
Hi
Views: 398
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rblYSKz_VnI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rblYSKz_VnI
Forum: Say Hello 15th October 2019, 07:52
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
There is a Palm Line Site on Facebook. ...

There is a Palm Line Site on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/722674291272803/

ATB

Laurie
Forum: The Radio Room 7th September 2019, 17:17
Replies: 178
Views: 40,664
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
The Peese Artistes I have come across always...

The Peese Artistes I have come across always drank in their cabins or ashore, with the exception of the one with the female R/O.

That had a bar, and everybody but the Lecky and me were nutcase ...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th September 2019, 15:17
Replies: 178
Views: 40,664
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Aye ?

Aye ?
Forum: The Radio Room 4th September 2019, 23:05
Replies: 178
Views: 40,664
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
That was over 40 years ago. They were such a...

That was over 40 years ago.

They were such a pair of Peeese Artistes, they probably long ago succumbed to the effects cirrhosis of the liver.

For my part, my parents taught me the evils of...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd September 2019, 08:45
Replies: 178
Views: 40,664
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
I sailed with a female R/O in 1975. She and her...

I sailed with a female R/O in 1975. She and her BF the C/O were a pair of Scottish peese artistes

She would get drunk, pick an argument with her BF , then start crying, Apparently she wanted to...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th August 2019, 08:54
Replies: 18
Views: 2,724
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Not really. Here is a FB exchange.... ...

Not really. Here is a FB exchange....



Laurie Ridyard She was a passenger on a boat.. Jimmy describes it as " epic ".


Laurie Ridyard The only " exceptionally long and arduous task or...
Forum: Say Hello 14th August 2019, 15:10
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Never heard of it . Are you sure you have the...

Never heard of it . Are you sure you have the right spelling ?

What was the name of the operating company ?

ATB

Laurie
Forum: P & O 5th August 2019, 08:54
Replies: 43
Views: 4,462
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Beechwood

I have two photos of MT " Beechwood ". In neither of them was she at anchor. Here is the one I have on my FB Page..... I did one trip on her.Lousy ship Piss Artiste of a Master. Useless Mate & 2/0. I...
Forum: P & O 4th August 2019, 23:25
Replies: 43
Views: 4,462
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
The extra tonnage was due to the raised fo'c'sle,...

The extra tonnage was due to the raised fo'c'sle, at which time ( C 1967/8 ) a bulbous bow of sorts was added. This was because of new rules , which meant the loaded draft was increased. I was on a...
Forum: P & O 3rd August 2019, 23:01
Replies: 43
Views: 4,462
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
The , " Tremayne " and " Tremorvah " built C...

The , " Tremayne " and " Tremorvah " built C 1952 -4 were not sisters to the " Tremeadow " " Trevaylor " , " Trecarrel " and " Trecarne ", all built C 1958 - 9. The latter ships had air...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 8th June 2019, 15:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
The NHS could do with some US input ..... E.G. ...

The NHS could do with some US input ..... E.G. the CDC and the Truth about so called sex change.

ATB

Laurie
Forum: Tall ships 15th May 2019, 07:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Aahhaa ! Jim ! Lad ! Shiver me timbers ! ...

Aahhaa ! Jim ! Lad ! Shiver me timbers !

That is not a yacht ! It's a square rigged ship.

ATB


Laurie
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 13th May 2019, 22:33
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
I was always a great fan. I met my wife when...

I was always a great fan.

I met my wife when I was 19 and she was 16. She looked quite a bit like Doris Day !
...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 11th May 2019, 11:29
Replies: 14
Views: 2,036
Posted By Laurie Ridyard
Does anybody recall John " Lofty " Ward ? ...

Does anybody recall John " Lofty " Ward ?

He joined Hain SS Co. in 1961 , from HMS " Worecester " and I did 2 trips with himon MV " Trecarne ".

ATB

Laurie.
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