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Search: Posts Made By: andybogle
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 1st October 2012, 16:52
Replies: 54
Views: 21,505
Posted By andybogle
Hi Chris. I assume you are talking about...

Hi Chris. I assume you are talking about Gardline's Recorder rather than the Decca Recorder (ex-Clearwater). I remember the latter limping in to Aberdeen one time with a bridge window broken and one...
Forum: Ship Research 30th April 2012, 01:16
Replies: 10
Views: 2,099
Posted By andybogle
At the launch the Queen actually said "I name...

At the launch the Queen actually said "I name this ship Queen Elizabeth 2".
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 26th April 2012, 14:08
Replies: 31
Views: 9,908
Posted By andybogle
Thanks for memories Nav (and what a great memory...

Thanks for memories Nav (and what a great memory you have!). I feel I must know you. I too worked on the Borgholm as a Shell rep and made my first dive in a Pisces vehicle from that ship. Bob Fisher...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 24th April 2012, 23:47
Replies: 31
Views: 9,908
Posted By andybogle
Hi John. Remember me, Andy Bogle? I was Survey...

Hi John. Remember me, Andy Bogle? I was Survey Manager at BOL back in 1980-81.
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 24th April 2012, 13:24
Replies: 54
Views: 21,505
Posted By andybogle
The Decca man Yahoo site was unfortunetly...

The Decca man Yahoo site was unfortunetly abandoned a couple of years ago. Roger Baseford did an excellent job but didn't have the time to manage it any more. Someone put up a second site but it was...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 24th April 2012, 13:22
Replies: 54
Views: 21,505
Posted By andybogle
I remember the Benbridge well. She was an...

I remember the Benbridge well. She was an ex-north Sea pilot vessel and had this huge lounge which was great for parties! We were invited on board one night in Aberdeen and duly arrived after the...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 24th April 2012, 13:10
Replies: 54
Views: 21,505
Posted By andybogle
I am new to this site and was intigued by the...

I am new to this site and was intigued by the posts on the Decca Survey fleet. I am an ex-Decca surveyor and spent many days bouncing around the North Sea on their survey ships. The original ships,...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 24th April 2012, 12:57
Replies: 20
Views: 9,929
Posted By andybogle
I sailed on the Max Reiman, an ex East German...

I sailed on the Max Reiman, an ex East German trawler, as a Decca surveyor. Mike Davenport met us on the quay before we were due to sail to put a rig on position off Le Havre in the Bay of Biscay....
Forum: Say Hello 24th April 2012, 12:32
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By andybogle
Hello

I'm Andy Bogle and I live in Brenham, Texas. They say that old sailors walk inland with an oar over their shoulder until someone asks them, "What's that you're carrying on your shoulder?" That's...
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