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Search: Posts Made By: Robinj
Forum: The Radio Room 17th February 2019, 10:53
Replies: 12
Views: 2,021
Posted By Robinj
The Egidia definitely had IMR gear in 1961 my...

The Egidia definitely had IMR gear in 1961 my first ship.
Forum: The Radio Room 16th March 2018, 11:51
Replies: 349
Views: 93,769
Posted By Robinj
Hi, I believe you sailed with my brother Roger...

Hi, I believe you sailed with my brother Roger who could tell us a tale or two about what you got up to.
Forum: The Radio Room 16th March 2018, 11:40
Replies: 349
Views: 93,769
Posted By Robinj
Firemans Arms Cape Town(still going strong), plus...

Firemans Arms Cape Town(still going strong), plus His Fathers Mustache Greenwich New York and plenty of others.
Forum: The Radio Room 16th February 2018, 10:48
Replies: 12
Views: 2,183
Posted By Robinj
By that callsign brings back memories my first...

By that callsign brings back memories my first ship as junior R/O.
Forum: Say Hello 17th December 2017, 11:35
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By Robinj
Hi Dave, Funnily enough you are the only one I...

Hi Dave, Funnily enough you are the only one I remember don't ask why. Probably because when I got assigned to the QE your name came up and Brookes Bar came to mind. Unfortunately only got a week On...
Forum: Say Hello 10th December 2017, 10:47
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By Robinj
Hi Dave, Remember you from Brookes Bar Radio...

Hi Dave, Remember you from Brookes Bar Radio College. Missed you on the Queen, joined her for a week, got transfered because another R/O died in New York. You were on leave that trip. Regards Robin
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd February 2016, 11:41
Replies: 234
Views: 48,052
Posted By Robinj
Whilst serving on the S.A. Huguenot I met a...

Whilst serving on the S.A. Huguenot I met a couple of the guys working at ZSC and these were definitely not TN. Was actually offere a job but turned it down.
Forum: Tramp Steamers 26th October 2015, 11:55
Replies: 28
Views: 11,268
Posted By Robinj
Garthdale ex-Frumenton bought for just the one...

Garthdale ex-Frumenton bought for just the one trip to Argentina 1963.
Forum: The Radio Room 15th February 2014, 11:15
Replies: 12
Views: 2,097
Posted By Robinj
59/60

59/60
Forum: The Radio Room 21st November 2013, 11:22
Replies: 13
Views: 2,719
Posted By Robinj
Remember the Old IMR54. Fitted on almost all the...

Remember the Old IMR54. Fitted on almost all the ships I sailed. Once the linkage on the waveband changer broke and was a bugger to fix.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 29th December 2012, 11:41
Replies: 9
Views: 2,331
Posted By Robinj
Hi Ian I was the R/O on the Sidonia from May 1964...

Hi Ian I was the R/O on the Sidonia from May 1964 until Aug 1965 so it seems we will have sailed together. Hope you are keeping well and have yourself a great New Year. Robin
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 31st May 2012, 11:36
Replies: 11
Views: 4,510
Posted By Robinj
Remember it as a great place spent many a night...

Remember it as a great place spent many a night there in the early 60's, before we moved on to the more seedy places.
Forum: Shell 15th May 2012, 08:18
Replies: 2
Views: 1,934
Posted By Robinj
I was the last R/O on the Frenulina, spent 9...

I was the last R/O on the Frenulina, spent 9 months on her and had a terrific time around all the smaller Indonesian isles until she was laid up in Singapore March 1962.
Forum: Ship Research 12th May 2012, 05:20
Replies: 38
Views: 7,977
Posted By Robinj
I also visited the NMM a few years ago and like...

I also visited the NMM a few years ago and like everybody else was terribly disa ppointed. There is a very good Nautical Museum in Madrid if anyone gets the chance to visit.
Forum: Say Hello 19th April 2012, 11:46
Replies: 7
Views: 2,062
Posted By Robinj
Hi Mike, I was R/O on Oredian Jan -Apr 1964 ...

Hi Mike, I was R/O on Oredian Jan -Apr 1964
Oregis Oct/65 - Mar/66
Orelia Jan/68 - Apr/68
Any Help Regards Robin Smith
Forum: Shell 8th March 2012, 11:44
Replies: 165
Views: 81,148
Posted By Robinj
We used to get this on the Frenulina although not...

We used to get this on the Frenulina although not a bad feeder it was always great. Wasn,t there another Goreng done with noodles instead of rice.
Forum: Say Hello 4th February 2012, 15:05
Replies: 21
Views: 4,914
Posted By Robinj
Cane Spirit mixed with some sort of sparkling...

Cane Spirit mixed with some sort of sparkling Lemon couldn't get enough of the stuff, but dynamite. Brought a bottle home a few years ago after a visit.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th January 2012, 11:39
Replies: 2
Views: 1,280
Posted By Robinj
Hi Brian, His daughter used to be a member of SN...

Hi Brian, His daughter used to be a member of SN I don't know if she still is. I will send you a PM with her last known e-mail address. He was senior R/O when I met you on the Egidia. Robin
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th December 2011, 11:12
Replies: 43
Views: 13,708
Posted By Robinj
Hi Brian, Good to hear from you will send a PM. I...

Hi Brian, Good to hear from you will send a PM. I will always remember my first trip to sea on the Egidia and I think you were onw of apprentices. Robin
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 17th October 2011, 10:16
Replies: 31
Views: 17,651
Posted By Robinj
We always favoured the Firemans Arms which I...

We always favoured the Firemans Arms which I believe is still going.
Forum: The Radio Room 31st August 2011, 13:30
Replies: 22
Views: 3,306
Posted By Robinj
In 1960 my pay was 38 per month with IMRC

In 1960 my pay was 38 per month with IMRC
Forum: Bulk Carriers 27th July 2011, 10:03
Replies: 25
Views: 7,584
Posted By Robinj
Used to do a Bauxite run from Trinidad to Mobile...

Used to do a Bauxite run from Trinidad to Mobile Alabama early 1963 on the Naess Clarion 'Denholms'
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th May 2011, 11:52
Replies: 46
Views: 6,870
Posted By Robinj
Only ever sailed on the Ore Carriers but enjoyed...

Only ever sailed on the Ore Carriers but enjoyed them all.
Forum: Tugs 19th May 2011, 11:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,957
Posted By Robinj
Like others before me. We used to dock in...

Like others before me. We used to dock in Brooklyn when with Safmarine and as you say cabs back were a nightmare. We used to go to HIS FATHERS MOUSTACHE in the village one of us called and got into...
Forum: Prince Line 10th March 2011, 12:02
Replies: 52
Views: 22,358
Posted By Robinj
Hi Pete, I also bought these DVD'S great arn't...

Hi Pete, I also bought these DVD'S great arn't they. One of my old ships the Norman Prince was shown, and a Houlders Ore Carrier I sailed on Three but not the one shown. Robin
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