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Search: Posts Made By: Benium
Forum: Bulk Carriers 10th March 2020, 22:20
Replies: 37
Views: 14,279
Posted By Benium
I was r/o on the Gothland in 1968 or 1969. Just...

I was r/o on the Gothland in 1968 or 1969. Just one voyage, from U.K. Tyneside? to Nouadibhou, Mauritania. (Memory like a Swiss cheese!). Swallowed the anchor shortly after that voyage to get...
Forum: Say Hello 5th September 2015, 01:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,278
Posted By Benium
Great news! I managed to discover the name of the...

Great news! I managed to discover the name of the R/O on the Baron Elphinstone in November 1937.
His name was Ernest Anderson, born 1918 in Dublin.
He was in the Merchant Navy from 1936 till 1938,...
Forum: Say Hello 5th August 2015, 21:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,278
Posted By Benium
Hi Brian, Tks for your reply. I suspect 'Binky'...

Hi Brian, Tks for your reply. I suspect 'Binky' is a pet name used by family members only, but I'm only guessing. D/L is my hometown also. I attended Atlantic College in 1963/64 timeframe. Tks again,...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 4th August 2015, 23:37
Replies: 102
Views: 57,556
Posted By Benium
Great stories I must say. Thanks for sharing. I...

Great stories I must say. Thanks for sharing.
I was a trainee R/O on the Makurdi Palm/GHGJ in 1965 I think it was.
Unusually the ship called into Capetown on my first trip. I went ashore with a...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 4th August 2015, 22:53
Replies: 44
Views: 15,126
Posted By Benium
Hi Phil, Looks like we were shipmates on the...

Hi Phil,
Looks like we were shipmates on the Huntsville in 65/66.
I was the very young Irish R/O on her, joined her in Liverpool for a 6 month trip that turned out to be a 15 month trip, going...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 4th August 2015, 10:04
Replies: 67
Views: 26,655
Posted By Benium
Hi Tiachapman, Tks for your reply, however I...

Hi Tiachapman, Tks for your reply, however I don't understand it.(POP)
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 3rd August 2015, 23:15
Replies: 67
Views: 26,655
Posted By Benium
Hi all, Can anyone help with an ID of the R/O...

Hi all,
Can anyone help with an ID of the
R/O on the Baron Elphinstone in Nov 1937.
She was in Porto Ferrajo, Italy.
Going to Istanbul, Russia, Baltimore, Glasgow.
He was in his early twenties,...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd August 2015, 22:54
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By Benium
Hi All

Hello,
I'm looking forward to participating on this marvellous website.
Apologies for asking a question on my first post.
I saw the Admin's guideline having already posted. Sorry Admin.

So, I...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd August 2015, 22:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,278
Posted By Benium
What's the scurvy knaves name?

I just come aboard see?
And I'm alookin for a scurvy knave......aaaarh.
And I'll ave his liver so I will........aaaarh.
He be in Davy Jones locker see?
So,.........I won't be avin his liver after...
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