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Forum: BP Shipping 16th March 2017, 00:48
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By gadgee
Bit on Rogue River here ...

Bit on Rogue River here

http://www.aukevisser.nl/t2tanker/id51.htm

AND

https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=13648&highlight=rogue+river
Forum: BP Shipping 18th January 2017, 22:13
Replies: 34
Views: 8,174
Posted By gadgee
British Kiwi May/June 1969 loaded Aden for...

British Kiwi May/June 1969 loaded Aden for Sattahib. Managed to get ashore by launch. I still have some excellent colour slides I took of a village with temple containing an impressive large gold...
Forum: Shaw Savill 18th December 2016, 17:29
Replies: 24
Views: 4,865
Posted By gadgee
Jamie - can you get the links to work in post 22...

Jamie - can you get the links to work in post 22 please??
Forum: BP Shipping 12th December 2016, 00:00
Replies: 49
Views: 9,755
Posted By gadgee
October 1971 inwards in the Thames on British...

October 1971 inwards in the Thames on British Seafarer during daylight from Venezuela to Isle of Grain in fog. In my cabin and heard and felt the crash. Went out on deck to see a small coaster...
Forum: Ferries 9th December 2016, 18:20
Replies: 1
Views: 1,075
Posted By gadgee
Did you know Simon Flitch? Did my 2nd Mates with...

Did you know Simon Flitch? Did my 2nd Mates with him in London in 1970. Think he worked on them out of Pegwell about then.
Forum: Shaw Savill 6th December 2016, 14:35
Replies: 24
Views: 4,865
Posted By gadgee
Very sorry to hear this and my sincere...

Very sorry to hear this and my sincere condolences. I enjoyed my time on the Star with him.
Forum: BP Shipping 26th November 2016, 15:11
Replies: 4
Views: 1,920
Posted By gadgee
We joined at Finnart on 4th Feb 1968 and after...

We joined at Finnart on 4th Feb 1968 and after discharge Jack was in at the deep end with a week alongside at Greenock for engine repairs! Sailed Greenock 12th Feb for Kharg via the Cape. We paid off...
Forum: BP Shipping 24th November 2016, 19:13
Replies: 4
Views: 1,920
Posted By gadgee
Remember the name. Think he was C/E on the Argosy...

Remember the name. Think he was C/E on the Argosy Feb to June 1968 when I did a trip as Nav Cadet. RIP Jack.
Forum: Say Hello 23rd November 2016, 23:01
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By gadgee
Hi Yvonne Welcome to this site. Hope you...

Hi Yvonne

Welcome to this site. Hope you find some old shipmates. There is also a Shaw Savill forum which you might consider browsing. Ocean Monarch gets mentioned a lot. See one link below. For...
Forum: Shaw Savill 19th November 2016, 20:04
Replies: 24
Views: 4,865
Posted By gadgee
Ian I am sorry to hear about Sandy Murison....

Ian

I am sorry to hear about Sandy Murison. I was Third Officer with him on Northern Star from December 1973 to May 1974. I was at the head of the gangway to welcome the Queen Mother when she came...
Forum: Shaw Savill 4th October 2016, 18:52
Replies: 20
Views: 7,862
Posted By gadgee
dogwtch I shall PM you.

dogwtch

I shall PM you.
Forum: BP Shipping 24th September 2016, 18:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By gadgee
Brooksy I also have the Ships Monthly you...

Brooksy
I also have the Ships Monthly you mention. I emailed Nicholas Leach the Editor about the front cover photo of British Beech and here is his reply -

Thanks for your email and comments - I...
Forum: Shaw Savill 19th September 2016, 17:21
Replies: 90
Views: 33,725
Posted By gadgee
This is the 1957 one - ...

This is the 1957 one -

https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/382604/title/tss-ocean-monarch/cat/520
Forum: Shaw Savill 18th September 2016, 23:51
Replies: 90
Views: 33,725
Posted By gadgee
Carol The Ocean Monarch featured in this...

Carol

The Ocean Monarch featured in this thread was not the 1957 one but one operated by Shaw Savill in the early 1970's. The Ocean Monarch of 1957 was owned by Furness Withy.
Forum: RNLI 16th September 2016, 20:42
Replies: 1
Views: 2,023
Posted By gadgee
You could ask them - ...

You could ask them -

https://rnli.org/Contact-us1/Pages/Contact-us.aspx
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th June 2016, 20:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,757
Posted By gadgee
Just interjecting but I use ESET and its very...

Just interjecting but I use ESET and its very good. Cost about 30 a year for two PCs but I think I get a discount for valued customer. Search for them on the internet.
Forum: Shaw Savill 3rd June 2016, 18:34
Replies: 35
Views: 7,546
Posted By gadgee
Pompeyfan "All I have is P.E. Ward as Chief...

Pompeyfan

"All I have is P.E. Ward as Chief Officer, nothing to say he was Lt Cmdr RNR"

Thanks. A Pat Ward was ChOff with me on the Star. I was 3rdOff. I remember dropping mail off to his...
Forum: Shaw Savill 2nd June 2016, 19:13
Replies: 35
Views: 7,546
Posted By gadgee
Pompeyfan "Does any of our Shaw Savill...

Pompeyfan

"Does any of our Shaw Savill members recognize any of the officers shown below on the front cover of the passenger list as posted in #11. I think some may have worked on other company...
Forum: BP Shipping 9th April 2016, 20:55
Replies: 4
Views: 1,511
Posted By gadgee
Nice photo here ...

Nice photo here

https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/318675/title/british-hussar/cat/503
Forum: Shaw Savill 9th March 2016, 22:50
Replies: 6
Views: 2,874
Posted By gadgee
A link to Alaric's picture here - ...

A link to Alaric's picture here -

https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/864626/title/southern-cross-and-nor/cat/520

By the way trickster I was Third Officer on Northern Star...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 24th February 2016, 23:25
Replies: 5
Views: 5,268
Posted By gadgee
The death has just been announced of Sir John...

The death has just been announced of Sir John Ropner aged 78 whose great grandfather was Sir Robert Ropner founder of the shipping company. The fortune made in shipping enabled the Ropners to buy...
Forum: Coasters 6th February 2016, 23:38
Replies: 200
Views: 43,526
Posted By gadgee
Patrick Sonority here = ...

Patrick

Sonority here =

https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/63287/title/m-vsonority26amp-3b-m-votter-bank/cat/517
Forum: BP Shipping 25th January 2016, 23:27
Replies: 28
Views: 4,968
Posted By gadgee
I was a BP Deck Apprentice/ 3rd Off from 1966 to...

I was a BP Deck Apprentice/ 3rd Off from 1966 to 71. His name was known to me but we never met. Sad news though. How old was he?
Forum: BP Shipping 24th January 2016, 21:48
Replies: 26
Views: 4,222
Posted By gadgee
Did three months Indian Coast on the Kiwi from...

Did three months Indian Coast on the Kiwi from September to November 1967 - Bombay, Kandla, Okha, Madras, Calcutta etc and she had no A/C.
Forum: BP Shipping 21st January 2016, 23:53
Replies: 80
Views: 21,092
Posted By gadgee
Took the Argosy into Birkenhead DD on June 18th...

Took the Argosy into Birkenhead DD on June 18th 1968. She emerged afterwards in the new company livery. The first one. I was third trip N/A.
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