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Search: Posts Made By: loylobby
Forum: Shell 23rd April 2014, 21:10
Replies: 69
Views: 29,738
Posted By loylobby
Sorry to inform you that Captain Gordon T Prince...

Sorry to inform you that Captain Gordon T Prince died recently; it was in the Shell Pensioners Association magazine.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th December 2013, 15:47
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By loylobby
I think there were 2 separate Queen Ann Terrace...

I think there were 2 separate Queen Ann Terrace halls of residence; Chiefy Tozer was the warden in one and Pop Howard in the other.

Yes I know John Moxley and Simon Hall and of their exploits into...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 23rd December 2013, 07:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By loylobby
Hi, yes I certainly remember your name, if not...

Hi, yes I certainly remember your name, if not the face. I started Phase 1 in Plymouth in January 1970 and stayed in Queen Ann Terrace with Pop Howard as warden. Dave Seabrook was my "cabin leader"
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 21st December 2013, 22:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By loylobby
Won't be much help to you but I sailed with Sam...

Won't be much help to you but I sailed with Sam Pullen in 1979 on the Genota, think he was one of the 2/0s; he left the ship in dry dock in Japan....I am 99% sure that was to be his last trip with...
Forum: Shell 11th November 2013, 22:05
Replies: 26
Views: 11,105
Posted By loylobby
I sailed with your dad on the Paludina in 1978/79...

I sailed with your dad on the Paludina in 1978/79 and it was one of the best trips I have done; in no small part thanks to your dad. I joined in New York on very cold snowy Christmas morning. There...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 1st September 2013, 12:10
Replies: 13
Views: 2,571
Posted By loylobby
Sir David Frost passes away.

Sadly Sir David Frost has died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 74. He had just given a lecture/talk on the Queen Elizabeth.
Forum: Shell 15th June 2013, 09:03
Replies: 26
Views: 14,952
Posted By loylobby
Is this what you are looking for? Well worth a...

Is this what you are looking for? Well worth a look

http://www.helderline.nl/
Forum: Shell 5th September 2011, 07:41
Replies: 30
Views: 11,980
Posted By loylobby
Roger Smith, did he have blond hair and a bit of...

Roger Smith, did he have blond hair and a bit of a fitness freak who ran round the Lepeta's deck on Sunday. Did he also arrange for the "football pitch" surrounded by netting on the incinerator...
Forum: Shell 4th September 2011, 10:09
Replies: 30
Views: 11,980
Posted By loylobby
I am useless with remembering names and even if I...

I am useless with remembering names and even if I do remember them I can't remember which blooming ship it was on especially as I was on Lampas, Leonia, Lepeta. I do remember the self combusting...
Forum: Shell 4th September 2011, 09:37
Replies: 30
Views: 11,980
Posted By loylobby
Indeed it is I. 3/E's shouldn't lean across...

Indeed it is I. 3/E's shouldn't lean across superheated steam pipes when there is oil on their boiler suit legs. Are you this combusting person? If so how is the leg?
Forum: Shell 3rd September 2011, 11:05
Replies: 30
Views: 11,980
Posted By loylobby
Malta Drydock Crane Accident

I was the C/O on the Lepeta in Malta drydocks when the dockside crane collapsed in to the drydock. It really was a tragic accident. The Lepeta was not in the drydock, but adjacent to it, in a wet...
Forum: Shell 3rd September 2011, 09:52
Replies: 30
Views: 11,980
Posted By loylobby
Steve, I will look it out, (it is only 2 or 3 A4...

Steve, I will look it out, (it is only 2 or 3 A4 sheets) and let you know when I find it and then get your postal address by PM. Might take a while to find it though - it is in a "safe" place...
Forum: Bank Line 20th June 2011, 20:46
Replies: 9
Views: 2,152
Posted By loylobby
For days and nights we filled a first trippers...

For days and nights we filled a first trippers head with ghost stories then one night sent him up to the focsle to switch off some lights which had "accidently" been left on.

We had rigged up...
Forum: The Radio Room 12th June 2011, 10:28
Replies: 70
Views: 10,298
Posted By loylobby
I was born in the small fishing town of Wick and...

I was born in the small fishing town of Wick and when I was really young I was forever down at the harbour and always had a love of boats and the sea.
Later I went to secondary school in Thurso...
Forum: Tankers 22nd May 2011, 17:03
Replies: 0
Views: 912
Posted By loylobby
LNG Tankers - BBC prog

Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections BBC 2 Tonight Sunday 22 May at 1810.

About the technology that allows LNG to be carried at sea. May be worth a watch, probably contain lots of...
Forum: Shell 17th May 2011, 20:20
Replies: 13
Views: 4,125
Posted By loylobby
Thanks for that link Archie2009

Thanks for that link Archie2009
Forum: Shell 14th May 2011, 19:56
Replies: 26
Views: 6,390
Posted By loylobby
Thanks for the varied replies. Movie...

Thanks for the varied replies.

Movie nights and chow sometimes caused problems if it was a long film. The movie started at about 1630 to allow 12-4 engineers to get showered; stopped at 1730...
Forum: Shell 13th May 2011, 07:54
Replies: 26
Views: 6,390
Posted By loylobby
Chow Relief

Does anyone remember the "good old days" when the 3rd mate and the 4/E had to do chow relief for the C/O and 2/E at evening meal time.

The evening meal was 1730 to 1830, all the junior rabble...
Forum: RNLI 11th September 2010, 08:34
Replies: 7
Views: 1,529
Posted By loylobby
Bin Sailing/Lifeboat rescues man and Wheelie Bin - merged

A rather unusual RNLI rescue

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-11268644
Forum: Shell 14th August 2010, 13:07
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By loylobby
I attended a ship simulator course at Warsash...

I attended a ship simulator course at Warsash with Dai The Spy as the tutor. He was a real character.

One of his favourite tricks was to try and distract you while you were in the middle of a...
Forum: Shell 13th August 2010, 09:26
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By loylobby
Navigation/Management Supers

Does anyone remember when Shell introduced Navigation/Management Supers, I think Dai Salmon (Dai The Spy) was one and another who "did" our ship, the Amastra I think, was a Captain Nicholls.

I...
Forum: Say Hello 30th July 2010, 10:23
Replies: 12
Views: 1,301
Posted By loylobby
As a dirty weeker of that era, I too remember...

As a dirty weeker of that era, I too remember watching the boats coming in, unloading the catch and the fish going on sale in the mart. My late uncle sailed on the Golden Dawn and the Ajax.

You...
Forum: Shell 29th June 2010, 19:25
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By loylobby
There was an "E" boat which bounced off some...

There was an "E" boat which bounced off some rocks in the Singapore Straits after departing Bukom, was the Euplecta I think. I remember reading the reports and the phrase "bump felt in Engine Room"...
Forum: Shell 5th April 2010, 10:51
Replies: 1
Views: 1,671
Posted By loylobby
LTA - NLTA - Statistics - "G" Boat Fix??

In Shell, as per lots of other shipping companies probably, you had to report Lost Time and Non-Lost Time Accidents.

I can't remember the criteria to win one, but "Safety Awards" were given to...
Forum: Say Hello 30th March 2010, 19:38
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By loylobby
Welcome.........Don't be shy..........say...

Welcome.........Don't be shy..........say something
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