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Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th August 2019, 00:08
Replies: 253
Views: 62,966
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
thanks for that, I know a bit about that but I...

thanks for that, I know a bit about that but I will have to look for that book, Paddy McDonnell.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th August 2019, 00:01
Replies: 253
Views: 62,966
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
I worked on the Princess of vancouver for a few...

I worked on the Princess of vancouver for a few months when I first immigrated to Canada, it was a ferry boat travelling from Vancouver to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. That was in 1962.
Forum: Ship Research 24th June 2019, 21:11
Replies: 53
Views: 3,844
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
I remember watching a movie from the ship I was...

I remember watching a movie from the ship I was on,NZ Shipping Co, from an American naval ship in the next wharf over,we couldn't hear the dialogue, I think that was in Littleton. Paddy McDonnell
Forum: Say Hello 16th November 2018, 23:36
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
Paddy McDonnell. Yes Brian, I sailed...

Paddy McDonnell.

Yes Brian, I sailed out of KGV nearly all of my sea going days, which was about 12yrs, I did two trips on the Durban Castle clock wise around Africa, mombasa,Tanga and...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 6th November 2018, 23:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
Silvertown? Is that Silvertown on the Thames? I...

Silvertown? Is that Silvertown on the Thames? I was on a coaster that brought gravel to Silvertown and it was on the weekend and the ship stuck in the mud when the tide went out and we were nearl...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 27th October 2018, 23:49
Replies: 32
Views: 3,671
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
My number is R52o474 Paddy McDonnell. issued...

My number is R52o474 Paddy McDonnell. issued in Newry N.Ireland
Forum: Blue Star Line 27th October 2018, 23:35
Replies: 41
Views: 18,554
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
Des Cox of Snowbow would probably like to see...

Des Cox of Snowbow would probably like to see those slides.
I was on the Uruguay and Brazil Star away back in the late 1950s.
Paddy McDonnell.
Forum: Say Hello 4th August 2016, 04:21
Replies: 22
Views: 4,365
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
Welcome aboard Clive,it looks like I went to sea...

Welcome aboard Clive,it looks like I went to sea about the same years as you,I sailed on the Trevose,I'm not sure if that was a Hain's vessel?
we went through the Suez to Shanghai and ports in...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 11th January 2015, 23:59
Replies: 2
Views: 987
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
oronsay?

I sailed on the oronsay around 1959,my name is Paddy McDonnell,
I'm from Newry NI,now living in british Columbia,in Kamloops far from the sea. I was a B/R stewart on the Oronsay.
Just checked my...
Forum: BP Shipping 13th September 2014, 01:12
Replies: 76
Views: 14,074
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
films at sea

I never was on a ship that showed movies,maybe it was a tanker thing,although I did sail on a couple of T2s. I remember we were in Littleton NZ and an American war ship was on another dock just...
Forum: Ben Line 31st December 2012, 20:18
Replies: 25
Views: 6,895
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all the old and new salts out there,Paddy McDonnell
Forum: P & O 8th June 2012, 04:22
Replies: 143
Views: 30,023
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
Arcadia

I am hanging on every word,great stuff,maybe a movie?ha ha.
I did two trips on the Oronsay,but,apart from a Typhoon of the coast of Japan in 1960? we did not have all the drama of tha...
Forum: Say Hello 19th August 2011, 04:17
Replies: 48
Views: 15,084
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
There was also a murder on the Durban Castle,not...

There was also a murder on the Durban Castle,not while I was in it,I joined it 3 years later(1952) A stewart murdered a S.A. movie star and pushed her body through the port hole,does anyone remember...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd June 2011, 05:10
Replies: 14
Views: 4,154
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
I should have checked my discharge book,I have...

I should have checked my discharge book,I have now,I sailed in the Durango in 1961(signed on 25-may-off 23 July
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 3rd June 2011, 04:41
Replies: 3
Views: 2,258
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
paparoa

There must be some mistake in the above,I would have sailed in the Paparoa in 1956/57
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 21st March 2011, 04:59
Replies: 3
Views: 2,258
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
I was on the Paparoa some time in 1995,sailed...

I was on the Paparoa some time in 1995,sailed direct to New Zealand via Panama,Paddy Mcdonnell
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 14th June 2010, 04:24
Replies: 14
Views: 4,154
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
To Durango,I can't believe it is two years since...

To Durango,I can't believe it is two years since we discussed the Durango,I should have followed up the thread better than that,you mentioned that you had a photo of the bosun and you could email it...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 8th March 2010, 01:33
Replies: 35
Views: 16,806
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
tre boats

I sailed on the Trevose in 1953,went through the Suez up to Panang and then to Shanghai and back to Panang and the back to the UK through the Suez-Paddy
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th January 2010, 07:35
Replies: 56
Views: 13,732
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
cunard

I sailed on the Saxonia,'57 and '58 I think,summertime we went to Montreal and winter,NY, Paddy Mcdonnell
Forum: Royal Mail Line 8th December 2008, 04:50
Replies: 140
Views: 52,980
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
Durango

Hi Stuart,Paddy Mcdonnell here,I also on the Durango in the 50s, we went to Brazil,Rio and a small town called Rio Grande Do Sol,I als siled on the Loch Avon,that was in the 50s too,maybe '59,just...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 31st May 2008, 07:10
Replies: 14
Views: 4,154
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
Just reading your answer now,durango,I certainly...

Just reading your answer now,durango,I certainly interested in what you have to say about the bosun,it might spark a memory of some of the crew,the baker comes to mind,he was from Ireland,like...
Forum: Say Hello 26th May 2008, 20:35
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
like the others,I would like to welcome you...

like the others,I would like to welcome you SN,I'm new myself,not long joined,I was on the Dominion Monarch,last voyage in '62,well,she did one more trip with a skeleton crew to the Seatle worlds...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 20th May 2008, 22:41
Replies: 11
Views: 5,785
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
Hi Gdynia,just noticed your posting,thanks for...

Hi Gdynia,just noticed your posting,thanks for letting me know where I can see a picture of the Rippingham Grange,it's been a long time since i've seen her,probably around '55/'56,I was on a...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th May 2008, 07:31
Replies: 11
Views: 5,785
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
Hi everybody,thanks for the welcome,I was...

Hi everybody,thanks for the welcome,I was wondering where my thread went,I have just discovered how to find it,WA00...asked when was I on the Rippingham grange,it was in the 50s,1954 we took a cargoe...
Forum: Say Hello 16th May 2008, 07:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By paddy mcdonnell
Hi everybody,thanks for the welcome,I was...

Hi everybody,thanks for the welcome,I was wondering where my thread went,I have just discovered how to find it,WA00...asked when was I on the Rippingham grange,it was in the 50s,1954 we took a cargoe...
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