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Search: Posts Made By: Peter Trodden
Forum: Say Hello 1st March 2013, 10:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By Peter Trodden
Yes John,I knew Big Frank very well. He ended up...

Yes John,I knew Big Frank very well. He ended up in Mansons Shore Gang,his son George drinks in MacKenzies near every day. 1966 we where watching the World Cup Final in a Bar in Rotterdam,a row...
Forum: Say Hello 27th February 2013, 21:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By Peter Trodden
Hello John my old mate, some of those names from...

Hello John my old mate, some of those names from the past,I seen Billy Dicko last week he's looking well, and in the early 90s I worked with Billy McNally in Land & Marine offshore,He was Barge...
Forum: Say Hello 9th February 2013, 14:59
Replies: 43
Views: 6,108
Posted By Peter Trodden
Yes Tom, the co-op was on the corner of Flint and...

Yes Tom, the co-op was on the corner of Flint and Price St, with a Cafe on the opposite corner. I still remember our co-op number,and my Nans.She was Mrs Cavanagh who lived in No18 Flint St. by John...
Forum: Say Hello 7th February 2013, 21:36
Replies: 43
Views: 6,108
Posted By Peter Trodden
Tom, I remember those families mentioned. I...

Tom, I remember those families mentioned. I sailed with Jackie Mountford on the Apapa '57. and later that year with Norman Travis on the Emp,of Britain,they both ended up on the Docks.
Pat, Eddie...
Forum: Say Hello 6th February 2013, 11:59
Replies: 43
Views: 6,108
Posted By Peter Trodden
Flint St.

Pat,Ive sent you aPM. Tom I thought the Uptons lived at the Top end. Your Jean would have grown up with Marie Behan and Joan Travis and knew the Kynastons.Small world(Thumb)(Thumb)ttfn.Peter.
Forum: The Bridge 5th February 2013, 17:06
Replies: 30
Views: 6,357
Posted By Peter Trodden
On the Ulysses (Blue Flue)1956,we had two 303s on...

On the Ulysses (Blue Flue)1956,we had two 303s on the bridge and a Webley Pistol in the chart room. We left Belowan with 4 Sumatran Tigers for Rotterdam Zoo.These were carried as deck cargo in wooden...
Forum: Say Hello 5th February 2013, 12:33
Replies: 43
Views: 6,108
Posted By Peter Trodden
Hi Tom, I remember the Upton family,they lived at...

Hi Tom, I remember the Upton family,they lived at the top end of the street while we lived at the bottom No4.I think the girls were friends with my sisters,Pauline and Mary,was their Dad known as...
Forum: Say Hello 4th February 2013, 11:40
Replies: 43
Views: 6,108
Posted By Peter Trodden
Alfj & Tom, I grew up in Flint...

Alfj & Tom,
I grew up in Flint St, B/Head. Its location was near St Annes Church,now renamed Christ the King,and close to B/Head Park Station.and between the Park its self and and...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 14th November 2012, 12:05
Replies: 365
Views: 115,735
Posted By Peter Trodden
I joined Her as AB, Jan,1965 in Birkenhead. Big...

I joined Her as AB, Jan,1965 in Birkenhead. Big Ritchie from Middlesbrough was Bosun. We had an ex-pat Polish Chippy that had been in Her for a while. This Chippy was a Jehovah's Witness and he...
Forum: Model Ships 27th September 2012, 14:22
Replies: 27
Views: 5,545
Posted By Peter Trodden
I joined the Memphis 12.12,63. A happy ship,on a...

I joined the Memphis 12.12,63. A happy ship,on a good run,with a great crew. On that trip we had 2 Deck Cadets from Cyprus (Greek) I wonder what became of them? Payed off L-Pool. 11.3.64.
...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 27th September 2012, 11:44
Replies: 8
Views: 2,064
Posted By Peter Trodden
Have just done a search on Sky. Sea of Death. ...

Have just done a search on Sky. Sea of Death.
Ch, YESTERDAY. Fri,28. 10pm, and 11pm.Yesterday +1
Repeat Sat 29.same channel 6pm and 7pm on +1.
ttfn...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 26th September 2012, 13:57
Replies: 8
Views: 2,064
Posted By Peter Trodden
Sea of Death.

A Documentary on Yesterday.channel,10pm Thur,27sept,
The worst maritime loss in history. Near the end of the war,3 German ships carrying troops and refugees left Gdynia for Kiel,none of them made...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 14th September 2012, 11:43
Replies: 722
Views: 124,296
Posted By Peter Trodden
Pat, I think your Avatar Funnel is that...

Pat,
I think your Avatar Funnel is that of the "Ulysses" am I correct?
I joined Her 10.1.56. B-head and did the Java Run, 27.5.56. I sailed in many companies during my sea going days and...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th July 2012, 12:09
Replies: 11
Views: 3,425
Posted By Peter Trodden
Dyvi Sigma.

Hello Johnny,
I left the Dyvi Gamma in '87 and joined the D/Sigma in Delfzile,Holland were She had been layed up for months. After a 2week overhaul we towed out to the Danish...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 18th June 2012, 14:28
Replies: 69
Views: 25,388
Posted By Peter Trodden
Jimmy Ricketts.

Pat,Tom,
do you know if Jimmy has a son.? I sailed with a Gerry Ricketts deep sea,and in 1983 flew out to Brest Dry Dock to work by and bring over a Norwegean Jack-up Rig to Morecambe...
Forum: Elder Dempster 27th May 2012, 14:13
Replies: 11
Views: 3,427
Posted By Peter Trodden
I did 3 trips Apapa. April to Aug,1957.Bosun,Alf...

I did 3 trips Apapa. April to Aug,1957.Bosun,Alf Jones from Southport. I left to go for L/Boat and EDH. I done the Xmas trip on the Aureol.'59. Bosun,Dave Trimble. I never remember the Skippers...
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 17th May 2012, 17:30
Replies: 1
Views: 1,431
Posted By Peter Trodden
PLEASE IGNORE ABOVE.--SORTED- Thanks Pat.

PLEASE IGNORE ABOVE.--SORTED-
Thanks Pat.
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 17th May 2012, 12:50
Replies: 1
Views: 1,431
Posted By Peter Trodden
Thumbnails.

I need help Shipmates,
on how to move my photos from my gallery in the thumbnail Format. ie, if I'm replying to some one on a thread and wish to show a photo, HOW...
Forum: Ship Research 16th May 2012, 12:28
Replies: 20
Views: 2,611
Posted By Peter Trodden
Hugh, Thanks for that.

Hugh,
Thanks for that.
Forum: Ship Research 15th May 2012, 19:16
Replies: 20
Views: 2,611
Posted By Peter Trodden
Obss.

Yes, it certainly was an experience never to be forgotten,but at the time doing cross country treks,up and Down mountains in knee deep snow,I did ask myself,Whats this got to do with pre-sea...
Forum: Ship Research 14th May 2012, 13:03
Replies: 20
Views: 2,611
Posted By Peter Trodden
Unhappy I was at Aberdovey Feb,1955. Course 146. Rodney...

I was at Aberdovey Feb,1955. Course 146. Rodney Watch. Mr Nelson. Barrie, mine was a very different experience than yours on the G/Valley.As Hugh said,She was a lively little craft and as soon as we...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 28th April 2012, 22:14
Replies: 30
Views: 11,647
Posted By Peter Trodden
I sailed on a few "Apple Daddy Boats" All good...

I sailed on a few "Apple Daddy Boats" All good runs and great crowds.
I was AB on,
Defender.-Jan,1958.
Interpreter-June,1958.
Biographer-March,-1960.
Barrister,-Sept,-1962.
If Charly...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 12th March 2012, 14:06
Replies: 39
Views: 9,278
Posted By Peter Trodden
I was on the Knightsgarth, Oct,1965. The Masters...

I was on the Knightsgarth, Oct,1965. The Masters signature in my Discharge Book is Clemments. I joined Her in B-Head,sailed to Lulea via the Kiel Canal and it was bloody cold(EEK) Maybe not on the...
Forum: Say Hello 10th February 2012, 10:14
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By Peter Trodden
G'day Starfire, I sailed...

G'day Starfire,
I sailed on the Chicanoa. Jan,1959. Then again March,1964.
Some info,would be helpfull. Name,Rank and some details of your Dad.
I was on Deck.AB. ttfn,Peter.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th January 2012, 20:54
Replies: 4,191
Views: 789,314
Posted By Peter Trodden
But dont send Her to Cammel Laird (Birkenhead) IF...

But dont send Her to Cammel Laird (Birkenhead) IF memory serves,
isn't this the ship that Costa wanted lengthend and added accom,?
Lairds won the contract and built the required section costing...
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