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Forum: The Radio Room 15th June 2020, 16:46
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Telegram

Hm.... So short telegram, followed by phone call maybe... Thanks for this useful bit of info, Paul
Forum: The Radio Room 15th June 2020, 16:40
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Coast radio station - thanks!

Thanks, David, for the link and the history and the info you provided! I love looking at all the old radio stuff. As a kid if I was ever bored at sea, I could always find Sparky upstairs from my...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th June 2020, 00:33
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Ship to shore 1962 - had to wait to get close...?

Hi Paul and thanks for those details- all very interesting! I didn't know about the radio officer's role in it!

For the purposes of my plot - I want the captain not to to be able to call home...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 14th June 2020, 00:00
Replies: 27
Views: 8,679
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
My dad had a writer before they abolished that...

My dad had a writer before they abolished that position - I remember him. Jimmy the Writer he was called. Nice fella, ginger hair, goatee. I was just a kid but I remember him. I think he was in a...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 13th June 2020, 23:58
Replies: 27
Views: 8,679
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Do you remember my dad Capt. Bill Pascoe? That...

Do you remember my dad Capt. Bill Pascoe? That captain of the Dukesgarth was not a well loved man for sure. Trying to remember his name now... His wife sailed with him almost permanently as I recall....
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 13th June 2020, 23:53
Replies: 27
Views: 8,679
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Hi Peter - do you still have those models? We...

Hi Peter - do you still have those models? We corresponded some time back and you were trying to find another home for them...
Jackie
(memory jogger: my Dad was captain aboard Garth ships -...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th June 2020, 22:17
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Ship to Shore Calling (1960s)

I remember my dad calling home when the ship was close to Britain. I hated those calls as a kid - hated telephones.
"Hi Dad. Over."
"Hi Jackie. Over."
"Here's Mum. Over."

I've been wondering...
Forum: The Galley 13th June 2020, 22:10
Replies: 133
Views: 36,326
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
My dad, Captain Bill Pascoe, was a stickler for...

My dad, Captain Bill Pascoe, was a stickler for hygiene. One time he was on the Sunday rounds, inspecting the toilet next to the saloon pantry. "There's no soap or towel in this bathroom. Get some in...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th June 2020, 18:43
Replies: 54
Views: 3,518
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Ah - wish I'd waited for your reply - I ordered...

Ah - wish I'd waited for your reply - I ordered through Amazon already :-/

Looking forward to receiving the book though!
Forum: The Radio Room 5th June 2020, 01:00
Replies: 54
Views: 3,518
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Your book sounds wonderful - I've ordered a copy...

Your book sounds wonderful - I've ordered a copy from Amazon (US).

People who buy the book from Amazon - I hope you'll put a review up - it makes a great difference!
Forum: Ship Research 29th March 2020, 18:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Thanks - I thought that's what it meant - takes...

Thanks - I thought that's what it meant - takes some muscle, that job!!
Forum: Ship Research 29th March 2020, 17:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Rules and realities! I bet there are a few...

Rules and realities! I bet there are a few interesting stories starting with a pair of jeans...
Forum: Ship Research 29th March 2020, 17:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Interesting about the curfew. Maybe some captains...

Interesting about the curfew. Maybe some captains were secretly KGB agents .... hehehhe!

Thanks for that detail!
Forum: Ship Research 29th March 2020, 17:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Funny about the tour of the identical boring...

Funny about the tour of the identical boring housing areas. I wonder if those propaganda book/lets you still have are worth something now!

Regarding wooden roads - nice detail! Here in the...
Forum: Ship Research 29th March 2020, 17:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Hi JC! and thanks for your memories! I have a...

Hi JC! and thanks for your memories! I have a question. You say "the linespersons were all young women." I don't know what linespersons are - can you explain that a bit more?
Forum: Ship Research 28th March 2020, 19:24
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Hello, Ian, Your memories are wonderfully...

Hello, Ian,
Your memories are wonderfully helpful - giving me more than I asked for - the details about handing in your seaman's book and the weather conditions and all the rest. Thanks so much for...
Forum: Ship Research 28th March 2020, 17:53
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Port of Murmansk in the early 60s

My dad was Bill Pascoe, relieving master on the four William Cory and Bros iron ore ships and sometimes also on the two tankers. They went to Murmansk quite a bit.

I'd like to know: what were...
Forum: Histories 28th March 2020, 17:42
Replies: 7
Views: 3,414
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Wm. Cory and brothers: iron ore ships - Murmansk run

Hi William,
My dad was Bill Pascoe, relieving master of the four iron ore ships and sometimes also on the two tankers. He was also master of a small butane gas tanker that caught fire off the coast...
Forum: Colliers 1st January 2020, 14:51
Replies: 6
Views: 4,250
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
My dad William (Bill) Pascoe was mate and master...

My dad William (Bill) Pascoe was mate and master on the Kinnaird Head. I remember being around five which puts it at 1958. I was on board a lot before and after this and have happy memories. I...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd June 2019, 17:11
Replies: 53
Views: 7,021
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Loving these memories!

Loving these memories!
Forum: Ship Research 22nd June 2019, 17:21
Replies: 53
Views: 7,021
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Love stories, ey?! So--no Yogi bear cartoons...

Love stories, ey?!
So--no Yogi bear cartoons then?
Thanks for chipping in your memory...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd June 2019, 15:04
Replies: 53
Views: 7,021
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Thanks for that memory! - Googling Walport boxes...

Thanks for that memory! - Googling Walport boxes returned a related interesting thread on another merchant navy nostalgia forum (British Merchant Navy: Old Friends Plus) here:...
Forum: Ship Research 21st June 2019, 16:43
Replies: 53
Views: 7,021
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Films at sea, early 60s

A friend and I are discussing memories about film shows at sea. I recall my dad saying Yogi Bear was popular, and he says that my dad must have acquired a Yogi Bear cartoon because I was aboard.
...
Forum: Ship Research 21st April 2019, 15:46
Replies: 29
Views: 2,188
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
I'm not sure how quick reply works - Spongebob -...

I'm not sure how quick reply works - Spongebob - thanks for your contribution to the discussion - the specifics about Australia, NZ and all are so interesting.
Jackie
Forum: Ship Research 21st April 2019, 15:43
Replies: 29
Views: 2,188
Posted By BillPascoeDaughter
Thanks for filling in the general picture of...

Thanks for filling in the general picture of steel industry days gone by - very interesting. The Garth ships also started carrying other cargoes in the early-mid sixties: grain from Canada, general...
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