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Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd July 2017, 03:34
Replies: 8
Views: 452
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Shoreham by sea

upper Shoreham Road would be correct
Forum: Royal Navy 5th December 2013, 01:09
Replies: 9
Views: 2,762
Posted By alex page
I went onboard her during a Portsmouth navy day...

I went onboard her during a Portsmouth navy day either 1951 or 52.
Alex
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 4th June 2013, 05:20
Replies: 13
Views: 2,794
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The Horo was a steam job . A good war story is...

The Horo was a steam job . A good war story is how the engineers patched her up in the Azores and got her home .
Alex
Forum: The Galley 30th March 2013, 03:45
Replies: 161
Views: 45,321
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My vote for best ch/Std goes to George Ford of...

My vote for best ch/Std goes to George Ford of the NZSCo latest films and great food
Alex
Forum: Say Hello 4th March 2013, 01:26
Replies: 28
Views: 3,527
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Just a litte bit more on the Paringa (Essex)...

Just a litte bit more on the Paringa (Essex) During the war in 1941 she made it to Malta under the protection of the Ark Royal and other heavy naval units. In Malta she was so heavy damaged by...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th February 2013, 03:03
Replies: 28
Views: 3,491
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Well said Chris, most Israelis have big noses to...

Well said Chris, most Israelis have big noses to get up.
Alex
Forum: The Radio Room 1st May 2012, 03:02
Replies: 57
Views: 11,058
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The Marconi Vigilant required a 3 dash sequence...

The Marconi Vigilant required a 3 dash sequence to trigger it. The simple TRF receiver worked amazingly well, static was a problem but minor considering its basic design. I have often received...
Forum: Royal Navy 17th December 2011, 00:35
Replies: 181
Views: 34,582
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Today everyone wants an aircraft carrier. In 1912...

Today everyone wants an aircraft carrier. In 1912 every one wanted a battleship Chile Brazil Turkey etc bit like history repeating it's self lets hope we don't move onto a repeat of 1914. Alex
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 9th September 2011, 04:01
Replies: 21
Views: 8,939
Posted By alex page
orari

In the picture of the orari in malta what was the addition to the bow for ?
Alex
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 5th September 2011, 23:06
Replies: 90
Views: 27,193
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Another troopship was the Empire Ken Ex German...

Another troopship was the Empire Ken Ex German liner I think.
Alex
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 1st July 2011, 23:38
Replies: 17
Views: 6,872
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I was the sparks on the piako in 1965 and I...

I was the sparks on the piako in 1965 and I remember him .His best mate was the lamptrimmer but I can't remember his name .He had the ship looking like a yacht.
Forum: The Engine Room 9th June 2011, 02:45
Replies: 85
Views: 32,903
Posted By alex page
RN dentist was orange Alex

RN dentist was orange
Alex
Forum: Ship Research 9th May 2011, 03:17
Replies: 15
Views: 4,901
Posted By alex page
Federal line had its 1st ship under the name...

Federal line had its 1st ship under the name Suffolk in 1902 a handsome 4 masted vessel. Its 2nd ship under this name came into service in 1939 her sister ships were the Essex and Sussex later to...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 24th April 2011, 23:42
Replies: 22
Views: 8,059
Posted By alex page
After the war my dad required a van for bread...

After the war my dad required a van for bread delivery. At a ex goverment sale he ended up buying 10 morris 8 vans .The smallest lots were 10 so he had to find 9 other people who wanted a van . I...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th April 2011, 23:08
Replies: 123
Views: 16,090
Posted By alex page
Galverston to Tampa on the M/V Pipiriki having...

Galverston to Tampa on the M/V Pipiriki having lunch and the 2R/O on meal relief phoned down with the news. Alex
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 3rd February 2011, 21:27
Replies: 13
Views: 4,107
Posted By alex page
The piako engine broke down a lot during early...

The piako engine broke down a lot during early voyages. I remember being held up in Panama getting cylinder heads metal locked. The Somerset was reputed to be a much better built ship.
Alex
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 1st August 2010, 22:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By alex page
Ray worked for quite a while for the shipping...

Ray worked for quite a while for the shipping Corp of NZ and then he moved onto Swires for a while .He was still with swires when I last saw Ray . He must have move on to P and O from there . His...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 23rd March 2010, 02:40
Replies: 4
Views: 2,532
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I think you will find that was Paul Ogden .Later...

I think you will find that was Paul Ogden .Later became Master last heard of ashore in P and O London office back in the 80's
Alex
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 9th February 2010, 01:35
Replies: 13
Views: 3,895
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A friend of mine reported laundry problems on the...

A friend of mine reported laundry problems on the Pacific Dawn. The trouble is the modern woman has not been brought up properly. In the days of terrace housing cobbled streets and community wash...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 30th December 2009, 21:23
Replies: 50
Views: 10,725
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In 1956 the troopship Dilwara stopped in the...

In 1956 the troopship Dilwara stopped in the Atlantic to take the sick master (Captain Cassidy if my memory is correct) off the Sugar Transporter. He was landed in Glasgow a few days later.
Alex
Forum: Ship Research 6th August 2009, 04:15
Replies: 6
Views: 2,128
Posted By alex page
I was 3rd Radio Officer on the maiden voyage...

I was 3rd Radio Officer on the maiden voyage before passing Gib enroute to Singapore the canal was closed .In Malt we meet up with the trooper Devon where we reshuffled the troops . The Nevasa then...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 31st March 2009, 22:13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By alex page
She was stuck in Auckland for nearly a week. Made...

She was stuck in Auckland for nearly a week. Made a nice back drop and talking point to early morning TV news for days.
Alex
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th December 2008, 21:03
Replies: 30
Views: 7,501
Posted By alex page
Paul Welcome. I remembered some students names...

Paul
Welcome. I remembered some students names from the past at AST Peter Harrison , Pat Lepard, Alan Jefferies, Bruce Hunter , Vaughan Dean( now in NZ) ? Turner, ? Bolt. and Molly the waitress...
Forum: Say Hello 11th September 2008, 22:14
Replies: 18
Views: 943
Posted By alex page
Peter By the time suez blew up I was on the...

Peter
By the time suez blew up I was on the Nevasa.
Alex
Forum: Say Hello 5th September 2008, 05:32
Replies: 18
Views: 943
Posted By alex page
Hi Peter You're right abt the chief lived in...

Hi Peter
You're right abt the chief lived in Herne Bay . The 3rd mate was the same but I think the 2/0 must have changed the name doesn't ring a bell Moira and Maureen were the Qa's, Marcus...
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