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Search: Posts Made By: enzoneo
Forum: Ellerman 23rd September 2019, 23:17
Replies: 31
Views: 4,759
Posted By enzoneo
I left the Exeter, and the sea, in Sept 1969 just...

I left the Exeter, and the sea, in Sept 1969 just before you must have joined it.
Forum: Tramp Steamers 29th October 2018, 20:00
Replies: 31
Views: 13,780
Posted By enzoneo
That's the one!

That's the one!
Forum: The Bridge 9th April 2017, 19:26
Replies: 50
Views: 7,205
Posted By enzoneo
I must have been a bit daft but I loved standing...

I must have been a bit daft but I loved standing watch as a cadet, out on the bridge wing of course, come rain or shine. I never ever got any grief from the OOW on any of my trips which could have...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 6th December 2016, 14:07
Replies: 14
Views: 3,277
Posted By enzoneo
I think you're covered by this one "School...

I think you're covered by this one "School University College Dept of Navigation in Southampton". I was at the SON for 18 months in total, 1967 for MAR (OND) and later in 1969-70 for 1st year of...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 19th November 2015, 12:52
Replies: 14
Views: 1,614
Posted By enzoneo
Epitomised controlled agression on the field and...

Epitomised controlled agression on the field and what a gentle bloke off it. I'm REALLY sad he's gone. RIP big fella.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 15th September 2015, 23:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,263
Posted By enzoneo
Now there was REAL cricketer, RIP.

Now there was REAL cricketer, RIP.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 23rd December 2014, 23:23
Replies: 14
Views: 2,650
Posted By enzoneo
If you have an Android phone then Maps is usually...

If you have an Android phone then Maps is usually installed and is the Application I use, can't stand abbreviating it to App !!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th May 2014, 21:17
Replies: 47
Views: 8,287
Posted By enzoneo
Well said - this wasn't a blue water boat by any...

Well said - this wasn't a blue water boat by any stretch of the imagination. Surely if the crew had experience of the Atlantic in all weathers they wouldn't have put to sea - would they?
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 15th February 2014, 11:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By enzoneo
Watched him play 'when I was a lad' .. some...

Watched him play 'when I was a lad' .. some footballer when football was football. RIP.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 9th November 2013, 11:30
Replies: 40
Views: 11,097
Posted By enzoneo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVnX-6HRfUY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVnX-6HRfUY
Forum: The Bridge 30th September 2013, 21:37
Replies: 15
Views: 3,367
Posted By enzoneo
I remember "The Lantern Test", in the Liver...

I remember "The Lantern Test", in the Liver Building, draughty room, n floors up.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th September 2013, 20:36
Replies: 4,191
Views: 795,584
Posted By enzoneo
Thisfeed is still going ...

Thisfeed is still going

http://live.reuters.com/Event/Raising_the_Costa_Concordia
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd August 2013, 20:38
Replies: 98
Views: 18,697
Posted By enzoneo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2oxvCkYe-w

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2oxvCkYe-w
Forum: Royal Navy 22nd March 2013, 00:31
Replies: 73
Views: 8,965
Posted By enzoneo
Ist trip Deck cadet joined City of New York at...

Ist trip Deck cadet joined City of New York at Birkenhead and 1st port was Port Sudan - b****y hot for a VERY white 17 year old.
Forum: Bank Line 27th February 2013, 20:12
Replies: 28
Views: 5,050
Posted By enzoneo
Only ever sailed with Lascars and was known as...

Only ever sailed with Lascars and was known as "Ek dum burra chota sahib". I was a deck cadet at 6ft 1in and 13+stone so I guess I appeared to be a bit of a gorilla to them !!
Forum: The Bridge 21st January 2013, 19:39
Replies: 134
Views: 31,440
Posted By enzoneo
Got an African Grey - he coughs and splutters...

Got an African Grey - he coughs and splutters (ans swears) just like me.
Had him from an egg - ugly bugger when he was a babbie but now. He/she brightens the place up no end and makes both me and...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th January 2013, 15:31
Replies: 10
Views: 2,114
Posted By enzoneo
The hulk has sunk

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-21007236
Forum: Nautical Colleges 18th October 2012, 00:09
Replies: 120
Views: 36,627
Posted By enzoneo
I seem to recall wearing "ice cream" suit and/or ...

I seem to recall wearing "ice cream" suit and/or "penguin gear" (with the requisite bow tie) when it was a 3 line whip to attend dances in the passengers lounge on City of Exeter so its a good job I...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 26th June 2012, 20:49
Replies: 120
Views: 36,627
Posted By enzoneo
That's triggered a memory - a Ugandan guy named...

That's triggered a memory - a Ugandan guy named Kapalanga was bugler in my time - good when he got it right but a load of spittle and wind when he didn't - having said that I couldn't get the damned...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 26th June 2012, 09:08
Replies: 120
Views: 36,627
Posted By enzoneo
The one and only. Were you a term behind?

The one and only. Were you a term behind?
Forum: The Galley 10th February 2012, 21:18
Replies: 90
Views: 18,175
Posted By enzoneo
I've just read this thread from the beginning and...

I've just read this thread from the beginning and had a right good laugh, you guys crack me up. Thanks and keep going.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th February 2012, 18:38
Replies: 122
Views: 20,402
Posted By enzoneo
I asked this question a bit tongue in cheek but...

I asked this question a bit tongue in cheek but since I never stayed at sea long enough to rise to a position of authority on the bridge I have oft wondered what sort of OLD MAN I would have made....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th February 2012, 20:32
Replies: 122
Views: 20,402
Posted By enzoneo
I'm way out of date on this but can I infer from...

I'm way out of date on this but can I infer from the previous couple of posts that it is a democracy on the bridge these days ?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 31st January 2012, 18:04
Replies: 4,191
Views: 795,584
Posted By enzoneo
Post 1280 - excellent summary.

Post 1280 - excellent summary.
Forum: The Bridge 28th January 2012, 09:55
Replies: 41
Views: 9,047
Posted By enzoneo
[QUOTE=Clanline;560088]As a cadet in Union...

[QUOTE=Clanline;560088]As a cadet in Union Castle/Clan Line we did not get overtime and even off watch we were called out in port, especially on the U-C ships, to top derricks etc rather than have...
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