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Search: Posts Made By: Bob
Forum: Ellerman 11th January 2007, 08:19
Replies: 16
Views: 3,357
Posted By Bob
Hi if there is any one who has a photo of the...

Hi if there is any one who has a photo of the Algerian i would like to see it, did a couple of trips on her in 1954, and she was a good ship, quite old and of course a coal burner. Ellermans at the...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 19th November 2006, 08:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
Posted By Bob
Bob

There was but not sure if they are still, in Melbourne "The Alma Dopel" sailing ship, and the" Steam tug Wattle," there is also the "HMAS Castlemaine" in Williamstown think it was a Mine sweeper but...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 16th October 2006, 10:56
Replies: 108
Views: 20,783
Posted By Bob
I attended a Catering school run by Liverpool...

I attended a Catering school run by Liverpool Education Dept, it was a six weeks course, which I think was run to feed the upper crust, as thats what happened of a lunch time, having completed the...
Forum: Say Hello 10th July 2006, 11:08
Replies: 13
Views: 1,401
Posted By Bob
Cool Bob

I read a very book which I think was of the second fleet, it is called "The Floating Brothel" and it tells of the females who were transported here,and how they were gatered up, I think it is...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 23rd May 2006, 10:32
Replies: 67
Views: 10,083
Posted By Bob
Why not place them in the Albert Dock complex,...

Why not place them in the Albert Dock complex, under the auspices of the mersyside maritime Museum ?? Cheers Bob
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 8th May 2006, 10:18
Replies: 19
Views: 2,614
Posted By Bob
Bob

Hi Richard,I finished with the P.S.N.C. Jan 54 on "Salamanca" previously"Salinas"but starting Aug.51 with "Santander" must admit that i liked the Company, left it for Ellerman & Pappayanni?
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 7th May 2006, 10:15
Replies: 19
Views: 2,614
Posted By Bob
Bob

(Applause)

I was in the PSNC at that time and do remember a pool as described between the hatch combings and the rail, I think it was the chippies job to put it up.
Just checked my discharge...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 28th February 2006, 08:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,738
Posted By Bob
Bob

Would it not be possible to move them to the Merseyside Maratime Museum, it would be a great venue as the Port was the centre of Western approaches. (Applause)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th February 2006, 08:17
Replies: 257
Views: 22,678
Posted By Bob
My theree would be B.A. even with Peron in...

My theree would be B.A. even with Peron in power,Valpariso, and Mobile Alabama. Cheers Bob
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 19th February 2006, 08:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By Bob
Bob

Went to Echuca some time ago, and could not get accomadation was told of the Emy Lou which was tied up, so went there and got overnight stay on board,think there had to be a licensed person on...
Forum: Royal Mail Line 9th January 2006, 08:10
Replies: 21
Views: 8,840
Posted By Bob
Bob

The picture of Loch Loyal is great, but I always thought all the Royal Mail ships looked good, My first trip was on "Pampas" as galley boy did 4 trips and enjoyed them all save the first!!!! Cheers...
Forum: Royal Mail Line 20th September 2005, 10:04
Replies: 37
Views: 8,974
Posted By Bob
Bob

It was indeed Rio with the rear part visible for a long while near the entrance to Rio, was a pity as it was a nice looking ship
Forum: Tall ships 15th September 2005, 09:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
Posted By Bob
I have a photo of this ship taken in Bermuda...

I have a photo of this ship taken in Bermuda about 1950 which i will post when I have scanned it Cheers (Thumb)
Forum: Ellerman 14th September 2005, 10:37
Replies: 5
Views: 2,417
Posted By Bob
Always liked the look of them, think they were...

Always liked the look of them, think they were called the Liverpool to Lisbon Subs, worked by on a few of them, served on the Algerian, and Corinthian. Cheers Bob
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th September 2005, 09:41
Replies: 154
Views: 9,208
Posted By Bob
Bob

Greetings Pompeyfan, I think the American Navy call all their ships boats, I think the ones sunk at Pearl Harbour were Battle Boats. Cheers Bob
Forum: Passenger Liners 4th September 2005, 07:42
Replies: 24
Views: 2,226
Posted By Bob
Is it not a fact that some of the Cruise ships do...

Is it not a fact that some of the Cruise ships do line voyages, such as "Oriana" these trips are advertised as such "Line Voyages" so in this instance maybe they are referring to the fact that this...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th August 2005, 10:58
Replies: 154
Views: 9,208
Posted By Bob
Hi Pompeyfan, we cruised on the "Pacific Sun" ex...

Hi Pompeyfan, we cruised on the "Pacific Sun" ex Jubilee of Carnival Lines who now control P&O we did the South pacific Islands, from Sydney will try to post a Pic with the ship at anchor at Divine...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd August 2005, 10:06
Replies: 154
Views: 9,208
Posted By Bob
Just been on a cruise and not once did we get any...

Just been on a cruise and not once did we get any "tabnabs' got some cake and biscuits though,and your all quite right the terminaology has changed.how ever the boats v ships, there always was...
Forum: Blue Star Line 18th July 2005, 11:14
Replies: 11
Views: 3,221
Posted By Bob
What a great talent you have,very good to see ...

What a great talent you have,very good to see Cheers Bob
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 12th July 2005, 10:25
Replies: 30
Views: 11,313
Posted By Bob
I can also recomend Ocean ships its a great...

I can also recomend Ocean ships its a great reference book. Cheers Bob
Forum: Say Hello 8th July 2005, 10:13
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By Bob
Greetings I also sail with P.S.N.C, in the early...

Greetings I also sail with P.S.N.C, in the early 50s,Santander,Salinas,andSalamanca, then to Ellermans with Algerian and Corinthian, before swallowing the anchor. Cheers Bob
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 4th July 2005, 11:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,083
Posted By Bob
I have 2 pictures of her one as built with a tiny...

I have 2 pictures of her one as built with a tiny funnel, and one as the Flamini,if I can work out how to post pics on this site I will do so Cheers Bob
Forum: Royal Mail Line 4th July 2005, 11:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,094
Posted By Bob
An interesting photo, I was on the Darro and the...

An interesting photo, I was on the Darro and the Drina in the late 40s early 50s,thought they were OK. Cheers Bob
Forum: Say Hello 24th June 2005, 14:13
Replies: 3
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Views: 511
Posted By Bob
bob

Hi any one got a photo of the SS Algerian of Ellerman and papyanni
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