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Search: Posts Made By: Donnie More
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th August 2012, 17:14
Replies: 102
Views: 46,221
Posted By Donnie More
Ellermans , 1973 - - 80 cap cleveland city...

Ellermans , 1973 - - 80
cap cleveland
city of canterbury x 4
as leckie =
salerno / athens / valetta /
city of oxford
city of colombo
lancaster
guildford x 2
...
Forum: The Engine Room 24th January 2012, 18:14
Replies: 69
Views: 14,702
Posted By Donnie More
Stoker to Engineer

three lads i have sailed with on uk ships over the years ,
1981, donkeyman deepsea eventually went to chief engineer on coasters by 1995 ,

1988 , hotel cook eventually to ships cook , then to...
Forum: The Engine Room 25th November 2011, 23:16
Replies: 63
Views: 17,032
Posted By Donnie More
i was on City of Guildford , UK to Karachi ,1979...

i was on City of Guildford , UK to Karachi ,1979 , one Bombay sailor aged 46, found brown bread on focsle deck at 6am one morning , whilst ship in gulf of Aden,
he was buried at sea at 1600 that...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 22nd November 2011, 00:13
Replies: 16
Views: 5,387
Posted By Donnie More
nest knife // lowen messer // venture , ...

nest knife // lowen messer // venture , fishermans knives .
Forum: The Engine Room 17th November 2011, 01:01
Replies: 364
Views: 119,569
Posted By Donnie More
London Clipper , see first post by clubpilot ,...

London Clipper , see first post by clubpilot , she was two years old then , I sailed in her as leckie ten years later as Tropical Breeze , even then a 16 hour day work house , i did one 6 monther,...
Forum: Ellerman 17th October 2011, 18:54
Replies: 18
Views: 7,042
Posted By Donnie More
I did three european / uk coasts on these ,...

I did three european / uk coasts on these , around 1975 between deep seas on the bigger City boats , Salerno which became City of Athens , and City of Valletta , I heard some did a stint to montreal...
Forum: Ship Research 26th June 2011, 13:22
Replies: 9
Views: 4,127
Posted By Donnie More
i have often thought that instead of preseving...

i have often thought that instead of preseving this vessel keeping her afloat and being a constant drain on funds for surveys ect , why these oil related companys , some of who made there money in...
Forum: Tugs 13th May 2011, 19:57
Replies: 15
Views: 1,932
Posted By Donnie More
used to berth on the east river in 1983 , at...

used to berth on the east river in 1983 , at knickerbocker ice company wharf , under brookland bridge , into NY every 6 weeks for 4 days discharge from equador and central america with dole brand...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 19th April 2011, 10:25
Replies: 28
Views: 8,231
Posted By Donnie More
Tom retired aged 62 ,more than ten years ago , he...

Tom retired aged 62 ,more than ten years ago , he did a part time job servicing police motor bikes in edinburgh and is still a biker , getting the job ready to sail ,would call up the bridge and say...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 18th April 2011, 19:30
Replies: 28
Views: 8,231
Posted By Donnie More
aye Alex , i remember when you left and went to...

aye Alex , i remember when you left and went to NZ , I was with Loch in '88 , for a couple trips and still with the crowd yet , your name has cropped up a few times over the years , still a couple of...
Forum: BP Shipping 7th January 2011, 19:00
Replies: 214
Views: 58,020
Posted By Donnie More
I sailed on City of Glasgow 1977, capt' Paul...

I sailed on City of Glasgow 1977, capt' Paul Wheldon , east coast canada to south and east africa to uk ,
second mate Shiela Edmundson , aged 28 ,one of first female to gain british masters...
Forum: The Galley 11th September 2010, 21:20
Replies: 107
Views: 20,536
Posted By Donnie More
every City boat was different in some ways...

every City boat was different in some ways ,depending who was on , the lads pleaded one night , why cant we have chips with our sunday night steak , "one doesnt have chips with an evening...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 17th January 2009, 00:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,457
Posted By Donnie More
very sorry to hear Mike has passed away ,he gave...

very sorry to hear Mike has passed away ,he gave me hand over on manzanares in 1980, and during my four years in fyffes, met up with him a few times, often wondered who he was sailing with in recent...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th May 2008, 00:16
Replies: 104
Views: 15,208
Posted By Donnie More
like many who sailed in the old 120 rpm engine...

like many who sailed in the old 120 rpm engine rooms , ear muffs were never provided or seldom considered , as was the lack of dust masks until in the last twenty or so years ,before then it was...
Forum: The Bridge 7th February 2008, 23:47
Replies: 80
Views: 8,339
Posted By Donnie More
around 1976, on passage Hamburg to Glasgow on an...

around 1976, on passage Hamburg to Glasgow on an old 15 knot general cargo ship , with ' company pilot ' on board , south about , dense fog all the way right to the Clyde , we steamed at FSS , with...
Forum: Say Hello 7th February 2008, 00:02
Replies: 14
Views: 2,124
Posted By Donnie More
in the stela maris seamans mission in Beunos Ares...

in the stela maris seamans mission in Beunos Ares there is a memorial plaque with the names of all who lost their lives in the tragedy , when I was there in 1974 , although I don't know if the same...
Forum: Ellerman 2nd February 2008, 00:27
Replies: 61
Views: 18,495
Posted By Donnie More
remember the crane ward-leonards sets well , on...

remember the crane ward-leonards sets well , on the londons second last trip in the company about 1980, it was found in liverpool the day before sailing to east africa, that all four foredeck ...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 13th January 2008, 00:04
Replies: 5
Views: 3,080
Posted By Donnie More
sorry to hear that More had passed away , Moreen...

sorry to hear that More had passed away , Moreen would have telephoned Billy and Greta More at Burghead , they left for Hong Kong on dec 29th to visit their daughter , I have just learned the sad...
Forum: J & J Denholm 25th October 2007, 01:06
Replies: 865
Views: 190,906
Posted By Donnie More
Charlie Steven

Charlie was cook on supply boats with Loch Offshore / Farstad , a perfect gentleman , all the ex- Denholms lads knew him well ,as he came into north sea with Denholms on Atlantic Rolgo = Loch Carron...
Forum: Say Hello 11th March 2007, 20:57
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Donnie More
anyone out there ,been on same time

Ellermans '73/80
Fyffes '80/ 84
Larsens '84/ 85
Smedvig '85/ 86
Morcambe bay '86/ 88
Loch / Farstad '88/ present
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