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Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th October 2015, 20:47
Replies: 29
Views: 5,310
Posted By mclean
Did you know Dave Walsh from Belfast, was with...

Did you know Dave Walsh from Belfast, was with Stricks 1957/1963? Would have left as 2nd Mate. Regards Colin
Forum: Container Vessels 25th August 2015, 18:24
Replies: 25
Views: 12,945
Posted By mclean
Late 70,s...Frank Best from Dublin was Master,...

Late 70,s...Frank Best from Dublin was Master, and Bob Copeland from Bangor was Mate. Both great guys. Colin
Forum: Tankers 2nd July 2014, 22:42
Replies: 48
Views: 18,480
Posted By mclean
T2

Peter, don,t tell me it was Jimmy Brittain, very well known in Shell. rgds. Colin
Forum: Say Hello 15th November 2013, 01:13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,325
Posted By mclean
Hi John. Apologise for the delay in responding....

Hi John. Apologise for the delay in responding. He was Master and I was Mate on the Saint Colman in 1966. Sat out the seamans strike in Manchester in 1966. Best Rgds. Colin
Forum: Say Hello 15th June 2013, 00:04
Replies: 8
Views: 1,325
Posted By mclean
Hi, any relation to Willy McCrea, who was Master...

Hi, any relation to Willy McCrea, who was Master with Gardiners? Regards Colin
Forum: Shell 3rd June 2013, 02:20
Replies: 18
Views: 6,483
Posted By mclean
Achatina

I sailed on Achatina as deck apprentice dec 4th 1958, (new building at Vegesack) to oct. 1959. Jimmy was Master throughout. Say no more!! rgds Colin
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 21st December 2012, 17:30
Replies: 10
Views: 1,886
Posted By mclean
Agree, Roger, but what about Mary Holt for looks?...

Agree, Roger, but what about Mary Holt for looks? Sailed on Mary and Elizabeth as Third Mate 1963/64. Rgds.
Forum: Watts Watts & Co - Ships & History 19th January 2012, 20:41
Replies: 43
Views: 16,343
Posted By mclean
Hi John, I thought you were heading off to exotic...

Hi John, I thought you were heading off to exotic places to retire? Still in Vancouver I see. Bst.Rgds. Colin Mclean
Forum: Bank Line 11th September 2010, 18:01
Replies: 10
Views: 1,758
Posted By mclean
Charlie, did you ever come across Brian Buchanan,...

Charlie, did you ever come across Brian Buchanan, from Belfast, an apprentice with Bank Line 1957/1961. He ende up owning an insurance company , making far too much money and now resides somewhere in...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 31st August 2010, 02:15
Replies: 9
Views: 3,378
Posted By mclean
Sailed as 3rd.Mate on Headlam,s RUNSWICK for five...

Sailed as 3rd.Mate on Headlam,s RUNSWICK for five months 1961/1962. The Master was Capt. Pinkney, a real gentleman. Colin
Forum: Ship Research 6th August 2010, 19:10
Replies: 106
Views: 29,320
Posted By mclean
mstaves, many thanks. I did get that clarified...

mstaves, many thanks. I did get that clarified earlier. The master when I sailed on LAIRDSFOX was R.Gillis. Rgds. Colin
Forum: Shell 8th June 2010, 17:27
Replies: 46
Views: 14,552
Posted By mclean
Hi Ted. Yes indeed it was. I sailed on her 1n...

Hi Ted. Yes indeed it was. I sailed on her 1n 1958, all far east trading, being Singapore controlled. She was a great little ship wit a great bunch of guys. The R/O at the time was Clive Thomas. I...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th March 2010, 00:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,759
Posted By mclean
John, Leon was the waterclerk with Cast when I...

John, Leon was the waterclerk with Cast when I was with them in Antwerp in mid 70,s. Please give him my regards if you run into him again. Rgds. Colin
Forum: Bank Line 2nd September 2009, 18:13
Replies: 763
Views: 130,327
Posted By mclean
I was never with Bank Line, but really enjoying...

I was never with Bank Line, but really enjoying reading your pasts. Whilst sitting my tickets in Belfast,I seem to recall the company being referred to as the Belfast Shipping Co., something to do...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th August 2009, 17:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By mclean
Bob, I understood that there was a very hefty...

Bob, I understood that there was a very hefty brokerage fee paid on the sale (believe in the millions), that, off the 19.8 mil. What a disgrace. Colin
Forum: Manchester Liners 20th August 2009, 00:48
Replies: 12
Views: 7,016
Posted By mclean
Blake Nelson, ex Bank Line and Manchester Liners...

Blake Nelson, ex Bank Line and Manchester Liners passed away in Montreal on 18th. August. He worked with our company in Montreal in the 80,s and 90,s as a very capable cargo superintendent....
Forum: Shell 1st August 2009, 00:22
Replies: 46
Views: 14,552
Posted By mclean
Served my time with Shell 1957/61. THAUMASTUS,...

Served my time with Shell 1957/61. THAUMASTUS, NATICINA, TECTUS, ACHATINA, HYRIA, ACAVUS, HINNITES, and SAN GASPAR. rgds. Colin
Forum: Ferries 28th July 2009, 01:27
Replies: 27
Views: 3,409
Posted By mclean
In 1972 took a hovercraft (SRN 6) up the...

In 1972 took a hovercraft (SRN 6) up the Mackenzie River from Hay River in the Great Slave Lake to Inuvik in the North West Territories. The owner of the company was determined to prove to the world...
Forum: Ship Research 16th July 2009, 00:55
Replies: 23
Views: 7,949
Posted By mclean
Errol. Whilst the FEDERAL PALM and FEDERAL MAPLE...

Errol. Whilst the FEDERAL PALM and FEDERAL MAPLE were built in Canada, I don,t believe they were under the Canadian flag. They were a gift from Canada to the then West Indies Federation. In 1962...
Forum: Say Hello 14th July 2009, 17:36
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By mclean
Welcome Brian. Ex Head Line if my memory serves...

Welcome Brian. Ex Head Line if my memory serves me correctly. McG, does the sun really shine in Glengormley? thought it only did in Bangor. rgds. Colin
Forum: Ship Research 29th June 2009, 00:35
Replies: 80
Views: 22,520
Posted By mclean
Sorry to hear that John. He was indeed a fine...

Sorry to hear that John. He was indeed a fine man. Do you know if he ever sailed as Master with Mobil.? Rgds. colin
Forum: Ship Research 26th June 2009, 16:42
Replies: 80
Views: 22,520
Posted By mclean
Ron, join the club. Having trouble remembering my...

Ron, join the club. Having trouble remembering my wife,s name! Rgds. Colin
Forum: Ship Research 26th June 2009, 07:52
Replies: 80
Views: 22,520
Posted By mclean
It could well of been Owen. Did you know him?

It could well of been Owen. Did you know him?
Forum: Ship Research 25th June 2009, 17:03
Replies: 80
Views: 22,520
Posted By mclean
Breese was a really nice bloke,East Indian. His...

Breese was a really nice bloke,East Indian. His first name could well have been Tony,but I cannot be sure. The Mate did not keep a watch on that ship, hence the two 3rd. Mates. She was a fine ship...
Forum: Ship Research 24th June 2009, 17:09
Replies: 80
Views: 22,520
Posted By mclean
Was fifteen months 3rd.Mate on Mobil Endeavour...

Was fifteen months 3rd.Mate on Mobil Endeavour (1962/63). Others included Harold Anthony (Master), AC Holden (Master), his son is a member of this site, ? Breese (1st.Mate), ? Robinson (1st.Mate),...
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