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Search: Posts Made By: David Campbell
Forum: Blue Star Line 9th December 2018, 02:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By David Campbell
Very sorry to read of the passind of A.D. FROST....

Very sorry to read of the passind of A.D. FROST. Has been missing for a while. A GRreat Motorman, and knew his Ships. A.lways amused me when he rubbished Doxfords although from Sunderland, I...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd April 2018, 00:44
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By David Campbell
Thanks kd. Was 7th. Engineer on this one, with...

Thanks kd. Was 7th. Engineer on this one, with Esso Transportation 1953.
Saguaro – Built in 1945 by Kaiser Company, Portland for the United States War Shipping Administration, Portland. To Lanmore...
Forum: J & J Denholm 13th November 2017, 21:53
Replies: 181
Views: 42,169
Posted By David Campbell
John. Good to hear from you again. It is 53...

John. Good to hear from you again. It is 53 years since I left Denholms and I have never met anyone in all that time.

I have an interesting article about the "Naess Sisters", written by the...
Forum: J & J Denholm 13th November 2017, 00:26
Replies: 181
Views: 42,169
Posted By David Campbell
Just met again a Junior Engineer that I sailed...

Just met again a Junior Engineer that I sailed with on the "Clipper" in 1967 at the BHP Shipping 100th Reunion in Newcastle, NSW and the 2nd and 3rd Officers who joined in Kobe, Japan November 1964,...
Forum: BP Shipping 5th October 2017, 00:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,769
Posted By David Campbell
Pam. I was an Engineer at sea from 1953 until...

Pam. I was an Engineer at sea from 1953 until 1993 and my wife brought up, 5 children, mostly on her own.

From the War in 1945 until about 1980, there was a shortage of sea going...
Forum: BP Shipping 4th October 2017, 21:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,769
Posted By David Campbell
Pam. I was on the "Supremacy" from June until...

Pam. I was on the "Supremacy" from June until November 1955, but did not know your Dad. Did he leave to join the Bank Line. A big temptation for junior engineers then, long stays in Port.
My...
Forum: BP Shipping 26th September 2017, 04:49
Replies: 17
Views: 1,769
Posted By David Campbell
[QUOTE=Graham Wallace;2614705]Hi Pam, I have...

[QUOTE=Graham Wallace;2614705]Hi Pam,

I have no information where the Sincerity was for the dates you mentioned. I do however know someone who was a JE on her Dec 1957 and the Chief Engineer who...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 10th July 2017, 04:09
Replies: 41
Views: 16,884
Posted By David Campbell
Geoff. Ropners brought me over to Darlington in...

Geoff. Ropners brought me over to Darlington in July 1971(H&W annual Holiday) to meet Mr. Church, the Technical Director and to meet a Mr. Ropner, all a bit of a blur, now. I flew from Belfast to...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 9th July 2017, 08:35
Replies: 41
Views: 16,884
Posted By David Campbell
Geoff Thanks for that. Brought out the...

Geoff Thanks for that. Brought out the "Somersby" from H& W Belfastin 1964. Ropners had 2 fine Superintendents there Capt Thompson and Engr. Ed. Cherry. Often thought of them. David.
Forum: Say Hello 5th July 2017, 04:07
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By David Campbell
JJ You are of my era, with BTC 1952 to 1961. ...

JJ You are of my era, with BTC 1952 to 1961. What ships were you on? I was on the Scientist, Supremacy,Fidelity,Chivalry, Success,Gunner, Rover, fame. Diplomat, Talent, Sailor, Beacon. Junior...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th May 2017, 00:53
Replies: 49
Views: 4,264
Posted By David Campbell
In your profile you only joined SN 1st May this...

In your profile you only joined SN 1st May this year. A FIRST Tripper.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th May 2017, 23:07
Replies: 49
Views: 4,264
Posted By David Campbell
Very rude comment from a first tripper!!!

Very rude comment from a first tripper!!!
Forum: Ferries 31st January 2017, 00:25
Replies: 59
Views: 19,998
Posted By David Campbell
Alan. You have made my day reading about...

Alan. You have made my day reading about Belfast and Heysham.

I have your Book " Any Budding Sailors" and as I have said before can heartily recommend it. Keep Posting. David.
Forum: J & J Denholm 21st October 2016, 23:23
Replies: 865
Views: 192,896
Posted By David Campbell
geoff Have only one entry in my Discharge...

geoff Have only one entry in my Discharge book, the Masters name is J J Race, Rice Ross ? 15th August 1962, is written over the name.
Forum: J & J Denholm 21st October 2016, 06:02
Replies: 865
Views: 192,896
Posted By David Campbell
I was Chief Engineer on the Dunadd 1962, joined...

I was Chief Engineer on the Dunadd 1962, joined Birkenhead, paid off Falmouth, still on Sept Isles run.

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Forum: Bank Line 11th August 2016, 00:38
Replies: 52
Views: 5,463
Posted By David Campbell
Finished reading your book yesterday. A very...

Finished reading your book yesterday. A very good read. Made my 31 years as Ships Chief Engineer very tame. Good work, Alan.
Forum: Bank Line 2nd August 2016, 05:48
Replies: 52
Views: 5,463
Posted By David Campbell
Alan. Bought your book "Any Budding...

Alan. Bought your book "Any Budding Sailors?" today through Amazon Kindle, looking forward to reading. Congratulations.
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 23rd July 2016, 22:37
Replies: 135
Views: 57,181
Posted By David Campbell
shb64. Susan P Carter has a Headline...

shb64. Susan P Carter has a Headline Group on Facebook of which I am a member, she is also a member here. She has a fund of information on The Headline.

We would like to hear from you....
Forum: Say Hello 9th June 2016, 01:45
Replies: 20
Views: 3,665
Posted By David Campbell
Arthur. We are moving away from the...

Arthur. We are moving away from the "Banbury", so we could email direct.
My email address is in my profile. If you wish to contact me. David.
Forum: Say Hello 8th June 2016, 02:02
Replies: 20
Views: 3,665
Posted By David Campbell
Hi Arthur. I am from Wollongong via Belfast. ...

Hi Arthur. I am from Wollongong via Belfast. I was standing by the MV Iron Somersby at Harland & Wolff Belfast from April to December 1971. When I was asked to go over to Greenock for the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 14th April 2016, 03:48
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By David Campbell
AD. "Devils on The Deep Blue Sea" ...

AD. "Devils on The Deep Blue Sea" Available from Amazon, not on Kindle,yet.
Forum: The Engine Room 18th March 2016, 05:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,889
Posted By David Campbell
On a B&W K84EF.. "The clearance is checked with...

On a B&W K84EF.. "The clearance is checked with the max.-min feeler, tool no. 0156. The maximum blade should not enter, while the minimum blade should enter."
Instructions for K-Engines...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th March 2016, 23:00
Replies: 183
Views: 16,290
Posted By David Campbell
Surely, if you have a Epson Workforce that works...

Surely, if you have a Epson Workforce that works excellently on Windows 8 and 8-1, it is up to MS to make sure it works on 10, they have been pushing me every day to change from 8.1 to 10. Twice...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th March 2016, 02:56
Replies: 183
Views: 16,290
Posted By David Campbell
I have upgraded twice and reverted back because I...

I have upgraded twice and reverted back because I cannot get Windows 10 to recognise my Epson WiFi Workforce 645 Printer. Have tried everything.
Forum: BP Shipping 29th February 2016, 01:57
Replies: 17
Views: 3,182
Posted By David Campbell
Have received a nice answer from Bob Fullerton,...

Have received a nice answer from Bob Fullerton, he left BP after the Talent. He joined English Electric at Rugby and then the Central Electricity Generating Board and retired in 1991. Will...
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