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Search: Posts Made By: David Menzies
Forum: Nautical Colleges 26th December 2014, 15:20
Replies: 71
Views: 28,399
Posted By David Menzies
I too was at King Teds in the late early 1960s,...

I too was at King Teds in the late early 1960s, with Houlder Lines .
However the reason I am doing this is the launch Sir John Cass which was used for radar courses & based at Woolwich. Now I am...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 28th October 2014, 12:03
Replies: 302
Views: 71,171
Posted By David Menzies
I have read these entries & I served one two...

I have read these entries & I served one two vessels as 3rd Mate.1. Baltic Importer. 20.4. 1965- 20th june 1965.
2.Baltic jet. 21October 1965-4th February 1966.
David Menzies.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 31st May 2014, 17:17
Replies: 1,026
Views: 257,360
Posted By David Menzies
I wonder if there are lists of apprentices...

I wonder if there are lists of apprentices 1959-63 .
My discharge book being an apprentice was not stamped.
I served on the Duquessa, Newbury, Shaftesbury & Oregis.
Thanks.
David Menzies
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th October 2012, 16:21
Replies: 1
Views: 1,314
Posted By David Menzies
Service record.

I wonder if there are any Houlder Line Crew records anywhere.
I know that apprentices do not appear in the discharge books, but when browsing in my discharge book I notice my time on the Oremina &...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 14th May 2011, 20:10
Replies: 46
Views: 7,415
Posted By David Menzies
I have posted a picture of the Westbury in...

I have posted a picture of the Westbury in Manchester 1977 as she was changing ownership. I had a visit on board too.
Dave Menzies Houlders. 1959- 64
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th November 2010, 22:08
Replies: 2
Views: 923
Posted By David Menzies
slide of Oregis scanned onto web site.

slide of Oregis scanned onto web site.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th November 2010, 22:08
Replies: 2
Views: 923
Posted By David Menzies
Oregis-

Just to let you know I came upon a slide I took in the Tyne in May 1981 of the Oregis during the WSS AGM.in 1981 based in Sunderland.
I was suprised to see her. I was an apprentice on her in 1961/2.
Forum: Tankers 27th May 2010, 15:49
Replies: 2
Views: 1,430
Posted By David Menzies
Thanks for that Mervyn. Yours has been the only...

Thanks for that Mervyn.
Yours has been the only comment & going by the discharge book, he sailed on a lot of ships.
Dave Menzies.
Forum: Tankers 4th May 2010, 18:10
Replies: 7
Views: 3,218
Posted By David Menzies
I sailed on the Newbury in 1959 as an Apprentice....

I sailed on the Newbury in 1959 as an Apprentice. We were in Havana when Fidel Castro took over the Shell oil refinery there.
Forum: Tankers 3rd May 2010, 13:19
Replies: 2
Views: 1,430
Posted By David Menzies
AB David Holley Texaco AB 1970s.

As Secretary of the Bedford WSS BRanch we appear in the local publications.
Recently some Bedford family brought me the discharge books etc from this seceased chap who has sailed on a wide range of...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 3rd April 2010, 12:20
Replies: 193
Views: 39,219
Posted By David Menzies
I sailed on the Oregis & Oremina. Yes they rolled...

I sailed on the Oregis & Oremina. Yes they rolled but the cabins were good & with the bunks & settees at right angles to each other that mare kipping much easier.
I am re visiting Narvik in June on...
Forum: Royal Navy 3rd November 2009, 18:15
Replies: 35
Views: 14,564
Posted By David Menzies
Rame Head.

I have recently posted a picture of this vessel taken 05/87.
Dave Menzies.
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 12th October 2009, 15:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,384
Posted By David Menzies
I have posted this E&F picture on the " Ships...

I have posted this E&F picture on the " Ships Identification forum" & that has narrowed it down to 6 vessels of1960-62 vintage.
Maybe an old E&F chap can narrow it down further.
Cheers.
Dave...
Forum: Elders and Fyffes 12th October 2009, 15:25
Replies: 5
Views: 1,384
Posted By David Menzies
Barry Picture.

I have posted a view of a Elders vessel taken at Barry many years ago. It was posted on the Ships Identification site & narrowed down to 6 vessels.
If this picture rings any bells please let me...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 29th September 2009, 12:13
Replies: 0
Views: 911
Posted By David Menzies
Houlder Lines.

Not sure how to go about this but I have posted a few of my " discovered slides" of Houlder vessels on Cargo vessels & ship board views.- enjoy. dave Menzies.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th September 2009, 18:07
Replies: 17
Views: 6,805
Posted By David Menzies
Captain Charles Belton was a keen contributer to...

Captain Charles Belton was a keen contributer to the magazine. he asked me to take some pictures for him on the bridge of the Oremina for" Maltese Cross comes to Vitoria" Brazil. dave Menzies.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th September 2009, 18:03
Replies: 39
Views: 12,589
Posted By David Menzies
Picture of Oregis in Thames posted under Cargo...

Picture of Oregis in Thames posted under Cargo ships last week picture dated 1967. Dave Menzies.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 4th September 2009, 10:48
Replies: 39
Views: 12,589
Posted By David Menzies
Hi. Have just posted a picture of the Oregis at...

Hi. Have just posted a picture of the Oregis at Fords Dagenham on cargo ships, dated August 1965 which I have just " found"
Dave Menzies.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 5th August 2009, 18:35
Replies: 34
Views: 4,056
Posted By David Menzies
I said with Captain Belton who did a relief...

I said with Captain Belton who did a relief voyage on the Oremina to Vitoria in Brazil in 1964.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 27th July 2009, 21:54
Replies: 34
Views: 4,056
Posted By David Menzies
I have tried to post a picture of the Shaftesbury...

I have tried to post a picture of the Shaftesbury with a deck cargo of buses for Montivideo.dated March 1963. Unfortunatly the picture has been rejected as too large, despite scanning elsewhere with...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 22nd July 2009, 16:45
Replies: 17
Views: 4,882
Posted By David Menzies
Re Westbury. I have tried to post 2 pictures of...

Re Westbury. I have tried to post 2 pictures of the Westbury in Manchester being handed over to new owners. The ship view was OK & posted yet the deck view, also a slide was rejected as too big, yet...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th April 2009, 20:15
Replies: 193
Views: 39,219
Posted By David Menzies
Paddy Slevin.

I was interstedin the comments on Paddy Slevin.
He was mate of the Newbury in 1960 with Captain Taylor.
Dave Menzies
Forum: Colliers 27th March 2009, 22:52
Replies: 46
Views: 20,167
Posted By David Menzies
CORFLEET Trevor Waddington.

(A) Have you tried contacting the World Ship Society as they sell a wide range of pictures. The expert is Roy Fenton.
Dave Menzies. I was on the Corbank.
Forum: Colliers 17th February 2009, 21:37
Replies: 46
Views: 20,167
Posted By David Menzies
Corfleet.

Suggest you contact the world ship society as they have good photographic records.
Dave Menzies
I was on the Corbank.
Hi.
Suggest you skim through the collier threads as there is a mention about...
Forum: Colliers 17th February 2009, 21:28
Replies: 46
Views: 20,167
Posted By David Menzies
Corfleet.

Suggest you contact the world ship society as they have good photographic records.
Dave Menzies
I was on the Corbank.
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