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Search: Posts Made By: drewg
Forum: Shell 21st August 2013, 22:23
Replies: 20
Views: 7,109
Posted By drewg
hilarious, but so true!

hilarious, but so true!
Forum: Nautical Colleges 20th August 2013, 00:40
Replies: 219
Views: 67,945
Posted By drewg
I am blessed (or cursed) with the ability to...

I am blessed (or cursed) with the ability to remember almost everyone and to know my own stupidity (we were lads). The good bit is that i remember the coffee place, the marquee, (forgive spelling). I...
Forum: Shell 20th August 2013, 00:19
Replies: 20
Views: 7,109
Posted By drewg
it's funny swinging the lamp - but was always...

it's funny swinging the lamp - but was always easy talking to you then as it is now.

I did lightering (v lightening) with Mobil in later years and was always blown away by how awful British crew...
Forum: Shell 19th August 2013, 22:10
Replies: 20
Views: 7,109
Posted By drewg
I still wonder at how 'health and safety' would...

I still wonder at how 'health and safety' would look at lightening operations.

I recall crossing a plank to the 'Batillus' for her first ever lightening. Weather deteriorating of course, we broke...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 19th August 2013, 21:57
Replies: 219
Views: 67,945
Posted By drewg
You are correct about Landrie - think some of the...

You are correct about Landrie - think some of the engineers were put out that we had 'been there' as it were. Anyway, enough said.
I apologise for being obscure, the guy i meant, his name actually...
Forum: Shell 17th August 2013, 22:33
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By drewg
It was Ben(edict) Cook - thanks for that. ...

It was Ben(edict) Cook - thanks for that.

We did join in Kobe. Had several days in S'pore, several more in Bangkok and five in Kobe. Had seen everywhere i wanted to see before i joined my first...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 17th August 2013, 22:24
Replies: 219
Views: 67,945
Posted By drewg
Wasn't Steve Davis the ex BI guy? How did anyone...

Wasn't Steve Davis the ex BI guy? How did anyone survive the drive home from the Plume on a Sunday?

Remember back at the RNC on phase 1 there was an unpopular pompous CC - had a french name (i...
Forum: Shell 15th August 2013, 22:56
Replies: 20
Views: 7,109
Posted By drewg
I'd forgotten most of the names you've mentioned...

I'd forgotten most of the names you've mentioned - but jumping up and down on the beret brings that man back.
Also always remember Kerley, or as we called him 'cat killer Kerley'. A steward had a...
Forum: Shell 15th August 2013, 22:27
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By drewg
I remember the Vexilla well. Six deck and six...

I remember the Vexilla well. Six deck and six engine cadets, we deckies were LJ Walton's extra workforce. An eventful first trip for me. I remember John Moxley, Barry Royal and a guy called Ben.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 3rd August 2013, 21:57
Replies: 219
Views: 67,945
Posted By drewg
I kept in touch with Steve right until he went,...

I kept in touch with Steve right until he went, lost touch with Mandy after that. I do remember 'Yorrick', he bunked next door to me at Merrifield, hence Nina is the redhead?

Lots of guys went off...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 1st August 2013, 22:57
Replies: 219
Views: 67,945
Posted By drewg
I've been reading this page for ages and enjoying...

I've been reading this page for ages and enjoying memories through the contributors. I dont know Barry Challis but seem to know a lot of the other names. I felt of course that i was an electric...
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