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Search: Posts Made By: Peter (Pat) Baker
Forum: Say Hello 27th August 2015, 18:02
Replies: 18
Views: 4,342
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Thanks for the quick reply. I am 82 now and...

Thanks for the quick reply.
I am 82 now and have been retired for 20 years.
I live in a small market town in mid Wales, and I am
enjoying life.
I intend to live forever, and so far so good....
Forum: Say Hello 27th August 2015, 16:45
Replies: 18
Views: 4,342
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Geoff, I was with Harrison Line 1957 to 1966. ...

Geoff,
I was with Harrison Line 1957 to 1966.
Sailed in Administrator 1962.

Peter Baker.
Forum: Say Hello 4th August 2015, 23:09
Replies: 7
Hi
Views: 1,282
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
I was with Palm Line & T&J Harrisons. What...

I was with Palm Line & T&J Harrisons.
What years was he with those companies,
and what is his full name?

Pat Baker.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th October 2014, 18:55
Replies: 26
Views: 6,658
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Thanks for the reply Bill. Yes Captain Pascoe...

Thanks for the reply Bill.
Yes Captain Pascoe was a top man, and we had a very
happy ship in the Assiout.
Pat.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th October 2014, 16:35
Replies: 26
Views: 6,658
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
I sailed in the Assiout wehen shewas I...

I sailed in the Assiout wehen shewas



I sailed in the Assiout when she was on charter to Harrison Line in the mid sixties.
I was supercargo, Captain was John D. Pascoe, does anybody remember...
Forum: Say Hello 26th June 2014, 17:32
Replies: 7
Hi
Views: 1,188
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Make that three Alan.

Make that three Alan.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 14th June 2014, 15:25
Replies: 29
Views: 4,927
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
John D. Pascoe

Jackie,
Was your Uncle John from Cornwall?
Pat Baker.
Forum: Say Hello 22nd February 2014, 19:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,484
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Pete Barlow. I sailed in the Governor three...

Pete Barlow.

I sailed in the Governor three times. 1957 : 1960 ; 1963.
Any connection?
Peter (Pat) Baker.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 10th November 2013, 21:08
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Nick, I have sent you a reply by Private...

Nick,
I have sent you a reply by Private message.
I hope that you have received this.
Pat Baker.
Forum: Ship Research 10th September 2013, 17:31
Replies: 11
Views: 2,713
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Roger, for thins please read things......oops. ...

Roger,
for thins please read things......oops.
Pat.
Forum: Ship Research 10th September 2013, 17:30
Replies: 11
Views: 2,713
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Many thanks again Roger. I will give those...

Many thanks again Roger.
I will give those thins a try.
Cheers and take care.
Pat Baker.
Forum: Ship Research 9th September 2013, 18:19
Replies: 11
Views: 2,713
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Roger Griffiths, many thanks for that Roger. ...

Roger Griffiths,
many thanks for that Roger.
I have been onto the MUN website, entered all the ships names,
Official numbers and dates of discharges, and was told that they
had no record of these...
Forum: Ship Research 7th September 2013, 19:58
Replies: 11
Views: 2,713
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
I sailed in a later "Politician" and have been...

I sailed in a later "Politician" and have been unable to
find crew lists of her,
In fact I sailed in about 15 different Harrison ships
late 50's and 60's and not one of them appear in the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th May 2013, 20:42
Replies: 8
Views: 2,319
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Hazel, I, for one, have had no reply from...

Hazel,

I, for one, have had no reply from you as yet.
Just type and send as you did in your original post.
In your second post you mentioned a "stoker".
What made you say that? I have seen no...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 9th May 2013, 18:21
Replies: 8
Views: 2,319
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Hazel, I was at scool with Eric (Oldershaw...

Hazel,
I was at scool with Eric (Oldershaw Grammar School, Wallasey).
After leaving school Eric went to sea and I went into the army.
After the Army I went to sea with Palm Line (2 years) and then...
Forum: The Bridge 8th March 2013, 15:01
Replies: 49
Views: 8,483
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Don't know if tis is true. but I was told of a...

Don't know if tis is true. but I was told of a WW2 destroyer
and a submarine sailing from Liverpool to escort MN ships
in the Western Approaches.
Sub. to Destroyer "in the event of enemy action I...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 28th January 2013, 23:46
Replies: 28
Views: 17,114
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Noel, Gawd do I ever remember those metal trays...

Noel,
Gawd do I ever remember those metal trays filled with china clay.
People to-day would never believe you if you told them that tale.
We were in very heavy weather once, and had been for some...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 25th January 2013, 19:02
Replies: 28
Views: 17,114
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Noel. yes I remember Hardy and Stafford. The...

Noel.
yes I remember Hardy and Stafford.
The rest I do not recall.
The book by Graeme Cubbin is great, and I sailed
with Graeme when he was Chief Officer.
You are correct about the way Bill...
Forum: Say Hello 25th January 2013, 18:46
Replies: 18
Views: 2,243
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Alf, No, the pub was demolished in 1969, with...

Alf,
No, the pub was demolished in 1969, with no intention of re-building it.
However about 18 months later the brewery (which had become
Whitbreads) contacted me and asked for the licence to be...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd January 2013, 19:07
Replies: 18
Views: 2,243
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Alf, I am a Wllasey lad myself, but a couple of...

Alf,
I am a Wllasey lad myself, but a couple of years after you left
the U.K., I had left the sea and I took a pub in Birkenhead.
It was the Lord Exmouth, in Exmouth Street.
Do you remember it?...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 23rd January 2013, 19:01
Replies: 28
Views: 17,114
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Noel, Bill Rowntree eventually became...

Noel,
Bill Rowntree eventually became Superintendant Purser and was
a bit of a pal of mine. He left the company circa 1965. I was on leave
at the time, and when I came back he had gone. Nobady...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 22nd January 2013, 16:34
Replies: 28
Views: 17,114
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
T&j

Gleo,
you are more than welcome to nick my avatar (as you say
you were a lecky, so what can we expect)
There was a previous posting on this thread from
Gerry Whitehead.
I once paid off a...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 21st January 2013, 16:55
Replies: 28
Views: 17,114
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
T&j

I was a Purser with T&J 1957- 1966 after two years with Palm Line.
Harrisons were an excellent company. Great feeders and marvellous
shipmates.
I really do miss those very happy days.
Pat Baker.
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 8th November 2012, 16:09
Replies: 102
Views: 54,919
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Chris, I have just had another thought,...

Chris,

I have just had another thought, perhaps we could contact
each other by 'phone.
Either send me your number by private message,
or I will send you mine.
Cheers,
Pat.
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 8th November 2012, 16:05
Replies: 102
Views: 54,919
Posted By Peter (Pat) Baker
Chris Booth. Hello againn Chris. Thanks...

Chris Booth.
Hello againn Chris.

Thanks for your reply, it has brought back a lot of memories, although
after all this time they are somewhat hazy.

The chief steward of the Gambia Palm really...
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