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Search: Posts Made By: Malcolm S
Forum: Cunard 22nd August 2018, 17:36
Replies: 62
Views: 25,277
Posted By Malcolm S
I suspect you have the name confused - as I...

I suspect you have the name confused - as I recall it was Maurice Tate and the Captain was Laurence Portet.
Malcolm
Forum: Cunard 12th December 2017, 16:45
Replies: 1
Views: 1,931
Posted By Malcolm S
A true Gentleman, a good Captain. I have...

A true Gentleman, a good Captain.
I have memories of his dry humour while serving with him on the QE2 and Cunard Princess.
Condolences to his family.
Malcolm
Forum: The Engine Room 2nd November 2017, 20:11
Replies: 175
Views: 28,097
Posted By Malcolm S
Good one Rod !! When I saw the heading...

Good one Rod !!

When I saw the heading "Handy Tools" my mind immediately went to a Top End Spanner.

M
Forum: Shaw Savill 9th November 2016, 04:55
Replies: 90
Views: 32,772
Posted By Malcolm S
Yes, Brian Hills was Captain during my time on...

Yes, Brian Hills was Captain during my time on the OM. Last saw him at the SSL re-union in Nottingham few years back.
M
Forum: Shaw Savill 5th November 2016, 18:03
Replies: 90
Views: 32,772
Posted By Malcolm S
Any pictures

Roy,
If your still out there I sent you a private message - did you get it?

Reason for this though I am asking if any ex OM lads or lasses have pictures of the ships interior and other officers/...
Forum: Cunard 22nd April 2016, 18:24
Replies: 62
Views: 25,277
Posted By Malcolm S
My mistake - it was the Countess that had the...

My mistake - it was the Countess that had the fire.
But the question still stands - where is she now?
Forum: Cunard 20th April 2016, 07:09
Replies: 62
Views: 25,277
Posted By Malcolm S
Whatever happened to the CP after the fire - was...

Whatever happened to the CP after the fire - was she scrapped?
Malcolm
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 19th February 2016, 17:21
Replies: 0
Views: 719
Posted By Malcolm S
Salt to the Sea

I have not yet read the book by Ruta Sepetys but plan to get a copy from the library. The reason I know about it is a friends Grandmother got out of line and was stopped from boarding this ship at...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th August 2015, 20:28
Replies: 127
Views: 20,182
Posted By Malcolm S
I don't think it would be that easy John, it...

I don't think it would be that easy John, it seems to want to do much more besides and the dates do not tally.
Many programs not working or had to be re-installed. Google maps OOO, websites very...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th August 2015, 17:51
Replies: 127
Views: 20,182
Posted By Malcolm S
It took about three hours to download on my lap...

It took about three hours to download on my lap top. Wish I had not bothered! What a load of @#$%. How do I get rid of it?
Nothing but problems and every time I use my laptop I find another reason...
Forum: Royal Mail Line 24th May 2015, 08:53
Replies: 37
Views: 8,970
Posted By Malcolm S
I believe the Essequibo had glass fiber life...

I believe the Essequibo had glass fiber life boats, so not from the Magdalena. I was third mate on the "Squib" under Capt Anderson, Max Hobbs was Chief Officer and Ray Contreras Chief Eng.

Malcolm
Forum: Royal Mail Line 24th May 2015, 08:49
Replies: 37
Views: 8,970
Posted By Malcolm S
Correct me if I am wrong (and I know you will !)...

Correct me if I am wrong (and I know you will !) but the Drina in the picture, I was a cadet on her, I thought ended her days under the red ensign still with RML and the later Drina was an ex SSL "I"...
Forum: The Bridge 24th May 2015, 08:33
Replies: 47
Views: 7,758
Posted By Malcolm S
I knew Gilkicker well as a kid. During my cadet...

I knew Gilkicker well as a kid. During my cadet training my Morse code was not brilliant so my Dad put me in touch with a relative of his who was a signalman at Gilkicker. When I met up with him I...
Forum: Cunard 1st April 2015, 07:41
Replies: 62
Views: 25,277
Posted By Malcolm S
Thanks for the info, however due to distance will...

Thanks for the info, however due to distance will be unable to attend. However would like to see some pictures from the event please
M
Forum: Cunard 1st April 2015, 07:32
Replies: 2
Views: 2,188
Posted By Malcolm S
Thanks Paul Malcolm

Thanks Paul
Malcolm
Forum: Royal Mail Line 6th February 2015, 18:06
Replies: 4
Views: 3,402
Posted By Malcolm S
My first ship was the Pampas, looking back it was...

My first ship was the Pampas, looking back it was a 'bucket'! but had quite a story to tell regarding its history.

Malcolm
Forum: Cunard 28th January 2015, 17:36
Replies: 2
Views: 2,188
Posted By Malcolm S
Hotel Manager / Purser Vic Savage

I sailed with Vic on the Countess before he moved to Disney. His name came up in a conversation the other day and we believe he met an untimely demise. Can any one throw some light on this please....
Forum: Royal Mail Line 15th November 2014, 17:12
Replies: 15
Views: 5,499
Posted By Malcolm S
The split accommodation was indeed to fit the...

The split accommodation was indeed to fit the meat loaders in BA and Monty. The D boats were the same.
It also seemed to a an unspoken trade mark of the RML ships as their dry cargo fleet also had a...
Forum: Shaw Savill 4th May 2014, 16:42
Replies: 90
Views: 32,772
Posted By Malcolm S
Greetings, From our latest plans NZ has been...

Greetings,
From our latest plans NZ has been knocked off the list for the moment. Never mind, another time. How did the re-union go? Just realized you mentioned Chris Sharp - do you have his contact...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 4th May 2014, 16:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,241
Posted By Malcolm S
Greetings I remember Nick, last time I saw him...

Greetings
I remember Nick, last time I saw him was after Cunard went from using NUS crew and to Bahamian flag. He was working on a Townsend ferry from Portsmouth (or was it Southampton?) to Calais....
Forum: Cunard 29th April 2014, 01:24
Replies: 30
Views: 11,457
Posted By Malcolm S
Greetings Paul, Sorry for the delay, been away...

Greetings Paul,
Sorry for the delay, been away on a car rally - great fun. Sorry to hear about Fred, as I recall he was an 'all round good egg' and got on with everybody. Cant have been that old...
Forum: Shaw Savill 9th March 2014, 18:39
Replies: 9
Views: 4,714
Posted By Malcolm S
We have ben following that program here in...

We have ben following that program here in Canada. My wife is an ex SSA nurse but was also a midwife working in similar conditions portrayed in the program but in the Leicester area. I often looked...
Forum: Cunard 9th March 2014, 18:31
Replies: 30
Views: 11,457
Posted By Malcolm S
David and Jamie Luke, used to live near...

David and Jamie Luke, used to live near Bournemouth but no idea where they are now. Knew their mother as well, lovely lady.

Malcolm
Forum: Cunard 2nd March 2014, 16:57
Replies: 30
Views: 11,457
Posted By Malcolm S
Beg to differ again - front row as you look at...

Beg to differ again - front row as you look at the picture - far right is Alan Marsden, Radio Op. Confirmed by the man himself, and others. Rick Collinson was much stockier in build.

Malcolm
Forum: Cunard 1st March 2014, 02:54
Replies: 30
Views: 11,457
Posted By Malcolm S
OK, from a couple of my contacts - some names may...

OK, from a couple of my contacts - some names may be spelled wrong -
Top row
L2R
Tim Castle / Bea Williams / Manny Williams / Casino girl (which one of my contacts was madly in lust with)/ Casino...
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