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Search: Posts Made By: dnobmal
Forum: Ship Research 12th July 2011, 19:59
Replies: 88
Views: 28,025
Posted By dnobmal
This is one for Gdynia who I believe sailed with...

This is one for Gdynia who I believe sailed with him ,my friend was speaking to his younger son and his daughter whose husband also sailed with the Stag Line but he does not know her married name and...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 26th June 2009, 16:17
Replies: 55
Views: 9,177
Posted By dnobmal
My son who still lives in the UK ,his provider is...

My son who still lives in the UK ,his provider is BT and they give him Macafee in his broadband package deal . It used to be Norton but they have dropped it for some reason,up to now he has no...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 31st May 2009, 17:59
Replies: 3
Views: 1,989
Posted By dnobmal
A bit off the subject but spent a lot of time...

A bit off the subject but spent a lot of time there in my younger days my uncle had a pub there
Forum: Esso Tankers 27th May 2009, 19:30
Replies: 137
Views: 58,123
Posted By dnobmal
There was a Bond who was with Esso ,was on the US...

There was a Bond who was with Esso ,was on the US coast in the Esso Portsmouth during the late sixties early seventies he was a West Country man but lived in the N E
Forum: BP Shipping 13th May 2009, 19:09
Replies: 10
Views: 2,800
Posted By dnobmal
remember the Cuba, and Bucket of Blood,The Half...

remember the Cuba, and Bucket of Blood,The Half Moon,if i remember that was run by a mother and daughter,also shipped with a guy called Pete Bottom from Swansea we left him in New Orleans after a car...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 11th April 2009, 20:12
Replies: 22
Views: 4,758
Posted By dnobmal
Was in Capetown in the fifties we were on the...

Was in Capetown in the fifties we were on the Plate run The Willem Barendzs called in on her way home after a season down in the Antartic,those guys knew how to party joined them in the Carlton hotel...
Forum: Tugs 11th April 2009, 19:40
Replies: 187
Views: 46,677
Posted By dnobmal
Hi to you all the last time I saw Henshaw he was...

Hi to you all the last time I saw Henshaw he was on the tugs at Shetland Towage Sullom Voe that was a few years ago in the eighties he left to go to as far as I know a company that was just getting...
Forum: Esso Tankers 10th April 2009, 18:11
Replies: 137
Views: 58,123
Posted By dnobmal
Hello Jackaroo are you the pumpman called Jim who...

Hello Jackaroo are you the pumpman called Jim who was with Davey Girvan the bosun,as you said Ian Smith was a great Master to sail with also remember Boler,sorry to say Ian Smith passed away a...
Forum: BP Shipping 17th March 2009, 17:00
Replies: 91
Views: 44,971
Posted By dnobmal
I served on board 2 of the 28,000 in the early...

I served on board 2 of the 28,000 in the early fifties and they were certainly known as Super-Tankers and addressed as such by those that sailed in them,the vessels I sailed on were the Crown and...
Forum: Say Hello 16th January 2009, 18:52
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By dnobmal
Hello and welcome to the site,I suppose you mean...

Hello and welcome to the site,I suppose you mean that Raleigh was a rebuilt unit as it was there during the war, used to pass it on my way to Cawsands or Looe also Fishguard was there as my cousin...
Forum: Say Hello 8th December 2008, 18:49
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By dnobmal
Hello Victor welcome onboard hope you enjoy the...

Hello Victor welcome onboard hope you enjoy the site there are a few Shetlanders about .I remember well your Grandfather and Grandmother John and Teenie,what about the rest of the Vidlin folk your...
Forum: Say Hello 16th October 2008, 17:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,300
Posted By dnobmal
Welcome on board Ian ,I presume you are the I.T...

Welcome on board Ian ,I presume you are the I.T that was at Sella Ness for Hay & Co with Ian Brown, hope you are keeping well,ErrolSmith is on here sometimes,and I have seen a post by Ray Ferry,and...
Forum: Say Hello 29th August 2008, 19:40
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By dnobmal
Hello and welcome are you the Joe Cracknell who...

Hello and welcome are you the Joe Cracknell who was at Sullom Voe in the eighties
Forum: Houlder Brothers 9th September 2007, 18:24
Replies: 1,019
Views: 235,810
Posted By dnobmal
i spent some time in Shetland in a village called...

i spent some time in Shetland in a village called Pundston and John Houlder owned or still owns a house about a quarter of a mile down the road from where I lived at the time.I visited his house once...
Forum: Esso Tankers 28th August 2007, 19:03
Replies: 28
Views: 12,449
Posted By dnobmal
I sailed on the Esso Portsmouth,joined her in...

I sailed on the Esso Portsmouth,joined her in 1972 in New York
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th June 2007, 19:24
Replies: 22
Views: 2,477
Posted By dnobmal
Welcome to the site from another greybeard lot of...

Welcome to the site from another greybeard lot of us about and active shipped out first trip 47 and made a career out of it
Forum: BP Shipping 2nd June 2007, 20:32
Replies: 22
Views: 5,213
Posted By dnobmal
I seem to remember there was an old Russian...

I seem to remember there was an old Russian chippy who sailed with BTC,he came from Paris cannot remember which ship we were on,does anyone else recall him,also there was a Bosun who was Spanish...
Forum: Say Hello 15th March 2007, 21:51
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By dnobmal
Welcome to the site ORCOMA 1908 11,546 gross...

Welcome to the site
ORCOMA 1908
11,546 gross tons, length 511.6ft x beam 62.2ft, one funnel, two masts, twin
screw, speed 14.5 knots, accommodation for 246-1st, 202-2nd, 106-intermediate and...
Forum: Say Hello 26th February 2007, 19:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By dnobmal
All you have to do is read the first part of my...

All you have to do is read the first part of my handle backwards Regards Mike
Forum: Say Hello 25th February 2007, 18:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By dnobmal
hello Ray welcome on board,are you still out in...

hello Ray welcome on board,are you still out in the Aith area.There is another member from Sellness on this site young Errol Smith with Shetland Towage regards Mike
Forum: Say Hello 20th December 2006, 20:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By dnobmal
Yes paul that is a fair description of Bob ,his...

Yes paul that is a fair description of Bob ,his wife Jennie was the same always smiling and happy, spoke to Bob about 4/5 years on the phone ago he was back in Shetland again only he was there not as...
Forum: BP Shipping 13th December 2006, 21:30
Replies: 598
Views: 85,989
Posted By dnobmal
Curry /kedgeree

Most ships I sailed on in the fifties in the BTC/BP fleet curry and kedgeree was regular fare on the menu with European crews onboard.Back in those days the fleet never had a very good reputation for...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th December 2006, 20:12
Replies: 17
Views: 2,641
Posted By dnobmal
I did notice the other week in a cover disc which...

I did notice the other week in a cover disc which I received from the UK a unofficial SP3 ,but it was nothing to do with Microsoft
Forum: Colliers 3rd December 2006, 17:48
Replies: 27
Views: 11,795
Posted By dnobmal
In the above posting it should read Greenwich for...

In the above posting it should read Greenwich for the down river berth which the 3 larger ships in the fleet ran to as they were not flatirons.
Forum: Colliers 2nd December 2006, 21:31
Replies: 27
Views: 11,795
Posted By dnobmal
The masters who were on the Mitcham while I was...

The masters who were on the Mitcham while I was there wasG. Vosper from the Tyne,Develin was like myself a West Country Man ,though he lived in South Shields,Purvis from the Tyne and Stockdale where...
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