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Search: Posts Made By: Nigel Wing
Forum: BP Shipping 4th February 2018, 12:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,618
Posted By Nigel Wing
I sailed with A.Barley on British Resource July...

I sailed with A.Barley on British Resource July to December 1964.
Forum: The Engine Room 4th February 2018, 12:28
Replies: 1
Views: 948
Posted By Nigel Wing
I sailed with a Chief Engineer with BP named A...

I sailed with a Chief Engineer with BP named A Barley, this was in 1964 on British Resource, probably not the same person. I still have the reference he gave me when I paid off.
Forum: BP Shipping 10th January 2017, 16:26
Replies: 10
Views: 2,302
Posted By Nigel Wing
There were several of these paintings in the...

There were several of these paintings in the Greyhound Pub at Falmouth for many years. The pub is sadly no more, wonder what happened to them.
Forum: P & O 20th September 2016, 17:24
Replies: 2
Views: 2,621
Posted By Nigel Wing
mv KILDARE

I joined mv Kildare at Rotterdam, during September 1977. She had previously suffered a complete blackout and total loss of power/ propulsion and was towed into Singapore.

Does anyone remember...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 2nd February 2016, 20:54
Replies: 24
Views: 4,604
Posted By Nigel Wing
Sailed with Tommy Wilson on GAMBHIRA running...

Sailed with Tommy Wilson on GAMBHIRA running between Kuwait, and the Indian Coast carrying ammonia. Taking stores and spares with the 2nd engineer we thought how can we get Tommy involved, so dropped...
Forum: BP Shipping 2nd February 2016, 20:28
Replies: 22
Views: 4,932
Posted By Nigel Wing
I purchased BP's Early Large Tankers yesterday,...

I purchased BP's Early Large Tankers yesterday, found it fairly informative, although personally I would like to have seen some mention of the Italian builds. I worked at Falmouth Docks during the...
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd June 2015, 16:27
Replies: 96
Views: 12,703
Posted By Nigel Wing
I was Lecky, always seemed to have enough...

I was Lecky, always seemed to have enough boilersuits, clean one every day.
Forum: The Engine Room 22nd June 2015, 19:26
Replies: 96
Views: 12,703
Posted By Nigel Wing
Different for each era. BP in the 60's with...

Different for each era.
BP in the 60's with Indian Crew, the Tindal did them for a fee paid at the end of the trip.
P&O in the 70's and 80's, the steward would collect them weekly and take them to...
Forum: BP Shipping 6th August 2014, 19:52
Replies: 33
Views: 5,861
Posted By Nigel Wing
Here is the funnel of British Confidence at...

Here is the funnel of British Confidence at Stavanger 1968.www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/42306/title/british-confidence/cat500.
Forum: Say Hello 12th May 2014, 14:17
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Nigel Wing
Hello Mike, welcome to ships nostalgia. I was in...

Hello Mike, welcome to ships nostalgia. I was in the works office at Silley Cox & Co, prior to serving my apprenticeship as an Electrician. This was in 1958/59, I remember you in the First Aid room...
Forum: BP Shipping 13th January 2014, 15:54
Replies: 37
Views: 12,120
Posted By Nigel Wing
Recently, while talking to an acquaintance about...

Recently, while talking to an acquaintance about Western Australia, he mentioned Kwinana, and then related a little story about his time on British Sovereign there and in the Persian Gulf. His age is...
Forum: Say Hello 29th November 2013, 11:43
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By Nigel Wing
Phirripsan and Grahamjohn, welcome to this site,...

Phirripsan and Grahamjohn, welcome to this site, two fine engineers, from our Transocean Maritime Agency days. I remember you both well, and look forward to any future contributions to the forums...
Forum: BP Shipping 31st October 2013, 16:27
Replies: 11
Views: 3,897
Posted By Nigel Wing
Hi. I did not know Bob Hodgson, but I did sail...

Hi. I did not know Bob Hodgson, but I did sail on British Resource during 1964, the 2nd Engineer then was John Barnes a Scot, I wonder if this was the Ch/Eng on this ship in 1967.
Nigel.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 30th August 2013, 21:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,738
Posted By Nigel Wing
Hello Mick. An interesting post. I...

Hello Mick.

An interesting post.

I sailed on Garinda on three separate occasions as Lecky and Senior Lecky.
1. 16/11/78 - 27/2/78
joined Barcelona - paid off Barcelona.
I relieved Steve...
Forum: Say Hello 21st July 2013, 11:20
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By Nigel Wing
Ray. Welcome to this fascinating site, hope...

Ray.

Welcome to this fascinating site, hope to see and hear of your experiences at sea with P&O as they will co-incide with mine.

All the Best.

Nigel.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 15th May 2013, 17:49
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By Nigel Wing
I also found my 16th edition of Ocean Ships to be...

I also found my 16th edition of Ocean Ships to be short of several photos, I have not sent mine back, but can understand your reasons for doing so. You would think that a book costing 30 pounds...
Forum: The Galley 8th January 2013, 16:21
Replies: 161
Views: 44,740
Posted By Nigel Wing
Going back to Ch Stewards, good and bad, John...

Going back to Ch Stewards, good and bad, John Jones (Welshman) has my vote as the top Ch Steward I have sailed with, the rest of the catering staff on this vessel were Indonesian, but John would be...
Forum: P & O 5th October 2012, 15:34
Replies: 34
Views: 9,944
Posted By Nigel Wing
Hi Ray. Mass Spectrometer. While serving on...

Hi Ray. Mass Spectrometer. While serving on Gambada, P&O carried out trials for this kit. I think we must have been in a UK port at the time as all this gear arrived on board un-expectantly, plus a...
Forum: P & O 5th October 2012, 15:21
Replies: 16
Views: 6,621
Posted By Nigel Wing
Ray. I do remember the Mass Spectrometer trials....

Ray. I do remember the Mass Spectrometer trials. see on GAMBADA thread.
Cheers Nigel.
Forum: P & O 3rd October 2012, 15:44
Replies: 16
Views: 6,621
Posted By Nigel Wing
Hi Ray. I sailed with Ron Paton as Cargo...

Hi Ray.
I sailed with Ron Paton as Cargo Engineer on GANDARA way back in 1980. we drydocked at Rotterdam, and all had our families out for the duration.

Later I was sent on the MSA Gas Analyser...
Forum: Tankers 12th September 2012, 20:55
Replies: 48
Views: 18,168
Posted By Nigel Wing
Erimus. ref Trochurus. T2 Tanker built 1945...

Erimus.
ref Trochurus.
T2 Tanker built 1945 as Council Crest. ( Kaiser Yard )
Renamed Trochurus 1947 for Anglo-Saxon - Shell Tankers Ltd. British Flag. Scrapped 1962 at Port Glasgow.

Nigel.
Forum: The Engine Room 7th September 2012, 19:35
Replies: 77
Views: 22,163
Posted By Nigel Wing
All ships I have sailed on had lathes, even as an...

All ships I have sailed on had lathes, even as an electrician serving my apprenticeship in a dockyard we had to have lathe skills. Very handy on my first trip at sea on a BP tanker, an old 16,000 ton...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd August 2012, 14:16
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By Nigel Wing
D C Colman

Hello all.
I am looking for any information on a CP Ship, my brother sailed on sometime in the 1970's. She is the D C Colman. He would appreciate her history and eventual fate.

Thanks
Nigel.
Forum: P & O 16th August 2012, 09:30
Replies: 72
Views: 12,072
Posted By Nigel Wing
Hello johntee, just looked through my old runners...

Hello johntee, just looked through my old runners & riders, from my Gas Ship days. I reckon I've located your name. I do not think we sailed together though.

I will not put your name online in...
Forum: The Galley 18th July 2012, 19:29
Replies: 84
Views: 22,475
Posted By Nigel Wing
Anne's Pasties on the Lizard, cannot be beaten....

Anne's Pasties on the Lizard, cannot be beaten. Have a look online.
Nigel
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