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Search: Posts Made By: K urgess
Forum: The Galley 28th April 2008, 13:48
Replies: 703
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Posted By K urgess
I'm disappointed, JC. Must be something to do...

I'm disappointed, JC.
Must be something to do with mad cow disease, maybe.(Jester)
Glad you found the Fray Bentos on your extended shopping trip!
Geniet van uw steak en nieren vlaaien.
(Before...
Forum: The Galley 16th February 2008, 11:08
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
An idea worthy of a first tripper, John T.?...

An idea worthy of a first tripper, John T.? (Jester)
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/lubber
A word that hasn't sprung up in one of our many quizzes.
Forum: The Galley 13th January 2008, 23:47
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
I supose they thought a couple of quid for the...

I supose they thought a couple of quid for the two as SLTs would be a saving on the hundred quid they would've cost to SA as MSGs.
I've got some charging info somewhere that I can't find but I think...
Forum: The Galley 13th January 2008, 23:27
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
Sailed with Robbie twice, Ron. A true...

Sailed with Robbie twice, Ron.
A true gentleman.
A pity he crossed the bar so soon after retirement and didn't get to enjoy his favourite pastimes.
So you'll recognise him 8 years on.
Forum: The Galley 13th January 2008, 22:29
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
Have to revisit my appraisal of Texaco feeding. ...

Have to revisit my appraisal of Texaco feeding.
My letters to the Memsahib show that the food had taken a turn for the worse on the way from Rastan to Genoa in November 1974.
Apparently we had...
Forum: The Galley 31st December 2007, 19:08
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
I'm sure the devilled kidney we got served on...

I'm sure the devilled kidney we got served on toast was out of a tin, John.
Used to be able to get it in Tesco's but not sure now what with the mad cow scare and offal, etc.
Forum: The Galley 30th November 2007, 20:03
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
I agree with the Esso feeding, Pete. Stored up...

I agree with the Esso feeding, Pete.
Stored up in Lisbon leaving drydock and again in Capetown.
I used to know what to expect because I had to send the 500 word storing message.
Texaco were almost...
Forum: The Galley 28th November 2007, 20:14
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
Oh Yessss! Most definitely. Bifi de lomo...

Oh Yessss! Most definitely.
Bifi de lomo completo a dos huevos i patatas fritas, por favor.
(apologies to our Spanish members [=P])
About the quivalent of 3 bob when I was there and more than you...
Forum: The Galley 28th August 2007, 13:24
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
Sardines on toast. Usually sardine on toast...

Sardines on toast.

Usually sardine on toast definitely singular and the toast soaked in oil.
Perfect for stormy weather[=P]
Forum: The Galley 15th August 2007, 22:58
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
Although the food was great on VLCCs, including...

Although the food was great on VLCCs, including free wine, you could tell the day of the week by the menu most of the time.
If it was steak it was either Thursday or Sunday.[=P]
Forum: The Galley 15th August 2007, 13:23
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
Always good to revisit a favourite subject,...

Always good to revisit a favourite subject, awateah2.
One of the first questions was always "Is she a good feeder?".

I did see a tin of devilled kidneys in Tesco's once. Probably been removed...
Forum: The Galley 15th August 2007, 10:53
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
When my wife came away with me they had to...

When my wife came away with me they had to increase the order for condensed milk. She loved it.

Quite a few ships I sailed on left the officer's pantry open so that you could go and help yourself...
Forum: The Galley 14th August 2007, 23:05
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
Luxury, Chris. I mostly remember curly dog...

Luxury, Chris.

I mostly remember curly dog sp..... sandwiches in greaseproof paper every night.
Still can't stand sandwich spread.

Kris
Forum: The Galley 14th August 2007, 17:24
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
I can still taste that pea soup and the novel use...

I can still taste that pea soup and the novel use for ancient bread. Not necessarily a bad memory.

Bit of a shock to the system for a working class lad from 'Ull.

Hungry Hogarth's wasn't too...
Forum: The Galley 19th August 2006, 15:31
Replies: 703
Views: 98,143
Posted By K urgess
Red face Danske Franske Dampskib Selskap (not that DFDS) ...

Danske Franske Dampskib Selskap (not that DFDS)
I was the officer's messboy (still am) so I got first pickings and I love Scandinavian open sandwiches (smorbrod/smorgassbord). Drew the line at raw...
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