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Search: Posts Made By: Geoff of Hull
Forum: Houlder Brothers Yesterday, 13:31
Replies: 114
Views: 32,253
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Yes I am still around

Hi Rupert .I am still kicking around but retired now.But very busy I am Admin of a couple of sites and I have just been elected Chairman of Trinity House Old Boys Ass which is time consuming.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 25th February 2019, 23:01
Replies: 58
Views: 17,395
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 1st February 2019, 00:31
Replies: 58
Views: 17,395
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Another reunion

Please note the next 'carboat club' will be meeting up to swing the lamp,Last gathering we managed 20+ So if you want a chin wag and meet up with old shipmates..Minerva pub near the pier at 1330...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 6th October 2018, 01:16
Replies: 58
Views: 17,395
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Please note our reunions are every 2 month..The...

Please note our reunions are every 2 month..The First Thursday in every Even month ie next meeting is December 6th at the Minerva pub overlooking the River Humber Hull at about 1330..
We had a...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 31st May 2018, 12:05
Replies: 58
Views: 17,395
Posted By Geoff of Hull
There is the usual bi monthly meeting to swing...

There is the usual bi monthly meeting to swing the lamp on our car boat days at the 'Minerva' public house overlooking the River Humber near the old Hull to New Holland Ferry pier.Time about 1330...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 23rd July 2017, 12:22
Replies: 1,019
Views: 240,636
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Under normal circumstances I would say there...

Under normal circumstances I would say there cannot be too many people can say they sailed on two ships of the same name ,obviously in a different era and different ships.I sailed on Orelia in 1968...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th May 2016, 23:23
Replies: 114
Views: 32,253
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Thanks for your sentiments George,Hope you...

Thanks for your sentiments George,Hope you keeping well.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 2nd May 2016, 13:34
Replies: 27
Views: 5,340
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Hi Suffolk Lad,Just to confirm your comment on...

Hi Suffolk Lad,Just to confirm your comment on the performance of the Silvio in bad weather ploughing through the North Sea,I did 3 month on her with Capt Whitfield a pure gem of a Captain in my mind...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 2nd May 2016, 12:42
Replies: 114
Views: 32,253
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Good Morning to everyone,Just to let anyone who...

Good Morning to everyone,Just to let anyone who knows me or remembers me I was at the UJ reunion in Newcastle a few years back,and having served on the UJ and Orelia for about 7 years and Northern...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th January 2016, 19:10
Replies: 2
Views: 1,936
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Westons

I never sailed with Westons but two of my mates did Tony Joplin R I P and Arthur Friend both came out of the F'cle and good seamen,I have not heard from Arthur for a good while now .I was aboard the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th January 2016, 18:58
Replies: 27
Views: 5,340
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Ellermans Wilson Line

Just to let all ex Wilson men know that We have our own friendly site on F/B by putting in the search bar you will find us.you do not have to mess with the other part of F/Book .As admin I will see...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th October 2012, 21:04
Replies: 24
Views: 6,498
Posted By Geoff of Hull
I see the name Willie Jackson popping up.The last...

I see the name Willie Jackson popping up.The last I heard, after sailing with him in the last 6-7 years,That he is or was until a couple of years ago,still sailing 3rd on one of Technips offshore...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 21st July 2012, 21:17
Replies: 58
Views: 17,395
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Things Change lou !

Think some one said Stan the man had crossed the bar a few years ago?But don't quote me on it.Dean Thomson,went offshore,Elbo lost his wife and has a bevy with me on a friday lunch when I am home,Sam...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 20th July 2012, 13:36
Replies: 58
Views: 17,395
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Steve Bell

hello lou
Was with steve last christmas time at Hull trinity House old Boys dinner and dance at Beverley.

Steves fine and was in good spirit at the bar with us having a fare share of...
Forum: Say Hello 14th May 2012, 02:06
Replies: 93
Views: 16,592
Posted By Geoff of Hull
The Elmina Palm,was always a ship I will remember...

The Elmina Palm,was always a ship I will remember with effection and a very happy ship when I was on her,even when we sat aboard her during the seamans strike in 1966 I think the year is correct,we...
Forum: Tugs 2nd May 2012, 01:19
Replies: 38
Views: 9,408
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Thoughts are with you and Pete's family Ray..Will...

Thoughts are with you and Pete's family Ray..Will be sadly missed by all who new him..RIP Pete
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th April 2012, 21:59
Replies: 25
Views: 6,030
Posted By Geoff of Hull
I sailed Bosun on Denholm car carriers after...

I sailed Bosun on Denholm car carriers after being made redundant from Ugland car carriers along with many others especially from the Hull area.
I did my last trip in the MN with them before seeing...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th December 2011, 09:32
Replies: 114
Views: 32,253
Posted By Geoff of Hull
RIP Danny...The last time I saw him was a sad day...

RIP Danny...The last time I saw him was a sad day for him.".His retirement" The "Orelia" was an empty place without him,He would have gone on and on and on if he had his way..
Even turning up at...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 4th February 2011, 23:36
Replies: 2
Views: 1,422
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Try going on Facebook Simmo there is a site for...

Try going on Facebook Simmo there is a site for ORELIA on there could be some guys on there who knows him as that vessel belongs to CSO ..
Or there is a forum on here for Houlder offshore or Uncle...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 28th January 2011, 21:47
Replies: 27
Views: 5,695
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Thanks George

Yes quite right what you said George he sure is a down to grass routes mans man.
I actually went to a question time were Pauleen and john where in the chair at our local theatre ,It was...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th December 2010, 11:55
Replies: 27
Views: 5,695
Posted By Geoff of Hull
In JP's autobiography,he states he got a...

In JP's autobiography,he states he got a temporary job with the General and municipal workers union under Dave Basset,in the role of union recruiter.No mention in his book about Tom & Gerry union.....
Forum: Ship Research 26th November 2010, 11:59
Replies: 21
Views: 4,684
Posted By Geoff of Hull
I remembered her quite well,as far as I can...

I remembered her quite well,as far as I can remember she never made it to her owners home port of Hull.
She traded down the Thames and was known as "The Wine Boat" as she carried the wine across I...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th November 2010, 14:11
Replies: 27
Views: 5,695
Posted By Geoff of Hull
I was at a forum about 4 weeks ago involving JP...

I was at a forum about 4 weeks ago involving JP and his wife Pauleen,Which turned out a very enjoyable night,
The questions came up about his career,and if my memory serves me right,as being a...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 17th November 2010, 20:34
Replies: 1,019
Views: 240,636
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Hi Chadders

Yes you are correct with the name Karen Wallace etc,I may have been with you on the Max I joined in Fawley and the voyage took us to Phili,teeside,Porsgrun,Ponce,Arzew (?),Huelva I did about 5 month...
Forum: Ship Research 17th November 2010, 20:00
Replies: 46
Views: 14,945
Posted By Geoff of Hull
Correction to my post above

In my previous submission I said Blackie was captain of the Humbergate but to the best of my knowledge he was actually captain of the Queensgate in 1963/64 as we where at anchor together off...
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