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Search: Posts Made By: Allan Holmes
Forum: Brocklebank Line 9th September 2019, 16:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,838
Posted By Allan Holmes
Hi Harry, It looks like the Macharda

Hi Harry, It looks like the Macharda
Forum: Brocklebank Line 22nd January 2014, 16:07
Replies: 67
Views: 12,726
Posted By Allan Holmes
Allan Holmes - Count me in please. Joined end of...

Allan Holmes - Count me in please. Joined end of 57, Manipur, dry-docked in Govan - Oh boy.....Happy days.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 29th July 2009, 20:36
Replies: 13
Views: 2,211
Posted By Allan Holmes
Hi Ted I have a pic somewhere with us two...

Hi Ted

I have a pic somewhere with us two standing on the flukes of the spare anchor on the old Mahout with Anita standing in between. I will have to root them out and post a few.

Cheers
Forum: Brocklebank Line 25th July 2009, 22:06
Replies: 13
Views: 2,211
Posted By Allan Holmes
Hi Tony Yes, we manned the two Cunarders....

Hi Tony

Yes, we manned the two Cunarders. Brian Beecham was C.R.O. (I think Carmania) and I know that Chris Connerty was on the Franconia prior to joining QE2 in the early 70's. My memory is...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 23rd July 2009, 21:18
Replies: 13
Views: 2,211
Posted By Allan Holmes
Smile OK Here I am. Been away a lot so haven't been on...

OK Here I am. Been away a lot so haven't been on the site for ages. My policy is get as many hols in as u can prior to the appearance of the grim reaper.

Yes I was a Brocks man. Was employed...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 16th October 2008, 22:52
Replies: 56
Views: 8,002
Posted By Allan Holmes
Pete. I sailed with Les Flockhart several times...

Pete. I sailed with Les Flockhart several times and he was the best and a lovely guy too. Anyone any news on Les ??

Allan Holmes
Forum: The Radio Room 16th October 2008, 22:41
Replies: 73
Views: 27,175
Posted By Allan Holmes
Roger, Sorry for lateness in reply re David...

Roger, Sorry for lateness in reply re David Wayne. He left us very shortly after you did. The parting was not amicable.

Cheers = ._ ._.. ._.. ._ _.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 12th October 2008, 21:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By Allan Holmes
J.A.Pottinger - we had a QM on Maturata in 64/65...

J.A.Pottinger - we had a QM on Maturata in 64/65 name of Hector Macintyre, Big chap, liked his drop of North British occasionally.

We called him Hector Dunlop because Dunlop had been Macintyres...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 12th October 2008, 21:23
Replies: 67
Views: 12,726
Posted By Allan Holmes
Allan Holmes - Count me in please, Started end of...

Allan Holmes - Count me in please, Started end of 57 left may 65 transferred to Cunard.

Cheers
Forum: Brocklebank Line 12th October 2008, 21:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By Allan Holmes
Trevor - I was on the Marwarri on that trip in...

Trevor - I was on the Marwarri on that trip in August 59. I was second R/O and if u remember, the cabin was off the saloon so the occupant was often seen by the diners on his way to the shower...
...
Forum: The Radio Room 12th October 2008, 21:03
Replies: 73
Views: 27,175
Posted By Allan Holmes
Yes, Phil Marriott was at Portishead but not sure...

Yes, Phil Marriott was at Portishead but not sure of the particular period in time.

Cheers Allan Holmes
Forum: The Radio Room 28th September 2008, 21:55
Replies: 73
Views: 27,175
Posted By Allan Holmes
Hi Roger. I'm just trying to think whether I have...

Hi Roger. I'm just trying to think whether I have anything left to wear from the Maiden Voyages. If I have then I probably won't fit into it... I remember the first cruise prior to the Maiden Voyage...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th September 2008, 21:46
Replies: 73
Views: 27,175
Posted By Allan Holmes
Hi Nigel, nice to hear from u. I remember the...

Hi Nigel, nice to hear from u. I remember the eddystones (just) I wonder if someone somewhere still makes them.. Sadly the old radio office is now a passenger suite... When I think of all the sweat...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th September 2008, 21:38
Replies: 73
Views: 27,175
Posted By Allan Holmes
Hi Alan, Sorry for delay. I will give u Phils...

Hi Alan, Sorry for delay. I will give u Phils phone number if youe PM me. I've had it so long it may be out of date, if so let me know and will see about the address.

Cheers
Forum: The Radio Room 15th September 2008, 11:38
Replies: 73
Views: 27,175
Posted By Allan Holmes
Hi Alan . Sorry for delay but just had some...

Hi Alan . Sorry for delay but just had some welcome sunshine in Como. Phil Marriott left QE2 in 1988 for Cunard Countess. He retired in 1992 (I think) just about the time I did. We still correspond...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th August 2008, 19:25
Replies: 73
Views: 27,175
Posted By Allan Holmes
Hi Roger My! you do have a good memory. Do...

Hi Roger

My! you do have a good memory. Do you still have the Hillman Imp ?
I have been retired from QE2 since 1992 but I still remember the various hassles regarding remote tx's and the...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 28th May 2007, 20:53
Replies: 39
Views: 2,918
Posted By Allan Holmes
Unhappy Allan Holmes

Very fond memories of Pem. First sailed with him on old Mahout in September 1959 as second R/O with Ted Cookson and his wife. Sailed with him again on my first trip deep sea as Chief R/O on Malakand...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 11th April 2007, 21:22
Replies: 49
Views: 5,455
Posted By Allan Holmes
Allan Holmes

Yes Roger. Got it. Been away so just catching up a bit.

Allan(A)
Forum: Brocklebank Line 22nd March 2007, 23:24
Replies: 49
Views: 5,455
Posted By Allan Holmes
My very first ship in Brocks was 2nd R/O on the...

My very first ship in Brocks was 2nd R/O on the Manipur/GBJZ in early 1958. The Chief R/O was Roger Goodson. On walking up the gangway the first person I met was the 1st Mate Billy Milne (AKA...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 22nd March 2007, 22:14
Replies: 48
Views: 3,779
Posted By Allan Holmes
Sounds like a good idea. I know the whereabouts...

Sounds like a good idea. I know the whereabouts of a few ex R/Os who might be interested. Depending on date, count me in.

Allan Holmes/GWZM
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