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Search: Posts Made By: GEORDIE LAD
Forum: Say Hello 18th August 2015, 19:15
Replies: 16
Views: 2,589
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Let me see now. Isn't North Shields part of...

Let me see now. Isn't North Shields part of Tynemouth or Whitley Bay ? Was back there two weeks ago,but stayed on the south side of the river......Doug
Forum: Say Hello 11th August 2015, 20:15
Replies: 16
Views: 2,589
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Always happy to have another Shields lad...

Always happy to have another Shields lad aboard.....Doug
Forum: Tramp Steamers 28th February 2015, 22:46
Replies: 28
Views: 11,278
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
My Dad sailed on the S.S.Adderstone in the late...

My Dad sailed on the S.S.Adderstone in the late 30's.It was owned
by White Steamship,and I'm not aware of any others that they owned.....Doug
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 1st December 2014, 23:31
Replies: 13
Views: 3,946
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Have a couple of old Polydor LP's in the...

Have a couple of old Polydor LP's in the library.Must dig them out,as I remember she was an exciting player....Doug
Forum: Say Hello 16th February 2014, 13:40
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
I have seen several of your photographs in the...

I have seen several of your photographs in the digital edition of the Shields Gazette.Welcome aboard......Doug
Forum: The Engine Room 28th September 2013, 17:49
Replies: 10
Views: 2,195
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
David,I think that you will enjoy The Key.I have...

David,I think that you will enjoy The Key.I have since I first saw it at the theatre in 1958.Excellent music also......Doug
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 21st January 2013, 13:36
Replies: 2
Views: 1,220
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
I know that he still lives in South Shields.

I know that he still lives in South Shields.
Forum: The Galley 18th July 2012, 23:45
Replies: 84
Views: 23,002
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Thanks guys.On Tyneside (60 years ago) a turnip...

Thanks guys.On Tyneside (60 years ago) a turnip was known as a snajie.I don't know if there ever was spelling for it,but I gave the phonetics.Cheers...Doug
Forum: The Galley 18th July 2012, 22:01
Replies: 84
Views: 23,002
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Thanks for this,but as a Colonial,what is Swede ?...

Thanks for this,but as a Colonial,what is Swede ? I know the nationals,but I think that they would be reluctant to join the ingredients of a Pasty.Cheers....Doug
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 10th July 2012, 02:24
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Thank you.An inspiring article.....Doug

Thank you.An inspiring article.....Doug
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th December 2011, 13:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,633
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Hi Shaun.Sadly,I don't know which ships he served...

Hi Shaun.Sadly,I don't know which ships he served on.My late Dad was my last best hope of getting this information,but in his later years the memory was gone.I know he had a daughter,Heather,but I...
Forum: Tankers 8th November 2011, 22:20
Replies: 19
Views: 3,995
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
American Victory and Lee A Tregurtha are both...

American Victory and Lee A Tregurtha are both converted T-2's are still around on the Great Lakes.American Victory I believe is on long term lay-up,but the Tregurtha was re-powered about 3 years ago...
Forum: BP Shipping 2nd August 2011, 16:40
Replies: 168
Views: 32,515
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Bloody good idea Hamish.....(Cloud)

Bloody good idea Hamish.....(Cloud)
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th July 2011, 18:33
Replies: 63
Views: 4,111
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
It is a very sad phenomemon that has pervaded...

It is a very sad phenomemon that has pervaded music for many years.The tragic losses of the 50's like Billie Holiday and Charlie Parker are but two of many whose lives and artistry were cut short by...
Forum: Say Hello 10th July 2011, 20:03
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Welcome aboard from Sault Ste Marie.It's a great...

Welcome aboard from Sault Ste Marie.It's a great ship with a fine crew...Doug
Forum: Cunard 23rd January 2011, 03:55
Replies: 12
Views: 2,355
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
A wonderful posting.Thank you......Doug

A wonderful posting.Thank you......Doug
Forum: Ship Research 8th November 2010, 22:01
Replies: 120
Views: 43,188
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
St.Mary's Challenger is still going strong 104...

St.Mary's Challenger is still going strong 104 years into her career,and still steam powered.Very remarkable even for a laker.A lot of hulls from the 60's have left the lakes for the scrappers this...
Forum: Ship Research 8th July 2010, 20:02
Replies: 2
Views: 1,441
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Thanks For The Tip Jimmy.i Was Able To Get The...

Thanks For The Tip Jimmy.i Was Able To Get The Pics And They Will Make An Elderly Man Very Happy.cheers....doug
Forum: Ship Research 8th July 2010, 16:51
Replies: 2
Views: 1,441
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
S.S.Teakwood

My uncle was an RN Gunner on 3 MN ships in WWII,Aquitania,the tanker S.S. Teakwood and Sarnia.I have pics of Aquitania in her trooping grey,but am looking for pics of the other two.Any help would be...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th June 2010, 19:59
Replies: 10
Views: 2,134
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Swan-Hunter,the last hurrah

I just read in the Shields Gazette that the two hammerhead cranes at the Swan-Hunter yard have now been demolished.AMEN.......Doug(Cloud)
Forum: Tankers 5th February 2010, 16:46
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
During my days of Rallying in the 60's,the Curta...

During my days of Rallying in the 60's,the Curta calculator was invaluable.Landlubber version.Cheers....Doug
Forum: Computers and The Internet 29th November 2009, 19:10
Replies: 61
Views: 5,934
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
It's pretty warm here in deep south Texas,84f as...

It's pretty warm here in deep south Texas,84f as i type,we'll soon be putting the lights on the cacti.Cheers.....Doug
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th November 2009, 19:40
Replies: 1,076
Views: 92,778
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Further to my inquiry about convoying,I do know...

Further to my inquiry about convoying,I do know of one vessel sailing from the Great Lakes to India that went around the Cape rather than risk sailing in the troubled area.I wonder if this is...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th November 2009, 18:10
Replies: 1,076
Views: 92,778
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
It may be a dumb question,but why aren't we...

It may be a dumb question,but why aren't we running convoys with naval protection ?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th July 2009, 22:14
Replies: 1,754
Views: 201,782
Posted By GEORDIE LAD
Many thanks to those who reported,especially...

Many thanks to those who reported,especially Pirate,and provided an outstanding chronicle of events surrounding the loss and recovery of the pieces of the ship.Well done indeed....Doug(Applause)
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