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Search: Posts Made By: Old Wimpy Seadog
Forum: Nautical Colleges 6th July 2016, 16:28
Replies: 18
Views: 7,845
Posted By Old Wimpy Seadog
I sat for my tickets at Liverpool. had Fletch for...

I sat for my tickets at Liverpool. had Fletch for Second Mates. Remember sitting in the waiting room and heared him hollering "Get out, get out" at some poor unfortunate. That didn't help as already...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 6th July 2016, 16:03
Replies: 31
Views: 15,995
Posted By Old Wimpy Seadog
I was at Riversdale Pre-sea course from 1963 to...

I was at Riversdale Pre-sea course from 1963 to 64. Jim Bowe was our class lecturer, great man. Who could forget Joe McGrath the boson, ex MossHutchensson. Talk about every finger a marline spike...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th July 2016, 11:09
Replies: 26
Views: 6,294
Posted By Old Wimpy Seadog
Hi John, This site is pretty good, found a few...

Hi John,
This site is pretty good, found a few old shipmates. We were together at Riversdale pre sea in 1963/4
Alan Duckworth, Droop (briefly) ? Ross, and a whole dose of others whose names escape...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th July 2016, 09:48
Replies: 18
Views: 2,550
Posted By Old Wimpy Seadog
Captain David Lycett

To anybody who knows his daughter, Rachael, please let her know that I have replied to her message and request fromJanuary 2016.
Thanks Greg Caldecott
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th July 2016, 09:42
Replies: 18
Views: 2,550
Posted By Old Wimpy Seadog
Dear Rachael, I thought I had found my long...

Dear Rachael,
I thought I had found my long lost shipmate, Dave (Snoddy), but alas what I had thought had happened was true and it was you, his daughter, who had posted the message. Your Dad and I...
Forum: Prince Line 5th July 2016, 08:00
Replies: 52
Views: 21,852
Posted By Old Wimpy Seadog
Tudor Prince

Hi George,
Really great to hear frpm you. Lost contact a long time ago with old shipmates. Yes I consider my apprentice days as some of the best in my life, but I guess we all look back on those...
Forum: Prince Line 22nd June 2016, 12:22
Replies: 52
Views: 21,852
Posted By Old Wimpy Seadog
[QUOTE=CAPT.BOB;349833]Hi Should I call you...

[QUOTE=CAPT.BOB;349833]Hi Should I call you keltic or star,
Where are you living now?I take it somewhere in Canada.
I was in the States earlier this year and met Jim McIntyre in "Intercourse"Penn...
Forum: Prince Line 21st June 2016, 09:29
Replies: 52
Views: 21,852
Posted By Old Wimpy Seadog
Retired Captain

I don't know if you have had a reply, if not then the ore carriers were the Sagamore and Edenmore, only very small by today's standards.
Regards,
Greg Caldecott, ex Furness apprentice
Forum: Prince Line 21st June 2016, 09:21
Replies: 52
Views: 21,852
Posted By Old Wimpy Seadog
Retired Captain

Hi,
I was a Furness Prince Line apprentice, my cap bage (which I still have) was the two crossed houseflags. I joined the Black Prince in 1966 after a year on the Tudor Prince ( which in reply to...
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