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Search: Posts Made By: saudisid
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 29th November 2019, 20:23
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By saudisid
UASC and Kuwait Shipping were started by the same...

UASC and Kuwait Shipping were started by the same " Gang of 4 " who started N,N. Started in the 60's and the Brits were kicked out in the 80's I got the letter in 87 one of the last Brit Mates. Dont...
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 29th November 2019, 15:18
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By saudisid
We did as we sailed from Liverpool Jan 80. I...

We did as we sailed from Liverpool Jan 80. I joined her in Bremen 20 Dec 79. Next port Liverpool. Could have been on the quay in Liverpool but they flew me out to Bremen. Arrived Liverpool 22/23rd...
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 29th November 2019, 10:29
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By saudisid
Sternchallis From memory [ all of 40 years ]...

Sternchallis
From memory [ all of 40 years ] the short slim build and light hair fits. If its the same guy he once told the " Old Man " I am going to sleep in your bath. He did one night and some...
Forum: Lamport & Holt Line 29th November 2019, 00:20
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By saudisid
I sailed with a Brian Pugh in United Arab 79/80...

I sailed with a Brian Pugh in United Arab 79/80 in the Ibn Younus. He was Second Engineer. I saw him again in Immingham in the 90's. He was in one of Fishers RoRo's. Dont know if its the same guy....
Forum: Ellerman 26th November 2019, 09:56
Replies: 193
Views: 46,765
Posted By saudisid
Strickylad44 The photos you have posted of the...

Strickylad44
The photos you have posted of the Hull / London and Liverpool are all steam " 12s " and all had left the fleet by the time Bf1972 sailed in the Liverpool / Hull and London. I suspect he...
Forum: The Galley 5th November 2019, 15:10
Replies: 34
Views: 2,974
Posted By saudisid
Tony The only " Night Boy " I can remember was...

Tony
The only " Night Boy " I can remember was the Guy in the Calcutta Harbour crew. Must have been 80 + then in the 70's when we were there in the Montreal 72.

Alan
Forum: Ellerman 5th November 2019, 15:05
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By saudisid
Ron The last was City of Durham built by...

Ron
The last was City of Durham built by Cammels in Birkenhead. Sorry not able to supply ON.
They were all Fast Standard ships designed towards the end of WW2. Known as " Ministry Ships " in...
Forum: Ellerman 5th November 2019, 10:35
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By saudisid
Ron They also did the same with the Twin Screw...

Ron
They also did the same with the Twin Screw Steam 12's. Hull :London: New York and Pretoria The 5th ship was the Johannesburg in 47. She was twin screw but a Motor ship.
Alan
Forum: The Galley 5th November 2019, 10:28
Replies: 34
Views: 2,974
Posted By saudisid
Tony When the Brisbane / Winchester came out...

Tony
When the Brisbane / Winchester came out early 50's they carried a Doctor as crew was over 99. Deck crew alone was 30 and as no Auto Pilot 6 QMs

When I was in her in 67 / 68 the deck crew was...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 4th October 2019, 14:07
Replies: 775
Views: 153,515
Posted By saudisid
Pete the Feet in pink with Malcom Scott on his...

Pete the Feet in pink with Malcom Scott on his left
Forum: The Bridge 16th July 2019, 20:26
Replies: 52
Views: 5,811
Posted By saudisid
Eng Serang You may well be right about the...

Eng Serang
You may well be right about the Engine Clerk but the Masters and Mates clerk in the early 70's was George. He was relived by a woman mid 70's
Forum: The Bridge 16th July 2019, 17:36
Replies: 52
Views: 5,811
Posted By saudisid
The Examiner for Masters and Mates in Hull in the...

The Examiner for Masters and Mates in Hull in the 70s was John Diston. When I first went up for Masters with him I was an hour late going in as things had happened. i went in and after about an hour...
Forum: The Bridge 16th July 2019, 14:04
Replies: 52
Views: 5,811
Posted By saudisid
Could you be on about to Captain Diston. He was a...

Could you be on about to Captain Diston. He was a gent. Always opened the door before he threw you out.

One story about him a guy was up for Second Mates after about 15 mins says Diston I am going...
Forum: The Bridge 2nd July 2019, 00:33
Replies: 52
Views: 5,811
Posted By saudisid
Gm

It depended on [ General cargo ] what was loaded . A lot of steel and you were fighting to reduce it. Other times fighting to get a gm. remember when in City of Glasgow having to go into Jeddah...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 28th June 2019, 11:08
Replies: 257
Views: 30,219
Posted By saudisid
He had a brother [ Tommy ] who was Purser/ CStwd...

He had a brother [ Tommy ] who was Purser/ CStwd with Ellerman Lines
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th June 2019, 17:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,285
Posted By saudisid
Limpit Mines

Mike
If you are on about the City of Ripon in Penang I was told it was one of 3
1] Jap mine from war
2] Limpit from Indonesia [ it was during the Confrontation ]
3] RAAF ditching practice bombs...
Forum: The Bridge 9th June 2019, 16:23
Replies: 48
Views: 8,208
Posted By saudisid
Howard You may well be right. Back in 67...

Howard

You may well be right. Back in 67 when I was cadet in the City of Brisbane the 1st Officer Bill Roberts [ ex THNS ] was on about the picture on Cookes advert in Browns NA being Grahm...
Forum: The Bridge 8th June 2019, 20:50
Replies: 48
Views: 8,208
Posted By saudisid
Could that be Graham Botrill in the picture ???

Could that be Graham Botrill in the picture ???
Forum: The Radio Room 28th May 2019, 15:45
Replies: 349
Views: 96,188
Posted By saudisid
Flag looks like Philippines flag

Flag looks like Philippines flag
Forum: Elder Dempster 24th March 2019, 22:36
Replies: 22
Views: 2,668
Posted By saudisid
Graham I have found my Nichols Concise Guide...

Graham

I have found my Nichols Concise Guide Vol 1 from 1965. It lists the written papers in order
Second Mates [ FG ]
Day 1 GSK 3 hrs Chartwork 2 hrs
Day 2 Practical Navigation 3 hrs Maths 2...
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd March 2019, 12:26
Replies: 22
Views: 2,668
Posted By saudisid
Graham When I did Second Mates in 68/69 6...

Graham
When I did Second Mates in 68/69 6 papers. GSK /Practical Nav / Principles of Nav / Chartwork /Maths /English. Pass mark 70 % GA.Both Nav papers and Chartwork were 70 % and the others 50.
...
Forum: The Engine Room 19th January 2019, 21:16
Replies: 20
Views: 5,159
Posted By saudisid
Tim Same ship. New name in 68 when Blue Star...

Tim
Same ship. New name in 68 when Blue Star kicked Ellermans off the MANZ run and she went down the Cape until they sold her in 78.
Alan
Forum: The Engine Room 18th January 2019, 09:59
Replies: 34
Views: 5,415
Posted By saudisid
Tim Would you be talking about the Ripon class...

Tim
Would you be talking about the Ripon class when you say the company had 6.
I did 3 trips as Cadet in the Ripon and first trip Third Mate in her.

Alan
Forum: The Engine Room 16th January 2019, 18:09
Replies: 20
Views: 5,159
Posted By saudisid
Tim Would the 12 Cyl Sulzer have in the City...

Tim

Would the 12 Cyl Sulzer have in the City of Melbourne by chance ??

Rgds

Alan
Forum: The Bridge 24th December 2018, 16:38
Replies: 48
Views: 8,208
Posted By saudisid
Mike When I left the Al Mubarakiah flew from...

Mike
When I left the Al Mubarakiah flew from JFK to London after 2 internal Flights. At Security the woman on the x ray machine asked " What is that " She was told its a SUn gun used to shoot the...
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