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Forum: Nautical Colleges 11th April 2013, 01:24
Replies: 107
Views: 30,771
Posted By David Paterson
Hi My name is David Paterson..I was one of the...

Hi My name is David Paterson..I was one of the first R/Os on the M.O.T. Radar courses at Fleetwood Nautical College back in the 1960,s and my uncle Fred...( Fred Dearden) was the first instructor at...
Forum: The Radio Room 26th March 2013, 01:48
Replies: 18
Views: 2,876
Posted By David Paterson
Radiation from Radar sets in radio roomsI

I read with special interest your comments on Radiation hazards in radio rooms,I was an R/O on trawlers which nearly all fitted with the Marconi Radiolocator 4 and 4A Radars as the main radar set and...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 28th February 2013, 17:13
Replies: 3
Views: 1,585
Posted By David Paterson
I was an R/O on trawlers in the 1960.s which was...

I was an R/O on trawlers in the 1960.s which was probably the golden age of trawling..I sailed out of Fleetwood,Hull,Grimsby, and a spell in Aberdeen too. Going to many fishing grounds from Home...
Forum: The Radio Room 29th January 2013, 01:04
Replies: 88
Views: 16,941
Posted By David Paterson
Clearing Ice from radar scanner

Hi there..On the question on climbing radar towers,I used to be an R/O on trawlers and in winter we used to go up to the White Sea off the northern coast of Norway , when we were steaming the the...
Forum: The Bridge 25th January 2013, 18:13
Replies: 59
Views: 20,893
Posted By David Paterson
Drinking on board Merchant Navy Ships

When I first went to sea I was an R/O on trawlers out of Fleetwood,When we left the dock most of the crew had just left the pub and were in various states of sobriety ...The time in dock between...
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd January 2013, 17:39
Replies: 0
Views: 1,155
Posted By David Paterson
Smile Northern Counties Radio College -Preston

I went to the Northern Counties Radio College on Lancaster Road Preston from 1960 to 1962..The Principal was John O Callahan better known as Shamus, The lecturers were George Rawcliffe and his son...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 19th October 2009, 16:53
Replies: 2,194
Views: 476,843
Posted By David Paterson
Dear Clem Hi There my name is David Paterson...

Dear Clem
Hi There my name is David Paterson and was the R/O on the Aldershot in the mid 1960s...I was there for about 16 months...The skipper was Les Cumby who was the son in law of the famous...
Forum: Say Hello 5th November 2008, 00:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By David Paterson
united towing company

My name is David Paterson...I joined United Towing Company in 1967 as theRadio Officer of the tug Serviceman, The captain was Pete Pedersen he told me that during WW2 he and his friend rowed a...
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