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Search: Posts Made By: Larry Dev
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th May 2008, 21:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By Larry Dev
If the allegation is proved, how and why it was...

If the allegation is proved, how and why it was reported is imaterial. I commend his actions in reporting the crime.
Forum: Say Hello 10th March 2008, 21:03
Replies: 19
Views: 2,215
Posted By Larry Dev
I remember the Irish Rose in Cornerbrook in...

I remember the Irish Rose in Cornerbrook in 1963/64, she was on a Canadian charter running up into the Hudson bay area. She was an all aft job pretty small would love to see a photo of her.
Forum: Coasters 2nd February 2008, 23:10
Replies: 47
Views: 8,527
Posted By Larry Dev
That is a name from yesteryear Frank, I wonder...

That is a name from yesteryear Frank, I wonder what happened to Betty, did she retire Or was she made redundant by the passing years.
Forum: Say Hello 14th January 2008, 20:32
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Larry Dev
Ivor I remember in the early sixties "Ardglen"...

Ivor
I remember in the early sixties "Ardglen" or "Ardgarry" reported sunk in the vicinity of the Scilly Isles with no survivors. I assume these vessels were the same company as you sailed with. I...
Forum: Say Hello 8th December 2007, 22:20
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By Larry Dev
What I remember mostly was she had no wheel just...

What I remember mostly was she had no wheel just a tiller, going hard over was no problem.
Forum: Say Hello 8th December 2007, 20:28
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By Larry Dev
Welcome James, I sailed on the "VIVES" in 1966...

Welcome James, I sailed on the "VIVES" in 1966 Dec 65 to Feb 66 perhaps Mar 66. The old man was from Somerset and the mate from Belfast, Will look up my discharge book for correct details.
Forum: Ship Research 7th December 2007, 21:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,197
Posted By Larry Dev
Seen the Bonnie in Limossol Cyprus 2 years ago,...

Seen the Bonnie in Limossol Cyprus 2 years ago, it appears that she is a bunkering vessel now as she had small Yokohama fenders attached. She still looks good from a distance she was anchored off the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th December 2007, 00:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,696
Posted By Larry Dev
If she is going before 2010, I better get booking...

If she is going before 2010, I better get booking another cruise on her, had an excellent cruise on her awhile ago. I will sure miss the old girl when she goes
Forum: Say Hello 4th November 2007, 22:46
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By Larry Dev
A big welcome, glad to have you as a crew member....

A big welcome, glad to have you as a crew member. greetings from Liverpool.
Larry
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th October 2007, 21:46
Replies: 257
Views: 23,188
Posted By Larry Dev
I can,t name three ports as my favourites, there...

I can,t name three ports as my favourites, there were so many ports that I enjoyed its impossible to just single three out.
Forum: Say Hello 24th September 2007, 23:58
Replies: 12
Views: 2,253
Posted By Larry Dev
Brian. I sailed with a chap from Blackburn who...

Brian.
I sailed with a chap from Blackburn who said he was a crew member on the Mary P when she had the mishap. Its a long time back now I think he was an ordinary seaman when I sailed with him,...
Forum: Tugs 22nd September 2007, 23:12
Replies: 25
Views: 12,935
Posted By Larry Dev
Did Kenneth Dancy become master of a tanker, I...

Did Kenneth Dancy become master of a tanker, I heard a story that he was master of a tanker in BA. The story goes that the crew walked off in protest due to his arrogence towards them, apparently he...
Forum: Tankers 4th August 2007, 20:19
Replies: 11
Views: 6,811
Posted By Larry Dev
Yes there were two fatalities, an AB died...

Yes there were two fatalities, an AB died instantly in the explosion, the mate died a few days later in hospital due to shock as a result of his severe burns that he sufffered in the explosion. All...
Forum: Esso Tankers 4th August 2007, 20:10
Replies: 60
Views: 25,569
Posted By Larry Dev
Kevin. I was on the Esso York on two ocassions...

Kevin.
I was on the Esso York on two ocassions in 1974 , your dad was C/E at the time or part of the time I was there. The Old man was Donovan he lived in Salisbury I think, the mate was Vic Humble...
Forum: Ellerman 30th July 2007, 22:31
Replies: 26
Views: 8,491
Posted By Larry Dev
I seen her a few days prior to her collision in...

I seen her a few days prior to her collision in Avonmouth, she had her full Ellermans name then City of Lancaster. But she had a stage over the bow and stern about to paint out "City of" I presume....
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 27th July 2007, 17:49
Replies: 325
Views: 63,795
Posted By Larry Dev
Has anyone mentioned The A1 at LLoyds, Mabels,...

Has anyone mentioned The A1 at LLoyds, Mabels, The Sandhills, The Dominion and The Bootle arms. I cant recall the proper name for Mabels, or many other pubs in the Nth dock Rd perhaps a memory jolt...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th July 2007, 23:06
Replies: 257
Views: 23,188
Posted By Larry Dev
Good to see Fathers Moustache mentioned in New...

Good to see Fathers Moustache mentioned in New York, some strange people there when I used to visit it in the early /mid sixties. I also used to visit Sybils Place a nightclub owned by Richard...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 3rd July 2007, 21:44
Replies: 35
Views: 7,930
Posted By Larry Dev
Done my GMDSS there, sad its vacant at the moment...

Done my GMDSS there, sad its vacant at the moment hope they find suitable tennants for it soon.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd July 2007, 21:38
Replies: 83
Views: 21,878
Posted By Larry Dev
Drake 61/62. It was not a bad year did not think...

Drake 61/62. It was not a bad year did not think it was too bad there, learned a lot which helped me greatly when at sea. How much one got out of it, was really what one wanted to put into it. It...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 29th June 2007, 22:39
Replies: 23
Views: 5,025
Posted By Larry Dev
Never sailed with RS, but knew a captain Mark...

Never sailed with RS, but knew a captain Mark Higgins he was commodore of the fleet before his retirement. Last heard of him about five years ago, he was in his eighties then and in good health. Any...
Forum: Tankers 22nd June 2007, 22:53
Replies: 30
Views: 7,780
Posted By Larry Dev
When I was in Bowaters running from Cornerbrook...

When I was in Bowaters running from Cornerbrook Newfoundland to New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore etc with newsprint. The Thrilby was in Cornerbrook with us on one ocassion, the crowd were fighting...
Forum: Cunard 22nd June 2007, 20:03
Replies: 6
Views: 2,249
Posted By Larry Dev
Anyone got a photo of the "Brescia" an ex hickory...

Anyone got a photo of the "Brescia" an ex hickory vessel, I understand her original name was "Hickory Isle". Seen her in the early sixties in the Med as the "Brescia" Cunard. Would appreciate a...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 17th June 2007, 21:03
Replies: 108
Views: 58,272
Posted By Larry Dev
I had a narrow escape, was about to join Hogarths...

I had a narrow escape, was about to join Hogarths in 1961 as an apprentice, got cold feet and declined to sign the indentures. If I remember correctly my first years salary would have been £185...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 14th June 2007, 19:33
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,380
Posted By Larry Dev
Hi Martin. No Matty Devereux was not Belgian,...

Hi Martin.
No Matty Devereux was not Belgian, he was about 6ft medium build with a beard. he was on the Humbolt about 1972, exact date I do not have.
Some years ago when having a safety survey...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 12th June 2007, 19:51
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,380
Posted By Larry Dev
Query, I had a relative who sailed on Houlders as...

Query, I had a relative who sailed on Houlders as Bosun (Matty Devereux). He was hospitalised in Finland in 1974 from either the Sagamoor or the Edenmoor, he died in Helsinki on boxing day 1974....
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