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Search: Posts Made By: ronmac6
Forum: The Radio Room 1st April 2009, 15:58
Replies: 199
Views: 19,360
Posted By ronmac6
hi all Did anyone ever buy and use a Vibroplex...

hi all
Did anyone ever buy and use a Vibroplex key (made by NY company).
I bought one in Oregon but never had the bottle to use it in action.
Always used my electronic key (ideal for calling GKB...
Forum: Say Hello 28th March 2009, 19:19
Replies: 11
Views: 2,266
Posted By ronmac6
hi Mick I don't know if its a common name in...

hi Mick
I don't know if its a common name in the NE but there was a Bob Stokoe 2/E on the Waterland in the late 60s.

regards
ronmac
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 25th March 2009, 21:11
Replies: 79
Views: 10,467
Posted By ronmac6
Thanks Paddy Thats exactly where it was. ...

Thanks Paddy
Thats exactly where it was. Couldn't think of the name.
Fascinating place. I spent hours there until I heard the bars calling for me !

cheers
ronmac
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 23rd March 2009, 21:17
Replies: 79
Views: 10,467
Posted By ronmac6
I too bought one of those tea sets for my mum &...

I too bought one of those tea sets for my mum & the price included delivery. (by freight) when I was on one of Denholms bridge boats mid seventies.
It arrived home around the same as I did a couple...
Forum: J & J Denholm 22nd March 2009, 22:33
Replies: 98
Views: 19,052
Posted By ronmac6
"Actually Willie Mcrae was an AB in the RN before...

"Actually Willie Mcrae was an AB in the RN before he joined Denholms. He was badly burned in a terrorist attack when he was serving in Palestine some time after WW2. he always was a scrawny lad. If...
Forum: The Bridge 11th March 2009, 02:31
Replies: 22
Views: 2,718
Posted By ronmac6
hi all I felt compelled to add to this...

hi all

I felt compelled to add to this thread until I realised it actually referred to the bridge on a ship. What on earth is going on ?. A bridge on a ship is a bridge on a ship !. Much more...
Forum: The Galley 5th March 2009, 23:23
Replies: 703
Views: 98,127
Posted By ronmac6
hi all What a great thread, brought back a...

hi all

What a great thread, brought back a flood of memories. some reflections :

Nasi Goreng on Denholms ship every Sunday Tea- times, 2 days later you were still enjoying it every time you...
Forum: The Radio Room 4th March 2009, 21:43
Replies: 199
Views: 19,360
Posted By ronmac6
hi all Great thread, I really enjoyed...

hi all

Great thread, I really enjoyed working my way through all the posts.
My problem was always the confidentiality issue with received messages.
When the old man got an important message I...
Forum: J & J Denholm 4th March 2009, 20:41
Replies: 865
Views: 193,020
Posted By ronmac6
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hi Mike
Bet you never thought you would ever get a reply to your post Nov/05 !
I've just recently signed up to this site so apologies for the 3 year delay.

The weak signal your R/O heard was me...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd March 2009, 01:34
Replies: 178
Views: 34,914
Posted By ronmac6
hi all I never sailed with Dallas but I...

hi all
I never sailed with Dallas but I remember when she joined her first ship she featured on the Denholms News with her picture at the top of the gangway (Middlesboro?)
Before I collapse for the...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd March 2009, 00:01
Replies: 91
Views: 11,077
Posted By ronmac6
hi mick Thanks for your reply, Yes it was...

hi mick

Thanks for your reply, Yes it was Stan who got me through my radar & added another 10 years to my career. A dedicated man who passed on his knowledge to an old fart like me who thought he...
Forum: Say Hello 2nd March 2009, 23:36
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By ronmac6
hi Ray Long list coming up : Clarkavon,...

hi Ray

Long list coming up :

Clarkavon, Naess Champion, Gallic bridge, Spey bridge, Glenpark, Dalma, Scotspark, Erskine bridge, Wellpark, Industria, caledonian forest, Dunelmia, Burmah Peridot,...
Forum: Say Hello 2nd March 2009, 21:36
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By ronmac6
hi dave Sorry none of the above, I sailed with...

hi dave
Sorry none of the above, I sailed with BP at the end of my Mimco time & only on 2 ships, British Respect & Security 87/88.

British Security was an interesting ship (namewise) especially...
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd March 2009, 20:04
Replies: 91
Views: 11,077
Posted By ronmac6
hi Shannoner In 82 I was one of the seagoing...

hi Shannoner
In 82 I was one of the seagoing R/Os returning to do my DoT Radar in Jordanstown. What a shock to the system !
The rest in the course were young guys hot on theory after just passing...
Forum: Say Hello 1st March 2009, 23:33
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By ronmac6
thanks billyboy I'm actually thinking of...

thanks billyboy

I'm actually thinking of spending next winter in the PI.
The UK is so depressing @ this time of year.

cheers

ronmac
Forum: Say Hello 1st March 2009, 23:10
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By ronmac6
Smile Virgin post on this site

hi all

Came across upon this site while goggling for tramp cruises.

CV : Marconi for 20 years until they let a few thousand of us go.
So impersonal as they worked their way thro the alphabet,...
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