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Search: Posts Made By: gyca
Forum: Houlder Brothers 13th July 2009, 14:07
Replies: 118
Views: 24,426
Posted By gyca
I was RO on the Cavendish during the "boat people...

I was RO on the Cavendish during the "boat people incident". I remember being off watch at the time and flat out on the monkey island (soaking up the rays). The Sun started to move around in the sky...
Forum: Esso Tankers 8th August 2008, 13:52
Replies: 57
Views: 35,117
Posted By gyca
Fred, Do you happen to remember who the launch...

Fred,
Do you happen to remember who the launch controller was for the Northumbria?
Forum: Houlder Brothers 8th August 2008, 10:03
Replies: 35
Views: 10,650
Posted By gyca
Hi Ninja, Thanks for the offer but both were...

Hi Ninja,

Thanks for the offer but both were a few years before my time.

It's digging deep into my memory bank but I think the order was:-
Orotava (75-76), Cumbria (76), Cavendish (76/77?),...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th August 2008, 12:24
Replies: 35
Views: 10,650
Posted By gyca
That sounds like her. Strange she's not listed on...

That sounds like her. Strange she's not listed on the Houlders page at http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/lines/houlder.htm

PS: Like the animated clock. What happened to the green RT silence...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th August 2008, 12:08
Replies: 193
Views: 35,613
Posted By gyca
See my response under orotava thread

See my response under orotava thread
Forum: Houlder Brothers 7th August 2008, 10:09
Replies: 35
Views: 10,650
Posted By gyca
Hurricanes, Orotava and Tyler

Actually the names of the two hurricanes were Gladys and Faye. I remember because I was the RO on the Orotava (hence my user name in this forum) that received the distress call from the yacht and...
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