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Search: Posts Made By: saudisid
Forum: The Bridge 16th July 2019, 19:26
Replies: 52
Views: 4,642
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, 16:36
Replies: 52
Views: 4,642
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, 13:04
Replies: 52
Views: 4,642
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 1st July 2019, 23:33
Replies: 52
Views: 4,642
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, 10:08
Replies: 85
Views: 8,833
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, 16:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
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, 15:23
Replies: 48
Views: 6,076
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, 19:50
Replies: 48
Views: 6,076
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, 14:45
Replies: 345
Views: 90,776
Posted By saudisid
Flag looks like Philippines flag

Flag looks like Philippines flag
Forum: Elder Dempster 24th March 2019, 21:36
Replies: 22
Views: 1,908
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, 11:26
Replies: 22
Views: 1,908
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, 20:16
Replies: 20
Views: 4,055
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, 08:59
Replies: 28
Views: 3,662
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, 17:09
Replies: 20
Views: 4,055
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, 15:38
Replies: 48
Views: 6,076
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...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th December 2018, 22:23
Replies: 762
Views: 142,430
Posted By saudisid
Brian If you are on Face Book there is a KSC /...

Brian
If you are on Face Book there is a KSC / UASC page.There are some pics I took in Antwerp at a Bar B Q. Harry Martin is on some of them

Alan
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 14th December 2018, 14:13
Replies: 762
Views: 142,430
Posted By saudisid
Howard the Small Russkie was the Sabahiah. Bob...

Howard the Small Russkie was the Sabahiah. Bob Jackson was Master I was Mate. The Chief was Norman Hatton and the PCS was Harry " Mutton Monster " Martin.
Alan
Forum: Ellerman 10th December 2018, 14:13
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By saudisid
Tim You could add City of Ripon towed back to...

Tim
You could add City of Ripon towed back to Aden by Liverpool in 65 after the Doxford packed up.
Same ship in 66 mined leaving Penang April.
I was Cadet in her each time.

I am certain that...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 30th October 2018, 17:42
Replies: 98
Views: 39,920
Posted By saudisid
John Witty

When I was up for Masters in 74 John Witty covered Seaman ship if I remember correct. He once told of a study he had done of a wreck of a Liberty ship in the Biscay.She lost her prop and went ashore...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 27th October 2018, 19:22
Replies: 31
Views: 13,054
Posted By saudisid
Belhouse ??

Belhouse ??
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 10th October 2018, 19:02
Replies: 495
Views: 119,879
Posted By saudisid
Dave Goodhand

Albie There is a name from the past. Dave was Chief in the Ibn Younus in 80 with " Uncle Bob ". He had relived Brother Mileham.
We we anchored at the Shatt. Bob was away one Sunday visiting the Ibn...
Forum: The Radio Room 1st October 2018, 16:56
Replies: 345
Views: 90,776
Posted By saudisid
Dont forget the Peri Peri Chichens Tony. Must...

Dont forget the Peri Peri Chichens Tony. Must have been 73 in the Montreal.

Alan
Forum: The Radio Room 29th September 2018, 20:26
Replies: 345
Views: 90,776
Posted By saudisid
Mombasa it was the Casablanca just past the...

Mombasa it was the Casablanca just past the Tusks. Had a meal in the Hong Kong next door in 74. Then into the Casablanca for one for the Road.
Question Have you ever been groped by a Mombasa " Lady...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 26th August 2018, 01:03
Replies: 20
Views: 3,401
Posted By saudisid
Tony The St Albans was shot up same punch up...

Tony
The St Albans was shot up same punch up but on passage Calcutta to Chalna. Alan Hine was Master Mike Fagin Mate.

When we were in the Montreal in 73 John Smith was the AP. He was in the...
Forum: Ellerman 29th July 2018, 22:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,922
Posted By saudisid
Ellermans

I joined Ellermans in 65 from Hull Trinity House Navigation School. Not a Public School and not one of the so called better Pre Sea places [ Sorry Mike ].
I sailed with Cadets from all over the UK....
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