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Search: Posts Made By: stequantum
Forum: Houlder Brothers 13th April 2009, 10:21
Replies: 15
Views: 4,848
Posted By stequantum
Thanks for that and sorry it was 1972 until 1973...

Thanks for that and sorry it was 1972 until 1973 i was on her did 3 trips as galley boy, one thing that always got me is why when they did the rescue training eg stick some one in a strecher and...
Forum: The Galley 13th April 2009, 10:02
Replies: 81
Views: 13,860
Posted By stequantum
Hi John, Thanks for that. Met some good...

Hi John,

Thanks for that. Met some good cooks who worked hard to make sure every one was happy, so one thing you dont do with a man who has worked hard in sweltering heat is upset him, BECAUSE IF...
Forum: The Galley 12th April 2009, 11:14
Replies: 81
Views: 13,860
Posted By stequantum
Hi John, Sorry maybe i did not put it right....

Hi John,

Sorry maybe i did not put it right. On the menu there was supposed to be 2 options, steamed or roast chicken in my innocence i did not understand and steamed then roasted them, so if...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 11th April 2009, 14:14
Replies: 28
Views: 3,948
Posted By stequantum
Hi Alan what ships were you on and what did you...

Hi Alan what ships were you on and what did you do only ask this as your name rings a bell
Forum: The Galley 11th April 2009, 14:07
Replies: 81
Views: 13,860
Posted By stequantum
I was a gally boy on a small ship going to canada...

I was a gally boy on a small ship going to canada name escapes me any way one day went to wake up the cook he was out of it, not wanting to drop him in the proverbial decided to cook breakfast,...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 11th April 2009, 02:35
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,034
Posted By stequantum
saint merriel

any one here on the saint merriel when she was sold in 1973. Would like to hear from them especially catering staff i was a gally boy. Names i can remember are luke byrne my co gally boy, paul...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 11th April 2009, 02:03
Replies: 207
Views: 58,947
Posted By stequantum
Hi Peter, Houlders were great ships with...

Hi Peter,

Houlders were great ships with fantastic crews alas think most of us are laid up now :( still memories last forever so the royston will be around for a long time to come almost on her...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 11th April 2009, 01:18
Replies: 207
Views: 58,947
Posted By stequantum
Hi Leo

My name is Arthur Richards i spent my time with houlders as a gally boy on the saint merriel untill it was sold. Were you a chief steward on that ship by any chance ? thanks.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 11th April 2009, 01:06
Replies: 207
Views: 58,947
Posted By stequantum
I was almost a crew member

Hi Alan,

If memory serves me right the royston left Manchester before sailing to BA on that fatefull trip, they were short of a gally boy. I almost signed on but some how i ended up either on the...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 3rd May 2008, 17:38
Replies: 1,090
Views: 187,856
Posted By stequantum
MV Licolnshire

(Thumb) Ah sorry not to sure how this site works pleased you had some good runs on the lincolnshire gas masks were a bit to much fo me if memory serves me right when we got to houston we were all...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd May 2008, 17:31
Replies: 1
Views: 1,559
Posted By stequantum
Travel Shaw saville was on it in 1972 great ship...

Travel Shaw saville was on it in 1972 great ship New zealand and back via durban and capetown
Forum: Houlder Brothers 19th April 2008, 16:29
Replies: 15
Views: 4,848
Posted By stequantum
Smile Thorpe Grange aka St Merriel

Any one about who sailed on this ship 1971/72 she was sold to an indian company in 1972 let me know
Forum: Bulk Carriers 19th April 2008, 16:24
Replies: 1,090
Views: 187,856
Posted By stequantum
Newcastle

Hi John they were built in Newcastle as far as I know I was on the maiden voyage of her sister ship the Linconshire we sailed to Houston that was enough for me and most of the crew we all signed of...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 18th April 2008, 17:29
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,034
Posted By stequantum
St Merrial Aka thorpe grange

R895971 any one remember the St Merrial also know as the thorp grange it was sold to an indian company in 1972 I did 3 trips on her to BA as a gally boy I was very lucky as when they sold the ship I...
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