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Search: Posts Made By: celsis
Forum: Ben Line 26th February 2014, 18:51
Replies: 3
Views: 2,605
Posted By celsis
So did I. RIP Willie.

So did I. RIP Willie.
Forum: Port Line 27th January 2014, 20:44
Replies: 64
Views: 26,402
Posted By celsis
I'm glad i wasn't aboard on that last trip. That...

I'm glad i wasn't aboard on that last trip. That would've broken my heart................
Forum: Ben Line 27th January 2014, 20:37
Replies: 8
Views: 2,420
Posted By celsis
I remember you Ricky. Your dad and mine worked...

I remember you Ricky. Your dad and mine worked together in BT.
Forum: Ben Line 27th January 2014, 20:34
Replies: 11
Views: 2,550
Posted By celsis
Ah, Charlie Farmer, the Man with no name! I...

Ah, Charlie Farmer, the Man with no name!

I remember him on the Cramond when we went to Chile in 76. As usual, he went ashore alone, but we bumped into him in one of the bars in Tocopilla or...
Forum: Ben Line 27th January 2014, 20:14
Replies: 14
Views: 8,102
Posted By celsis
I remember being aboard her in Swansea but I...

I remember being aboard her in Swansea but I can't remember the wage although 10000 a year seems to stick in my mind. It was a lot more than deep sea, but she was a hoor of a job! I left after...
Forum: Ben Line 27th January 2014, 19:51
Replies: 25
Views: 16,085
Posted By celsis
Sailed with a few of the above gentlemen but the...

Sailed with a few of the above gentlemen but the trips that stand out were on the Lancer with Max Mainland and on the (in)famous American Bicentennial trip on the Cramond with Paul Tennant!
Forum: Ben Line 27th January 2014, 19:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,754
Posted By celsis
I also remember Nick in Greenock with the Lancer....

I also remember Nick in Greenock with the Lancer. Didn't he marry a Thomson daughter?
Forum: Port Line 26th October 2011, 22:54
Replies: 31
Views: 20,053
Posted By celsis
I sailed with Bubbles as well! Clem, if I...

I sailed with Bubbles as well! Clem, if I remember correctly, is driving a taxi in Manchester or Liverpool........
Forum: The Engine Room 27th April 2011, 09:40
Replies: 364
Views: 122,503
Posted By celsis
I'm probably gonna piss off our passie...

I'm probably gonna piss off our passie fraternity, but the worst ship for me was the Windsor Castle!

From the very first day when, at boat drill, the CE told me to get my hair cut, to the last day...
Forum: The Engine Room 27th April 2011, 09:22
Replies: 27
Views: 5,589
Posted By celsis
Worked on Sulzer and B&Ws and never had a...

Worked on Sulzer and B&Ws and never had a scavenge fire. Mind you, the spaces were cleaned out every three to four months. A crappy job, but a job that had to be done.
Forum: Ben Line 2nd August 2009, 12:33
Replies: 8
Views: 2,420
Posted By celsis
Didn't we have an AB who threw a wobbler and had...

Didn't we have an AB who threw a wobbler and had to be raken ashore in Brazil? Jim somebody or other?
Forum: Ben Line 2nd August 2009, 12:31
Replies: 18
Views: 8,735
Posted By celsis
I was a bit later, early 70s, and we had to go to...

I was a bit later, early 70s, and we had to go to Bernard Street. I remember paying off the Vorlich in '75, with a 'note on owners' and going down to the office to get paid, with my mother! She was...
Forum: Ben Line 2nd August 2009, 12:27
Replies: 76
Views: 18,090
Posted By celsis
Sent you a PM. We sailed together on a "Grey"...

Sent you a PM. We sailed together on a "Grey" boat, didn't we?
Forum: Ben Line 1st August 2009, 19:07
Replies: 76
Views: 18,090
Posted By celsis
Hi folks, I've been offline for a while...

Hi folks,

I've been offline for a while after having a triple bypass, but I'm now going to get back to the list!

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: Ben Line 15th November 2008, 09:34
Replies: 129
Views: 42,215
Posted By celsis
Gawd, I remember Dougie Walker. He used to call...

Gawd, I remember Dougie Walker. He used to call me a communist because his father had worked for the Duke of Buccleuch and I used to wind him up by telling him that as soon as the revolution came,...
Forum: Ben Line 13th November 2008, 11:14
Replies: 76
Views: 18,090
Posted By celsis
Cheers Roy! Safe trip. Mike

Cheers Roy! Safe trip.

Mike
Forum: Ben Line 13th November 2008, 11:13
Replies: 76
Views: 18,090
Posted By celsis
Thanks Jim, Do you have dates? Where are you...

Thanks Jim,

Do you have dates? Where are you now (town of residence?)

Cheers,

Mick
Forum: Ben Line 10th November 2008, 10:21
Replies: 76
Views: 18,090
Posted By celsis
No problem! I think this list may just be a long...

No problem! I think this list may just be a long haul!

Regards,

Mike
Forum: Ben Line 10th November 2008, 10:21
Replies: 76
Views: 18,090
Posted By celsis
Thanks John, Mike

Thanks John,

Mike
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 9th November 2008, 16:58
Replies: 13
Views: 3,917
Posted By celsis
Anchor Line

Hi folks.

I never sailed on any Anchor Line boats myself, I was with Ben Line and Port Line for most of my time at sea, but my dad sailed on a few Anchor boats. I remember him telling me that his...
Forum: Ben Line 9th November 2008, 11:31
Replies: 76
Views: 18,090
Posted By celsis
Hi, could you let me have dates etc.? ...

Hi,

could you let me have dates etc.?

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: Ben Line 9th November 2008, 11:30
Replies: 76
Views: 18,090
Posted By celsis
Thanks Ali. You're details have been added. ...

Thanks Ali. You're details have been added.

Regards,

Mike
Forum: Ben Line 5th November 2008, 10:44
Replies: 76
Views: 18,090
Posted By celsis
Thanks Jim! All contributions to the list...

Thanks Jim!

All contributions to the list gratefully accepted!

Mike
Forum: Ben Line 1st November 2008, 10:27
Replies: 76
Views: 18,090
Posted By celsis
Hi Sinclaire, Could you PM me with your...

Hi Sinclaire,

Could you PM me with your Benboats, dates and where you live now? Could I also have your email address for old shipmates to get in tocu?

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: Ben Line 1st November 2008, 10:16
Replies: 76
Views: 18,090
Posted By celsis
Hi eletel, If you click on my name, you'll...

Hi eletel,

If you click on my name, you'll see a toggle to Send a Private Message (PM) to Celsis. If you can send me a PM with your ships, dates, email address for old shipmates to get in touch...
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