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Search: Posts Made By: Marcus Cardew
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 17th November 2011, 11:09
Replies: 30
Views: 15,605
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Hi Harry !

Hi Harry, Some Minor Corrections... Pisces 3 was a Manned submersible ( No String attached ). Roger and I founded SSS in 1977, after we had left VOL, I remember looking over all the ROV's at a trade...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 17th November 2011, 10:24
Replies: 45
Views: 9,023
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Another Mahout hand tracked down...

Well, Actually it was the other way around.. John Williams, who sailed as apprentice, when I was 4/0 in '68 tracked me down last month, and over a lunch, we managed to exchange twice the number of...
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 21st October 2011, 11:30
Replies: 95
Views: 34,798
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Island Shore 1977

I remember chartering the 'Island Shore' and converting her for use as a 'Remote Operated Vehicle' (ROV) support vessel 1n 1977. We used her to survey the Kinsale Head Gas Pipeline with ROV...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 21st October 2011, 11:12
Replies: 7
Views: 2,060
Posted By Marcus Cardew
The Dim Distant Past...

I remember the 'Air Belt' experiment, but was not on board when the kit was installed.. and not sure which ship it was either, but recall that the 'ball bearing' effect of the bubbles did effectively...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 22nd June 2007, 08:40
Replies: 15
Views: 2,247
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Well, well... Alan Lord, Long time no see.......

Well, well... Alan Lord,
Long time no see.... Send my salaams to Alec, next time you're in touch with him...
All the very best,
Marcus
Forum: Brocklebank Line 22nd June 2007, 08:32
Replies: 48
Views: 3,581
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Salaams Tony Sahib, I think it may have been...

Salaams Tony Sahib,
I think it may have been I who was looking for Allan, and he did manage to find me....
I spent 4 happy days staying down at the Albert Dock last month.. Underwater Vehicle...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th January 2007, 12:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By Marcus Cardew
When I was testing a new Sidescan Sonar that we...

When I was testing a new Sidescan Sonar that we had made back in 1996, we did find and locate the Bluebird debris field, but we never let on.... I hope that Gina, Bill and their team do succeed with...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 6th January 2007, 13:26
Replies: 13
Views: 2,142
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Last time I saw Alan, he was still Chief sparks...

Last time I saw Alan, he was still Chief sparks on the QE2 (1981), and I think he was turn and turn about with Chris Connerty.. Am still in touch with Bill Mullarkey and (now) Frank Dunn.. will...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 6th January 2007, 13:17
Replies: 45
Views: 9,023
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Bushire is on the South West Iranian Coast.. ...

Bushire is on the South West Iranian Coast..
Cheers, Marcus
Forum: Brocklebank Line 16th December 2006, 14:18
Replies: 15
Views: 2,247
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Hi Tony, Last sailed with Alec Pritchard when...

Hi Tony,
Last sailed with Alec Pritchard when he was Mate of the Luxor in 1974. I gathered that he then went to the Sultan of Oman's navy after that... Would be great to make contact with him...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 16th December 2006, 14:11
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Hi Tony, Welcome to this crazy place... ...

Hi Tony,
Welcome to this crazy place...
Seeing that you were with C.A.M.E.L. , do you have any contact with Bob Winlo or Alistair McVean? .. Last time I dropped into the Hammersmith office to...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th December 2006, 14:05
Replies: 207
Views: 58,636
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Capt George Boothby's son was up for Mates with...

Capt George Boothby's son was up for Mates with me in the Summer of '73, and I am sure he was called George as well....
Forum: Brocklebank Line 16th December 2006, 13:48
Replies: 45
Views: 9,023
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Hi Derek, From my Dis.A I flew out to Cal to...

Hi Derek,
From my Dis.A I flew out to Cal to Join the Mahout as 4/O 2nd May '69, and flew back from Dakar 9th November '69... I remember Cliff the 2/E, Ian Seery (Elec), Bill Myers 1/O, CP...
Forum: Cunard 21st November 2006, 21:29
Replies: 30
Views: 8,100
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Next Time you QSO Frank, Please send him all...

Next Time you QSO Frank, Please send him all best salaams from Marcus & Solveig! (He was at our Wedding in '71, but last seen on the Countess in St. Georges, Grenada, 24 years ago....
Forum: Brocklebank Line 23rd August 2006, 18:53
Replies: 26
Views: 4,153
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Were not the 'Mighty Mipe' and her 3 sisters...

Were not the 'Mighty Mipe' and her 3 sisters known as the 'Black Four'?
Forum: Say Hello 24th July 2006, 17:57
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Hi Anita, Welcome to this funny place... ...

Hi Anita,
Welcome to this funny place...
The Ex Danish Car Ferry, Princess Sealandia, (Sorry, can't remember the Danish for Princess or Sjelandia!) is alongside in Barrow Dock's as a Restaurant...
Forum: Cunard 3rd July 2006, 17:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,354
Posted By Marcus Cardew
When I last saw her in New York (1975, under...

When I last saw her in New York (1975, under arrest, and no one paying harbour dues) she was still green.....
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 26th May 2006, 17:09
Replies: 17
Views: 2,582
Posted By Marcus Cardew
I remember Orlop Deck's on Brocklbank ships, as...

I remember Orlop Deck's on Brocklbank ships, as being an uppermost deck, above the 'tween deck, usually in #4 hatch just abaft the accomodation..
Forum: Brocklebank Line 25th May 2006, 17:43
Replies: 65
Views: 7,804
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Hi Mike, I just noticed that you left the...

Hi Mike,
I just noticed that you left the Masirah a week or so before I joined as 3/O on 27-12-68, When she had #4 & #5 hatches on fire alongside in Dundee.....!
Doing the Coast, was on the...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 20th May 2006, 17:35
Replies: 30
Views: 15,605
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Nope! Still in Harness.... Building *...

Nope!
Still in Harness.... Building * Commissioning new sonar systems and stuff, and in a quiet lull, managed to catch up on 500 new posts.. back over to Germany tomorrow to switch on new trinkets...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 20th May 2006, 16:42
Replies: 30
Views: 15,605
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Hi Jim, I did a few trips on the Viking, and...

Hi Jim,
I did a few trips on the Viking, and I'm sure that she was German Built, as I remember giving the chief a hand once with some hydraulics schematics translation....
Forum: Brocklebank Line 20th May 2006, 15:20
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Derek, Hey Ho! August '68, I was sailing as...

Derek,
Hey Ho! August '68, I was sailing as Lamptrimmer on the m/v Media, 'cos I was doing the job, as well as watchkeeping, but lampy's got paid more than 'prentices....
Forum: Brocklebank Line 20th May 2006, 14:03
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By Marcus Cardew
I was 4/O on Mahout Joined May 69 in Cal, to...

I was 4/O on Mahout Joined May 69 in Cal, to November 1969, and she was in Brocks Colours then....
Forum: Cunard 9th January 2006, 19:28
Replies: 34
Views: 13,045
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Ah Well! There is a little bit of her still...

Ah Well!
There is a little bit of her still surviving. I have an 'aluminium & perspex' main deck 'you are here' sign, (from her last stop at pier 92).. maybe I should scan it in...
Forum: Cunard 29th November 2005, 18:27
Replies: 4
Views: 2,616
Posted By Marcus Cardew
Hi Ray, I think that Reggie Venn was the old...

Hi Ray,
I think that Reggie Venn was the old man on that trip. I remember him telling me that half way across, in a storm, they could see the 'Scotsmans' wheels lifting off the rails on deck on...
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