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Search: Posts Made By: Roberth1
Forum: BP Shipping 13th February 2012, 14:02
Replies: 25
Views: 7,742
Posted By Roberth1
Gordon I tried Logging in to the site to read...

Gordon
I tried Logging in to the site to read the Flag but it tells me incorrect login
BP Tankers 1958 until 1986 C/E then redundant like everybody else
Robert Hodgson
Forum: BP Shipping 15th May 2010, 11:02
Replies: 56
Views: 8,392
Posted By Roberth1
The British Trees certainly had two Brotherhood...

The British Trees certainly had two Brotherhood TA's.
One "high efficiency" which was meant to run all the time and had the condenser to give full vacuum and one "low efficiency" which exhausted to...
Forum: BP Shipping 3rd June 2008, 10:20
Replies: 29
Views: 6,095
Posted By Roberth1
Dave Nice of you to remember me Kennet,...

Dave
Nice of you to remember me
Kennet, Dart,Pioneer???
I cannot remember which one
Old Age
Robert
Forum: BP Shipping 2nd June 2008, 16:24
Replies: 29
Views: 6,095
Posted By Roberth1
Keith I too was in Britannic House at this time...

Keith
I too was in Britannic House at this time on the cew team project with Dave Rundle who I have just read passed away in 2006.
Robert Hodgson (Ex C/E)
Forum: BP Shipping 28th March 2008, 15:38
Replies: 125
Views: 25,285
Posted By Roberth1
Kestrel

Yes, this is the same trip, I was J/E joined in haer guarantee dry dock, seem to remember going down to Australia and New Zealand and then like you I left at Hamble.

Robert
Forum: BP Shipping 28th March 2008, 15:36
Replies: 125
Views: 25,285
Posted By Roberth1
Viscount

Hi Barnsey

No did not happen in my time on her which was from July 61 until August 62.
Robert
Forum: BP Shipping 25th March 2008, 11:47
Replies: 80
Views: 17,214
Posted By Roberth1
!986 and all that

I agree with Geoff, I did get great training with BP something which stood me well in the years after 1986 but the whole thing and the way it was carried out left a long and bitter taste in my mouth....
Forum: BP Shipping 24th March 2008, 16:27
Replies: 80
Views: 17,214
Posted By Roberth1
1986 and All That

I was on leave from Success having taken her new from Belfast as C/E.
I got my redundancy notice watching the BBC 6 o'clock news at home.

This was the great idea of Fleet Personnel to save the...
Forum: BP Shipping 26th March 2007, 11:13
Replies: 19
Views: 3,694
Posted By Roberth1
Gerry The chilled water a/c units worked well,...

Gerry
The chilled water a/c units worked well, the only trouble was the principle was at the bottom end of the steam tables (who remembers those) and unless the vac gauge was kept right round the...
Forum: Say Hello 30th January 2007, 14:13
Replies: 33
Views: 2,594
Posted By Roberth1
[QUOTE=HENNEGANOL;104988]Bob, Did you go to...

[QUOTE=HENNEGANOL;104988]Bob,

Did you go to the 90th Birthday shindig at Greenwich?

Gerry

I was going and had the tickets and everything, but then something came up at the last minute...
Forum: BP Shipping 30th January 2007, 14:01
Replies: 11
Views: 1,980
Posted By Roberth1
Gerry Yes that was it I had just forgot the...

Gerry

Yes that was it I had just forgot the fancy title to the whole thing

Bob
Forum: BP Shipping 30th January 2007, 10:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,980
Posted By Roberth1
Henneganol I think I know where we met, were yu...

Henneganol
I think I know where we met, were yu not involved with East fitting the ships out with the Carter Parret system of stock control?
I agree with all your other comments and I have Heaslip...
Forum: Say Hello 30th January 2007, 09:49
Replies: 33
Views: 2,594
Posted By Roberth1
Henneganol Fancy you meeting up with "East...

Henneganol

Fancy you meeting up with "East the Beast" I see his name stuck.
I also tried to get in on the BP exploration thing but all the places had been taken when I started asking

Bob
Forum: Say Hello 30th January 2007, 09:48
Replies: 33
Views: 2,594
Posted By Roberth1
Hi The Chief's, name was actually Ted Pimlott, a...

Hi The Chief's, name was actually Ted Pimlott, a man from Cornwall as I remember he and I crossed over I had taken the Kennet out new and he took the Dart out new. In their infinite wisdom BP swopped...
Forum: Say Hello 27th November 2006, 10:03
Replies: 13
Views: 760
Posted By Roberth1
Welcome Geoff Some of your ships cross with...

Welcome Geoff
Some of your ships cross with mine do you have dates for when you were on the ships.
If yu look under the BP Shipping section I gave my dates in that section
Robert
Forum: BP Shipping 25th November 2006, 10:16
Replies: 103
Views: 36,989
Posted By Roberth1
Hi macjak I am really impressed that you...

Hi macjak

I am really impressed that you have the little picture of "two whistles Joe" from the apprentices news letter from all those years ago, I wonder if anyone has a picture of "Rudolph" his...
Forum: Say Hello 24th November 2006, 10:55
Replies: 33
Views: 2,594
Posted By Roberth1
Dates of Sailing

Hi Rushie

Here are the dates as well as I can remember them, havent bothered to repeat the "British" as I was never on a ship that was not prefixed with British
They are over under the BP section...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd November 2006, 16:34
Replies: 33
Views: 2,594
Posted By Roberth1
Respect

[QUOTE=James_C;90746]Thanks for that Robert.

Stan Montague

Yes I do remember Stan really well, and I bumped into him at the festival of the sea in 2000 in Portsmouth when he was manning the BP...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd November 2006, 16:17
Replies: 33
Views: 2,594
Posted By Roberth1
The S Class

[QUOTE=James_C;90746]Thanks for that Robert. The Achiever never did .......

First remember this was in the days when BP had its own Naval Arch dept and its own Design Engineering Dept and of...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd November 2006, 13:06
Replies: 33
Views: 2,594
Posted By Roberth1
The S Class

Hi Jim

The story of tahe S class is complicated as to them coming into being.
I had been seconded to new building principally for the S class as Engine Inspector.
The Original Plan was
Achiever...
Forum: BP Shipping 23rd November 2006, 12:52
Replies: 125
Views: 25,285
Posted By Roberth1
Bp Cv

Hi Steve I just found this sight I give below my cv although the memory may not be so good about some dates and ships.

Engineer Apprentice 1958 to 1963
College Hull
Viscount App 1961...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd November 2006, 12:15
Replies: 33
Views: 2,594
Posted By Roberth1
Resouce

Hi Bill

No my trip on the Racehorse as she was always known to me was 67, she was my first 2/E's trip

Robert
Forum: Say Hello 23rd November 2006, 11:13
Replies: 33
Views: 2,594
Posted By Roberth1
Hello from an Ex BP Man

This is me saying hellou

I started as an Engineer Cadet with BP in 1958 promoted Chief in 1970
and left with everyone else when we were all made redundant in 1986
Thanks to the so called cost...
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