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Search: Posts Made By: firey
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th June 2017, 20:31
Replies: 255
Views: 65,852
Posted By firey
I never expected my initial posting to gather so...

I never expected my initial posting to gather so much interest and for many to cross paths once again. CP was a good company to work for , but alas things change.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 28th February 2007, 21:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By firey
Thanks Don, Got a suprise reading this months...

Thanks Don,
Got a suprise reading this months Telegraph ( union paper) as there was an article on the company he works for and there was his photo. Will now try and contact him.(Thumb)
Thanks...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 13th January 2007, 16:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,673
Posted By firey
Welcome to the site I also sailed with Anchor...

Welcome to the site I also sailed with Anchor line and sailed on the last Caledonia on 1979. You will recognise the house flag, Don.t recognise any of the chiefs names.
Cheers
Firey
Forum: Ship Research 1st January 2007, 11:06
Replies: 17
Views: 2,068
Posted By firey
Thanks lads for the confirmation(Thumb) ...

Thanks lads for the confirmation(Thumb)

firey
Forum: Ship Research 30th December 2006, 10:25
Replies: 17
Views: 2,068
Posted By firey
Quick Question - How is a tankers cargo measured

How is a tankers cargo measured or defined , is it tonnes. I've forgort as it has been so long.
Firey
Forum: Say Hello 26th November 2006, 22:21
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By firey
Welcome Siobhan , many of us oldies wish we could...

Welcome Siobhan , many of us oldies wish we could be in your postion again, in starting a career at sea . Somebody will be able to give you info on your company.
Regards

Firey
Forum: Say Hello 26th November 2006, 20:57
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By firey
Welcome to the site where do you do your tourist...

Welcome to the site where do you do your tourist trips?
Cheers
Firey
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th November 2006, 11:59
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By firey
Anybody know Dick Welsh

Sailed with Dick several times on the Dart Atlantica, shared a few beers at night at the end of the 8-12 he was from the engine side. Dick lived on the Isle of Man
Firey
Forum: Bank Line 26th November 2006, 08:27
Replies: 4
Views: 2,630
Posted By firey
Anthony, how scary is this , I was reading...

Anthony, how scary is this , I was reading articles in an October 1998 edition of sea breezes only yesterday and as an ex anchor line employee i payed particular attention to your article. Well I...
Forum: Say Hello 25th November 2006, 16:06
Replies: 7
Views: 1,991
Posted By firey
The 70's version of the Cameronia. Not quite as...

The 70's version of the Cameronia. Not quite as distinctive as it's namesake

Firey
Forum: Say Hello 23rd November 2006, 20:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By firey
Welcome Brent, did you ever bump into Ted Stout...

Welcome Brent, did you ever bump into Ted Stout up in Sullum voe.
Cheers
Firey
Forum: Bulk Carriers 23rd November 2006, 20:22
Replies: 8
Views: 2,785
Posted By firey
Star boats

Anybody ever sail on these ships, when i knew of them they were operated by Anchor line. Star Arcadia and Assyria.
Forum: Bulk Carriers 23rd November 2006, 20:10
Replies: 36
Views: 11,426
Posted By firey
found an old photo of the gothland to add to this...

found an old photo of the gothland to add to this thread,
Forum: Say Hello 23rd November 2006, 15:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By firey
Hi Eucadia, You may already have these photos...

Hi Eucadia,
You may already have these photos but if not enjoy, I did a short coastal voyage on her late 70's
Cheers
Firey
Forum: Ship Research 22nd November 2006, 21:47
Replies: 41
Views: 10,847
Posted By firey
Hi Tony, There is a picture of the Exmoor in...

Hi Tony,

There is a picture of the Exmoor in my gallery but it will probably be a later model than the one you sailed on.I to served my cadetship with Anchor line 1975-1979 and sailed on the...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 15th September 2006, 21:39
Replies: 15
Views: 7,855
Posted By firey
What Cal Mac route are you on weechief. I...

What Cal Mac route are you on weechief.
I sailed fort hamilton 1981.
Forum: Bulk Carriers 14th September 2006, 20:01
Replies: 15
Views: 7,855
Posted By firey
What years were you all with CP ,I was there from...

What years were you all with CP ,I was there from 1980 - 1985. Joined my first CP ship the Fort Coulonge up the Amozon the day John Lennon was shot not a great ship and also sailed on her sister...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 13th September 2006, 07:24
Replies: 20
Views: 3,971
Posted By firey
Thanks Rudd. I found the same photo in amongst my...

Thanks Rudd. I found the same photo in amongst my box of pictures it seems so long ago now I sailed on her twice . She was my first ship left home at 16 joined in hamburg introduced to the Reeperban...
Forum: J & J Denholm 3rd September 2006, 09:36
Replies: 5
Views: 1,927
Posted By firey
Photo of Dealmouth

Bumped into a chap the other day who's last trip at sea was on the Denholms ship the Dealmouth. He was a 3rd eng at the time.
I told him about the forum and that it there may a photo of her ,but...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th June 2006, 14:05
Replies: 13
Views: 4,032
Posted By firey
very dangerous ladders unless you knew how to...

very dangerous ladders unless you knew how to climb them ie up the side of them like they do in the circus.
firey
Forum: Say Hello 14th March 2006, 12:01
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By firey
Welcome gordon also sailed on Hazelmoor but much...

Welcome gordon also sailed on Hazelmoor but much later 1977. Picture of her in my gallery.At the time she was under Anchor line. Like you had a good time on an old ship with not much home comforts...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 5th February 2006, 11:56
Replies: 100
Views: 53,554
Posted By firey
Ocean Tramp , checked out your web site ,some...

Ocean Tramp , checked out your web site ,some great photos taken in the Nort Atlantic,respect! (Thumb)

Firey
Forum: Bulk Carriers 4th February 2006, 20:51
Replies: 36
Views: 11,426
Posted By firey
The Gothland spent her last Red Duster time with...

The Gothland spent her last Red Duster time with Anchor line ,she was on a regular run between Glasgow as shown in the picture and Murmansk .Although I never sailed on her I met many who had. Two...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 4th February 2006, 00:57
Replies: 4
Views: 2,025
Posted By firey
Hi Fairfield. Recognise the position from...

Hi Fairfield.

Recognise the position from which you took this photo , it's from Dumbarton castle. Lovely place to visit and such a climb to the top. Are you one of those peple who pay to visit the...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 1st February 2006, 13:24
Replies: 90
Views: 24,746
Posted By firey
Hi Helen, When did your dad sail with Anchor...

Hi Helen,

When did your dad sail with Anchor line. If you do a search in the gallery you will find a photo of her . It may not be the same one but youy provide dates the lads on the forum with the...
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