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Search: Posts Made By: TIM HUDSON
Forum: Ship Research 28th January 2017, 08:28
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Thanks your help Cue ball 44. My computer is...

Thanks your help Cue ball 44. My computer is broken and now i'm trying to included a photo here using my tablet. Hopefully get with it soon !
Forum: Ship Research 27th January 2017, 21:38
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Oh yes that's her. Great. Any details of her ? I...

Oh yes that's her. Great. Any details of her ? I was rummaging through my late wife's papers and photos (seafaring family) and found this.
Forum: Ship Research 27th January 2017, 20:13
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By TIM HUDSON
s.s.Shakespear

I have a 'coloured' black and white photo of ss.Shakespear at Stettin and dated 1904. It's flying the red ensign but I don't recognise the house flag. Looks like 4 hatch cargo ship, midship...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th October 2015, 20:46
Replies: 8
Views: 2,743
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Gosh so many names from the past. I knew many but...

Gosh so many names from the past. I knew many but regrettably am only in touch with Chris Hinchcliffe, a good mate. Thanks for all the memories your list brought.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 26th October 2015, 16:42
Replies: 7
Views: 2,811
Posted By TIM HUDSON
. Thanks but already seen this site. It lists...

. Thanks but already seen this site. It lists only the crew who didn't survive the attack. One man did survive. Rgds
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 26th October 2015, 10:55
Replies: 7
Views: 2,811
Posted By TIM HUDSON
s.s Joseph Swan

Anyone out there know the name of the sole survivor of the sinking of the north east collier ss.Joseph Swan by an e-boat off Norfolk in 1941. I have complete list of those who lost their lives and...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th March 2014, 21:16
Replies: 70
Views: 16,145
Posted By TIM HUDSON
I sailed with a mate in 1970s who worked on...

I sailed with a mate in 1970s who worked on Southern Venturer and Harvester. WRD McLaughlin from Aberdeen way. He had published several books on Antartic whaling including some novels. Try 'Call of...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 30th January 2014, 20:19
Replies: 20
Views: 4,255
Posted By TIM HUDSON
No one remember her in a thriller called "Who...

No one remember her in a thriller called "Who Paid The Ferryman". ? Think it was set in Crete ? What a cracker she was. !
Forum: Say Hello 6th November 2013, 16:20
Replies: 37
Views: 6,800
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Yes I certainly do. Good to hear from you........

Yes I certainly do. Good to hear from you..... alot of ships gone by since those really good times with a cracking company... Only remember you at Bamburgh House, were you there at Exchange Buildings...
Forum: Say Hello 5th November 2013, 20:50
Replies: 37
Views: 6,800
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Border ships were Old Borders (16,000DWT) and New...

Border ships were Old Borders (16,000DWT) and New Borders (19500DWT.)
OLD :- Regiment, Keep, Lass, Hunter, Fusilier, Minstrel, Reiver, Laird, Sentinel and Terrier. Built between 1953 and 1956...
Forum: Say Hello 5th November 2013, 10:46
Replies: 37
Views: 6,800
Posted By TIM HUDSON
BP Shipping Ltd sold Border Castle to Relay...

BP Shipping Ltd sold Border Castle to Relay Maritime Inc (Gulf Shipping Lines) in 1981.
In those years it wasn't uncommon to have an engraved brass bell close to the manoeuving station in the...
Forum: Say Hello 4th November 2013, 16:48
Replies: 37
Views: 6,800
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Not owned by Common Brothers but the Lowland...

Not owned by Common Brothers but the Lowland Tanker Company, a subsiduary of BP tankers. Managed by Common Brothers of Newcastle from its delivery in 1961 until its management went to BP in 1976....
Forum: Nautical Colleges 8th July 2013, 16:00
Replies: 54
Views: 22,002
Posted By TIM HUDSON
I came to S.Shields in 1960, to attend the marine...

I came to S.Shields in 1960, to attend the marine school, am still there although training is now complete. ! Am afraid to report the town isnt what it was, I think mainly because ships and seafarers...
Forum: The Engine Room 13th June 2013, 09:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,887
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Did she come to the Tyne for repairs. ? I seem to...

Did she come to the Tyne for repairs. ? I seem to remember her at Wallsend Slipway for a long stay in early 60s.?
Forum: Brocklebank Line 11th April 2013, 17:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Oh I remember them very well from City boats...

Oh I remember them very well from City boats loading jute in the '60s. On the City of Guildford we were there a month as had a cargo of steel to discharge into barges before backloading jute. Tried...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 14th March 2013, 18:52
Replies: 365
Views: 114,207
Posted By TIM HUDSON
During a lull in loading Iron Horse at Almeria...

During a lull in loading Iron Horse at Almeria late sixties, summer time, many of ships company swimming off main deck. Saloon steward joined them and jumped in and very soon issued frenzied cry for...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th March 2013, 11:27
Replies: 22
Views: 2,961
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Think William the Conc was Norman not French and...

Think William the Conc was Norman not French and he was actually more Viking than French ! Might have known 'Aggar le orrible'.
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 30th November 2012, 15:47
Replies: 64
Views: 12,091
Posted By TIM HUDSON
wow what an ask..... Cape...

wow what an ask.....
Cape Town/Durban/Rio/NewYork/Houston/Miami/Bombay/Gib/Marseilles/New Orleans/Singapore/Hong Kong/Manila/Fremantle/var. New England/Port of Spain/Curacao/Virgin Islands/Bahamas...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 28th November 2012, 11:17
Replies: 365
Views: 114,207
Posted By TIM HUDSON
It was Willie Woodman, very senior Capt in Common...

It was Willie Woodman, very senior Capt in Common Brothers. Nice guy.
Forum: Ship Research 27th November 2012, 12:30
Replies: 12
Views: 2,955
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Common Brothers of Newcastle purchased North...

Common Brothers of Newcastle purchased North Shipping Co.1967 along with the ship, North Devon 7905grt. 4cly. Doxford (built by Bartrams, Sunderland ).
Forum: Bulk Carriers 18th November 2012, 11:51
Replies: 365
Views: 114,207
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Seem to remember the inside loading berth at...

Seem to remember the inside loading berth at Vitoria, Brazil was a long stay (and noisy) affair.
Being on a Newcastle registered ship, Tyne visits were most welcome and I believe a case of beer to...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 17th November 2012, 12:17
Replies: 365
Views: 114,207
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Arrived Seven Islands on 'Iron Horse' to find two...

Arrived Seven Islands on 'Iron Horse' to find two other Common Brothers BISCO chartered iron ore ships at anchor. We all loaded and sailed within 24 hours !
Forum: Say Hello 5th November 2012, 10:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,468
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Manchester Exchange built 1901, 4091 tonnes and...

Manchester Exchange built 1901, 4091 tonnes and sold in 1925 to Finland America Line, renamed Equator. (according to Ships List)
Forum: J & J Denholm 31st October 2012, 21:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,717
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Had a very pleasant couple of weeks in Bethlehem...

Had a very pleasant couple of weeks in Bethlehem Steel dockyard in Hoboken 1975 (retubing dual pressure boiler). Wonderful sociable 'town'. Shipyard people were very generous. Sad days there.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 23rd October 2012, 16:28
Replies: 8
Views: 3,937
Posted By TIM HUDSON
Got all excited...not the one in Hong Kong then !!

Got all excited...not the one in Hong Kong then !!
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