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Search: Posts Made By: EBenarty
Forum: Ben Line 27th January 2013, 21:38
Replies: 26
Views: 7,670
Posted By EBenarty
Kenny Polson

I sailed with Kenny on the Bencairn. Met him a few years ago and he was working in an office for a company called Rigman at Dyce Aberdeen.
Forum: The Bridge 6th April 2012, 21:09
Replies: 40
Views: 13,651
Posted By EBenarty
Half of them cannnot use a sextant in real and...

Half of them cannnot use a sextant in real and rely on GPS, I have known from experience. I hate to see the day GPS fails and see what happens. Like I say a lot would have forgoton haversines,...
Forum: Ben Line 10th September 2011, 21:10
Replies: 3
Views: 1,773
Posted By EBenarty
I sailed on the Cairn for 4 voyages from 1972 to...

I sailed on the Cairn for 4 voyages from 1972 to 1974. If I remember correctly she was built in the mid 50,s so I doubt if she had reinforcement, I cannot recollect seeing any.
Forum: Ben Line 20th March 2011, 22:36
Replies: 15
Views: 2,881
Posted By EBenarty
Ali, Willie and I sailed on the Cruachan...

Ali,
Willie and I sailed on the Cruachan together as Cadets from 1968 -1970, he was from Baltasound ,Unst, Shetland. I heard on this site from The Black Sea Kid (John Holmes ) who also sailed with...
Forum: Ben Line 12th March 2011, 20:28
Replies: 15
Views: 2,881
Posted By EBenarty
Smile Jim Lough

Hi Waghty
Knew Jim well in Ben Line and we were at King Teds together in1968. I met him a few times when I was in Seaforth but have not seen him since the mid 80s. Jockey Lindsay frequents this site...
Forum: Ben Line 11th December 2010, 20:32
Replies: 47
Views: 6,668
Posted By EBenarty
I think it was the Mossie, Venus Rooms, Ok. Coral...

I think it was the Mossie, Venus Rooms, Ok. Coral on the right hand side of the street and if you crossed over after that there was the posh Rose Garden.
Forum: Ben Line 8th December 2010, 21:59
Replies: 47
Views: 6,668
Posted By EBenarty
Mossii

But I bet you Like it !!!(Whaaa)
Forum: Ben Line 8th December 2010, 21:51
Replies: 47
Views: 6,668
Posted By EBenarty
Smile Ferret

John you know them weel Yes I remember the Ferret down aft cooking a meal in a 45 Gallon drum and thou and the Chippy holding Banana Kate on your shoulders !!!!!!(A)
Forum: Ben Line 8th December 2010, 21:39
Replies: 47
Views: 6,668
Posted By EBenarty
Mossie

Wully,
Nuthing weoong wae my eyesissaasssssggt I ussed t o geeeeeeet my plimsolls on when we got tae Bancock !!!!(Applause)
Forum: Ben Line 20th November 2010, 22:52
Replies: 47
Views: 6,668
Posted By EBenarty
Smile Sight that beholds us

As we arrive out of the dock gates in the Far East. What is this the name of this famous watering hole !!!
Forum: Ben Line 15th November 2010, 22:01
Replies: 129
Views: 41,949
Posted By EBenarty
John, I sailed with John (Jocky) Lindsay on...

John,
I sailed with John (Jocky) Lindsay on the Bencairn on his first trip as Mate. Sexy Rexie-Master ,Jimmy Hamilton C/O and (Champagne) Willie Bennet 3rd. Mate.
Forum: Ben Line 1st October 2010, 21:50
Replies: 20
Views: 3,356
Posted By EBenarty
Loading Whisky in Grangemouth

We used to load a lot of whisky in Grangemouth. I remember the dockers loading the cases on pallets on the quay and very often there was a case stowed very dubiously on the top ready to fall off!!
...
Forum: The Galley 20th May 2010, 21:30
Replies: 78
Views: 18,022
Posted By EBenarty
In Shetland and Orkney they make what is called...

In Shetland and Orkney they make what is called Reasted Mutton which is mutton salted then dried It does not look appetising but tastes delicious !!
Forum: Ben Line 28th March 2010, 21:01
Replies: 5
Views: 2,988
Posted By EBenarty
I never came across Bill in Ben Line but I met...

I never came across Bill in Ben Line but I met him when he was on the Magnus. That was in the Queens Bar in Kirkwall. He was a jovial fun loving man and a pleasure to meet.
Forum: Ben Line 24th March 2010, 22:12
Replies: 5
Views: 1,125
Posted By EBenarty
Was it Charlie Sedgewick and Jimmy Torrie...

Was it Charlie Sedgewick and Jimmy Torrie ???(A)(A)(A)
Forum: Ben Line 19th March 2010, 23:51
Replies: 32
Views: 6,067
Posted By EBenarty
Hi, You must be a relation of Captain Ken...

Hi,
You must be a relation of Captain Ken Hardie who I had the great honounr to sail with on the Bennevis and Bencruachan, he was a great captain .
Billy
Forum: Ben Line 19th March 2010, 23:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,708
Posted By EBenarty
Barber next to Tobis Bar

Does anyone remember after a few beers or so decided to go for a hair cut next door. It was a good haircut followed by a hot towel over the head then a thumping on the head and shoulders but it was...
Forum: Ben Line 26th February 2010, 21:21
Replies: 22
Views: 5,697
Posted By EBenarty
Ian. Fine I remember the Chinese stewards...

Ian.
Fine I remember the Chinese stewards putting fried eggs on their porridge also raw eggs !!
Did you ever come across the Chief Electrician Iain MacIntosh from Buckie he was on the Nevis for a...
Forum: Ben Line 5th December 2009, 19:56
Replies: 11
Views: 3,692
Posted By EBenarty
You are right John, Jimmy came from Walls. How is...

You are right John, Jimmy came from Walls. How is your retirement going? Have you started a book yet?
Billy
Forum: Say Hello 4th December 2009, 22:42
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By EBenarty
Hi Derek, Long time no hear, I was up in...

Hi Derek,
Long time no hear, I was up in Strathpeffer seeing Aly Bain and Phil Cunninham on Wednesday and he did not fall of his stool this time. I met him at the bar and did not recognise him to...
Forum: Ben Line 4th December 2009, 22:16
Replies: 11
Views: 3,692
Posted By EBenarty
My Condolenses to his family, I sailed with him...

My Condolenses to his family, I sailed with him on the Lawers and Cairn. John was he not from Whalsey the same place as Captain Jmmy Walterson came from and he was a brother in law of Captain Donald...
Forum: Ben Line 6th October 2009, 22:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By EBenarty
I was on the Bennevis at the time in Kobe and...

I was on the Bennevis at the time in Kobe and Capt, Ken Hardie took them back for drinks with the crew were Tom , Sean, Donald Pleasance and Mae Hamma ( Spelling ). They were great and Sean put up...
Forum: Ben Line 25th April 2009, 22:50
Replies: 10
Views: 4,623
Posted By EBenarty
I was there in May 1968 and enjoyed it !! I took...

I was there in May 1968 and enjoyed it !! I took my Lifeboat and EDH cerrtificates in St. Katerines dock and fine do I remember Dog Fu** the instructer!!! The Glen Stratallan we did 4 days for the RT...
Forum: Ben Line 25th April 2009, 22:14
Replies: 59
Views: 9,083
Posted By EBenarty
I was in a place called Kunak in north Borneo on...

I was in a place called Kunak in north Borneo on the Bennevis in 1967, there was nothing there but a jungle bar and a few shacks. Along with a fellow cadet and 2 engineers we obviouslly tried out the...
Forum: Ben Line 23rd March 2009, 00:17
Replies: 129
Views: 41,949
Posted By EBenarty
I sailed with Alan McCulloch in 1966 when he was...

I sailed with Alan McCulloch in 1966 when he was 3 rd. Mate on the Nevis and I was Cadet. I later sailed with him on the Vrackie when he was Mate and I was 2nd. Mate. I knew John Groat well and the...
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