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Search: Posts Made By: Neil Purdon
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 13th May 2019, 17:19
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Neil Purdon
Thanks - lovely neat ship!

Thanks - lovely neat ship!
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 4th May 2019, 18:23
Replies: 5
Views: 1,278
Posted By Neil Purdon
Came across this commemorative booklet from the...

Came across this commemorative booklet from the makers.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 4th May 2019, 15:19
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Neil Purdon
Thanks very much for the information. Exactly...

Thanks very much for the information. Exactly what I hoping for. Regards, Neil
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 3rd May 2019, 21:36
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Neil Purdon
Thanks very much. The photo is of the funnel of...

Thanks very much. The photo is of the funnel of the Clan Macgregor that was under charter to I thought SEAL in the 1970s. I should have recognised that familiar funnel of NAL, but was fooled by the...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 2nd May 2019, 21:14
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Neil Purdon
Swedish East Africa Line (S.E.A.L)

Can anyone tell me the colours of the funnel of Swedish East Africa Line ships in the 1960s. I only have this black and white photo.
Forum: Clan Line 14th April 2018, 22:15
Replies: 21
Views: 3,727
Posted By Neil Purdon
Yes, and he finally smelled a rat when you...

Yes, and he finally smelled a rat when you eventually told him the crates would be labelled "IVBNHAD" (or something like that)!

I'll send you a pm with contact details
Forum: Clan Line 14th April 2018, 21:23
Replies: 21
Views: 3,727
Posted By Neil Purdon
Hello Mark. Yes I am. That was a great trip on...

Hello Mark. Yes I am. That was a great trip on the Grant. I especially remember the time spent in St Helena. I'm still in touch with Tim Culpin and the 2/O Jim Dick. The mate was Bill Sutherland and...
Forum: Clan Line 12th April 2018, 22:05
Replies: 21
Views: 3,727
Posted By Neil Purdon
Hello Mark. Were you 3/0 on the Clan Grant in...

Hello Mark. Were you 3/0 on the Clan Grant in 73/74 with Tim Culpin and me the cadets? Judging by your nickname, the chances are good :)

Neil
Forum: Computers and The Internet 25th June 2016, 13:55
Replies: 11
Views: 1,576
Posted By Neil Purdon
Thanks. I will follow that other thread. I had...

Thanks. I will follow that other thread. I had looked in vain for a similar posting, but then thought that perhaps I had pushed the wrong button somewhere along the line :)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 25th June 2016, 13:37
Replies: 11
Views: 1,576
Posted By Neil Purdon
Gallery View not displaying correctly since approx 27 May 2016

For years I've been viewing the Gallery displaying 24 pictures on a screen page with their details. All pictures were thumbnails and could be enlarged if required. If I now try to look at any page...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th March 2016, 17:23
Replies: 471
Views: 62,919
Posted By Neil Purdon
Thanks Finbar. That LM Radio recording was...

Thanks Finbar. That LM Radio recording was certainly a blast from the past although I had left SA to join B&C by then.


Neil
Forum: The Radio Room 10th March 2016, 18:07
Replies: 471
Views: 62,919
Posted By Neil Purdon
Believe it or not, LM Radio was revived in 2010....

Believe it or not, LM Radio was revived in 2010. Same brand, same jingles and pretty much same old music from the 60s to the 80s. It broadcasts on VHF from Maputo, satellite and live streaming on...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th December 2015, 15:55
Replies: 471
Views: 62,919
Posted By Neil Purdon
Thanks Finbar for the fascinating insight into...

Thanks Finbar for the fascinating insight into the history of Malin Head and possible sources of further information. I realised it was more than a long shot asking about 1917 records.

Another...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th December 2015, 14:48
Replies: 471
Views: 62,919
Posted By Neil Purdon
GFLU - Shell Tanker VALVATA from 1965. Built 1960...

GFLU - Shell Tanker VALVATA from 1965. Built 1960 as San Edwardo, sold to Shell and renamed Valvata in 1965, broken up in 1975
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2015, 17:25
Replies: 471
Views: 62,919
Posted By Neil Purdon
Yes Jim, you are correct. All those years ago,...

Yes Jim, you are correct. All those years ago, the R/O thought I was mad retrieving redundant old lists of radio stations, call signs, ITU Regulations and even a GPO Handbook for Radio Operators that...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2015, 12:56
Replies: 471
Views: 62,919
Posted By Neil Purdon
Jim - VCG was Fox River (at Rivière-au-Renard) in...

Jim - VCG was Fox River (at Rivière-au-Renard) in the Gulf of St Lawrence. Grindstone was VCN

Finbar - from someone who was forever making a nuisance of himself in the radio rooms of the various...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th December 2015, 15:20
Replies: 471
Views: 62,919
Posted By Neil Purdon
GVQH - Wheelsman (ITU List of Call Signs 6th...

GVQH - Wheelsman (ITU List of Call Signs 6th Edition, March 1972)

Is that perhaps the one?

Neil
Forum: The Radio Room 5th March 2015, 17:33
Replies: 39
Views: 7,938
Posted By Neil Purdon
C.P.TRADER = GNAR Neil

C.P.TRADER = GNAR


Neil
Forum: The Radio Room 5th March 2015, 17:17
Replies: 76
Views: 15,001
Posted By Neil Purdon
GHQB = British Cygnet (ITU list of March 1972)

GHQB = British Cygnet (ITU list of March 1972)
Forum: The Radio Room 7th January 2015, 16:58
Replies: 76
Views: 15,001
Posted By Neil Purdon
Australia Star - GQYU (1971 ITU List of call...

Australia Star - GQYU (1971 ITU List of call signs)


Neil
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2014, 12:36
Replies: 101
Views: 16,573
Posted By Neil Purdon
SXXE - Americanis (sic!) Rather surprised to see...

SXXE - Americanis (sic!) Rather surprised to see the "c". (ITU Alphabetical List of Call Signs 6th Edition March 1972)

I have a watercolour of her as the former Union-Castle Intermediate Liner...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 27th October 2014, 21:04
Replies: 3
Views: 1,852
Posted By Neil Purdon
Reina del Mar

I have the Reina's cabin plan brochure if that's what you were after. It only shows details of the passenger accommodation. I've scanned part of the front and taken poor quality photos on my phone to...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 11th December 2013, 15:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,937
Posted By Neil Purdon
This site never ceases to amaze me. I honestly...

This site never ceases to amaze me. I honestly wasn't expecting to get the answer. Thanks so much R58484956. I'll pass on the information to the enquirer in Canada, and will post any response.
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 10th December 2013, 16:04
Replies: 6
Views: 2,937
Posted By Neil Purdon
1955 Union-Castle Sailing Schedules

I have been asked the following question which I cannot answer:

"Would you have any source of what Union-Castle freighter sailed from London in February 1955 and called at both Lobito and Walvis...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 3rd November 2013, 21:18
Replies: 5
Views: 4,037
Posted By Neil Purdon
Hello Richard I'm sure this is not the...

Hello Richard

I'm sure this is not the correct location on the forum, in which case please would a moderator move this to the appropriate one.

You may already have them, but I attach some...
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