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Search: Posts Made By: Old Janner
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd July 2019, 07:08
Replies: 73
Views: 5,832
Posted By Old Janner
In my early days I worked for Stena on their...

In my early days I worked for Stena on their DSV's great job great company, Then were employed by SWECAL "Swedish Caledonia" only the change of Names, they were taken over as management by Northern...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st July 2019, 06:21
Replies: 73
Views: 5,832
Posted By Old Janner
AS clearly noted the majority of the Crew are...

AS clearly noted the majority of the Crew are Indians, India has a Navy and the are close to the Straits of Hormuz, so where are their warships protecting their Nationals?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 22:50
Replies: 73
Views: 5,832
Posted By Old Janner
We should take a page from trumps Policy, and...

We should take a page from trumps Policy, and make (Britain Great again), British flag vessels to Have Brtish Crews.
not for Shipping companies to save money by using our MN Flag.
How much Money do...
Forum: BP Shipping 12th July 2019, 19:35
Replies: 18
Views: 1,952
Posted By Old Janner
British Heritage.

Just see what can be found if you scrape the surface, Flag of convenience! MOD should charge them for Time and bunkers/
Forum: BP Shipping 12th July 2019, 03:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,952
Posted By Old Janner
Can anybody supply a breakdown of the ships crew...

Can anybody supply a breakdown of the ships crew and what nationalities?
Forum: BP Shipping 6th March 2019, 23:14
Replies: 6
Views: 2,615
Posted By Old Janner
Hi Stephen, in my early days in BP we had tugs in...

Hi Stephen, in my early days in BP we had tugs in Abadan, Aden and Mena, they used to vittle from BP tankers loading, they had the same Victualing books as us, and used their paperwork for the...
Forum: BP Shipping 6th March 2019, 15:50
Replies: 6
Views: 2,615
Posted By Old Janner
In his time on the Tugs, there were shiploads of...

In his time on the Tugs, there were shiploads of booze to be had in Aden, easier to buy a bottle of Scots whiskey than to by a bottle of clean water. It was around that time the biggest Duty-Free...
Forum: BP Shipping 14th February 2019, 10:22
Replies: 39
Views: 8,287
Posted By Old Janner
British Hazel

[QUOTE=Graham Wallace;2968667]Hi Spencer,
Quite a while since we have been in touch.

Hi Graham,
Thank you for your reply, nice to hear from you again I trust all is well in your household.
The...
Forum: BP Shipping 7th February 2019, 09:59
Replies: 39
Views: 8,287
Posted By Old Janner
Hi Graham, I am using this as a contact and a...

Hi Graham,
I am using this as a contact and a request.
Spencer Lewis, BP catering, asst Steward, 2nd Cook, Chief Cook, and Catering Officer, late 60's early 70's.
I am writing the memoirs of my...
Forum: BP Shipping 4th February 2019, 18:56
Replies: 23
Views: 2,385
Posted By Old Janner
I was in Gan on the British Gunner 69, visited...

I was in Gan on the British Gunner 69, visited Masirah Island, on an earlier trip, the officer's mess was tip top, only in Uniforms unless it was a Sunday, a few fell into the sea on the way back, we...
Forum: J & J Denholm 12th November 2018, 15:29
Replies: 71
Views: 7,981
Posted By Old Janner
I just noticed this thread and Thought I would...

I just noticed this thread and Thought I would make a contribution; Cast Heron 1982, from Norfolk to Kakogawa, with no stop at cape town, very very economical speed, in one storm we made no headway!...
Forum: J & J Denholm 3rd September 2018, 11:31
Replies: 28
Views: 3,566
Posted By Old Janner
Bar Protector. I joined this ship in San Carlos...

Bar Protector. I joined this ship in San Carlos in the Falklands, my employment contract was with Northern Marine Management, Yet in my discharge book the Company Stamp is Brown and Root,
On My next...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd March 2018, 11:28
Replies: 21
Views: 3,007
Posted By Old Janner
I have only just watched the incidents, not...

I have only just watched the incidents, not shocked at all, but alarmed to find ships Security, jumping around like a bunch of Pansies.
Notice a lot of security just standing back not wanting to get...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd August 2017, 16:59
Replies: 212
Views: 12,484
Posted By Old Janner
US Carrier vs Lighthouse.

Bootsmann, that is what the Irish would call a "Cracker"https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/images/smilies/pint1.gif

OJ
Forum: BP Shipping 10th October 2016, 10:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By Old Janner
Angry British Crown

Amazing explanation from a Magazine editor!!!
On this site alone you can go to Search and bring up three excellent Photos of the British Crown, name clearly displayed and in Racing Mode.
Forum: BP Shipping 24th August 2016, 10:46
Replies: 11
Views: 2,055
Posted By Old Janner
I was on the 'Bulldog' loading shortly after the...

I was on the 'Bulldog' loading shortly after the Incident with the crown.
Everything Electrical in the centercastle was turned off, all store rooms locked.
We all slept in the Dormitory aft, with...
Forum: J & J Denholm 19th August 2016, 11:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,953
Posted By Old Janner
Condolences to his family. A great asset to...

Condolences to his family.
A great asset to Denholm's Catering and a good Boss to work for.

RIP
Forum: BP Shipping 12th May 2016, 10:52
Replies: 11
Views: 2,633
Posted By Old Janner
BP Stewardesses.

Kevjacko, just loved your phrase, "Not a TV, "just on the other Bus" realy cracked me up. Thanks.
Forum: BP Shipping 11th May 2016, 10:38
Replies: 11
Views: 2,633
Posted By Old Janner
Wow! Graham news to me, who snok them in ? It...

Wow! Graham news to me, who snok them in ?
It will be interesting reading the feed backs.

Spence.
Forum: BP Shipping 19th April 2016, 17:18
Replies: 6
Views: 2,167
Posted By Old Janner
East German ports were frightening. I was on a...

East German ports were frightening.
I was on a Reefer, spent 6 days discharging citrus cargo in Weismar , shore patrol on board fully armed. NO Smiles! when we were due to sail, All crew had to go...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 26th January 2016, 12:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By Old Janner
Quite a Lady! way to go, fair seas and RIP ...

Quite a Lady! way to go, fair seas and RIP

OJ
Forum: J & J Denholm 28th December 2015, 12:12
Replies: 176
Views: 41,330
Posted By Old Janner
Hey Stephen, Life a ***** then you die. Xmas...

Hey Stephen, Life a ***** then you die.

Xmas has gone, forgot to send you a card.

Never mind wish you a happy and healthy New Year.

Spence.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 23rd November 2015, 12:22
Replies: 11
Views: 3,006
Posted By Old Janner
That's a tough one Vinnie, like trying to find a...

That's a tough one Vinnie, like trying to find a needle in a haystack.

No indication of the date ?
Was it from a news paper ?

OJ
Forum: J & J Denholm 21st October 2015, 10:52
Replies: 176
Views: 41,330
Posted By Old Janner
Oh dear Stephen ! we seemed to have put the...

Oh dear Stephen !

we seemed to have put the Cat amongst the Pigeons.

John , Varley, I too have sailed on some great Denolms ships, workhorses and some good characters for crew, As has Bill...
Forum: J & J Denholm 21st October 2015, 04:31
Replies: 176
Views: 41,330
Posted By Old Janner
Reefer Division

Nice to see the JJ Denholm slot come to life again.
Good to pick up on all the news.

I retired after the European Games in Baku, had a month off , then my Boss called me to the office, 'you...
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