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Search: Posts Made By: arthurryan
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th September 2018, 11:35
Replies: 21
Views: 7,342
Posted By arthurryan
Hi Harry, Nice to make contact. I was with Esso...

Hi Harry, Nice to make contact. I was with Esso from 1969 t0 1974 from 2/O/D up to C/O/D.
Vessels Westminster, Oxford, Scotia, Pembrokeshire/ Mercia, Northumbria, Ulidia, Caledonia and Yorkshire. I...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 11th September 2017, 10:59
Replies: 21
Views: 7,342
Posted By arthurryan
Hi All. My name is Arthur Ryan and I sailed...

Hi All.
My name is Arthur Ryan and I sailed with Esso from 1969 to 1975. Vessels on which I server were, Westminster, Oxford, Scotia, Mercia, Pembrokeshire, Ulidia, Northumbria, Caledonia and...
Forum: Esso Tankers 6th February 2013, 12:52
Replies: 137
Views: 58,277
Posted By arthurryan
Hi John, I was with Esso from 1969 to 1974. ...

Hi John,
I was with Esso from 1969 to 1974.
Sailed on the following ships: Esso Westminster, Esso Oxford, Esso Scotia, Esso Caledonia, Esso Mercia, Esso Ulidia, Esso Northumbria and Esso Yorkshire....
Forum: Say Hello 6th February 2013, 11:44
Replies: 15
Views: 2,389
Posted By arthurryan
Hello Augusto, Nice to se a familiar name of an...

Hello Augusto,
Nice to se a familiar name of an ex manners employee.
You came on board the Suva Breeze in Singapore once I believe when I was 3rd. Mate there.
I had heard of your progres up...
Forum: Ship Research 25th February 2011, 10:23
Replies: 4
Views: 2,428
Posted By arthurryan
I served on the "Suva Breeze" from Nov 1961 to...

I served on the "Suva Breeze" from Nov 1961 to July 1965 as deck cadet for 17 months and the remainder as Third Mate. She of course was the "Empire Mc Alpine" in her early years. I have a photo of...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 9th February 2011, 09:02
Replies: 0
Views: 1,086
Posted By arthurryan
Bunkering Vessel " Ann R "

Hi All,

I am looking for the whereabouts of the above vessel. I purchased this vessel in 1996 when she was a water carrier on the river in Kalingrad. She was named "Rodnik" and under the home flag...
Forum: Esso Tankers 8th February 2011, 18:29
Replies: 9
Views: 5,740
Posted By arthurryan
Esso Scotia

Hello Alex, I am fine thanks and I hope you are the same. After my 6 years with Esso I spent 6 months on Ferries between Rosslare and Le Havre. Then I came to Bantry Bay and worked for Gulf Oil for...
Forum: Esso Tankers 8th February 2011, 15:03
Replies: 57
Views: 35,138
Posted By arthurryan
I also sailed with Captain Steele on a few...

I also sailed with Captain Steele on a few occasions. He insisted on taking his own sights regardless of how efficient his navigatring officers were.He usually took to his cabin as soon as we neared...
Forum: Esso Tankers 8th February 2011, 14:57
Replies: 57
Views: 35,138
Posted By arthurryan
Hello Alex, Sorry for the delay in responding....

Hello Alex,
Sorry for the delay in responding. I have been away from this site for some time now I thought your name was familiar, and yes Ian Smith was Master on the Scotia during my time there and...
Forum: Esso Tankers 8th February 2011, 14:51
Replies: 57
Views: 35,138
Posted By arthurryan
I sailed on the Ulidia as Mate and the...

I sailed on the Ulidia as Mate and the Northumbria as !st. Mate but to the best of my recollection, the Esso Hibernia was also built in Belfast as was the Ulidia.
Forum: Esso Tankers 8th February 2011, 14:44
Replies: 9
Views: 5,740
Posted By arthurryan
Tommy Irving

Hello Artworker,

I sailed as 3rd. Mate on Esso Westminster from Sept 1969 to sometime in 1971 with a 3 month spell on Esso Oxford. I knew Tommy well and he looked after us very well. I am very...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 14th January 2011, 22:46
Replies: 68
Views: 31,953
Posted By arthurryan
Capt. Aedan Jamison who is now Harbour Master in...

Capt. Aedan Jamison who is now Harbour Master in Rosslare, Ireland was formerly with Manners of Hong Kong
Forum: Tramp Steamers 14th January 2011, 22:43
Replies: 68
Views: 31,953
Posted By arthurryan
I sailed with Peter Mc Cormack who was Mate on...

I sailed with Peter Mc Cormack who was Mate on the North Breeze in 1965. He was a New Zealander. Anybody have any news of him? Thanks
Forum: Tramp Steamers 14th January 2011, 22:41
Replies: 68
Views: 31,953
Posted By arthurryan
The address for Manners in Hong Kong was : ...

The address for Manners in Hong Kong was :
Manners Navigation Co. Ltd.,
17th. Floor,
Union House,
P.O.Box 235
Hong Kong
Forum: Esso Tankers 28th April 2009, 17:07
Replies: 57
Views: 35,138
Posted By arthurryan
I sailed on Scotis, Ulidia, Caledonia,...

I sailed on Scotis, Ulidia, Caledonia, Northumbria. The Scotia was my favourite, of course she was a continental build, Holland I think. She was one of the first British ships to have satellite...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th March 2007, 10:01
Replies: 16
Views: 2,389
Posted By arthurryan
I have just had broadband fitted using a radio...

I have just had broadband fitted using a radio ling from a hill 4km away. I am very happy with it as my speed is now 1mb. as opposed to 37kbs on my telephone line.The signal comes in to the house via...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 17th February 2007, 22:11
Replies: 68
Views: 31,953
Posted By arthurryan
I loaded copra on the Suva Breeze in N.Sulawesi...

I loaded copra on the Suva Breeze in N.Sulawesi in the port of Menado does this port reng a bell? very deep anchorage where you had to kedge inwards to locate bottom. We lost an anchor there!!
...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 16th February 2007, 17:14
Replies: 68
Views: 31,953
Posted By arthurryan
Arthur Ryan

I served with Manners as Cadet on the Suva Breeze in 1961 from the age of 16 and became 3rd.Mate of her at 17 yrs and 5 months. ( not normal these days)_

After getting my 2nd.Mates in 1966 I...
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