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Search: Posts Made By: Mike Lindsell
Forum: Bank Line 3rd November 2009, 09:33
Replies: 147
Views: 41,429
Posted By Mike Lindsell
1953 - 1957 - Beaverbank, Westbank, Clydebank,...

1953 - 1957 - Beaverbank, Westbank, Clydebank, Hazelbank (apprenticeship / 3rd Mate uncertificated ) 1958 - 1962 - Irisbank (3rd Mate), Cloverbank (3rd Mate ), Teakbank (2nd Mate / 1st Mate ).
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Forum: Bank Line 12th October 2009, 10:32
Replies: 65
Views: 11,264
Posted By Mike Lindsell
Longest time between ports - Balboa (Panama Canal...

Longest time between ports - Balboa (Panama Canal ) to Auckland NZ 39 days on the M.V. Clydebank (1925 vintage. ).

Mike Lindsell.
Forum: Bank Line 12th October 2009, 10:28
Replies: 65
Views: 11,264
Posted By Mike Lindsell
2 x 2 year + trips , one in the old S.S....

2 x 2 year + trips , one in the old S.S. Hazelbank ( Ex Empire Franklin - completed my apprenticeship), and later M.V. Teakbank (completed my 9 years with Bank Line, then migrated to Australia.
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Forum: Bank Line 27th August 2009, 14:48
Replies: 763
Views: 131,177
Posted By Mike Lindsell
In regard to the Old Timers I spent 6 months of...

In regard to the Old Timers I spent 6 months of my apprenticeship on the M.V. Clydebank (1926 vintage), and was 3rd Mate on the M.V. Irisbank (1930's vintage,) with Capt Mendus. Looking back although...
Forum: Bank Line 1st July 2009, 13:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By Mike Lindsell
S.S. 'Hazelbank"

Alistair,
I spent the last two years of my apprenticeship with Bank Line on the S.S. "Hazelbank " (Built as the "Empire Franklin" ), a coal burning steamer (1955 - 1957 ). At the completion...
Forum: Bank Line 23rd June 2009, 15:16
Replies: 42
Views: 5,660
Posted By Mike Lindsell
My first voyage as a first trip apprentice was on...

My first voyage as a first trip apprentice was on the new build Beaverbank in 1953 which was on a Blue Funnel Charter UK Ports to Aussie (Fremanle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane.
Forum: Bank Line 9th August 2006, 06:32
Replies: 25
Views: 4,646
Posted By Mike Lindsell
Bank Line

I as an apprentice with Bank Line during the period 1953 - 1957 serving on the Beaverbank (Maiden Voyage), Westbank, Clydebank (Built in the twenties), Hazelbank (Empire Ship - Coal Burner).
Stayed...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 24th July 2006, 07:28
Replies: 98
Views: 32,661
Posted By Mike Lindsell
Caroline Briggs - E-mail Address

I have tried to contact Caroline Briggs on the following e-mail addresses, and on both occassions my e-mails have been returned basis address unknown :-

(i) [email protected]
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Forum: Bank Line 7th June 2006, 06:56
Replies: 5
Views: 3,382
Posted By Mike Lindsell
The missing 5th vessel was M.V....

The missing 5th vessel was M.V. "Cedarbank"
Forum: Tugs 5th June 2006, 06:49
Replies: 10
Views: 6,267
Posted By Mike Lindsell
The Tusker that you are talking about was built...

The Tusker that you are talking about was built in the UK for the Adelaide Steamship Co, she spent the first period of her life as a harbour tug, in the Port of Adelaide , South Australia.
This tug...
Forum: Bank Line 5th May 2006, 09:00
Replies: 5
Views: 3,382
Posted By Mike Lindsell
M.V. Foylebank

There was a 6th vessel in this class ie M.V. Foylebank
Forum: Bank Line 28th April 2006, 05:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By Mike Lindsell
Hazelbank and Beaverbank

I spent the last two years of my apprenticeship (1955 - 1957) on this old Tub, she was ultimately (1957) sold out of the Bankline Fleet.
I joined my first ship the Beaverbank at Liverpool in 1953,...
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