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Search: Posts Made By: Peter Cheseldine
Forum: Tankers 23rd July 2019, 16:30
Replies: 128
Views: 42,592
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
DTI Examiner

The Jim that you are thinking of is James Weedon, a gentleman in every respect. He issued me with 2nd Eng steam permit in 1975 if I remember correctly he was later a superintendent engineer with...
Forum: Tankers 20th July 2019, 11:31
Replies: 128
Views: 42,592
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Lots of names to conjure up memories. Tommy West...

Lots of names to conjure up memories. Tommy West was a lovely man, a workaholic who expected the same from his engineers. Unfortunately he died in a terrible accident when he fell in a tankers hold....
Forum: Tankers 9th March 2018, 07:32
Replies: 128
Views: 42,592
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
That was a good trip with a good crowd, apart...

That was a good trip with a good crowd, apart from the thief among the deck crew. I donít get on this site that often now, but you should try All at Sea on Facebook. A few ex-Huntings post on there....
Forum: The Engine Room 8th April 2017, 07:54
Replies: 83
Views: 14,710
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
The only problem is, Ron, that when you come to...

The only problem is, Ron, that when you come to sell the house, you must by law declare that you are aware of skimmed Artex.
Forum: The Engine Room 4th March 2017, 14:34
Replies: 94
Views: 17,253
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
As I actually lived in Gosforth, I went up the...

As I actually lived in Gosforth, I went up the High Street to the Brandling.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 4th March 2017, 11:41
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,033
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
I am sure that it was Derek who relieved me on...

I am sure that it was Derek who relieved me on the Atlantic Splendour off Durban, when I managed to lose some fingers. I too was made redundant in 83 and went on to work for Worldwide shipping.
Forum: Houlder Brothers 4th March 2017, 11:16
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,033
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
I had the great pleasure of sailing with Tom...

I had the great pleasure of sailing with Tom Woollcott on the Atlantic Splendour. A wonderful man full of anecdotes. I remember the time he kicked me out of my own cabin, as ch.eng, whilst he was...
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd March 2017, 12:09
Replies: 94
Views: 17,253
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Did my seconds and chiefs motor up Broadway West....

Did my seconds and chiefs motor up Broadway West. The buildings also contained Newcastle's morgue! Steam permit was relatively straight forward with the then examiner Jimmy Weedon in 1976.
Forum: The Engine Room 8th February 2017, 16:24
Replies: 208
Views: 16,242
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
I sailed on two US built ships under the British...

I sailed on two US built ships under the British flag in the 60s and70s, and you are quite right about no deck coverings and metal cabin fittings. One of the questions in my correspondence course in...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 7th February 2017, 15:05
Replies: 42
Views: 10,523
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Geoff, I don't think anyone coul be doubtful...

Geoff,
I don't think anyone coul be doubtful about your ore carrier credentials! As I said I had the pleasure (if that is the word) of sailing on the Tibetan when she was the Atlantic Splendour with...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 6th February 2017, 15:06
Replies: 42
Views: 10,523
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Geoff, were you with British steel after Biscore?...

Geoff, were you with British steel after Biscore? I ask as in the late 70s early eighties I had the pleasure?? Of sailing under the copulating worms on the funnel of the Atlantic Splendour. (Ex...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 2nd February 2017, 14:50
Replies: 1,090
Views: 187,852
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
I have posted a couple of thumbnails of Tyne...

I have posted a couple of thumbnails of Tyne Bridge, on the tanker thread under "whatever happened to Huntings."
Forum: The Engine Room 1st February 2017, 14:04
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Doxford LBDT68. ( 680mm bore)

Doxford LBDT68. ( 680mm bore)
Forum: The Engine Room 1st February 2017, 12:01
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Jigsaw puzzle for Deckies!!

Attached are some thumbnails taken aboard Stolt Tiger( I think 1977) in Lisbon. A bit of a jigsaw for the deck department but everyday work for engineers. Also a photo of our patented threequarter...
Forum: Tankers 30th January 2017, 12:16
Replies: 128
Views: 42,592
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
I enjoyed my times working with Ronnie Millar. I...

I enjoyed my times working with Ronnie Millar. I felt a little sorry for him on the Tyne Bridge when they had the fire. He had to use CO2 smothering.
Forum: Tankers 29th January 2017, 13:25
Replies: 128
Views: 42,592
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Tyne Bridge

Well. At long last I have scanned some Tyne Bridge photos taken in Haverton Hill in 1972 whilst fitting out. Personnel are Tommy Sample (electrician) Captain Marshall Friskney and Ch.Off Davey Evans.
Forum: Tankers 25th January 2017, 12:05
Replies: 128
Views: 42,592
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Four more from Wearfield

A few more taken in Korea in 1971. Second Rng. Ian Wood. Chief Eng. Ronnie Millar. Alongside in Kunsan. Davy Sim John Angus, Davy Parkinson and Ian Wood
Forum: Tankers 25th January 2017, 06:15
Replies: 128
Views: 42,592
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Thanks for that Nick. I was racking my brains for...

Thanks for that Nick. I was racking my brains for Ian's surname. Good memory or efficient diary keeping?
Forum: Bulk Carriers 24th January 2017, 16:08
Replies: 1,090
Views: 187,852
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Apologies. No 9 hold not 8 as stared

Apologies. No 9 hold not 8 as stared
Forum: Bulk Carriers 24th January 2017, 15:50
Replies: 1,090
Views: 187,852
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Tyne Bridge Dobie McKinnes valves and controls....

Tyne Bridge
Dobie McKinnes valves and controls. Valve actuators on deck regularly jammed due in ingress of iron ore dust "Weather sealed and require no maintenance" according to the manufacturer. ...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 24th January 2017, 11:15
Replies: 6
Views: 4,345
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
I was on her then. July 69 til January 70 when I...

I was on her then. July 69 til January 70 when I paid off in Vancouver.
I remember Braithwaite bu can't recall his hospitalisation. Argyll' regular ports were LongBeach, Tacoma, Bellingham and...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd January 2017, 16:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Hornsea

Sailed on Dalhanna 9 years after you but also lived in Hornsea 1983to 87. Ash court Drive. My wife was accountant at HSBC.
Forum: Say Hello 23rd January 2017, 15:16
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Stole Tiger

Lisbon? Is that Peter Bagnall.
Forum: Bulk Carriers 23rd January 2017, 15:12
Replies: 42
Views: 10,523
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
Sepetiba bay.

please could I point out that Sepetiba Bay is Brazil. We used to load there guide often on the Tyne Bridge. There an Tuburao.
Might you be thinking of Saldanha in South Africa.
Regards,
Peter
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 23rd January 2017, 15:05
Replies: 6
Views: 4,345
Posted By Peter Cheseldine
I sailed on both the Argyll and the Coral...

I sailed on both the Argyll and the Coral Venture. As apprentice for 6 months on the Argyll in1969 and as second engineer on the Venture in 1976. The Coral Venture was on a very light schedule in...
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