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Search: Posts Made By: Dave McGouldrick
Forum: Computers and The Internet 31st March 2019, 14:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Ron If you're looking for LM Radio try ...

Ron
If you're looking for LM Radio try
http://lmradio.co.za/streaming/

Couple of options via mr google....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd February 2019, 12:43
Replies: 18
Views: 3,199
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Having sailed for an owner (1986 I think) who...

Having sailed for an owner (1986 I think) who found it financially worthwhile to pay off the Filipino contracts and repatriate the crew, and employ Eastern Europeans to replace them, I can only agree...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 21st January 2019, 17:42
Replies: 24
Views: 2,834
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Oh My Goodness!! The very idea that a reputable...

Oh My Goodness!!
The very idea that a reputable British shipping company would be involved as something as sordid as a tax fiddle.

Surely it would be known as something like consolidation of...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2018, 19:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Which reminds me of the first time I earned more...

Which reminds me of the first time I earned more than 100 for a day's work. Norwegian tariff - Xmas eve o/time (at weekend)- phone calls via Rogaland - QRY plenty - thanks very much open another...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2018, 11:55
Replies: 25
Views: 2,789
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
#13...

#13 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=13)
Maybe not copperplate Varley, but not in the 'Please put a competent operator on this circuit' class.
Forum: The Engine Room 9th October 2018, 18:51
Replies: 50
Views: 12,153
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Before I went with HAL, I sailed for Crown Cruise...

Before I went with HAL, I sailed for Crown Cruise Line (Oddmund Grundstad). His ships didn't have officers bars but you got a monthly allowance to spend in the pax bars. Worked well and there was a...
Forum: The Engine Room 7th October 2018, 17:42
Replies: 50
Views: 12,153
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
#29...

#29 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=29)
Stephen - the word on the street (i.e. from my young lad working on Koningsdam), the reason for the resumption was that...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th August 2018, 09:06
Replies: 77
Views: 10,810
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Used 25Mhz occasionally working Rogaland, usually...

Used 25Mhz occasionally working Rogaland, usually crossband 22/25. From the Caribbean area if I remember, and once memorably from Great Australian Bight on RT.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th August 2018, 17:12
Replies: 35
Views: 5,609
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Good to see someone still flying the flag

Good to see someone still flying the flag
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th August 2018, 12:31
Replies: 35
Views: 5,609
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Slightly off-thread but relevant: Does anyone...

Slightly off-thread but relevant: Does anyone know of companies who employ Brits as Deck and/or engine crew these days?
Forum: The Radio Room 26th August 2018, 11:31
Replies: 77
Views: 10,810
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Angry I've never found magnetic fields exciting. Mind...

I've never found magnetic fields exciting. Mind you the way my life is now it makes Marvin look like the life and souls of the party(Cloud)
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 18th August 2018, 16:42
Replies: 36
Views: 12,741
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
sailed with a Ch Off Tony Holehouse ex ANCO when...

sailed with a Ch Off Tony Holehouse ex ANCO when we were both with Sanko.
Used to enjoy a social glass of an evening. One night a bottle of gine, the next a bottle of Bacardi. Didn't half help the...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th July 2018, 16:48
Replies: 77
Views: 10,810
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Local butcher up here has it every wednesday...

Local butcher up here has it every wednesday morning. Usually a queue for it - specially during the school holidays........
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd July 2018, 17:31
Replies: 26
Views: 1,839
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
For MF Propagation - don't forget Finbar's...

For MF Propagation - don't forget Finbar's thread.
Some impressive DXs there.
Forum: The Radio Room 19th July 2018, 16:35
Replies: 26
Views: 1,839
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Well Ron, my phone is supposed to be smart, but...

Well Ron, my phone is supposed to be smart, but it's not that clever.
Forum: Say Hello 17th July 2018, 11:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,149
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
As Bob Clay mentioned in a now closed thread, it...

As Bob Clay mentioned in a now closed thread, it looks like nobody backed up the data before migrating to the cloud. As unprofessional and incompetent as it may seem, it is possible : as follows -
I...
Forum: The Radio Room 15th July 2018, 20:27
Replies: 72
Views: 6,099
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
That's it ! For the life of me couldn't actually...

That's it ! For the life of me couldn't actually recall that. Guess the brain rot is setting in - thanks for the reminder
Forum: The Radio Room 15th July 2018, 15:40
Replies: 72
Views: 6,099
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Didn't retain any logbooks, but I do remember on...

Didn't retain any logbooks, but I do remember on Greek flag ships, there was the official logbook ( Impressive brown hardbacked full A4 sized - quality paper - no carbons) and the proces verbal for...
Forum: The Radio Room 10th July 2018, 10:58
Replies: 40
Views: 5,187
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
got to be worth a grand of anyone's money

got to be worth a grand of anyone's money
Forum: Nautical Colleges 29th June 2018, 08:41
Replies: 3
Views: 2,233
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Ian Missed your original post (8 years ago...) ...

Ian
Missed your original post (8 years ago...)
Did PMG at Leith 1968-1970, then Radar couple of years later.

Didn't know Dundee had a Wireless college(despite being from Dundee).
I did get my...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th June 2018, 10:50
Replies: 97
Views: 14,515
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
There was a subtle amount of irony involved....

There was a subtle amount of irony involved....
Forum: The Radio Room 7th June 2018, 11:18
Replies: 203
Views: 32,812
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Almost enough to put you off going to sea for...

Almost enough to put you off going to sea for life. Or drive you to drink(Pint)
Forum: The Bridge 5th June 2018, 12:11
Replies: 29
Views: 5,382
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
My Goodness Bob - you've become very cynical in...

My Goodness Bob - you've become very cynical in your old age.
Imagine thinking that shipowners will only go for the cheap option, and try to dodge any financial responsibilites - shocking.

I was...
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd June 2018, 17:15
Replies: 203
Views: 32,812
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
ss Orestes/GNZG. CR/O Phil Robertson. OM...

ss Orestes/GNZG. CR/O Phil Robertson. OM J.O.Jones
First foreighn flag Pola Anaex Laganbank) /5B2291
Forum: Elder Dempster 7th May 2018, 09:03
Replies: 76
Views: 12,389
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Sounds like it was a grand trip. My best was...

Sounds like it was a grand trip. My best was doing 7 - 8 months mainly on US East coast in early 70s and paid off with just under 20. (I'm told I had a great time).
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