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Search: Posts Made By: Dick S
Forum: J & J Denholm 15th January 2014, 17:00
Replies: 273
Views: 60,347
Posted By Dick S
With ref to bow thrusters. I did a year 3/mate...

With ref to bow thrusters. I did a year 3/mate Asialiner/Asiafrieihter can rember having to phone down engine room when about to operate thrusters on a river passage. Also a few years later on...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th December 2010, 18:08
Replies: 178
Views: 34,845
Posted By Dick S
Hi All, When I was 3/mate with Denholms...

Hi All,
When I was 3/mate with Denholms I sailed with Dallas Bradshaw, mid 70s on the Eden BridgeI think, she was agood shipmate as I have posted else where. I know there is a picture of her...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 20th October 2010, 17:58
Replies: 48
Views: 9,195
Posted By Dick S
I joined my first ship in Birkenhead at 17 as a...

I joined my first ship in Birkenhead at 17 as a cadet in 1966, a Bibby Line Rangoon 'liner', after being directed tothe junior mates accommadation by a QM the first words spoken to me by the 3/0...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 21st January 2010, 23:46
Replies: 399
Views: 108,242
Posted By Dick S
Hi john alan et al was one of the cadets...

Hi john alan et al
was one of the cadets there with Bill Folley and 2 others remember their names not! Think the mate joined the RAF as askipper on its sar launches later on. I remember Derek...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 17th January 2010, 16:19
Replies: 399
Views: 108,242
Posted By Dick S
Blumming heck how archaic standing up for Dereck...

Blumming heck how archaic standing up for Dereck Bibby - I grew up up near sir harold's estate in cheshire and it was the father of a friend of mine, the gamekeeper who found the body of dereck's...
Forum: The Bridge 8th February 2009, 16:52
Replies: 32
Views: 4,871
Posted By Dick S
I served my time Bibbys and then went on the pool...

I served my time Bibbys and then went on the pool as UC 3rd Mate. then as 2/mate with JJ Denholm. Into denholm Bermuda, then Denholm Maclay, loyal to Denholms. Had an accident in 1986 and exactly 20...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 23rd January 2009, 13:49
Replies: 399
Views: 108,242
Posted By Dick S
Shelly died in early 1970 but will check my...

Shelly died in early 1970 but will check my discharge book for a more accurate one.

Richard
Forum: Model Ships 5th December 2008, 15:07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,511
Posted By Dick S
Hi Thanks for the responses, the reason,...

Hi
Thanks for the responses, the reason, according to the little note underneath the model, was that in Yorkshire there are a lot of people connected with the sea and this was as in appreciation...
Forum: Model Ships 4th December 2008, 16:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,511
Posted By Dick S
Model ship in York Cathedral

Hi,
I hope some one in this forum may be able to help me. I was in York Cathedral recently and there is a Builders model ship of (if I remebmer rightly) the Vale of Pickeriing 4 hatches 1500 tons...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th October 2008, 20:28
Replies: 52
Views: 7,558
Posted By Dick S
A serious note I was on watch at Aberdeen...

A serious note I was on watch at Aberdeen Coastguard when GND took the last(I believe) 500 SOS in the UK from the vessel Alla Terra Sova(spelling guessed)an Eastern Block passenger ship. A...
Forum: Passenger Liners 6th October 2008, 21:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,811
Posted By Dick S
Hi All, Thanks everyone for your input. I have...

Hi All, Thanks everyone for your input. I have investigated more and it becomes murkier! The initial sight definately spelt ships name wrong and stated bathroom steward! Stating that he fell inlove...
Forum: Passenger Liners 6th October 2008, 01:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,811
Posted By Dick S
Thanks Bob looked up Ruahine on gallery certainly...

Thanks Bob looked up Ruahine on gallery certainly plenty of info on the ship there

Dick
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 6th October 2008, 00:02
Replies: 12
Views: 2,032
Posted By Dick S
Went there a few times with Bibbys as a cadet not...

Went there a few times with Bibbys as a cadet not much to do ashore except sightsee and cinema. One thing I do remember is a sampan going underneath the piers to avoid a Police Launch. The Launch...
Forum: Passenger Liners 5th October 2008, 23:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,811
Posted By Dick S
1952 Murder on the RAUHINE

Just a chance some one might help and I have posted in the right thread?

Read an article about wartime SOE operative Xan Fielding who died early 1990s. He was captured by Gestapo and rescued by...
Forum: The Bridge 1st September 2008, 14:53
Replies: 28
Views: 4,038
Posted By Dick S
I remember my one and only trip on maggie Booths...

I remember my one and only trip on maggie Booths up the Amazon approaching a berth(hands on docking stations) and the R/O come charging into the wheelhouse with a change of orders. So off we steam to...
Forum: J & J Denholm 21st August 2008, 15:58
Replies: 154
Views: 32,309
Posted By Dick S
Hi was anyone on the Troll Park with Capt Rose, ...

Hi was anyone on the Troll Park with Capt Rose, when She got caught twice by delays one was with a Pilots strike in Halifax and the other a strike in Rhode Island, Can't remember the name of the...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 23rd July 2008, 10:02
Replies: 1,090
Views: 187,972
Posted By Dick S
Sailed on EDEN BRIDGE twice as 3/O, & as such did...

Sailed on EDEN BRIDGE twice as 3/O, & as such did not spend so much time on deck or any in the engine - except for checking fire kit and turning the occassional ballast valve! But do remembe the the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th July 2008, 22:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,664
Posted By Dick S
Perhaps he could not afford a liferaft! In the...

Perhaps he could not afford a liferaft! In the film Moby Dick
Richard Baseharts character survives by clinging to the Hapooners Coffin that had been designed to float - maybe inspired from that!
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 10th June 2008, 18:27
Replies: 399
Views: 108,242
Posted By Dick S
Hi, can anyone remember any of the crew of my...

Hi, can anyone remember any of the crew of my last trip with Bibbys. It was the trip that Captain Sheldrake died and was buried at sea(his wife was with him). I think the other cadet was Mick...
Forum: The Bridge 9th April 2008, 18:37
Replies: 100
Views: 8,507
Posted By Dick S
Hi, I have to agree with JC aboout the...

Hi,
I have to agree with JC aboout the accurracey of what was basically a running fix with an estimated speed and no current allowed(mostly).AKA a Noon Position! I hate to admit it but I was...
Forum: J & J Denholm 17th February 2008, 18:19
Replies: 73
Views: 19,784
Posted By Dick S
Frank, I was at Dunkerque when we took...

Frank,
I was at Dunkerque when we took over Silver Bridge. I remember we stayed in a hotel while it was in dry dock with a Silver Line crew. I was 2nd Mate and had to leave in Sept Isle as my...
Forum: J & J Denholm 27th January 2008, 21:07
Replies: 23
Views: 5,422
Posted By Dick S
Was 2nd Mate on the Glenpark when she dry docked...

Was 2nd Mate on the Glenpark when she dry docked in Durban in the late 70s - don't remember names was agood trip with acouple of out of the way ports. can anyone remeber the names. I paid off in the...
Forum: J & J Denholm 20th January 2008, 14:29
Replies: 73
Views: 19,784
Posted By Dick S
Sweet revenge for the Silver Bridge?

Sweet revenge for the Silver Bridge?
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 13th January 2008, 15:21
Replies: 399
Views: 108,242
Posted By Dick S
Bish Waller was R/O on my first trip, Sheldrake...

Bish Waller was R/O on my first trip, Sheldrake was master, can't rememebr Mates nameMaccleod was 2/o Dirk paulusz 3/o. Gloustershire 1966. Sailed 18 Dec. All I can remember are his fags!
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 17th December 2007, 22:12
Replies: 399
Views: 108,242
Posted By Dick S
ref Toledo - Only Just! Richard

ref Toledo - Only Just!
Richard
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