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Old 24th June 2014, 12:38
Chris Jenkins Chris Jenkins is offline  
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Organisation: Merchant Navy
Department: Radio Officer
Active: 1968 - 1990
 
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Originally Posted by bfraser47 View Post
Hi Chris
Brian Fraser here, I worked for Redifon from 74 to 78, my first shore side job after BlueFlu and various others. I was in the marine service department at Wandsworth responding to fault and service requests from Redifon R/O`s and Redifon equipped ships. We used an EB1500 tx (called it G342) as a stop gap between our old xtl tx, G341 and our first fully synthesised tx, the RMT1500.
Coincidentally, one of the guys I worked was a Jenkins... John. We all worked a real gentleman called Mike Kitson.
Hello Brian,

Very interesting info, thanks. I found the IMR gear really nice, and especially after sailing on some of the older MIMCO ships.

Brian, can you remember if the shell tanker Amastra was part of the IMR fleet ?

Regards
Chris
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