Ships Nostalgia - View Single Post - Stag Line Shipping North Shields
View Single Post
  #5  
Old 18th January 2006, 06:38
gdynia's Avatar
gdynia gdynia is offline   SN Supporter
Senior Member
Organisation: Merchant Navy
Department: Deck
Active: 1970 - 2010
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
My location
Posts: 12,975
Quote:
Originally Posted by janbonde
I knew a Capt-Reekie with Stag Line he came from a place he called the East Nook or Neuk,I heard from sources that he passed away about four or five years ago he must have been in his nineties
Janblonde

Capt Reekie was my first Master in 1969, he was near retirement age then. He was from the Fife coast and his famous saying was "Thats an awful lot of money for a young man" when you asked him for a cash advance. He was a real character.
Rgds Gdynia
Reply With Quote