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Hi any ex Blue star boys out there?
I was with the blue star line From About 1978=1988. Started off on the Cali Star Then the Ulster star when she done a good run up the Great lakes. Plus a few trips with Lamperts and the ACT7.Still see a few shipmates around the town now and again, would like to know what happened to a few of the lads.
Still shipping out but only dredging now as thre is'nt much choice for us ratings now. Happy hunting Big Trev Jones
 

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Another welcome Trev.

Is that flag giving away your allegiances football-wise by any chance? (*))

Enjoy the site and everything on offer.

Regards,

Brian
 

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Welcome aboard, Trev. Enjoy the site.

Rgds
 

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Welcome aboard Trev, from another old Blue star veteran. You will find plenty of others on this site.

Regards,Brian.
 

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Hi any ex Blue star boys out there?
I was with the blue star line From About 1978=1988. Started off on the Cali Star Then the Ulster star when she done a good run up the Great lakes. Plus a few trips with Lamperts and the ACT7.Still see a few shipmates around the town now and again, would like to know what happened to a few of the lads.
Still shipping out but only dredging now as thre is'nt much choice for us ratings now. Happy hunting Big Trev Jones
Hi Trev
I was on the Ulster Star when she went to the Great Lakes. We got stuck in the ice on the way back and it took us about 5 days to get out with the help of the ice breaker Loius St Laurtant. We had a fire in number 1 hold and the electrical job was too much for our electricians so the electricians on the ice breaker helped out. In the morning they would leave the ship by jacobs ladder and walk across the ice to thir ship!!!

Would this be the same voyage?

John
 

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Hi Trev

Welcome to SN and I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

I served on the Hobart Star from 31-10-69 to 28-5-70. Not a very happy ship for me so was not too worried to leave her in Cape Town, of all places.

Kind regards

Mick Quinn
 

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Hello Trev

I was aboard Brisbane Star for many trips around the Cape and across to Aussie and NZ.

Also Scottish Star and South African Star.
 

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Hi! Trev
You might have known a mate of mine Grant Mullaney,Mechanic? Unfortunately he passed away 27th July 1995. At 35years old a sad end but he never complained, if only his body had been as strong as his heart he would still be with us.
 

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Hi Trev, was on the Scottish Star back in the Good old days of 68, but only managed shore leave once, cause, I was trapped in the suez. Was a bit warm but bloody good fun.
 

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Hi any ex Blue star boys out there?
I was with the blue star line From About 1978=1988. Started off on the Cali Star Then the Ulster star when she done a good run up the Great lakes. Plus a few trips with Lamperts and the ACT7.Still see a few shipmates around the town now and again, would like to know what happened to a few of the lads.
Still shipping out but only dredging now as thre is'nt much choice for us ratings now. Happy hunting Big Trev Jones
Hi Big Trev, I was on the Almeria Star with you. Remember? You big ****? No me no big **** .You big ****? lol lol lol lol .Andy Swanney.
 

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Australia Star Jan - September 1951, held up by the docker's strike in New Zealand, galley boy then swopped with the pantry boy. Stayed at sea another 11 years never sailed with Blue Star again.
 

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I was pantry boy and the a/stwd on the scottish star 62 just before she got stuck in the suez lakes, paraquay dry dock in antwerp, canberra,melbourne,auckland,australia,english worked by on to many to remember,great crowds great memories i am sure i sailed with some of you.Left about 72 when i went to texaco for my sins
 

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Hi, Billy,
If you go back to my gallery, I've responded to your query re the Barra MacKinnons.
John.
 
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