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    David Williams

    Re: Cataract Surgery

    Hi Doc.
    Sorry to hear about your cataracts.I dont
    know how it works in your part of the World,
    but here when you have been diagnosed

    David Williams Today, 01:02 PM Go to last post
    John Arton

    Re: NZSC Fleet List as at 1st May 1967

    Found my cousin's name there, 2nd engineer on the Paparora. He went on to become a Lloyds surveyor then emigrated to Canada working for the salvage association.

    John Arton Today, 11:08 AM Go to last post
    Keith at Tregenna

    Re: Living through WW2

    Apparently, cigarettes and beer, were never rationed,
    due to the effect that might have had on public moral.

    K..

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    Captain Kong

    Re: Living through WW2

    A boys view of the Second World War.


    When the Second World War started on 3rd of September,1939, I was five years old, and life

    Captain Kong Today, 10:25 AM Go to last post
    Keith at Tregenna

    Re: Battle of Britain

    The entrance is flanked by full-scale replicas of a Hurricane and a Spitfire.

    K.

    Keith at Tregenna Today, 10:08 AM Go to last post
    Fouro

    Re: Missing cadet from VLCC

    This Cadet reminds of being a:-

    Wee sleekit timerous beastie, with a panic in his breestie.

    Here's another question,
    Is

    Fouro Today, 09:00 AM Go to last post
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    Colin Wood

    Living through WW2

    Thread Starter: Colin Wood

    We were told when I was young that we were hard done by to live during that time. Now I am 84 I am very glad that I did as it as it made us very thankful

    Last Post By: Keith at Tregenna Today, 10:58 AM Go to last post
    vic mcclymont

    Help wanted

    Thread Starter: vic mcclymont

    Looking for information on an oil tanker L W Haskell.
    In 1951 her registered owners was British Mexican Petroleum Company Limited.
    I have

    Last Post By: vic mcclymont Today, 08:34 AM Go to last post
    John Arton

    Missing cadet from VLCC

    Thread Starter: John Arton

    Call me a cynic but read through this and see if you too find something suspicious in the answers from the ship and her owners.
    Rgds
    J.A.

    Last Post By: Fouro Today, 09:00 AM Go to last post
    Charles Webb Cooper

    Wartime Memories

    Thread Starter: Charles Webb Cooper

    I remember a time when I was crewing on an old coal burner on a trip to S.America in 1943. and I got the fright of my life. I had turned to at 7.00am

    Last Post By: Doc Vernon Yesterday, 08:34 PM Go to last post
    Bill Morrison

    Pool of London (1951)

    Thread Starter: Bill Morrison

    Once again Ch 81 freeview UK TV. Watched some of it tonight but will record it next time round. Tale of two seamen one a bit dodge and one coloured, looks

    Last Post By: Doc Vernon 19th September 2020, 10:44 PM Go to last post
    John F Collier

    Genevieve

    Thread Starter: John F Collier

    If you like a good old fashioned English comedy "Genevieve" is a classic, made in 1953, so lots of nostalgia showing England as
    we like

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