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    Ian Adrian Millar

    Dark passage

    DARK PASSAGE

    We'd been at sea for fifteen days.
    And tired and weary were we.
    It was on the crest, and in the trough,

    Ian Adrian Millar Today, 12:52 PM Go to last post
    John Arton

    Re: box boats

    Very smart looking job, built like the proverbial brick outhouse. Heavy duty hatch covers and cranes. Used to see them regularly in Antwerp, loading and

    John Arton Today, 10:09 AM Go to last post
    roy mcmiilan

    Re: 1966 Seaman's Strike

    MV ILLYRIC Shaw Saville Line 1966.
    What a beautiful ship she was signed on Liverpool, bound for Aussie and New Zealand, took her round the holy

    roy mcmiilan Today, 09:50 AM Go to last post
    roy mcmiilan

    Re: TS Vindicatrix

    I trained on the Vindi in 1962, enjoyed every minute of that experience, especially going there straight from care.
    I played the bugle for lights

    roy mcmiilan Today, 09:39 AM Go to last post
    Red Lead Ted

    Re: Ww2 and the Americans

    Only positive to take out of this movie is Tom Hanks plays the skippers role the guy has never made a bad movie Terry.

    Red Lead Ted Today, 09:18 AM Go to last post
    Red Lead Ted

    Re: Merchant Navy College Assignment.

    Indeed Ivan, Personally i couldn't drink the stuff i once saw a second cook scrubbing down the galley work tops and boards with the stuff. As for the

    Red Lead Ted Today, 09:13 AM Go to last post
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    Ian Adrian Millar

    Dark passage

    Thread Starter: Ian Adrian Millar

    DARK PASSAGE

    We'd been at sea for fifteen days.
    And tired and weary were we.
    It was on the crest, and in the trough,

    Last Post By: Ian Adrian Millar Today, 12:52 PM Go to last post
    Red Lead Ted

    Very sad news indeed

    Thread Starter: Red Lead Ted

    England World Cup winner and former Ireland manager Jack Charlton dies age 85 Comment Metro Sport Reporter Saturday 11 Jul 2020 9:13 am Share this article

    Last Post By: Red Lead Ted Today, 08:31 AM Go to last post
    Connie Tourneur

    Cr 10

    Thread Starter: Connie Tourneur

    Can anyone help me to find information about my great aucle?

    His name is William Wilden.
    Born in Mauritius on 16/12/1883.

    Last Post By: Doc Vernon Today, 05:54 AM Go to last post
    Keith at Tregenna

    Why A City Is Ship Shape

    Thread Starter: Keith at Tregenna

    Why A City Is Ship Shape

    Across a gorge, a bridge suspended,
    Beneath a river where tide descended,
    So fast that ships were

    Last Post By: Keith at Tregenna Yesterday, 10:04 PM Go to last post
    vic mcclymont

    Ww2 and the Americans

    Thread Starter: vic mcclymont

    See Apple TV is bring out a movie with Tom Hanks on how they (Americans) won the battle of the Atlantic.
    Seen the trailer, over exaggerated.

    Last Post By: Red Lead Ted Today, 09:18 AM Go to last post
    Ron Warwick

    QE2 and the Falklands

    Thread Starter: Ron Warwick

    I would like to communicate with any MN, Soldier or RN members who sailed on the QE2 to the Falklands and back.

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