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Forum: Say Hello 3rd November 2017, 11:11
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Hawkey01
BCS, Welcome to SH. Hawkey01

BCS,

Welcome to SH.

Hawkey01
Forum: Nostalgia - Days Gone Bye 27th October 2017, 10:13
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By Hawkey01
Fortunately I have more good than bad memories. I...

Fortunately I have more good than bad memories. I try to forget those bad moments and enjoy the good.
What amazes me is how quickly the years are going and have gone. 53 years ago when I got my...
Forum: The Radio Room 12th October 2017, 11:09
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By Hawkey01
Oh yes!most important on a Greek crewed ship. I...

Oh yes!most important on a Greek crewed ship. I used to type them out and post on the notice board and the press. Made me a very popular fellow.

Neville
Forum: Vintage Vehicles, classic cars etc... 5th October 2017, 10:09
Replies: 26
Views: 484
Posted By Hawkey01
To days and last selection. A very nice...

To days and last selection.

A very nice restored Vespa, DS19 one of two this with German plates the other was Spanish, TR2 and finally the Talbot. Forgot to take photo of her history but a totally...
Forum: Vintage Vehicles, classic cars etc... 4th October 2017, 09:56
Replies: 26
Views: 484
Posted By Hawkey01
A few more attached. Late MG Midget, Early...

A few more attached.

Late MG Midget, Early Range Rover, Brace of 911's and the side car with Danish plates, make on the tank NIMBUS.

Neville
Forum: Vintage Vehicles, classic cars etc... 3rd October 2017, 10:29
Replies: 26
Views: 484
Posted By Hawkey01
Car club monthly meeting

Attached a few of the cars a the monthly car club meeting in my village - Los Montesinos - Costa Blanca. Meeting monthly on the first Sunday - slightly fewer than normal this time as some were on...
Forum: Mess Deck 13th September 2017, 10:33
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By Hawkey01
Yes! I thoroughly enjoy my retirement. Took early...

Yes! I thoroughly enjoy my retirement. Took early retirement in 1998 when the writing was on the wall at GKA and the satellites were taking over my world. Enjoyed all my working life and feel very...
Forum: Stormy Weather 9th September 2017, 10:51
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Hawkey01
I tend to think that a lot of the attacks about...

I tend to think that a lot of the attacks about not being ready is unfair.
Mounts Bay is on site and actively helping. Aircraft on the way or by now there if they can find anywhere to land.
The...
Forum: The Radio Room 6th September 2017, 10:21
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By Hawkey01
We had many locations for Tx's over the years...

We had many locations for Tx's over the years until the latter end when they were mostly sited at Leafield and Rugby.
Station locations:
Dorchester.
Criggion, North Wales.
Leafiled, Oxfordshire....
Forum: Vintage Vehicles, classic cars etc... 20th August 2017, 12:54
Replies: 105
Views: 3,779
Posted By Hawkey01
Here are a few I took locally. Nice little...

Here are a few I took locally.
Nice little Austin drophead, Jowett Javelin, Armstrong Siddley, Chrysler, and a Gogo mobile. Also some others in the background.

Neville.
Forum: Say Hello 4th August 2017, 10:34
Replies: 32
Views: 1,347
Posted By Hawkey01
PatrickMac, Welcome to SH. Look forward to...

PatrickMac,

Welcome to SH. Look forward to your input.

Neville - Hawkey01
Forum: Mess Deck 2nd August 2017, 10:12
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Hawkey01
I think that is the King Harry ferry crossing. ...

I think that is the King Harry ferry crossing.

Neville
Forum: Vintage Vehicles, classic cars etc... 28th July 2017, 14:06
Replies: 105
Views: 3,779
Posted By Hawkey01
We had a light blue version of this back in the...

We had a light blue version of this back in the 50's. Always thought it was a lovely car. Very well finished and fitted for the era. Now seeing them - on the odd occasion - they were certainly very...
Forum: Nostalgia - Days Gone Bye 14th July 2017, 11:51
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By Hawkey01
FJ, The Banks were a much more friendly...

FJ,

The Banks were a much more friendly place back then. I either went to my local Lloyds - anywhere and made a cheque out to cash and was duly paid. Paying others usually required a name and...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 14th July 2017, 11:38
Replies: 75
Views: 2,252
Posted By Hawkey01
Geoff, Go to and click - USER CP - scroll...

Geoff,

Go to and click - USER CP - scroll down to - GROUP MEMBERSHIPS - then you will find the option to opt out.

Neville
Forum: P & O 12th July 2017, 12:23
Replies: 27
Views: 981
Posted By Hawkey01
David, Great - I so often wish I had kept a...

David,

Great - I so often wish I had kept a diary during my sea time! So I have to keep the grey cells active. Thoroughly enjoyed all your posts here and the Northern Star.

Neville
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 12th July 2017, 12:03
Replies: 75
Views: 2,252
Posted By Hawkey01
Islay, Its really simple. Click the forum,...

Islay,

Its really simple. Click the forum, either - Pig and Whistle or if on sail - Tall Ships.
When this opens there is a large red sign top left - POST NEW THREAD - click this then when it...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th July 2017, 10:00
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By Hawkey01
Gka. Exhibit burnham on sea library.

Larry Bennett has an exhibit in our local library until I believe the 21st July. I am heading up there in a hour or so.

Neville
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 11th July 2017, 09:55
Replies: 75
Views: 2,252
Posted By Hawkey01
Just one comment. Do you click or have you...

Just one comment.
Do you click or have you clicked the - Remember me - box. Believe this could help with your login.
Any other problems let us know.

Ref previous posts on SN, there will still...
Forum: Aviation 8th July 2017, 11:56
Replies: 8
Views: 204
Posted By Hawkey01
My brother was stationed at Khoramshar with 102...

My brother was stationed at Khoramshar with 102 squadron flying what was then a new aircraft - the Armstrong Whitworth Argosy.He used to recount stories of the troubles and Mad Mitch. Sadly no longer...
Forum: Aviation 28th June 2017, 13:30
Replies: 38
Views: 1,534
Posted By Hawkey01
I did have the pleasure of some private aircraft...

I did have the pleasure of some private aircraft flying in Austers with my brother back in the late 50's
early 60's. A member of the Luton flying Club. In the days before it became what it is today....
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 27th June 2017, 12:58
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Hawkey01
David, Yes I agree regarding Brokers but...

David,

Yes I agree regarding Brokers but some of the insurance companies - Direct Line - for instance only deal with you direct via phone or internet. They are often the cheapest.
My best buy...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 27th June 2017, 10:58
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Hawkey01
I have been back and forward to Saga over the...

I have been back and forward to Saga over the last few years because of this. This year I have both car and house with them. Car at a slightly lower price than last year after the phone call. House...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd June 2017, 13:22
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Hawkey01
Lucy, I have deleted the comment about the...

Lucy,

I have deleted the comment about the site not being in operation. Looks a good site and worth checking out.

Neville
Forum: Nostalgia - Days Gone Bye 22nd June 2017, 16:28
Replies: 34
Views: 928
Posted By Hawkey01
Depends on the system being used it appears. I...

Depends on the system being used it appears. I could not view via Google chrome but it worked a treat using Microsoft Edge on W10. I have found that 10 does somethings without even asking. I have...
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