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Forum: The Pig & Whistle 15th February 2019, 17:49
Replies: 252
Views: 19,655
Posted By Engine Serang
So did I but were the saxophones tenor or Alto?

So did I but were the saxophones tenor or Alto?
Forum: Mess Deck 13th February 2019, 00:14
Replies: 4,521
Views: 140,913
Posted By Engine Serang
On my last ship crewed by ratings from the Gold...

On my last ship crewed by ratings from the Gold Coast "The Ezekiel" was just below the "Topaz" in the Cast pecking order. He carried out those tasks that Topaz found distasteful primarily retrieving...
Forum: Mess Deck 12th February 2019, 15:54
Replies: 4,521
Views: 140,913
Posted By Engine Serang
Was Ezekiel aware of Emission Control Areas? I...

Was Ezekiel aware of Emission Control Areas? I rather think not. Ezekiel was regarded in the temple as a sulphurous little bugger and was not welcome in the smokeroom.. His only claim to fame is the...
Forum: Mess Deck 12th February 2019, 08:55
Replies: 4,521
Views: 140,913
Posted By Engine Serang
Luke 23:34

Luke 23:34
Forum: Mess Deck 10th February 2019, 16:08
Replies: 4,521
Views: 140,913
Posted By Engine Serang
Absolutely, no question about it. Cunard: British...

Absolutely, no question about it. Cunard: British to the core. Gives you a warm feeling just thinking about it. Rule Britannia.
BTW is she discharging (disembarking) tourists or convicts?
Forum: Mess Deck 10th February 2019, 08:48
Replies: 4,521
Views: 140,913
Posted By Engine Serang
Illustrious owner, shurly an...

Illustrious owner, shurly an oxymoo/oxxymoe/whatever
I'm not a great supporter of owners and a big fan of Co-Ops.


I am now putting everyone on notice that with Brexit imminent and comrade...
Forum: The Engine Room 8th February 2019, 12:21
Replies: 17
Views: 3,394
Posted By Engine Serang
Wobbly Morse reminds me of Hull Tech lecturer,...

Wobbly Morse reminds me of Hull Tech lecturer, Arthur Eccleston, who maintained there was two types of electricity; dc and wobbly dc.
Forum: The Engine Room 8th February 2019, 10:02
Replies: 17
Views: 3,394
Posted By Engine Serang
As an aside, on every ship I was on the RO,...

As an aside, on every ship I was on the RO, always a Marconi Sahib, tried to send faster than the Operator in Portishead, a somewhat forlorn endeavour I believe. What was regarded as a good average...
Forum: Mess Deck 4th February 2019, 16:00
Replies: 4,521
Views: 140,913
Posted By Engine Serang
Our man will need more room around the ballpark...

Our man will need more room around the ballpark area, more than a little bulge. Something approaching the dome of St Pauls Cathedral. The elasticated cuffs at the ankles must be augmented by loops...
Forum: Mess Deck 4th February 2019, 13:32
Replies: 4,521
Views: 140,913
Posted By Engine Serang
Not as appetising as I would have wished. Perhaps...

Not as appetising as I would have wished. Perhaps a dash of Tabasco would mask the more dungy bits.
A woollen boiler suit will be very warm and could cause T to sweat. This he has avoided for ages,...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 4th February 2019, 08:28
Replies: 252
Views: 19,655
Posted By Engine Serang
I also got the GDPR letter and decided it was an...

I also got the GDPR letter and decided it was an opportune time toclear the air and to feel more relaxed at the Annual Nosebag.
I told them I did not wish to sit beside any man using lipstick or...
Forum: Mess Deck 4th February 2019, 08:18
Replies: 4,521
Views: 140,913
Posted By Engine Serang
Until McCloggie returns off leave I'll cook...

Until McCloggie returns off leave I'll cook lunch.

First Course will be liquid, to customers requirements,

Main Course will be lambs chitterlings or doddings as FJ so quaintly calls them. I...
Forum: Mess Deck 2nd February 2019, 14:19
Replies: 4,521
Views: 140,913
Posted By Engine Serang
[QUOTE=Tmac1720;21558] obviously David (varley)...

[QUOTE=Tmac1720;21558] obviously David (varley) is asleep in the shack again... QUOTE]



Great to see you in-transit, looking forward to a good handover and a small beverage with you.


You...
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 1st February 2019, 17:22
Replies: 3,800
Views: 153,738
Posted By Engine Serang
Jesus lads relax and take it easy.

Jesus lads relax and take it easy.
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 1st February 2019, 14:32
Replies: 3,800
Views: 153,738
Posted By Engine Serang
Went to college in Hull Studied and sat...

Went to college in Hull


Studied and sat Seconds Ticket in Hull


Studied and sat Chiefs Ticket in Hull


Lived in Aberdeen Street
Forum: Mess Deck 1st February 2019, 09:10
Replies: 4,521
Views: 140,913
Posted By Engine Serang
Many thanks for the offer Billy and we will keep...

Many thanks for the offer Billy and we will keep it in mind. At the moment you can best give us a bit of a lift by cleaning out the pipes in the draught Hull Brewery Bitter tap. Any crud in the pipe...
Forum: Easy/Hard Jig/puzzle 31st January 2019, 22:28
Replies: 3,800
Views: 153,738
Posted By Engine Serang
Have you tried scissors?

Have you tried scissors?
Forum: Holiday & Trips Nostalgia 31st January 2019, 22:27
Replies: 27
Views: 5,228
Posted By Engine Serang
Cornwall to Fishguard was the dangerous leg of...

Cornwall to Fishguard was the dangerous leg of your journey, there are Wurzels still roaming about.
Forum: Holiday & Trips Nostalgia 31st January 2019, 19:54
Replies: 27
Views: 5,228
Posted By Engine Serang
I'm waiting for some smartarse to comment that it...

I'm waiting for some smartarse to comment that it sounds like an Irish Crossroads!
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 31st January 2019, 19:45
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Engine Serang
Yes I think it was Frank Strick who ran up to...

Yes I think it was Frank Strick who ran up to Basrah, sorry what was the question?
Forum: Holiday & Trips Nostalgia 31st January 2019, 07:47
Replies: 27
Views: 5,228
Posted By Engine Serang
" However we were having such a good time I...

" However we were having such a good time I decided to stay an extra day."


Good Man. This is normal behaviour and fully approved off by me.
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 31st January 2019, 07:42
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Engine Serang
I am led to believe you have a healthy appetite...

I am led to believe you have a healthy appetite and a sweet tooth, would you settle for a cup of Earl Grey and a slice of Von Battenburg, sorry Mountbatten, cake.
Charles Philip Arthur George...
Forum: Wartime Memories 31st January 2019, 06:56
Replies: 44
Views: 1,627
Posted By Engine Serang
A good story and a nice read. Would that others...

A good story and a nice read. Would that others could be as interesting and erudite.
Forum: Mess Deck 31st January 2019, 06:51
Replies: 4,521
Views: 140,913
Posted By Engine Serang
Right Lads, lets keep this Good Lady ticking over...

Right Lads, lets keep this Good Lady ticking over 'till the Chief returns. I'll take the 4 to 8, Eric the 8 to 12, Squeek the 12 to4 and Mr V will do meal reliefs and St By's. I've never met a Lecky...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 30th January 2019, 11:37
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Engine Serang
Perhaps you were on the Larne to Cairnryan ferry....

Perhaps you were on the Larne to Cairnryan ferry. On my ship the only Ulster accent was mine and the great entertainer Ian Millar from Ballymena.
Saga it was not, no Cliff Richard or Kenneth...
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