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Offline Bryanj

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Re: Any other ex dispatch riders among us?
« Reply #30 on: November 08, 2018, 06:58:59 PM »
Not another bloody mariner!!

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Re: Any other ex dispatch riders among us?
« Reply #31 on: November 09, 2018, 03:00:01 AM »
I brake for animals!

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Re: Any other ex dispatch riders among us?
« Reply #32 on: November 09, 2018, 08:50:10 AM »
Was you deck, navi or engin?

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Re: Any other ex dispatch riders among us?
« Reply #33 on: November 09, 2018, 11:34:45 AM »
Was you deck, navi or engin?
Steward...the only way in for an adult at the time.
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Re: Any other ex dispatch riders among us?
« Reply #34 on: November 09, 2018, 11:36:39 AM »
On my last ship there was another ex dispatch rider. It showed as well, on the wheel he hit that quayside in the kiel canal....I was on my bunk and the point of contact was right be me!
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Re: Any other ex dispatch riders among us?
« Reply #35 on: November 09, 2018, 11:53:11 AM »
I was engineer aprentice to 5th. We always reconed that if all the navis fell overboard we would get somewhere just no idea where whilst if all us went they would just drift!! Sterwards were most important as they kept us fed.  Three months running propane to Saigon in 75 decided me to finish!

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Re: Any other ex dispatch riders among us?
« Reply #36 on: November 13, 2018, 11:12:46 PM »
  Three months running propane to Saigon in 75 decided me to finish!
...did you happen to know a rowdy steward called Spike Stokes on that run?
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Re: Any other ex dispatch riders among us?
« Reply #37 on: November 14, 2018, 09:48:56 AM »
Not that i remember but it was a loooooong time ago