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Montrose Alpha - 1980?
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No: 2745   Contributor: Stuart Cuninghame   Year: 2012   Country: United Kingdom
Montrose Alpha - 1980?

Photo taken during lifeboat drill - dead calm seas
Picture added on 08 November 2012 at 13:59
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This was the second platform I worked on back in 1989. Wooden tilt turn windows and a wooden helideck. We spent most of our time repairing stuff in the accomodation as it was knackered but a gr8 crew of very friendly lads. I was a mech fitter with APG but Wood Group had the maintenance contract. Many happy memories of this beast!

Added by Bruce Calder on 25 March 2013.
Employed by Amoco as an instrument technician from 1979 - 1987.

Transferred from Montrose A, to NWH around 1984

What great memories, I remember Bill Dalas, Ken Screech and many many more..

Added by Jim Allan on 04 March 2015.
Where is my old derrickhand? I gave him a Corgi as a gift before I returned home to the USA. 40 yrs or so? Neil I think, lived in Aberedeen

Added by Rudy Mershon on 30 September 2017.
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