24hr speed run British Valour ,1965 .

2nd June 2008, 21:27
hello folks,i am a 1st tripper,as i was in november 65 on the br.valour .I was alloted the easy task of monitering the boiler`s feed water level, I still can,t recall what happened,but the h.p.turbine suffered damage. the speed run over.after 14hrs ,I felt guilty,but never was blaimed. Please no remarks about the #### hitting the fan.

K urgess
2nd June 2008, 22:37
Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire, thistlebond.
I'm sure some of the BP lads in the crew will comment.
Meanwhile find your way around the ship and enjoy the trip.

3rd June 2008, 00:43
Welcome onboard to SN and enjoy the voyage

Steve Woodward
3rd June 2008, 00:58
TB - welcome to SN from Suffolk, enjoy your time with us

Bruce Carson
3rd June 2008, 03:13
From Michigan, a warm welcome to Ships Nostalgia.
Make yourself at home and join in our friendly discussions at any time.


3rd June 2008, 10:18
Greetings Thistlebond ( A name that brings back memories for us engineers) and welcome to SN. Plenty of ex BP lads on board. Bon voyage.

3rd June 2008, 10:42
Welcome aboard Thistlebond from Aussie, enjoy the trip and have a good look around the site.


3rd June 2008, 10:55
Thanks for friendly welcome,all, epauletts dusted ,i think thats how you used them, and ready for more good ports, that i missed.