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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 12:04
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Of course I remember Captain Smart. He joined in...

Of course I remember Captain Smart. He joined in Amsterdam about September 1970 in the NAESS PIONEER. I was a first trip cadet.

When I joined Ian Wildish was there at the first, then later with...
Forum: The Bridge 26th October 2014, 11:59
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I remember once during Saturday lunch drink on...

I remember once during Saturday lunch drink on board WELLPARK. Captain insisted weekly inspection on Saturday... never on Sunday.... and never than just one beer for himself, the Ch. Engineer,...
Forum: The Bridge 26th October 2014, 07:09
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Used 'Aye' or 'Aye aye' mostly for mates and...

Used 'Aye' or 'Aye aye' mostly for mates and masters... especially on the telephone especially when as cadet!

"Aye, aye." .... Something was taught from Day 1 with the Sea Cadets. Stuck with...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th October 2014, 09:02
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Only the cute ones!!!

Only the cute ones!!!
Forum: Ship Research 24th October 2014, 12:41
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Stephen J. Card
My uncle Arthur met Captain Fogarty Fegan in...

My uncle Arthur met Captain Fogarty Fegan in Bermuda in Jervis Bay just before she went on that final convoy.

Only bit of the ship left from the ship... one lifeboat was left in Bermuda before...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th October 2014, 12:30
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By Stephen J. Card
[QUOTE=Pete D Pirate;1111970]. "As long as...

[QUOTE=Pete D Pirate;1111970].


"As long as those dudes are out there on an upmarket sheep-carrier, they're not going to be annoying me."


QUOTE]


Pete,
Forum: Ship Research 23rd October 2014, 13:25
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The pair of posts on the after end of the...

The pair of posts on the after end of the superstructure I believe are 'for working the engine room hatch'... not for cargo. Possible top of the posts were black....just because close to the funnel...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th October 2014, 00:51
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Stephen J. Card
He got into trouble because his did not have the...

He got into trouble because his did not have the required equipment with him in his bubble.... 2 oars, lifejacket, 1 anchor with 2 fathoms of chain with 30 fathoms of rope, flares and light. Some...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 8th October 2014, 21:38
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Here is a must... YANKEE R.N. Found this review...

Here is a must... YANKEE R.N.

Found this review on the internet. A brilliant book.


Yankee, R.N. by Commander A.H. Cherry, O.B.E., R.N.V.R. 4th Edition published 1954 (first 1951). Published by...
Forum: The Engine Room 8th October 2014, 14:35
Replies: 28
Views: 1,865
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I agree completely. We have to take different...

I agree completely.

We have to take different ships in situations. On any vessel with say one or two doors... say from E/R to tunnel then the best is to have the control of the door to be at a...
Forum: The Engine Room 8th October 2014, 01:51
Replies: 28
Views: 1,865
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Doors should be ALWAYS when in open remote mode....

Doors should be ALWAYS when in open remote mode. Any other mode makes the use of doors useless. I can see there is a safety issue for personnel in the E/R. The purpose it prevent flooding...
Forum: Model Ships 4th October 2014, 13:42
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Juergen, Yes, this model makes me a bit...

Juergen,

Yes, this model makes me a bit speechless! I did a search on the internet and found several more photos of your model. I'm sure others on SN would images. ;-) As soon as I saw the model...
Forum: Ship Research 14th September 2014, 13:39
Replies: 17
Views: 1,201
Posted By Stephen J. Card
OLYMPIC had a 'dummy' funnel. Of course for...

OLYMPIC had a 'dummy' funnel. Of course for asthetic purposes but was also a vent for engineroom... I'll bet it made engineroom made cooler in summer.

MAJESTIC... was built at BISMARCK for HAPAG...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 12th September 2014, 13:23
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Right there at the top of the List of Best...

Right there at the top of the List of Best Actors!

RIP Lt. Cmdr. Lockheart! Not likely 'Cruel Sea' will ever forget.

Stephen
Forum: Tall ships 10th September 2014, 19:07
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hello Alexander, Greeting to SN. I just spotted...

Hello Alexander,

Greeting to SN.

I just spotted your post and have a look at the painting of Sea Flower.

I believe she would be called as a 'Topsail Schooner'.

Have you tried the Halifax Maritime...
Forum: Ship Research 9th September 2014, 15:48
Replies: 106
Views: 3,723
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The pennant was attached to the canvas drogue...

The pennant was attached to the canvas drogue (sea anchor)... chilling in the sea full of beers![=P]


Oh... the lizard hang over the side.... very untidy seamanship... and make a bloody noise all...
Forum: Ship Research 9th September 2014, 15:28
Replies: 106
Views: 3,723
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Well, we found a pair of lizards. Only problem...

Well, we found a pair of lizards.

Only problem is that they were on MEGANTIC's old radial davits, compared with the liffing davits fitted on TITANIC.


The drawing and notes of the disengaging gear...
Forum: Ship Research 9th September 2014, 14:54
Replies: 106
Views: 3,723
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Most interesting is that it seems that the...

Most interesting is that it seems that the 'thwarts' were definitely multi-purpose fittings.... seating, lockers beneath, clamp for mast, compass fixed onto at last thwart, for carrying anchors etc...
Forum: Ship Research 9th September 2014, 14:36
Replies: 106
Views: 3,723
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Ouch! White Star. Tisk, tisk!

Ouch! White Star. Tisk, tisk!
Forum: Ship Research 9th September 2014, 14:32
Replies: 106
Views: 3,723
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Another MURPHY's PATENT 'SMOKO' STEERING GEAR

Another MURPHY's PATENT 'SMOKO' STEERING GEAR
Forum: Ship Research 9th September 2014, 13:36
Replies: 106
Views: 3,723
Posted By Stephen J. Card
MURPHY'S & BEE BOCK DISENGAGING HOOKS FOR...

MURPHY'S & BEE BOCK DISENGAGING HOOKS FOR LIFEBOATS
OBSERVERS BOOK OF BAD IDEAS


Could work... either ends of the boat. Needs two people yes, but safer than mangling your hands when letting go...
Forum: Ship Research 9th September 2014, 08:36
Replies: 106
Views: 3,723
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Looks interesting for sure.... BE...

Looks interesting for sure....

BE BLOCKS:

Sheaves or blocks for the reef earings to render through; fitted on either side of the boom end


I can see the similarity for sure. Now to find a use...
Forum: Ship Research 9th September 2014, 06:50
Replies: 106
Views: 3,723
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Re Ashleys. I was looking for it yesterday... it...

Re Ashleys.

I was looking for it yesterday... it it out on loan to my nephew. He has a swordfish bill.. about 2.5 ft long. He is polishing it and wants me be to paint small painting on it. His...
Forum: Ship Research 9th September 2014, 06:43
Replies: 106
Views: 3,723
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Excellent find! The 'chocks' are there for...

Excellent find!

The 'chocks' are there for sure. Good deatil of the after end of the boat, but then we can't say that the keel, the ribs, the gunn'l... might just to show the detail of the...
Forum: Ship Research 8th September 2014, 17:03
Replies: 106
Views: 3,723
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Good close up of that photo of the boat! The...

Good close up of that photo of the boat!

The boat is of the White Star Lines's MEGANTIC b. 1908 ( see attchached).

This one is also one of those 25 feet emergency boats... similar as the two...
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