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Search: Posts Made By: Mjroots
Forum: Blue Star Line 18th August 2014, 23:30
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mjroots
Identification required.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:StateLibQld_1_169583_Australia_Star_%28ship%29.jpg

The photo linked above is identified as Australia Star, but one of my colleagues on Wikipedia thinks it is...
Forum: Shaw Savill 6th August 2014, 10:50
Replies: 98
Views: 17,944
Posted By Mjroots
An article has been written about the ship on...

An article has been written about the ship on Wikipedia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QSMV_Dominion_Monarch

Is there anyone willing to licence a photo of the ship for use in the article? BTW, the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th June 2013, 22:41
Replies: 82
Views: 13,278
Posted By Mjroots
MAIB final report is...

MAIB final report is published.

http://www.maib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Swanlandreport.pdf
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th April 2013, 22:19
Replies: 94
Views: 8,112
Posted By Mjroots
French Wikipedia seems to cover the Battle of...

French Wikipedia seems to cover the Battle of Trafalgar comprehensively.

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bataille_de_Trafalgar
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th April 2013, 23:21
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By Mjroots
Atlantic Confidence in trouble off Oman

Atlantic Confidence suffered an engine room fire off Oman on 30 March and was abandoned in a partially sunken...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th March 2013, 20:29
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By Mjroots
South China Sea collision, 18 March

http://www.maib.gov.uk/latest_news/cma_cgm_florida___chou_shan.cfm

CGA CGM Florida and Chou San reported to have collided in the South China Sea. Both vessels damaged.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th March 2013, 01:00
Replies: 24
Views: 1,601
Posted By Mjroots
Of course, under the Kingdom of France, the...

Of course, under the Kingdom of France, the French Navy's flag was pure white.

*what was that about cheese-eating surrender monkeys?* :p
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th February 2013, 23:26
Replies: 33
Views: 2,580
Posted By Mjroots
nav - genuine Chinese rivets or fake Chinese...

nav - genuine Chinese rivets or fake Chinese rivets?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th February 2013, 21:53
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By Mjroots
Quite a few of them were sunk in WWII by the...

Quite a few of them were sunk in WWII by the Royal Navy and US Navy. (Thumb)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th January 2013, 16:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By Mjroots
The other vessel is the Emsstrom, (IMO 6922705),...

The other vessel is the Emsstrom, (IMO 6922705), a former fisheries protection vessel lately in use as a training ship.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd July 2012, 00:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By Mjroots
Why on earth don't they revert to the convoy...

Why on earth don't they revert to the convoy system? Any vessel attacking a ship in the convoy to be treated as hostile and dealt with accordingly. S*d their so-called "human rights".
Forum: Ship Research 23rd June 2012, 17:03
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By Mjroots
It's not HMSLion...

...but which ship is shown at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:HMS_Lion.jpg ?

If you can identify her, please post the answer at...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd January 2012, 15:26
Replies: 4,075
Views: 467,406
Posted By Mjroots
OK, going back to the two close passes of Giglio,...

OK, going back to the two close passes of Giglio, the earlier, authorised pass apparently took Costa Concordia a bit closer to the shore than the unauthorised pass which led to the accident.

What...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st January 2012, 17:39
Replies: 4,075
Views: 467,406
Posted By Mjroots
Plenty of photos of the wreck on Wikimedia...

Plenty of photos of the wreck on Wikimedia Commons

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:January_2012_grounding_of_the_Costa_Concordia_%28ship,_2006%29
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th January 2012, 11:08
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By Mjroots
BBC now have the story up....

BBC now have the story up. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16646484
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th January 2012, 10:28
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By Mjroots
Aztec Maiden aground in the Netherlands

Phillipines-registered cargo ship Aztec Maiden is ashore at Wijk aan Zee, Noord Holland, Netherlands.

Report in De Telegraaf (Dutch) -...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th January 2012, 17:40
Replies: 4,075
Views: 467,406
Posted By Mjroots
Costa Concordia was the lead ship of her...

Costa Concordia was the lead ship of her class.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concordia_class_cruise_ship
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th January 2012, 17:36
Replies: 4,075
Views: 467,406
Posted By Mjroots
Wiki does say (I know, because I put it there...

Wiki does say (I know, because I put it there (Gleam) ). The third one was RFA Dinsdale, but Mr Hitler had a hand in that one!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th January 2012, 18:23
Replies: 4,075
Views: 467,406
Posted By Mjroots
In reply to Alfred Ford (post #200) RMS...

In reply to Alfred Ford (post #200)

RMS Magdalena would not have been written off had they not tried to bring her into port.

http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Magdalena_(1948)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th January 2012, 18:53
Replies: 14
Views: 1,913
Posted By Mjroots
Link working fine for me using Firefox.

Link working fine for me using Firefox.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th January 2012, 18:48
Replies: 4,075
Views: 467,406
Posted By Mjroots
I wouldn't criticize the citizens of the Isola...

I wouldn't criticize the citizens of the Isola del Giglio for their response. Those on board the ship (4,229) were almost three times the number of those who live on the island (1,458). I think the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th January 2012, 21:22
Replies: 4,075
Views: 467,406
Posted By Mjroots
Obviously there will be an investigation. What is...

Obviously there will be an investigation. What is the Italian equivalent of the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch please?
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 20th September 2011, 08:59
Replies: 10
Views: 2,562
Posted By Mjroots
I've just written an article about this ship for...

I've just written an article about this ship for Wikipedia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Kronprinsen
Forum: BP Shipping 3rd September 2011, 11:19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,898
Posted By Mjroots
British Drummer was an Empire ship - Empire...

British Drummer was an Empire ship - Empire Ensign. I've just written an article on the ship for Wikipedia. Would love to include details of her running aground, but unfortunately this forum is not a...
Forum: Ship Research 9th August 2011, 07:50
Replies: 10
Views: 3,120
Posted By Mjroots
Macca, what is your source for that info please?

Macca, what is your source for that info please?
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