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Search: Posts Made By: Barrie Youde
Forum: The Bridge 22nd July 2015, 10:51
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By Barrie Youde
11 Engine Serang, Your sarcasm reminds me of...

11

Engine Serang,

Your sarcasm reminds me of the time of the introduction of the breathalyser and the outrage expressed by habitual drinkers including me.

In light of the large increase in road...
Forum: The Bridge 22nd July 2015, 09:36
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By Barrie Youde
The provision set out in Section 21 of the 1987...

The provision set out in Section 21 of the 1987 Act is not new. It repeats a similar provision in the Pilotage Act of 1913.

The developments today reflect technology, as much beloved by engineers,...
Forum: The Bridge 22nd July 2015, 06:13
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By Barrie Youde
Yes. Section 21 of the Pilotage Act1987 imposes...

Yes. Section 21 of the Pilotage Act1987 imposes criminal liability on any pilot who might fail to take any action necessary to preserve the safety of the ship and persons on board.

Arguably it...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 20th July 2015, 13:14
Replies: 23
Views: 1,103
Posted By Barrie Youde
Recommended Holiday Reading

A Spy Among Friends - by Ben McIntyre

An authoritative and fulsome account of the activities of Kim Philby and the Cambridge Spy Ring. Possibly the largest and worst deception ever uncovered. An...
Forum: The Bridge 18th July 2015, 17:31
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Barrie Youde
Hi, Roger, The buoyage system was changed in or...

Hi, Roger,

The buoyage system was changed in or about 1974, to many howls of anguish, as it seemed obvious that white lights were far more readily visible than green lights (of equal power) could...
Forum: Model Ships 8th July 2015, 22:00
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By Barrie Youde
Beautiful, Bob - and thank you! As retirement,...

Beautiful, Bob - and thank you!

As retirement, long winter evenings and duff television beckon, you are an inspiration!

B
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 8th July 2015, 20:43
Replies: 19
Views: 1,496
Posted By Barrie Youde
Simon's book is a wonderful conversation piece....

Simon's book is a wonderful conversation piece. Throughout, he emphasises the extent to which alcohol was part of the way of life. When reading it I was in expectation that at the end he would...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 8th July 2015, 14:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,496
Posted By Barrie Youde
#11 Hi Orbitaman! Yes, I do know what the...

#11

Hi Orbitaman!

Yes, I do know what the abbreviation ECDIS means - but I have no experience of its use. It is long after my time!

The Orbita class of the 1970s I remember well. As to the...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 8th July 2015, 08:40
Replies: 19
Views: 1,496
Posted By Barrie Youde
One arresting comment in Chasing Conrad was the...

One arresting comment in Chasing Conrad was the observation that in 1978, merchant ships did not have sattelite navigation.

Three approximate dates of my own recollection were:-

1962 - Introduction...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 7th July 2015, 20:04
Replies: 19
Views: 1,496
Posted By Barrie Youde
#7 It is good. I have now read it. A most...

#7

It is good. I have now read it.

A most colourful account of the decline of a way of life which once we all took for granted. We all knew that the writing was on the wall but most of us were...
Forum: The Bridge 2nd July 2015, 18:38
Replies: 187
Views: 19,503
Posted By Barrie Youde
#187 D'accords!

#187
D'accords!
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd July 2015, 13:27
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By Barrie Youde
RIP Perhaps the hearse will be Rafferty's Motor...

RIP

Perhaps the hearse will be Rafferty's Motor Car?
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd July 2015, 09:32
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Barrie Youde
Amen to all.

Amen to all.
Forum: The Bridge 2nd July 2015, 08:17
Replies: 187
Views: 19,503
Posted By Barrie Youde
A further statutory exemption under the 1913 Act...

A further statutory exemption under the 1913 Act was that there was an express prohibition against the imposition of compulsory pilotage in any enclosed lock, dock or waterway. Thus, pilotage was...
Forum: The Bridge 2nd July 2015, 07:23
Replies: 187
Views: 19,503
Posted By Barrie Youde
By the Pilotage Act of 1913, all vessels...

By the Pilotage Act of 1913, all vessels belonging to His Majesty were exempt from pilotage. This meant not only that no British warship was liable to compulsory pilotage; but neither was it...
Forum: Say Hello 25th June 2015, 13:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By Barrie Youde
I hope that this might be forgiven. It is...

I hope that this might be forgiven.

It is slightly off-thread but it was published by way of introduction to "The Marine Art of Kenneth D. Shoesmith", by my cousin Glyn Lloyd Evans.

Shoesmith, of...
Forum: Say Hello 25th June 2015, 13:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By Barrie Youde
#2 What a splendid picture!

#2

What a splendid picture!
Forum: The Engine Room 24th June 2015, 07:55
Replies: 96
Views: 4,362
Posted By Barrie Youde
#9 Wonderful photograph! Do you know its origin?

#9

Wonderful photograph!

Do you know its origin?
Forum: Cunard 20th June 2015, 21:20
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Barrie Youde
There has to be a moment in the history of Cunard...

There has to be a moment in the history of Cunard when, in the late 1960s, it was suggested that Sir Francis Chichester should be appointed as Chairman of the Board, on the basis that, at that time,...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 3rd June 2015, 07:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By Barrie Youde
#8 Hi, Paddy, He terrified me, too, in exactly...

#8

Hi, Paddy,

He terrified me, too, in exactly the same circumstances. But I learned much from his example and for that I am grateful.
Forum: The Bridge 31st May 2015, 16:24
Replies: 58
Views: 3,964
Posted By Barrie Youde
Lifejackets are one thing, but crash helmets are...

Lifejackets are one thing, but crash helmets are quite another.

When it comes to the point that hard hats might be appropriate for any form of seafaring, something is surely lost?

Nobody admires...
Forum: The Bridge 22nd May 2015, 18:31
Replies: 58
Views: 3,964
Posted By Barrie Youde
#17 Hi, Canadian, Most of us understand...

#17

Hi, Canadian,

Most of us understand heaving-to and being without power as two very different states of existence. To heave-to is a tactical and intentional manoeuvre. To be without-power is...
Forum: The Bridge 22nd May 2015, 07:12
Replies: 58
Views: 3,964
Posted By Barrie Youde
# 12 Ditto in station-keeping pilot...

# 12

Ditto in station-keeping pilot cutters.

When appropriate, we would also simply lie a-hull, often in dreadful conditions.

End-on at dead-slow ahead must surely be the best option?
Forum: Ship Research 15th May 2015, 10:13
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By Barrie Youde
I knew a man who thought that stern-glands were...

I knew a man who thought that stern-glands were piles.
Forum: Ship Research 14th May 2015, 10:51
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By Barrie Youde
There is the Golden Hind, but that is only one...

There is the Golden Hind, but that is only one ship!
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