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Search: Posts Made By: Barrie Youde
Forum: The Bridge 22nd May 2015, 18:31
Replies: 43
Views: 1,410
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: 43
Views: 1,410
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: 787
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: 787
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!
Forum: Ship Research 7th May 2015, 07:15
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Barrie Youde
Or LHS, RHS and NHS. Nobody has any doubt what...

Or LHS, RHS and NHS.

Nobody has any doubt what they mean!
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 24th April 2015, 18:23
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By Barrie Youde
#6 Tom! You really shouldn't upset our friends...

#6

Tom!

You really shouldn't upset our friends on the far side of the Penny Bridge!
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd April 2015, 17:54
Replies: 63
Views: 2,964
Posted By Barrie Youde
#31 Would be very interested to learn more about...

#31

Would be very interested to learn more about Anglesey Radio. I remember it well, from 1960 onwards. Always very civil & helpful.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 17th April 2015, 10:52
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Barrie Youde
Well done, Simon. This looks good. Best wishes

Well done, Simon.

This looks good.

Best wishes
Forum: The Bridge 4th April 2015, 08:27
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By Barrie Youde
#6 All of which supports the view that excessive...

#6

All of which supports the view that excessive amounts of paperwork crush and stultify the human spirit in all of us.

Most of us recall the predictions that computerisation would reduce...
Forum: Ship Research 31st March 2015, 11:59
Replies: 23
Views: 2,028
Posted By Barrie Youde
#17 Or might they be cedar-wood? Can anybody...

#17

Or might they be cedar-wood? Can anybody please confirm the type of wood which was used for Captain Field's Improved version of parallels? Once taken for granted, they are now treasured!
Forum: Ship Research 31st March 2015, 11:34
Replies: 23
Views: 2,028
Posted By Barrie Youde
RMS Caledonia My own recollections of this ship...

RMS Caledonia

My own recollections of this ship and of Anchor Line are amongst my earliest and fondest memories, only because my father was Anchor Line’s appointed pilot at Liverpool. In consequence...
Forum: Tall ships 30th March 2015, 17:42
Replies: 37
Views: 1,330
Posted By Barrie Youde
#31 Thanks, Keith! Do you know what the origin...

#31

Thanks, Keith!

Do you know what the origin might be?
Forum: Tall ships 29th March 2015, 19:43
Replies: 37
Views: 1,330
Posted By Barrie Youde
There were Dutch schuyts and there were Dutch...

There were Dutch schuyts and there were Dutch schuyts.

Some of the latter-day versions which I recall were as sophisticated as anything which could be crammed into 499 tons gross; while others were...
Forum: Elder Dempster 29th March 2015, 13:36
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Barrie Youde
Pat, Yes, MacAndrews used the fruit-berths at...

Pat,

Yes, MacAndrews used the fruit-berths at Kings Dock, I think; but certainly did use the South Docks until their closure.

B
Forum: Tall ships 29th March 2015, 10:57
Replies: 37
Views: 1,330
Posted By Barrie Youde
#17 Quite right, Pat. A tanker was frequently...

#17

Quite right, Pat.

A tanker was frequently referred to as a "tank".

Similarly as to boat/ship, the ultra-modern container ship, including the very largest yet conceived, is invariably referred...
Forum: Tall ships 29th March 2015, 08:29
Replies: 37
Views: 1,330
Posted By Barrie Youde
Likewise, when somebody is said to "run a good...

Likewise, when somebody is said to "run a good ship", the "ship" in question is invariably an organistaion which might or might not be recognisble as any kind of vessel at all.

Hence, the context is...
Forum: Tall ships 28th March 2015, 23:13
Replies: 37
Views: 1,330
Posted By Barrie Youde
According to Wikipedia, the expression "brig" in...

According to Wikipedia, the expression "brig" in terms of incarceration arises from the habitual (in USA) use of a brig as a prison-ship.

Sounds as likely as any!
Forum: Tall ships 28th March 2015, 18:36
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By Barrie Youde
I'm fairly sure that in the 19th century there...

I'm fairly sure that in the 19th century there was no mandatory certification of mariners at any level, save only for vessels engaged in foreign trade.

As to private yachts (or any vessel owned and...
Forum: Tall ships 28th March 2015, 17:20
Replies: 37
Views: 1,330
Posted By Barrie Youde
Again I would agree entirely with Robert and add...

Again I would agree entirely with Robert and add that whether a brig might be called a boat or a ship would depend entirely on the context. It could be either or it could be neither, for all of the...
Forum: Tall ships 28th March 2015, 17:13
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By Barrie Youde
My own understanding, for what it might be worth,...

My own understanding, for what it might be worth, is that for any vessel trading within Home Trade limits (i.e. from any UK port to any port between the Elbe and Brest) no certificate of any kind was...
Forum: Elder Dempster 27th March 2015, 13:35
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Barrie Youde
Huskisson? Canada?

Huskisson?
Canada?
Forum: Coasters 25th March 2015, 16:28
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By Barrie Youde
R.I.P Angus Cumming. I remember him vividly...

R.I.P Angus Cumming.

I remember him vividly when he was an AB and I was a first-trip junior Middy in Blue Flue's Jason (October '59). He he was kindness and gentleness personified - and bloody big...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 17th March 2015, 11:39
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Barrie Youde
Hi, Marchskipper, Which company? What...

Hi, Marchskipper,

Which company?

What date?

Somebody here will tell you!
Forum: Say Hello 16th March 2015, 19:05
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By Barrie Youde
You bet!! This site is a mine of information and...

You bet!!

This site is a mine of information and I'm sure you'll receive many offers of help.

Good hunting, David.

best wishes,

BY
Forum: Ship Research 14th March 2015, 09:11
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By Barrie Youde
There is information on Google about the...

There is information on Google about the Reformatory Ship Akbar which was moored in the Mersey from 1856 to 1909, when the accommodation was re-housed ashore at Heswall, Wirral. In 1910 it...
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