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Search: Posts Made By: Barrie Youde
Forum: The Bridge 12th August 2014, 22:12
Replies: 65
Views: 5,102
Posted By Barrie Youde
I always thought that using a sextant was...

I always thought that using a sextant was relatively easy.

It was in the calculations afterwards when difficulty arose!
Forum: Tall ships 9th August 2014, 00:25
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By Barrie Youde
#14 You are right, Norman. It is an epic...

#14

You are right, Norman. It is an epic indeed.

But please allow me to point out that McAndrew's Hymn is Kipling and not Masefield.
Forum: Ship Research 4th August 2014, 22:37
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
#91 Perish the thought, Jon! This is far from...

#91

Perish the thought, Jon!

This is far from being a ship of fools - but we all (as far as I can see) are slightly crackers, here! Welcome aboard!
Forum: Ship Research 4th August 2014, 18:54
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
#86 and #87 Many thanks, Chaps! All understood!

#86 and #87

Many thanks, Chaps!

All understood!
Forum: Ship Research 4th August 2014, 08:48
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
Please, If a light is a lamp and a bulb is a...

Please,

If a light is a lamp and a bulb is a thing which goes into the ground, what is the name of the glass pear-shaped globe which (i) contains a filament (ii) is fitted with a metal (aluminium?)...
Forum: Tall ships 3rd August 2014, 22:18
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By Barrie Youde
#11 many thanks! I hadn't read "Reynard The...

#11

many thanks!

I hadn't read "Reynard The Fox" but I remember well "Reynard's Last Run", from which my #7 is taken.
Forum: Ship Research 3rd August 2014, 16:53
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
Dear Pete, How kind. Thank you! Pink gin would...

Dear Pete,

How kind. Thank you!

Pink gin would do very nicely. Ice is not necessary at all.

Cheers!

BY
Forum: Ship Research 3rd August 2014, 14:53
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
#69 Very many thanks, Ray. Another expression...

#69
Very many thanks, Ray.

Another expression remembered is the "bridge apron".

The apron is a term used elsewhere in ship-construction/ boat building as strengthening between the stem and the...
Forum: Tall ships 3rd August 2014, 01:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By Barrie Youde
#9 It's the adrenalin! Nothing else! And never...

#9

It's the adrenalin! Nothing else! And never forgotten.

It's exactly the same feeling as riding a horse over fences. You keep going at speed for as long as you can; and then there comes a...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd August 2014, 01:39
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
I think that it can safely be said that all of us...

I think that it can safely be said that all of us oddballs who used (and still use) the term "fore-part" recognise that, in full, it means the fore-part of the mid-ships accommodation (which as a...
Forum: Tall ships 2nd August 2014, 16:38
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By Barrie Youde
#3 Reynard's Last Run On he went with a...

#3

Reynard's Last Run

On he went with a galloping rally
Past Maesbury Clump for Wan Brook Valley.
The blood in his veins went romping high,
"Go on, go on, to the earth or die."
The air of the downs...
Forum: Ship Research 1st August 2014, 22:08
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
#55 Many thanks, Chad! The mind boggles!

#55

Many thanks, Chad!

The mind boggles!
Forum: Ship Research 1st August 2014, 21:58
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
#54 Gold stars, Pat! It's simply a matter of...

#54

Gold stars, Pat!

It's simply a matter of getting it right. My Granny was a Cheshire farmer's daughter who knew not port from starboard. She was, however, extremely proper, was President of...
Forum: Ship Research 31st July 2014, 20:19
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
#40 Many thanks, Jim! We live and learn! B

#40

Many thanks, Jim!

We live and learn!

B
Forum: Ship Research 31st July 2014, 07:23
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
#37 & #38 Many thanks, Chaps. Cling-film I do...

#37 & #38

Many thanks, Chaps.

Cling-film I do understand.

But how is it applied smoothly and neatly to conform with the shape of a ship's hull?
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2014, 20:54
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
Quite so! I'd be very interested to learn how it...

Quite so!

I'd be very interested to learn how it is actually done.

I remember seeing an early daub (late 1960s) on the side of a CPR Empress, at the time when the funnel colours were changed from...
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2014, 18:08
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
How is the heavy duty vinyl applied to the ship's...

How is the heavy duty vinyl applied to the ship's side?

Is it by spray gun? By some computerised marvel of a spray gun?
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2014, 15:01
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
Heavy duty vinyls ? (#29) Do you mean stick-ons?...

Heavy duty vinyls ? (#29)

Do you mean stick-ons? Surely not?

Sorry, I'm out of my depth completely, here!
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2014, 13:13
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
I wonder how the is painting done (hideous though...

I wonder how the is painting done (hideous though it is)?

It is one thing thing to draw/paint design something on paper, but infinitely more difficult to project any complex artistry on to the hull...
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2014, 08:24
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
#17 The fore-part of the after mid-ships...

#17

The fore-part of the after mid-ships accommodation.
Forum: Ship Research 29th July 2014, 19:12
Replies: 97
Views: 4,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
"Fore-Part" would have my vote. But how could...

"Fore-Part" would have my vote.

But how could anybody paint a ship so frivolously?
Forum: The Bridge 28th July 2014, 23:37
Replies: 256
Views: 26,750
Posted By Barrie Youde
Hi, Hugh, At fifteen years your junior and 250...

Hi, Hugh,

At fifteen years your junior and 250 miles to the north-west of your patch (as the crow flies), I share very similar memories.

Self-employment as a pilot? A few dock-strikes taught me...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 28th July 2014, 20:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,515
Posted By Barrie Youde
A ship with a docking telegraph on either wing of...

A ship with a docking telegraph on either wing of the flying bridge is unlikely, surely, to be without an engine-room telegraph at all?

A closer look, perhaps, might show more?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th July 2014, 21:31
Replies: 43
Views: 6,860
Posted By Barrie Youde
Dear Bob, It all fits! There is a story behind...

Dear Bob,

It all fits!

There is a story behind MacKenzie and the bowler hat, told to me by my Pa. He was docking at Birkenhead one day with Circassia (Captain James McGill Brown). Mackenzie was on...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th July 2014, 10:12
Replies: 43
Views: 6,860
Posted By Barrie Youde
Bob, Am pleased to let you know that I'm still...

Bob,

Am pleased to let you know that I'm still in contact with Rev Murdoch Mackenzie, son of Captain John (?) Mackenzie who was Marine Superintendent of Anchor Line at Liverpool in the 1950s and...
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