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Search: Posts Made By: Barrie Youde
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th February 2016, 20:12
Replies: 25
Views: 689
Posted By Barrie Youde
Somewhere or other, the dreamer and the...

Somewhere or other, the dreamer and the accountant need to meet.

May their meeting be fruitful!
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd February 2016, 23:12
Replies: 104
Views: 6,223
Posted By Barrie Youde
#82 & 83 Many thanks, Chaps!

#82 & 83

Many thanks, Chaps!
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 3rd February 2016, 14:51
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Posted By Barrie Youde
A particular feature of the obituaries is,...

A particular feature of the obituaries is, naturally, his childhood in Limerick which he described (quite possibly with accuracy) as a place which had little Christianity but much religion. It is...
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd February 2016, 14:29
Replies: 104
Views: 6,223
Posted By Barrie Youde
Denso Tape. Is that still around? I once had a...

Denso Tape. Is that still around?

I once had a neighbour, Harry Lythgoe, who had been a junior engineer in Clan Line at the end of WWII. When I built an extension to my house (circa 1978), Harry...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 31st January 2016, 12:53
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Posted By Barrie Youde
Surely one of the most likeable men of our...

Surely one of the most likeable men of our generation.

R.I.P.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 14th January 2016, 15:07
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Barrie Youde
Brilliant as the Rev Obidiah Slope (the wicked Mr...

Brilliant as the Rev Obidiah Slope (the wicked Mr Slope) in The Barchester Chronicles, about thirty years ago.

R.I.P.
Forum: Say Hello 12th January 2016, 00:27
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By Barrie Youde
Mike, I look forward to seeing your photographs,...

Mike, I look forward to seeing your photographs, too.

I vividly remember reading Of Whales and Men - a splendid account of whaling in the 1950s - and seing Salvesen's whale-factory ships returning...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 3rd January 2016, 16:49
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By Barrie Youde
Perhaps this is it? I have a distinct memory...

Perhaps this is it?

I have a distinct memory that in the early 1960s a calendar with some graphic illustrations/photographs was issued annually by an insurance company in the maritime world at...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 18th December 2015, 01:03
Replies: 70
Views: 13,184
Posted By Barrie Youde
#59 There is another brilliant ditty somewhere...

#59

There is another brilliant ditty somewhere about putting out to sea from Manchester, the words of which sadly escape me - The Manchester Mariner/Navigator or something similar, largely invoking...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 17th December 2015, 15:31
Replies: 70
Views: 13,184
Posted By Barrie Youde
Hi, Chris, You were lucky that QEII Lock was...

Hi, Chris,

You were lucky that QEII Lock was open!!

Sadly, John Tebay is no longer with us. He crossed the Bar in 2002.

Best,

BY
Forum: Ship Research 15th December 2015, 09:34
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By Barrie Youde
#8 Regret I have no photograph of Irenes Sky but...

#8

Regret I have no photograph of Irenes Sky but can confirm the information provided at #2.

On 28th December 1980 she arrived off Point Lynas from West Africa, bound for Birkenhead. She was of a...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 2nd December 2015, 14:13
Replies: 66
Views: 3,172
Posted By Barrie Youde
Ho! Ho! Ho! Tres amusant!

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Tres amusant!
Forum: Fishing Vessels 30th November 2015, 23:25
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Barrie Youde
Memories for me, too. In 1967 I was privileged...

Memories for me, too.

In 1967 I was privileged to spend a late summer in the crew of the Stornoway trawler Ripple (skipper Jackie Morrison).

One beautiful evening we were racing for the market at...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 25th November 2015, 22:13
Replies: 11
Views: 1,521
Posted By Barrie Youde
Vinnie, What a splendid record for your...

Vinnie,

What a splendid record for your father!

Best rgds,

BY
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd November 2015, 21:51
Replies: 15
Views: 1,133
Posted By Barrie Youde
#10 Many thanks, Duncan. BY

#10

Many thanks, Duncan.

BY
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 22nd November 2015, 09:21
Replies: 66
Views: 3,172
Posted By Barrie Youde
#42 Agreed. Kromeskies as I knew them were as...

#42

Agreed. Kromeskies as I knew them were as Mike describes them. Skinless sausages, perhaps, - and certainly without bacon.

My Papa used to speak with great affection of a Blue Flue shipmaster...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st November 2015, 14:35
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Barrie Youde
Copyright will surely attach to the video? Does...

Copyright will surely attach to the video?

Does the copyright belong to Tommy Cooper - just like that?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st November 2015, 13:20
Replies: 15
Views: 1,133
Posted By Barrie Youde
According to Wikipedia, when the boats became...

According to Wikipedia, when the boats became vital after Endurance sank, the ice was drifting northwards, which suggests that it might have been possible to launch the boats, from the ice, for the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th November 2015, 17:49
Replies: 15
Views: 1,133
Posted By Barrie Youde
Brilliant! Very many thanks, Binnacle! The...

Brilliant!

Very many thanks, Binnacle!

The prospect of man-hauling the boats anything more than a few-hundred yards (if that) over rough ice would surely strike despair in the minds of most?

Can...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 19th November 2015, 23:55
Replies: 41
Views: 3,692
Posted By Barrie Youde
#21 One man's satisfaction is another man's...

#21

One man's satisfaction is another man's relief!
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 19th November 2015, 23:42
Replies: 66
Views: 3,172
Posted By Barrie Youde
# 31 Camembert and Brie? Of course, as La...

# 31

Camembert and Brie?

Of course, as La Colombie les Deux Eglises once expressed it, it is impossible to govern a nation which produces 365 different cheeses!

But what a dreadful waste of cheese...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 19th November 2015, 22:45
Replies: 41
Views: 3,692
Posted By Barrie Youde
Sounds entirely plausible. I remember entering...

Sounds entirely plausible.

I remember entering Gladsone Lock with a turbine steamer. Romney, I think, or certainly something in Lamport & Holt colours, with a huge funnel.

We are lined up,...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 19th November 2015, 21:44
Replies: 66
Views: 3,172
Posted By Barrie Youde
Aged 16 in December 1959 and keeping a gangway...

Aged 16 in December 1959 and keeping a gangway watch in Sydney, one evening, as a dinner party/corporate entertainment is taking place in the saloon - adjacent to the gangway. Junior middy - best...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 19th November 2015, 19:19
Replies: 41
Views: 3,692
Posted By Barrie Youde
#17 Thank you, Sid. Having been in my pram at...

#17

Thank you, Sid. Having been in my pram at the time of the events which you describe I can only repeat my thanks for the things which you did; and which enabled me to enjoy life as I have...
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 19th November 2015, 12:11
Replies: 66
Views: 3,172
Posted By Barrie Youde
# 20 Brown Windsor was brown in colour, contents...

# 20

Brown Windsor was brown in colour, contents largely unknown!

Originally beef in some form, I'd guess.
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