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Search: Posts Made By: Mjroots
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th June 2016, 12:43
Replies: 42
Views: 4,264
Posted By Mjroots
The BBC states that ST HELENA is the last RMS in...

The BBC states that ST HELENA is the last RMS in service. The Wikipedia article on the ship states that there are four. Obviously they cannot both be correct, but which of the two has got it right?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st March 2016, 12:25
Replies: 40
Views: 2,222
Posted By Mjroots
Boaty McBoatface is leading the public vote, FFS!

Boaty McBoatface is leading the public vote, FFS!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st March 2016, 12:24
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By Mjroots
HMS Bronington

HMS Bronington sank at Birkenhead on 17 March.

http://shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2427360
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th March 2016, 16:45
Replies: 275
Views: 44,931
Posted By Mjroots
The...

The report.

https://assets.digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk/media/56e9a7afe5274a14d9000000/MAIBInvReport6_2016.pdf
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th March 2016, 18:09
Replies: 275
Views: 44,931
Posted By Mjroots
The MAIB report into the incident will be...

The MAIB report into the incident will be published tomorrow (17th).
Forum: Houlder Brothers 25th January 2016, 16:50
Replies: 20
Views: 3,776
Posted By Mjroots
Methane Pioneer now has an article on...

Methane Pioneer now has an article on Wikipedia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methane_Pioneer
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th December 2015, 09:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By Mjroots
From De Telegraaf (in...

From De Telegraaf (in Dutch)...

http://www.telegraaf.nl/binnenland/24834263/__Vijf_jaar_geen_treinen_door_brug__.html
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th December 2015, 22:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By Mjroots
Ship demolishes railway bridge over the Ems - merged

The Antigua & Barbuda-flagged Emsmoon has collided with, and demolished, a railway bridge over the Ems near the German/Dutch border. Dutch newspaper reports are that the bridge will take 5 years to...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd September 2015, 20:59
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By Mjroots
1920s yacht Zola

Does anyone have any info on the yacht Zola, which may have been owned by Herbert Sullivan (nephew and biographer of Arthur Sullivan of Gilbert & Sullivan fame), and which was active in 1921. Tonnage...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th April 2015, 07:54
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By Mjroots
Sister ship to Norman Atlantic which caught fire...

Sister ship to Norman Atlantic which caught fire in December 2014.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th January 2015, 13:18
Replies: 275
Views: 44,931
Posted By Mjroots
158,000 tonnes indeed. Höegh Osaka is 51,770 GT;...

158,000 tonnes indeed.

Höegh Osaka is 51,770 GT; 16,886 DWT; 15,532 NT.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th January 2015, 19:33
Replies: 51
Views: 6,439
Posted By Mjroots
Continuing the fun with the Lesbians - Over at...

Continuing the fun with the Lesbians -

Over at Wikipedia we had great fun on 1 April 2009 with a hook referring to the 1915 and 1923 ships.

Did you know... that German seamen forced a lesbian to go...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd January 2015, 17:37
Replies: 51
Views: 6,439
Posted By Mjroots
There's the three...

There's the three Lesbians.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Lesbian
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd January 2015, 17:29
Replies: 27
Views: 5,177
Posted By Mjroots
Ship Founders East of Pentland Skerries - merged threads

Sky News reporting that a cargo ship with eight people on board has capsized in the North Sea off the Shetland Islands. Ferry Hrossey was involved in search but now resumed her voyage. Said to be a...
Forum: Blue Star Line 18th August 2014, 22:30
Replies: 8
Views: 2,483
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, 09:50
Replies: 115
Views: 27,541
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, 21:41
Replies: 82
Views: 15,926
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, 21:19
Replies: 94
Views: 12,282
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, 22:21
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
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, 19:29
Replies: 1
Views: 754
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, 00:00
Replies: 24
Views: 2,430
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, 22:26
Replies: 33
Views: 3,867
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, 20:53
Replies: 18
Views: 2,512
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, 15:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
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 21st July 2012, 23:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,816
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".
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