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Search: Posts Made By: Erimus
Forum: Fishing Vessels 17th April 2014, 15:56
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By Erimus
Currently on three weeks holiday in Scotland but...

Currently on three weeks holiday in Scotland but won't make Peterhead...to Eyemouth tomorrrow for fish supper and take some pictures of trawlers....new pontton opened tbis week.

Geoff
Forum: Computers and The Internet 13th April 2014, 09:43
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By Erimus
My kindle has had factory resets and brilliant...

My kindle has had factory resets and brilliant after that...my Kindle Fire which has also been reset is being used here as main computer...

Geoff
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 31st March 2014, 17:31
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By Erimus
Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge

I have received this today.........knowing many of our regulars have been trained or based on Teesside, and some still live in the area this may be of interest.

"Hello,

We would like to invite you...
Forum: Say Hello 31st March 2014, 14:51
Replies: 23
Views: 575
Posted By Erimus
Trafalgar House had occupation on both the...

Trafalgar House had occupation on both the Furness site and opposite on what is Dawsons Wharf..............just slightly downriver by half a mile Davy Offshore had a module facility next to the...
Forum: Say Hello 27th March 2014, 14:44
Replies: 23
Views: 575
Posted By Erimus
I remember this black hulled beauty had severe...

I remember this black hulled beauty had severe structural failure(s) but not the details...sure Tony Frost will add to the details....if he really doesn't want it mentioning!

Nice launch pictures of...
Forum: Say Hello 26th March 2014, 20:16
Replies: 23
Views: 575
Posted By Erimus
If you put Furness Shipyard into Wikipedia it has...

If you put Furness Shipyard into Wikipedia it has a page of history worth a read.

geoff
Forum: Say Hello 25th March 2014, 14:35
Replies: 23
Views: 575
Posted By Erimus
As a child I watched the Southern Venturer being...

As a child I watched the Southern Venturer being launched from the Ferry Landing at the Transporter.........and many years later watched Furness Bridge from Dents Wharf...

We have SN members who...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 24th March 2014, 06:20
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Erimus
I had not heard the comments as my PC doesn't...

I had not heard the comments
as my PC doesn't have sound otherwise I may have been suspicious too......it came to me from Canada.

Geoff
Forum: Fishing Vessels 24th March 2014, 01:50
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Erimus
Thanks for the change of venue!! geoff

Thanks for the change of venue!!

geoff
Forum: Fishing Vessels 23rd March 2014, 21:48
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Erimus
Big Waves- Small Boats..Columbia Bar USA

These fishing boats are returning from fishing off the coast of Washington and Oregon. They are crossing the Columbia Bar, which is where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. It is one of...
Forum: Coasters 18th March 2014, 22:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,399
Posted By Erimus
I reported that I thought they had been badly...

I reported that I thought they had been badly slung or secured....

Geoff
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 18th March 2014, 20:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Erimus
Appears elsewhere on this...

Appears elsewhere on this site..
http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=55805 February 1st...


Good fun though!
geoff
Forum: Coasters 18th March 2014, 19:14
Replies: 17
Views: 1,399
Posted By Erimus
Knew both vessels as I was based on Humberside...

Knew both vessels as I was based on Humberside for three years and they were often used for heavy lift project movements....On one occasion I was rung by a client late at night and asked to go into...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 17th March 2014, 22:37
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By Erimus
Sorry don't remember him. geoff

Sorry don't remember him.

geoff
Forum: Nautical Colleges 17th March 2014, 16:56
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By Erimus
Yup that was my cousin Bill.......He died a...

Yup that was my cousin Bill.......He died a couple of years ago after long illness possibly caused by asbestos or similar when in the shipyards..He too was a Stainsby boy and later, when he left the...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 17th March 2014, 11:34
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By Erimus
Yes loads of my friends went to be draughtsmen,...

Yes loads of my friends went to be draughtsmen, or estimators, at Heads, Davy, Dormans, Teesside Bridge etc......some went to Smiths Dock and later to sea.......anyone remember a lad called Billy...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 16th March 2014, 09:45
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By Erimus
Iolanthe and Mikado were my two opera appearances...

Iolanthe and Mikado were my two opera appearances at Stainsby....

I remember the everyone must have drawing sets...still got mine...dont remember Bob Smith..

Geoff
Forum: Nautical Colleges 15th March 2014, 18:11
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By Erimus
Which one was that?? Geoff

Which one was that??

Geoff
Forum: Nautical Colleges 15th March 2014, 15:35
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By Erimus
I was a Hugh Bell boy but wanted to go to 'The...

I was a Hugh Bell boy but wanted to go to 'The Tech', then moved to Stainsby when the East Street School las moved into the old buildings....I would have been around similar years....Yes Courts built...
Forum: Ships No More 11th March 2014, 21:58
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Erimus
It was opinion of both Royal Navy & RNLI that she...

It was opinion of both Royal Navy & RNLI that she would go.......glad she didn't..

geoff
Forum: Ships No More 11th March 2014, 20:30
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Erimus
No longer a lost vessel............The vessel is...

No longer a lost vessel............The vessel is now stable at St Austell Bay, but still has to undergo safety inspections.

geoff
Forum: Ships No More 10th March 2014, 14:34
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Erimus
Sinking of Sea Breeze..

Lloyds Loading List advise the following...with video.

Yesterday morning (Sunday 9 March) Lloyd’s List Intelligence reported that cargo vessel Sea Breeze was sinking off the Lizard peninsula in...
Forum: BP Shipping 9th March 2014, 18:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,462
Posted By Erimus
Last week walked into a local tyre dealer as...

Last week walked into a local tyre dealer as wanted him to weld one of SWMBO's pan lids........he looked shocked at my arrival ( I have that effect on some people). He pointed to his computer and...
Forum: Shaw Savill 8th March 2014, 11:52
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Erimus
Last one this weekend I am told. geoff

Last one this weekend I am told.

geoff
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th March 2014, 08:52
Replies: 455
Views: 84,630
Posted By Erimus
I, and some others, have found that Firefox...

I, and some others, have found that Firefox 'fights' other programmes and on advice from my 'geek' have removed it and just use Chrome for general work.

geoff
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