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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: The Engine Room 30th August 2014, 18:47
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Would be nice to take a nice steam ship to...

Would be nice to take a nice steam ship to sea.... of course on the bridge... and rang down STAND-BY on the telegraph. What do you think Makko.... ten knots? I think of you shook the 'palm tree'...
Forum: Ship Research 28th August 2014, 14:13
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Bob, No problem. I'll check. But for...

Bob,

No problem. I'll check.

But for maritime question such like yours... if you can't get info on Ships Nostalgia you won't get it anywhere else! ;-)

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 28th August 2014, 13:04
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Bob, Titanic is a nuisance! Before looking at...

Bob, Titanic is a nuisance!

Before looking at your photo of No 13 boat in your photo I looked at very ligh res photo taken in the water at New York. All of the details.

Re the two pieces in...
Forum: Royal Navy 27th August 2014, 08:38
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Looks starts with 'A' ?

Looks starts with 'A' ?
Forum: Passenger Liners 26th August 2014, 21:29
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By Stephen J. Card
You mean it her 62nd Anniversary... not her 60th....

You mean it her 62nd Anniversary... not her 60th. This is one small fact I never forget. I was born same year. Easy one. Like my birthday.... EMPRESS OF BRITAIN sank on 28th October.... OUCH! ...
Forum: Tugs 25th August 2014, 18:43
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I agree...Chameleon!

I agree...Chameleon!
Forum: Tugs 25th August 2014, 12:25
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Still not there yet! Those tugs ZTUG and...

Still not there yet! Those tugs ZTUG and ZTOW.... they cut the heavy mainmast some years ago.

I keep thinking an ex Russian boat... or similar.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 25th August 2014, 01:13
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The ultimate entertainer! His films are the...

The ultimate entertainer! His films are the best!

In peace.
Forum: Tugs 24th August 2014, 22:39
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Right, not the ROTTERDAM.... still looking for...

Right, not the ROTTERDAM.... still looking for something it is.
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 22nd August 2014, 18:02
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Stephen J. Card
All you need to do is pick up a DVD of Master &...

All you need to do is pick up a DVD of Master & Commander. Once you have that under your belt.... pick up a book or browse through internet.


The title you need is:

Seamanship in the Age of...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 22nd August 2014, 12:02
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Stephen J. Card
In the Victorian era.... steam was there, but...

In the Victorian era.... steam was there, but wind ships were still there. A lot of hard muscle work but in steam ships.... with stokers must have the worst job of the lot.
Forum: J & J Denholm 17th August 2014, 00:21
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Obviously the Merch was years advanced over the...

Obviously the Merch was years advanced over the RN!


Stephen
Forum: J & J Denholm 16th August 2014, 15:50
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Nina, Many thanks. Looking forward for that....

Nina,

Many thanks. Looking forward for that.

Stephen
Forum: J & J Denholm 14th August 2014, 23:56
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Would like to read the book. Must try to locate....

Would like to read the book. Must try to locate. Might a copy in Denholm head office archive.

Thanks.

Stephen
Forum: The Bridge 14th August 2014, 22:03
Replies: 41
Views: 1,908
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Could never close left eye to use sextant... or a...

Could never close left eye to use sextant... or a gun! Found to use a SLR through the Sea Cadets... shooting left handed!

For the sextant work... using left eye was fine... and helps to balance...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 14th August 2014, 20:29
Replies: 29
Views: 1,552
Posted By Stephen J. Card
One 'establishment' in Long Beach Ca..... ...

One 'establishment' in Long Beach Ca..... "Hollywood on the Pike" The lads on the reefers liked the place... I never went though. The 'young' ladies picked a choice for the lads. At the end...
Forum: J & J Denholm 14th August 2014, 14:33
Replies: 29
Views: 2,010
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Wilma Muir from Kilwinning. Started as cadet...

Wilma Muir from Kilwinning. Started as cadet with Denhoms in about mid 1975.


Denholm News (Autumn 1975) to the rescue!
Forum: J & J Denholm 14th August 2014, 06:58
Replies: 26
Views: 1,172
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Bought a camel and other odd and ends.. to use in...

Bought a camel and other odd and ends.. to use in the Bar. The price... a 20ltr drum of white topcoat... best Jotun. The Arab took away with the boat and he was happy. So was I. The drum said...
Forum: Ship Research 12th August 2014, 10:16
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Confirmation at last! Sent a request to UKHO in...

Confirmation at last!

Sent a request to UKHO in Taunton.... here is the answer:



"Many thanks for your enquiry to the UKHO Archive Research section which was passed to us via Customer Services.
I...
Forum: Ship Research 5th August 2014, 23:37
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Nope.. definitely it is MAURETANIA. 1. ...

Nope.. definitely it is MAURETANIA.


1. LUSITANIA did not have the tall white cowl vents - MAURETANIA did.


2. The AQUITANIA had two open promenades midships... and a wide white band of...
Forum: Ship Research 5th August 2014, 12:17
Replies: 97
Views: 3,557
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Also..... Cloud ceiling and the worst one to...

Also..... Cloud ceiling

and the worst one to hear.... your bank managers hears, "You have reached your spending ceiling!" Ouch!
Forum: Port Line 4th August 2014, 21:03
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Sound to more like a log to make sure you don't...

Sound to more like a log to make sure you don't forget holidays and wife's birthday and anniversary. Smart fellow!
Forum: Port Line 4th August 2014, 19:26
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I did some notes. Wish had done more. Voyage...

I did some notes. Wish had done more.

Voyage 1. At least one SN member was also on board the 'Frank'
Voyage 2. J.O.S. 'Gatcombe'
Voyage 24. Master. 'Bermudian'... same vessel... 14 years ...
Forum: Ship Research 4th August 2014, 11:50
Replies: 97
Views: 3,557
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Yes, things change. Once the lamp had a wick and...

Yes, things change. Once the lamp had a wick and the lantern now has a squirrel cage!



Barrie... re 'apron'. Apron would be a 'landing' of some kind. As in the area around a skylight when...
Forum: Ship Research 4th August 2014, 00:43
Replies: 97
Views: 3,557
Posted By Stephen J. Card
'Lamps' was the Lamp Trimmer! The 'Lecky' was...

'Lamps' was the Lamp Trimmer!

The 'Lecky' was the one going around 'lamping'.

'Lamps' used oil in his job.... in lamps and lanterns ..... but both Lamps and Leckys could both be 'well oiled'!
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