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Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th March 2015, 11:13
Replies: 18
Views: 5,064
Posted By shipmate17
Regards Mere Mere Power Station, it was nearing...

Regards Mere Mere Power Station, it was nearing completion, when they discovered that the coal they planned to use was not suitable for the job.lot of expense to get it right.
Forum: Say Hello 7th March 2015, 11:08
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By shipmate17
River Garry

Foundered off Thornton Loch. E Dunbar. 18/11/1893.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 3rd February 2015, 10:45
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By shipmate17
Dvd

Another one is LONDONS LOST DOCKS also availible from Amazon.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 30th January 2015, 16:09
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, It is on sale at Amazon 12.95. ...

Hi,
It is on sale at Amazon 12.95.
Cheers.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 28th January 2015, 13:39
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By shipmate17
Dvd

Hi,
You might find a copy for sale on Amazon.
Cheers.

...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 21st January 2015, 15:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By shipmate17
Londons Lost Docks.

Hi,
Just bought a DVD called Londons Lost Docks(Memories of London's Docks & River Thames. it is one of the best I have seen,to any older merchant seaman, it will make the hairs stand on the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th January 2015, 18:04
Replies: 18
Views: 5,064
Posted By shipmate17
Well my dad and I worked on it for 2 years...

Well my dad and I worked on it for 2 years 1957-59, along with dozens of other Babcock & Wilcox workers, no one said anything then.went back in 2003 just in time to see it demolished. think it is a...
Forum: Say Hello 6th January 2015, 15:24
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, Built 1961 by Collingwoos SB Co. grt 6637...

Hi,
Built 1961 by Collingwoos SB Co. grt 6637 as FRENCH RIVER. 1981.JENSEN STAR. 1986.WOODLAND.1991.WOODLANDS.1998.LORENA I. 2000.NUNAVUT TRADER. 2003 NOVA D. 2005. NOVA. scrapped Aliaga...
Forum: Ship Research 20th December 2014, 21:35
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By shipmate17
HI, Think this may be the one. ROSITA built...

HI,
Think this may be the one. ROSITA built 1957 by Orenstein Koppel. Lubeck. grt 2447. renamed 1969 SARBO. wrecked 17.32N/87.29W on the 10/3/1978(Pascagoula-Puerto Cortes(Fertilizer)
Forum: Ship Research 20th December 2014, 21:20
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, You dont give any dates, could be this...

Hi,
You dont give any dates, could be this one. Built 1963 by Akers MV. Oslo. as SUNROSE, grt 10374. 1969 ROSE. 1975 ROSITA. 1977 ROSEDALE. 1984 ALINE. scrapped Ningbo 31/12/1991.
Forum: Ship Research 12th November 2014, 11:45
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By shipmate17
OTAGO built 1956 by Lobnitz. Renfrew. grt 502....

OTAGO built 1956 by Lobnitz. Renfrew. grt 502. renamed DASHER 1981. condemned at Auckland 1991. scuttled 25/2/2000.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 11th November 2014, 11:27
Replies: 10
Views: 2,922
Posted By shipmate17
Broken up Bombay 1974. renamed RANGAT 1973.

Broken up Bombay 1974. renamed RANGAT 1973.
Forum: Say Hello 9th November 2014, 14:12
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, Welcome to the site, was a passenger on...

Hi,
Welcome to the site, was a passenger on the Rangitoto 1957 and Rangitata 1959.
Cheers.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd June 2014, 18:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,588
Posted By shipmate17
Container ship runs aground.

Video of container ship running aground.
http://www.aol.co.uk/video/container-ship-runs-aground-off-hong-kong/518185871/?icid=maing-grid7%7Cuk-ws-bb%7Cdl2%7Csec1_lnk2%26pLid%3D268606
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 26th May 2014, 19:25
Replies: 84
Views: 26,854
Posted By shipmate17
Still hoping that someone might still remember my...

Still hoping that someone might still remember my late uncle Alfie Carr from Newcastle upon Tyne, was a bosun on the Palm line ships in the 40s and 50s. Cheers
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 11th May 2014, 12:04
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, my late cousin was an Engineer with them...

Hi,
my late cousin was an Engineer with them in the early 60s, mainly on the Anchises, Bill Boyd from Newcastle upon Tyne.
Cheers.
Forum: Ship Research 27th April 2014, 20:00
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By shipmate17
Built 1948 by Canadian Vicker. Montreal. As Cotes...

Built 1948 by Canadian Vicker. Montreal. As Cotes Du Nord. Grt 4003. 1964 Atlanticstar. 1978 Jin Fen. Deleted 1992
Forum: Ship Research 22nd April 2014, 15:22
Replies: 48
Views: 6,548
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, FORT GEORGE built 1943 by Kaiser, Swan...

Hi, FORT GEORGE built 1943 by Kaiser, Swan Island. grt 10448. 1956 WORLD TRUTH. 1961 WORLD CONQUEROR. 1967 PAULINA. scrapped Kaohsiung.28/10/77.
Forum: Ship Research 22nd April 2014, 15:20
Replies: 48
Views: 6,548
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, SAXONGLADE built 1952 by Vickers-Armstrongs....

Hi, SAXONGLADE built 1952 by Vickers-Armstrongs. High Walker. grt 13322. 1956 WORLD GLADE. 1971 LORETTA. scrapped Kaohsiung 14/4/78.
Forum: Say Hello 8th April 2014, 15:06
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By shipmate17
VELARDE built 1957 by Ottensener. Hamburg. grt...

VELARDE built 1957 by Ottensener. Hamburg. grt 2866. 1969 SAILOR PRINCE. 1970 ZENIT. 1973 NADIR. scrapped Split 27/4/87.
Forum: Say Hello 8th April 2014, 15:00
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, COVILHA built 1949 by St Lawrence Metal....

Hi,
COVILHA built 1949 by St Lawrence Metal. Quebec. grt 1154. scrapped Natola. Mozambique. Jan 1973.
Cheers.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 18th March 2014, 15:31
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, Funny that, I just got it out of the...

Hi,
Funny that, I just got it out of the library on Friday, great pics in it.
Cheers.
Forum: Say Hello 11th March 2014, 12:58
Replies: 3
Views: 2,411
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, GRUNDSUNDA built 1950 by Finnboda varf....

Hi,
GRUNDSUNDA built 1950 by Finnboda varf. grt 2394. 1970 PELEUS. scrapped Piraeus 3/7/81.
KRISTIN BAKKE built 1955 by Gotaverken. grt 9595. 1981 CER ACTIVITY. scrapped Gadani Beach....
Forum: Ship Research 31st January 2014, 11:54
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, Not sure which one you are after, could...

Hi,
Not sure which one you are after, could be this one, Built 1939 by Stephen,Linthouse. grt 7660 as KAIPAKI, renamed 1955 WESTMEATH. scrapped Antwerp. 8/11/62.
Forum: Ship Research 21st January 2014, 20:37
Replies: 20
Views: 2,616
Posted By shipmate17
Hi, I think your plaque might be MERSEY as...

Hi,
I think your plaque might be MERSEY as she was scrapped at Preston, WIRRAL was sold to foreign shipping line in 1922.
Cheers.
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