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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: J & J Denholm Today, 13:49
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Put up to 3rd in EUROLINER. In fact we had two...

Put up to 3rd in EUROLINER. In fact we had two 3rds on board.

Later it cost me two months sea time when I went up for 2/M. My Disch. Book said as Cadet then above.. 'Temp 3rd. Mate'. ...
Forum: Ship Research 29th July 2015, 12:54
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The original poster was looking for a ship s.s....

The original poster was looking for a ship s.s. EMPRESS OF BRITAIN registered in 'Canada'. Wikipedia. That is confusing because a ship is never registered in "Canada'... might be Montreal but...
Forum: Ship Research 29th July 2015, 09:58
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hope this helps.... Pacific Steamships Ltd. was...

Hope this helps....

Pacific Steamships Ltd. was formed as Canadian Pacific Ocean Services Ltd. [CPOS] formed 1.10.1915. to manage the North Atlantic Fleet which was to include Allan Bros & Co. U.K....
Forum: Ship Research 23rd July 2015, 13:52
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hopefully South Street Seaport Museum!

Hopefully South Street Seaport Museum!
Forum: Ship Research 23rd July 2015, 11:43
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By Stephen J. Card
As a boy I knew Bill Carnegie. Chief Engineer...

As a boy I knew Bill Carnegie. Chief Engineer in TURMOIL and other tugs of Overseas Towage & Salvage.... DEXTEROUS, MARINIA etc.

Bill told me the story as Dancy up on the bow ready to jump as...
Forum: Tall ships 21st July 2015, 12:22
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks. I must find Hoyne's book. Artists! ...

Thanks. I must find Hoyne's book.

Artists! What nonsense we can get up to! Can try to be 'perfect' and sometime fall foul on the most basic seamanship. I can work for weeks and then see a big...
Forum: Tall ships 21st July 2015, 06:53
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The blocks on the gaff appear to be heading...

The blocks on the gaff appear to be heading towards the mast as you say... should be over to the shrouds.

Funny... a lot of sail up for this. Definitely not hove-to. This one is most definitely...
Forum: Tall ships 21st July 2015, 03:28
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hello Stein, Mission accomplished! Here a...

Hello Stein,

Mission accomplished!

Here a couple of photos. One of fishing schooner on the Grand Banks and a close up of the rig... and how the peak halliards are cleared from the staysail when...
Forum: Tall ships 20th July 2015, 19:36
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I can understand part of it. To get the peak...

I can understand part of it. To get the peak halliards out of the way, why not slack away the halliard ... but not enough rope to do that. Only other way.... bring the blocks down from the...
Forum: The Bridge 19th July 2015, 16:20
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I don't think I've ever looked at a buoy and...

I don't think I've ever looked at a buoy and thought... Ah... there it is. It is red (or green) of can shape (or conical)... then proceed. If I see a buoy... I want to know where in hell I am and...
Forum: The Bridge 18th July 2015, 18:20
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Plain all red is hard to see... compared to red...

Plain all red is hard to see... compared to red checkered and green is hard to see. In any kind of green colour sea.... grey to Caribbean blue.... hard to see the green.
Forum: Tankers 26th June 2015, 03:09
Replies: 74
Views: 15,748
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Cool Well, down in the bottom of a tank for a...

Well, down in the bottom of a tank for a week.... rolling in a typhoon in the China Sea. As cadet... no overtime and NO FOUR BELLS!
:-( The mate would not give me the rum... so got a pint of...
Forum: Glen Line 19th June 2015, 00:21
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I think you are all right. Just checking through...

I think you are all right.

Just checking through a few photos:

1. Decks Red.
2. Some hatches all grey. Some grey coaming, black hatch covers.
3. Winches grey OR white
4. Mast colour. NOT buff. ...
Forum: Say Hello 13th June 2015, 22:02
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Stephen J. Card
CREW AGREEMENT ALC1(NBM)1 Crew Agreement outer...

CREW AGREEMENT

ALC1(NBM)1 Crew Agreement outer cover - (Federated ships).

ALC1 (a) - List of crew signatures (Crew Agreement)

ALC1 (b) - List of crew (Exempt)

ALC1 (d) - Contractual clauses ...
Forum: Say Hello 13th June 2015, 19:07
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Go to Google and you will find at: The Merchant...

Go to Google and you will find at:

The Merchant Shipping (Provisions and Water) Regulations 1972

Try for 1972 and then try for later years.

You are looking for: 'Scales of Provision'

Stephen
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd June 2015, 19:11
Replies: 19
Views: 1,173
Posted By Stephen J. Card
There were two clips of the video.... one of them...

There were two clips of the video.... one of them show a roll around to about 3o and another over to 40.... this from the inclinator.

Euroliner... N Atlantic the inclinator showed rolls over to...
Forum: The Bridge 31st May 2015, 17:05
Replies: 58
Views: 3,922
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Oh... the young master on the VEENDAM and saved...

Oh... the young master on the VEENDAM and saved the day.... now a VP Fleet Operation! One good way to get up the ladder to promotion!
Forum: The Bridge 31st May 2015, 17:02
Replies: 58
Views: 3,922
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Split.... Yes, this as I remember being told up...

Split.... Yes, this as I remember being told up for 2/M....

".... in shallow water, break the cable on deck and run cable over the bow and pay out cable out to steady your head."
Forum: The Bridge 31st May 2015, 16:48
Replies: 58
Views: 3,922
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I doubt it. A couple of years ago the HAL...

I doubt it.

A couple of years ago the HAL pass vessel VEENDAM (55,000 grt) suffered major bow damage during a hurricane in the South Atlantic. One anchor ran away with the full length of...
Forum: The Bridge 31st May 2015, 13:19
Replies: 47
Views: 4,692
Posted By Stephen J. Card
On a few large tankers and an OBO the Aldis was...

On a few large tankers and an OBO the Aldis was used every night. Hard to tell what the weather was happening at the forward end.... to see if any seas was coming over the bow. Master's night...
Forum: J & J Denholm 26th May 2015, 01:00
Replies: 147
Views: 21,012
Posted By Stephen J. Card
One and only ONE 'gift'.... handed an envelope...

One and only ONE 'gift'.... handed an envelope from the charterer French Line (C.G.M.) FIVE POUNDS. I was rich!


On POLAR URUGUAY I bust my backside with the gang for hold cleaning every...
Forum: J & J Denholm 25th May 2015, 18:59
Replies: 147
Views: 21,012
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Do you remember trying to get Salen shirts,...

Do you remember trying to get Salen shirts, windbreakers etc and Brostrom were not too happy!!!! ;-)

The Salen houseflag that I kept from the MAREE ....(Thumb) is saved in the Bermuda Maritime...
Forum: J & J Denholm 24th May 2015, 17:25
Replies: 147
Views: 21,012
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Peter hanging around the pool around Miami these...

Peter hanging around the pool around Miami these days.

Some big job with Carnival Corpration.... Vice President of Risk Advisory & Assurance Services.
Forum: J & J Denholm 23rd May 2015, 21:01
Replies: 147
Views: 21,012
Posted By Stephen J. Card
George tried get JFT come out of his cabin. No...

George tried get JFT come out of his cabin. No answer so George looked under the door through the grille. There was JFT in PJ's.....looking out. No way coming out!

Jim McGillivary may have been...
Forum: J & J Denholm 23rd May 2015, 20:16
Replies: 147
Views: 21,012
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Anybody get one of the Salen T shirts? I...

Anybody get one of the Salen T shirts? I managed to scrounge one from a stevedore!
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