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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: The Bridge Yesterday, 22:43
Replies: 27
Views: 1,070
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Nope. No Brown Son & Ferguson sight books on any...

Nope. No Brown Son & Ferguson sight books on any other ship I've ever seen! Up from second mates I lived just up from Darnley St where Brown's 'factory' was located. Bought my own sight books...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World Yesterday, 11:42
Replies: 161
Views: 7,886
Posted By Stephen J. Card
One report says the 3/O was 26 years old... or...

One report says the 3/O was 26 years old... or even 23. She have been spent a short time but with wealth of experience. That info has not been given.

The master is supposedly been in his cabin...
Forum: The Bridge 21st April 2014, 20:39
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Derrett's was used up at G.S.N.S so stuck with...

Derrett's was used up at G.S.N.S so stuck with that one.

In my library I do have a gem though. Merchant Ship Stability by HJ Pursey, Extra Master. A good friend gave the book and several other...
Forum: Ship Research 21st April 2014, 14:53
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks for me too! Very useful site. Stephen

Thanks for me too! Very useful site.

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 21st April 2014, 13:34
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Built 1971 Robb Caledon, Leith. Fairly...

Built 1971 Robb Caledon, Leith.

Fairly certaintly LLOYDSMAN plans in "The Motor Ship"

Won't be everything for you but a good starting point.

There are also shipbuilding in Scotland.. Leith or...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th April 2014, 21:43
Replies: 161
Views: 7,886
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Nah... you can still buy old copies of H&E for...

Nah... you can still buy old copies of H&E for about 26p.... roughly for 2/6 in old shillings.
Forum: The Bridge 18th April 2014, 15:40
Replies: 27
Views: 1,070
Posted By Stephen J. Card
You should have given a brand new Brown &...

You should have given a brand new Brown & Ferguson Sight Book and given it to the OM and ask to rule the forms out for yourself and the 3rd Mate also! ;-)

Surely the sights might have been used in...
Forum: Ship Research 18th April 2014, 10:21
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Two well know German vessels built 1928.......

Two well know German vessels built 1928.... BREMEN and EUROPA. Fine examples of bulbous bows. When first merchant vessels with bulbs? Some time earlier I'd think.

Stephen
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th April 2014, 20:44
Replies: 3,704
Views: 374,747
Posted By Stephen J. Card
You want someone you don't like I should put...

You want someone you don't like I should put in the wreck?

You want cement shoes? What size?
Forum: Tugs 17th April 2014, 16:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,555
Posted By Stephen J. Card
On the left side... tan coat hat in hand looks...

On the left side... tan coat hat in hand looks like Captain George Leggate.

Stephen
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th April 2014, 14:02
Replies: 3,704
Views: 374,747
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Schittino is likely completely of being...

Schittino is likely completely of being negligent.

He should be hanged for malice and criminalty for trying to cover his back ****!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th April 2014, 12:03
Replies: 3,704
Views: 374,747
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The TITANIC and difference with the CORCORDIA is...

The TITANIC and difference with the CORCORDIA is that Murcoch could SEE the berg and could then make an attempt to port round the berg.

Schittino could see nothing at look at the chart... and in...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th April 2014, 00:09
Replies: 3,704
Views: 374,747
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Yes, and he was the most incompetent of the lot!...

Yes, and he was the most incompetent of the lot!

The captain is supposed to be a leader, not a follower.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th April 2014, 20:58
Replies: 3,704
Views: 374,747
Posted By Stephen J. Card
If there are laws in Italy or Spain against a QM...

If there are laws in Italy or Spain against a QM for acting without permission of pilot?

That is BS. There is only one place in the world where the pilot CAN direct an order to a QM including...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th April 2014, 16:22
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Take a bit of time to scan over the horizon......

Take a bit of time to scan over the horizon... side to side... up and down. The naked eye can see so much at a whole picture in a moment.

I think any lookout is looking for a ship... with...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th April 2014, 13:44
Replies: 3,704
Views: 374,747
Posted By Stephen J. Card
In my old days... If anyone heard any wheel...

In my old days...

If anyone heard any wheel commands then everyone looked... and listen that the QM heard what was said.

If the pilot then the master or OOW would make certain that everyone listen...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th April 2014, 12:00
Replies: 3,704
Views: 374,747
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Barrie, I remember somewhere in the original...

Barrie,

I remember somewhere in the original proceedings that when Captain ordere the First Officer to put the QM on the wheel and that the Second Officer left the radar 'watch' the QM as his...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th April 2014, 11:56
Replies: 3,704
Views: 374,747
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Barrie, I remember somewhere in the original...

Barrie,

I remember somewhere in the original proceedings that when Captain ordere the First Officer to put the QM on the wheel and that the Second Officer left the radar 'watch' the QM as his...
Forum: The Bridge 14th April 2014, 20:31
Replies: 65
Views: 2,826
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I think we are thinking wind the micrometer the...

I think we are thinking wind the micrometer the direction BACKWARDS....

if you wind back to a setting of say 32' then you would be wanting a volume of 28' MINUS.


Byt as you said....endex...
Forum: The Bridge 14th April 2014, 17:32
Replies: 65
Views: 2,826
Posted By Stephen J. Card
"When it's on it's off, when it's off it's on,...

"When it's on it's off, when it's off it's on, was that the principle?"


28 might 32 confuse for sure!


I guess the principle would "If it is on the arc, remove (less) the error and if it is...
Forum: The Bridge 14th April 2014, 06:44
Replies: 27
Views: 1,070
Posted By Stephen J. Card
As 2/M always ruled a neat sight book.... day...

As 2/M always ruled a neat sight book.... day after day. Finally as Mate.. then the day came when for star sights. On my first leave I designed my own Star Sight Form... professionally printed on...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th April 2014, 06:19
Replies: 38
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Views: 1,611
Posted By Stephen J. Card
On one four month voyage I was trying to make bit...

On one four month voyage I was trying to make bit of effort. The rough log was 'rough', but the fair copy was a bit of art. Self, 3/O and C/O did the obs and I then wrote down the fair copy.

For ...
Forum: The Bridge 13th April 2014, 16:46
Replies: 65
Views: 2,826
Posted By Stephen J. Card
OOps! Did I say 150 papers... should have said...

OOps! Did I say 150 papers... should have said 15 papers! The 150 papers must have thought I was thinking about Extra Masters! ;-)

I guess if you had gone through the enough study for DOT then...
Forum: The Bridge 12th April 2014, 10:47
Replies: 65
Views: 2,826
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Just yesterday on SN re Noon Sights I noticed...

Just yesterday on SN re Noon Sights I noticed that one example was in logs using BAR method the other used the DECIMAL method.

I still have my old school using the BAR method... still in good...
Forum: The Bridge 11th April 2014, 16:43
Replies: 65
Views: 2,826
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Yes. I was used to 'long by chron'.... then to...

Yes. I was used to 'long by chron'.... then to 4-8 in Marc St Hilarious!


Re.... Captain Ogura's method is in the old editions from the 60s. I have a couple of spare from 1983 and Ogura's method...
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