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Search: Posts Made By: Mjroots
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th April 2015, 07:54
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Mjroots
Sister ship to Norman Atlantic which caught fire...

Sister ship to Norman Atlantic which caught fire in December 2014.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th January 2015, 13:18
Replies: 257
Views: 27,686
Posted By Mjroots
158,000 tonnes indeed. Höegh Osaka is 51,770 GT;...

158,000 tonnes indeed.

Höegh Osaka is 51,770 GT; 16,886 DWT; 15,532 NT.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th January 2015, 19:33
Replies: 51
Views: 3,445
Posted By Mjroots
Continuing the fun with the Lesbians - Over at...

Continuing the fun with the Lesbians -

Over at Wikipedia we had great fun on 1 April 2009 with a hook referring to the 1915 and 1923 ships.

Did you know... that German seamen forced a lesbian to go...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd January 2015, 17:37
Replies: 51
Views: 3,445
Posted By Mjroots
There's the three...

There's the three Lesbians.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Lesbian
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd January 2015, 17:29
Replies: 26
Views: 2,568
Posted By Mjroots
Ship Founders East of Pentland Skerries - merged threads

Sky News reporting that a cargo ship with eight people on board has capsized in the North Sea off the Shetland Islands. Ferry Hrossey was involved in search but now resumed her voyage. Said to be a...
Forum: Blue Star Line 18th August 2014, 22:30
Replies: 8
Views: 1,560
Posted By Mjroots
Identification required.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:StateLibQld_1_169583_Australia_Star_%28ship%29.jpg

The photo linked above is identified as Australia Star, but one of my colleagues on Wikipedia thinks it is...
Forum: Shaw Savill 6th August 2014, 09:50
Replies: 98
Views: 19,573
Posted By Mjroots
An article has been written about the ship on...

An article has been written about the ship on Wikipedia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QSMV_Dominion_Monarch

Is there anyone willing to licence a photo of the ship for use in the article? BTW, the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th June 2013, 21:41
Replies: 82
Views: 13,939
Posted By Mjroots
MAIB final report is...

MAIB final report is published.

http://www.maib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Swanlandreport.pdf
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th April 2013, 21:19
Replies: 94
Views: 9,150
Posted By Mjroots
French Wikipedia seems to cover the Battle of...

French Wikipedia seems to cover the Battle of Trafalgar comprehensively.

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bataille_de_Trafalgar
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th April 2013, 22:21
Replies: 2
Views: 937
Posted By Mjroots
Atlantic Confidence in trouble off Oman

Atlantic Confidence suffered an engine room fire off Oman on 30 March and was abandoned in a partially sunken...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th March 2013, 19:29
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By Mjroots
South China Sea collision, 18 March

http://www.maib.gov.uk/latest_news/cma_cgm_florida___chou_shan.cfm

CGA CGM Florida and Chou San reported to have collided in the South China Sea. Both vessels damaged.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th March 2013, 00:00
Replies: 24
Views: 1,802
Posted By Mjroots
Of course, under the Kingdom of France, the...

Of course, under the Kingdom of France, the French Navy's flag was pure white.

*what was that about cheese-eating surrender monkeys?* :p
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th February 2013, 22:26
Replies: 33
Views: 2,956
Posted By Mjroots
nav - genuine Chinese rivets or fake Chinese...

nav - genuine Chinese rivets or fake Chinese rivets?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th February 2013, 20:53
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By Mjroots
Quite a few of them were sunk in WWII by the...

Quite a few of them were sunk in WWII by the Royal Navy and US Navy. (Thumb)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th January 2013, 15:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,612
Posted By Mjroots
The other vessel is the Emsstrom, (IMO 6922705),...

The other vessel is the Emsstrom, (IMO 6922705), a former fisheries protection vessel lately in use as a training ship.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st July 2012, 23:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By Mjroots
Why on earth don't they revert to the convoy...

Why on earth don't they revert to the convoy system? Any vessel attacking a ship in the convoy to be treated as hostile and dealt with accordingly. S*d their so-called "human rights".
Forum: Ship Research 23rd June 2012, 16:03
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By Mjroots
It's not HMSLion...

...but which ship is shown at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:HMS_Lion.jpg ?

If you can identify her, please post the answer at...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd January 2012, 14:26
Replies: 4,151
Views: 530,039
Posted By Mjroots
OK, going back to the two close passes of Giglio,...

OK, going back to the two close passes of Giglio, the earlier, authorised pass apparently took Costa Concordia a bit closer to the shore than the unauthorised pass which led to the accident.

What...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st January 2012, 16:39
Replies: 4,151
Views: 530,039
Posted By Mjroots
Plenty of photos of the wreck on Wikimedia...

Plenty of photos of the wreck on Wikimedia Commons

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:January_2012_grounding_of_the_Costa_Concordia_%28ship,_2006%29
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th January 2012, 10:08
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By Mjroots
BBC now have the story up....

BBC now have the story up. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16646484
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th January 2012, 09:28
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By Mjroots
Aztec Maiden aground in the Netherlands

Phillipines-registered cargo ship Aztec Maiden is ashore at Wijk aan Zee, Noord Holland, Netherlands.

Report in De Telegraaf (Dutch) -...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th January 2012, 16:40
Replies: 4,151
Views: 530,039
Posted By Mjroots
Costa Concordia was the lead ship of her...

Costa Concordia was the lead ship of her class.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concordia_class_cruise_ship
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th January 2012, 16:36
Replies: 4,151
Views: 530,039
Posted By Mjroots
Wiki does say (I know, because I put it there...

Wiki does say (I know, because I put it there (Gleam) ). The third one was RFA Dinsdale, but Mr Hitler had a hand in that one!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th January 2012, 17:23
Replies: 4,151
Views: 530,039
Posted By Mjroots
In reply to Alfred Ford (post #200) RMS...

In reply to Alfred Ford (post #200)

RMS Magdalena would not have been written off had they not tried to bring her into port.

http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Magdalena_(1948)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th January 2012, 17:53
Replies: 14
Views: 2,048
Posted By Mjroots
Link working fine for me using Firefox.

Link working fine for me using Firefox.
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