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Search: Posts Made By: Barrie Youde
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World Today, 00:45
Replies: 241
Views: 19,682
Posted By Barrie Youde
#240 Curate's egg?

#240

Curate's egg?
Forum: Say Hello 22nd January 2015, 14:01
Replies: 16
Views: 819
Posted By Barrie Youde
I am quite certain that it was in the 1970s. I...

I am quite certain that it was in the 1970s. I remember where I was when I heard the news. I had been sailing (racing) at West Kirby on that self-same very big tide. I rather think that it was the...
Forum: The Bridge 22nd January 2015, 09:11
Replies: 181
Views: 15,224
Posted By Barrie Youde
The reasons why so much has deteriorated in...

The reasons why so much has deteriorated in pilotage administration at national level are largely set out in a Report published by the House of Commons Select Committee on Transport, published on 7th...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st January 2015, 20:20
Replies: 241
Views: 19,682
Posted By Barrie Youde
#224 That makes it sound as though it was more...

#224

That makes it sound as though it was more by good luck than by good management that, when afloat, she did not list more than 50-odd degrees.
Forum: Say Hello 19th January 2015, 18:56
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By Barrie Youde
Hi, James, Welcome aboard. Have sent you a...

Hi, James,

Welcome aboard.

Have sent you a PM.

Best wishes,

BY
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th January 2015, 10:59
Replies: 241
Views: 19,682
Posted By Barrie Youde
#193 Hindsight is a wonderful thing. In light...

#193

Hindsight is a wonderful thing.

In light of her precarious condition immediately prior to beaching - and the real risks of loss of life and closure of the port for a long time which were in...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th January 2015, 21:36
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Barrie Youde
Eff Dougie wass here he wud tell you!

Eff Dougie wass here he wud tell you!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 16th January 2015, 19:10
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Barrie Youde
Forbye! The smertest boat in the trade! Chust...

Forbye!

The smertest boat in the trade!

Chust sublime!
Forum: Say Hello 16th January 2015, 15:57
Replies: 16
Views: 819
Posted By Barrie Youde
I can confirm that an incident occurred, broadly...

I can confirm that an incident occurred, broadly as you describe it; but cannot vouch for the accuracy of your detail.

I do recall that it was a summer week-end, strong ebb-tide, tragic accident at...
Forum: Ship Research 15th January 2015, 19:00
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Barrie Youde
I cannot give you an exact date when she was...

I cannot give you an exact date when she was withdrawn but am fairly sure that she was still in service in the early 1960s.

Hope this helps.
Forum: Ship Research 15th January 2015, 16:13
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Barrie Youde
#4 correct!

#4

correct!
Forum: Ship Research 15th January 2015, 15:02
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Barrie Youde
Very many thanks, Tony. That was quick - and...

Very many thanks, Tony.

That was quick - and most helpful!

Repeated thanks,

BY
Forum: Ship Research 15th January 2015, 13:45
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Barrie Youde
Sleuth required - Sir Thomas Brocklebank

Please could any super-sleuth in SN advise me of the career of the Liverpool Pilot Cutter Sir Thomas Brocklebank after 1974?

She was built by Phillip & Sons at Dartmouth in 1950.

I served four...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 10th January 2015, 22:37
Replies: 39
Views: 2,182
Posted By Barrie Youde
#32 Quite so!

#32

Quite so!
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 10th January 2015, 21:13
Replies: 39
Views: 2,182
Posted By Barrie Youde
#13 The mirrored image theory. Isn't it usually...

#13

The mirrored image theory.

Isn't it usually the case with a mirrored image that men's jackets etc appear to be the wrong way round? (i.e. pocket handkerchief on the right, which doesn't happen...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th January 2015, 23:40
Replies: 241
Views: 19,682
Posted By Barrie Youde
I echo Wallace's view. The principle involved in...

I echo Wallace's view.

The principle involved in letting go at least one anchor before grounding originates, surely, in the intention to avoid grounding if at all possible.

Where on the other hand...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th January 2015, 21:29
Replies: 241
Views: 19,682
Posted By Barrie Youde
#42 "Aviate, navigate, communicate" sounds...

#42

"Aviate, navigate, communicate" sounds absolutely right.

Having no knowledge of aviation, my own tutors taught the more simple version which was "Look after your own ship first."

Pre VHF...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th January 2015, 20:45
Replies: 241
Views: 19,682
Posted By Barrie Youde
Nobody needs to ask permission to do anything...

Nobody needs to ask permission to do anything which is right and necessary.

He has it already.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 3rd January 2015, 08:52
Replies: 87
Views: 14,688
Posted By Barrie Youde
Well remembered is Captain MacKenzie, marine...

Well remembered is Captain MacKenzie, marine superintendent of Anchor Line at Liverpool in the 1950s and later at Glasgow. I am in contact with his son, Rev. Murdoch Mackenzie.

Should anybody wish...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 2nd January 2015, 23:42
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Barrie Youde
#7 Hi, Art, I agree that free will is subject...

#7

Hi, Art,

I agree that free will is subject to many obligations; but may God forbid that it should ever be subject to the psychology of the pack animal. Nobody is obliged to suffer that...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 2nd January 2015, 20:28
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Barrie Youde
# 5 I would take that view a step further and...

# 5

I would take that view a step further and suggest that, without exception, we all have absolute free will. Likewise we all have obligations and we all have powers (to a greater or lesser...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 1st January 2015, 19:33
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Barrie Youde
#4 Hi, Art, Happy New Year! I wonder what you...

#4
Hi, Art,

Happy New Year!

I wonder what you might make of WB Yeats and "An Irish Airman foresees his death"?

Those that I fight I do not hate.
Those that I guard I do not love.
Forum: Coasters 1st January 2015, 10:12
Replies: 190
Views: 18,704
Posted By Barrie Youde
#190 I'm with Tony at #189 The Yellow Perils as...

#190

I'm with Tony at #189

The Yellow Perils as I remember them were both yellow-hulled and significantly under-powered (hence perilous) dry cargo carriers. When manoeuvring there were,...
Forum: The Bridge 1st January 2015, 09:56
Replies: 81
Views: 7,112
Posted By Barrie Youde
#55 Credit must be given to Mr Redford for...

#55

Credit must be given to Mr Redford for remaining remarkably clean-shaven throughout!
Forum: Ship Research 30th December 2014, 10:18
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Barrie Youde
I remember a Dutch coaster Volharding in the...

I remember a Dutch coaster Volharding in the 1960s, but am sorry that I have no knowledge of anything older.
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