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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: Ship Research 25th January 2015, 12:01
Replies: 12
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Posted By Stephen J. Card
You are welcome and good luck with your...

You are welcome and good luck with your project.

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 23rd January 2015, 21:19
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Stratowarrior.. If you cannot get what you...

Stratowarrior..

If you cannot get what you need.... let me know when I get back home after 10th February, I can scan the plans from the book for you. Easy. No problem.

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 23rd January 2015, 17:35
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Stephen J. Card
More: www.abe.books.co.uk GBP ...

More:

www.abe.books.co.uk GBP 27.00

also:

www.libramar.net/queen_mary/2012-05

Can DOWNLOAD!!!! Have not a clue to manage that event... not idea how that charge.
Forum: Ship Research 23rd January 2015, 17:27
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Ah... just checked through Amazon.co.uk Cunard...

Ah... just checked through Amazon.co.uk

Cunard Line QUEEN MARY - Anatomy of the Ship
Pub 1989.

Available for GBP 49.00

You might be find elsewhere... try second hand shops.

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 23rd January 2015, 17:21
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Stephen J. Card
There was a book by a Conway Maritime series...

There was a book by a Conway Maritime series ..... all info of isometric views, details, plans, body plans, photo... excellent.... several books... RMS QUEEN MARY. Had this about... 25 years ago. ...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th January 2015, 16:05
Replies: 245
Views: 20,457
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Well, I'll add to your list of people who would...

Well, I'll add to your list of people who would sail with Capt. MacKenzie!

Stephen
Forum: Say Hello 7th January 2015, 20:39
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hey Gordon, Best e-mail.... prinsendam@hotmail...

Hey Gordon,

Best e-mail.... prinsendam@hotmail dot com

You know how it goes.


So... Frickers, Artist, painter.

Just yesterday said to me as.... Card, painter, pi*s artist! ;-)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th January 2015, 13:42
Replies: 245
Views: 20,457
Posted By Stephen J. Card
That is a low blow!!!!!!!! Just for saying...

That is a low blow!!!!!!!! Just for saying that name you will get lashed to the gratings and get six of the best!
Forum: Say Hello 7th January 2015, 05:47
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Must tell you a story about Gordon. This was...

Must tell you a story about Gordon. This was 1987 to 1990 I lived in Plympton, Gordon over at Plymstock. Anyhow Gordon was over for coffee and his young daughter Hannah ... probably about 4 our...
Forum: Say Hello 7th January 2015, 03:12
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By Stephen J. Card
GREETINGS FROM PLYMPTON TO...

GREETINGS FROM PLYMPTON TO PLYMSTOCK!!!!!!!

Well, ex Plympton. ;-)

Hope you are painting and enjoying life!

Good to see you here in on Ships Nostalgia.

Best, Stephen
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th January 2015, 14:18
Replies: 245
Views: 20,457
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Yes, once in a while we ran Long Beach (best...

Yes, once in a while we ran Long Beach (best port!!!! ;-) off topic!) citrus Sunkist to Japan, cars from Hong Kong to Central America then Golfito with bananas then up to Wilmington (Long...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th January 2015, 12:23
Replies: 245
Views: 20,457
Posted By Stephen J. Card
No matter the car... still not a 'real' cargo for...

No matter the car... still not a 'real' cargo for a reefer!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th January 2015, 12:14
Replies: 245
Views: 20,457
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks. Go back to that photo.... the cars to...

Thanks.

Go back to that photo.... the cars to the right of centre.... the lashing had no 'spread' of the lashings. Even seem to be pulling over to the same side.

Stephen
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th January 2015, 11:33
Replies: 245
Views: 20,457
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Jim, In the photo which is right and which wrong...

Jim,
In the photo which is right and which wrong way for that ship? Seem to have used BOTH methods used. Must be in the manual!

Went through a YouTube video showing a large car carrier type...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 6th January 2015, 03:36
Replies: 245
Views: 20,457
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The first photo of the cars... that lashings on...

The first photo of the cars... that lashings on the car right of centre is a waste of time. Must be 'crossed'.... otherwise.... roll and smack the next one.

On one reefer the mate sent to the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th January 2015, 13:03
Replies: 245
Views: 20,457
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The voyage tracker seems she DID around W...

The voyage tracker seems she DID around W Bramble... into the position on the chart... about 2 cables east of the buoy.... and heading SE'y... with rudder hard over to starboard....


Ah.. best...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th January 2015, 12:45
Replies: 245
Views: 20,457
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Trying to see the position on a chart and with...

Trying to see the position on a chart and with AIS.... looks she is lying 2 cables east of West Bramble.

Looks like she was needed to ground and turned after Thorn Knoll Buoy and does not...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th January 2015, 22:54
Replies: 245
Views: 20,457
Posted By Stephen J. Card
So who is responsible of forcing the master to...

So who is responsible of forcing the master to take his ship to sea in an unseaworthy condition of ballast/bunkers/lashed cargo because of next port of call? This is the same situation of SEWOL. ...
Forum: Ship Research 29th December 2014, 11:36
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Yes, and a good chance that the similarities...

Yes, and a good chance that the similarities might be found on Belgian, German... and any other vessel! The possibility that you will find the identical photo to match.... zero!

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 27th December 2014, 20:38
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Here is one UK built sample... OCEANA c....

Here is one UK built sample... OCEANA c. 1890

Note:
The Oceana had a small forecastle for stowing her anchors and to protect the anchor windlass. The deck in the way of the boiler and the engine...
Forum: Ship Research 27th December 2014, 14:17
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By Stephen J. Card
A couple of photos showing tugs of the 1900 era....

A couple of photos showing tugs of the 1900 era. Not identical... just to show similarities.
Forum: Ship Research 27th December 2014, 13:58
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By Stephen J. Card
OK...here is a good book or you .... Dutch...

OK...here is a good book or you .... Dutch tugs.... "SMIT 150" 1842 - 1992 by de Boer.

I can see in one book, all of the features in your small painting... with more than a dozen of tugs with...
Forum: Ship Research 26th December 2014, 21:06
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Was there in GLENPARK for 3 months d-dock......

Was there in GLENPARK for 3 months d-dock... 1976. Yes, great time.

Have been several visits in more recently and very great call as a passenger... hence meeting Marcia Borg.

Good luck with...
Forum: Ship Research 26th December 2014, 19:46
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Fairly certain the little ship is of some...

Fairly certain the little ship is of some importance to you grandfather.. or he would have not want this particular ship. The little piece of 'painting' is not a rough piece of art... it is rather...
Forum: Ship Research 26th December 2014, 18:12
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Tug possibly... or even small icebreaker? ...

Tug possibly... or even small icebreaker? Baltic?

Stephen
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