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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: Ship Research 22nd November 2015, 04:51
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hello Margaret, The ship you want... and watch...

Hello Margaret,

The ship you want... and watch the spelling is s.s. Christopher Colombo.

They try Google images and you will find a ton of photos. The ship was operated by Italian Line. Sister...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th November 2015, 08:59
Replies: 45
Views: 2,789
Posted By Stephen J. Card
A good test of 'steering' is ability to steer a...

A good test of 'steering' is ability to steer a small vessel in a big sea.... and keep a good course and keep her head without heading all over the ocean. Not that gyro thing.... a real magnetic...
Forum: The Radio Room 17th November 2015, 11:59
Replies: 45
Views: 2,789
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Years ago I met a fellow who was Chief Officer in...

Years ago I met a fellow who was Chief Officer in Holland America Line.... in the early 1970s. Passenger ships dwindling and the cargo fleet was almost finished. So... he went to Hotel College......
Forum: The Radio Room 16th November 2015, 22:36
Replies: 45
Views: 2,789
Posted By Stephen J. Card
You might get a free pass for Signals exam when...

You might get a free pass for Signals exam when going up for Second Mate.

Worst situation.... it would be easy for sure!
Forum: The Radio Room 16th November 2015, 03:57
Replies: 45
Views: 2,789
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Went up to see the eye test at Glasgow. Another...

Went up to see the eye test at Glasgow. Another lad went in with the examiner at the same time. After I was told everything OK.... he told the other lad was borderline and to come and have another...
Forum: The Radio Room 15th November 2015, 00:05
Replies: 45
Views: 2,789
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Captain Olaf Paulson Denholm Line Steamers 1910...

Captain Olaf Paulson Denholm Line Steamers 1910 to 1940


Part of the story... from Denholm News Xmas 1976


Whilst serving as an Assistant Steward he had, one afternoon taken to the Second...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th November 2015, 16:02
Replies: 45
Views: 2,789
Posted By Stephen J. Card
At anchorage Eleusis Bay.... 3 months! 1975....

At anchorage Eleusis Bay.... 3 months! 1975. Another tanker was there also the Salen vessel SEVEN STARS. Went over to exchange Walport films... and have a beer or several.

The Swedish Master and...
Forum: Royal Navy 10th November 2015, 23:20
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Great footage. Great sail past! Must have been...

Great footage. Great sail past! Must have been a great job..those ships to play with. Wish I had that job!
Forum: Ship Research 6th November 2015, 03:08
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Stephen J. Card
An easy one... MALCOLM MILLER Sail Training...

An easy one...

MALCOLM MILLER Sail Training Ship b. 1967
Forum: Ship Research 4th November 2015, 17:58
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I hate to give you some more bad news... You...

I hate to give you some more bad news...

You could always make your own body plan using the elevation and the lines plan. Would take a while but should be possible. How is your drawing...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd November 2015, 23:14
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The lines plan.... with body plan and half...

The lines plan.... with body plan and half breadth should be on the full lines plan. I've never seen a plan of just ribs.... too many to count on one plan unless you want to have every frame (rib)...
Forum: Passenger Liners 3rd November 2015, 15:16
Replies: 11
Views: 2,552
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Great idea. Eastern cruises. One way tickets. ...

Great idea. Eastern cruises. One way tickets. Even better... FREE tickets!

All ports in the Adriatic including Greece and Turkey. One way. Free meals... all the rice and goat meat you can eat. ...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd November 2015, 01:22
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Duncan, Thanks for that. I thought I had the...

Duncan,

Thanks for that. I thought I had the Ulster Folk but was not sure if they were keeping the Harland collection for all ships... or just the Titanic stuff. If it is there it will be and not...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd November 2015, 19:53
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Arie, Yes, try Harlands. If not, best try, ...

Arie,

Yes, try Harlands.

If not, best try, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

E-mail them at: plansandphotos@rmg.co.uk

for the museum section at : History Photograph & ship Plans.
Forum: Say Hello 31st October 2015, 22:59
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Mate in Wellpark from 6 Oct 1979 to 1 Feb 1980....

Mate in Wellpark from 6 Oct 1979 to 1 Feb 1980.
George Anderson was Master. Andy McCrindle was Training Mate.
Newcastle to Kuwait with grain.
Down to Fremantle to load pig iron and up to...
Forum: Tugs 28th October 2015, 16:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Never heard 'in attendance'. Have always heard...

Never heard 'in attendance'. Have always heard the term "standing by'. Even tugs waiting at their berth and and waiting for an arrival... the tugs are 'standing by'.... almost as 'under...
Forum: J & J Denholm 24th October 2015, 21:34
Replies: 175
Views: 27,110
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I always enjoyed watchkeeping in the Loch boats. ...

I always enjoyed watchkeeping in the Loch boats. One of the 'perks' is having a look at what was going on down in pit. A quick walk around the bridge deck... step into the funnel and have a look...
Forum: Model Ships 24th October 2015, 15:59
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By Stephen J. Card
How about making a small die? Or make a mold ...

How about making a small die? Or make a mold and pour some lead? Might be easier... especially so may davits to do!
Forum: Model Ships 24th October 2015, 13:44
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hello Pete, How about post a few photos in Model...

Hello Pete,

How about post a few photos in Model Gallery?

I think you might to make davits in very thin, but strong.... plastic?

Stephen
Forum: J & J Denholm 23rd October 2015, 14:11
Replies: 175
Views: 27,110
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The Basta*d! (Ouch)

The Basta*d! (Ouch)
Forum: Brocklebank Line 22nd October 2015, 20:02
Replies: 26
Views: 2,047
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Live lobsters in boil water is best way to ruin a...

Live lobsters in boil water is best way to ruin a lobster. The shock of the heat makes the meat tough. Out them in into cold water and then put the fire under. As it gets hotter they go to sleep...
Forum: Ship Research 21st October 2015, 23:19
Replies: 101
Views: 28,031
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Two little vessels still in 'steam'.... at...

Two little vessels still in 'steam'.... at Rotterdam... DOCKYARD V and DOCKYARD IX. Good footage on Your Tube. Makes you wish you were a Chief Engineer... even just a Donkeyman!
Forum: J & J Denholm 21st October 2015, 21:26
Replies: 175
Views: 27,110
Posted By Stephen J. Card
What was he actually trying to say? Business...

What was he actually trying to say?

Business is business. Perhaps they did not earn as much as they had wanted. Bill Harvey would know about the finances on the two reefers. To my knowledge ...
Forum: J & J Denholm 21st October 2015, 13:39
Replies: 175
Views: 27,110
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Oops.... January 2015. Two stints in Robert...

Oops.... January 2015.

Two stints in Robert Gordon enough to put me off!

Stephen
Forum: J & J Denholm 21st October 2015, 12:44
Replies: 175
Views: 27,110
Posted By Stephen J. Card
JC... Not quite correct. Those two reefer ships...

JC...

Not quite correct. Those two reefer ships were very much 'Denholm' ships. Clyde built and Denholm crews too!
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