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Search: Posts Made By: Barrie Youde
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 21:08
Replies: 59
Views: 1,613
Posted By Barrie Youde
#55 Many thanks, Chad! The mind boggles!

#55

Many thanks, Chad!

The mind boggles!
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 20:58
Replies: 59
Views: 1,613
Posted By Barrie Youde
#54 Gold stars, Pat! It's simply a matter of...

#54

Gold stars, Pat!

It's simply a matter of getting it right. My Granny was a Cheshire farmer's daughter who knew not port from starboard. She was, however, extremely proper, was President of...
Forum: Ship Research 31st July 2014, 19:19
Replies: 59
Views: 1,613
Posted By Barrie Youde
#40 Many thanks, Jim! We live and learn! B

#40

Many thanks, Jim!

We live and learn!

B
Forum: Ship Research 31st July 2014, 06:23
Replies: 59
Views: 1,613
Posted By Barrie Youde
#37 & #38 Many thanks, Chaps. Cling-film I do...

#37 & #38

Many thanks, Chaps.

Cling-film I do understand.

But how is it applied smoothly and neatly to conform with the shape of a ship's hull?
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2014, 19:54
Replies: 59
Views: 1,613
Posted By Barrie Youde
Quite so! I'd be very interested to learn how it...

Quite so!

I'd be very interested to learn how it is actually done.

I remember seeing an early daub (late 1960s) on the side of a CPR Empress, at the time when the funnel colours were changed from...
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2014, 17:08
Replies: 59
Views: 1,613
Posted By Barrie Youde
How is the heavy duty vinyl applied to the ship's...

How is the heavy duty vinyl applied to the ship's side?

Is it by spray gun? By some computerised marvel of a spray gun?
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2014, 14:01
Replies: 59
Views: 1,613
Posted By Barrie Youde
Heavy duty vinyls ? (#29) Do you mean stick-ons?...

Heavy duty vinyls ? (#29)

Do you mean stick-ons? Surely not?

Sorry, I'm out of my depth completely, here!
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2014, 12:13
Replies: 59
Views: 1,613
Posted By Barrie Youde
I wonder how the is painting done (hideous though...

I wonder how the is painting done (hideous though it is)?

It is one thing thing to draw/paint design something on paper, but infinitely more difficult to project any complex artistry on to the hull...
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2014, 07:24
Replies: 59
Views: 1,613
Posted By Barrie Youde
#17 The fore-part of the after mid-ships...

#17

The fore-part of the after mid-ships accommodation.
Forum: Ship Research 29th July 2014, 18:12
Replies: 59
Views: 1,613
Posted By Barrie Youde
"Fore-Part" would have my vote. But how could...

"Fore-Part" would have my vote.

But how could anybody paint a ship so frivolously?
Forum: The Bridge 28th July 2014, 22:37
Replies: 253
Views: 23,365
Posted By Barrie Youde
Hi, Hugh, At fifteen years your junior and 250...

Hi, Hugh,

At fifteen years your junior and 250 miles to the north-west of your patch (as the crow flies), I share very similar memories.

Self-employment as a pilot? A few dock-strikes taught me...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 28th July 2014, 19:23
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By Barrie Youde
A ship with a docking telegraph on either wing of...

A ship with a docking telegraph on either wing of the flying bridge is unlikely, surely, to be without an engine-room telegraph at all?

A closer look, perhaps, might show more?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th July 2014, 20:31
Replies: 39
Views: 5,686
Posted By Barrie Youde
Dear Bob, It all fits! There is a story behind...

Dear Bob,

It all fits!

There is a story behind MacKenzie and the bowler hat, told to me by my Pa. He was docking at Birkenhead one day with Circassia (Captain James McGill Brown). Mackenzie was on...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th July 2014, 09:12
Replies: 39
Views: 5,686
Posted By Barrie Youde
Bob, Am pleased to let you know that I'm still...

Bob,

Am pleased to let you know that I'm still in contact with Rev Murdoch Mackenzie, son of Captain John (?) Mackenzie who was Marine Superintendent of Anchor Line at Liverpool in the 1950s and...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th July 2014, 22:28
Replies: 39
Views: 5,686
Posted By Barrie Youde
Dear Bob, Thank you! That is most greatly...

Dear Bob,

Thank you!

That is most greatly appreciated.

Happy days indeed!

Best wishes,
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th July 2014, 21:00
Replies: 4,004
Views: 419,664
Posted By Barrie Youde
Gobsmacked by the entire salvage operation. I...

Gobsmacked by the entire salvage operation.

I have a vivid recollection of coming in from sea one morning (as an apprentice aboard a pilot-cutter); and passing close alongside the Mersey Docks &...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 9th July 2014, 22:52
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Barrie Youde
Pat is certainly right that Vittoria Dock was in...

Pat is certainly right that Vittoria Dock was in Birkenhead and not Liverpool - and not to be confused with Victoria Dock, which was in Liverpool, but near to the Pier Head and at some distance from...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 9th July 2014, 22:16
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Barrie Youde
The Caradoc? The Langton Castle? There was at...

The Caradoc?

The Langton Castle?

There was at least one other in Strand Road, the name of which I can't remember.
Forum: Royal Navy 25th June 2014, 07:36
Replies: 50
Views: 9,594
Posted By Barrie Youde
#48 Thank you, Yeldarb. I've no experience of...

#48

Thank you, Yeldarb.

I've no experience of RAS or of steaming very close alongside anything at ten or twelve knots and your post is most enlightening.

I'd certainly agree that any placing of...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th June 2014, 22:09
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By Barrie Youde
#5 Well done, Makko - and your Dad!

#5

Well done, Makko - and your Dad!
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 10th June 2014, 14:55
Replies: 114
Views: 8,283
Posted By Barrie Youde
#107 Corruption on a particularly vast scale, I...

#107

Corruption on a particularly vast scale, I would have thought; which mere propriety, rather than any zeal, should have corrected.

Zeal = extremism, which is a terrifying thing in any public...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 4th June 2014, 18:27
Replies: 114
Views: 8,283
Posted By Barrie Youde
#103 Please forgive me for pointing out the...

#103

Please forgive me for pointing out the obvious, Sparkie, but the absurd J. Saville was never found guilty of anything. The great public fury is that he got away with it. The fact that so many...
Forum: Say Hello 30th May 2014, 09:40
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Barrie Youde
Hi, Dotty, I remember your Father very well from...

Hi, Dotty,

I remember your Father very well from the early 1960s when the Anonity was a regular visitor to the Mersey. He was a most colourful and likeable character - whose curses directed towards...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th May 2014, 12:24
Replies: 604
Views: 36,675
Posted By Barrie Youde
#545 Thank you, Mike. Amen to all that. The...

#545
Thank you, Mike.

Amen to all that.

The similarities between this case and Zeebrugge '87 are that each was a roro ferry and in each case the vessel left the berth in an unseaworthy condition....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd May 2014, 20:17
Replies: 604
Views: 36,675
Posted By Barrie Youde
In the absence of any other explanation, it...

In the absence of any other explanation, it sounds like a steering-gear problem.

Many thanks.
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