19th June 2005, 19:50
Hello to all am retired mariner who like ships to look like ships,but alas that is progress

19th June 2005, 20:25
Hi Janbondi,

Likewise, I am afraid that I have no time for these block of flats lookalikes with bows ( must present some windage ) would hate to be in bad weather like a good North Atlantic winter storm in one. Traditional lines like the QE2 and nice to see, the QM2, are more to my liking.

Build them big and build them square seems to be the way these days. UGLY.

Welcome aboard, you have joined a great site, the BEST Nautical Forum on the web. Plenty of humour, plenty of fun and loads and loads of very interesting nautical knowledge.



20th June 2005, 07:20
Welcome aboard, Jan. You'll find lots of proper looking ships here. Enjoy the site, we look forward to your contribution.

Doug Rogers
20th June 2005, 08:53
Welcome aboard, enjoy the site..any questions just ask.

julian anstis
22nd June 2005, 12:41
Welcome Jan,

Should be plenty of photos in the gallery of when ships looked like ships...........enjoy your visit.


22nd June 2005, 13:14
Indeed.A lot of REAL ships out there! Welcome from me too to SN.