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Search: Posts Made By: Binnacle
Forum: Tramp Steamers 10th February 2019, 17:16
Replies: 36
Views: 3,877
Posted By Binnacle
That ship looks like the Mill Hill.

That ship looks like the Mill Hill.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 13th November 2018, 11:16
Replies: 0
Views: 530
Posted By Binnacle
They Shall Not Grow Old

Transforming archive footage more than a century old, Peter Jackson brings to life the people who can best tell the story of World War I: the men who were there.
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th November 2018, 09:55
Replies: 20
Views: 3,614
Posted By Binnacle
Collision - Frigate Damaged

Norwegian frigate Helge Ingstad lists after collision
A frigate that collided with an oil tanker in a Norwegian fjord ran aground and started taking on water.

Norway's military tried to stop the...
Forum: Ship Research 26th October 2018, 11:14
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By Binnacle
If he died as a result of enemy action then his...

If he died as a result of enemy action then his name may be listed here.

https://www.cwgc.org/
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 18th September 2018, 11:04
Replies: 1
Views: 791
Posted By Binnacle
Michael Palin in N. Korea

Michael Palin in North Korea
Episode 1
Thursday 20th, September, 9:00pm - 10:00pm
[SUB]
image: https://www.freeview.co.uk/app/uploads/cdn/3/channel/bds-channel5.png

Channel 5
Michael Palin...
Forum: The Radio Room 16th June 2018, 11:35
Replies: 85
Views: 7,319
Posted By Binnacle
Question: Possible to tap or hack into wireless? ...

Question: Possible to tap or hack into wireless?

Not much much help with your book but it answers your question.
During WW2 thanks to the skills of British Post Office engineers and US built...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 15th June 2018, 22:29
Replies: 32
Views: 4,969
Posted By Binnacle
Yes, when Binnacle's IP address was suspect the...

Yes, when Binnacle's IP address was suspect the only way I could access SN was to rejoin as some other as all my attempts to log in were rejected and direct post to Administration brought no joy.. I...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 14th June 2018, 11:33
Replies: 32
Views: 4,969
Posted By Binnacle
Deo Gratias

Deo Gratias
Forum: Computers and The Internet 23rd February 2018, 22:48
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Binnacle
Nuisance Calls

This may be of interest to members who have Talktalk as their ISP.
I installed it a week ago and have been nuisance free, touch wood.
...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 22nd February 2018, 15:53
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By Binnacle
https://www.midlothianadvertiser.co.uk/lifestyle/f...

https://www.midlothianadvertiser.co.uk/lifestyle/friendly-fire-kept-secret-for-more-than-50-years-1-4500818
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th February 2018, 11:11
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By Binnacle
Infested Stink Bug ships refused entry NZ

Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH) and Federated Farmers have both expressed concerns over the recent discoveries of stink bugs.
KVH chief executive Barry O'Neil said the brown stink bug could destroy...
Forum: The Bridge 4th February 2018, 11:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By Binnacle
[QUOTE=Anab asis;2783249]Has anyone here ever had...

[QUOTE=Anab asis;2783249]Has anyone here ever had to adjust the compass underway without the aid of a professional compass adjuster?

Lying off the Bluff NZ awaiting a berth the OM decided that we...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th January 2018, 10:38
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By Binnacle
Thanks John, unfortunately no joy, rather...

Thanks John, unfortunately no joy, rather annoying when you know the username and password are correct.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th January 2018, 15:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By Binnacle
Problem logging in

A few days ago my iPad unexpectently requested my user name and password when attempting to enter SN, despite having been on "remember me" for a long time. Fortunately I can still access SN on this...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th January 2018, 10:35
Replies: 34
Views: 5,612
Posted By Binnacle
China Sea Collision - 32 missing

A tanker carrying Iranian oil and run by the country’s top oil shipping operator was ablaze and spewing its cargo into the East China Sea on Sunday after colliding with a Chinese bulk ship, the...
Forum: Other International Navies 28th November 2017, 15:30
Replies: 54
Views: 10,717
Posted By Binnacle
Argentina missing sub: Water entered snorkel...

Argentina missing sub: Water entered snorkel causing short circuit
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-42151569
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th November 2017, 15:44
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Binnacle
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42135559

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42135559
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th November 2017, 15:22
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Binnacle
Indian Court Decision

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5119941/British-soldiers-held-Indian-jail-free-TODAY.html

I wonder if their pay stopped when they were arrested ?
Forum: Other International Navies 24th November 2017, 04:12
Replies: 54
Views: 10,717
Posted By Binnacle
Explosion dashes survival hopes. ...

Explosion dashes survival hopes.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-42100620
Forum: Other International Navies 22nd November 2017, 20:49
Replies: 54
Views: 10,717
Posted By Binnacle
Submarine hunt: RAF plane back on Argentine soil...

Submarine hunt: RAF plane back on Argentine soil for first time since Falklands
http://news.sky.com/story/submarine-hunt-raf-plane-back-on-argentine-soil-for-first-time-since-falklands-11139053
Forum: The Radio Room 18th November 2017, 07:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,947
Posted By Binnacle
Worked UK, Faroe, Norway and Denmark on my time...

Worked UK, Faroe, Norway and Denmark on my time on Explorer all by radio telephone, we carried no WT or radio officer, I only had restricted radio ticket. However at after end of radio/chart room a...
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 11th November 2017, 16:07
Replies: 3
Views: 1,856
Posted By Binnacle
Fleet oiler Brambleleaf

On Armistice Day my father used to boast that while serving on the Brambleleaf in convoy from New York towards Scapa Flow and refuelling escort vessels as required they received a signal that an...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 25th September 2017, 21:36
Replies: 53
Views: 19,858
Posted By Binnacle
Poorest feeder I had the misfortune to sail on,...

Poorest feeder I had the misfortune to sail on, ss Pendeen, owner Chellew of Cardiff, 1949.
Forum: The Radio Room 21st September 2017, 12:29
Replies: 67
Views: 4,975
Posted By Binnacle
After sailing from Grangemouth one time the old...

After sailing from Grangemouth one time the old man (master) told me that the owner had visited the ship and on taking his departure had remarked "this isn't an officer's type ship, more for a man...
Forum: The Radio Room 19th September 2017, 11:42
Replies: 67
Views: 4,975
Posted By Binnacle
I knew two brothers, one was a radio officer MN,...

I knew two brothers, one was a radio officer MN, the other a telegraphist RN. The brothers used to communicate with each other by WT.
The one whilst serving on a hospital ship, the other whilst...
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