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Search: Posts Made By: bri445
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd June 2014, 22:27
Replies: 179
Views: 45,268
Posted By bri445
Last two here.

Last two here.
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd June 2014, 22:24
Replies: 179
Views: 45,268
Posted By bri445
Thanks cdsc123. (Your photos 'processed' here....

Thanks cdsc123. (Your photos 'processed' here. Hope you don't mind.)
Much corrosion showing, except for the 'oily' bits!
Forum: The Engine Room 10th February 2014, 20:26
Replies: 179
Views: 45,268
Posted By bri445
Two compilations from books, on the ship's...

Two compilations from books, on the ship's history:
Forum: The Engine Room 9th February 2014, 17:50
Replies: 179
Views: 45,268
Posted By bri445
A mind-boggling installation! 'Processing' is...

A mind-boggling installation!
'Processing' is done in ACDsee (no electrical connection!) using its easy manipulation and storage features, thus:
Forum: The Engine Room 8th February 2014, 23:13
Replies: 179
Views: 45,268
Posted By bri445
Stills from that Gibraltar tv programme:

Stills from that Gibraltar tv programme:
Forum: The Engine Room 8th February 2014, 23:08
Replies: 179
Views: 45,268
Posted By bri445
Here are the EECo land-based list and the marine...

Here are the EECo land-based list and the marine list of installations. It's obvious they developed in two entirely different directions but why were the marine versions so unsuccessful?
They appear...
Forum: The Engine Room 8th February 2014, 22:12
Replies: 179
Views: 45,268
Posted By bri445
Ref. berbex's 106 and 108, that was SOME CAVE...

Ref. berbex's 106 and 108, that was SOME CAVE with 6 Fullagars installed!
I've 'processed' the photos for a better view.
Forum: The Engine Room 30th January 2014, 12:35
Replies: 179
Views: 45,268
Posted By bri445
I somehow assumed you had the brochure. I'll have...

I somehow assumed you had the brochure. I'll have a search, too.

Correction: The Japanese reference is in Pg.28, Fig.30, not Pg.10.

Thanks again, all, for renewing my interest in the...
Forum: The Engine Room 29th January 2014, 22:51
Replies: 179
Views: 45,268
Posted By bri445
Many thanks, Duncan, for the brochure. Now we...

Many thanks, Duncan, for the brochure. Now we know exactly how the engine works, thanks to the detailed description. There were some interesting installations there, including UK towns wanting dc...
Forum: Bank Line 25th September 2012, 22:49
Replies: 8
Views: 4,036
Posted By bri445
A very interesting diary and a nice piece of...

A very interesting diary and a nice piece of freighter history. (Photos wouldn't open on my computer).
Forum: Bank Line 30th July 2012, 10:00
Replies: 98
Views: 29,870
Posted By bri445
[QUOTE=Aberdonian;610760] I lived close to...

[QUOTE=Aberdonian;610760]

I lived close to Port Sunlight Station then and I wonder if the all-pervading smell over the district was the copra and palm oil. It was unpleasant, not toxic, but bore...
Forum: Bank Line 18th March 2012, 16:16
Replies: 757
Views: 127,931
Posted By bri445
Enlarging the photo, you can see the S and the T...

Enlarging the photo, you can see the S and the T and it's the right number of letters. I'm convinced, anyway!
Forum: The Engine Room 21st February 2012, 19:41
Replies: 135
Views: 50,623
Posted By bri445
Now you mention it, I agree with the 'talking...

Now you mention it, I agree with the 'talking over us' technique, but being an electrically-minded whelp, straight out of school, I was easily impressed!
Bri
Forum: The Engine Room 20th February 2012, 19:59
Replies: 135
Views: 50,623
Posted By bri445
That must be the same George Roberts who got me...

That must be the same George Roberts who got me through O.N.C. Electrical at the OLD Tech College/Institute in Leighton Road, Tranmere in the early '50s. Best lecturer ever, kept it simple but worked...
Forum: Bank Line 3rd October 2011, 10:21
Replies: 19
Views: 8,416
Posted By bri445
There used to be a very nice model of one of the...

There used to be a very nice model of one of the ferry boats in Woodside terminal, Birkenhead. Which one?
Forum: Bank Line 11th March 2011, 21:00
Replies: 43
Views: 6,157
Posted By bri445
Lautoka railway

Photo on Wiki at Lautoka showing the 2 foot gauge line.
Forum: Bank Line 15th January 2011, 11:59
Replies: 94
Views: 12,485
Posted By bri445
LM Radio

Here's some more on LM Radio, taken from a short wave listening booklet which I bought in Liverpool in 1949. There is no publication date. Do you remember also Radio Brazzaville, French Equatorial...
Forum: Bank Line 23rd November 2010, 10:36
Replies: 198
Views: 20,530
Posted By bri445
Lux, made at Lever's, Port Sunlight, from that...

Lux, made at Lever's, Port Sunlight, from that palm oil which you brought into Bromborough Dock!

Bri
Forum: Bank Line 23rd November 2010, 10:31
Replies: 198
Views: 20,530
Posted By bri445
Smile Charlie, tell her the dockers liked it for its...

Charlie, tell her the dockers liked it for its special qualities!
Forum: Brocklebank Line 1st April 2010, 17:35
Replies: 17
Views: 1,930
Posted By bri445
Tom What an unfortunate set of circumstances!...

Tom
What an unfortunate set of circumstances! That's the saddest story I have read or heard for a long time. I trust there were happier times later.

Bri
Forum: The Engine Room 26th March 2010, 14:57
Replies: 179
Views: 45,268
Posted By bri445
As an 'English Electric' apprentice many years...

As an 'English Electric' apprentice many years ago, though little to do with their engines, I'd like to hear some experiences, good or otherwise, of working with the engines, turbines and generators....
Forum: The Engine Room 9th March 2010, 22:03
Replies: 179
Views: 45,268
Posted By bri445
Not strictly Manchester but Napier's Deltics were...

Not strictly Manchester but Napier's Deltics were made in Liverpool. The blower business is now based in Lincoln after numerous engine builders takeovers and rationalistions of English Electric...
Forum: Bank Line 25th February 2010, 16:35
Replies: 230
Views: 33,849
Posted By bri445
(EEK) Please get them out of the garage! It's the...

(EEK) Please get them out of the garage! It's the worst possible place to 'store' them. The average garage varies through cold/frost/hot, damp/dry, in the course of a year. The best place, if you're...
Forum: Bank Line 16th February 2010, 16:11
Replies: 285
Views: 54,197
Posted By bri445
Obviously, they were a total cross-section of...

Obviously, they were a total cross-section of humanity. It must have been quite scary, being an app going on board for the first time, not knowing what to expect. Or, did the Masters' reputations go...
Forum: Bank Line 5th February 2010, 20:55
Replies: 94
Views: 12,485
Posted By bri445
Was it famous English organist Ena Baga? Great...

Was it famous English organist Ena Baga? Great player of cinema and Hammond organs, she spent 1957-62 in S.Africa.
Bri
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