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Search: Posts Made By: BillH
Forum: Ellerman 12th December 2019, 12:35
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By BillH
24th January 1946 registered at London as Vessel...

24th January 1946 registered at London as Vessel No.18 of that year
Forum: J & J Denholm 10th December 2019, 09:18
Replies: 191
Views: 45,963
Posted By BillH
Unfortunately not. The following extract from my...

Unfortunately not. The following extract from my book "The Blue Funnel Odyssey"

"At the time of the Caledon purchase there was one Miss Victoria Alexandrina Drummond (a godchild of Queen...
Forum: Tugs 4th December 2019, 21:46
Replies: 48
Views: 4,416
Posted By BillH
Publishers advert - minus the front cover image ...

Publishers advert - minus the front cover image

LATEST BOOK FROM THE WORLD SHIP SOCIETY
THE T.I.D. TUGS OF WORLD WAR TWO

There were several British standard tug designs constructed during the...
Forum: Tugs 4th December 2019, 20:20
Replies: 48
Views: 4,416
Posted By BillH
T.I.D Tugs of WW2 Today, I received this e-mail...

T.I.D Tugs of WW2
Today, I received this e-mail from a friend in Belgium

Good afternoon Bill,
Earlier, the doorbell rang and the postman handed me over the book about the T.I.D. Tugs you wrote....
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 23rd November 2019, 16:34
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By BillH
JACKAL iron. O.N. 91931. 37g. 25n. 63.2 x...

JACKAL iron.
O.N. 91931. 37g. 25n. 63.2 x 12.3 x 7.0 feet.
1-cyl. (18” x 16”) by the shipbuilder. 30 NHP.
1876: Built by Thomas A. Young & Son, Blackwall for Union Lighterage Company Ltd. ...
Forum: Say Hello 6th November 2019, 09:27
Replies: 16
Views: 2,781
Posted By BillH
BALTROVER (1935 - 1946) O.N. 132840. ...

BALTROVER (1935 - 1946)

O.N. 132840. 4,916g. 3,014n. 350.0 x 50.0 x 31.6 feet. 195 passenger capacity.
T.3-cyl. (28”, 46” & 77” x 48”) 602 nhp engine manufactured by Richardsons...
Forum: Dredgers 3rd November 2019, 17:17
Replies: 7
Views: 3,135
Posted By BillH
According to IHSF SeaWeb Barkmeijer Stroobos...

According to IHSF SeaWeb

Barkmeijer Stroobos BV, Stroobos
Yard number
347 / IMO number 9823792 keel laid 19/12/2017 - launched 24/04/2019 as HC MEDWAY slated for delivery this month
Yard...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 3rd November 2019, 14:15
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By BillH
This link may help ...

This link may help
...
Forum: Tugs 1st November 2019, 21:41
Replies: 48
Views: 4,416
Posted By BillH
Received my advance copy this morning and happy...

Received my advance copy this morning and happy with the end result. The publisher has advised me as below. Will post further details as I receive them

T.I.D Tugs of WW2
The publisher (World Ship...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 22nd October 2019, 15:20
Replies: 7
Views: 2,938
Posted By BillH
From IHSF Sea Web database Lengthy build period...

From IHSF Sea Web database
Lengthy build period
24/04/1989 keel
24/07/1990 Launched
14/01/1994 Completed

Machinery

Three - 16-cyl 4 SCSA (170 x 190mm) Caterpillar 3516A vee type - each...
Forum: Coasters 29th September 2019, 15:48
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By BillH
This link should show her career but without...

This link should show her career but without images
...
Forum: BP Shipping 29th September 2019, 15:41
Replies: 35
Views: 7,372
Posted By BillH
BRITISH PATIENCE Very Large crude carrier (VLCC)...

BRITISH PATIENCE Very Large crude carrier (VLCC)
O.N. 363264. 117,536g. 96,350n. 253,839d. 330.01(BB) x 48.75 x 19.902 metres.
Two, GEC steam turbines by Verolme Maschinefabrik, Isselmonde,...
Forum: Ship Research 27th September 2019, 20:41
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By BillH
The following link will give you her details and...

The following link will give you her details and career but unfortunately no images.

Please be aware the 1871 was the year of launch and 1872 that of completion. This was the normal in Lloyd's...
Forum: United States Navy 12th September 2019, 08:55
Replies: 19
Views: 2,140
Posted By BillH
What happens if a black out occurs. So many...

What happens if a black out occurs. So many devices that will shut down
Forum: Coasters 7th September 2019, 15:20
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By BillH
THOMAS GOULDEN (1955 - 1968) O.N. 186225. ...

THOMAS GOULDEN (1955 - 1968)
O.N. 186225. 3,332g. 1,678n. 4,564d. 339.0 x 46.4 x 20.1 feet.
T.3-cyl. (19”, 31” and 54” x 39”) by the North Eastern Marine Engineering Company (1938) Limited,...
Forum: Say Hello 5th September 2019, 16:49
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By BillH
These were all ANTENORs in the Blue Funnel fleet ...

These were all ANTENORs in the Blue Funnel fleet

ANTENOR (1) (1872 - 1894) Patroclus class iron steamship.
O.N. 65910. 2,072g. 1,601n. 322.0 x 33.7 x 25.6 feet.
C.2-cyl. (28" & 61"x...
Forum: Say Hello 3rd September 2019, 20:04
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By BillH
If you contact me via the private message...

If you contact me via the private message facility with an email address, I will send you via the WeTransfer web programme, my published digital history of Alfred Holt & Co, Liverpool AKA Blue Funnel...
Forum: Ship Research 30th August 2019, 14:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By BillH
MENESTHEUS M class steel motorship. O.N....

MENESTHEUS M class steel motorship.
O.N. 187180. 8,510g. 4,873n. 494' 8" x 65' 4" x 28' 10 " oa
6-cyl. 2 S.C.S. A. (750 x 1500mm) B&W type by Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast. 8,000 BHP. 16...
Forum: Ship Research 28th August 2019, 00:11
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By BillH
Hi Pat, Yes you take it correctly Bill

Hi Pat,
Yes you take it correctly

Bill
Forum: Ship Research 27th August 2019, 16:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By BillH
"I would suggest you get your Dad a copy of Ships...

"I would suggest you get your Dad a copy of Ships in Focus, Blue Funnel Line, available on Amazon. It is a handsome hardback book with photographs of virtually every Blue Funnel ship from AGAMEMNON...
Forum: Ship Research 27th August 2019, 15:14
Replies: 7
Views: 4,708
Posted By BillH
From the book "Ships of the East India Company by...

From the book "Ships of the East India Company by Rowan Hackman published by the World Ship Society ISBN 0 905617 967

LORD LOWTHER. Ship.
1332.43/94 bm. 134'3 x 43'3 x 17'1.
29.10.1825:...
Forum: Ship Research 25th August 2019, 12:18
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By BillH
Nick, is the date 1955 correct? His age does not...

Nick, is the date 1955 correct? His age does not sit right if a young cadet in 1955. Also there was not a vessel of that name in the fleet (1952 - 1957)

I am presuming you perhaps meant 1935...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 23rd August 2019, 16:39
Replies: 82
Views: 25,484
Posted By BillH
As I said, I flagged up this problem and our IT...

As I said, I flagged up this problem and our IT man has further responded on our site forum:-

"I checked the conversation over on S/N and MMA is on the wrong website (old defunct)
Bill we will...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd August 2019, 09:02
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By BillH
TILSINGTON COURT O.N. 160599. 6,910g. ...

TILSINGTON COURT
O.N. 160599. 6,910g. 4,335n. 420.1 x 56.5 x 33.8 feet.
From 1947: 6,962g. 4,298n.
T.3-cyl. (27”, 45” and 75” x 51”) by J. G. Kincaid and Company Limited, Greenock....
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 22nd August 2019, 16:51
Replies: 82
Views: 25,484
Posted By BillH
[QUOTE=MMA;2944843]You might like to know that...

[QUOTE=MMA;2944843]You might like to know that when I clicked on the Clydesite to see pic of Volnay, a threat warning from my security system came up. I assume it's a reputable site?

Yes, it is a...
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