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Search: Posts Made By: Varley
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th September 2019, 10:53
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By Varley
That prompted my interest. The instrument for...

That prompted my interest. The instrument for mounting on the taffrail did display distance not speed. Some models may have had a tacho generator for onward repeating but the least...
Forum: The Bridge 9th September 2019, 10:37
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By Varley
A good point Robert. I wonder if Covered Motor...

A good point Robert. I wonder if Covered Motor Lifeboat had already been described in an existing regulation with different specification to a TEMSC
Forum: The Bridge 9th September 2019, 01:06
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By Varley
Are we not talking lifeboat? If we had time to do...

Are we not talking lifeboat? If we had time to do a Royal Tournament Top Team display of rowboat handling might we not better have stayed aboard and obviated the need for abandoning ship? Especially...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th September 2019, 17:38
Replies: 169
Views: 33,185
Posted By Varley
But you'll still have had to type a crew list or...

But you'll still have had to type a crew list or two Ron, I'll be bound.
Forum: Say Hello 5th September 2019, 10:31
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Varley
There are still LNG vessels being built with...

There are still LNG vessels being built with turbine steam plant. Some managers are dreaming of recruiting engineering staff who have those dreams and can still walk without a Zimmer.
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd September 2019, 10:48
Replies: 169
Views: 33,185
Posted By Varley
Perhaps the original dual certification Stephen....

Perhaps the original dual certification Stephen. Dallas was drawing pints at the Imperial in Colwyn Bay when I was at the Wireless College.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd September 2019, 23:33
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By Varley
And: Tis all a Chequer-board of nights and...

And:

Tis all a Chequer-board of nights and days
Where Destiny with men for Pieces plays:
Hither and thither moves, and mates, and slays,
And one by one back in the closet lays
Forum: The Radio Room 29th August 2019, 17:13
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By Varley
Ah, after the old lady whose pet monkeys had both...

Ah, after the old lady whose pet monkeys had both died of ape-lurgy.

Such faithful companions they had been that she took them to have them taxidermed. "Would Madame like them mounted?" questioned...
Forum: Say Hello 28th August 2019, 10:50
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Varley
GM Barney. Welcome.

GM Barney. Welcome.
Forum: The Radio Room 26th August 2019, 13:21
Replies: 31
Views: 1,742
Posted By Varley
#12...

#12 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=12) Too soon, too soon. Noticed absence of friendly tlick this AM to find the Maste5r has jammed - the stepper is the same...
Forum: The Radio Room 24th August 2019, 14:16
Replies: 31
Views: 1,742
Posted By Varley
I think it more likely to be on the Bridge...

I think it more likely to be on the Bridge Michael and I will have sailed with one at least in the same family as I guess will you. I also have a Citizen TXS-5S in recovered to working but not set to...
Forum: The Radio Room 24th August 2019, 10:57
Replies: 31
Views: 1,742
Posted By Varley
Electolytics go 'dry' as well as being a long...

Electolytics go 'dry' as well as being a long time without the amperic dribble that maintains the film of electrolyte.

I was puzzled for a long time (not a pre-pun) when the Seiko QC-6MS, an Ebay...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th August 2019, 09:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By Varley
In the recent case inappropriate. I was...

In the recent case inappropriate. I was juxtaposing a failure to call Bum Island with an unauthorised one at Bun Island.
Forum: The Radio Room 17th August 2019, 10:29
Replies: 25
Views: 1,882
Posted By Varley
'Anchored in the lee of bum Island' - I included...

'Anchored in the lee of bum Island' - I included this in a 'telegram' to a wedding party aboard a Celebrity ship recently. The party were not seafarers and I expected the ship's staff to be able to...
Forum: Say Hello 14th August 2019, 19:11
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By Varley
Hello Tyros. What did/do you dob that brings you...

Hello Tyros. What did/do you dob that brings you here?
Forum: Say Hello 14th August 2019, 18:23
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Varley
See Clydeships.co.uk listed there and as scrapped...

See Clydeships.co.uk listed there and as scrapped in 1986 as Kampos.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 17:27
Replies: 299
Views: 25,578
Posted By Varley
I won't say I trail however I am in the guard's...

I won't say I trail however I am in the guard's van ready to apply the brakes. I certainly view connection of the ship with less regulated 'stations' ashore with equal concern. Remote control must...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 13:31
Replies: 299
Views: 25,578
Posted By Varley
And devoutly to be wished!

And devoutly to be wished!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 13:20
Replies: 299
Views: 25,578
Posted By Varley
You are all being too hard on technology. It is...

You are all being too hard on technology. It is not the technology but the inadequate application of it We cannot do DP with DPOs a combinator controls. WE cannot control a super low speed engine...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 13:03
Replies: 299
Views: 25,578
Posted By Varley
The specification is king however by the time the...

The specification is king however by the time the working spec is produced the contract spec., based on an outline from which little detail can be determined, has already been set in concrete - with...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th August 2019, 23:57
Replies: 37
Views: 2,292
Posted By Varley
Apple will tell you that is impotato.

Apple will tell you that is impotato.
Forum: The Radio Room 8th August 2019, 10:39
Replies: 37
Views: 2,292
Posted By Varley
I know there were a lot of Irish in Macaroni Ron...

I know there were a lot of Irish in Macaroni Ron but I didn't realise Chelmsford had had to impose a potato limit.

(Weren't the allocated frequencies licensed according to whether you were a high...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd August 2019, 18:34
Replies: 42
Views: 3,904
Posted By Varley
A Korean would not have needed any of the cues...

A Korean would not have needed any of the cues that H&W got chief! I on ly included them to ensure we did not get a direct but geared up or even insanely geared (Renk Conspeed) contraption....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd August 2019, 10:11
Replies: 42
Views: 3,904
Posted By Varley
I've been to repair there but not sailed on one...

I've been to repair there but not sailed on one of theirs. Only those already done with work can live off nostalgia and hot air. In respect of shipbuilding it has to be recognised that the excellence...
Forum: Say Hello 28th July 2019, 01:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,433
Posted By Varley
Welcome Hellas. Don't mind us. Pleased to see a...

Welcome Hellas. Don't mind us. Pleased to see a European still employed below.
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