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Search: Posts Made By: Doxfordman
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 12th October 2005, 23:10
Replies: 41
Views: 14,140
Posted By Doxfordman
Chris, Not so much of the "old timer", lol. ...

Chris,

Not so much of the "old timer", lol.
The NZSC "T" and "M" class ships were painted in Green. Tongariro, Taupo, Tekoa and Westmorland, Mataura and Manapouri. Wild auk was also painted in...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 12th October 2005, 02:06
Replies: 41
Views: 14,140
Posted By Doxfordman
Yep, they sure were, but I think Essex and Otaki...

Yep, they sure were, but I think Essex and Otaki were better for scavange fires, the Sulzers beat the Doxfords in that area, the only thing they could beat them in........
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 10th October 2005, 22:14
Replies: 41
Views: 14,140
Posted By Doxfordman
One trip on the old Sussex from Falmouth to Cape...

One trip on the old Sussex from Falmouth to Cape town we stopped 36 times for water leaks and pulled in to the Canaries for a X head bearing failure. I think those old engines ran on water and lube...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 10th October 2005, 11:11
Replies: 41
Views: 14,140
Posted By Doxfordman
Steve, You are correct, barcly curle come to...

Steve,
You are correct, barcly curle come to mind. We used a new invovation of expensive packing instead of the normal Beldam. Chestertons I think it was called. Came already cut and in rolls. Very...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 9th October 2005, 10:28
Replies: 41
Views: 14,140
Posted By Doxfordman
Haparangie, Hinikura, Hauraki, Hurunui, Hertford,...

Haparangie, Hinikura, Hauraki, Hurunui, Hertford, Huntingdon, Cumberland, Sussex, the glorious "H" Boats. Hauraki ws the first - 1946.
Fantastic ships, 2 x 5 cylinder LBD Doxfords witha centre...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 8th October 2005, 00:56
Replies: 41
Views: 14,140
Posted By Doxfordman
Steve, did you ever know an A/E/O called "Mush"...

Steve, did you ever know an A/E/O called "Mush" he was from some Island in the North of Scotland, mad as a cut snake!
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