Ships Nostalgia - Search Results
17:26

Welcome
Welcome!Welcome to Ships Nostalgia, the world's greatest online community for people worldwide with an interest in ships and shipping. Whether you are crew, ex-crew, ship enthusiasts or cruisers, this is the forum for you. And what's more, it's completely FREE.

Click here to go to the forums home page and find out more.
Click here to join.
Log in
User Name Password

Showing results 1 to 25 of 47
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: reklaw
Forum: Ship Research 5th February 2009, 13:30
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By reklaw
Thanks Martin, This may be what I am after,...

Thanks Martin,

This may be what I am after, must just dig a bit more. For some reason I missed those 2 in my searches.

best wishes
Derek.
Forum: Model Ships 5th February 2009, 13:24
Replies: 12
Views: 3,639
Posted By reklaw
Wonderful stuff.... sheesh, I wouldnt mind a few...

Wonderful stuff.... sheesh, I wouldnt mind a few of my fav liners to play with in the bath. I look forward to seeing all 3 together.
Forum: Ship Research 5th February 2009, 05:36
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By reklaw
Travencore

Has anybody got a photograph of ship which may have run between the far east and Australia during the mid 1800's. Her name was Travencore (Travancore?). Any help would be appreciated.
I do see a lot...
Forum: Ship Research 4th February 2009, 05:28
Replies: 13
Views: 3,356
Posted By reklaw
I have some pics of the one moored on the Thames...

I have some pics of the one moored on the Thames in my gallery
https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/137201/ppuser/4214
Forum: Ship Research 7th January 2009, 15:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,485
Posted By reklaw
Thanks for the replies everybody, interesting...

Thanks for the replies everybody, interesting that she was a sidewheeler. I guess this is a case of one of those obscure vessels that just never seemed to pop into prominence.
Forum: Ship Research 5th January 2009, 19:26
Replies: 6
Views: 1,485
Posted By reklaw
SS Yesso

One of my correspendents has asked if anybody can assist with information on the SS Yesso, 1864, 973 tons, built at New York in 1864 for Mr. John Dent. She apparently suffered a boiler explosion in...
Forum: Tugs 25th November 2008, 15:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,906
Posted By reklaw
I have quite a few slides of the Leigh during her...

I have quite a few slides of the Leigh during her "Rust in peace" phase in Durban next to the JR More and other ones taken in during trips down to Durban. Give me a shout if you want any.
Forum: Ship Research 22nd October 2008, 17:42
Replies: 4
Views: 2,640
Posted By reklaw
Chances are the ship was La Perla, formerly...

Chances are the ship was La Perla, formerly Ferdinand De Lesseps, built in France 1952 for Messageries Maritimes Line of Marseilles. Sold in 1968 or 69 to Efthymiadis and renamed Delphi and was also...
Forum: Passenger Liners 21st October 2008, 19:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By reklaw
Yep, she was broken up in Durban but I cannot...

Yep, she was broken up in Durban but I cannot remember the date. 1992 does sound right though. One of her lifeboats ended up in JHB, and I have a feeling its now at Emmerentia Dam but I doubt if...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th October 2008, 13:06
Replies: 14
Views: 1,932
Posted By reklaw
Desecration!!!! thats about the best word I have...

Desecration!!!! thats about the best word I have for it. But, I remember when they did away with the original slim funnel and replaced it with the one they have now and we all said Sacrilege!!! but...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 11th October 2008, 05:18
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By reklaw
As usual its a case of too little too late. They...

As usual its a case of too little too late. They had the chance years ago of preserving these warships and aircraft and never took it then, now when the potential pool of ships has diminished it has...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 9th October 2008, 16:09
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By reklaw
I saw that too and it was fascinating, and I know...

I saw that too and it was fascinating, and I know I had more than a lump in my throat as I saw her make her way down the Hudson.
I hope they do another doccie of her return, and a doccie on those...
Forum: Tall ships 14th September 2008, 16:15
Replies: 23
Views: 4,025
Posted By reklaw
Gee, what next? sell off HMS Belfast? anybody...

Gee, what next? sell off HMS Belfast? anybody want to buy a bridge? I hate to say this but bean counters dont see things in terms of preservation, but only in terms of bottom line and chances are...
Forum: Royal Navy 9th August 2008, 08:36
Replies: 0
Views: 764
Posted By reklaw
HMS Cumberland, Durban 1998

My contact at Missions to Seafarers has asked if anybody can confirm whether HMS Cumberland was in Durban on 25 December 1998 as 2 people who were purportedly on board her got married in Durban. If...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 6th June 2008, 06:32
Replies: 23
Views: 4,144
Posted By reklaw
I am not 100% chuffed with AVG8, in my experience...

I am not 100% chuffed with AVG8, in my experience I found the avg toolbar a nuisance and was not given the option of not installing it. I also dont like the fact that it moans at me because I have...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th May 2008, 16:26
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By reklaw
I am amazed that in this day and age of high tech...

I am amazed that in this day and age of high tech navies and satellite survellance that something cannot be done to "take the pirates out". Its time to bring back the Q ships!!!!
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 21st April 2008, 16:55
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By reklaw
Wonderful... I am glad to see she is going where...

Wonderful... I am glad to see she is going where she will be looked after and wont block the view of any yuppies apartments in Cape Town. Sadly I dont have any worthwhile pics of her in my collection...
Forum: Ships No More 21st April 2008, 16:32
Replies: 1
Views: 1,556
Posted By reklaw
The Mendi story is tragic in its own right, and...

The Mendi story is tragic in its own right, and the way that it was conveniently forgotten by our old South African government is shameful. Its only recently that proper recognition has been accorded...
Forum: Passenger Liners 15th March 2008, 13:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,802
Posted By reklaw
Go to my webpage... ...

Go to my webpage...
http://www.allatsea.co.za/inside.htm
I have quite a bit of Oceanos material, I sailed on her when she came to South Africa a few years before her disasterous season. I also have...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 24th December 2007, 07:02
Replies: 5
Views: 2,336
Posted By reklaw
The Simplon Postcards website has a great section...

The Simplon Postcards website has a great section on Epirotiki.
http://www.simplonpc.co.uk/EpirotikiPCs.html
I have to admire some of the ships that Epirotiki had, but only really sailed on 1 of...
Forum: Ferries 24th November 2007, 04:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By reklaw
I dont know if they were sisters, they sure didnt...

I dont know if they were sisters, they sure didnt look alike, although in certain aspects they were very close. Estrella was much bigger and I dont think Royal Zulu had any accomodation. I have a few...
Forum: Ferries 23rd November 2007, 13:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By reklaw
I have just added 2 pics of her taken in Durban...

I have just added 2 pics of her taken in Durban when she was there as Estrella Do Mar. The closest I can date them is post 1994. She was quite a nice little vessel and her owner was very friendly and...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th May 2007, 17:54
Replies: 109
Views: 10,548
Posted By reklaw
Maybe if nobody in Britain decides to restore her...

Maybe if nobody in Britain decides to restore her some well meaning American will step forward and take her back to the USA for restoration. Sadly maritime heritage seems to be one of those things...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th May 2007, 07:01
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By reklaw
The sad part is that with her coming into service...

The sad part is that with her coming into service its likely that the Anastasia will go to the breakers.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th April 2007, 20:43
Replies: 1,076
Views: 90,735
Posted By reklaw
I agree, why not station a submarine in those...

I agree, why not station a submarine in those waters... or get a Q ship out there and sort these pirates out for once and for all. But then I suppose a whole boatload of lawyers will turn up waving...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 47

 


Support SN


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.