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Search: Posts Made By: John Jarman
Forum: Ship Research 8th May 2019, 10:38
Replies: 22
Views: 2,375
Posted By John Jarman
Mine Too........!!

Mine Too........!!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 12th April 2019, 10:06
Replies: 75
Views: 7,516
Posted By John Jarman
"A bit of a half wit". Well ES (CC) I recon your...

"A bit of a half wit". Well ES (CC) I recon your maths proves both of you are a every bit an astute person!! A bit of two halves make you two bits of a wit. Or does that make both of you a bit of two...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 31st January 2019, 10:30
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By John Jarman
It seemed to me like a lot of waffle and actually...

It seemed to me like a lot of waffle and actually said nothing. Trying to justify his/their existence.

JJ.
Forum: The Engine Room 5th June 2018, 10:04
Replies: 95
Views: 12,899
Posted By John Jarman
Were they insured Third Party, Fire and Theft? ...

Were they insured Third Party, Fire and Theft? (Jester)

JJ.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 6th February 2018, 10:38
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By John Jarman
Foyle's War, about policing in WW2. JJ.

Foyle's War, about policing in WW2.

JJ.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 6th December 2017, 14:09
Replies: 31
Views: 2,104
Posted By John Jarman
Apart from being pro-German, she was pro-Fumo and...

Apart from being pro-German, she was pro-Fumo and probably smoked as well.

RIP Christine.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 2nd November 2017, 16:14
Replies: 83
Views: 4,958
Posted By John Jarman
My very first sea trip, in 1948, involved...

My very first sea trip, in 1948, involved crossing the BofB. The weather was so bad with westerly winds, that I remember the saloon being flooded to about 6". Almost up to the top of my sea boots...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 1st October 2017, 11:03
Replies: 161
Views: 9,639
Posted By John Jarman
Barrie, In guitar speak, a tremolo mechanism or...

Barrie,
In guitar speak, a tremolo mechanism or more correctly, a vibrato system, 'whammy bar' is quoted quite often.
I only mention this as 'tremelo' and 'tommaloe' sounded similar.
Were does...
Forum: Royal Navy 27th August 2017, 10:42
Replies: 101
Views: 8,282
Posted By John Jarman
Thanks Chad. JJ.

Thanks Chad.

JJ.
Forum: Royal Navy 26th August 2017, 13:09
Replies: 101
Views: 8,282
Posted By John Jarman
Must save a lot on having no catapults - high...

Must save a lot on having no catapults - high maintenance things I would think Chad?

JJ.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 9th August 2017, 16:02
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By John Jarman
RIP Glen. You'll be greatly missed. I saw him in...

RIP Glen. You'll be greatly missed. I saw him in concert with Chet Atkins in Nashville back in '93. Fabulous! No accolades are enough.

JJ.
Forum: Ship Research 7th August 2017, 11:51
Replies: 38
Views: 1,636
Posted By John Jarman
Hi Stein, great to see you writing on site....

Hi Stein, great to see you writing on site. Interesting as always.

JJ.
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 2nd June 2017, 16:04
Replies: 10
Views: 4,079
Posted By John Jarman
Hear,hear Nick. Johnny Briggs remembered with...

Hear,hear Nick. Johnny Briggs remembered with affection.

JJ.
Forum: Say Hello 31st March 2017, 09:13
Replies: 22
Views: 1,798
Posted By John Jarman
To be fair to the Admin, during the recent...

To be fair to the Admin, during the recent troubles, my query was replied to promptly and sorted.

JJ.
Forum: The Bridge 22nd March 2017, 20:42
Replies: 17
Views: 3,089
Posted By John Jarman
Does anyone know if Hugh Ferguson is OK? I...

Does anyone know if Hugh Ferguson is OK? I haven't seen him on SN for some time.

JJ.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th February 2017, 17:29
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By John Jarman
ML. Fortunately (or maybe unfortunately) ours...

ML. Fortunately (or maybe unfortunately) ours wasn't cancelled and it didn't seem to be taking it any slower either. Felt like riding over rocks.
The toilets were constantly full of passengers...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th February 2017, 14:57
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By John Jarman
These 'cats' do provide sterling service around...

These 'cats' do provide sterling service around the world, but anyone who has done Poole to Cherbourg in the most foul weather, knows their limitations under those conditions.
Fabulous ship though....
Forum: The Radio Room 9th February 2017, 16:21
Replies: 54
Views: 4,815
Posted By John Jarman
Theresa Holds A Trump. JJ.

Theresa Holds A Trump.

JJ.
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 3rd January 2017, 13:14
Replies: 88
Views: 10,270
Posted By John Jarman
Thanks Barrie. In the documentary it was...

Thanks Barrie.

In the documentary it was stated that Ismay and the Chief of White Star (forget name) were concerned about the passengers hearing of the fire and the crew, especially the firemen,...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 3rd January 2017, 11:05
Replies: 88
Views: 10,270
Posted By John Jarman
This link is useful:- ...

This link is useful:-

http://titanic-model.com/db/db-03/CoalBunkerFire.htm

JJ.
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 2nd January 2017, 15:50
Replies: 88
Views: 10,270
Posted By John Jarman
I watched the tv documentary as well and thought...

I watched the tv documentary as well and thought it was very poorly scripted and hyped by the originator, so as to be open to ridicule.
The burning of the coal because they were short, I think, was...
Forum: The Engine Room 6th December 2016, 09:59
Replies: 104
Views: 11,642
Posted By John Jarman
She said "Did you take any precautions?". I...

She said "Did you take any precautions?".

I said "Yes, I tied my Rs to the bedpost".

JJ.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 12th November 2016, 11:59
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By John Jarman
Thanks for that excellent post Bob. Don't forget...

Thanks for that excellent post Bob. Don't forget the '50s music though - my all time favourite.

RIP Leonard Cohen, your poetry and music lives on.

JJ.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 25th October 2016, 09:07
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By John Jarman
I missed this till now. RIP Jean Alexander. Fine...

I missed this till now. RIP Jean Alexander. Fine actress.

JJ.
Forum: BP Shipping 11th September 2016, 17:41
Replies: 50
Views: 3,750
Posted By John Jarman
I went to work at Grain PS in 1979, joining the...

I went to work at Grain PS in 1979, joining the CEGB commissioning team. I knew the area as I had lived in Gravesend and then Higham, before moving away.
In the mess room one day, the shift were...
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