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Search: Posts Made By: howardang
Forum: The Engine Room 15th December 2019, 00:11
Replies: 76
Views: 6,240
Posted By howardang
Atlantic Causeway also had 2 emergency RR diesel...

Atlantic Causeway also had 2 emergency RR diesel generators.

Howard
Forum: The Engine Room 12th December 2019, 19:44
Replies: 76
Views: 6,240
Posted By howardang
[QUOTE=Tim Gibbs;3019509]We had them as 2 x...

[QUOTE=Tim Gibbs;3019509]We had them as 2 x auxiliary generators (about 450kW each?) on the ACT 1 class of steam container ships in 1970. I had an injector blow out of the head and fill the generator...
Forum: The Engine Room 16th November 2019, 09:36
Replies: 17
Views: 2,627
Posted By howardang
I sailed on Atlantic causeway from new for 3...

I sailed on Atlantic causeway from new for 3 years as a deck officer. As far as bridge control is concerned, I have always been of the understanding that these ships were equipped with bridge control...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th November 2019, 11:13
Replies: 24
Views: 2,580
Posted By howardang
I can confirm Governor's island was where Amver...

I can confirm Governor's island was where Amver HQ was in the mid/late 1960's when I was invited to pay a visit.

Howard
Forum: The Bridge 5th November 2019, 15:32
Replies: 46
Views: 3,195
Posted By howardang
Hello Stephen The drawing you mention seems...

Hello Stephen

The drawing you mention seems to be missing, but you have beaten me to it about the oil reservoir tank. I remember as a cadet filling up the tank when required as part of bridge...
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 01:29
Replies: 46
Views: 3,195
Posted By howardang
Looking more closely, you may well be right....

Looking more closely, you may well be right. Abject apologies!

Howard
Forum: The Bridge 4th November 2019, 01:24
Replies: 46
Views: 3,195
Posted By howardang
No problem Keith. Howard

No problem Keith.

Howard
Forum: The Bridge 30th October 2019, 20:56
Replies: 46
Views: 3,195
Posted By howardang
1 is the rudder indicator. 2'the Telemotor ...

1 is the rudder indicator.
2'the Telemotor
3 Flinders Bar
4 Magnetic steering compass

Howard
Forum: Ship Research 1st October 2019, 12:03
Replies: 17
Views: 5,145
Posted By howardang
Hull Maritime Museum may be able to help with...

Hull Maritime Museum may be able to help with some information about the construction/plans etc. Contact details below:-

Hull Maritime Museum

Queen Victoria Square, Hull HU1 3DX
01482 300300...
Forum: Tugs 19th September 2019, 19:54
Replies: 25
Views: 6,794
Posted By howardang
Ed, I am not aware of the details of your...

Ed,

I am not aware of the details of your issue but if you have a grievance with Humber Tugs, may I respectfully suggest that you are not doing your position any good by continually posting the...
Forum: The Radio Room 10th September 2019, 21:49
Replies: 29
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Views: 2,041
Posted By howardang
If that is Monsanto Radio, I also remember the...

If that is Monsanto Radio, I also remember the phrase "Wind - gentle zephyrs". It never seemed to vary!

Howard
Forum: Tugs 10th September 2019, 21:06
Replies: 25
Views: 6,794
Posted By howardang
Just one point about Andrew Jackson. They...

Just one point about Andrew Jackson. They certainly do exist and
Have been in existence for a very long time. Among other things they have always specialised in Marine legal issues, and if you have...
Forum: United States Navy 5th September 2019, 12:10
Replies: 23
Views: 3,337
Posted By howardang
It may be worth pointing out that this story...

It may be worth pointing out that this story refers to the US Navy. There are others!

Howard
Forum: Cunard 12th August 2019, 18:16
Replies: 4
Views: 977
Posted By howardang
Carinthia ( not Carithia) was 699 and 700 was...

Carinthia ( not Carithia) was 699 and 700 was Sylvania. I sailed on both of them.

Howard
Forum: Esso Tankers 25th July 2019, 21:19
Replies: 57
Views: 37,193
Posted By howardang
That takes me back. I was standing by the...

That takes me back. I was standing by the Atlantic Conveyor & Atlantic Causeway at the same time, living in digs in Whitley Bay. Travelling to Walker Navy Yard each morning the train passed near to...
Forum: The Bridge 15th July 2019, 11:40
Replies: 52
Views: 6,278
Posted By howardang
Hear Hear! Stephen, I suspect many people will...

Hear Hear! Stephen, I suspect many people will give you an argument - me included! (Warsash Cadet and Certificates at Hull Nautical College).(Whaaa)

Howard
Forum: The Engine Room 11th July 2019, 16:52
Replies: 71
Views: 9,644
Posted By howardang
Kept or contained within the compartment avoiding...

Kept or contained within the compartment avoiding flooding elsewhere until it was pumped out, when it would no longer be contained. That's how I read it.

Howard
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th July 2019, 10:31
Replies: 18
Views: 2,260
Posted By howardang
I have had a number of HP printers over the years...

I have had a number of HP printers over the years and found them very good. My current one is an Envy 5540 printer/scanner/copier and I am very happy with it.

Howard
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th July 2019, 15:58
Replies: 16
Views: 2,224
Posted By howardang
A quick Google found this which shows that there...

A quick Google found this which shows that there were actually more than one measured mile - and some of them were in fact more than one mile in length. I certainly remember the Cloch - Cumbrae mile...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 3rd July 2019, 16:14
Replies: 10
Views: 2,346
Posted By howardang
You may like to contact Fishers who are still in...

You may like to contact Fishers who are still in existence. Their email is
https://www.james-fisher.com/

Regards

Howard
Forum: The Bridge 9th June 2019, 12:57
Replies: 48
Views: 8,991
Posted By howardang
I knew Graham later in the late 1970's and the...

I knew Graham later in the late 1970's and the youthful navigator in the picture doesn't look like the Graham I remember (but neither do I look like my teen age self!)

Howard
Forum: The Bridge 8th June 2019, 17:38
Replies: 48
Views: 8,991
Posted By howardang
Many thanks for that. I remember that advert in...

Many thanks for that. I remember that advert in Browns Almanac and that is exactly the model I bought! It served me well for many year and in some ways I wish I hadn't sold it when I eventually came...
Forum: Ship Research 27th April 2019, 00:42
Replies: 22
Views: 3,336
Posted By howardang
+2 I favour the idea of it being the clapper...

+2

I favour the idea of it being the clapper of a bell buoy, hence the maritime museum context.

Howard
Forum: The Engine Room 7th April 2019, 00:01
Replies: 75
Views: 29,517
Posted By howardang
That's interesting, Phil. I was once on watch on...

That's interesting, Phil. I was once on watch on Causeway loading cars alongside in Gothenburg. I visited the control room something and during a chat with the engineer on watch the Auto Blast...
Forum: The Radio Room 6th April 2019, 10:42
Replies: 22
Views: 2,459
Posted By howardang
No idea what the kit is, but I wonder why all the...

No idea what the kit is, but I wonder why all the ladies are on one side and the gentlemen on the other?

Howard
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