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Search: Posts Made By: bill thompson
Forum: Computers and The Internet 6th December 2017, 22:10
Replies: 48
Views: 5,067
Posted By bill thompson
This was handy for me,,,check out the video. ...

This was handy for me,,,check out the video.

https://www.inkhub.com.au/ink/epson-ink-cartridges-cannot-be-recognised
Forum: Tramp Steamers 17th September 2017, 23:22
Replies: 53
Views: 20,442
Posted By bill thompson
Hey Dave you guys had sailed and we (New...

Hey Dave you guys had sailed and we (New Westminster City)followed you into whatever port it was in Japan...A few of us walked into a bar,,the girls were really excited,,,Lynton,,Lynton,,Lynton was...
Forum: Model Ships 31st July 2017, 03:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,893
Posted By bill thompson
You have great talent you deserve all of the...

You have great talent you deserve all of the accolades that you get.
Forum: Royal Navy 20th March 2017, 02:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,405
Posted By bill thompson
Awesome footage,My dad was on the Prince of Wales...

Awesome footage,My dad was on the Prince of Wales from when she was commissioned to when the japs sunk her in the Gulf of Siam.He was there for the encounter with the Bismark until the end.

She...
Forum: Ferries 4th January 2017, 01:05
Replies: 38
Views: 4,298
Posted By bill thompson
Anywhere north of Yepoon was considered to be a...

Anywhere north of Yepoon was considered to be a no go area for swimming in the stinger season.Now with climate change and the oceans warming they are as far south as Fraser Island and spreading.
...
Forum: Ferries 3rd January 2017, 21:25
Replies: 38
Views: 4,298
Posted By bill thompson
http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/susp...

http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/suspected-irukandji-sting-on-fraser-island/news-story/c319f036ce25d185dbc79ef8991d57fe

I read an account some years ago that one victim was in so much...
Forum: Ferries 3rd January 2017, 01:01
Replies: 38
Views: 4,298
Posted By bill thompson
There are a couple of professional outfits...

There are a couple of professional outfits operating in North Queensland.Unfortunately the majority are mickey mouse operations run by people with Kellogs Cornflake Certificates who have limited or...
Forum: Ferries 29th August 2016, 05:01
Replies: 1
Views: 1,046
Posted By bill thompson
Manxman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyWPMBZk_NE
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th August 2016, 07:01
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By bill thompson
Yup I checked that report with a friend of mine...

Yup I checked that report with a friend of mine who is a reef pilot and he says that it is accurate.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th August 2016, 03:19
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By bill thompson
Desperate Times

https://au.news.yahoo.com/qld/a/32357693/five-stars-fujian-coal-ship-stranded-chinese-crew-given-more-supplies/#page1
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 12th August 2016, 23:59
Replies: 57
Views: 10,549
Posted By bill thompson
The floating dock in this photograph is the...

The floating dock in this photograph is the Moolabimba which replaced the floating dock that the Ixion used.The Ixion's floating dock was scrapped by Sims Metal around 1980.

The Moolabimba...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 1st July 2016, 04:44
Replies: 10
Views: 3,513
Posted By bill thompson
Smile Well written Nick,,,More please,,,

Well written Nick,,,More please,,,
Forum: Say Hello 21st April 2016, 06:02
Replies: 15
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Views: 1,947
Posted By bill thompson
Kaitaia looks like a nice quiet place,lots of...

Kaitaia looks like a nice quiet place,lots of photographs on google maps.Though I didn't see any sheep,what do you do for entertainment ??
Forum: Computers and The Internet 16th April 2016, 23:15
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By bill thompson
[QUOTE=ART6;1965449][QUOTE=bill thompson;1964521]...

[QUOTE=ART6;1965449][QUOTE=bill thompson;1964521]

I am a subscriber to Sky TV, and I have a set top box with a hard drive. Now, when I particularly want to watch a programme I simply record it so...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 15th April 2016, 00:46
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By bill thompson
[QUOTE= Then, after a few hours designing...

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Then, after a few hours designing things of little purpose and writing things that no-one will ever read, I can shut down the computers and go and relax in front of the TV with a glass or...
Forum: Bank Line 10th December 2015, 02:41
Replies: 763
Views: 135,906
Posted By bill thompson
Lovely watercolour Alan.Bank Boats always looked...

Lovely watercolour Alan.Bank Boats always looked a bit light on for accommodation to me.My old outfit Smiths of Cardiff built their ships at Sunderland for many years,but they always looked to have a...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 29th September 2015, 23:31
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By bill thompson
Terror Tyson struck fear into batsmen and awe...

Terror Tyson struck fear into batsmen and awe into the hearts of young boys.RIP Frank.
Forum: The Radio Room 12th June 2015, 05:11
Replies: 31
Views: 6,632
Posted By bill thompson
ln Aussie ships that I sailed on the electrician...

ln Aussie ships that I sailed on the electrician was called Trish
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th April 2015, 04:27
Replies: 15
Views: 4,223
Posted By bill thompson
Did any of you guys remember Eddie Bush ??? Circa...

Did any of you guys remember Eddie Bush ??? Circa 1957-1960 ???
Forum: The Radio Room 21st February 2015, 22:41
Replies: 72
Views: 13,363
Posted By bill thompson
I worked at Nobby's Signal Station Newcastle NSW...

I worked at Nobby's Signal Station Newcastle NSW for a while.There was a huge pedestal navy lamp (most of the other guys were ex Navy signalmen) and (thank god) a merchant navy sliding shutter type...
Forum: Say Hello 15th February 2015, 00:08
Replies: 8
Views: 2,128
Posted By bill thompson
Killara

Hmm was probably 1967,This Photograph was probably prior to her grounding off Newcastle NSW.

https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/198248/title/killara/cat/510
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Forum: Say Hello 15th February 2015, 00:02
Replies: 8
Views: 2,128
Posted By bill thompson
Killara

The Killara had a very unfortunate start to her life.

On her maiden voyage she ran aground on Big Ben Reef off Newcastle NSW.That would be around 1968 (from Memory) .She tore quite a gash in her...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th January 2015, 23:10
Replies: 11
Views: 3,782
Posted By bill thompson
Another Day

Roll on another day.

A great read

Cheers Bill
Forum: The Engine Room 9th January 2015, 22:39
Replies: 5
Views: 3,047
Posted By bill thompson
Please do :)

Please do :)
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd January 2015, 22:57
Replies: 349
Views: 98,636
Posted By bill thompson
The Star ceased trading after this night.It has...

The Star ceased trading after this night.It has been converted into residential apartments.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=648H4D17w3s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6hP6MuXcMw

The song...
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