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Search: Posts Made By: Engine Serang
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th July 2020, 07:39
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Engine Serang
BBC reports ship was in refit. Normally all...

BBC reports ship was in refit.
Normally all ordnance is removed during refits and drydocking.
Forum: Tankers 9th July 2020, 22:17
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Engine Serang
Mr Gunit you are welcome. But I think you are...

Mr Gunit you are welcome.
But I think you are pulling my leg.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th June 2020, 22:05
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By Engine Serang
I spent many years happily living in a Cabin,...

I spent many years happily living in a Cabin, then on my first "Luxury Cruise" I lived in a Stateroom.
It was very similar to a cabin but didn't have a functioning daybed which I regarded as a...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th June 2020, 19:26
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By Engine Serang
Is that the same Manifest that said Engine Serang...

Is that the same Manifest that said Engine Serang had 40 cigarettes and a part bottle of gin?
Forum: The Engine Room 29th June 2020, 15:14
Replies: 32
Views: 2,292
Posted By Engine Serang
The fog is lifting but why do Doxfords not need a...

The fog is lifting but why do Doxfords not need a spark plug?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th June 2020, 15:11
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By Engine Serang
And scarcity of passengers. Sorry, Guests.

And scarcity of passengers. Sorry, Guests.
Forum: The Engine Room 28th June 2020, 20:38
Replies: 32
Views: 2,292
Posted By Engine Serang
Spent years at sea but never really got the hang...

Spent years at sea but never really got the hang of this 2 stroke and 4 stroke lark. I assumed it had something to do with the up and down movement of the piston thing in the engine. Some ships had...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th June 2020, 10:51
Replies: 42
Views: 2,362
Posted By Engine Serang
.- -. -.-- / -.. ..- -.. . / .-- .- -. - / .- /...

.- -. -.-- / -.. ..- -.. . / .-- .- -. - / .- / .--- --- -... / --- -. / .- / -.-. .-. .- .--. / ... .... .. .--. ..--..
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th June 2020, 09:58
Replies: 70
Views: 3,074
Posted By Engine Serang
I'm charging the batteries already and learning...

I'm charging the batteries already and learning the words of "Knees up Mother Brown", "Roll out the barrel" and "Rule Britannia".
Sorry "Rule Dom Mintoff".
Makes you proud to be Open Registry.
Forum: The Radio Room 26th June 2020, 06:45
Replies: 42
Views: 2,362
Posted By Engine Serang
In 10 years time the Morse Code will be chiselled...

In 10 years time the Morse Code will be chiselled on to the Rosetta Stone.
Forum: The Engine Room 25th June 2020, 05:59
Replies: 32
Views: 2,292
Posted By Engine Serang
When was the last time you passed a car broken...

When was the last time you passed a car broken down with steam coming out of the bonnet? Modern cars are mechanically reliable but sometimes the electronics can be problematical.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd June 2020, 07:00
Replies: 70
Views: 3,074
Posted By Engine Serang
And Red Sea Rig must be packed. Memsahib takes a...

And Red Sea Rig must be packed. Memsahib takes a suitcase of shoes, on the plus side the Kindle has saved me carrying a small library.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd June 2020, 17:11
Replies: 70
Views: 3,074
Posted By Engine Serang
One of the Dolphins, or Dolfijns as we like to...

One of the Dolphins, or Dolfijns as we like to call them, is a cad. He is wearing his wristwatch on his right wrist. Watch him he's probably a card shark. And a Lounge Lizard.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd June 2020, 17:01
Replies: 70
Views: 3,074
Posted By Engine Serang
My Seconds thought the world of me but didn't...

My Seconds thought the world of me but didn't like my projectile vomiting in bad weather.
Oh to be cruising into Ras Tan, 2 months into a 5 month trip.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd June 2020, 10:40
Replies: 70
Views: 3,074
Posted By Engine Serang
Well you could knock me down with a cummerbund;...

Well you could knock me down with a cummerbund; all my life I laboured under the misapprehension that a Tux and a Dinner Jacket were one and the same bit of kit separated by the Atlantical Ocean....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd June 2020, 07:56
Replies: 70
Views: 3,074
Posted By Engine Serang
Indeed making a few bob is the aim of all cruise...

Indeed making a few bob is the aim of all cruise lines and this is right and proper. The Memsahib and myself cruise for many reasons, primarily for the weather but also for the entertainment, the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st June 2020, 11:05
Replies: 70
Views: 3,074
Posted By Engine Serang
Far, far too exciting. I suggest Derry and Toms...

Far, far too exciting. I suggest Derry and Toms followed by a nice cup of hot sweet tea and a plate of abernethy biscuits.
Saga is the only cruise line with an Undertaker on the crew list.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 21st June 2020, 08:32
Replies: 21
Views: 1,166
Posted By Engine Serang
Didn't Miss Fields run into a bit of flak when...

Didn't Miss Fields run into a bit of flak when trying to change her nationality from Italian to British?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st June 2020, 08:23
Replies: 70
Views: 3,074
Posted By Engine Serang
Everyone has a choice but the majority wear them...

Everyone has a choice but the majority wear them on the neck area generally twinned with a Charvet shirt.
Dickies workwear is generally worn by Mr Card's superannuated Chief Engineers, once in the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th June 2020, 22:04
Replies: 70
Views: 3,074
Posted By Engine Serang
I am a firm believer that big is better and...

I am a firm believer that big is better and biggest is best. My last cruises were ;
Allure ots
QM2
Anthem ots
Britannia
Allure ots
and a value week on Rhapsody ots.
A 790 pax ship is little...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th June 2020, 16:12
Replies: 70
Views: 3,074
Posted By Engine Serang
IMHO if they had held off for a few more months...

IMHO if they had held off for a few more months they would have had a greater choice of better ships at panic prices.
Oh the impetuousness of Johnny Turk.
Forum: Elder Dempster 20th June 2020, 08:18
Replies: 70
Views: 4,969
Posted By Engine Serang
Good morning all, I'm enjoying reading (and...

Good morning all, I'm enjoying reading (and pondering) the comments in "What a whimpish Country!" in the Stormy Weather forum.
Forum: Elder Dempster 16th June 2020, 09:02
Replies: 70
Views: 4,969
Posted By Engine Serang
No Rangers v Celtic No bonfire on 11th July ...

No Rangers v Celtic
No bonfire on 11th July
No MacDonald v Campbell
No Highland Clearances
Just sex, sex, sex and straight sex at that
and first trippers from Clydebank learning to use a knife...
Forum: Elder Dempster 15th June 2020, 12:20
Replies: 70
Views: 4,969
Posted By Engine Serang
I could use instead the Belfast term of...

I could use instead the Belfast term of endearment, Papishes.
A bit better wouldn't you agree?
Forum: Elder Dempster 15th June 2020, 08:50
Replies: 70
Views: 4,969
Posted By Engine Serang
Good God did they employ Papists? I hope not.

Good God did they employ Papists? I hope not.
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