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Search: Posts Made By: beedeesea
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 23rd June 2020, 15:55
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By beedeesea
Yes, John, another favourite of mine, with the...

Yes, John, another favourite of mine, with the "wah-wah" trumpet as you mentioned.

Brian
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 22nd June 2020, 20:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By beedeesea
This recording of her's could very well be the...

This recording of her's could very well be the signature tune of SN:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpZrUn-i-rk

Brian
Forum: Say Hello 16th May 2020, 20:12
Replies: 24
Views: 3,166
Posted By beedeesea
Hi Sam, Not sure if you're getting confused...

Hi Sam,

Not sure if you're getting confused by the fact that the Mate (PJ van Sweden) was originally thought to have been on board, and was reported as a fatality, but was then found to have left...
Forum: Say Hello 16th May 2020, 17:14
Replies: 24
Views: 3,166
Posted By beedeesea
Some more reports from that time: ...

Some more reports from that time:

https://www.marhisdata.nl/schip&id=2342

Brian
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 26th March 2020, 22:33
Replies: 88
Views: 13,635
Posted By beedeesea
For any of you who are "self-insulting", and like...

For any of you who are "self-insulting", and like me, have nothing left to read, I've just come across a website offering audiobooks you can listen to for free. One of the genres offered is "Nautical...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th March 2020, 15:24
Replies: 106
Views: 7,964
Posted By beedeesea
You've just reminded me; I once met an RO who was...

You've just reminded me; I once met an RO who was home on leave in West Cork. His name was Dick Organ.

Brian
Forum: The Radio Room 25th March 2020, 15:21
Replies: 106
Views: 7,964
Posted By beedeesea
Yep, "Micks" would tend to be more closely...

Yep, "Micks" would tend to be more closely associated with the US.

Brian
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th February 2020, 14:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
Posted By beedeesea
Ghost Ship

https://www.rte.ie/news/munster/2020/0217/1115773-mv-alta-cork/

Brian
Forum: Ship Research 29th October 2019, 21:51
Replies: 30
Views: 4,726
Posted By beedeesea
Yes, John, Dunkyle was my first ship and I found...

Yes, John, Dunkyle was my first ship and I found her fine, (well, apart from winter runs to Seven Islands, that is!).

Brian
Forum: The Radio Room 25th October 2019, 15:16
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By beedeesea
Possible explanation here, Shipbuilder? ...

Possible explanation here, Shipbuilder?
http://electric-edwardians.blogspot.com/2011/09/ships-wireless-cabin-1910.html

Brian
Forum: The Radio Room 12th September 2019, 14:33
Replies: 30
Ctv
Views: 3,172
Posted By beedeesea
Makes sense, Sparky. Sounded like Shakespeare's...

Makes sense, Sparky. Sounded like Shakespeare's wx forecast for "The Tempest"!

Brian
Forum: The Radio Room 11th September 2019, 14:11
Replies: 30
Ctv
Views: 3,172
Posted By beedeesea
Did anybody ever discover WHY they actually used...

Did anybody ever discover WHY they actually used such quaint English? Was it perhaps just a case of standard formats being repeated over the years?

Brian
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd August 2019, 19:25
Replies: 1
Views: 674
Posted By beedeesea
One of the remaining five, Dubliner John...

One of the remaining five, Dubliner John Hemingway, celebrated his 100th birthday on July 17th. Brave men all.
...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 27th April 2019, 20:15
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By beedeesea
I've just noticed that Nina Baker posted at the...

I've just noticed that Nina Baker posted at the time of her passing in 2013:

https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=52962

Brian
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 27th April 2019, 20:06
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By beedeesea
Thanks for reply, George. She would have been an...

Thanks for reply, George. She would have been an interesting character to swing the lamp with, by the sound of it.

Brian
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 27th April 2019, 15:18
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By beedeesea
Juanita Carberry

Anybody ever come across this lady at sea? She was a witness in the infamous Happy Valley murder trial, and apparently spent 17 years in the Merchant Navy.
...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 26th April 2019, 17:02
Replies: 20
Views: 6,044
Posted By beedeesea
Glad you enjoyed, Harry. Brian

Glad you enjoyed, Harry.

Brian
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 23rd April 2019, 15:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By beedeesea
Yes, an inspirational club captain and fine...

Yes, an inspirational club captain and fine player. RIP Billy.

Brian
Forum: The Radio Room 28th March 2019, 17:01
Replies: 23
Views: 3,510
Posted By beedeesea
Photo of the Met in action: ...

Photo of the Met in action:

https://www.agefotostock.com/age/en/Stock-Images/Rights-Managed/MEV-10425166

Brian
Forum: The Radio Room 28th March 2019, 16:56
Replies: 23
Views: 3,510
Posted By beedeesea
Nice "action" photo here: ...

Nice "action" photo here:

https://cv.vic.gov.au/stories/a-diverse-state/trace-the-secrets-behind-police-technologies/wireless-patrol/the-wireless-patrol-a-world-first/

Brian
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 22nd March 2019, 22:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,548
Posted By beedeesea
BillH, You're doing well if the only thing...

BillH,

You're doing well if the only thing you don't know about him is his middle name! Sod all about either the company or himself on line. Is this him listed as having an office on Donegall...
Forum: The Radio Room 10th March 2019, 22:18
Replies: 23
Views: 3,510
Posted By beedeesea
Mentioned in National Archives: ...

Mentioned in National Archives:

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C2228189

Brian
Forum: RNLI 25th February 2019, 19:50
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By beedeesea
Photo from Wicklow News: ...

Photo from Wicklow News:

http://wicklownews.net/2019/02/relief-shannon-arrives-at-wicklow/


Brian
Forum: Royal Navy 29th January 2019, 19:38
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By beedeesea
According to Wiki: ...

According to Wiki:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seedies_and_Kroomen

Brian
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 23rd January 2019, 21:49
Replies: 20
Views: 6,044
Posted By beedeesea
For anyone interested, "Grand Slam" (1977) is on...

For anyone interested, "Grand Slam" (1977) is on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFDdKe2IoWo

Brian
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