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Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 4th October 2019, 16:37
Replies: 159
Views: 15,339
Posted By Rodney
I dropped off this site after reading a few times...

I dropped off this site after reading a few times remarks addressed to me and others of "my class" and a couple of times my class being mentioned as "lower deck". and realized I wasn't an officer. a...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 4th October 2019, 16:36
Replies: 159
Views: 15,339
Posted By Rodney
I dropped off this site after reading a few times...

I dropped off this site after reading a few times remarks addressed to me and others of "my class" and a couple of times my class be mentioned as "lower deck". and realized I wasn't an officer. a...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 29th August 2018, 20:31
Replies: 31
Views: 3,344
Posted By Rodney
Samsette #16...

Samsette #16 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=16)

I think Valhalla would be more appropriate for McCain rather than a Halo.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 28th August 2018, 19:04
Replies: 31
Views: 3,344
Posted By Rodney
Makko #9...

Makko #9 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=9)

OOPS!

Thanks for the correction.(Applause) I'd shoot the proof reader, but that would be suicide.(A)
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 27th August 2018, 18:33
Replies: 31
Views: 3,344
Posted By Rodney
For those not familiar with John McCain. ...

For those not familiar with John McCain.

Flags are at half mast today across the USA, except for the White House flag, honoring the memory of John Macain, but aides to Trump recommended the flag...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 25th March 2018, 21:37
Replies: 30
Views: 3,341
Posted By Rodney
Couldn't agree more ART 6.

Couldn't agree more ART 6.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 16th March 2018, 18:19
Replies: 44
Views: 3,309
Posted By Rodney
I found the following reports of Stephen Hawkins'...

I found the following reports of Stephen Hawkins' last public address both interesting and also disturbing.

"Famed physicist Stephen Hawking died Tuesday at the age of 76, and before he departed...
Forum: Histories 3rd January 2018, 01:04
Replies: 1
Views: 1,482
Posted By Rodney
The battle of Broad Fourteen

Shortly after the commencement of WW1 it appeared to the British Admiralty that the Royal Navy would just be acting as a support group to the British Army. In September, 1914 Troops were being...
Forum: The Galley 5th May 2017, 16:49
Replies: 15
Views: 2,666
Posted By Rodney
My wife is of Irish stock on her fathers side. ...

My wife is of Irish stock on her fathers side. Every time his wife (my mother-in-law) served him boiled potatoes he would say "oh good, Irish strawberries." it seems in the Northern States that is a...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 9th April 2017, 18:51
Replies: 20
Views: 2,266
Posted By Rodney
Thank you Hugh. Rodney

Thank you Hugh.

Rodney
Forum: Brocklebank Line 25th February 2017, 20:14
Replies: 33
Views: 6,489
Posted By Rodney
Back in the late 1960s I was Executive Chef of a...

Back in the late 1960s I was Executive Chef of a large hotel in Fresno, California. One of the regular salesmen for a local meat company came in to my office to pick up a meat order. He was a...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st August 2016, 16:58
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By Rodney
Massive shipping reduction due.

Aug. 20, 2016
NPR Radio, USA


After its maiden voyage from China, the largest container ship to ever make port in North America, unloads its cargo in the Port of Los Angeles on Dec. 26, 2015....
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 7th June 2016, 20:42
Replies: 26
Views: 2,582
Posted By Rodney
F.Y.I.. This morning a report on USA ABC TV...

F.Y.I..

This morning a report on USA ABC TV stated "there was no evidence that boxing was the cause of Mohammed Ali's Parkinson disease."

I guess there must have been an autopsy.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 7th June 2016, 20:16
Replies: 26
Views: 2,582
Posted By Rodney
Yypros Re. #21 I agree with many of the...

Yypros Re. #21

I agree with many of the points you raised.

I was a relatively new arrival immigrant to the U.S. and followed Cassius Clay's career commencing with his, outstanding performance...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 12th April 2016, 00:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,085
Posted By Rodney
Upon logging on to S.N. The following is posted...

Upon logging on to S.N. The following is posted at the top of the page.

"We tested this page and blocked content that comes from potentially dangerous or suspicious sites. Allow the content only...
Forum: Say Hello 27th February 2016, 21:18
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By Rodney
Greetings from S.C. and welcome aboard. ...

Greetings from S.C. and welcome aboard.

Rodney
Forum: Say Hello 9th January 2016, 21:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203
Posted By Rodney
Welcome aboard Paul, I hope you enjoy the site. ...

Welcome aboard Paul, I hope you enjoy the site. I do.

Rodney
Forum: Computers and The Internet 6th January 2016, 21:15
Replies: 183
Views: 16,269
Posted By Rodney
What problems do you find if it's a new pc with...

What problems do you find if it's a new pc with Windows 10 already installed as the OS? Are things like transferring photos from old pc to new with Windows 10 still a problem?
Forum: Ship Research 23rd November 2015, 18:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By Rodney
mbucari-Margaret, You might be of interest...

mbucari-Margaret,

You might be of interest to know what happened to the Italia Lines vessel Christiforo Colombo.

In 1975 I was sent by my company to The former Empire of Iran to establish a...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 8th March 2015, 20:51
Replies: 28
Views: 3,974
Posted By Rodney
I know it's warp-speed away from Spock, but... ...

I know it's warp-speed away from Spock, but...

In the mid 1970s I was Food and Beverage Director of a large convention hotel adjacent to Los Angeles International Airport. The annual Star Treck...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 5th March 2015, 19:27
Replies: 3
Views: 1,527
Posted By Rodney
A follow-up to the above post re. the Japanese...

A follow-up to the above post re. the Japanese Battleship:

Mar 5, 10:29 AM (ET)

By MARI YAMAGUCHI

TOKYO (AP) — A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 4th March 2015, 19:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,527
Posted By Rodney
Sunken Battleship found

I believe this may be of interest to WW ll naval history buffs.



Mar 4, 10:13 AM (ET)

By MARI YAMAGUCHI


TOKYO (AP) Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research...
Forum: United States Navy 30th January 2015, 18:54
Replies: 4
Views: 2,808
Posted By Rodney
After 150 years, Confederate submarine's hull again reveald

I thought this article would be of interest to marine history buffs:

Jan 30, 11:05 AM (ET)

By BRUCE SMITH


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) A century and a half after it sank and a decade and...
Forum: The Engine Room 24th January 2015, 18:56
Replies: 364
Views: 120,487
Posted By Rodney
A miserable rotten trip

(Cloud)

My shipmate Ginger and I had paid-off from a three week home-trade (h.t.) visiting ports in Holland and Germany on the "Good Hope Castle". After five or six days leave at home...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 26th December 2014, 21:37
Replies: 10
Views: 2,036
Posted By Rodney
Sorry, but I am not aware of the details of the...

Sorry, but I am not aware of the details of the tragedy. Would someone post what happened please.

regardless, my sympathies.

Rodney
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