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Search: Posts Made By: EMMESSTEE
Forum: Port Line 30th January 2018, 03:29
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Have been in correspondence with the producers of...

Have been in correspondence with the producers of the DVD mentioned in my post #1 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) and they have been advised by the Senior...
Forum: Port Line 28th December 2017, 12:58
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
A much nicer image - thank you, could well be her...

A much nicer image - thank you, could well be her or a sistership?
Forum: Port Line 28th December 2017, 12:56
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Just about to retire, it's midnight here - indeed...

Just about to retire, it's midnight here - indeed PORT AUCKLAND was a sistership of PORT CAMPBELL but was torpedoed and sunk in March 1943.
Forum: Port Line 28th December 2017, 11:41
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Had you intended we see a photo?

Had you intended we see a photo?
Forum: Port Line 28th December 2017, 11:13
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Good points there!!

Good points there!!
Forum: Port Line 28th December 2017, 11:09
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Could be this one - Fyffes' CAVINA of 1924, the...

Could be this one - Fyffes' CAVINA of 1924, the promenade deck stanchions match.
Forum: Port Line 28th December 2017, 10:32
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Of course!! Well done A.D. - how could I have...

Of course!! Well done A.D. - how could I have forgotten the Isle of Man S.P.!! But I'm pretty sure it's not one of theirs despite the same funnel colour!

Mike.
Forum: Port Line 28th December 2017, 10:28
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
The attached photo is from the DVD just before...

The attached photo is from the DVD just before the sling of meat discharge sequence and shows a sling of boxes of butter going out from a hold aft of the funnel. The buff-coloured funnel with black...
Forum: Port Line 28th December 2017, 00:25
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Thanks Stephen - I'm aware of the different...

Thanks Stephen -

I'm aware of the different hull colours as you note - but in my comment, I was referring only to the funnel livery!! Out of further interest, do you know of any company (other...
Forum: Port Line 27th December 2017, 22:09
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
I'm beginning to think, as you've suggested...

I'm beginning to think, as you've suggested previously Stephen, that we're hitting a brick wall with this subject. One has to wonder if your Mate & Chippy scenario might not be wrong!! PORT SAINT...
Forum: Port Line 27th December 2017, 11:00
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Cueball44 beat me to it!!

Cueball44 beat me to it!!
Forum: Port Line 26th December 2017, 23:48
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
PORT CAROLINE (1919) went to the breakers in...

PORT CAROLINE (1919) went to the breakers in 1950; PORT ADELAIDE (1919) went to the breakers in 1949 - both had wing cabs. Have been in touch with a colleague, through "Vintage Port", who was an...
Forum: Port Line 26th December 2017, 11:51
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
My thanks to you all for your responses - have...

My thanks to you all for your responses - have appreciated your inputs. Have now submitted the matter to the website of "Vintage Port" - the reunion association of ex-employees of Port Line, to see...
Forum: Port Line 26th December 2017, 09:55
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
I don't believe you are at all correct in saying...

I don't believe you are at all correct in saying that it seems these vessels were constantly changing the shape of their wheelhouses (bridge layout). I can show no more of the vessel than is in the...
Forum: Port Line 25th December 2017, 23:42
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
How interesting that you found the DVD on...

How interesting that you found the DVD on YouTube. Your photo and the mystery ship are actually in Avonmouth, rather than in Bristol Docks.

Mike.
Forum: Port Line 25th December 2017, 22:38
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Thanks again for your interest Stephen - you have...

Thanks again for your interest Stephen - you have 200 photos of Port Line vessels, how marvellous!! And yes, cueball44, your image is in the DVD - PORT PIRIE is actually in the scene on the DVD...
Forum: Port Line 25th December 2017, 21:36
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Thanks for the two images Stephen, indeed could...

Thanks for the two images Stephen, indeed could be the CAMPBELL or a sistership and I believe we're going to go down to wheelhouse window shape and even funnel whistle arrangement to identify her...
Forum: Port Line 25th December 2017, 11:23
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Many thanks A.D.FROST and cueball 44 for your...

Many thanks A.D.FROST and cueball 44 for your comments. The more I look at both photos, the more I think it could be one of the early 1920's steamers without a hatch for'd of the funnel, such as...
Forum: Port Line 24th December 2017, 01:26
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
G'day Robin - Thanks for your quick input -...

G'day Robin -

Thanks for your quick input - I should have said also that the scenes in the DVD are said to be the 1950s. It certainly looks as if there is no hatch between the bridge house and...
Forum: Port Line 24th December 2017, 00:35
Replies: 56
Views: 7,178
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Identification requested.

178113

178121Have recently acquired a DVD entitled "Ship Shape and Bristol Fashion" Volume 1. Like most scenes from the past in such DVDs, there is always something that catches the eye - in this...
Forum: Ship Research 3rd February 2017, 01:19
Replies: 31
Views: 2,291
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Many thanks to you all for your posts on the...

Many thanks to you all for your posts on the matter of what flag is flown by a pilot vessel/boat/cutter carrying out pilot transfer operations - it's been most interesting and informative. To...
Forum: Ship Research 1st February 2017, 11:36
Replies: 31
Views: 2,291
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Barrie - Many thanks for your posting #10...

Barrie -
Many thanks for your posting #10 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=10) with references to the Pilotage Acts of 1913 and 1987 - most informative and...
Forum: Ship Research 31st January 2017, 12:20
Replies: 31
Views: 2,291
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Barrie - WAVERLEY's exemption flag is normally on...

Barrie - WAVERLEY's exemption flag is normally on a halyard from the triatic stay above the wheelhouse as you say. Would hope that it's better looked after than how you describe though!!
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Forum: Ship Research 31st January 2017, 12:00
Replies: 31
Views: 2,291
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Indeed Stephen - Poland's national flag is the...

Indeed Stephen - Poland's national flag is the same, Indonesia is red on top, white on the bottom. I'm sure Barrie will be delighted with your painting of MEDIA with the Liverpool pilot vessel,...
Forum: Ship Research 31st January 2017, 11:17
Replies: 31
Views: 2,291
Posted By EMMESSTEE
Barrie - Many thanks for your response - have...

Barrie -
Many thanks for your response - have to say that I've never heard the white over red flag referred to as a Boarding Flag. My post has been prompted by my observing the Hobart, Tasmania...
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