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Search: Posts Made By: Dickyboy
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th October 2019, 06:24
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Dickyboy
Sounds like you have a wolf in sheep's clothing...

Sounds like you have a wolf in sheep's clothing with that tower Greg. (Jester)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th October 2019, 23:42
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Dickyboy
TIF to JPEG on W10

TIF to JPEG

Probably teaching you all to suck eggs, but I found the way to change TIF files to JPEG ones. (Thanks Wiki! :) )

I don't know why, but the converter is hidden away in the "Paint"...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 7th October 2019, 17:49
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Dickyboy
There's some great stuff of his, and Cream, on...

There's some great stuff of his, and Cream, on YouTube
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 7th October 2019, 13:05
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Dickyboy
He played some of the best & longest drum solo's...

He played some of the best & longest drum solo's ever. I think he holds a world record for one of them. RIP Ginger.
Forum: The Engine Room 30th September 2019, 15:41
Replies: 71
Views: 7,511
Posted By Dickyboy
There was a clip on the news the other day about...

There was a clip on the news the other day about the RN Fleet being vastly increased. I only caught it once, and might just have been an election ploy. I agree that we need more destroyers & frigates...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 29th September 2019, 15:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dickyboy
I didn't grass you up Sis, honest! :). I'm...

I didn't grass you up Sis, honest! :). I'm pleaded things are sorting themselves now. Very pleased that Bozo is okay as well. A lovely little pooch :D
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 23:03
Replies: 30
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dickyboy
They must have overestimated what would be needed...

They must have overestimated what would be needed for Red Kestrel(Jester)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 15:11
Replies: 30
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dickyboy
Camel Lairds will have to get out of the habit of...

Camel Lairds will have to get out of the habit of only building red & white ships. Their previous one (Red Kestrel) had the same colour scheme. :) :)
Forum: United States Navy 12th September 2019, 13:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By Dickyboy
I could never get the hang of touch screen, or...

I could never get the hang of touch screen, or pads for that matter. A simple mouse does for me. It's the simplest and fastest way for me to point and click. Bring back XP I say!
Forum: United States Navy 12th September 2019, 13:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By Dickyboy
What happens if you sneeze on the screen? (Jester)

What happens if you sneeze on the screen? (Jester)
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 9th September 2019, 19:03
Replies: 22
Views: 5,387
Posted By Dickyboy
I thought that the Rowallan Castle was one of...

I thought that the Rowallan Castle was one of their "R" Class Fruit Boats. I visited the Roxburagh? Castle in Cape Town once.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th September 2019, 21:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By Dickyboy
Perhaps a similar problem to the one that toppled...

Perhaps a similar problem to the one that toppled in Southampton Water a couple of years ago. As I recall, that was down to ballasting.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd September 2019, 13:56
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dickyboy
John Briggs

John Briggs crossed the bar three years ago today.
A much respected long term member of Ships Nostalgia.
I had the great privilege of staying with him a couple of times at his home in NSW, and had...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 19th August 2019, 00:30
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By Dickyboy
http://monumentaustralia.org.au/themes/disaster/ma...

http://monumentaustralia.org.au/themes/disaster/maritime/display/112729-mv-noongah
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 14th August 2019, 20:25
Replies: 4
Views: 2,178
Posted By Dickyboy
It shouldn't up to the Royal Navy to preserve...

It shouldn't up to the Royal Navy to preserve Historic Ships in my book. They have enough to do without funding old ships.
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 14th August 2019, 13:25
Replies: 22
Views: 5,387
Posted By Dickyboy
More likely to have been the Rhodesia Castle...

More likely to have been the Rhodesia Castle methinks.
Forum: RNLI 11th August 2019, 08:52
Replies: 22
Views: 5,026
Posted By Dickyboy
It's taken 10 years to re find this thread :) ...

It's taken 10 years to re find this thread :)
The story describes well the dangers of this stretch of coast. There are many others like it as well of course.
The story should be standard reading...
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 9th August 2019, 21:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,673
Posted By Dickyboy
Just as a matter of interest "Amber ll" was the...

Just as a matter of interest "Amber ll" was the vessel that towed Victoria of Wight from Turkey a year or two ago.
Forum: Passenger Liners 6th August 2019, 20:23
Replies: 10
Views: 2,593
Posted By Dickyboy
Interesting little history. Russian/Baltic...

Interesting little history. Russian/Baltic Shipping get little mention on here, mores the pity.
Forum: Say Hello 4th August 2019, 10:58
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Dickyboy
Welcome aboard Steve

Welcome aboard Steve
Forum: Tugs 29th July 2019, 08:42
Replies: 44
Views: 3,269
Posted By Dickyboy
Is this one of 'em?

Is this one of 'em?
Forum: Ship Research 22nd July 2019, 12:45
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Dickyboy
I think Range is the distance to the furthest...

I think Range is the distance to the furthest point from the starting point, and have the ability return to that point, or continue to a destination.

Radius is the same I think. Think search...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 17th July 2019, 13:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,183
Posted By Dickyboy
When I was in the Scouts, that was called a "One...

When I was in the Scouts, that was called a "One Eyed Egyptian" :)
Forum: BP Shipping 12th July 2019, 20:10
Replies: 19
Views: 2,503
Posted By Dickyboy
Thank heaven for double hulls. Not the reason...

Thank heaven for double hulls. Not the reason they were introduced, Thanks Exxon Valdez, but they seem to help damage limitation. The one that was set on fire would have been a lot worse without a...
Forum: BP Shipping 12th July 2019, 04:04
Replies: 19
Views: 2,503
Posted By Dickyboy
If the Iranians said they weren't their boats,...

If the Iranians said they weren't their boats, our government should have taken them at their word, and sunk them as pirates.
I, like many others no doubt had thought what sitting targets us huge...
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