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Search: Posts Made By: Engine Serang
Forum: J & J Denholm 1st December 2019, 07:32
Replies: 21
Views: 4,032
Posted By Engine Serang
I'm with the Greenies on this one. Who wants a...

I'm with the Greenies on this one. Who wants a big boat full of Dutch Marauders and Fat, Bloated Americans with blue rinses contaminating the pristine habitat with their sulphurous emissions and the...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th November 2019, 12:19
Replies: 257
Views: 29,897
Posted By Engine Serang
A fortnight later I transferred to the Fleetbank,...

A fortnight later I transferred to the Fleetbank, then alongside in Kidderpore Dock, where my fellow apprentice was Alistair Macnab.

How many Alistair Macnab's were there in Bank Line?
Forum: The Engine Room 24th November 2019, 08:36
Replies: 94
Views: 30,436
Posted By Engine Serang
Of course. And I wish you the best of luck with...

Of course.
And I wish you the best of luck with it.
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd November 2019, 22:39
Replies: 94
Views: 30,436
Posted By Engine Serang
As Gulpers said in September 2005 I...

As Gulpers said in September 2005


I remember that we used to have two RO's. A junior who used to take care of the daily schedules between Glasgow and the States and the senior RO who was...
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd November 2019, 17:48
Replies: 94
Views: 30,436
Posted By Engine Serang
Aeroderivative gas generator, sponsored by OPEC,...

Aeroderivative gas generator, sponsored by OPEC, was a thirsty bugger and not overly fond of salt water. Only suitable for ships sponsored by taxpayers.
That's why we engineers advised the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd November 2019, 07:32
Replies: 14
Views: 2,880
Posted By Engine Serang
Is this thread an advertisement for Carnival /...

Is this thread an advertisement for Carnival / HAL ?????

An old colleague now works in Carnival Corporation's Center for Simulator Maritime Training Academy in Almere near Amsterdam and he...
Forum: The Bridge 22nd November 2019, 08:53
Replies: 46
Views: 2,238
Posted By Engine Serang
Reminds me of Seconds General EK. Hard a Port.

Reminds me of Seconds General EK. Hard a Port.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 22nd November 2019, 08:50
Replies: 257
Views: 29,897
Posted By Engine Serang
Well done that man. He has awoken a sleeping...

Well done that man.

He has awoken a sleeping nightmare.
Forum: Ship Research 16th November 2019, 21:37
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Engine Serang
I remember her in Larne in the mid 1960's as a...

I remember her in Larne in the mid 1960's as a Sealink Ferry. Caledonian Princess.
Forum: Ship Research 14th November 2019, 22:19
Replies: 24
Views: 2,027
Posted By Engine Serang
Auch Art leave it alone. Let it stand as an...

Auch Art leave it alone. Let it stand as an example of a spoiled brat, something we can read now and again when we are in danger of loosing the run of ourselves.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 14th November 2019, 13:32
Replies: 176
Views: 46,125
Posted By Engine Serang
Combined Chiefs! Not a chance. You need the...

Combined Chiefs!
Not a chance.
You need the brains of an Archbishop to sit for that exam.
I only just made it.
QED.
Forum: Say Hello 14th November 2019, 13:24
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Engine Serang
Anyone who spells Cool, Kewl, is really Cool. In...

Anyone who spells Cool, Kewl, is really Cool. In fact a Kewl Dude.
If Greg was on Top Gear he would be in the "Sub Zero" section of the Cool Wall.
Poor old 242 would be lucky to make the "Seriously...
Forum: Say Hello 14th November 2019, 07:34
Replies: 16
Views: 2,711
Posted By Engine Serang
Nice atmospheric painting. Todays passengers...

Nice atmospheric painting.
Todays passengers would object to the gun on the poop and would prefer more balcony cabins. Sorry, Balcony Staterooms.
Forum: Say Hello 14th November 2019, 07:27
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Engine Serang
Greg, I think the Donald has made one of his Best...

Greg, I think the Donald has made one of his Best Friends join. It will enliven our mornings for a while but I imagine we will soon grow weary of him.
Forum: Ship Research 13th November 2019, 20:59
Replies: 24
Views: 2,027
Posted By Engine Serang
I'd like to comment but I want to keep on the...

I'd like to comment but I want to keep on the right side of Pompeyfan. I think I may be on a Yellow Card.
Forum: The Engine Room 12th November 2019, 22:45
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By Engine Serang
I well remember the Half boiler. The V2M8 was the...

I well remember the Half boiler. The V2M8 was the first time anyone had come across a roof fired boiler and the word on the street was that the burners would leak, fill the furnace with oil and upon...
Forum: The Engine Room 12th November 2019, 07:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By Engine Serang
I don't think she was anymore frugal than ships...

I don't think she was anymore frugal than ships of her generation but I was just a cadet and could only count up to five .
I have a vague recollection she had bunker tanks 5000 m3 Port and Stbd and...
Forum: The Engine Room 11th November 2019, 21:45
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By Engine Serang
Have a look at thread, Most Powerful Cargo...

Have a look at thread,

Most Powerful Cargo Ships

about April 2009.

All will be revealed.
Forum: The Engine Room 11th November 2019, 21:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By Engine Serang
The single V2M9, tangentially fired boiler on the...

The single V2M9, tangentially fired boiler on the Texaco Denmark (255,000 dwt) powered a 32000 shp turbine and drove the ship at 15 kts.
The 2 Foster Wheeler boliers on the ss Algol powered a...
Forum: The Engine Room 11th November 2019, 16:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By Engine Serang
Must have been ESD 3's In the early 1970's...

Must have been ESD 3's

In the early 1970's the choice of marine boilers for propulsion was Foster Wheeler ESD III, Babcock Marine Radiant or Combustion Engineering V2M9.
Forum: Ship Research 11th November 2019, 08:34
Replies: 24
Views: 2,027
Posted By Engine Serang
I'm speechless. Are we protecting children and...

I'm speechless.
Are we protecting children and minors from vulgar abuse?
Yes we are.

Well done Su...……. Best stop here.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th November 2019, 12:31
Replies: 257
Views: 29,897
Posted By Engine Serang
Andy you're a hard taskmaster.

Andy you're a hard taskmaster.
Forum: Bank Line 8th November 2019, 08:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,592
Posted By Engine Serang
Greenpeace are coming to let down your tyres.

Greenpeace are coming to let down your tyres.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 5th November 2019, 22:15
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Engine Serang
Indeed.

Indeed.
Forum: Bank Line 4th November 2019, 22:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,592
Posted By Engine Serang
The Empire Attendant, owned/managed by Andrew...

The Empire Attendant, owned/managed by Andrew Weir sailed from Liverpool as part of Convoy OS.33 with a cargo of stores, vehicles and a 'quantity of explosives' bound for Durban and Karachi. At 0330...
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