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Search: Posts Made By: OilJiver
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 7th December 2019, 23:42
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By OilJiver
All lining up to do a deal with Jock McG & Co....

All lining up to do a deal with Jock McG & Co. Gordon. (Not any of them in view mind).
Forum: The Engine Room 7th December 2019, 22:00
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By OilJiver
Can’t wholly agree with Bas, on account steam...

Can’t wholly agree with Bas, on account steam leak experience.
But that job you were on surely not sound a barrel of laughs Dave!! (&bp2002/Olaf)
Forum: The Engine Room 7th December 2019, 21:52
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By OilJiver
Yes. Sudden onset variety is that which comes...

Yes. Sudden onset variety is that which comes immediately to mind. Though to be fair, do recall a couple of precautionary blackout events.
Precaution against total ER flood, following...
Forum: Royal Navy 6th December 2019, 15:17
Replies: 50
Views: 6,604
Posted By OilJiver
Well, I guess it wouldn’t have taken too long, if...

Well, I guess it wouldn’t have taken too long, if there was a wee bit error in your line of sight!
Forum: Royal Navy 6th December 2019, 14:48
Replies: 50
Views: 6,604
Posted By OilJiver
How long to climb down the mast Split…?

How long to climb down the mast Split…?
Forum: The Engine Room 6th December 2019, 12:10
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By OilJiver
Reported as “..a controlled precautionary...

Reported as “..a controlled precautionary blackout….”

Sure…We’ve all had a few of those.
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd November 2019, 23:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By OilJiver
Wow. Thanks Andrew, just seen that. (About 2 x...

Wow. Thanks Andrew, just seen that. (About 2 x loaded disp many ships I’ve been in).
Forum: The Bridge 22nd November 2019, 10:21
Replies: 46
Views: 2,238
Posted By OilJiver
Aye aye Mr Harbottle.

Aye aye Mr Harbottle.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th November 2019, 13:05
Replies: 103
Views: 14,787
Posted By OilJiver
Usually a bit of an attention grabber Stein.

Usually a bit of an attention grabber Stein.
Forum: The Engine Room 11th November 2019, 21:49
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By OilJiver
Bunker barge in tow?

Bunker barge in tow?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th November 2019, 15:31
Replies: 257
Views: 29,897
Posted By OilJiver
Winter well down there Tom (Thumb) Rgds OJ

Winter well down there Tom (Thumb)
Rgds OJ
Forum: Say Hello 30th October 2019, 00:27
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By OilJiver
For all the maths/physics type stuff I agree Bas....

For all the maths/physics type stuff I agree Bas. But pretty essential for sure to get plenty hands on/operational stuff done before being eligible to sit exams for CoC.
Always remember DTI...
Forum: The Radio Room 26th October 2019, 22:54
Replies: 63
Views: 4,683
Posted By OilJiver
perhaps, slight overstatement serang

perhaps, slight overstatement serang
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 18th October 2019, 16:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By OilJiver
Yes, don’t want too many like that in your trunk...

Yes, don’t want too many like that in your trunk Ninja!
Greg #10 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=10) – many thanks for the tip. The remaining two books that I...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 17th October 2019, 22:15
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By OilJiver
I checked online to see if any copies of the book...

I checked online to see if any copies of the book "Breakdowns at Sea..." (mentioned # 4) still around Greg. Wow - one copy for sale in the States for around $500! (Wish the copy I had was in...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 17th October 2019, 16:06
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By OilJiver
Until recently had a v dilapidated book entitled...

Until recently had a v dilapidated book entitled “Breakdowns at Sea and How to Repair them” (Early 1900s). FMOB it had exact same image as your attachment from the Reeds publication Bas. But like...
Forum: Tugs 12th October 2019, 22:45
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By OilJiver
70 tonne bollard pull, that's a v useful harbour...

70 tonne bollard pull, that's a v useful harbour tug Bob. All credit to Ports of Auckland for committing to a vessel with full electric (non-hybrid?) propulsion. Impressive operational cost savings...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2019, 22:58
Replies: 257
Views: 29,897
Posted By OilJiver
Good to see your post Bob. Hope you’ve managed...

Good to see your post Bob. Hope you’ve managed to get the difficulties sorted.
ATB OJ
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2019, 22:41
Replies: 257
Views: 29,897
Posted By OilJiver
Thanks Bill. Hope resolved soon. Just seen...

Thanks Bill. Hope resolved soon.

Just seen the bath time story elsewhere Bob. (Not a pretty tale!)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th October 2019, 21:33
Replies: 257
Views: 29,897
Posted By OilJiver
I don’t read all on here, but haven’t seen...

I don’t read all on here, but haven’t seen anything from Spongebob for a while. (Hope just lack of observation on my part & apologies if that’s the case Bob. Brgds OJ).
Forum: The Engine Room 30th September 2019, 22:27
Replies: 71
Views: 8,800
Posted By OilJiver
Non rising stem.

Non rising stem.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th September 2019, 12:07
Replies: 17
Views: 2,408
Posted By OilJiver
Well done indeed rescue team. Hope the 4 guys...

Well done indeed rescue team. Hope the 4 guys they got out all recover ok from the trauma. Terrible thing to go through for all, but particularly the guy who was on his own.
Forum: Say Hello 6th September 2019, 23:23
Replies: 17
Views: 1,646
Posted By OilJiver
I guess sometimes, we just have to tough these...

I guess sometimes, we just have to tough these things out Pat.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 6th September 2019, 21:09
Replies: 257
Views: 29,897
Posted By OilJiver
I’d noticed your absence Malcolm. Hope you start...

I’d noticed your absence Malcolm. Hope you start posting again.
BRgds OJ
Forum: The Engine Room 5th September 2019, 21:57
Replies: 89
Views: 16,411
Posted By OilJiver
Not too much of a problem, on the 1200 rpm (dry...

Not too much of a problem, on the 1200 rpm (dry liner) machines I worked with. (Plenty other stuff mind)
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