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Search: Posts Made By: Ron Dean
Forum: The Galley 14th February 2016, 19:59
Replies: 32
Views: 5,887
Posted By Ron Dean
When Mother was in her 90's, she went to the...

When Mother was in her 90's, she went to the annual "Pensioners Christmas party".
She told me the "starter" on the menu was "real mock turtle soup", I'm guessing it could been one of those John.
As...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 18th January 2016, 16:27
Replies: 370
Views: 135,985
Posted By Ron Dean
An article on Lowestoft trawlers in today's...

An article on Lowestoft trawlers in today's Eastern Daily Press with photographs of LT64 & LT247 may be of interest to some posters.

Ron.
Forum: The Engine Room 7th October 2015, 16:56
Replies: 116
Views: 17,397
Posted By Ron Dean
I remember in the 1940's always using White Lead...

I remember in the 1940's always using White Lead & Hemp for sealing union pipe threads. It must have been later when I came across Boss White. I wondered if Boss White was just a trade name for White...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 7th August 2015, 11:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,882
Posted By Ron Dean
I first remember George Cole for his role as...

I first remember George Cole for his role as David Bliss in "A life of Bliss" on BBC radio in the 1950's. I always thought what a wonderful melodic voice he had in this charachter role. In the...
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 27th June 2015, 00:23
Replies: 1
Views: 2,473
Posted By Ron Dean
A grand day out indeed gordy! I first visited...

A grand day out indeed gordy!
I first visited Scotland (for 6 days only) in May 1957.
A was travelling courtesy of the RAF on a National Service free travel warrant, which in those days, would have...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd June 2015, 15:22
Replies: 14
Views: 2,100
Posted By Ron Dean
Very sad news. He was one of the few politicians...

Very sad news. He was one of the few politicians who I believed to be honest & trustworthy. Condolances to his family & his friends of whom I'm sure there were many. RIP Charles.

Ron.
Forum: The Engine Room 20th May 2015, 18:51
Replies: 31
Views: 6,214
Posted By Ron Dean
Baaah Humbug! Indeed johnvvc - and I'm very sorry...

Baaah Humbug! Indeed johnvvc - and I'm very sorry about that.
I really should have paid more attention to the 6mm thread you gave in your original post. ( 6,2 mm in a later post).
I think Bill...
Forum: The Engine Room 15th May 2015, 23:55
Replies: 31
Views: 6,214
Posted By Ron Dean
Bill, I really wouldn't recommend trying to...

Bill,
I really wouldn't recommend trying to rethread the terminal post as after the first 3 or 4 threads have been re-cut the die will begin cutting off the tops of the succeeding threads.
As...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th May 2015, 12:22
Replies: 31
Views: 6,214
Posted By Ron Dean
You're welcome, I enjoyed sourcing it without...

You're welcome, I enjoyed sourcing it without reference to google.

Ron.
Forum: The Engine Room 14th May 2015, 10:48
Replies: 31
Views: 6,214
Posted By Ron Dean
Hi Pampas. The only thread I can find with 19,5...

Hi Pampas.
The only thread I can find with 19,5 t.p.i. is the “Lowenherz” (Lionheart) thread.
It is based on the metric system and was (maybe still is) used on fine threads for measuring...
Forum: The Engine Room 13th May 2015, 18:59
Replies: 31
Views: 6,214
Posted By Ron Dean
1 B.A. = 28.25 T.P.I. so if you've counted the...

1 B.A. = 28.25 T.P.I. so if you've counted the threads as between 28 & 29 then that should be the one.

Ron.

edit: your 6mm measure for the O.D. of the rod sounds about right. 6mm = 0.2362...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 10th May 2015, 13:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,271
Posted By Ron Dean
It was VE day yesterday and whilst working in the...

It was VE day yesterday and whilst working in the garden, I heard the distant sound of a prop engined aircraft approaching.
I'm on the flight path for helicopters serving the North Sea gas platforms...
Forum: The Galley 2nd May 2015, 17:49
Replies: 9
Views: 4,106
Posted By Ron Dean
I once sailed with a gentleman of the cloth who...

I once sailed with a gentleman of the cloth who was returning to England after a period of serving as a missionary somewhere in Africa.
On his farewell one of the natives had baked a cake in his...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd April 2015, 14:24
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Ron Dean
Very tragic news. We can only hope that there...

Very tragic news. We can only hope that there will be more survivors.
RIP Those already claimed by the sea.

Ron.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 16th March 2015, 00:20
Replies: 16
Views: 3,477
Posted By Ron Dean
I was staying at a hotel recently which had free...

I was staying at a hotel recently which had free Wifi.
I had just bought a Tablet and since the Wifi was free, I decided to load it up with some of my favourite music.
I got quite a shock when I...
Forum: Bank Line 1st March 2015, 23:49
Replies: 11
Views: 2,520
Posted By Ron Dean
Thanks Alistair & China hand for your...

Thanks Alistair & China hand for your descriptions of the BA fenders.
It seems that the ones made on board Banklines voyages, were somewhat unique, probably a blend of past down experience and...
Forum: Bank Line 1st March 2015, 18:48
Replies: 11
Views: 2,520
Posted By Ron Dean
Yes, me too Ben. Come on China hand, put us out...

Yes, me too Ben. Come on China hand, put us out of our misery.

regards Ron.
Forum: Tall ships 23rd February 2015, 17:29
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By Ron Dean
I add my thanks to many others who appreciated...

I add my thanks to many others who appreciated your posting Boatman25.
I sailed around Gothenburg harbour in 2007 on one of the Padan boat tours, and took many photographs of the Viking,
I had no...
Forum: Ship Research 20th February 2015, 23:55
Replies: 29
Views: 6,891
Posted By Ron Dean
Interesting stories & some fine artwork revealed...

Interesting stories & some fine artwork revealed when the thumbnails are opened.
Thanks for posting March Skipper. (Thumb)

Ron.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 15th February 2015, 18:30
Replies: 22
Views: 4,349
Posted By Ron Dean
I have a 2year old Epson which wouldn't accept...

I have a 2year old Epson which wouldn't accept the compatibles I'd bought. It brought up the message saying the cartridges were not "genuine replacements". I went back to the supplier who said he...
Forum: The Galley 8th February 2015, 17:47
Replies: 79
Views: 24,179
Posted By Ron Dean
Got to be Strawberry Jam for me, and a mature...

Got to be Strawberry Jam for me, and a mature cheddar.(==D)

Ron.
Forum: The Galley 8th February 2015, 13:54
Replies: 79
Views: 24,179
Posted By Ron Dean
Not unlike your recipe kevjacko. I too fry the...

Not unlike your recipe kevjacko.
I too fry the mushrooms with chopped garlic in butter. My finish under the grill is a topping of blue stilton drizzled with sherry wine vinegar. If I'm lucky on my...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st February 2015, 11:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,942
Posted By Ron Dean
Google - "e books for kindle" gives many...

Google - "e books for kindle" gives many alternatives, but I haven't tried any of them.

Ron.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 31st January 2015, 17:25
Replies: 13
Views: 2,283
Posted By Ron Dean
A great result with all the 11 crew members...

A great result with all the 11 crew members rescued.
Would that all pirate hijackings end as successfully as this one.
Thanks for posting Geoff.

Ron.
Forum: United States Navy 31st January 2015, 08:43
Replies: 4
Views: 2,814
Posted By Ron Dean
Anyone with further interest in the Hunley,...

Anyone with further interest in the Hunley, should read Clive Cussler's book "The Sea Hunters".
Cussler with his NUMA (National Underwater & Marine Agency) team, gives details of the sinking,...
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