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Search: Posts Made By: joebuckham
Forum: The Bridge 26th September 2015, 16:27
Replies: 71
Views: 12,563
Posted By joebuckham
griffiths springs to mind as one who fancied...

griffiths springs to mind as one who fancied himself as a sharpshooter when we sailed together on the diamond
Forum: Ship Research 26th September 2015, 10:29
Replies: 21
Views: 3,155
Posted By joebuckham
what did they sound like ??:confused:

what did they sound like ??:confused:
Forum: Ship Research 14th June 2015, 14:56
Replies: 7
Views: 1,266
Posted By joebuckham
see site below, chap 4; collision regs 1972...

see site below, chap 4; collision regs 1972 still showing various signals for distressed vessels, including the barrel @ # 8

...
Forum: The Bridge 24th May 2015, 19:20
Replies: 77
Views: 14,271
Posted By joebuckham
hi basil, never gave it much thought and never...

hi basil, never gave it much thought and never heard it mentioned,just thought that if you had some thing so heavy, that could be lowered or accidentally dropped to its bitter end the rules would be...
Forum: The Bridge 23rd May 2015, 16:14
Replies: 77
Views: 14,271
Posted By joebuckham
long time since I was au fait with the likes of...

long time since I was au fait with the likes of equipment numbers and after a bit of a delve the only ref I can find is on a yacht fitting out site
Required Power
In general, windlasses and their...
Forum: The Bridge 22nd May 2015, 16:53
Replies: 77
Views: 14,271
Posted By joebuckham
I thought that the windlass was fitted to be of...

I thought that the windlass was fitted to be of such power as to retrieve the anchor and attached chain's total length if lowered out to it's maximum scope and this as a save working load and not a...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th February 2015, 14:23
Replies: 72
Views: 13,116
Posted By joebuckham
some lazy so and so was too tired to even send...

some lazy so and so was too tired to even send "vhf" in reply to my attempt at a practice session, mid atlantic in the fifties, but did manage to switch on the Mary's funnel floodlights.
Forum: Say Hello 5th February 2015, 16:14
Replies: 9
Views: 2,198
Posted By joebuckham
you are so brave, facing the public so soon after...

you are so brave, facing the public so soon after that hammering you took down under. never mind welcome aboard this great site hope you enjoy it as much as I do

best regards joe b(Thumb)
Forum: Say Hello 28th December 2014, 15:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,763
Posted By joebuckham
most passengers on cargo ships put in the...

most passengers on cargo ships put in the necessary steering time and the captain gave them steering ticket as a memento of their voyage

regards joe b
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th November 2014, 11:16
Replies: 162
Views: 40,981
Posted By joebuckham
hi George I left sugar line 1972. the mud pilot ...

hi George I left sugar line 1972. the mud pilot was certainly ron butcher and the pilot was (allowing for42 years of brain cell fatigue)the choice pilot, stafford miller (Thumb)
Forum: Say Hello 24th September 2014, 13:20
Replies: 11
Views: 2,604
Posted By joebuckham
left Hartlepool 1985 to nantaali finland for...

left Hartlepool 1985 to nantaali finland for break up jan 86
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 22nd September 2014, 16:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,723
Posted By joebuckham
ignore them, they sound like possible racists to...

ignore them, they sound like possible racists to me, but having never met them I can't really pass judgement(Thumb)
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 22nd September 2014, 15:43
Replies: 10
Views: 1,723
Posted By joebuckham
sorry to blow your theory out of the water ray,...

sorry to blow your theory out of the water ray, but don't include me in your 'all' and I don't think I am being unnatural to accept people for what they are and protesting at generalisation.
Forum: Bank Line 15th September 2014, 09:27
Replies: 45
Views: 8,278
Posted By joebuckham
the black gang wore boiler suits and went...

the black gang wore boiler suits and went everywhere, so there was no place safe from their search
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th September 2014, 20:39
Replies: 21
Views: 4,846
Posted By joebuckham
bill try this website ...

bill try this website

http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~treevecwll/al.htm
Forum: Ship Research 8th September 2014, 10:58
Replies: 106
Views: 13,752
Posted By joebuckham
titanic 1912 " The Lifeboat -It's...

titanic 1912

" The Lifeboat -It's Construction, Equipment and Management: A guide to the Board of Trade Lifeboat Efficiency Examination" by Harold S. Blake(1926)
Forum: Ship Research 7th September 2014, 09:16
Replies: 106
Views: 13,752
Posted By joebuckham
could this be the answer: courtesy munro's primer...

could this be the answer: courtesy munro's primer

regards joe b
Forum: Ship Research 6th September 2014, 23:30
Replies: 106
Views: 13,752
Posted By joebuckham
Malcolm they wouldn't even supply enough boat...

Malcolm they wouldn't even supply enough boat space for all souls (Cloud)
Forum: Ship Research 6th September 2014, 12:36
Replies: 106
Views: 13,752
Posted By joebuckham
hi bob, no intent to upset I am very interested...

hi bob, no intent to upset I am very interested in the origin of words and would also still like to know what the two pieces of timber were used for
Forum: Ship Research 6th September 2014, 11:27
Replies: 106
Views: 13,752
Posted By joebuckham
have used the word frapping in my posts because...

have used the word frapping in my posts because it has been the word in common usage in this thread however I have never heard it used before in this context
bowse in was in common use when I first...
Forum: Ship Research 6th September 2014, 08:22
Replies: 106
Views: 13,752
Posted By joebuckham
to what?? you frap while embarking the boats...

to what?? you frap while embarking the boats complement, then at the most expedient time when you have a clear run, let go the 'frapping' frapping and lower away as quickly as possible into the water...
Forum: Ship Research 5th September 2014, 19:15
Replies: 106
Views: 13,752
Posted By joebuckham
genuine question! to what do we frap as we leave...

genuine question! to what do we frap as we leave the boat deck
Forum: J & J Denholm 13th August 2014, 16:50
Replies: 26
Views: 8,047
Posted By joebuckham
remember them well and their stealing ways. ...

remember them well and their stealing ways.

the name comes courtesy of admiral smyth and his 'sailors word book'

rgds joe b
Forum: Ship Research 3rd August 2014, 11:09
Replies: 97
Views: 13,240
Posted By joebuckham
"merchant ship construction" by hj pursey 1st...

"merchant ship construction" by hj pursey 1st edition 1942, hardly a revisionist, shows drawing of bridge front bulkhead from bridge deck to stringer plate on a deck below
Forum: Ship Research 2nd August 2014, 17:33
Replies: 97
Views: 13,240
Posted By joebuckham
have always known it as the bridge front, the...

have always known it as the bridge front, the name used in ship construction textbooks.
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