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Search: Posts Made By: George.GM
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 10th August 2019, 16:28
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By George.GM
As another matter of interest. RFA Blue Rover -...

As another matter of interest.
RFA Blue Rover - now Portuguese NRP Berrio - is still going
strong and was seen RASing last month.
49 years old !!
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 9th August 2019, 15:38
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By George.GM
Was her Ch Off 10/78 - 7/79. Unfortunately wont...

Was her Ch Off 10/78 - 7/79.
Unfortunately wont be able to make it on Sunday.
Would be very grateful if someone could take a photo
and post it here.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th July 2019, 09:02
Replies: 36
Ink
Views: 2,615
Posted By George.GM
My Epson XP-55 has just decided to print...

My Epson XP-55 has just decided to print everything in green. All photos look like they are taken through a cabbage leaf.
Consulted Epson and they said the compatible inks that I was using had...
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 21st June 2019, 10:34
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By George.GM
I was C/O in RFA Brown Ranger in 1974. We...

I was C/O in RFA Brown Ranger in 1974.
We escorted Sir Percivale from Panama to the S Pacific and she went on to monitor the French tests at Muraoa in June and July 74.
On Sept 19 she called at...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 27th April 2019, 16:40
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By George.GM
Yes Brian Met her a couple of times in Mombasa....

Yes Brian
Met her a couple of times in Mombasa.
While serving in Tarbatness in '73 and Plumleaf in '83.
Very hospitable lady.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 23rd April 2019, 16:09
Replies: 36
Ink
Views: 2,615
Posted By George.GM
Ink

Advice please on the merits or otherwise of "genuine" ink as compared
with the cheeepo stuff.
I have been using 5 out of 6 of the latter in my Epson XP 55 and really
don't notice any difference...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 19th February 2019, 16:45
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By George.GM
Thanks Seaman Tried that. No joy. Uninstalled...

Thanks Seaman
Tried that. No joy.
Uninstalled PS7 then reinstalled it. Still no joy.
Now have downloaded PS from Adobe on 30 day free trial'
Can now write on my pics but it wont connect to my...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 19th February 2019, 11:16
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By George.GM
Photoshop typing.

The Type Tool on my Photoshop will no longer work.
It was OK an hour ago but has now stopped working.
What have I done and what can I do ??
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 11th February 2019, 13:17
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By George.GM
RFA Tiderace

In June 1958 RFA Tiderace was renamed Tideflow to (they said) avoid confusion with Tidesurge and Tidereach .
In 2018 the new Tiderace was commissioned.

How long will it be before she is renamed...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th February 2019, 15:19
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By George.GM
Thanks Canadian. It seems to have reappeared as...

Thanks Canadian. It seems to have reappeared as Goole Earth Pro.
No idea what I did. Fiddled about in Google Help and there it was
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th February 2019, 09:05
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By George.GM
Google Earth

My computer has just told me that Googe Earth is not compatible with Windows 10 and removed it.
I am unable to download it again from anywhere.
Please advise !!!
Forum: Computers and The Internet 30th January 2019, 15:48
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By George.GM
Word 2000

Have been having problems with Word 2000.
Kept on telling me that it would have to close - and it did,
in the middkle of the letter I was writing.
I understand that the free version is no longer...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 26th November 2018, 13:40
Replies: 15
Views: 1,940
Posted By George.GM
Windows 10

My local computer expert has advised me to upgrade from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10 because MS are no longer supporting Win 7.
I remember hearing lots of negative thoughts about Win 10 when it first...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 13th November 2018, 09:19
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By George.GM
Not true. Royal Mail says it is OK to send...

Not true.
Royal Mail says it is OK to send perfume as long as it is less than 150ml and has a ID8000 label on the package.
It is illegal to send perfume to "international" addresses.
What bothers...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 12th November 2018, 16:19
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By George.GM
Amazon

I recently tried to buy a 60ml bottle of perfume from Amazon for my wife.
Amazon refused to sell it as they said they did not send this item to
"offshore islands".
I know we are just over a mile...
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 9th August 2018, 09:53
Replies: 1
Views: 990
Posted By George.GM
RFA Gold Rover

Anyone any idea why Gold Rover is being moved to Fountain Lake Jetty today
Forum: Ferries 22nd July 2018, 10:55
Replies: 78
Views: 6,209
Posted By George.GM
Correct mine Albert. Leave Crete to port not...

Correct mine Albert. Leave Crete to port not Cyprus. Then on to the Nab where
she will pick up the Pompey pilot who knows the way.
And surely the cost of the tow could be saved by the crew "hard...
Forum: Ferries 21st July 2018, 20:36
Replies: 78
Views: 6,209
Posted By George.GM
Why is she being towed ? Don't they know the way...

Why is she being towed ? Don't they know the way ? It's quite easy.
Leave Cyprus to starboard, Malta to port, bear starboard just past Gib and
starboard again at Finisterre then sharp left at the...
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 12th July 2018, 16:41
Replies: 11
Views: 3,746
Posted By George.GM
Full details of the life and times of RFA Swin...

Full details of the life and times of RFA Swin can be found at the
Historical RFA site
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 27th June 2018, 20:56
Replies: 19
Views: 5,506
Posted By George.GM
Bayleaf '82 Capt Archie Hunter, CEO Vince Nugent....

Bayleaf '82 Capt Archie Hunter, CEO Vince Nugent. 2E.O. Nick Ball
Forum: Ship Research 10th June 2018, 19:06
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By George.GM
Thanks Rab. Actually I had a little Amateur...

Thanks Rab. Actually I had a little Amateur Photographer diary which I used to jot thing down in.
Forum: Ship Research 10th June 2018, 16:53
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By George.GM
This NATO exercise started from Norfolk Vir on...

This NATO exercise started from Norfolk Vir on Feb 17 1984.
RFA Grey Rover was the support tanker and we RAS'd the escorts as follows :
16th USS Jack Williams
20th USS Pensacola
25th USNS Truckee...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 20th April 2018, 16:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By George.GM
Tp

Thanks very much ML.
Still nun the wiser but will do as you say and see what happens.
The CD drawer on my machine is vertical so the little cd
falls out. But, as you say, I probably wont need it
Forum: Computers and The Internet 20th April 2018, 11:40
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By George.GM
Tp-link

Anyone know what this is.
Found it in a drawer. No idea where it came from.
Says it is a 300 mbps wireless USB adapter.
The CD that is with it is too small to fit in
my machine
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 27th March 2018, 13:36
Replies: 8
Views: 2,302
Posted By George.GM
My first appointment as Chief Officer. Joined...

My first appointment as Chief Officer.
Joined her in Faslane 14th April 1976
Left in Chatham 31 Mar '77.
Captain Derek Reynolds. Bertie Hawke was CEO.
She would be 50 years old now. Says a lot...
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