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Search: Posts Made By: eriskay
Forum: Coasters 19th March 2015, 22:24
Replies: 11
Views: 3,574
Posted By eriskay
For Ben 27 - a wee message

Evening, Ben, I remember my old Granny, who raised me teaching me, from a young age, "if you have nothing good to say about someone, say nothing at all or get to know them better and you will in all...
Forum: Coasters 13th March 2015, 09:45
Replies: 11
Views: 3,574
Posted By eriskay
For LAKERCAPT

Good to hear from you after long absence - do not get much free time for SN nowadays due to other maritime pursuits but scan it most days if I can. Was meaning to contact you a while back to let...
Forum: Coasters 12th March 2015, 16:21
Replies: 11
Views: 3,574
Posted By eriskay
Tried calling you a few times today, Andrew, but...

Tried calling you a few times today, Andrew, but message came back that you were unable to take the calls.

Angus
Forum: Coasters 10th March 2015, 01:38
Replies: 11
Views: 3,574
Posted By eriskay
M.v. Spinel Of 1937 : A. J. Wilson

I May Be Able To Help - Could You Provide Me With A Mailing Address To Which I Could Forward You Something That Should Be Of Interest In Response To Your Specific Query ?

Angus Mac Kinnon ...
Forum: Say Hello 17th November 2014, 21:03
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By eriskay
Well done Roger and Hugh, yet again you have both...

Well done Roger and Hugh, yet again you have both performed a valuable service as always - we are all in your debt.
Forum: Say Hello 3rd November 2014, 21:09
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By eriskay
Yambolboy

Best if you could name the ships in question - that would be helpful.
Good luck.
Forum: Say Hello 2nd November 2014, 00:54
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By eriskay
For Jimmy 66

Jimmy 66 :

Welcome!

Presumably you are referring to Fishing Boats?

You can join the 'Fishing' group here:
https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/profil...editusergroups

Select the Join Group box,...
Forum: BP Shipping 23rd October 2014, 19:41
Replies: 48
Views: 11,278
Posted By eriskay
British Power - 1964/1965

Sailed with a Chief Cook from the Isle of Skye who was a first class cook, but who had learned from the gossiping stewards that a certain Junior Engineer avoided all forms of vegetation and carefully...
Forum: BP Shipping 17th October 2014, 22:42
Replies: 48
Views: 11,278
Posted By eriskay
Graham - BPTC

Definitely 'menus'.
Forum: Say Hello 30th September 2014, 21:47
Replies: 36
Views: 6,028
Posted By eriskay
No - like so many other British Shipowners around...

No - like so many other British Shipowners around that time it ceased to exist in the 70s (I think 1974)
Forum: Say Hello 30th September 2014, 21:40
Replies: 36
Views: 6,028
Posted By eriskay
Bottle Message - Norwegian Fisherman

Almost certainly the 1964 vessel - was there any indication when the message was launched in the bottle?

The second CHELWOOD, a motorship, was launched on 10th of June 1964 as the Builder's...
Forum: Ship Research 31st August 2014, 16:35
Replies: 2
Views: 1,368
Posted By eriskay
For Mike - Benboats

Mike :

Very good of you to help, thanks. I had just received that same advice from Hugh MacLean and sent off an enquiry with all the relevant details about a couple of hours ago, so...
Forum: Ship Research 28th August 2014, 21:11
Replies: 2
Views: 1,368
Posted By eriskay
Crew-List for the SV SINDIA of 1888

In connection with the loss of the ex-T & J Brocklebank four-masted Barque SINDIA (O.N. 93757) on 15 December 1901, near Ocean City, N.J., USA, I would like to know how to go about finding a...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 17th August 2014, 23:11
Replies: 6
Views: 3,256
Posted By eriskay
The vessel built by Lobnitz & Company of Renfrew...

The vessel built by Lobnitz & Company of Renfrew in 1955 was the 310 GRT Barge MARANGAI, O.N. 349138, and I believe she was originally built as a Barge.

I understand Marangai is located on New...
Forum: Say Hello 5th August 2014, 13:04
Replies: 5
Views: 1,323
Posted By eriskay
Shemaron

Lovely model, couple of images may be seen in the Trawler Photos site. The ring-net boats were a classic build and hard-working boats. Well done for preserving this one (ex-WISTARIA BA 64) and best...
Forum: Ship Research 21st July 2014, 21:54
Replies: 13
Views: 2,066
Posted By eriskay
Brilliant, as always, Hugh - well done yet again

Brilliant, as always, Hugh - well done yet again
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th June 2014, 15:52
Replies: 7
Views: 2,227
Posted By eriskay
For Stan Mayes and Hugh Mac Lean

Stan Mayes & Hugh Mac Lean

Can I just say what a marvellous asset you two are to the Forum, it never fails to astonish me how often and how detailed the responses from both of you serve to answer...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th April 2014, 11:02
Replies: 25
Views: 7,677
Posted By eriskay
11:00 hours - Tuesday 15th April 2014 M.V....

11:00 hours - Tuesday 15th April 2014

M.V. Wilson Gdynia and her Aberdeen tug, Balder Viking, rendezvoused with local Belfast tug Eileen McLoughlin earlier this morning in Belfast Lough and the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th April 2014, 19:11
Replies: 25
Views: 7,677
Posted By eriskay
Regrettably when economics and politics take...

Regrettably when economics and politics take precedence, and decisions are taken in the long run by people with no experience and little understanding of the elements, dangers, and logistics involved...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th April 2014, 16:44
Replies: 25
Views: 7,677
Posted By eriskay
Balder Viking and Wilson Gdynia

Yes - both showing destination Belfast and, at a mean 9 knots, they should be there before long. All's well that ends well, bet that crew are relieved. Thanks for the regular bulletins ! (Thumb)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th April 2014, 13:58
Replies: 25
Views: 7,677
Posted By eriskay
Is that both of them, under tow conditions? ...

Is that both of them, under tow conditions? Presume heading for the Clyde for remedial repairs. Thanks.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th April 2014, 11:43
Replies: 25
Views: 7,677
Posted By eriskay
Wilson Gdynia and Balder Viking

Thanks for that, Dolan - bad enough WITH an operable steering system in these conditions, never mind anything else. Do you know what has transpired since the tug reached the scene? (Am not able to...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th April 2014, 21:30
Replies: 25
Views: 7,677
Posted By eriskay
M.V. WILSON GDYNIA and tug BALDER VIKING

The Aberdeen-based tug BALDER VIKING is presently abeam Muldoanich Island, off Barra, and has been making good time down the Minch at 16 knots, so should be in the Stanton Banks area by her estimated...
Forum: Ship Research 15th March 2014, 00:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By eriskay
Many thanks for all your helpful responses to the...

Many thanks for all your helpful responses to the original query, most grateful to have that mystery cleared up !
Forum: Ship Research 14th March 2014, 21:24
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By eriskay
(Applause) (Thumb) Brilliant - many...

(Applause) (Thumb)

Brilliant - many thanks, that sounds a credible explanation insofar as all efforts to define D.R.S.T. have otherwise proven fruitless to date, and the poor quality writing...
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