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Search: Posts Made By: Captian Dag
Forum: Ship Research 9th January 2013, 20:01
Replies: 4
Views: 2,087
Posted By Captian Dag
please help identify this derelict ship in Louisiana

This derelict ship is moored in Patterson, Louisiana next to the Calumet bypass bridge. sorry for bad photos, taken while driving. any hints , leads or suggestions is greatly appreciated.
Forum: United States Navy 6th November 2012, 01:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,466
Posted By Captian Dag
Beautiful photos of BIG E's final entry into Norfolk

Thought you all would enjoy these as much as I did!

http://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-outdoor-photos/464675-big-e-enterprise-final-homecoming.html
Forum: Tugs 10th August 2012, 23:02
Replies: 2
Views: 1,487
Posted By Captian Dag
Edison Chouest LNG tractor tugs

video of Edison Chouest tractors built for LNG service in Sabine,Texas.

enjoy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyU_uApxsUE&feature=related
Forum: The Engine Room 28th July 2012, 00:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,831
Posted By Captian Dag
I was able to go down to the Martin Midstream...

I was able to go down to the Martin Midstream terminal here in Port Fourchon and reshoot this tug . I was fortunate to find one of the captains and the chief on the back deck. they were kind enough...
Forum: The Engine Room 27th July 2012, 18:57
Replies: 5
Views: 1,831
Posted By Captian Dag
After further investigation, ABS possibly could...

After further investigation, ABS possibly could still be listing her original engines from new built as Skinner did manufacture steam engines or at least this sounds like a good explanation......
Forum: The Engine Room 27th July 2012, 17:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,831
Posted By Captian Dag
Old tug"ORION" with Skinner engines????

saw this 69 year old tug inbound in Port Fourchon,Louisiana and noticed odd sounding engines. her current ABS records show her with Skinner diesels. Never heard of these before. anyone has info to...
Forum: Model Ships 12th July 2012, 23:44
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By Captian Dag
Thanks stein and Mr. Jerome for your kind...

Thanks stein and Mr. Jerome for your kind comments. these were quickly put together for kids, nephews and nieces to play on a table top but they seem to be a big hit with adults also. I'll try to do...
Forum: Model Ships 12th July 2012, 03:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By Captian Dag
easy wooden toy towboats for kids

made these for the kids in very little time.all you need is pine wood, a miter saw, sand paper, spray paint, masking tape and a little patients. even adults like playing with them. assorted barges...
Forum: Tugs 29th June 2012, 13:39
Replies: 2
Views: 1,403
Posted By Captian Dag
New Crowley tug OCEAN WAVE

first tug of new class for Crowley built by Bollinger Shipyard in Morgan City,Louisiana. she is returning from sea trials.
Forum: United States Navy 27th April 2012, 03:18
Replies: 7
Views: 3,590
Posted By Captian Dag
According to this forum ,reply # 18 shows the...

According to this forum ,reply # 18 shows the Forrestal in Philly along with the JFK.

http://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-outdoor-photos/410838-big-es-final-departure.html
Forum: United States Navy 27th April 2012, 02:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,586
Posted By Captian Dag
Final departure of Big E from Norfolk

Thought i would share these awsome photos of the USS Enterprise departing the Norfolk harbor. enjoy

http://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-outdoor-photos/410838-big-es-final-departure.html
Forum: Ship Research 24th April 2012, 20:23
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By Captian Dag
Your very welcome. The wonderful people on This...

Your very welcome. The wonderful people on This web site are very helpful for any ship/shipping related inquiry you may have.

I'm from South Louisiana near the Gulf of Mexico
Forum: Ship Research 24th April 2012, 19:11
Replies: 91
Views: 14,844
Posted By Captian Dag
good lines on this gal indeed

good lines on this gal indeed
Forum: Ship Research 24th April 2012, 19:09
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By Captian Dag
not sure if these are the correct vessels ...

not sure if these are the correct vessels

http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=31095
http://www.photoship.co.uk/jalbum%20ships/Old%20Ships%20C/slides/Corrales-08.html...
Forum: Ship Research 24th April 2012, 13:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,977
Posted By Captian Dag
LIberty ship construction question

following web site has good close ups of Jeremiah O'Brien in Dry Dock. notice the rivits on her hull. I always though Liberties were all welded construction or was it a mix of both?...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd April 2012, 13:01
Replies: 91
Views: 14,844
Posted By Captian Dag
Lovely ships indeed. if i'm not mistaken, isn't...

Lovely ships indeed. if i'm not mistaken, isn't the

SILVERBRIAR(Union Faith) sitting at the bottom of the Mississippi river here in New Orleans,Louisiana?
Forum: Ship Research 22nd April 2012, 00:49
Replies: 91
Views: 14,844
Posted By Captian Dag
Very clean, sharp and modern looking for a ship...

Very clean, sharp and modern looking for a ship built in the 40's. way ahead of her time.
Forum: Ship Research 20th April 2012, 18:30
Replies: 0
Views: 760
Posted By Captian Dag
"Champion mammoth tanker"

I have an old text book in my collection called "Merchant Ships: A Pictorial Study by John H. Ladage". interesting to see before the terms VLCC and ULCC were used, large tankers were called "Mammoth"...
Forum: Ship Research 20th April 2012, 16:21
Replies: 91
Views: 14,844
Posted By Captian Dag
Much thanks to all for responses. very much...

Much thanks to all for responses. very much enjoying this thread. would it be asking too much to attach a photo or link of the ships in discussion for visual reference if possible?


kind regards
Forum: Model Ships 19th April 2012, 16:30
Replies: 16
Views: 7,000
Posted By Captian Dag
1/1200 merchant ship plans

looking for source of plans for scratch building 1/1200 merchant ships preferably older style cargo ships.

kind regards,
CDag
Forum: Ship Research 19th April 2012, 13:55
Replies: 91
Views: 14,844
Posted By Captian Dag
Your opinion- best cargo ship design 1940-1965?

Stimulating conversation for ship lovers. I love traditional looking cargo ships. asking the experts which one, in your opinion, would be considered the best design, best looking or just overall...
Forum: Ship Research 19th April 2012, 13:39
Replies: 10
Views: 3,283
Posted By Captian Dag
photos of old PRUDENTIAL cargo ships

I have been researching older cargo vessels and really like the ships built in the 60's for the Prudential line. beautiful lines. any information or photos/links shared would be greatly appreciated....
Forum: Tankers 13th April 2012, 14:46
Replies: 1
Views: 1,458
Posted By Captian Dag
Tanker COVE TRADER

I posted this photo in the gallery hoping to get more info or possibly photos of this old tanker. any info or links to photos would be great.
...
Forum: Tankers 10th April 2012, 16:39
Replies: 17
Views: 3,618
Posted By Captian Dag
found this small one that may still be in service...

found this small one that may still be in service
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1388146

This photo is my favorite:
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1269142
...
Forum: Tugs 9th April 2012, 17:10
Replies: 76
Views: 38,710
Posted By Captian Dag
Here is photo of Crosby Enterprise ex: Godfather....

Here is photo of Crosby Enterprise ex: Godfather. she is still working in the Gulf of Mexico along with many of her sisters.
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1391809

And thanks...
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