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Search: Posts Made By: lancslad
Forum: The Engine Room 27th December 2019, 06:05
Replies: 80
Views: 10,376
Posted By lancslad
Yes thats one The tank is the fresh water/sea...

Yes thats one The tank is the fresh water/sea water heat exchanger with the RR plate on it. The SW filters were at deck plate level. That engine was clean compared with the main Sulzers which had...
Forum: The Engine Room 27th December 2019, 05:56
Replies: 80
Views: 10,376
Posted By lancslad
Looking at this with interest. I sailed on 4of...

Looking at this with interest. I sailed on 4of the 7 Cunard mickey mouse boats, Samaria, Parthia, Ivernia and Scotia. All had 4 RR gen sets in 2 relativly soundproof rooms. The engines were developed...
Forum: The Engine Room 20th April 2019, 03:19
Replies: 108
Views: 24,034
Posted By lancslad
On a cruise liner I worked on in the 1970's, the...

On a cruise liner I worked on in the 1970's, the emergency generator was a Deutz diesel with a battery starter. If that failed there was a canister on #1...
Forum: The Engine Room 20th April 2019, 03:17
Replies: 108
Views: 24,034
Posted By lancslad
On a cruise liner I worked on in the 1970's, the...

On a cruise liner I worked on in the 1970's, the emergency generator was a Deutz diesel with a battery starter. If that failed there was a canister on #1...
Forum: Cunard 24th January 2019, 04:23
Replies: 54
Views: 20,579
Posted By lancslad
Nice photo. I haven't seen that one before. I...

Nice photo. I haven't seen that one before. I can't remember if it was Scotia or Parthia that was first with the container rails. On one ship the longshoremen bent the heavy lift derrick moving a...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 22nd January 2019, 03:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By lancslad
I think it was Michaelangelo that arrived in New...

I think it was Michaelangelo that arrived in New York one winter with the bow spray shield missing and the front of the accomodation pushed in by about 20ft. Apparently the Italian crew were pushing...
Forum: Cunard 21st January 2019, 00:32
Replies: 54
Views: 20,579
Posted By lancslad
Lots of great memories of Scotia and the other...

Lots of great memories of Scotia and the other vessels in the Cunard fleet. I just got out my Disc book and found I was 4th Eng on Scotia from 10/12/68(Glasgow) to 27/2/69 and from 29/12/69 to...
Forum: Cunard 11th February 2018, 04:01
Replies: 1
Views: 1,617
Posted By lancslad
Bad memory but I seem to remember Glasgow,...

Bad memory but I seem to remember Glasgow, London, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Le Harve.... Quebec, 3 Rivers, Montreal, and Zeebruges in the winter. In summer, Montreal, Toronto, Hamilton, Cleveland,...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 13th September 2017, 04:16
Replies: 4
Views: 1,876
Posted By lancslad
Interesting! I was 4th Eng on MV Scotia in 1969...

Interesting! I was 4th Eng on MV Scotia in 1969 transiting St lawrence river in the winter. Scotia was built to Lloyds ice class 1. All DB tanks were steam heated. The main engine and generators...
Forum: Cunard 3rd January 2017, 05:00
Replies: 4
Views: 4,389
Posted By lancslad
I don't remember the San Juan incident, maybe it...

I don't remember the San Juan incident, maybe it was after I left or while I was on "ticket" leave.
I joined C A in Holland as an engineer and left in 1976 before the Alaska trips.
The same thing...
Forum: Cunard 3rd January 2017, 04:42
Replies: 5
Views: 2,944
Posted By lancslad
My First ship as Engr App in 1965. Joined in...

My First ship as Engr App in 1965. Joined in London. Voyage 6
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