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Search: Posts Made By: Mike Harrison
Forum: Say Hello 1st October 2018, 18:38
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By Mike Harrison
Try "Blue Funnel for Old Timers" Facebook page....

Try "Blue Funnel for Old Timers" Facebook page. Someone may be able to help there.
Forum: Ship Research 9th July 2018, 22:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By Mike Harrison
Try the Ellerman's Wilson Line Facebook page. ...

Try the Ellerman's Wilson Line Facebook page. Some of the old seadogs on there may have some idea.
Forum: Elder Dempster 14th June 2018, 13:01
Replies: 3
Views: 1,692
Posted By Mike Harrison
Julian, Saw John Mountain yesterday at our...

Julian, Saw John Mountain yesterday at our monthly Ancient Mariners lunch, and told him about your post. He remembered the attack including bites!, and sends his regards.
Forum: Ellerman 19th August 2016, 16:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,646
Posted By Mike Harrison
A good nostalgic film. Made in 1950. Those were...

A good nostalgic film. Made in 1950. Those were the days!, not a Safety Officer in sight. I first saw it several years ago at the Hull Transport museum.
Forum: Union Castle - Safmarine 21st November 2015, 20:33
Replies: 65
Views: 10,271
Posted By Mike Harrison
I thought Pigs in Blankets were accompaniments to...

I thought Pigs in Blankets were accompaniments to your Christmas turkey comprising small sausages wrapped in bacon. Whereas I seem to remember Kromeskies a la Russe on board were bigger and were some...
Forum: Glen Line 19th June 2015, 00:41
Replies: 9
Views: 4,833
Posted By Mike Harrison
I am still alive........ and I sailed on all four...

I am still alive........ and I sailed on all four of these Glens. The Main deck was Deck Red, the winches were grey, the Masts and derricks were brown, the hatch lids were grey, the masthouses were...
Forum: Ship Research 1st June 2015, 11:10
Replies: 31
Views: 5,468
Posted By Mike Harrison
Have you tried Flotilla-Australia.com? Maybe...

Have you tried Flotilla-Australia.com? Maybe something there.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 12th February 2015, 12:23
Replies: 13
Views: 3,146
Posted By Mike Harrison
Just googled Windows update problems and...

Just googled Windows update problems and apparently there are problems with a couple of yesterday's updates. One is KB3001652 (not sure of the problem). The other is KB3013455, which is probably the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th January 2015, 22:02
Replies: 275
Views: 55,562
Posted By Mike Harrison
From all reports it now appears to have been a...

From all reports it now appears to have been a joint decision between Master and pilot to beach her. The way it appears is that they had little choice or risk a capsize! Can imagine that she listed...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th January 2015, 12:28
Replies: 275
Views: 55,562
Posted By Mike Harrison
Yes, agree Lurch, steering can be sensitive with...

Yes, agree Lurch, steering can be sensitive with these rudders. My last ship (God! Is it really ten years ago!!) was a car carrier, though only 140m long, twin- screwed with twin Becker rudders (with...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th January 2015, 11:35
Replies: 275
Views: 55,562
Posted By Mike Harrison
Re. the cargo and getting her upright .......

Re. the cargo and getting her upright .... Depends on how much of her cargo was lashed and the way it was distributed through the decks ! Cars could possibly "hang" off their lashings at 45 degs.,...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th January 2015, 10:54
Replies: 275
Views: 55,562
Posted By Mike Harrison
According to the AIS track, she has rounded the...

According to the AIS track, she has rounded the W.Bramble buoy on the correct side with port rudder to line herself up for the Eastern Solent. Possibly looks like the steering gear has failed and the...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 20th July 2014, 11:50
Replies: 58
Views: 17,745
Posted By Mike Harrison
Hi Timo, I must know you but can't place you by...

Hi Timo, I must know you but can't place you by name. I did reply to your comment on my Autoline photo. That trip on the Weg was an eventful one to say the least, my first experience of Lebanon and...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 10th July 2014, 10:44
Replies: 58
Views: 17,745
Posted By Mike Harrison
My memories of Uglands / UECC.

Hello sailors,(Wave)

After the interest shown in my Youtube slideshows "Blue Flu and beyond" and "Blue Funnel : Memories of the 1960s, 70s and 80s", I decided to do another one showing...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th July 2014, 00:46
Replies: 5
Views: 2,084
Posted By Mike Harrison
Thanks for the comments. Tonight it has...

Thanks for the comments. Tonight it has mysteriously cured itself after two and a half days. I can now access Youtube as normal via IE. I didn't do anything. Those highly trained monkeys must have...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 2nd July 2014, 23:32
Replies: 5
Views: 2,084
Posted By Mike Harrison
Youtube - 500 Internal Server Error

Anyone come across this one before?
Up to yesterday morning I had been opening and using Youtube as normal, using Internet Explorer, then for an unknown reason in the afternoon, I tried to open it...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 16th November 2013, 22:22
Replies: 40
Views: 11,095
Posted By Mike Harrison
Hank, glad you enjoyed the vids, I enjoyed doing...

Hank, glad you enjoyed the vids, I enjoyed doing them. Not sure where the Autolycus photo came from, but probably from Farewell to the China boats, which having just checked is, I think, a website...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 12th November 2013, 20:29
Replies: 40
Views: 11,095
Posted By Mike Harrison
Centaur

Glad you enjoyed them Colin. Think we joined the Centaur at the same time in April 72 and you met Sandy on your first trip. Must be nice to retire to W.A., not jealous at all !! Hi to Sandy.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 12th November 2013, 20:22
Replies: 40
Views: 11,095
Posted By Mike Harrison
Hi Hugh, Would that be A.A. Railton? Think he was...

Hi Hugh, Would that be A.A. Railton? Think he was Chief Officer on my second trip to sea on the Demodocus in 1965.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 12th November 2013, 16:45
Replies: 40
Views: 11,095
Posted By Mike Harrison
70s intake

Hi, I did hear about it, news travels fast these days! Recognised a few names....Duncan McKenzie was 3rd Mate on the Gloria with me, Rick Smelt was 2nd Mate on the Menelaus I think it was, Steve...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 10th November 2013, 17:07
Replies: 40
Views: 11,095
Posted By Mike Harrison
Sonia M

I think you are right, Dave. I'm not very good on names these days but as soon as I saw your post, the name rang a bell somewhere at the back of my brain! That's Ron at the far end of the Sonia M...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 9th November 2013, 10:50
Replies: 40
Views: 11,095
Posted By Mike Harrison
Blue Funnel memories

Hello sailors ! (Wave)
After the interest shown in my project on YOUTUBE entitled "Blue Flu and beyond", showing all the ships I had sailed on in my 40 years at sea, I decided to do a follow-up.
I...
Forum: Say Hello 28th October 2013, 17:32
Replies: 8
Views: 1,640
Posted By Mike Harrison
Blue Flu and beyond

Hi to all you Ancient Mariners out there in Nostalgia land.
I was 40+ years at sea working for Alfred Holt & Co.(the Blue Funnel Line)/Ocean Fleets and also for Uglands Auto Liners/U.E.C.C. (United...
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