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Search: Posts Made By: Derek Roger
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 26th November 2019, 17:51
Replies: 305
Views: 61,321
Posted By Derek Roger
The lad was Dave Ireland who played the double...

The lad was Dave Ireland who played the double bass in the Liverpool youth orchestra and also played in the evenings at a club the blue angel if my memory serves me right Johnnie Willis who I...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 25th November 2019, 22:14
Replies: 305
Views: 61,321
Posted By Derek Roger
Other BF engineer apprentices at that time...

Other BF engineer apprentices at that time Johnnie Willis from Inverness ; his father was a Master with BF at the time . John was got married to a local girl and quit the sea to work at Odessay...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 24th November 2019, 01:16
Replies: 305
Views: 61,321
Posted By Derek Roger
The names of the BF members in our class is as...

The names of the BF members in our class is as follows
Yau Sei Wah known as wag or Waggie ; from Indonisia a place called Kula Pela . After leaving BF he became the head of Sembawang...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 23rd November 2019, 03:31
Replies: 305
Views: 61,321
Posted By Derek Roger
I was at Riversdale in 62 to 64 and our class...

I was at Riversdale in 62 to 64 and our class consisted of half Brocklebanks and the rest BF . We were all good mates and would go to the Aiggie together at times . Would visit Aulis at times and on...
Forum: The Radio Room 4th September 2019, 00:12
Replies: 178
Views: 36,549
Posted By Derek Roger
Brocklebanks only had one to my knowledge ; Ruth...

Brocklebanks only had one to my knowledge ; Ruth Weir ; she later married the second mate that was on the Mahsud 1974 . Never heard of her since .
Forum: Ben Line 6th June 2019, 03:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,929
Posted By Derek Roger
Brocklebanks Maihar and Mahsud had flume tanks...

Brocklebanks Maihar and Mahsud had flume tanks which when filled to the correct levels they worked fine ( there was as I recollect some formula and chart to be referred too and somthing to do with...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th May 2019, 18:49
Replies: 257
Views: 29,880
Posted By Derek Roger
Thanks John ; Colonel Mike Hoare celebrated his...

Thanks John ; Colonel Mike Hoare celebrated his 100 th birthday on St Paddies Day . 5 of his original wild geese attended along with family and friends . Derek
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th May 2019, 02:06
Replies: 257
Views: 29,880
Posted By Derek Roger
Hi Shipmates . I am still alive and kicking ;...

Hi Shipmates . I am still alive and kicking ; happy to talk to anyone ; Brocks being my favorite . Derek
Forum: BP Shipping 1st February 2019, 23:43
Replies: 25
Views: 3,319
Posted By Derek Roger
The only woman was the Nurse who had her own...

The only woman was the Nurse who had her own bungalow adjacent to the CO s close to the officers beach . Couple of pics in my gallery . Cheers Derek
Forum: BP Shipping 1st May 2018, 00:21
Replies: 10
Views: 2,513
Posted By Derek Roger
Did my phase 3 at Springburn 64/65. It was an...

Did my phase 3 at Springburn 64/65. It was an annex to Stow College . Once a week down to Dobbies Loan for Naval Arch . Happy Days Derek
Forum: The Bridge 28th April 2018, 20:48
Replies: 54
Views: 9,080
Posted By Derek Roger
No Pat they worked well ; it was only after the...

No Pat they worked well ; it was only after the incident they were fitted to all Brock ships . Cheers Derek
Forum: The Bridge 28th April 2018, 17:24
Replies: 54
Views: 9,080
Posted By Derek Roger
I have the same / similar unit made by Kelvin...

I have the same / similar unit made by Kelvin Hughes . Brocks had these magnetic off course alarms fitted in case the Gyro fell over .
It had happened on one of our ships in the Med ; ship slowly...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 27th April 2018, 00:44
Replies: 97
Views: 30,000
Posted By Derek Roger
Any females there at the time ?

Any females there at the time ?
Forum: Nautical Colleges 21st April 2018, 01:54
Replies: 174
Views: 68,566
Posted By Derek Roger
George Saltrese

I very much doubt it . George when giving lessons would come out with amazing stories which usually ended up with him telling us he had invented the item under discussion . We had very little...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 18th April 2018, 21:48
Replies: 174
Views: 68,566
Posted By Derek Roger
In my days ; teachers were George Harwood ...

In my days ; teachers were George Harwood Maths ; Lt Cmdr Kenworthy Neal
Heat Engines ; Mr Endbinder Electo tech : George Saltrese EK,s and many others
who escape me now ; but the names...
Forum: The Engine Room 18th April 2018, 01:47
Replies: 34
Views: 6,760
Posted By Derek Roger
Are you sure NHP is nominal and not Net HP . ...

Are you sure NHP is nominal and not Net HP . All my discharge books show either BHP Shaft HP or NHP therefore I assume NHP is the same as shaft or BHP.
Cheers Derek
Forum: Ship Research 11th April 2018, 19:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By Derek Roger
Is it not to do with a right handed or left...

Is it not to do with a right handed or left handed sculling Mike ??
Forum: Ship Research 11th April 2018, 19:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By Derek Roger
Depends on which side of the road you drive on .

Depends on which side of the road you drive on .
Forum: Brocklebank Line 5th April 2017, 00:44
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By Derek Roger
To answer the part of your question re could the...

To answer the part of your question re could the Aux be used to supply power to the shaft alternators and provide emergency power to the main shaft as a get home device . The simple answer is No .
A...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 5th April 2017, 00:23
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By Derek Roger
Read quote # 11 David Main Engines ( Prime...

Read quote # 11 David Main Engines ( Prime Movers ) were Pielstick

Paxmans were the auxiliary alternators used in port for cargo operations and for Stand Bye entering and leaving port supplying...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 4th April 2017, 21:32
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By Derek Roger
Maipura and other D.C ships were a piece of cake...

Maipura and other D.C ships were a piece of cake ; even as a first trip apprenticle I was allowed to change over Gen sets . Happy days Derek
Forum: Brocklebank Line 4th April 2017, 16:29
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By Derek Roger
Vessels in question with shaft alternators are...

Vessels in question with shaft alternators are Mahsud and Maihar . General cargo vessels each with 2 X 14 Cylinder Pielstick medium speed diesels running at constant speed of 450 RPM . 9416 Gross...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 4th April 2017, 02:33
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By Derek Roger
What year did the Maihar have here shaft...

What year did the Maihar have here shaft alterternator probs ? I gave the Port one a good soaking when putting out the fire in Tokyo Bay after the gear box explosion in late 1971 ; Stbd got some...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 4th April 2017, 01:05
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By Derek Roger
You are of course quite right on that Don ; as I...

You are of course quite right on that Don ; as I recollect we could split the main switchboard also ; using 1 shaft Geny for the Bow Thruster and the other for Ships Service if required . Only used...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 3rd April 2017, 19:00
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By Derek Roger
Mahsud and Maihar had both the lights and the...

Mahsud and Maihar had both the lights and the scope . Derek
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