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Search: Posts Made By: david smith
Forum: Houlder Brothers 16th March 2008, 21:05
Replies: 25
Views: 5,680
Posted By david smith
Not Vermin, but insects - common to have the ship...

Not Vermin, but insects - common to have the ship fumigated before loading grain. We had to do the same in Adelaide later the next voyage, but the crew remained on board. The following trip from...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd September 2006, 16:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By david smith
http://www.greatoceanliners.net/stellapolaris.html...

http://www.greatoceanliners.net/stellapolaris.html

for a comprehensive and interesting history of this fine ship.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd September 2006, 11:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By david smith
Stella Polaris sinks

The 1927 built Stella Polaris has sunk off the Japanese Coast. At 5,100 t she had yacht type lines and was one of the finest ships afloat. She was being towed to China for conversion to a restaurant...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 1st September 2006, 13:52
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By david smith
Also a rumour that MSC is interested in Norwegian...

Also a rumour that MSC is interested in Norwegian Cruise Line from Star Cruise
Forum: Colliers 28th August 2006, 10:25
Replies: 26
Views: 7,782
Posted By david smith
One of the CEGB ships swinging off the berth at...

One of the CEGB ships swinging off the berth at Cliff Quay, Ipswich sometime very early 70's.
Forum: Container Vessels 27th August 2006, 15:22
Replies: 91
Views: 35,427
Posted By david smith
two recent emma maersk tankers- the first was...

two recent emma maersk tankers-
the first was Emma Maersk built 1993 and renamed British Vigilance two years later, becoming the Eugen Maersk in 2002. sold to Hyundai Corp in 2004 now sails as...
Forum: Ship Research 24th August 2006, 18:32
Replies: 9
Views: 4,187
Posted By david smith
Circumnavigated the Isle of Wight - seasick all...

Circumnavigated the Isle of Wight - seasick all the time!
Not one of my favourite memories.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 24th August 2006, 11:28
Replies: 19
Views: 5,351
Posted By david smith
CP Valour ex Dart Britain

The Accident report on the grounding and loss of the CP Valour in the Azores has been published - interesting reading!

http://www.maib.gov.uk/latest_news/cp_valour_report_published.cfm
Forum: Ship Research 23rd August 2006, 13:58
Replies: 9
Views: 4,187
Posted By david smith
Halcyon from the stern of the training vessel...

Halcyon from the stern of the training vessel Somerset in the Hamble
Forum: P & O 16th August 2006, 14:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By david smith
Does anyone remember a tv programme about these...

Does anyone remember a tv programme about these ships - either the Dumra or Dwarka and featured greenery around the funnel?
Forum: Ship Research 29th July 2006, 09:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,280
Posted By david smith
Many may remember the "Drunken Docker" in Ipswich...

Many may remember the "Drunken Docker" in Ipswich wet dock. Two barges welded together to become a social club for dockworkers. Believed to have ended up on the Thames.
Forum: P & O 26th July 2006, 18:39
Replies: 31
Views: 6,545
Posted By david smith
The Fernie pic was taken by me in January 1972

The Fernie pic was taken by me in January 1972
Forum: Ship Research 19th July 2006, 08:46
Replies: 19
Views: 4,281
Posted By david smith
I believe this is the Amsterdam, seen in the...

I believe this is the Amsterdam, seen in the North Sea.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th July 2006, 18:17
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By david smith
built of lead?

built of lead?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th July 2006, 08:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By david smith
Stena hss

the news is out that the High Speed Stena Discovery service from Harwich to the Hook is to finish in April next. Cheap airlines are to blame along with tripled fuel costs.
The Stena Britannica and...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th July 2006, 08:42
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By david smith
How will this go with SvitzerWijsmuller ( Part...

How will this go with SvitzerWijsmuller ( Part of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group)?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th June 2006, 19:41
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By david smith
ABP is owned by the shareholders, there are no...

ABP is owned by the shareholders, there are no major institutions who own the company but after massive sharebuying today anything can happen.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th June 2006, 18:01
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By david smith
Just wait and see what develops. This may not be...

Just wait and see what develops. This may not be the final offer and the market is expecting counter bids, that is confirmed in the closing price - a lot higher than the 810p offered by Golmas Sachs...
Forum: Special Purpose Vessels 12th June 2006, 08:19
Replies: 2
Views: 1,943
Posted By david smith
from thhe same site, more information on this...

from thhe same site, more information on this strange vessel and more details on the coal mine and ports (Lati, Suaran and Sambarata) at
www.beraucoal.co.id/delivery/index.html

Features
The...
Forum: Ship Research 4th June 2006, 14:37
Replies: 5
Views: 1,985
Posted By david smith
I have her listed under Peter Dohle in D.R...

I have her listed under Peter Dohle in D.R Chesterton,s Coastal Ships 1967 and his ABC Foreign and Coastal Short Sea Freighters 1963
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 3rd June 2006, 16:58
Replies: 3
Views: 3,183
Posted By david smith
Built 2001 38,906 gt ex Maersk Seraya Panama...

Built 2001 38,906 gt ex Maersk Seraya Panama flag.
Sistership Ocean Senang , ex Maersk Senang. Both Japanese built and NKK Clasification soc.
(Equasis)
Forum: Container Vessels 15th May 2006, 15:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,304
Posted By david smith
thanks for the info - suspected the Manchester...

thanks for the info - suspected the Manchester Liners connection!
Forum: Coasters 8th May 2006, 11:11
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By david smith
This is a typical river coaster common in the...

This is a typical river coaster common in the Russian fleet, now dispersed to other countries of registration. The Ladoga class of coasters also have a strange shapes, one (Ladoga 106) with the...
Forum: Container Vessels 7th May 2006, 09:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,304
Posted By david smith
Feeder 3 and 4

The small container ship Feeder 4 has just been sold for scrap. I can see she was named MSC Red Sea and MSC Tbilisi before, but does anyone know of the rest of her history? built 1973 4145grt,...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 30th April 2006, 20:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By david smith
May I suggest you have reset your display. Go to...

May I suggest you have reset your display. Go to Control Panel - display and settings then choose your card/graphics settings. choose the maximum the computer will allow - if the screen goes blank...
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