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Search: Posts Made By: R651400
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 6th June 2019, 18:46
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By R651400
Very sorry to hear this Windrush. SFR is my ISP...

Very sorry to hear this Windrush. SFR is my ISP and am not impressed.
Will see what I can do to help..
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th April 2019, 07:42
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By R651400
Never tire of watching this video of the "Lison...

Never tire of watching this video of the "Lison Lions" (complete with "NHS gnashers!").
RIP Billy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7ON3mMMFSs
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th April 2019, 10:23
Replies: 72
Views: 5,319
Posted By R651400
The great pity about Bill Davies was Blue Funnel...

The great pity about Bill Davies was Blue Funnel deckhand to command of the then world's biggest tanker in "Universe Ireland" he had genuinely more to offer the site as a respected seafarer rather...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th March 2019, 18:48
Replies: 6
Views: 1,440
Posted By R651400
In the light of poor propagtion MRD organisers...

In the light of poor propagtion MRD organisers have chosen 20m as the best chance for DX and QRP stations to have a chance of being heard.
QRG 14052-14058 (Doddle for any R50M).
Forum: The Radio Room 9th March 2019, 06:46
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By R651400
Marine Receivers

Nice bit of nostalgia here (http://www.trafficlist.net/category/marine-radios/)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 23rd February 2019, 14:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By R651400
A functional pc/laptop motherboard without any...

A functional pc/laptop motherboard without any peripheral drives should at switcch give screen presentation from its built in bios (basic input output system).
F2 function mentioned previously...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 22nd February 2019, 18:38
Replies: 36
Views: 2,626
Posted By R651400
Another very comprehensive gallery of Sam-class...

Another very comprehensive gallery of Sam-class Liberties here (http://www.greekshippingmiracle.org/en/highlights/liberty/first-greek-liberty-ships.html) that may be of assistance
Forum: Computers and The Internet 21st February 2019, 20:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By R651400
The continuously flashing white bar t/l corner of...

The continuously flashing white bar t/l corner of screen indicates the pc or laptop is still trying to boot up..
Try the following and let us know if the pc comes to life.
From switch on...
Forum: The Radio Room 12th February 2019, 16:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,440
Posted By R651400
Latest list of registered stations here...

Latest list of registered stations here (http://www.mrd.seefunker.eu/mrd_pdfoutput.php) which should automatically update.
Forum: The Radio Room 12th February 2019, 07:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,440
Posted By R651400
Maritime Radio Day MRD 2019

This year is the 10th anniversary of MRD details here (http://www.trafficlist.net/mrd/)
For those of you who cannot participate but would like to listen in on the action and hear some call signs of...
Forum: Tramp Steamers 10th February 2019, 18:34
Replies: 36
Views: 2,626
Posted By R651400
All Blue Funnel/Glen Line Sam class Liberties had...

All Blue Funnel/Glen Line Sam class Liberties had the flying bridge to wooden main bridge conversion and the old main bridge became the Master's accommodation. Wood for new bridge I can only guess...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 9th February 2019, 11:51
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By R651400
Albert Finney

Surprised this hasn't already made the boards.
Superb actor.
RIP
Forum: The Radio Room 7th February 2019, 17:22
Replies: 28
Views: 2,095
Posted By R651400
208 metres Radio Luxemburg was notorious for its...

208 metres Radio Luxemburg was notorious for its QSB that always seemed to coincide when they reached number one on the late Sunday Top Twenty but am sure this had nothing to do with the "effect." ...
Forum: The Radio Room 7th February 2019, 08:25
Replies: 28
Views: 2,095
Posted By R651400
Sam class Liberties MF/LF stand-by receiver was...

Sam class Liberties MF/LF stand-by receiver was TRF powered by the old fashioned 100V HT battery 9V grid bias and LT from ship's emerg battery and the most sensitiv MF/LF receivers I sailed with....
Forum: The Radio Room 6th February 2019, 06:09
Replies: 28
Views: 2,095
Posted By R651400
Norddeich/DAN 474 Kcs Kiel/DAO 470 kcs and in the...

Norddeich/DAN 474 Kcs Kiel/DAO 470 kcs and in the 50's Elbe-Weser/DAC but don't remember the frequency.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 23rd January 2019, 09:55
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By R651400
Thanks all for the input and on reflection I...

Thanks all for the input and on reflection I erred #5 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) as my first deep-sea the lovely old Melampus/GMBZ had served most of...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 22nd January 2019, 05:17
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By R651400
My only thoughts are before the Taiwan breakers...

My only thoughts are before the Taiwan breakers Talthybius did a normal Far East cargo run that may have required a change from ED's to Glen Line.
If not and unlike "Ile de France" for sentimental...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 21st January 2019, 19:37
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By R651400
During my time and though it would be hard to...

During my time and though it would be hard to tell between in-house companies China Mutual and Ocean SS I cannot remember any switching but why in a foreign port from BF to Glen Line halfway thru the...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 21st January 2019, 07:55
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By R651400
Blue Funnel Name Changes

SN thread on WW2 Victory class Talthybius brings up a question that's intrigued me for many a year ie why all the chopping and changing of AH & Co ships and names between its various associated...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 20th January 2019, 17:02
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By R651400
Not bad for a Victory class Liberty ship launched...

Not bad for a Victory class Liberty ship launched as Salina Victory in 1944..

Blue Funnel has a facebook page under "Blue Funnel for Old Timers" and there is the Blue Funnel Association with...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th January 2019, 17:53
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By R651400
Reading the English version of the manual from #3...

Reading the English version of the manual from #3 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) link not as easy as it appears.
Before contemplating a dedicated vfo build...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th January 2019, 11:59
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By R651400
Good find and another with Sailor and many other...

Good find and another with Sailor and many other manuals is mods.dk ..
Forum: The Radio Room 9th January 2019, 16:12
Replies: 12
Views: 1,624
Posted By R651400
All same st Spyros Niarchos/5LAY.

All same st Spyros Niarchos/5LAY.
Forum: The Radio Room 8th January 2019, 17:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,624
Posted By R651400
It does sound impractical but if that's the case...

It does sound impractical but if that's the case there must be RO's around who have experienced using the "opposition's" equipment when a ship has changed UK owners.
Tbh don't think I'd object if...
Forum: The Radio Room 7th January 2019, 11:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,624
Posted By R651400
May have been GTZM from the outset. Still...

May have been GTZM from the outset.
Still interested to know if a UK reg ship retained or changed its radio installation on change of owner who contracted to a different radio company.
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