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Search: Posts Made By: Winmar
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 15th January 2020, 02:06
Replies: 17
Views: 1,242
Posted By Winmar
Thanks Barney, have done. Those things swinging...

Thanks Barney, have done. Those things swinging off the oil berths will wreak havoc and it needs thinking about as it will severely restrict tanker movements in the fairway and off the berths at...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 11th January 2020, 04:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,242
Posted By Winmar
From what I have seen Duncs you would need easy...

From what I have seen Duncs you would need easy access to a nearby crap house!(Jester)(Jester)(Thumb)
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 10th January 2020, 21:43
Replies: 17
Views: 1,242
Posted By Winmar
With respect sir, what a load of garbage....

With respect sir, what a load of garbage. Oil/Gas/chemical vessels are subject to far more rigorous controls such as TMSA/Sire/CDI inspections/audits by OCIMF Members and the Chemical and Gas...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 10th January 2020, 16:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,242
Posted By Winmar
Ah yes, if only this were true. I guess we are...

Ah yes, if only this were true. I guess we are talking about the same Carnival Cruise Lines who trade out of Southampton were the head office of the MCA is located. The same Carnival Cruise Lines who...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 6th January 2020, 17:53
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By Winmar
Hans Tilkowski - West Germany Keeper in 66

1966 was the first tournament that I watched every game possible at the time. My distant memory of this guy was of a decent keeper who accepted the defeat in 66 graciously. It must have been tough to...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th December 2019, 07:04
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Winmar
Martin Peters - World Cup Winner 1966

In a week when I see a brainless British sporting media describe yet another football mortal as a legend, a real 100% genuine legend passed away ravished by the horrible illness that is Alzheimer's....
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 5th December 2019, 00:18
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Winmar
True legend in an era when the term is used about...

True legend in an era when the term is used about mere mortals. There is a saying that no one man wins a game on their own well Bob and Botham almost did in 81 at Headingly. I will never forget his 8...
Forum: Tugs 19th September 2019, 08:09
Replies: 10
Views: 4,820
Posted By Winmar
A.M. Jackson's are located on Castle Street, Hull...

A.M. Jackson's are located on Castle Street, Hull formerly located in the Land of Green Ginger and are recognised around the UK and beyond for their high standards of Maritime Law. I am guessing that...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd September 2019, 10:30
Replies: 178
Views: 38,085
Posted By Winmar
I and probably others Laurie, find it very...

I and probably others Laurie, find it very distasteful that you find it necessary to blight a young ladies character by referring to her as a Peese Artiste or piss artist on a web site. The Merchant...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th August 2019, 09:59
Replies: 18
Views: 2,121
Posted By Winmar
Lighten up lads, she is a schooly with a dream! I...

Lighten up lads, she is a schooly with a dream! I doubt that her taking a sh*t mid Atlantic will add to the problems of Global Warming! But to please the pedants she could change her name by deed...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th August 2019, 00:55
Replies: 52
Views: 8,835
Posted By Winmar
There are some that would say that the Titanic...

There are some that would say that the Titanic wasn't exactly a glowing endorsement for British shipbuilding! A more bigoted outfit you would never find. Glad they are gone, they would never employ a...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th July 2019, 01:28
Replies: 73
Views: 9,158
Posted By Winmar
[QUOTE=Al Viljoen;2994401] Nowadays it is in...

[QUOTE=Al Viljoen;2994401]
Nowadays it is in and out and generally there is no fun left - but it is well paid.
/QUOTE]

In my humble opinion, it was the in and out which was most fun......and we...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th July 2019, 01:21
Replies: 73
Views: 9,158
Posted By Winmar
Have you been turned in with Rip Van Winkle or...

Have you been turned in with Rip Van Winkle or something?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th July 2019, 01:15
Replies: 73
Views: 9,158
Posted By Winmar
Well said Tom. Seafarers cross all political...

Well said Tom. Seafarers cross all political borders and they only want to do the job they like or need to. The crew are in my thoughts as well.
Forum: Ship Research 19th July 2019, 09:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,857
Posted By Winmar
International Code of Signals B flag - I am...

International Code of Signals B flag - I am loading, discharging or carrying dangerous cargo, keep well clear at slow speed.
Country of registry flag is flown on jack stay aft, is, Red Ensign for UK...
Forum: Bank Line 17th July 2019, 01:24
Replies: 15
Views: 2,428
Posted By Winmar
Same as in the old days Bob,(Thumb)

Same as in the old days Bob,(Thumb)
Forum: BP Shipping 12th July 2019, 07:05
Replies: 19
Views: 3,011
Posted By Winmar
We should have kept going when we finished with...

We should have kept going when we finished with Iraq!
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 16th June 2019, 03:55
Replies: 15
Views: 2,039
Posted By Winmar
His routine as the German officer with the white...

His routine as the German officer with the white football shorts complete with Swazteca used to crease me up! Lunatic but hilarious none the less, RIP Freddie.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th April 2019, 01:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By Winmar
Amen to all of the above. The word "Legend" gets...

Amen to all of the above. The word "Legend" gets bandied about a bit too often in Sporting circles these days but not in Billy's case. A colossus of a player, giant of a man and a great fellow. RIP...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 14th April 2019, 01:51
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Winmar
He apparently said to Bestie, that he might go...

He apparently said to Bestie, that he might go past and the ball might go past but the two together will not go past him. A real character from when the game was full of characters not like now when...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 13th April 2019, 03:32
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Winmar
Tommy Smith - Liverpool Legend

I was saddened tonight to hear of the passing of Tommy Smith. Tommy was primarily known as a tough, uncompromising, hard tackling defender but this description hides the fact that he was also a very...
Forum: Say Hello 9th April 2019, 10:42
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By Winmar
In 78/79, Certificates of Competency were...

In 78/79, Certificates of Competency were controlled by the DTI/DTP and the OND/ONC's were run by the colleges. As someone else said, the Certs of Competence were taken over by Scotvec on behalf of...
Forum: Elder Dempster 24th March 2019, 07:00
Replies: 22
Views: 2,922
Posted By Winmar
This is really jarring the old memory. I seem to...

This is really jarring the old memory. I seem to remember if you achieved the average pass of 70% but failed an individual paper they would give you a referral in that lowest scoring paper but if you...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 15th February 2019, 00:23
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Winmar
A God send in a different era. In 1976 whilst at...

A God send in a different era. In 1976 whilst at Warsash as cadets we shared a VW 1200 Beetle. On one Saturday afternoon, assisted by two engineer cadets, one coincidentally called Paul Haynes, we...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 10th February 2019, 02:01
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By Winmar
Really sad for both of them. At least young...

Really sad for both of them. At least young Sala's poor family can be at peace and grieve properly for the sun and brother. RIP son.

Spare a thought and prayer for the family of the pilot. I hope...
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