Ships Nostalgia - Search Results
00:25

Welcome
Welcome!Welcome to Ships Nostalgia, the world's greatest online community for people worldwide with an interest in ships and shipping. Whether you are crew, ex-crew, ship enthusiasts or cruisers, this is the forum for you. And what's more, it's completely FREE.

Click here to go to the forums home page and find out more.
Click here to join.
Log in
User Name Password

Showing results 1 to 25 of 28
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Garethed
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 23rd January 2019, 20:25
Replies: 20
Views: 2,668
Posted By Garethed
Quite agree. Compared with todays so-called...

Quite agree. Compared with todays so-called comedy it is leagues ahead and much less offensive.
Forum: The Engine Room 15th April 2018, 21:17
Replies: 34
Views: 6,185
Posted By Garethed
Indicated horsepower is calculated from the...

Indicated horsepower is calculated from the indicator card taken from each cylinder and would depend on valve/injection timing, etc, so not given very often.
Brake power (shaft horsepower, shp) is...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th August 2017, 19:10
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By Garethed
Couldn't agree more with this.

Couldn't agree more with this.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th October 2016, 19:22
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Garethed
Great singer - 'Run to Him'.

Great singer - 'Run to Him'.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 2nd May 2016, 14:02
Replies: 53
Views: 8,621
Posted By Garethed
Thanks Pompeyfan - great photo. I would have been...

Thanks Pompeyfan - great photo. I would have been aboard, but it didn't bring back any seafaring memories!
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 1st May 2016, 19:30
Replies: 53
Views: 8,621
Posted By Garethed
Having just done a cruise on the new Ovation of...

Having just done a cruise on the new Ovation of the Seas - 4000 passengers, 2000 crew approx. - I can say I felt a little bit uncomfortable with the shear size of the ship. It was like being at sea...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 21st February 2016, 21:28
Replies: 93
Views: 29,641
Posted By Garethed
Spent time at 680 Commercial Rd - had the room on...

Spent time at 680 Commercial Rd - had the room on the first floor looking directly over the junction as in Keltic Star photo above (thanks for this very nostalgic pic) - and at the Stack of Bricks up...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 21st August 2014, 13:49
Replies: 11
Views: 2,403
Posted By Garethed
Open your pic in PAINT - (right click on pic...

Open your pic in PAINT - (right click on pic icon - open with - paint), then click on resize. Try 40% to start with, but use trial and error.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th April 2014, 19:27
Replies: 604
Views: 98,150
Posted By Garethed
Why haven't we heard definitely if the ship hit a...

Why haven't we heard definitely if the ship hit a rock or not? Surely the divers can inspect the outer hull quite easily.
Forum: Ship Research 6th February 2014, 11:40
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By Garethed
Atlanta

Thanks. I will be posting the photo soon. Rainham for breaking is a surprise.
Forum: Ship Research 6th February 2014, 08:44
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By Garethed
Atlanta

I have a 1959 photo of Atlanta which I took as a young boy in Dartmouth. From this site I learn she was an Irish Lights vessel and must have been fitting out when I saw her. I would like to know...
Forum: BP Shipping 5th February 2014, 19:45
Replies: 34
Views: 5,926
Posted By Garethed
To be slightly irritating, it should be shaft...

To be slightly irritating, it should be shaft horsepower s.h.p. It's the same as bhp. My last ship was 17,600 shp - take 0.75 of this figure to get approximate kW.
Forum: BP Shipping 11th December 2013, 20:53
Replies: 24
Views: 5,803
Posted By Garethed
We lost one blade from the prop on MV Tekoa 1969,...

We lost one blade from the prop on MV Tekoa 1969, Pacific. We limped into NZ to discharge and then across to Sydney to await the arrival of a replacement prop from UK. We were in DD on Cockatoo...
Forum: Brocklebank Line 18th November 2013, 15:01
Replies: 15
Views: 3,112
Posted By Garethed
I've sailed as engineer on both steam and diesel....

I've sailed as engineer on both steam and diesel. Diesel easily wins on economy, and suitable staff are easily found to operate it. Steam is more sophisticated and requires extra care and attention....
Forum: Model Ships 8th November 2013, 13:32
Replies: 24
Views: 3,131
Posted By Garethed
Hull

I want to build a model of one of my ships, but would like to start with a ready-made hull. Does anyone know where I can get a hull so that I can start my model?
Thanks in anticipation...!
Forum: Model Ships 8th November 2013, 13:21
Replies: 94
Views: 20,673
Posted By Garethed
Are these 3D models? Which package are you using?...

Are these 3D models? Which package are you using?
Thanks for info
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 1st November 2012, 21:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By Garethed
Charlie Was with Gib Teasdale weekend before...

Charlie

Was with Gib Teasdale weekend before last. A small group of us atttended the annual seafarers service in Llandaff Cathedral, followed by a few drinks in the Butchers. Gib is OK but showing...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 30th October 2012, 23:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By Garethed
John Ford

Charlie

Thanks for replying. I don't know much about the circumstances except that he left the School of Maritime Studies, Western Avenue and went to work - teaching I think - in Saudi, where he...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th October 2012, 23:01
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By Garethed
If this is the John Ford who was lecturer in...

If this is the John Ford who was lecturer in Cardiff, I'm afraid he died a long time ago. He went to work in Saudi, I believe. I shared an office with him for a short time.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 27th October 2012, 22:56
Replies: 251
Views: 62,507
Posted By Garethed
I did two trips on CP Trader in 1975 as 5th...

I did two trips on CP Trader in 1975 as 5th Engineer. Main engine lub oil became emulsified on the way back from Quebec to Rotterdam, which I pointed out to the 2E who showed not the slightest...
Forum: New Zealand Shipping Co. 27th August 2012, 19:32
Replies: 38
Views: 9,305
Posted By Garethed
Hi Tom Only just looked again at this...

Hi Tom

Only just looked again at this thread. Interesting to hear you were 1st Fridge at the time, but we were not on board long enough to have got to know each other. Did you sail with the ship...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th July 2012, 20:28
Replies: 19
Views: 6,735
Posted By Garethed
I have now posted my photos on the site - search...

I have now posted my photos on the site - search Tekoa.

The dates for the trip were:-
21 July 67. Sailed at 3pm from Sunderland.
28 July 67. Arrived at anchorage George Bank.
11 August 67....
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 25th July 2012, 19:14
Replies: 19
Views: 6,735
Posted By Garethed
I have checked with my NZ shipmate and he...

I have checked with my NZ shipmate and he confirms we did not go into Boston. He thinks there was another similar trip which must be the one you are thinking of. Do you know the dates? The one we...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th July 2012, 19:30
Replies: 19
Views: 6,735
Posted By Garethed
NZSCOTTY. I really don't remember Boston - except...

NZSCOTTY. I really don't remember Boston - except for the Boston radio station we listened to all the time. Did we go alongside or anchor off?
I am in touch with the other cadet who lives now in NZ...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 23rd July 2012, 19:41
Replies: 19
Views: 6,735
Posted By Garethed
NZSCOTTY. I think you may have the wrong trip -...

NZSCOTTY.
I think you may have the wrong trip - I don't remember going in to Boston. Was there another trip the same?
I joined MV Otaki after this and was blown up in the engine room.
Would be...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 28

 


Support SN


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.