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Search: Posts Made By: davidrwarwick
Forum: Bulk Carriers 9th September 2019, 09:51
Replies: 1,090
Views: 188,131
Posted By davidrwarwick
MV Derbyshire lost with all hands today 9th...

MV Derbyshire lost with all hands today 9th September 1980, RIP the 42 crew and two wives who perished.
Forum: Tankers 28th June 2019, 10:10
Replies: 132
Views: 65,442
Posted By davidrwarwick
If they are photos of crew etc post them in the...

If they are photos of crew etc post them in the gallery under Life on Board section, it they are photos of the ships post them in the gallery under Tankers section. I sailed with Geoff on the London...
Forum: Ferries 20th February 2019, 09:41
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By davidrwarwick
Ex Mersey Ferry to meet the Gas Axe

Recently announced that the ex Mersey ferry MV Egremont is to be deconstructed (scrapped) :- ...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 9th September 2018, 09:38
Replies: 1,090
Views: 188,131
Posted By davidrwarwick
MV Derbyshire lost with all hands today 9th...

MV Derbyshire lost with all hands today 9th September 1980, RIP the 42 crew and two wives who perished.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 5th June 2018, 09:17
Replies: 73
Views: 8,054
Posted By davidrwarwick
The real name of the Blood Tub was the New Dock...

The real name of the Blood Tub was the New Dock Hotel
Forum: Brocklebank Line 26th May 2018, 11:09
Replies: 73
Views: 8,054
Posted By davidrwarwick
Barry, The Duke was demolished a few years back,...

Barry, The Duke was demolished a few years back, are you sure it wasn't The Blazing Stump aka The Royal Swan that you drove past, on the Wallasey side of the docks? That has been boarded up for years...
Forum: Say Hello 18th January 2018, 09:07
Replies: 34
Views: 10,968
Posted By davidrwarwick
https://www.acronymfinder.com/Turbine-Steam-Ship-(...

https://www.acronymfinder.com/Turbine-Steam-Ship-(TSS).html
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 1st November 2017, 11:11
Replies: 3
Views: 2,067
Posted By davidrwarwick
This book also has her sailing into the 21st...

This book also has her sailing into the 21st century:-
Edinburgh's Leith Docks 1970-80 ( The Transition Years) by Malcolm Fife...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 6th October 2017, 09:57
Replies: 161
Views: 10,251
Posted By davidrwarwick
Pat Kennedy and Makko the Stone Cottages are...

Pat Kennedy and Makko the Stone Cottages are still there as I passed them the other week. Here's a screenshot from Google Earth:-
Forum: Ferries 8th September 2017, 08:50
Replies: 13
Views: 2,188
Posted By davidrwarwick
Sorry no onboard pictures but this might be of...

Sorry no onboard pictures but this might be of some use .


Also there where models of all the ferries at Seacombe Ferry terminal up until it was modernised, I believe they where transferred to ...
Forum: Histories 1st May 2017, 13:41
Replies: 114
Views: 16,530
Posted By davidrwarwick
Barrie/Taff here is a British Pathe news reel...

Barrie/Taff here is a British Pathe news reel which shows Dancy and Carlsen after their rescue and yes Carlsen is wearing a beret and Dancy his full blues including cap :-...
Forum: Histories 1st May 2017, 10:36
Replies: 114
Views: 16,530
Posted By davidrwarwick
It certainly looks like Ken Dancy with the beret...

It certainly looks like Ken Dancy with the beret on
Forum: Histories 1st May 2017, 08:23
Replies: 114
Views: 16,530
Posted By davidrwarwick
The Antiques Roadshow is currently on BBC...

The Antiques Roadshow is currently on BBC Iplayer, the article about the Flying Enterprise is about 52 minutes in.

Dave
Forum: Histories 1st May 2017, 08:19
Replies: 114
Views: 16,530
Posted By davidrwarwick
The articles on the Antiques Roadshow where the...

The articles on the Antiques Roadshow where the ones that were reputedly from the Chainlocker in Falmouth, the lifejacket being Captain Carlsen's and the Lifering being the one used by Dancy when he...
Forum: Ellerman 27th November 2016, 09:05
Replies: 13
Views: 3,689
Posted By davidrwarwick
Try this :- ...

Try this :-
https://www.flickr.com/photos/clickwolf/25392192085/in/[email protected]/

Dave
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd September 2016, 09:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,195
Posted By davidrwarwick
Is this the company? ...

Is this the company?
http://www.woodward.com/Pumps.aspx
Couldn't see anything about lube oil monitoring but maybe I missed it.

Dave
Forum: Ship Research 1st September 2016, 14:17
Replies: 19
Views: 2,708
Posted By davidrwarwick
It might be worthwhile looking at this site :- ...

It might be worthwhile looking at this site :-
http://atlantic-cable.com//Cableships/
as many of the early cableships had clipper bows
149866
CS John Pender 2 1900-1928
Dave
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 17th August 2016, 09:58
Replies: 2
Views: 1,361
Posted By davidrwarwick
John, if you are on Facebook there is a group...

John, if you are on Facebook there is a group called " Blue Funnel for old timers"
which is populated by ex Blu Flu men, you may have some luck there.

Dave
Forum: Tankers 10th April 2016, 11:02
Replies: 87
Views: 56,464
Posted By davidrwarwick
By October 1962 the " Nissho Maru" was the...

By October 1962 the " Nissho Maru" was the biggest:-

http://www.britishpathe.com/video/biggest-tanker/query/Tanker

at 139,320 dwt, ship sizes then kept increasing in leaps and bounds until we...
Forum: Tankers 10th April 2016, 10:49
Replies: 87
Views: 56,464
Posted By davidrwarwick
The "Manhattan was built as a normal tanker of...

The "Manhattan was built as a normal tanker of 105,000 dwt in 1962, in 1968 she was refitted with an icebreaker bow which raised her dwt to 115,000 dwt she then became the first commercial ship to...
Forum: Tankers 10th April 2016, 09:16
Replies: 87
Views: 56,464
Posted By davidrwarwick
Largest tanker in 1966 was the newly built...

Largest tanker in 1966 was the newly built "Idemitsu Maru" 209,000 dwt :-

http://www.aukevisser.nl/supertankers/part-2/id50.htm

maybe that was the one your thinking of.

Dave
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 2nd April 2016, 09:42
Replies: 98
Views: 32,647
Posted By davidrwarwick
Sadly Peter Trodden died in Dec 2013, his last...

Sadly Peter Trodden died in Dec 2013, his last post was in Aug 2013. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=55345

Dave
Forum: Ship Research 19th March 2016, 10:01
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By davidrwarwick
Some details of CS Cable Venture here :- ...

Some details of CS Cable Venture here :-
http://atlantic-cable.com//Cableships/CableVenture/index.htm
but no details of her power plant, try searching under her original name "Neptun (3)"

Dave
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 3rd November 2015, 09:11
Replies: 26
Views: 5,939
Posted By davidrwarwick
Wirral webcam :- ...

Wirral webcam :-
http://www.wirralcam.org/dome.shtml

Dave
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 31st October 2015, 09:44
Replies: 26
Views: 5,939
Posted By davidrwarwick
Looks like the cranes for the terminal are due to...

Looks like the cranes for the terminal are due to arrive Mon 2 Nov :-

http://peelports.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/LNTM33-PORT-OF-LIVERPOOL-NO.33-2015-Zhen-Hua-232.pdf

Dave
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