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Search: Posts Made By: garryNorton
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th September 2019, 11:16
Replies: 12
Views: 6,995
Posted By garryNorton
Your log in is too complicated and 0 and O the...

Your log in is too complicated and 0 and O the same when logging and to some of us old folk complicated log ins are difficult.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 11th July 2019, 14:50
Replies: 398
Views: 69,927
Posted By garryNorton
My wife informs me that Peter's surname is...

My wife informs me that Peter's surname is Colwell and was 2nd Engineer of the Eastern Glory.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 11th July 2019, 14:42
Replies: 398
Views: 69,927
Posted By garryNorton
Nick I see you refer to John 'Slim' Caldwell he...

Nick I see you refer to John 'Slim' Caldwell he was actually called Peter Caldwell.
He was my best man and lived in Sydney with his parents where we stopped on my wedding night and after the wedding...
Forum: Vendor Deals 8th July 2019, 17:32
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By garryNorton
BBC Licence fee for over 75's

Where is this post now? I am told it is in stormy weather but can not find it, may be I am too old.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st May 2019, 19:14
Replies: 40
Views: 4,789
Posted By garryNorton
What a fuss about nothing, Jebel Ali pilots got a...

What a fuss about nothing, Jebel Ali pilots got a free car every 2 years and as much petrol as it could drink. Wifes also could use it.
In the Solomon Islands we had no official cars except for the...
Forum: Ship Research 27th April 2019, 16:07
Replies: 22
Views: 2,765
Posted By garryNorton
Looks like a clapper for a forecastle head bell...

Looks like a clapper for a forecastle head bell which was unshipped when at sea so it was only rung when required during anchoring or in fog
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 1st March 2019, 10:04
Replies: 24
Views: 2,358
Posted By garryNorton
You can see what happens when the UK Government...

You can see what happens when the UK Government gives independence and takes away their civil service.Today we pay more in aid than they did administering the Solomons
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 1st March 2019, 09:25
Replies: 24
Views: 2,358
Posted By garryNorton
Deck passengers were the normal in the British...

Deck passengers were the normal in the British Solomon Islands and we had a square footage as to how many were allowed on the various ships along with what trade they were on ie coastal,inter island...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th December 2018, 10:14
Replies: 20
Views: 3,476
Posted By garryNorton
Having piloted American warships I find it...

Having piloted American warships I find it entirely wrong that you did not know who was in charge as all their ships introduce you to their commander when you come on board, I have piloted several...
Forum: Union Steam ship Co Of New Zealand LTD 23rd September 2018, 10:37
Replies: 26
Views: 5,441
Posted By garryNorton
When I was on the Waimea on the South Island...

When I was on the Waimea on the South Island trade the Captain was Roy Gower and he and the mate and myself went home to Sydney from Port Kembla and the ship had to be shifted into the inner harbour...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th September 2018, 17:01
Replies: 32
Views: 11,436
Posted By garryNorton
I sailed with gentleman John Kirk as a cadet and...

I sailed with gentleman John Kirk as a cadet and later ran into him in Sydney when he was Marine Super there.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 11th September 2018, 14:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,975
Posted By garryNorton
How do I send a picture to the gallery, I have a...

How do I send a picture to the gallery, I have a apple and my pictures are on iPhoto and Photos
Garry Norton
Forum: SN Directory Discussion 10th August 2018, 11:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,494
Posted By garryNorton
Cowes Chain Link Ferry

The chain link Cowes to East Cowes Isle of Wight has been giving trouble since being updated a couple of years ago and it may have been better to have replaced it with a conventual engined ferry...
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