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Search: Posts Made By: raf1387
Forum: Fishing Vessels 19th February 2016, 13:05
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By raf1387
Giles, I'm an idiot I don't know why I put that...

Giles, I'm an idiot I don't know why I put that in must have been a senior moment. I have been studying trawlers for over 60 years and there is no excuse for stupidity.
Forum: RNLI 19th February 2016, 10:21
Replies: 3
Views: 2,784
Posted By raf1387
Many thanks for that LBGUM it's much appreciated....

Many thanks for that LBGUM it's much appreciated.
Regards Donald
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 14th February 2016, 20:18
Replies: 8
Views: 1,913
Posted By raf1387
Standard Fishing company, black topsides over red...

Standard Fishing company, black topsides over red boot topping. Brown casing and wheelhouse, black funnel.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 8th February 2016, 22:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By raf1387
Most trawlers are listed as LOA as per Lloyd's...

Most trawlers are listed as LOA as per Lloyd's register unless otherwise stated.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 26th January 2016, 22:34
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By raf1387
Thanks Linnea much appreciated.

Thanks Linnea much appreciated.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 26th January 2016, 12:28
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By raf1387
John Lewis Built French Steam Trawlers

Can anyone give me the Fishing numbers for the following steam trawlers built in Aberdeen 1946/47
Cote D-Opale
Poiton
Gascogne
Bearn
Guyenne

Many thanks
Forum: RNLI 9th December 2015, 14:00
Replies: 3
Views: 2,784
Posted By raf1387
Whitehills Lifeboats

I am looking for photographs of the following which served at Whitehills.

George and Mary Berrey., 35' S/R. O/N.479 served 1924-1928
George Gordon Moir., 35' S/R. O/N.606 served 1928-1932...
Forum: RNLI 2nd December 2015, 11:45
Replies: 1
Views: 1,584
Posted By raf1387
St.Andrew civil service No 10

i have a reference to this boat dated 15tH November 1959, it states that she turned over, engine stopped - landed in Cromarty.
Can anyone shed any light on this.
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 8th December 2014, 09:13
Replies: 31
Views: 14,656
Posted By raf1387
Thanks Martyn's I will order it from the library

Thanks Martyn's I will order it from the library
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 7th December 2014, 22:38
Replies: 31
Views: 14,656
Posted By raf1387
Help. I am trying to trace a steam trawler...

Help. I am trying to trace a steam trawler completed for Boston Deep Sea fishing at the outbreak of ww2. She was taken from the stocks by the Admiralty and handed to Trinity House. After the war she...
Forum: Model Ships 6th September 2014, 18:38
Replies: 1
Views: 1,259
Posted By raf1387
If my memory serves me correctly, the bolt rope...

If my memory serves me correctly, the bolt rope on the sail had crinkles worked in at the mast hoop positions and the hoops were served to these. Will check when I get home tomorrow
Forum: Fishing Vessels 5th September 2014, 12:18
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By raf1387
Help Douglas I cannot open the link perhaps you...

Help Douglas I cannot open the link perhaps you could e mail it to me on [email protected]
Forum: Fishing Vessels 3rd September 2014, 13:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By raf1387
Douglas, Do you have any further details. I...

Douglas,
Do you have any further details. I loaned my foreign registers to someone way back and they have not been returned. I can't even remember who it was.....senility strikes again
Forum: Fishing Vessels 3rd September 2014, 09:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By raf1387
Thanks Douglas I can pass this on to the skippers...

Thanks Douglas I can pass this on to the skippers grandson.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 2nd September 2014, 17:08
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By raf1387
Belgian trawlers

I am trying to find a name fo O.300 that worked out of Ostende in the late 1950s.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 1st February 2013, 23:09
Replies: 362
Views: 134,005
Posted By raf1387
Hi again anyone know the history of DAUNTLESS...

Hi again anyone know the history of DAUNTLESS STAR LT.371 built by Cochranes 1947. Her O/N 166709. I know her sister was renamed Dauntless Star in 1958 but can not find LT.371 in the register after...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 26th January 2013, 12:11
Replies: 362
Views: 134,005
Posted By raf1387
Hi again I've found ALA again. She was sold to...

Hi again I've found ALA again. She was sold to the Government of Pakistan in 1948 with Karachi as her home port.at least I know now why she disappeared from the registers.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 26th January 2013, 09:51
Replies: 362
Views: 134,005
Posted By raf1387
Thanks Dave I only checked as far as 1945 and...

Thanks Dave I only checked as far as 1945 and presumed she had either been sunk or sold foreign.i thought I had found her in 1948 but this was her MFV replacement built 1944.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 25th January 2013, 15:13
Replies: 362
Views: 134,005
Posted By raf1387
Can anyone help with ALA LT.347 the lead ship of...

Can anyone help with ALA LT.347 the lead ship of her class in 1933. The last entry I can find for her is 1939,
Forum: Model Ships 17th December 2012, 23:18
Replies: 51
Views: 16,814
Posted By raf1387
Yes MOUNT KEEN. Had a black funnel originally but...

Yes MOUNT KEEN. Had a black funnel originally but in later life it was white with a black top. She did however keep her green hull.
Forum: Model Ships 17th December 2012, 16:28
Replies: 51
Views: 16,814
Posted By raf1387
She is A.411 MOUNT KEEN when rigged for trawling....

She is A.411 MOUNT KEEN when rigged for trawling. Originally built as a steam liner. I will post some pics of her tomorrow as I have used up my allowance for today.
Forum: Model Ships 17th December 2012, 10:31
Replies: 51
Views: 16,814
Posted By raf1387
Trawler models

Here is the builders model of Star of Orkney.
Forum: Model Ships 17th December 2012, 10:28
Replies: 51
Views: 16,814
Posted By raf1387
Trawler models

here are some pics of some of my models.
The first is to show the Aberdeen hull colour on a 'replica' builders model I made in the 80s
Forum: Model Ships 17th December 2012, 09:23
Replies: 51
Views: 16,814
Posted By raf1387
Please please do not think I am in any way...

Please please do not think I am in any way criticising the quality of the model. All my life I have studied other modellers work and learned frm them. I just have this hang up that if you give a...
Forum: Model Ships 16th December 2012, 11:50
Replies: 51
Views: 16,814
Posted By raf1387
Hi nhp561, I had forgotten about this when I...

Hi nhp561,
I had forgotten about this when I got home.yes the wheel was at the rear of the wheelhouse. This system took26 turns to go from hard port to hard starboard. STAR OF ORKNEY built in 1937...
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