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Search: Posts Made By: david freeman
Forum: Tankers 7th July 2020, 18:35
Replies: 135
Views: 49,519
Posted By david freeman
Good evening you scallywag, were you at some...

Good evening you scallywag, were you at some point in the mid 70's at BOT Gosfoth, with the rouges and vagabonds, such as Radcliffe, Greenlees, Dixon, Dorean, and the lecky? and a few more. My career...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 27th June 2020, 09:51
Replies: 13
Views: 4,664
Posted By david freeman
as an apprentice doing my ond at Constantine in...

as an apprentice doing my ond at Constantine in Middlesborogh, we wold often go into the town docks and be invited by the C/E of the visiting Strick Line ship, loading steel [mainly for the middle...
Forum: Model Ships 20th June 2020, 17:02
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By david freeman
I am not sure however cable and wireless had...

I am not sure however cable and wireless had worldwide stations with cableships in white livery .UK,, Medi Singapore, and the West Indies? maybe. Look up the company name, I refere to the 60's to...
Forum: Model Ships 17th June 2020, 21:32
Replies: 24
Views: 1,025
Posted By david freeman
dear sir, you may be interested to read the blogs...

dear sir, you may be interested to read the blogs under the BP SHIPPING heading and the Manhattan Project, and BP's interest in the NW Passage, as a practical development of shipping crude from the...
Forum: Say Hello 8th June 2020, 20:41
Replies: 26
Views: 8,034
Posted By david freeman
IT WAS NOT i YOUNG MAN

IT WAS NOT i YOUNG MAN
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd June 2020, 08:15
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By david freeman
Phew!! were No.10 coaling shovels at the ready,...

Phew!! were No.10 coaling shovels at the ready, and stronger firemen to shovel the amount of coal per hour into the hungry beast? and what about the ash and cinders, how was that riddled and removed?...
Forum: The Engine Room 31st May 2020, 08:49
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By david freeman
It takes one back, save the ship, save your self,...

It takes one back, save the ship, save your self, and maybe the cargo, self preservation, the best lifeboat is your ship??? I just wonder what the master/captain and chief engineer, worked out as a...
Forum: The Engine Room 29th May 2020, 08:12
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By david freeman
lovely, just curious, I just wonder if the...

lovely, just curious, I just wonder if the 'frame' can still slip into the water spaces of a 'scotch boiler' and pass all those intriguing bits, between the shell, and fire/combustion chambers, or...
Forum: The Engine Room 28th May 2020, 14:57
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By david freeman
I am a little lost, Please what are you looking...

I am a little lost, Please what are you looking for/researching?
Are you challenging the roles and responsibilities of a Boiler Insurance surveyor, or life experience of one who has had this role...
Forum: The Radio Room 26th May 2020, 16:20
Replies: 67
Views: 6,626
Posted By david freeman
Alas dear youath in the 60.s the BP safety films...

Alas dear youath in the 60.s the BP safety films were a must, Shown now and again we we could not exchange the Walport Film Box: Then real excitement, besides using an un- secured ladder on deck, or...
Forum: The Engine Room 7th May 2020, 12:24
Replies: 30
Views: 2,995
Posted By david freeman
Starts M/Engine Doxford, 350psi or a H&W opposed...

Starts M/Engine Doxford, 350psi or a H&W opposed piston 600Psi and two Air Start recievers per engine, Each Air Start receiver without being recharge was I believed designed for 6 starts only. MAy BE...
Forum: Ship Research 6th May 2020, 17:25
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By david freeman
Just a thought, the predecessor NEWFOUNDLAND as a...

Just a thought, the predecessor NEWFOUNDLAND as a named ship: There was I believe One named Newfoundland, and surved as a Hospital Ship at the allied landing SALEARNO ??? Southern Italy west coast...
Forum: The Galley 30th April 2020, 08:39
Replies: 34
Views: 7,349
Posted By david freeman
just a story, as a 12/4 watchkeeper, junior or...

just a story, as a 12/4 watchkeeper, junior or 3rd eng, walking around the crew accommodation at the aft end of our tanker and then passing the open port of the \indian crew galley, not the officers...
Forum: Container Vessels 29th April 2020, 16:21
Replies: 19
Views: 8,520
Posted By david freeman
hey there! this site blog has had my moniker on...

hey there! this site blog has had my moniker on for some time, surely I do not speak sense??? Discussion please.
An old box boat??/ How about a tea clipper of the mid late 19th century, with sail...
Forum: Ship Research 25th April 2020, 09:02
Replies: 61
Views: 3,472
Posted By david freeman
what with a H&W two stroke opposed piston, or a...

what with a H&W two stroke opposed piston, or a H&W 4 Stroke, or a Doxford 6 Cylinder, then steam auxiliaries for feed pumps/lub oil pumps and sea water electrically driven 110v DC and boilers...
Forum: Say Hello 25th April 2020, 08:38
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By david freeman
muscorobert? Duckie! Not a gent? How are you...

muscorobert? Duckie! Not a gent? How are you doing in the Philippines in social isolation, dreaming of your younger days especial in Paris, maybe at the MOULE ROUGE in your best 'CAN CAN' Outfit,...
Forum: Ship Research 22nd April 2020, 19:12
Replies: 26
Views: 1,385
Posted By david freeman
modified

Hello is this connected to the blog in this file/page understanding Maritime Intelilgence on this site
Forum: Say Hello 22nd April 2020, 14:18
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By david freeman
Young man, gentleman at that! In your time in the...

Young man, gentleman at that! In your time in the US forces musician did you in your time in the 60's 70' have any time to do with The Voice of America Broadcasts from Stuttgart/Munich???
At Sea...
Forum: Cunard 19th April 2020, 08:35
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By david freeman
a past engineer

Anyone recollections of an engineer on the Queen Mary Brian Mears?
I served with him in his later career ashore- Good chap!
Forum: The Engine Room 17th April 2020, 17:53
Replies: 36
Views: 3,951
Posted By david freeman
note blog# 15 Here you mention Clark Chapmans,...

note blog# 15 Here you mention Clark Chapmans, and their deck machinery, here I remember the turbine driven capstans, quite a hunk of a machine in the 1960's on BP's supertankers. Are there any...
Forum: The Engine Room 17th April 2020, 17:46
Replies: 36
Views: 3,951
Posted By david freeman
I remember my days at Constantine Tech...

I remember my days at Constantine Tech Middlebrough, and its heat engine lab, the tests on the boiler and the compound steam engine, exhausting in to a condenser. Then I year later at South Shields...
Forum: Ship Research 15th April 2020, 12:11
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By david freeman
Avraham note/blog~11. Thanks for putting me in...

Avraham note/blog~11.
Thanks for putting me in my box, I am still mystified. I Studied and worked in the Marine industry, and my education was slightly less significant than yours DEPT Transport...
Forum: Ship Research 13th April 2020, 20:28
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By david freeman
I have no idea the compass point quoted is in the...

I have no idea the compass point quoted is in the southern ocean Eg On passage from San Francisco either around Cape HORN, or the Cape of Good Hope-proberbly the most lkely. It is a signal from the...
Forum: Say Hello 13th April 2020, 20:19
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By david freeman
I am not sure if I am helping? However because...

I am not sure if I am helping? However because the fishing industry were not covered by The 1894 MS Acts for certification, except the master/skipper. One either has to contact the Marine archieves...
Forum: Ben Line 11th April 2020, 08:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By david freeman
my respect and condolences. Thank you.

my respect and condolences. Thank you.
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