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Search: Posts Made By: Harry Grainger
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd March 2019, 23:18
Replies: 103
Views: 14,216
Posted By Harry Grainger
Come on Steve give the Engineers a break. They...

Come on Steve give the Engineers a break. They have managed to get one engine started. For a number of hours according to "Global Marine Traffic" site she has been making over 3 knots and pulling...
Forum: J & J Denholm 18th February 2019, 16:19
Replies: 14
Views: 4,177
Posted By Harry Grainger
Hi John, Your name rang a bell somewhere away...

Hi John,
Your name rang a bell somewhere away in the dim past, I recently found a notebook I kept with ships, and names of most people I sailed with. There you are Chemical Explorer, I joined...
Forum: Coasters 22nd January 2019, 22:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,973
Posted By Harry Grainger
Post 10 - I'm sure others will correct me but...

Post 10 -
I'm sure others will correct me but is that Denholms Diamond D on the funnel ?
Forum: The Bridge 20th December 2018, 15:55
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By Harry Grainger
In answer to #4...

In answer to #4 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) , 5 & 6. not a failure of the lashings, or dropped early, according to my son-in-law an HGV driver they don't...
Forum: Bulk Carriers 28th July 2018, 22:35
Replies: 1,090
Views: 189,918
Posted By Harry Grainger
Gamlin - now there's a brand for yesteryear.

Gamlin - now there's a brand for yesteryear.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 5th April 2018, 23:32
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By Harry Grainger
Yes , yes just too young. What is going on...

Yes , yes just too young.
What is going on this winter, so many celebrities, ok some into their 90's but other's too young.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th February 2018, 22:08
Replies: 21
Views: 3,297
Posted By Harry Grainger
#6...

#6 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=6) Kicking people - surely it is a female he aims various kicks at ! ! Hope the Aussie police get involved .
Forum: The Radio Room 20th September 2016, 10:33
Replies: 27
Views: 6,298
Posted By Harry Grainger
#9 What about communion wine ?

#9 What about communion wine ?
Forum: J & J Denholm 3rd November 2015, 11:33
Replies: 4
Views: 2,171
Posted By Harry Grainger
150 years old next year . I wonder will the...

150 years old next year . I wonder will the company hold a reunion for all ex staff ? I was watching highlights of the Guinness Pro 12 rugby matches on Sunday afternoon and noticed that the Glasgow...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 28th October 2015, 12:42
Replies: 12
Views: 2,659
Posted By Harry Grainger
Better than the Salvation Army funnels that took...

Better than the Salvation Army funnels that took over. I remember at an Institute meeting in Belfast a senior engineer in Stena was asked about the new funnel, a question for some reason he totally...
Forum: J & J Denholm 21st September 2015, 20:51
Replies: 4
Views: 2,171
Posted By Harry Grainger
What went wrong ? We let clerks and accountants...

What went wrong ? We let clerks and accountants take over from workers and engineers !
Forum: Container Vessels 24th August 2015, 20:39
Replies: 25
Views: 13,097
Posted By Harry Grainger
Seems rather poignant that a ship originally...

Seems rather poignant that a ship originally built for the Ulster Steamship Co. (Head Line) should depart on the last leg of her trip to the breakers yard on the 12th of July.
Forum: The Engine Room 29th January 2015, 00:33
Replies: 364
Views: 121,303
Posted By Harry Grainger
Diesel Dan- can't believe you name those glorious...

Diesel Dan- can't believe you name those glorious Denholm Ships and miss out on the pride of the fleet the ------ Muirfield.
What was wrong with the Naess Parkgate, joined her in August 1968 as a...
Forum: J & J Denholm 16th January 2015, 10:35
Replies: 181
Views: 44,366
Posted By Harry Grainger
Or two

Or two
Forum: The Bridge 12th May 2014, 13:16
Replies: 42
Views: 7,336
Posted By Harry Grainger
and so say all us ! Glad I was an engineer ! !

and so say all us !
Glad I was an engineer ! !
Forum: Say Hello 19th September 2013, 19:50
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Harry Grainger
Goggle his name and you will get business and...

Goggle his name and you will get business and mobile phone numbers, cannot print them on this site
Forum: Say Hello 19th September 2013, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Harry Grainger
You could try " Historic Lifeboat Owners...

You could try " Historic Lifeboat Owners Association"
Or try contacting Quinton Nelson in Donaghadee in Northern Ireland who has a great interest and knowledge of RNLI boats.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th May 2013, 20:27
Replies: 10
Views: 3,768
Posted By Harry Grainger
Same story as "Euroliner" class container ships...

Same story as "Euroliner" class container ships in the 70's, and who knows we could all be back to pushbikes one of these days.
Watched her go down the lough this morning, sadly being towed...
Forum: J & J Denholm 26th March 2013, 00:19
Replies: 58
Views: 11,578
Posted By Harry Grainger
Yes I would be very interested, would suggest...

Yes I would be very interested, would suggest October or early November. Your farewell for Reefer Division on the Monday, would, I hope, be joined by the GTV Division. 679 have viewed site already...
Forum: J & J Denholm 23rd February 2013, 00:55
Replies: 273
Views: 61,176
Posted By Harry Grainger
BBC 4 The Voice of Frank Sinatra - started...

BBC 4 The Voice of Frank Sinatra - started his musical life in the " Hoboken Four" Sorry I'm back to that Diner !
Forum: Bulk Carriers 7th January 2013, 00:44
Replies: 639
Views: 133,499
Posted By Harry Grainger
Yorcalbro - an alloy produced by Yorkshire...

Yorcalbro - an alloy produced by Yorkshire Alloys Ltd. originally patented in 1930 and patent lapsed in 2002 (Ask Jeeves)
Hence name YOR - York, C - copper, AL - aluminium, BRO - bronze.
...
Forum: J & J Denholm 31st October 2012, 16:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,724
Posted By Harry Grainger
Hurricane Sandy / Hoboken

Sad to see the devastation in New York, however I think it is the first time I've heard Hoboken hit the head lines.
Who will forget the burgers from the 14th Street Diner
Forum: J & J Denholm 15th October 2012, 10:52
Replies: 273
Views: 61,176
Posted By Harry Grainger
Sorry K they were labelled English Electric...

Sorry K they were labelled English Electric according to my notes. As far as I know and I stand to be corrected, they were built in same factory, but Paxman's as fitted to Naess Parkgate etc. were...
Forum: J & J Denholm 11th October 2012, 22:46
Replies: 273
Views: 61,176
Posted By Harry Grainger
Another page without an Engineer from the days of...

Another page without an Engineer from the days of the GTV's saying anything, someday I will try to correct some of the rubbish, but please along with Ryan O'Hare was James G Holburn ( not Jimmy...
Forum: J & J Denholm 30th March 2012, 13:27
Replies: 19
Views: 5,235
Posted By Harry Grainger
It is with the greatest of sadness that I have...

It is with the greatest of sadness that I have just heard that Captain Angus crossed the bar last night.
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