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Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World Yesterday, 07:39
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Mad Landsman
More info here ...

More info here
https://news.usni.org/2020/07/12/breaking-sailors-injured-explosions-reported-in-uss-bonhomme-richard-fire
Forum: The Radio Room 12th July 2020, 19:06
Replies: 51
Views: 2,615
Posted By Mad Landsman
Yes that would likely have been correct, it is...

Yes that would likely have been correct, it is still on the Irish Statute Books but no longer applicable in the UK as a whole.
It relates to the alteration, misuse or disclosure of information in...
Forum: The Radio Room 12th July 2020, 18:51
Replies: 51
Views: 2,615
Posted By Mad Landsman
Quite true, here is Section 48 in full: ...

Quite true, here is Section 48 in full:

48Interception and disclosure of messages

(1)A person commits an offence if, [without lawful authority]

(a)he uses wireless telegraphy apparatus...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th July 2020, 19:45
Replies: 51
Views: 2,615
Posted By Mad Landsman
The current enactment covering this is the...

The current enactment covering this is the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006, It replaces previous repealed Acts with similar wording.
Section 48 (2): A person commits an offence under this section...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th June 2020, 11:25
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By Mad Landsman
Ship demolition and salvage rather than running...

Ship demolition and salvage rather than running up the beach and tearing it apart - The environmentaly friendly option.
Good for them!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd June 2020, 19:30
Replies: 70
Views: 3,025
Posted By Mad Landsman
My 'white' Tux is actually cream, the same colour...

My 'white' Tux is actually cream, the same colour that Officers on MSC and Costa wear. That has produced the odd interesting/amusing incident.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd June 2020, 19:03
Replies: 70
Views: 3,025
Posted By Mad Landsman
Yes, Tuxedo is the American name for that which...

Yes, Tuxedo is the American name for that which the British call a dinner Jacket. ( to the French - le smoking, and my Danish BiL would call it a middagsjakke, even though he wears his in the...
Forum: BP Shipping 14th June 2020, 13:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By Mad Landsman
Did someone say Spam? ...

Did someone say Spam?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mBcY3W5WgNU
Forum: Say Hello 11th June 2020, 20:28
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Mad Landsman
According to your join date you've been here for...

According to your join date you've been here for seven and a half years - what happened in the first two and half? :sweat:
Forum: Say Hello 11th June 2020, 16:46
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Mad Landsman
If there is nothing in your profile then there is...

If there is nothing in your profile then there is nothing to delete.
Just don't log on and join the hundreds of other 'inactive' members of this site.
Your user name is usually only deleted if...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 23rd May 2020, 08:40
Replies: 25
Views: 2,355
Posted By Mad Landsman
Some are born great, some achieve greatness,...

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, others have greatness thrust upon them.
It matters not how one gets there but how one deals with it. In the case of Mike Hoare, very well by all...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 20th May 2020, 20:34
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By Mad Landsman
If it is under guarantee and you purchased it...

If it is under guarantee and you purchased it from a retailer, rather than direct from the Manufacturer, then your contract is with the retailer.
Return it to where you you bought it. The retailer...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 18th May 2020, 13:46
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Mad Landsman
When digital television started I bought a Sony...

When digital television started I bought a Sony CRT set with built in digital tuner. After a few years the standard was changed and I needed an STB, which also enabled said set to continue in use...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 17th May 2020, 19:02
Replies: 16
Views: 2,119
Posted By Mad Landsman
I will happily take your word for that Stephen...

I will happily take your word for that Stephen but at 95 a copy I wont be looking it up.
Also in the British library apparently, if they were open and I was a registered user.

I think that...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 17th May 2020, 10:37
Replies: 16
Views: 2,119
Posted By Mad Landsman
#10...

#10 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=10)
Thanks Skilly, nice to know that we have it straight from the horse's mouth.
Keep us updated, ta, all very interesting.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 17th May 2020, 10:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,119
Posted By Mad Landsman
As I understand, Weymouth Bay is open water and...

As I understand, Weymouth Bay is open water and not subject to any charge for anchorage. It is a joint pilotage area for both Portland Port and Weymouth Harbour pilots, but they don't need a pilot to...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 17th May 2020, 08:43
Replies: 16
Views: 2,119
Posted By Mad Landsman
They are in Weymouth Bay, Dorset, not Yarmouth...

They are in Weymouth Bay, Dorset, not Yarmouth (Isle of Wight or Norfolk)
Also known as Portland Anchorage or Roadstead.

Oceana has spent most of the time during this lay-up at Dover but...
Forum: The Engine Room 11th May 2020, 10:45
Replies: 34
Views: 2,561
Posted By Mad Landsman
The four Celebrity Millennium class ships are all...

The four Celebrity Millennium class ships are all powered by a pair of GE gas turbines.
Propulsion then by two RR azimuth thrusters.
Exhaust heat used to generate steam for steam turbines.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th May 2020, 18:45
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By Mad Landsman
Ah, it the word star that caused me to wonder....

Ah, it the word star that caused me to wonder. All is now clear.
Since WW2 the Campaign decoration has been the GSM with appropriate clasp when authorised.
There have been two Cyprus clasps - One...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 7th May 2020, 13:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By Mad Landsman
As a matter of interest, what is it?

As a matter of interest, what is it?
Forum: The Engine Room 5th May 2020, 22:20
Replies: 15
Views: 1,632
Posted By Mad Landsman
I'll go with that, bring it on. Love to read it...

I'll go with that, bring it on. Love to read it all.
As someone on here says: Nostalgia ain't what it used to be.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 5th May 2020, 15:03
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By Mad Landsman
If you want a badge to decorate your man-cave or...

If you want a badge to decorate your man-cave or to place on your yachting cap then these are ideal.
If you are minded to collect the real deal then these will fill the space until one turns up. ...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th May 2020, 08:35
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Mad Landsman
Which part is 'not working'? Does the laptop boot...

Which part is 'not working'? Does the laptop boot up and run properly? If it does, at what stage does it not do what you want?
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 4th May 2020, 20:23
Replies: 23
Views: 1,455
Posted By Mad Landsman
A quick scan on line: The company selling...

A quick scan on line:
The company selling these cap badges calls themselves 'Warhats.com'.
They sell on ebay as well as their own website.

One can buy various 'old' cap badges in either 'new'...
Forum: The Engine Room 4th May 2020, 19:26
Replies: 26
Views: 3,202
Posted By Mad Landsman
The piece of kit pictured has been in my...

The piece of kit pictured has been in my 'plumbing' tool bag for over 10 years now.
Very handy as, just like me, it goes completely round the bend.
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