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Search: Posts Made By: chrisp9au
Forum: Port Line 1st March 2019, 00:56
Replies: 57
Views: 23,702
Posted By chrisp9au
Served on Port Quebec Voyage 33 August 63 - June...

Served on Port Quebec Voyage 33 August 63 - June 64.
Master J R King, Ch/O M S O'Byrne, 2nd D Shearn, 3rd T Steddy, J 3rd B Stephenson.
Great crew, great trip!
Forum: Computers and The Internet 29th August 2007, 22:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,764
Posted By chrisp9au
If you want Firefox to look different/better, try...

If you want Firefox to look different/better, try some of the themes/skins that are available, click 'Tools', 'Add Ons', 'Themes', then the 'Get Themes' link in the bottom right of the small window....
Forum: Ship Research 26th July 2007, 14:17
Replies: 22
Views: 4,735
Posted By chrisp9au
I have similar memories to Pete, bl***y hard...

I have similar memories to Pete, bl***y hard work, and the weather was foul!
Spring of '62 I think. I think I enjoyed the experience?!? I discovered that I was not going to have any problems with...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd July 2007, 14:00
Replies: 92
Views: 10,900
Posted By chrisp9au
I was watching the webcam when she was hauled...

I was watching the webcam when she was hauled clear, a moving moment in every sense of the word! And a big relief for the residents of Newcastle I'm sure, just hope their beach doesn't have any...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 20th October 2006, 09:18
Replies: 62
Views: 36,006
Posted By chrisp9au
G'day Mike, I stand corrected, and better...

G'day Mike,

I stand corrected, and better informed, thank you!

After SN, Google Earth has to be the most addictive site on the Internet.
I can visit all the ports and countries I visited so...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 20th October 2006, 04:03
Replies: 62
Views: 36,006
Posted By chrisp9au
For those interested in the Tasmanian Incat...

For those interested in the Tasmanian Incat vessels, there are two berthed in Almada, Portugal, on Google Earth. 3841' 05.96" N, 9 8' 45.18" W.
Regards
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 9th September 2006, 03:04
Replies: 8
Views: 7,124
Posted By chrisp9au
Hi Jan, I have only tried with what I call...

Hi Jan,
I have only tried with what I call standard 35mm slides, Kodak, Agfa, and Dixons(are they still going?) and all were in their frames. If I had different sizes I would simply make up...
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 24th August 2006, 04:39
Replies: 8
Views: 7,124
Posted By chrisp9au
Just an observation, that if you want to do your...

Just an observation, that if you want to do your scanning at night, the best light source is fluorescent tubes. Standard tubes however tend to add a greenish tinge to your shots, so get 5000K...
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 24th August 2006, 01:49
Replies: 8
Views: 7,124
Posted By chrisp9au
No wurries thunderd, just send folding money!...

No wurries thunderd,
just send folding money! (Thumb)
Forum: Say Hello 23rd August 2006, 14:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By chrisp9au
Thanks everyone!

I'm having a ball! Thanks to everyone for such a hearty welcome! It feels as though I've arrived home!
Thanks
Chris (Applause)
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 23rd August 2006, 13:58
Replies: 8
Views: 7,124
Posted By chrisp9au
Smile Home made scanner for 35mm slides

This is an old thread, but I have recently scanned in my 40 year+ old slides with a home made device which has produced results that have really surprised me. The method involves scanning with a...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd August 2006, 10:06
Replies: 9
Views: 4,260
Posted By chrisp9au
Halcyon, training vessel, Warsash

Following John Shaw's reply to my 'Hello' posting, I've found a link to a fair bit of information on the Halcyon. Sail training vessel at School of Navigation, Warsash. Former Southampton Cadets...
Forum: Ship Research 21st August 2006, 10:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,466
Posted By chrisp9au
Thumbs up Thanks everyone, I guess it must have been the...

Thanks everyone, I guess it must have been the JVO. As Boots points out, the name is very distinctive. After 44 years the memory has the occasional 'blip', and really, the memories of watching all...
Forum: Say Hello 21st August 2006, 02:26
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By chrisp9au
Ironing shirts! another sad case! Since I learnt...

Ironing shirts! another sad case! Since I learnt how to do it at sea, ironing that is (*)) , I won't let anyone iron my shirts, they just don't know how to do it properly!
Forum: Ship Research 21st August 2006, 01:02
Replies: 5
Views: 1,466
Posted By chrisp9au
Question Help with a 1962 sighting.

Trying to track down a ship I saw back in 1961/62. Sighted on Southampton Water, when I was at the School Of Navigation, Warsash. I saw her two or three times during my year at Warsash and she always...
Forum: Say Hello 20th August 2006, 14:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By chrisp9au
Smile Permission to come aboard?

Hello all,

Time to say hello and introduce myself! I've been scouring this wonderful site for a few days now, posted a few photographs, and been contacted by the senior apprentice, EMMESSTEE, on...
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