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Search: Posts Made By: David Wilcockson
Forum: The Engine Room 28th December 2019, 16:32
Replies: 23
Views: 1,772
Posted By David Wilcockson
Not sure when or where I picked up the...

Not sure when or where I picked up the information, but have for years believed the engines came from or were intended for a carrier/battleship.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th December 2019, 10:55
Replies: 14
Views: 986
Posted By David Wilcockson
Had quite a few of these calls, so I block the...

Had quite a few of these calls, so I block the number & delete it, but firstly if I don`t recognise the callers number I ignore it. If it`s genuine they will call back I suppose.
Forum: Ben Line 22nd December 2019, 13:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By David Wilcockson
Stephen, yes slightly smaller than Britannia, I...

Stephen, yes slightly smaller than Britannia, I did take one photo but not a good angle, she was on the opposite side of the pier/quay & astern of us, once I`ve got my head around being home I`ll see...
Forum: Ben Line 22nd December 2019, 12:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By David Wilcockson
Just back from the Britannia & Caribbean cruise...

Just back from the Britannia & Caribbean cruise yesterday, can`t beat it at this time of the year,(have to come back to make sure family get a Christmas meal). Saw Spirit of Discovery in St. Maartin...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 12th November 2019, 16:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By David Wilcockson
Mollers were at one time based in Shanghai. A...

Mollers were at one time based in Shanghai. A salvage vessel in name could have other uses as in towage & if chartered to the MOWT would have some Naval personnel onboard. Look at it in a wider...
Forum: Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service 12th November 2019, 14:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By David Wilcockson
The only bit of info I can give you is as...

The only bit of info I can give you is as follows:-
Built1909 by Earle`s @ Hull, as Maquarie tonnage 593, for the coastal trade Sydney - Port Maquarie, 90 passengers + cargo. 1929 - 1937 various...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th November 2019, 20:20
Replies: 257
Views: 36,603
Posted By David Wilcockson
I`m still here, but like other have run out of...

I`m still here, but like other have run out of photos to post, & making comments from time to time.
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 28th October 2019, 18:54
Replies: 9
Views: 2,943
Posted By David Wilcockson
Sailed on her as Strathatlow, certainly had...

Sailed on her as Strathatlow, certainly had radar, not sure about Decca, Gyro compass had a habit of going walkabout though.
Forum: Ship Research 25th October 2019, 11:41
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By David Wilcockson
Up for sale at €295 million.

Up for sale at €295 million.
Forum: Blue Star Line 18th October 2019, 21:10
Replies: 26
Views: 2,795
Posted By David Wilcockson
But returned to Liverpool in the end.

But returned to Liverpool in the end.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th September 2019, 13:35
Replies: 30
Views: 1,868
Posted By David Wilcockson
Bit late now!

Bit late now!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th September 2019, 11:38
Replies: 18
Views: 2,142
Posted By David Wilcockson
Can`t but wonder about her parents & how they...

Can`t but wonder about her parents & how they figure in this, & what their views are or their agenda. To me, & I could be wrong, it just doesn`t stack up, but I feel she`s being led up the garden...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 28th June 2019, 09:53
Replies: 257
Views: 36,603
Posted By David Wilcockson
Not seen any postings from roymuir for a while,...

Not seen any postings from roymuir for a while, is he still around?
Forum: Blue Star Line 31st May 2019, 20:38
Replies: 12
Views: 2,940
Posted By David Wilcockson
It`s a shame these sites can`t somehow be...

It`s a shame these sites can`t somehow be preserved for the wealth of knowledge that`s contained in them, instead of being lost.
Forum: Ship Research 30th May 2019, 14:25
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By David Wilcockson
General Steam Navigation Co. maybe, also perhaps...

General Steam Navigation Co. maybe, also perhaps Moss Hutchinson but they may have been to the west coast.
Forum: The Bridge 28th May 2019, 17:40
Replies: 17
Views: 1,911
Posted By David Wilcockson
Can`t belong before some company pushes for an...

Can`t belong before some company pushes for an ocean passage on a crewless vessel.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 13th May 2019, 09:17
Replies: 36
Ink
Views: 4,548
Posted By David Wilcockson
Try cleaning the printer heads.

Try cleaning the printer heads.
Forum: Ben Line 3rd May 2019, 20:44
Replies: 12
Views: 3,740
Posted By David Wilcockson
The T J Harrison vessel with the two Stulckens...

The T J Harrison vessel with the two Stulckens was the Craftsman, 2 x 250 tons, 500 t tandem lift.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 26th April 2019, 20:41
Replies: 36
Ink
Views: 4,548
Posted By David Wilcockson
Can only agree with you, I have an HP printer...

Can only agree with you, I have an HP printer that takes 364 inks, 31 from HP, 39 at Tesco, `nuff said.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th April 2019, 16:07
Replies: 16
Views: 4,982
Posted By David Wilcockson
I remember that name well, spent 2 years on the...

I remember that name well, spent 2 years on the vessel of that name, just add De in the middle.
Forum: Say Hello 7th April 2019, 17:49
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By David Wilcockson
David, it`s still there in ART6`s posting.

David, it`s still there in ART6`s posting.
Forum: Brocklebank Line 15th March 2019, 14:02
Replies: 5
Views: 1,356
Posted By David Wilcockson
And how was that explained to your granddaughter??

And how was that explained to your granddaughter??
Forum: Say Hello 11th March 2019, 10:14
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By David Wilcockson
Welcome to the site. I too sailed on the Horama &...

Welcome to the site. I too sailed on the Horama & her sister vessel Urshalim, between 71/74 & tend to agree with Invercroft that the name was Souza, although the grey cells are having trouble...
Forum: Say Hello 10th March 2019, 17:35
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By David Wilcockson
Richard & Ramon both had 6 cyl. B&W engines...

Richard & Ramon both had 6 cyl. B&W engines manufactured by H & W Glasgow, good for 12 kts downhill with a following gale. I did the round the world service, 18 months, too many ports to recount,...
Forum: Say Hello 9th March 2019, 12:49
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By David Wilcockson
Welcome to the site. I too had the dubious...

Welcome to the site. I too had the dubious pleasure of sailing on this vessel some 10 years after you though. She must have been nearly new in your day.
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