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Search: Posts Made By: stein
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 10th February 2020, 20:11
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By stein
I read on a magazine page devoted to the question...

I read on a magazine page devoted to the question of old things' antiquarian value, that a pre-revolution Ruble is less worth today than it was when printed. This because so many saved a few in the...
Forum: Ship Research 8th January 2020, 04:36
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By stein
https://skipshistorie.net/Bergen/BRG212JohanChrGie...

https://skipshistorie.net/Bergen/BRG212JohanChrGiertsen/Tekster/BRG21219490100000%20TRUDVANG.htm (English text on bottom of page.)
Forum: Tall ships 7th January 2020, 18:13
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By stein
"A ducktail sponson is added to the stern of a...

"A ducktail sponson is added to the stern of a vessel to increase waterline, add buoyancy and improve water flow." I read on the net. In addition, it shifts the longitudinal center of buoyancy aft...
Forum: Tall ships 7th January 2020, 17:37
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By stein
Yes, thank you, I found them, and they are...

Yes, thank you, I found them, and they are instructive. And a Happy New Year to you as well. And do have a good trip!
Forum: Tall ships 7th January 2020, 16:28
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By stein
We seem to have aggreed without me noticing it...

We seem to have aggreed without me noticing it then. I am perhaps a bt dyslectic when there is no illustration present. What souvenir issue of the shipbuilder? I have got the one on Mauretania and...
Forum: Tall ships 7th January 2020, 14:24
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By stein
Looks odd indeed. I am reminded of a discussion...

Looks odd indeed. I am reminded of a discussion here a few years back regarding an Egyptian cruise ship that was heightened with a few decks, or else merely increased the passengers to carry. It was...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 6th January 2020, 09:21
Replies: 17
Views: 1,650
Posted By stein
There is plenty of information on this subject on...

There is plenty of information on this subject on the net, statistics on sewage and sulphur pollution as well as lack of aesthetics and what not. Here are three links that took me no more than five...
Forum: Tall ships 2nd January 2020, 11:16
Replies: 33
Views: 1,848
Posted By stein
The robots are not that good at reading old...

The robots are not that good at reading old newspapers, but some information might still be gleaned from these two attempts;

Fri 5 Jan 1917
Page 4
AN AUXILIARY SCHOONER.


A_ ATXILIARY...
Forum: Royal Navy 7th December 2019, 12:04
Replies: 50
Views: 8,209
Posted By stein
One has to ask if a proper cost-benefit analysis...

One has to ask if a proper cost-benefit analysis were done. If the cost of raising those bridges would indeed prohibit removing the hindrance course towards Manchester.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 5th December 2019, 09:16
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By stein
I can hear the angels singing: "Hey you there...

I can hear the angels singing: "Hey you there with the sad face, come up to my place and have a ball..."
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 23rd November 2019, 14:48
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By stein
The Hotspur, Wm. Simons & Co. 1897, 192 tons, was...

The Hotspur, Wm. Simons & Co. 1897, 192 tons, was built for operation within the confines of the London docks, and she worked in the London and East India Docks, passing into the fleet of the London...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th November 2019, 12:41
Replies: 103
Views: 17,020
Posted By stein
The result of the investigation has arrived, and...

The result of the investigation has arrived, and as explained on Norwegian State Television (NRK), there were eight alarms of low lubrication oil that was not heeded. What that means is not clear to...
Forum: Ship Research 14th November 2019, 08:57
Replies: 24
Views: 3,454
Posted By stein
Heart breaking indeed, but I believe it could...

Heart breaking indeed, but I believe it could have been worse. You could be in a ship at sea with men disgusted with your groundless self-pity and overblown self-esteem, all unwilling to look at you...
Forum: Ship Research 10th November 2019, 17:49
Replies: 24
Views: 3,454
Posted By stein
Can you not see this, that your particular...

Can you not see this, that your particular interest in floating objects is not shared by very many on this site? If there were anyone who had been able to help you, I am sure they would have, as to...
Forum: Ship Research 10th November 2019, 06:29
Replies: 24
Views: 3,454
Posted By stein
Strange, I would have thought nearly every member...

Strange, I would have thought nearly every member here was an expert on very large super luxury yachts - there is hardly anything else pictured in the Gallery section.
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 1st November 2019, 13:02
Replies: 22
Views: 3,697
Posted By stein
Regarding SIM card sizes.There are adapters to be...

Regarding SIM card sizes.There are adapters to be bought, and as long as a format is new (and smaller) it will generally be one in the package, I believe. At least, that is my experience. And I have...
Forum: Model Ships 1st November 2019, 11:32
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By stein
Intentionally duplicated: Which I added to my...

Intentionally duplicated: Which I added to my posting inadvertedly as I had not observed the above answer.
Forum: Model Ships 1st November 2019, 11:14
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By stein
I am afraid I do not get the message, where is...

I am afraid I do not get the message, where is the what that is erroneously duplicated? Oh yes, I got it now, reading further down on the new posts list... silly me. (Jester)
Forum: Ship Research 26th October 2019, 20:05
Replies: 30
Views: 3,520
Posted By stein
She did not last long as Norwegian:...

She did not last long as Norwegian: https://www.sjohistorie.no/no/skip/27095/
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th October 2019, 12:06
Replies: 257
Views: 41,288
Posted By stein
I do not think so. If anything caused him to...

I do not think so. If anything caused him to leave I think it must have been that he no longer could suffer the company of ignorant fools such as us (me). :)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 15th October 2019, 06:55
Replies: 257
Views: 41,288
Posted By stein
Satanic's last posting was on 11th October 2019,...

Satanic's last posting was on 11th October 2019, that is not too long ago. But I have the impression that the fire in his moral sermons have lessened somewhat, and his presence therefore not being as...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th October 2019, 09:59
Replies: 257
Views: 41,288
Posted By stein
I just passed what was definitely Lord Lucan in...

I just passed what was definitely Lord Lucan in the street, heading for Dombås I believe he was.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th October 2019, 07:07
Replies: 26
Views: 3,299
Posted By stein
Thanks, I will write that down in case it will...

Thanks, I will write that down in case it will happen again.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th October 2019, 05:19
Replies: 26
Views: 3,299
Posted By stein
I was attempted blackmailed once, in the guise of...

I was attempted blackmailed once, in the guise of being "fined" for ostensibly watching forbidden content on the net, by people who claimed themselves to be the Norwegian police. The thing that made...
Forum: Tall ships 22nd September 2019, 16:09
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
Posted By stein
Yes, $ 28 is substantially less than I would...

Yes, $ 28 is substantially less than I would expect to pay for something like that. Here is a comparison. (That book is a first edition, which would make it more expensive than yours if both were...
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