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Search: Posts Made By: OilJiver
Forum: The Engine Room 30th December 2019, 23:50
Replies: 34
Views: 3,209
Posted By OilJiver
#13...

#13 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=13) & 19 - Great pics all, thanks Skilly.
Grimwheels…?? Seems plain enough those things never likely do a job of work. ...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 30th December 2019, 23:47
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By OilJiver
Guess Tommy Shelby might say, “…The past is not...

Guess Tommy Shelby might say, “…The past is not my concern. The future is no longer my concern either.”
Forum: The Engine Room 30th December 2019, 11:44
Replies: 79
Views: 8,468
Posted By OilJiver
You do indeed need a bit of a roll (or pitch) on...

You do indeed need a bit of a roll (or pitch) on for the sea boxes to break surface. But on a smaller vessel in a big sea it happens sometimes. And when it happens and SW pump(s) lose suction, the...
Forum: BP Shipping 29th December 2019, 01:43
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By OilJiver
So… poor fcukers think pilot might be dashing...

So… poor fcukers think pilot might be dashing young MN JE ? (no flying experience at all, but hands on technical ability & can do attitude…!!!)
Bas…! Where’s Bas…? Can you fly this fcuking thing...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th December 2019, 22:39
Replies: 33
Views: 4,315
Posted By OilJiver
Plenty of my time at sea, Master/ship handler had...

Plenty of my time at sea, Master/ship handler had only prop and rudder available for manipulation of his vessel. So in any manoeuvring situation, ship-handler would give verbal (wheel) orders to...
Forum: The Engine Room 27th December 2019, 12:53
Replies: 79
Views: 8,468
Posted By OilJiver
Yes. Long time ago now, but once took over a job...

Yes. Long time ago now, but once took over a job where all 4 main DGs looked V presentable – smart even. But none could take full load & 2 had disquieting LO dilution.
Later learned previous...
Forum: The Engine Room 27th December 2019, 12:50
Replies: 79
Views: 8,468
Posted By OilJiver
Aye Pat, fairly common smaller/shallow draft...

Aye Pat, fairly common smaller/shallow draft vessels. (& not most fun as you’ll remember)
Forum: The Engine Room 26th December 2019, 17:20
Replies: 79
Views: 8,468
Posted By OilJiver
Can’t be only one here who’s seen worse!!

Can’t be only one here who’s seen worse!!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th December 2019, 21:33
Replies: 52
Views: 9,732
Posted By OilJiver
Great picture of Teutonic in dock Harry. Thanks....

Great picture of Teutonic in dock Harry. Thanks.
Re the sails; I guess 2 shafts, 2 x Triple Exp Engines & multiple boilers might promote a fair bit of confidence, even back then. (plenty bunker...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th December 2019, 23:13
Replies: 79
Views: 8,468
Posted By OilJiver
Note guest eyes already distracted away from...

Note guest eyes already distracted away from offending “shortcomings”. Perhaps would advise he be offered some of that Riesling you’re chugging, in case “gaily decorated undercomings” come into...
Forum: Ship Research 14th December 2019, 22:55
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By OilJiver
Yes, quite some machinery fit (inc DP) in an old...

Yes, quite some machinery fit (inc DP) in an old lady. Guess the Schottel Pump Jet main thruster itself might be reasonably quiet (Ahd), and if electric drive, main DGs most certainly on resilient...
Forum: The Engine Room 14th December 2019, 16:17
Replies: 79
Views: 8,468
Posted By OilJiver
STEP 7 requires your immdt attention Sparks.

STEP 7 requires your immdt attention Sparks.
Forum: Ship Research 14th December 2019, 15:33
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By OilJiver
Couldn’t get clip in, but fine recording of...

Couldn’t get clip in, but fine recording of SEVERNSEA making way, Plymouth Sound – summer 2016, can be found Google -

Research & Survey Vessel Severn Sea Videoed from MV..

Much agreed appears...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th December 2019, 15:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,979
Posted By OilJiver
Nasty. Hope report of no injuries is correct &...

Nasty. Hope report of no injuries is correct & driver not on crane.
Forum: The Engine Room 9th December 2019, 22:37
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By OilJiver
Old Man done it..? On standby…? A tad...

Old Man done it..? On standby…? A tad unfashionable once upon a time…
Forum: The Engine Room 9th December 2019, 22:35
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By OilJiver
Suggest those majoring in vacuum collection and...

Suggest those majoring in vacuum collection and disposal systems probably top of the list DA.
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 7th December 2019, 23:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,978
Posted By OilJiver
All lining up to do a deal with Jock McG & Co....

All lining up to do a deal with Jock McG & Co. Gordon. (Not any of them in view mind).
Forum: The Engine Room 7th December 2019, 22:00
Replies: 24
Views: 3,101
Posted By OilJiver
Can’t wholly agree with Bas, on account steam...

Can’t wholly agree with Bas, on account steam leak experience.
But that job you were on surely not sound a barrel of laughs Dave!! (&bp2002/Olaf)
Forum: The Engine Room 7th December 2019, 21:52
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By OilJiver
Yes. Sudden onset variety is that which comes...

Yes. Sudden onset variety is that which comes immediately to mind. Though to be fair, do recall a couple of precautionary blackout events.
Precaution against total ER flood, following...
Forum: Royal Navy 6th December 2019, 15:17
Replies: 50
Views: 8,209
Posted By OilJiver
Well, I guess it wouldn’t have taken too long, if...

Well, I guess it wouldn’t have taken too long, if there was a wee bit error in your line of sight!
Forum: Royal Navy 6th December 2019, 14:48
Replies: 50
Views: 8,209
Posted By OilJiver
How long to climb down the mast Split…?

How long to climb down the mast Split…?
Forum: The Engine Room 6th December 2019, 12:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By OilJiver
Reported as “..a controlled precautionary...

Reported as “..a controlled precautionary blackout….”

Sure…We’ve all had a few of those.
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd November 2019, 23:06
Replies: 15
Views: 2,080
Posted By OilJiver
Wow. Thanks Andrew, just seen that. (About 2 x...

Wow. Thanks Andrew, just seen that. (About 2 x loaded disp many ships I’ve been in).
Forum: The Bridge 22nd November 2019, 10:21
Replies: 46
Views: 3,630
Posted By OilJiver
Aye aye Mr Harbottle.

Aye aye Mr Harbottle.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 15th November 2019, 13:05
Replies: 103
Views: 17,022
Posted By OilJiver
Usually a bit of an attention grabber Stein.

Usually a bit of an attention grabber Stein.
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