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Search: Posts Made By: Burntisland Ship Yard
Forum: The Engine Room 14th June 2019, 18:59
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Hi Joe, there are a few of the us T.O.T. guys on...

Hi Joe, there are a few of the us T.O.T. guys on this site, so you never know.

Best Regards
Forum: The Engine Room 29th May 2019, 20:00
Replies: 71
Views: 7,593
Is there a modern version of cement boxes ???

Is there a modern version of cement boxes ???
Forum: The Engine Room 18th May 2019, 17:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Thanks all, from memory on the Danish class when...

Thanks all, from memory on the Danish class when the system was in the mood, was definitely an extra blanket on the bunk. When it did not work...……..
Forum: The Engine Room 17th May 2019, 20:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Steam Jet Air conditioning systems

Are they now just a distant memory?
Forum: The Engine Room 11th May 2019, 19:25
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Scored 75%, age tells you to read the question a...

Scored 75%, age tells you to read the question a few times if in doubt !
Forum: Tankers 22nd April 2019, 18:08
Replies: 5
Views: 2,435
Was the Texaco South America, London & Spain also...

Was the Texaco South America, London & Spain also built by Astilleros y Talleres del Noroeste S.A. (ASTANO) - launched on a slipway?
Forum: The Engine Room 16th January 2019, 18:33
Replies: 137
Views: 51,580
So that's where you disappeared to !

So that's where you disappeared to !
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 11th January 2019, 19:05
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Diane Oxbery

R.I.P we will miss your weather forecasts and more on TV and Radio...
Forum: BP Shipping 30th December 2018, 18:35
Replies: 39
Views: 8,523
My engineer cadet training book (which I still...

My engineer cadet training book (which I still have) is signed off by the mates I did bridge watch time on the Norway and Westminster...
Forum: The Bridge 19th December 2018, 18:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,954
Failure of sea fastenings …… I wonder...

Failure of sea fastenings …… I wonder...
Forum: The Engine Room 13th December 2018, 19:58
Replies: 88
Views: 14,310
Hedemoras...…… ahhhhhhhhhhhh …..Texaco...

Hedemoras...…… ahhhhhhhhhhhh …..Texaco Copenhagen, Denmark and Norway, think the Sweden had one as well, lucky the lube oil was f.o.c. Think they were V16's coupled to a Asea alternator, I could be...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th August 2018, 16:54
Replies: 12
Views: 2,057
Yes, agree my tickets my memories of the "old...

Yes, agree my tickets my memories of the "old days" same as what we were told on our first trips..... happy days...…..
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th August 2018, 20:11
Replies: 12
Views: 2,057
Need to get me ticket out...

Need to get me ticket out...
Forum: The Engine Room 4th August 2018, 11:45
Replies: 62
Views: 8,679
ahhhhhhh the famous on duty panel...…. yip 2 good...

ahhhhhhh the famous on duty panel...…. yip 2 good kettles, parallel steaming mode, simple change over panel up top in front of the firing platform.
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd August 2018, 20:03
Replies: 62
Views: 8,679
Still think the Kawasaki plant on the Spanish...

Still think the Kawasaki plant on the Spanish class was the best, cant recall what the Jap class had but was definitely a close 2nd.....
Forum: The Engine Room 29th July 2018, 19:11
Replies: 62
Views: 8,679
you forgot the steam f.d fans

you forgot the steam f.d fans
Forum: The Engine Room 26th July 2018, 18:35
Replies: 62
Views: 8,679
When he joined in Trinidad, as soon as he boarded...

When he joined in Trinidad, as soon as he boarded the Norway he went straight to the scrubber house to see if the blower was repaired.

In saying that I did respect "Sezs Les" oops was that a give...
Forum: The Engine Room 25th July 2018, 18:55
Replies: 62
Views: 8,679
[QUOTE=Varley;2921223]It was Yogi that was...

[QUOTE=Varley;2921223]It was Yogi that was reported singing"I Tor I Tor a puddy cat". I didn't remember her as a one and half boiler job but then I hadn't then been admitted into the hallowed order...
Forum: The Engine Room 24th July 2018, 18:41
Replies: 62
Views: 8,679
. Not quite sure which departments you...

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Not quite sure which departments you were referring to w.r.t. cadets. I as a cadet was looked after by the engineers, and I and others carried on that tradition when we had completed our...
Forum: The Engine Room 22nd July 2018, 16:23
Replies: 62
Views: 8,679
Cheers

Cheers
Forum: The Engine Room 21st July 2018, 19:37
Replies: 62
Views: 8,679
Cheers Dave indeed the Danish class and the...

Cheers Dave indeed the Danish class and the Sweden were the 1.5 boiler config, the reduction gearing at times sounded like a bag of nuts and that was the technology in its day....
Forum: The Engine Room 20th July 2018, 20:54
Replies: 62
Views: 8,679
Any ideas where I can find information on Stal...

Any ideas where I can find information on Stal Laval AP turbines. I had info for my chiefs but alas in Burntisland tip now !
Forum: The Engine Room 12th June 2018, 18:06
Replies: 95
Views: 13,675
For me toetectors [as was] were the best, and no...

For me toetectors [as was] were the best, and no blisters on first use...
Forum: The Engine Room 12th May 2018, 17:10
Replies: 95
Views: 13,675
Spot on Bill, regarding absorbing dye into the...

Spot on Bill, regarding absorbing dye into the skin. White is a natural colour.
Forum: United States Navy 10th May 2018, 19:38
Replies: 6
Views: 1,908
Main thrust bearing, sounds familiar, w.r.t the...

Main thrust bearing, sounds familiar, w.r.t the Q.E carrier......
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