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Forum: Other Companies/Ships 24th November 2015, 12:48
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Fairfield
ESSO WARWICKSHIRE : County plaque

I received this enquiry today and wondered if anyone might know what happened to the plaque.



Recently I came across an article relating to Esso Warwickshire in a back number (24/04/1964) of...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 1st July 2015, 21:38
Replies: 14
Views: 2,997
Posted By Fairfield
Ian Allan

Very sorry to see that he had passed away recently just one day short of his 93rd birthday.
Responsible if that's the right term for promoting in the main railway enthusiasm or trainspotting, his...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 18th July 2014, 08:32
Replies: 0
Views: 1,219
Posted By Fairfield
Fairfield Heritage Centre

The entire Fairfield building at 1048 Govan Road in Glasgow will be open to the public on a Mini Doors Open Day on Wednesday 23rd July from 10-4.The entire office building has now been restored to...
Forum: Ben Line 26th May 2014, 20:40
Replies: 56
Views: 19,783
Posted By Fairfield
Bencruachan

Her launch along with Port Line's Port Caroline.
Forum: Model Ships 11th September 2013, 13:08
Replies: 0
Views: 995
Posted By Fairfield
HMS Prince of Wales model

I had this forwarded to me earlier. If anyone is interested or knows anyone who might be, please let me know and I'll put them in contact with the gentleman concerned.

I have a 72 inch 1/96 stand...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 21st July 2013, 17:00
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By Fairfield
Yes indeed, had her whole launch sequence on....

Yes indeed, had her whole launch sequence on. Interested to hear RG worked on Atlantic Conveyor's successor.
Forum: Shaw Savill 1st May 2013, 18:52
Replies: 31
Views: 8,653
Posted By Fairfield
Iberic

Trials photo.
Forum: Model Ships 2nd April 2013, 09:38
Replies: 0
Views: 769
Posted By Fairfield
Ship Ahoy Maritime Heritage Exhibition

The Ship Ahoy Maritime Heritage Exhibition will be held on Saturday 13th April 2013 at the Carmichael Hall, Eastwood Park, Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, Glasgow, G46 6UG. The Hall is connected to the...
Forum: Ship Research 17th November 2010, 09:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,045
Posted By Fairfield
ILALA II built by Yarrow's at Scotstoun 1951

A friend has had an enquiry about the MV "Ilala II" (built 1951). This ship was built for a lake in Nyasaland, Africa as it was then, now Malawi I think and is due to be decommissioned soon. A TV...
Forum: P & O 14th July 2010, 12:09
Replies: 17
Views: 4,822
Posted By Fairfield
Couple of good shots here ...

Couple of good shots here

https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/25031/title/garonne/cat/503...
Forum: Ship Research 6th June 2010, 21:13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,985
Posted By Fairfield
I've a shot of her just before she went on...

I've a shot of her just before she went on trials. I'll post it. It's not really the best as it was taken from afar and resized.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 12th April 2010, 09:58
Replies: 30
Views: 3,715
Posted By Fairfield
Don't know if this is the right place but is...

Don't know if this is the right place but is anyone else not receiving E-mail updates to Gallery pics when a comment is posted.
Forum: Blue Star Line 22nd March 2010, 06:52
Replies: 2
Views: 1,447
Posted By Fairfield
Thanks indeed for all that.

Thanks indeed for all that.
Forum: Blue Star Line 18th March 2010, 13:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,447
Posted By Fairfield
Celtic Star

Donald Robertson pic of her off Greenock in October 1946. Built by Lithgows at Port Glasgow as EMPIRE GALAHAD she was completed in 1942 and became CELTIC STAR in 1946. I wonder if this is her on her...
Forum: BP Shipping 18th March 2010, 13:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,758
Posted By Fairfield
British Captain

Taken off Port Edgar in September 1960 by Donald Robertson on her way to Grangemouth. She was built by Harland and Wolff in Glasgow in 1949 and went to Faslane for scrap in 1962.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 17th March 2010, 21:42
Replies: 64
Views: 13,080
Posted By Fairfield
Most famous Clyde Bovril Boat is of course...

Most famous Clyde Bovril Boat is of course Shieldhall preserved with great care at Southampton. It was fortunate Southern Water bought her for if she had stayed in Scotland she would have been razor...
Forum: P & O 16th March 2010, 06:54
Replies: 3
Views: 945
Posted By Fairfield
Happy birthday Canberra

50 years ago today on 16th March 1960 she took to the water at Belfast. Launched by Dame Pattie Menzies wife of the Australian Premier.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 15th March 2010, 11:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,830
Posted By Fairfield
New legislation for illegal downloading

I see the BBC Panorama programme tonight is concentrating on a proposed new piece of legislation aimed at illegal music dowloaders but which seemingly could affect all aspects of downloading from the...
Forum: Passenger Liners 9th March 2010, 13:43
Replies: 45
Views: 10,655
Posted By Fairfield
Sadly the Govan drydocks could not accommodate...

Sadly the Govan drydocks could not accommodate QE2- I think the largest was only in the 700foot range. It was at one time mooted for a Maritime Museum with both Britannia and Glenlee as prime...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 9th March 2010, 13:40
Replies: 31
Views: 6,657
Posted By Fairfield
Indeed, the old tongue was definitely well in the...

Indeed, the old tongue was definitely well in the cheek for that one!!
Forum: Model Ships 28th August 2009, 10:07
Replies: 72
Views: 17,498
Posted By Fairfield
Yes, the original was very good. It was done in...

Yes, the original was very good. It was done in corn coloured plastic so you didn't have to paint the hull. It cost me 19/6 I think and 6d for the cement so that was the whole shooting match for 1....
Forum: Passenger Liners 20th March 2009, 11:04
Replies: 34
Views: 4,607
Posted By Fairfield
Would agree with ST HELENA. Before that it...

Would agree with ST HELENA. Before that it possibly would have been NORSEA unless she is classed as a ferry.
Forum: Say Hello 19th February 2009, 11:03
Replies: 9
Views: 2,448
Posted By Fairfield
Welcome to Ships Nostalgia. There are some good...

Welcome to Ships Nostalgia. There are some good photos of LETITIA/ CAPTAIN COOK in the Gallery which might bring back memories, hopefully pleasant!!
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 9th February 2009, 22:04
Replies: 17
Views: 2,536
Posted By Fairfield
Depends on time of year- could have been CLAN...

Depends on time of year- could have been CLAN MACNAIR, BRITISH HUSSAR or SOMERSET.
Forum: British India Line 19th January 2009, 19:58
Replies: 11
Views: 5,068
Posted By Fairfield
The stern shot, a better scan is in the...

The stern shot, a better scan is in the Gallery.https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=62986
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