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Search: Posts Made By: Erimus
Forum: Tankers 15th August 2019, 20:37
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Erimus
Didn't you ask a similar question last...

Didn't you ask a similar question last year???..someone did.

Recently reading a old trade paper an owner had two on order for 2019/2020 delivery and it was expected that they would be going into...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 22:20
Replies: 73
Views: 5,098
Posted By Erimus
Second tanker 'Messdar' seized too. Geoff

Second tanker 'Messdar' seized too.

Geoff
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 19:48
Replies: 73
Views: 5,098
Posted By Erimus
https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/britishflagg...

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/britishflagged-oil-tanker-seized-in-the-gulf-by-iranian-revolutionary-guards-a4194361.html

geoff
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th July 2019, 19:10
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By Erimus
With many that is correct..they reckoned that a...

With many that is correct..they reckoned that a 25 Litre of printer black ink was equal to Concordes fuel on one way trans-Atlantic flight.

geoff
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th July 2019, 17:53
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By Erimus
After years of Epsons and Canons I also bought a...

After years of Epsons and Canons I also bought a HP printer/scanner and find it excellent for my limited amount of work.

geoff
Forum: Offshore Oil & Gas Industry 6th July 2019, 11:16
Replies: 24
Views: 2,367
Posted By Erimus
Thanks Hawkey, had not checked the date...... ...

Thanks Hawkey, had not checked the date......

RIP

Geoff
Forum: Ship Research 30th June 2019, 21:19
Replies: 53
Views: 3,821
Posted By Erimus
I was on a cruise in North Pacific a couple of...

I was on a cruise in North Pacific a couple of year back and the crew from the Philippines had their own films in both English and Filipino.

geoff
Forum: Ship Research 23rd June 2019, 21:24
Replies: 53
Views: 3,821
Posted By Erimus
Walport still exist in Essex but they are purely...

Walport still exist in Essex but they are purely a producer of safety films these days.

geoff
Forum: Ship Research 21st June 2019, 19:18
Replies: 53
Views: 3,821
Posted By Erimus
Just remembered they were Walport film boxes and...

Just remembered they were Walport film boxes and like the Seafarers Education Library boxes had to be collected and redelivered to Middlesbrough station....this unpleasant job was usually mine in...
Forum: Ship Research 21st June 2019, 17:47
Replies: 53
Views: 3,821
Posted By Erimus
Interesting story Jackie...I know of one instance...

Interesting story Jackie...I know of one instance where the heavy film box was 'lifted' in Russia and when it was returned half of the films had been removed...... " for security reasons".

I must...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 16th June 2019, 08:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By Erimus
Agree...but I am sure that there had been a post...

Agree...but I am sure that there had been a post and someone said they stayed near to his Spanish home???? Maybe on our 'neighbours' site.
Never mind...
Geoff
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 15th June 2019, 07:21
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By Erimus
Didn't we have a thread on him when he passed...

Didn't we have a thread on him when he passed away??
Geoff
Forum: Ship Research 14th June 2019, 20:03
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Erimus
This may be your man..... Thanks to...

This may be your man.....

Thanks to Ancestry:-

https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8767&h=24393033&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=klk12142&_phstart=successSource

geoff
Forum: Ship Research 28th May 2019, 09:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By Erimus
I started as an office boy in Constantines HQ in...

I started as an office boy in Constantines HQ in Middlesbrough in 1958 and there were two paintings on my wall, the Gartwood and the Avonwood...both known as 'Glasgow' ships and mainly on the...
Forum: The Engine Room 27th May 2019, 17:59
Replies: 50
Views: 5,445
Posted By Erimus
Appears that that was one of the major reasons...

Appears that that was one of the major reasons for the docking along with rudder cleaning and upgrading cathodic protection.

geoff
Forum: J & J Denholm 20th May 2019, 15:30
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Erimus
That is how I first 'met' her as a new(ish)...

That is how I first 'met' her as a new(ish) vessel....in 1960.
geoff
Forum: J & J Denholm 20th May 2019, 14:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Erimus
As Varley has posted this on SH as well I will...

As Varley has posted this on SH as well I will use same reply!

"This vessel was my biggest headache in the days as Ship Scheduling Controller with BISCOre/BSC.
We all knew the Gas Turbine concept...
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 15th May 2019, 15:18
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By Erimus
Normally this function appears on camera...

Normally this function appears on camera menu...have you read the instructions,if you still have them?
geoff
Forum: Ship Research 9th May 2019, 19:59
Replies: 11
Views: 2,561
Posted By Erimus
Suggest you look on...

Suggest you look on https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?143879

Under name of Anjana.

geoff
Forum: Ship Research 26th April 2019, 16:43
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By Erimus
+1 geoff

+1

geoff
Forum: Computers and The Internet 23rd April 2019, 18:11
Replies: 36
Ink
Views: 2,616
Posted By Erimus
I have two Epsons in the garage which refuse to...

I have two Epsons in the garage which refuse to work now...yes I got all the messages but carried on using a mix of compatibles and the odd 'real thing'....I also have a box full of Canon compatibles...
Forum: The Engine Room 22nd April 2019, 14:47
Replies: 16
Views: 2,119
Posted By Erimus
To quote Basil Brush again...BUM BUM...... ...

To quote Basil Brush again...BUM BUM......

No but as an agent in the 50's/60's we were sometimes asked when doing a sign on....what does a donkey greaser do?.. Question usually put by first trip...
Forum: Ship Research 21st April 2019, 09:30
Replies: 29
Views: 1,548
Posted By Erimus
[QUOTE=TommyRob;2980213]Another factor, steel was...

[QUOTE=TommyRob;2980213]Another factor, steel was very much a political football and was denationalised in 1961. It may be that the charter market took a knock as the old BISC shortened its positions...
Forum: Ship Research 20th April 2019, 09:52
Replies: 29
Views: 1,548
Posted By Erimus
To throw another element into the pot, barter...

To throw another element into the pot, barter deals became popular.....in UK we entered into a deal to import ore from Conakry to Consett,this was one leg of a deal which allowed the sale of used...
Forum: Ship Research 19th April 2019, 18:56
Replies: 29
Views: 1,548
Posted By Erimus
Capkelly...indeed strange times,we exported a...

Capkelly...indeed strange times,we exported a cargo of rod in coil from Liverpool,ex Manchester Steel,to South Africa,via Mozambique.
Two years later I was on the quay in Cardiff watching import...
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