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Forum: Bank Line Yesterday, 06:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,183
Posted By duncs
Did only one trip with Bankline, the 'Elmbank'. ...

Did only one trip with Bankline, the 'Elmbank'. Was talking, 2 days ago, to an ex Bankline lecky, and suggested to him, to get on to SN and that he might come across some names that he knew.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 3rd November 2019, 15:19
Replies: 35
Views: 8,558
Posted By duncs
Dear Capt Reid, Thank you very much for that...

Dear Capt Reid, Thank you very much for that info. Lachy and I had some good times together. Too many to mention here.
Thanks again,

Best rgds, Duncan
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 3rd November 2019, 14:17
Replies: 35
Views: 8,558
Posted By duncs
Hi Capt, yes, I'm in Barra. It's got to be the...

Hi Capt, yes, I'm in Barra. It's got to be the same Lachy I sailed with in Jebsens, he was 2/O. He died quite young. Was he a Capt in GG? I know he sailed as Capt. I knew his parents well. His...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd November 2019, 13:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By duncs
The 'flattie' I sailed on, the 'Deptford', had...

The 'flattie' I sailed on, the 'Deptford', had MIMCO gear. Main tx 'Reliance', emgy
tx, a 'Transarctic', which had 500 w/t and also doubled up as r/t tx. Main rx was either 'Mercury' or 'Elettra'....
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 3rd November 2019, 13:30
Replies: 35
Views: 8,558
Posted By duncs
As a matter of interest, was Lachy MacDonald, ex...

As a matter of interest, was Lachy MacDonald, ex Denholm, from South Uist?

Rgds Duncs
Forum: The Galley 2nd November 2019, 04:56
Replies: 34
Views: 2,068
Posted By duncs
In my own memory, on cargo boats, the galley was...

In my own memory, on cargo boats, the galley was usually abaft the saloon, in close proximity to mess rooms. Today, a lift is used from galley to a common pantry, for ship's staff. Passenger...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd October 2019, 03:44
Replies: 63
Views: 4,047
Posted By duncs
I've always thought that MIMCO had somehow...

I've always thought that MIMCO had somehow acquired a huge amount of 807 beam tetrodes, and designed all their tx,s around it. Never had a problem with it.
Forum: The Radio Room 20th October 2019, 01:57
Replies: 63
Views: 4,047
Posted By duncs
You were lucky to have spares!

You were lucky to have spares!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th October 2019, 21:00
Replies: 235
Views: 24,499
Posted By duncs
This one is purely for R/Os Achtung! ...

This one is purely for R/Os

Achtung!

Alles lookenpeepers! Das navigaten machine is nicht fur gefingerpoken und mittengrabben. Ist easy schnappen der springwerk, blowenfusen, schnappen der...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th October 2019, 19:58
Replies: 235
Views: 24,499
Posted By duncs
Art6, I have absolutely no idea what post #204...

Art6, I have absolutely no idea what post #204 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=204) means! Can you explain? I'm still looking up words in my German/English...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th October 2019, 03:44
Replies: 235
Views: 24,499
Posted By duncs
On another occasion, we, in the harbour office,...

On another occasion, we, in the harbour office, geared up, waiting for the ferry, ETA 10mins. A huge campervan approached the pier, an elderly gent got out and opened the big gate, and drove onto...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th October 2019, 14:30
Replies: 235
Views: 24,499
Posted By duncs
I can only speak four languages, good gaelic, bad...

I can only speak four languages, good gaelic, bad gaelic, good English and bad English. On one vessel, aptly named the 'Bluebird', the German OM asked me if I understood what he and C/E were saying....
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th October 2019, 02:16
Replies: 235
Views: 24,499
Posted By duncs
What's wrong with Latin? I don't understand it,...

What's wrong with Latin? I don't understand it, myself, But it sounds bloody good!

(Jester)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th October 2019, 17:17
Replies: 235
Views: 24,499
Posted By duncs
Confiteor Deo omnipotenti, that is the last of my...

Confiteor Deo omnipotenti, that is the last of my Latin!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 17th October 2019, 01:41
Replies: 235
Views: 24,499
Posted By duncs
Dominus et pace vobiscum, Amen.

Dominus et pace vobiscum, Amen.
Forum: The Radio Room 16th October 2019, 17:30
Replies: 24
Views: 1,664
Posted By duncs
[QUOTE=david.hopcroft;3009141]I should have said...

[QUOTE=david.hopcroft;3009141]I should have said that this was GKZ. The 958's replaced in-house PO built RXs and Mercury's. They were also 'magic' for us, but actually it was because they - the...
Forum: The Radio Room 16th October 2019, 17:04
Replies: 24
Views: 1,664
Posted By duncs
Sorry, David, my post was probably too strong,...

Sorry, David, my post was probably too strong, for which I apologise. Blame it on the low flyer. It's just that I was a bit pissed off re 'Munchen'. GKA and other stations/DAN were superb. The MN...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th October 2019, 16:20
Replies: 235
Views: 24,499
Posted By duncs
Poor Gloria, it may well have been in the subway....

Poor Gloria, it may well have been in the subway. Maybe the Blackwall tunnel. Who knows?

Pat/Barrie, I'm still laughing at your response. It helps my Hangover.(Jester)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th October 2019, 14:59
Replies: 235
Views: 24,499
Posted By duncs
You cheated! You ate two Brute!

You cheated! You ate two Brute!
Forum: The Radio Room 16th October 2019, 04:06
Replies: 24
Views: 1,664
Posted By duncs
Failure to respond is out of order. You were an...

Failure to respond is out of order. You were an R/O yourself, you knew the score. AMVER? I know what the acronym stood for, but did they ever help in 'mutual vessel rescue'. Where were AMVER when...
Forum: The Radio Room 16th October 2019, 02:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By duncs
I used it once. A lecky with problems. They were...

I used it once. A lecky with problems. They were very good. (all wt)
Forum: The Radio Room 16th October 2019, 02:01
Replies: 24
Views: 1,664
Posted By duncs
Sorry, David, I thought, on seeing, it was a ship...

Sorry, David, I thought, on seeing, it was a ship station. In '72 I had my gear upgraded , from O'span and Mercury and Elettra rx's to a 'Commandant' and 'Nebula' rx. Magic!

Best rgds, D
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 16th October 2019, 01:38
Replies: 235
Views: 24,499
Posted By duncs
Sic transit Gloria mundi

Sic transit Gloria mundi
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 15th October 2019, 04:16
Replies: 235
Views: 24,499
Posted By duncs
Can anyone explain to me?, why do some people...

Can anyone explain to me?, why do some people make up different IDs on websites such as SN. It makes no sense to me! I.E. the 'Bill Davies' debacle!
Where's SM?
Forum: The Radio Room 15th October 2019, 02:06
Replies: 24
Views: 1,664
Posted By duncs
I sent AMVERS, but I thought they were used by US...

I sent AMVERS, but I thought they were used by US to keep track of MN vessels. Same OBS msgs were used for same.



Loved photo. Two Nebulas. When I had one, I was ecstatic.
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