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Search: Posts Made By: Engine Serang
Forum: The Bridge Today, 08:53
Replies: 46
Views: 1,664
Posted By Engine Serang
Reminds me of Seconds General EK. Hard a Port.

Reminds me of Seconds General EK. Hard a Port.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates Today, 08:50
Replies: 240
Views: 24,997
Posted By Engine Serang
Well done that man. He has awoken a sleeping...

Well done that man.

He has awoken a sleeping nightmare.
Forum: Ship Research 16th November 2019, 21:37
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By Engine Serang
I remember her in Larne in the mid 1960's as a...

I remember her in Larne in the mid 1960's as a Sealink Ferry. Caledonian Princess.
Forum: Ship Research 14th November 2019, 22:19
Replies: 24
Views: 1,599
Posted By Engine Serang
Auch Art leave it alone. Let it stand as an...

Auch Art leave it alone. Let it stand as an example of a spoiled brat, something we can read now and again when we are in danger of loosing the run of ourselves.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 14th November 2019, 13:32
Replies: 176
Views: 45,653
Posted By Engine Serang
Combined Chiefs! Not a chance. You need the...

Combined Chiefs!
Not a chance.
You need the brains of an Archbishop to sit for that exam.
I only just made it.
QED.
Forum: Say Hello 14th November 2019, 13:24
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Engine Serang
Anyone who spells Cool, Kewl, is really Cool. In...

Anyone who spells Cool, Kewl, is really Cool. In fact a Kewl Dude.
If Greg was on Top Gear he would be in the "Sub Zero" section of the Cool Wall.
Poor old 242 would be lucky to make the "Seriously...
Forum: Say Hello 14th November 2019, 07:34
Replies: 16
Views: 2,534
Posted By Engine Serang
Nice atmospheric painting. Todays passengers...

Nice atmospheric painting.
Todays passengers would object to the gun on the poop and would prefer more balcony cabins. Sorry, Balcony Staterooms.
Forum: Say Hello 14th November 2019, 07:27
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Engine Serang
Greg, I think the Donald has made one of his Best...

Greg, I think the Donald has made one of his Best Friends join. It will enliven our mornings for a while but I imagine we will soon grow weary of him.
Forum: Ship Research 13th November 2019, 20:59
Replies: 24
Views: 1,599
Posted By Engine Serang
I'd like to comment but I want to keep on the...

I'd like to comment but I want to keep on the right side of Pompeyfan. I think I may be on a Yellow Card.
Forum: The Engine Room 12th November 2019, 22:45
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By Engine Serang
I well remember the Half boiler. The V2M8 was the...

I well remember the Half boiler. The V2M8 was the first time anyone had come across a roof fired boiler and the word on the street was that the burners would leak, fill the furnace with oil and upon...
Forum: The Engine Room 12th November 2019, 07:50
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By Engine Serang
I don't think she was anymore frugal than ships...

I don't think she was anymore frugal than ships of her generation but I was just a cadet and could only count up to five .
I have a vague recollection she had bunker tanks 5000 m3 Port and Stbd and...
Forum: The Engine Room 11th November 2019, 21:45
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By Engine Serang
Have a look at thread, Most Powerful Cargo...

Have a look at thread,

Most Powerful Cargo Ships

about April 2009.

All will be revealed.
Forum: The Engine Room 11th November 2019, 21:24
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By Engine Serang
The single V2M9, tangentially fired boiler on the...

The single V2M9, tangentially fired boiler on the Texaco Denmark (255,000 dwt) powered a 32000 shp turbine and drove the ship at 15 kts.
The 2 Foster Wheeler boliers on the ss Algol powered a...
Forum: The Engine Room 11th November 2019, 16:31
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By Engine Serang
Must have been ESD 3's In the early 1970's...

Must have been ESD 3's

In the early 1970's the choice of marine boilers for propulsion was Foster Wheeler ESD III, Babcock Marine Radiant or Combustion Engineering V2M9.
Forum: Ship Research 11th November 2019, 08:34
Replies: 24
Views: 1,599
Posted By Engine Serang
I'm speechless. Are we protecting children and...

I'm speechless.
Are we protecting children and minors from vulgar abuse?
Yes we are.

Well done Su...……. Best stop here.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th November 2019, 12:31
Replies: 240
Views: 24,997
Posted By Engine Serang
Andy you're a hard taskmaster.

Andy you're a hard taskmaster.
Forum: Bank Line 8th November 2019, 08:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By Engine Serang
Greenpeace are coming to let down your tyres.

Greenpeace are coming to let down your tyres.
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 5th November 2019, 22:15
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Engine Serang
Indeed.

Indeed.
Forum: Bank Line 4th November 2019, 22:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By Engine Serang
The Empire Attendant, owned/managed by Andrew...

The Empire Attendant, owned/managed by Andrew Weir sailed from Liverpool as part of Convoy OS.33 with a cargo of stores, vehicles and a 'quantity of explosives' bound for Durban and Karachi. At 0330...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 4th November 2019, 08:26
Replies: 86
Views: 10,593
Posted By Engine Serang
Most books on air conditioning are a work of...

Most books on air conditioning are a work of fiction.
Forum: Say Hello 30th October 2019, 12:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Engine Serang
What will we do with the Piss Artist sailor ...

What will we do with the Piss Artist sailor
What will we do with the Piss Artist sailor
What will we do with the Piss Artist sailor
Earliy in the morning.


Doesn't quite have the ring about...
Forum: Say Hello 30th October 2019, 11:22
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Engine Serang
I did, and it's not all its made up to be. ...

I did, and it's not all its made up to be.

Demanding Masters
Useless Seconds
Kranky Thirds
Drunken Leckys
White Crew
And the nightmare goes on. Burra Sahib's head is uneasy.
Forum: The Radio Room 28th October 2019, 10:08
Replies: 63
Views: 4,182
Posted By Engine Serang
I'm neither envious or bitter but I enjoy...

I'm neither envious or bitter but I enjoy spreading false news.

If God didn't believe in False News he wouldn't have set up Ships Nostalgia.
Forum: The Radio Room 28th October 2019, 08:39
Replies: 63
Views: 4,182
Posted By Engine Serang
A Spare and a Knob in the radio room, sounds...

A Spare and a Knob in the radio room, sounds about right.
Forum: The Radio Room 27th October 2019, 21:36
Replies: 63
Views: 4,182
Posted By Engine Serang
In fairness we're not great at writing but we can...

In fairness we're not great at writing but we can always draw a wee diagram.
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