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Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th October 2019, 11:06
Replies: 206
Views: 18,922
Posted By stein
I do not think so. If anything caused him to...

I do not think so. If anything caused him to leave I think it must have been that he no longer could suffer the company of ignorant fools such as us (me). :)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 15th October 2019, 05:55
Replies: 206
Views: 18,922
Posted By stein
Satanic's last posting was on 11th October 2019,...

Satanic's last posting was on 11th October 2019, that is not too long ago. But I have the impression that the fire in his moral sermons have lessened somewhat, and his presence therefore not being as...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 8th October 2019, 08:59
Replies: 206
Views: 18,922
Posted By stein
I just passed what was definitely Lord Lucan in...

I just passed what was definitely Lord Lucan in the street, heading for Dombås I believe he was.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th October 2019, 06:07
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By stein
Thanks, I will write that down in case it will...

Thanks, I will write that down in case it will happen again.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th October 2019, 04:19
Replies: 24
Views: 1,953
Posted By stein
I was attempted blackmailed once, in the guise of...

I was attempted blackmailed once, in the guise of being "fined" for ostensibly watching forbidden content on the net, by people who claimed themselves to be the Norwegian police. The thing that made...
Forum: Tall ships 22nd September 2019, 15:09
Replies: 27
Views: 1,972
Posted By stein
Yes, $ 28 is substantially less than I would...

Yes, $ 28 is substantially less than I would expect to pay for something like that. Here is a comparison. (That book is a first edition, which would make it more expensive than yours if both were...
Forum: Tall ships 22nd September 2019, 12:45
Replies: 27
Views: 1,972
Posted By stein
Mate in Sail, written by James Gaby, illustrated...

Mate in Sail, written by James Gaby, illustrated with paintings by Dennis Adams, Artarmon, Australia 1974. Of which book Alan Villiers wrote: "This is that rarity, a fine looking piece of book...
Forum: Tall ships 21st September 2019, 12:46
Replies: 27
Views: 1,972
Posted By stein
A gem in books? These three books are rather too...

A gem in books? These three books are rather too heavy to wear as jewellery, but they are still intended to shine, I guess. The German book is announced as a "Prachtwerk" by the publishers, and had...
Forum: Tall ships 21st September 2019, 08:32
Replies: 27
Views: 1,972
Posted By stein
I paid serious money for these. While these...

I paid serious money for these.

While these facsimile editions printed in India I got for next to nothing.

A popular theme.
Forum: Tall ships 21st September 2019, 08:27
Replies: 27
Views: 1,972
Posted By stein
Grands Voiliers Francais: 1880 - 1930, by Jean...

Grands Voiliers Francais: 1880 - 1930, by Jean Randier, Grenoble 1964. A very fine collection of construction drawings of the French "bounty ships."

The seventy-four Gun Ship, by Jean Boudriot,...
Forum: Tall ships 20th September 2019, 20:20
Replies: 27
Views: 1,972
Posted By stein
Modelling the brig of war "IRENE" by E. W....

Modelling the brig of war "IRENE" by E. W. Petrejus, Hengelo 1970. Primarily on a brig captured from the English, but still with a lot of information on sailing ships in general. Koenigin der See,...
Forum: Tall ships 20th September 2019, 15:29
Replies: 27
Views: 1,972
Posted By stein
Admiral Paris, Collection Plans ou Dessins de...

Admiral Paris, Collection Plans ou Dessins de Navires, 3 volumes, first published in Paris in 1884. A rather wide range of ships are here delineated, but particularly complete are the French clipper...
Forum: Tall ships 20th September 2019, 00:37
Replies: 27
Views: 1,972
Posted By stein
I wonder how to choose, I have more than a few a...

I wonder how to choose, I have more than a few a few books on this theme. There are technical books written as first introduction and therefore very general, and there are specialist books on every...
Forum: Ship Research 31st August 2019, 12:34
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By stein
The First World War, also called the Great War,...

The First World War, also called the Great War, not the Second World War, written as WWII, or SWW. Yeah, I got that much. What makes you think I did not? I suggested another book, written in Swedish...
Forum: Ship Research 31st August 2019, 08:26
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By stein
Could you not research that ship elsewhere? (I...

Could you not research that ship elsewhere? (I presume you know her name.)

I have not tested this link, I shie away from all websites containing the word torrent, but you may still want to:...
Forum: Ship Research 25th August 2019, 20:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By stein
I was on a Wilhelmsen ship named after a French...

I was on a Wilhelmsen ship named after a French town, Tourcoing" and when I phoned the Wilhelmsen office once asking if there existed some construction drawings of the ship I used my best French...
Forum: Say Hello 5th August 2019, 13:30
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By stein
No, the "Young" endeavour was a two-masted ship....

No, the "Young" endeavour was a two-masted ship. Here is the late John Briggs on the "New." https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=4700
Forum: Tall ships 23rd July 2019, 21:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By stein
Thanks very much. Very enjoyable. I particularly...

Thanks very much. Very enjoyable. I particularly enjoyed the working of the pump action windlass aboard the Katie. There is a well illustrated article on the Katie in "Westcountry Sail" by Michael...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th July 2019, 06:04
Replies: 73
Views: 7,592
Posted By stein
The British impound an Iranian tanker for...

The British impound an Iranian tanker for breaking sanctions by the British and their allies, the Iranians then answer with what must seem to them exactly the same action. No sailor on either ship...
Forum: Ship Research 6th July 2019, 11:12
Replies: 40
Views: 3,670
Posted By stein
The interior of plastic and steel yachts are...

The interior of plastic and steel yachts are still largely wood, a living material that people deem more pleasant to touch than any man-made material. Why this should be so, I believe nobody has...
Forum: Ship Research 26th June 2019, 05:41
Replies: 53
Views: 4,983
Posted By stein
I should have remembered that, or at least have...

I should have remembered that, or at least have had the sense to ask myself why we did not use it. But things are becoming increasingly less clear to me. By the way, it was not "Sjømannskirken" (the...
Forum: Ship Research 25th June 2019, 11:12
Replies: 53
Views: 4,983
Posted By stein
Aud Schønemann scares the Americans. In May...

Aud Schønemann scares the Americans.

In May 1968 I had no knowledge of the riots that took place in Paris. The street fighting between students and police that named my generation passed unnoticed...
Forum: Ship Research 21st June 2019, 16:34
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By stein
It is not often I say of a schooner that she...

It is not often I say of a schooner that she looks lovely, but the one in Stephen Card's photo certainly does
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th June 2019, 06:47
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By stein
Same company as the nearly grounded "viking." And...

Same company as the nearly grounded "viking." And there has even been a third accident with a ship from this company inbetween. From "Terneuzen", Youtube: The 443-foot Viking River Cruises Longship,...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 21st May 2019, 11:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,327
Posted By stein
I believe all the facsimile editions I have...

I believe all the facsimile editions I have received from India have been printed well enough to be readable. Once I was asked if I might prefer grey print, due to some problem, and was given...
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