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Search: Posts Made By: stevekelly10
Forum: The Radio Room 5th September 2019, 20:55
Replies: 169
Views: 33,204
Posted By stevekelly10
When I was doing my phase 3 at Springburn college...

When I was doing my phase 3 at Springburn college Glasgow in 1970. myself and another 3 cadets had a flat there ! on the ground floor flat one of the girls there, was going out with one of my...
Forum: United States Navy 5th September 2019, 20:45
Replies: 17
Views: 994
Posted By stevekelly10
Garbage in, Garbage out :)

Garbage in, Garbage out :)
Forum: BP Shipping 5th September 2019, 20:37
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By stevekelly10
My first trip was on the "British Power" As a...

My first trip was on the "British Power" As a Cadet ! The Eng Cadets cabins where midships on the Starboard side, at the rear of the of the lower deck accommodation. Two cabins, with double bunk...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th August 2019, 22:17
Replies: 40
Views: 4,239
Posted By stevekelly10
In my 30+ years in the merchant navy, I only...

In my 30+ years in the merchant navy, I only experienced one! when the main condenser overboard valve failed! on a 450,000dwt ULCC. the nut holding the spindle had vibrated loose and came off and the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th August 2019, 18:45
Replies: 40
Views: 4,239
Posted By stevekelly10
Looks like the new Captain is going to have his...

Looks like the new Captain is going to have his hands full :) https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/hms-queen-elizabeth-3bn-warship-floods-weekly-admits-captain/ar-AAGzbno?ocid=spartandhp
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 9th August 2019, 17:54
Replies: 42
Views: 3,925
Posted By stevekelly10
Sorry Pat my memory is not what it use to be :(...

Sorry Pat my memory is not what it use to be :( But the cranes capacity was definitely over 200 tons each and even better they could be operated in tandem by one operator using the remote control !...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th August 2019, 21:13
Replies: 42
Views: 3,925
Posted By stevekelly10
One of the last jobs I was involved in, when I...

One of the last jobs I was involved in, when I worked at Lairds was a major upgrade of the cranes in the building hall. They could even be operated by remote control, whilst standing on the floor of...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 7th August 2019, 19:00
Replies: 42
Views: 3,925
Posted By stevekelly10
How long before the cranes are for sale on E-Bay...

How long before the cranes are for sale on E-Bay ? Would not be surprised if they end up at Cammell Lairds across there !
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st July 2019, 19:12
Replies: 73
Views: 5,760
Posted By stevekelly10
Apparently HMS Montrose was an hour away and...

Apparently HMS Montrose was an hour away and could not intervene ! This leaves me to wonder what would have happened if she was closer ? What are the rules of engagement ?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th July 2019, 16:11
Replies: 73
Views: 5,760
Posted By stevekelly10
If Northern Marine and Stena Bulk are concerned...

If Northern Marine and Stena Bulk are concerned about the safety and welfare of the crew, that will be a first ! As they didn't care about their crews, when the Stena King\Queen went to scrap. Said...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 23:02
Replies: 73
Views: 5,760
Posted By stevekelly10
Stuff Russia and China !!!

Stuff Russia and China !!!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 22:02
Replies: 73
Views: 5,760
Posted By stevekelly10
The second ship HMS Duncan has not arrived yet,...

The second ship HMS Duncan has not arrived yet, but when it does, the Iranians are going to have problems !
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 21:49
Replies: 73
Views: 5,760
Posted By stevekelly10
Does it matter what nationality the crew is ?...

Does it matter what nationality the crew is ? Piracy is Piracy ! I am sure if Iran wants a fight, they have far fewer ships than the forces that will respond to their attacks on innocent vessels !...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 21:22
Replies: 73
Views: 5,760
Posted By stevekelly10
Easy lesson any Iranian vessel from a rowing boat...

Easy lesson any Iranian vessel from a rowing boat upwards that steps out of Iranian waters and threatens any other vessel should be blown out of the water ! Can't reason with a mad dog, you stop it !
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2019, 20:39
Replies: 73
Views: 5,760
Posted By stevekelly10
Well it's British, is owned by Stena and managed...

Well it's British, is owned by Stena and managed by Northern Marine ( Glasgow) and I use to work for all of them ! Glad I am retired !...
Forum: BP Shipping 11th July 2019, 21:39
Replies: 18
Views: 1,939
Posted By stevekelly10
Not so sure ! The British Renown was attacked by...

Not so sure ! The British Renown was attacked by the Iranians during the Iran\Iraq war. Only problem was the Renown was charted by the Iranians and had their Oil onboard !
Forum: The Engine Room 11th July 2019, 19:35
Replies: 50
Views: 6,051
Posted By stevekelly10
I wonder if it will be fixed in time, to help...

I wonder if it will be fixed in time, to help protect British tankers in the Straits of Homuz ?
Forum: The Engine Room 10th July 2019, 21:13
Replies: 50
Views: 6,051
Posted By stevekelly10
I wonder if they have contemplated doing a proper...

I wonder if they have contemplated doing a proper job and putting her in drydock, to do a full repair ? Doubt it !!!
Forum: The Engine Room 10th July 2019, 18:48
Replies: 15
Views: 1,624
Posted By stevekelly10
That's what happened to ours, on the "Shoush" An...

That's what happened to ours, on the "Shoush" An Irano\BP tanker. The float had fell off ! :)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th July 2019, 18:53
Replies: 40
Views: 4,239
Posted By stevekelly10
So he has finally had enough and Has quit his job...

So he has finally had enough and Has quit his job ! think he should stick two fingers up to the Navy !...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 29th June 2019, 18:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By stevekelly10
Well at least one old dockside crane has found a...

Well at least one old dockside crane has found a new lease of life at the Glastonbury festival Pat :)...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th June 2019, 18:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By stevekelly10
During my time with Chevron, I was on the Chevron...

During my time with Chevron, I was on the Chevron Edinburgh which was their only ship going up the gulf during the Iran\Iraq war and then loading other Chevron vessels off Fujirah, We were escorted...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th June 2019, 22:33
Replies: 30
Views: 3,302
Posted By stevekelly10
My source has now revealed that the build is now...

My source has now revealed that the build is now back on schedule :)
Forum: Shell 12th June 2019, 23:00
Replies: 20
Views: 3,423
Posted By stevekelly10
I had the pleasure of getting one up on Shell...

I had the pleasure of getting one up on Shell tankers after leaving BP, when they flagged out ! my first trip was on the VLOO Rapana which was a disgrace and I refused to sign a contract with them,...
Forum: Container Vessels 31st May 2019, 13:13
Replies: 17
Views: 4,158
Posted By stevekelly10
20 miles, give or take a couple of miles ! :)

20 miles, give or take a couple of miles ! :)
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