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Search: Posts Made By: SeamusMartin
Forum: Tugs 12th September 2018, 02:52
Replies: 46
Views: 9,232
Posted By SeamusMartin
Speaking of websites, this one is fantastic, it...

Speaking of websites, this one is fantastic, it is quite large and mainly deals with the railways but it has a few pages on the harbours around South Africa. The pages start with the development of...
Forum: Tugs 12th September 2018, 01:00
Replies: 46
Views: 9,232
Posted By SeamusMartin
Hello Old Se Doggy, My old website was hosted by...

Hello Old Se Doggy, My old website was hosted by geosities unfortunately they closed down their hosting services and with the lack of traffic I decided not to find a new host. My pictures aren’t of...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 6th March 2013, 03:03
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
There are excellent pictures and videos of the...

There are excellent pictures and videos of the move on the website above.
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 9th February 2011, 11:11
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
Well that was close, well done to all involved. ...

Well that was close, well done to all involved. I would love to see any pictures of the big move when it happens.
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 31st July 2010, 11:47
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
Sorry Sir I am not to blame, I do not know the...

Sorry Sir I am not to blame, I do not know the owner personally, I am very disappointed that the vessel has not been kept up to scratch and that the contractors have not been paid for their hard work...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 19th July 2010, 09:36
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
I think I may just cry!

I think I may just cry!
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 11th December 2009, 23:05
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
That is very very sad.

That is very very sad.
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 12th July 2009, 10:39
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
Great Pictures of Alwyn Vintcent, thank you for...

Great Pictures of Alwyn Vintcent, thank you for posting.
Cheers,
Seamus.
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 21st September 2008, 11:50
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
Hi Guys any updates? Is she on the ship bound...

Hi Guys any updates? Is she on the ship bound for Australia? Did anybody get photos?
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 30th May 2008, 13:58
Replies: 16
Views: 2,230
Posted By SeamusMartin
What about SS United States, I didn't even know...

What about SS United States, I didn't even know she still existed! I saw a picture in the tug gallery (not sure why?) so I googled her, what an amaising ship. Here are some good sites:...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 1st May 2008, 10:05
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
Hey Andy, I would love to see your slides, if...

Hey Andy,
I would love to see your slides, if you can find them,
Cheers,
Seamus.
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 22nd March 2008, 13:12
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
A little bit of info on her Alwyn Vintcent...

A little bit of info on her
Alwyn Vintcent (1958 -)
Builders: Cantieri Navali e Officiene Meccaniche de Venezia
Dimensions: 83 * 20 * 11
Engine: Single triple expansion 117 NHP 300 IHP
Speed:...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 14th February 2008, 11:45
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
Thanks JeffM, new years greetings to you to, I...

Thanks JeffM,
new years greetings to you to, I know I am a bit late, I have been very busy at work, but thanks a lot for the info. I hope to see some pictures of the wheelhouse, engine room and...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 26th December 2007, 10:54
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
G'day Jeff, I don't seem to be able to change...

G'day Jeff,
I don't seem to be able to change the heading of the thread, but have contacted SN to see if they can do it for me, sorry I never noticed that I had missed spelled her name. Did you get...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 5th November 2007, 11:03
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
That is great news, at least when I get back over...

That is great news, at least when I get back over that side of the world again, I may visit her. You never know maybe some day she may be put back into steam, when and if enough interest is...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 24th August 2007, 09:09
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
That is great SAS Amatola, I feared the worst. ...

That is great SAS Amatola, I feared the worst. Do you know where she is going? Will she be restored to original condition and put back into steam? or converted into something else? That is great...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 3rd April 2007, 09:57
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
Hi Moby Glad you like the photos, and you can...

Hi Moby
Glad you like the photos, and you can use them on the sa-transport site, it is a great site as well.
Seamus
Forum: Tugs 29th December 2006, 02:32
Replies: 46
Views: 9,232
Posted By SeamusMartin
That would be fantastic, Robin any help with this...

That would be fantastic, Robin any help with this is greatly appreciated.

I have made a small website with my pictures of the S A steam tugs if you are interested it is at:...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 24th December 2006, 04:20
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
Hi Reklaw, I have seen you webpage it has some...

Hi Reklaw, I have seen you webpage it has some wonderful pictures on it. It inspired me to make my own one with my pictures of the South African steam tugs.

If any one is interested it is at:...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 30th August 2006, 12:21
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
Thanks guys, In Australia and New Zealand we...

Thanks guys,
In Australia and New Zealand we have some very successful Maritime Museums with steam tugs still in steam. In Brisbane we have the forceful, in Auckland the have the William C Daldy,...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 29th August 2006, 05:09
Replies: 99
Views: 19,824
Posted By SeamusMartin
Unhappy Alwyn Vintcent

Does anybody know what is happening with the old steam pilot boat Alwyn Vintcent? She worked as a ferry to Robbin Island for a while and then had a diesel engine installed. I think she was then...
Forum: Tugs 17th February 2006, 13:50
Replies: 46
Views: 9,232
Posted By SeamusMartin
Hello Robin, I would like to build radio...

Hello Robin, I would like to build radio controlled models of F Schermbrucker and Cecil G White. I was wondering where I could get copies of the lines drawings and general arrangements? I don´t...
Forum: Say Hello 17th February 2006, 13:20
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By SeamusMartin
Thumbs up Hello

G´day Everyone, My name is Seamus Martin, I was born in East London, South Africa and grew up in Mackay Australia. My Father worked for the Harbour Service in SA and worked his way up to pilot. He...
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