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Search: Posts Made By: stehogg
Forum: Glen Line 9th November 2017, 08:40
Replies: 6
Views: 2,730
Posted By stehogg
SS Glenaffric

Sailed with Willie Sutherland on the Flintshire as a cadet in 1966,a great person and engineer,his first comments to myself and Alan Coy the other cadet were please dont call me sir,Willie in the...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th October 2017, 11:07
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By stehogg
May not have to look so far afield the ruling...

May not have to look so far afield the ruling government in Malta may be able(forced) to answer some very embarrassing questions.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 18th October 2017, 09:22
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By stehogg
Murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

A lot less coverage of this atrocious act than I would have expected, considering the tireless work this lady put into uncovering corruption of all kinds across the world,only hope they...
Forum: Royal Navy 2nd October 2017, 18:14
Replies: 101
Views: 8,730
Posted By stehogg
Clifford I think you will find its flight deck...

Clifford I think you will find its flight deck has had one unwanted aircraft already,apparently a small drone ,and no one even noticed until the owner gracefully informed the authorities,you couldnt...
Forum: The Engine Room 30th September 2017, 09:24
Replies: 30
Views: 6,416
Posted By stehogg
Agree with*7 idling causes glazing on the liner...

Agree with*7 idling causes glazing on the liner bores, better to start up and put gradual increasing load on engine
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 5th September 2017, 09:57
Replies: 8
Views: 2,669
Posted By stehogg
Still using my Akai 1710 W reel to reel stereo...

Still using my Akai 1710 W reel to reel stereo tape recorder,bought in Hong Kong in 1966 for 45,about 3 months wages if I remember.In that time I have only replaced one metal cam on it at a recent...
Forum: Royal Navy 24th August 2017, 08:44
Replies: 101
Views: 8,730
Posted By stehogg
Not sure#69 interpretation a good idea ,Trumps...

Not sure#69 interpretation a good idea ,Trumps clowns will probably collide with our new toy(Whaaa)
Forum: The Engine Room 15th August 2017, 17:33
Replies: 73
Views: 17,319
Posted By stehogg
As an engineer cadet with Blu Flu we all spent...

As an engineer cadet with Blu Flu we all spent time during our apprenticeship working alongside personel from SG Dobsons refrigeration engineers from Wallasey.Stan Dobson was a great bloke with a...
Forum: Royal Navy 22nd July 2017, 11:40
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By stehogg
650 MPs +800 in the house of lords who decide...

650 MPs +800 in the house of lords who decide collectively if we go to war should be our sum total of armed forces thus no need for conscription.Our economy is already so reliant on the arms...
Forum: The Engine Room 19th July 2017, 08:40
Replies: 25
Views: 2,036
Posted By stehogg
Not quite on the same subject but ships telephone...

Not quite on the same subject but ships telephone related.Lord John Bursey a C/E in blue flu would apparently deride any poor engineer who after answering his call would sign off with "OK...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 17th July 2017, 10:40
Replies: 76
Views: 21,036
Posted By stehogg
Like you Geoff my first Bluey was the Automedon...

Like you Geoff my first Bluey was the Automedon in October 1964,joining as a still wet behind the ears engineer cadet,what an adventure,apart from a school trip to Interlaken in Switzerland in 1958 I...
Forum: Elder Dempster 11th July 2017, 10:29
Replies: 33
Views: 10,653
Posted By stehogg
Did 2 trips on the Auriol in 1969 prior to doing...

Did 2 trips on the Auriol in 1969 prior to doing ticket at Byrom Street,seem to remember Dave Jones was the 2/E who resided in Gateacre.Didnt really enjoy long stay in Lagos but at least it was a...
Forum: Royal Navy 29th June 2017, 16:02
Replies: 101
Views: 8,730
Posted By stehogg
Lets hope it can operate successfully in warmer...

Lets hope it can operate successfully in warmer climes unlike our type(???)destroyers that cant cope with high sea temperatures.
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 6th June 2017, 08:25
Replies: 16
Views: 3,352
Posted By stehogg
How clean and clinical the present pictures...

How clean and clinical the present pictures show,in the early 60s the lines of Blue Funnel and Clan Line ships in Vittoria docks could be seen every day of the week,one thing that I recall quite...
Forum: Royal Navy 3rd June 2017, 17:10
Replies: 101
Views: 8,730
Posted By stehogg
Any aircraft for it yet or are they not...

Any aircraft for it yet or are they not bothering!!
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 16th May 2017, 08:01
Replies: 24
Views: 1,711
Posted By stehogg
No sympathy whatsoever,and lets hope the media...

No sympathy whatsoever,and lets hope the media circus doesnt milk it for too long,although I wont hold my breath on that one.
Forum: Histories 14th April 2017, 09:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,900
Posted By stehogg
Amazing and truly brilliant account ,hope the...

Amazing and truly brilliant account ,hope the crew got the recognition they definitely deserved(Applause)
Forum: The Engine Room 11th April 2017, 16:25
Replies: 50
Views: 5,853
Posted By stehogg
Dont worry next time it happens they can phone...

Dont worry next time it happens they can phone Donald for a hand,sad to think thats whats between us and the rest of the world.
(Applause)
Forum: Ship Research 4th April 2017, 22:31
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By stehogg
Have some photos of her in Singapore Roads so...

Have some photos of her in Singapore Roads so will post them when my grandson has time to do it for me!!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd April 2017, 19:07
Replies: 49
Views: 4,266
Posted By stehogg
Very sad news especially for families of missing...

Very sad news especially for families of missing crew,did that run without the return iron ore cargo ,RIP.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 21st March 2017, 09:45
Replies: 55
Views: 4,517
Posted By stehogg
How to send a picture

Many thanks I have been struggling to figure this out too,hope my future attempts are successful.(Wave)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th March 2017, 20:36
Replies: 14
Views: 1,678
Posted By stehogg
Search for Irish rescue crew

Its times like this when it brings home how unselfish these crew members are ,they are to be admired and lets hope there will be some good news shortly/
Forum: Ship Research 13th January 2017, 09:49
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By stehogg
Question Bit of detective work

The truck crane in the picture owned by Sparrows est 1948, was the first 1000 ton capacity truck crane in the world.The former director of the company ,Frank Sumsion has written a book entitled...
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 2nd January 2017, 09:15
Replies: 88
Views: 10,821
Posted By stehogg
Titanic-yet again

Watched the programme with a very open mind as with all theorist accounts,maybe it should not be dismissed out of hand,I can still recall all the contraversy over the sinking of the Derbyshire and...
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 24th December 2016, 14:37
Replies: 28
Views: 7,911
Posted By stehogg
Marshall Meek

Seem to recall this gentleman when doing 6 months of my cadetship in India Buildings drawing office in 1966.
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