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Search: Posts Made By: jeraylin
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd July 2017, 07:17
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By jeraylin
President Xi standing on the apron of Hkg airport...

President Xi standing on the apron of Hkg airport - standing next to him? Tung Chee Hwa - it will never be allowed to happen in the near future at least. Cosco is often berated by central gov. for...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 5th October 2016, 20:30
Replies: 27
Views: 4,618
Posted By jeraylin
Now us immigration has banned shore leave for any...

Now us immigration has banned shore leave for any crew on board Hanjin owned or chartered vessels. Typical yank attitude.
Forum: Manchester Liners 5th October 2016, 19:23
Replies: 1
Views: 3,574
Posted By jeraylin
I sailed on manchester crusade in 1980 and agree...

I sailed on manchester crusade in 1980 and agree they were ahead of their time - we could let go the anchor from the bridge! Still not seen that since. :(
Forum: Nautical Colleges 5th October 2016, 19:15
Replies: 33
Views: 16,290
Posted By jeraylin
Just had a flashback after a long standby up the...

Just had a flashback after a long standby up the Elbe river to Hamburg. One of the sparkies 77-80 was John Oliver - he played regularly in the rugby team.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 14th March 2015, 21:36
Replies: 33
Views: 16,290
Posted By jeraylin
I Think you need to complain to "Duncan 112" who...

I Think you need to complain to "Duncan 112" who is a Senior Member.(K)
Forum: Nautical Colleges 14th March 2015, 21:34
Replies: 33
Views: 16,290
Posted By jeraylin
Sorry mate - I did not post that - please check...

Sorry mate - I did not post that - please check your facts.
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Forum: Nautical Colleges 27th January 2015, 22:03
Replies: 33
Views: 16,290
Posted By jeraylin
Martyn - yes I remember you, which Andy played in...

Martyn - yes I remember you, which Andy played in the rugby team? I have a photo taken from phase 1 or 3 and will post it if can get some names together. The Nav lecturer was John ..... he kept a day...
Forum: Ship Research 29th April 2014, 13:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,984
Posted By jeraylin
possibly ocean tramping of HKG as the chinese...

possibly ocean tramping of HKG as the chinese markings are missing on the funnel
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 12th January 2014, 23:38
Replies: 165
Views: 33,174
Posted By jeraylin
difference between the two

A "weather tight" door is designed to prevent ingress of water from one direction. A "water tight" door is designed to prevent ingress of water from both directions. Sadly most shipyards and...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 22nd August 2013, 17:00
Replies: 33
Views: 16,290
Posted By jeraylin
Hi Rob, sorry for the late posting of a reply....

Hi Rob, sorry for the late posting of a reply. Yes we must have been there same time but I don't remember your name. Two classes for phase 1 and 3 were ONC Nash and ONC Needles, about 30 in each...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 22nd August 2013, 16:56
Replies: 33
Views: 16,290
Posted By jeraylin
Fruity Fuller

Oh yes there was - he used to do the sea survival courses - "Straight away lads" was his catch phrase. (LOL)
Forum: Container Vessels 10th June 2013, 18:34
Replies: 18
Views: 4,215
Posted By jeraylin
Here is a try at a few definitive answers: ...

Here is a try at a few definitive answers:
Roughly half of all General Purpose (GP) containers, and 90% of all Temperature Controlled containers (Reefers) are owned by the shipping lines themselves...
Forum: The Bridge 23rd December 2012, 08:51
Replies: 59
Views: 20,909
Posted By jeraylin
To answer the question in modern times: For non...

To answer the question in modern times: For non US flagged vessels it depends on the company, Maersk are dry and all outfits have a policy. My employer allows beer in reasonable quantities and wine...
Forum: The Bridge 11th July 2012, 03:14
Replies: 186
Views: 33,252
Posted By jeraylin
Last month I had my deck cadet observe the...

Last month I had my deck cadet observe the transit of Venus across the sun with one of two sextants on board. Last done in anger by Capt. Cook I believe.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 16th April 2012, 12:46
Replies: 33
Views: 16,290
Posted By jeraylin
Merchant Navy College Greenhithe

I was quite surprised there is no thread on the Merchant Navy College Greenhithe in this section - so here is a starter!
I did pre-sea there in Sept 1978 as a Houlders Deck Cadet but it was mostly...
Forum: The Bridge 31st August 2009, 15:57
Replies: 186
Views: 33,252
Posted By jeraylin
Can I add a modern perspective? Just about to...

Can I add a modern perspective?
Just about to deliver a ship from the yard. Two sextants on board. One supplied by yard is a Japanese heavy frame job with excellent magnification and a light to...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th August 2009, 15:21
Replies: 14
Views: 2,175
Posted By jeraylin
VASCO - you are soooooo right. I'm expecting an...

VASCO - you are soooooo right. I'm expecting an ISPS implementation audit in a shipyard for a new build - it will be done in the office. Any terrorist of old had to at least call the agents or look...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 26th August 2009, 15:01
Replies: 48
Views: 9,216
Posted By jeraylin
I sailed on a Manchester Liner ship as cadet in...

I sailed on a Manchester Liner ship as cadet in 1981 and in a misguided attempt to control beer consumption you had to buy tokens off the chief steward and these were inserted into a machine on A...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 26th August 2009, 14:46
Replies: 0
Views: 1,003
Posted By jeraylin
Cool OOCL: Orient Overseas Container Line

Many mariners from famous companies ended up working for OOCL or the old Island Navigation: I have sailed with Ex: Blue Funnel, Houlders, furness, Manchester Liners, Harrisons, etc seastaff . Also...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 26th August 2009, 14:20
Replies: 15
Views: 2,373
Posted By jeraylin
Paul - I was on Oropesa as deck cadet in 1980 and...

Paul - I was on Oropesa as deck cadet in 1980 and did one trip avonmouth/birkenhead/kingston/panama/west coast/panama/kingston/avonmouth/birkenhead. The old man deep sea was called Williams? had his...
Forum: Manchester Liners 26th August 2009, 13:36
Replies: 44
Views: 21,980
Posted By jeraylin
The "Fourth ship" u refer to eventually became...

The "Fourth ship" u refer to eventually became the OOCL Bravery - I sailed on her as Mate and Master and think that was the start of my hair loss! She was sold to Canmar which became CP and traded as...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 10th December 2008, 13:46
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,699
Posted By jeraylin
It was the DUNEDIN on the BANK-SAVILL Line. The...

It was the DUNEDIN on the BANK-SAVILL Line. The guy sadly died. He came from Tiptree in Essex. A memorial fund was set up with the local bank and I recall quite a lot of money was paid in - enough to...
Forum: Say Hello 10th December 2008, 13:22
Replies: 27
Views: 2,100
Posted By jeraylin
Maiden voyage Dunedin

Hello Mr Keenan!

We sailed together on the DUNEDIN maiden voyage. Other cadets I remember were Alan Craig (Eyemouth) and Jane Reilly. Old man was Dick (Special Agent) Barton. The chief was a Kiwi...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 4th April 2008, 15:26
Replies: 35
Views: 10,732
Posted By jeraylin
Orotava/Ripon Grange

Just read all your memories and it gave me a laugh. I joined in Emden and paid off in Karachi. Ditchburn was the old man - GR8, and Bob Fredricks was the mate. I remember the China incident really...
Forum: Houlder Brothers 3rd February 2008, 12:01
Replies: 1,019
Views: 238,699
Posted By jeraylin
Quick feedback - I like this site! Well...

Quick feedback - I like this site!
Well standing at Hull station on a thursday afternoon in full uniform felt a bit of a prat but all the fishermen were at sea so did not get much ribbing. Real...
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