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Search: Posts Made By: K urgess
Forum: The Engine Room 26th April 2010, 20:10
Replies: 238
Views: 39,125
Posted By K urgess
Never had an Ex-Wife MJ so I can't comment. If...

Never had an Ex-Wife MJ so I can't comment.
If someone wanted to employ me as a computer engineer, that being the official title of the position I was being offered then I wasn't going to argue...
Forum: The Engine Room 26th April 2010, 14:42
Replies: 238
Views: 39,125
Posted By K urgess
ENGINEER n. 1. One who is trained or...

ENGINEER n.
1. One who is trained or professionally engaged in a branch of engineering.
2. One who operates an engine.
3. One who skillfully or shrewdly manages an enterprise.

tr.v....
Forum: Ship Research 26th April 2010, 14:25
Replies: 14
Views: 7,362
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire, Peter. ...

Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire, Peter.
These are in our gallery and show the ship you're enquiring about -
https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/40496...
Forum: Say Hello 26th April 2010, 14:16
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from northern England. Find your...

Welcome aboard from northern England.
Find your way around and get to know the crew.
Have a good voyage.
Forum: Say Hello 25th April 2010, 15:47
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from northern England, John. ...

Welcome aboard from northern England, John.
Find your way around and get to know the crew.
Have a good voyage.
Forum: Say Hello 25th April 2010, 11:30
Replies: 5
Views: 1,788
Posted By K urgess
A very belated welcome aboard from northern...

A very belated welcome aboard from northern England, Pathfinder.
I'm sure someone in the crew will be able to help.
Enjoy the rest of the trip.
Forum: Say Hello 25th April 2010, 11:22
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from northern England, ElleK. ...

Welcome aboard from northern England, ElleK.
Find your way around and get to know the crew.
Have a good voyage.
Forum: Bank Line 24th April 2010, 20:56
Replies: 87
Views: 17,333
Posted By K urgess
About the only black mark about Bankline that I...

About the only black mark about Bankline that I can remember was the second engineer on the Sprucebank in 1967.
Chief was Bill Harcus from Edinburgh and his wife.
Second was Pakistani and appeared...
Forum: Say Hello 24th April 2010, 18:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,695
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire. I'm sure...

Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire.
I'm sure someone will be able to point you at his Merchant Navy records at the National Archives where you will be able to see if he was in the MN from the start...
Forum: Say Hello 24th April 2010, 17:59
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from northern England, xav. Find...

Welcome aboard from northern England, xav.
Find your way around and get to know the crew.
Have a good voyage.
Forum: Say Hello 24th April 2010, 12:24
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire, Joe. Find...

Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire, Joe.
Find your way around and get to know the crew.
Have a good voyage.
Forum: Say Hello 23rd April 2010, 15:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from northern England, erman. I...

Welcome aboard from northern England, erman.
I must point out that the site language is English and all posts should be made in that language.
Please use a translation tool such as Google if you...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd April 2010, 11:25
Replies: 24
Views: 2,507
Posted By K urgess
Still doing them at Hull 1964 to 1966 and beyond....

Still doing them at Hull 1964 to 1966 and beyond.
They had a sort of drop out system. Apart from the trawler lads who only wanted a special, the rest of us dropped from 1st to 2nd to special...
Forum: Say Hello 23rd April 2010, 11:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire, Brian. Find...

Welcome aboard from East Yorkshire, Brian.
Find your way around the ship and get to know the crew.
Have a good trip.
Forum: Say Hello 23rd April 2010, 00:56
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from northern England. Find your...

Welcome aboard from northern England.
Find your way around and get to know the crew.
Have a good voyage.
Forum: Say Hello 22nd April 2010, 22:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,071
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from northern England, John. ...

Welcome aboard from northern England, John.
Find your way around and get to know the crew.
Have a good voyage.
Forum: Say Hello 22nd April 2010, 22:13
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from northern England. Find your...

Welcome aboard from northern England.
Find your way around and get to know the crew.
Have a good voyage.
Forum: Ship Research 22nd April 2010, 22:11
Replies: 15
Views: 2,220
Posted By K urgess
Can't find a Charles Hatcher born in Old Sarum...

Can't find a Charles Hatcher born in Old Sarum but several born in various places in Wiltshire. None with a father called John. Unfortunately the 1861 census doesn't include occupations.
There's a...
Forum: Say Hello 22nd April 2010, 17:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By K urgess
Welcome aboard from northern England. Find your...

Welcome aboard from northern England.
Find your way around and get to know the crew.
Have a good voyage.
Forum: Ship Research 22nd April 2010, 14:11
Replies: 15
Views: 2,220
Posted By K urgess
A quick search of the 1861 census can find no...

A quick search of the 1861 census can find no John Hatcher with a son called Charles living in East London using the date ranges suggested.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 21st April 2010, 21:49
Replies: 28
Views: 7,399
Posted By K urgess
Relatively simple, Hugh. Some sort of USB video...

Relatively simple, Hugh.
Some sort of USB video capture device. I use EasyCAP (Google will find it) which was not too expensive.
A VCR that gives a direct video and sound feed output either via...
Forum: Ship Research 21st April 2010, 18:51
Replies: 25
Views: 5,252
Posted By K urgess
I certainly hope not or the four thousand odd...

I certainly hope not or the four thousand odd books we have for sale will be off to landfill.
Having said that there is a distinct decline in the value of "average" books.
The coffee table style...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st April 2010, 16:06
Replies: 22
Views: 2,831
Posted By K urgess
I think the attached may contain the...

I think the attached may contain the aforementioned "sine/cosine" potentiometers. (EEK)

I think that trying to service a modern PC designed around analogue circuits would be something of a...
Forum: The Galley 21st April 2010, 12:14
Replies: 28
Views: 4,765
Posted By K urgess
Being used to working with stainless in the food...

Being used to working with stainless in the food conveyor industry on of the prime tests for quality was the magnet.
If it dropped off you were good to go. [=P]
Forum: The Galley 21st April 2010, 11:41
Replies: 28
Views: 4,765
Posted By K urgess
Bang goes another theory. (Sad) Our microwave...

Bang goes another theory. (Sad)
Our microwave is just that and nothing else, our last was a dual purpose but never got used (the Memsahib prefers the gas cooker), so our replacement didn't need to...
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