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Search: Posts Made By: quietman
Forum: The Bridge 29th June 2012, 23:17
Replies: 42
Views: 40,047
Posted By quietman
As a ex AB I would trust my eyes every time. Many...

As a ex AB I would trust my eyes every time. Many was the time I saw something the radar did not. Agreed usually small local fishing vessels but non the less devestating for those aboard if a...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th January 2012, 08:17
Replies: 4,191
Views: 782,307
Posted By quietman
I think it is a shame that at times peoples...

I think it is a shame that at times peoples opinions are being disregarded by so called experts. Experts have build ships and called them super safe and unsinkable in the past whilst others have...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th January 2012, 12:56
Replies: 4,191
Views: 782,307
Posted By quietman
Apperently she didn't ground where she is now...

Apperently she didn't ground where she is now lying but further out then the Master brought her to her present position to facilitate the rescue of passengers and crew.
Regards Derrick
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th January 2012, 09:26
Replies: 4,191
Views: 782,307
Posted By quietman
Apparently she had left port a couple of hours...

Apparently she had left port a couple of hours earlier so what she was doing so close to the island will take some explaining. But the worse thing about this is the instability of these cruise ships...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th November 2011, 07:13
Replies: 82
Views: 17,930
Posted By quietman
sinking ship - Swanland

Does anyone have any news on the ship in trouble off Holyhead.
(Cloud)
Forum: Royal Navy 7th April 2011, 15:51
Replies: 25
Views: 3,956
Posted By quietman
Trouble with flying from foreign bases is you are...

Trouble with flying from foreign bases is you are saddled with rules from foreign governments.
Forum: Say Hello 23rd March 2010, 20:23
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By quietman
Hi Rags and welcome. As you may have realised you...

Hi Rags and welcome. As you may have realised you are not alone in Sunderland there are quite a few of us. May I invite you to join some of us in an afternoon get together in Sunderland on the 23rd...
Forum: Say Hello 29th January 2010, 17:59
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By quietman
All welcome on this site mate. Most of us are...

All welcome on this site mate. Most of us are shore side now and after all if no one was shoreside ships would never exist to transport stuff around.
Forum: Say Hello 9th December 2009, 09:03
Replies: 123
Views: 18,391
Posted By quietman
password

Time to put a password on your computers lads (says he mopping his forehead).lol[=P]
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 14th July 2009, 15:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,631
Posted By quietman
lenses

I have just been given an old canon EOS 500 not digital. with this were 2 lenses one being a canon28-80mm the other is a sigma70-300mm. As I'm looking at getting a SLR camera in the future I was...
Forum: Say Hello 1st June 2009, 22:29
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By quietman
Hi Mate glad you found us. I'm looking forward to...

Hi Mate glad you found us. I'm looking forward to some of your photos in the near future.
Regards Derrick(Thumb)
Forum: The Engine Room 13th May 2009, 20:36
Replies: 364
Views: 120,570
Posted By quietman
Tyne Bridge another sister. The owners were good...

Tyne Bridge another sister. The owners were good to work for but the ship was a nightmare.(Cloud)
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 24th February 2009, 19:29
Replies: 42
Views: 5,229
Posted By quietman
Can only assume there was something on that ship...

Can only assume there was something on that ship the police were aware of.
Forum: Cameras, Photography and Equipment 24th February 2009, 19:17
Replies: 42
Views: 5,229
Posted By quietman
Just wondered if I took a photo of a ship and a...

Just wondered if I took a photo of a ship and a policeman deemed it a security risk and wiped it off my camera would he in fact be commiting a crime 1 by destroying evidence of a crime 2 as the...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 24th December 2008, 12:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,874
Posted By quietman
I have been in contact with the gentleman...

I have been in contact with the gentleman concerned without any detriment or problems affecting my computor. The reason he seems to like e-mails is his messages (about things maritime) are very long...
Forum: Colliers 15th December 2008, 10:29
Replies: 256
Views: 96,305
Posted By quietman
Our paths have probably crossed then. I joined...

Our paths have probably crossed then. I joined her in Sunderland late july 79. Left her in Blyth after falling and breaking a wrist. Can't remember any names although the cheif steward I was on with...
Forum: Colliers 8th December 2008, 11:59
Replies: 256
Views: 96,305
Posted By quietman
I visit the Tyne regularly and can assure you its...

I visit the Tyne regularly and can assure you its still a working river with plenty of traffic. Although it will never return to its heyday due to no coal and the increase in containerisation. ...
Forum: Esso Tankers 15th November 2008, 09:14
Replies: 60
Views: 25,568
Posted By quietman
Can't really say what happened to him as I...

Can't really say what happened to him as I decided tankers weren't for me and went back on the pool and general cargo ships. But you were definatly right about the groceries.
Forum: Esso Tankers 13th November 2008, 09:45
Replies: 60
Views: 25,568
Posted By quietman
Any one remenber Tannoy Tyrell the pumpman so...

Any one remenber Tannoy Tyrell the pumpman so called because of his loud voice?
Forum: Esso Tankers 22nd October 2008, 17:32
Replies: 60
Views: 25,568
Posted By quietman
Yes Jimmy was from Newcastle. I was also on the...

Yes Jimmy was from Newcastle. I was also on the Cardiff with him and once travelled back to Sunderland with him in his car when we signed off together.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th July 2008, 12:16
Replies: 22
Views: 6,995
Posted By quietman
Thanks Marconi

Thanks Marconi
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th July 2008, 11:53
Replies: 22
Views: 6,995
Posted By quietman
Can anyone advise me of where to download shipsim...

Can anyone advise me of where to download shipsim from.
Thanks in advance Derrick
Forum: Blue Funnel Line 4th July 2008, 17:20
Replies: 280
Views: 57,821
Posted By quietman
Is this the same fella I came across in the "Bay...

Is this the same fella I came across in the "Bay Boats"in the early 70's? He used to take the butt ends out of ashtrays to make fresh rollies.[=P]
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th July 2008, 12:31
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By quietman
Thanks Raymond, I'll probably try that after the...

Thanks Raymond, I'll probably try that after the weekend as I'm now starting a run of nightshifts and my brain doesn't function to well when I come off shift.
Regards Derrick
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th July 2008, 01:07
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By quietman
Unfortunatly not mate Pc went haywire and I had...

Unfortunatly not mate Pc went haywire and I had to use system recovery. Lost a few photo's but had put most on to flash drive 2 days ago so can't complain. Thanks for asking though. Keep in touch ...
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