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Search: Posts Made By: eddyw
Forum: Ship Research 4th October 2019, 00:53
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By eddyw
Could name be "Crown of Arragon" ? If so see: ...

Could name be "Crown of Arragon" ?
If so see:
http://www.clydeships.co.uk/view.php?year_built=&builder=&ref=20142&vessel=CROWN+OF+ARRAGON
...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd October 2019, 20:13
Replies: 17
Views: 4,965
Posted By eddyw
Hi mhurwicz - Re 'Three days?' Not been able...

Hi mhurwicz - Re 'Three days?'
Not been able to find a schedule for this service. The 'weekly service /3 day voyage ' reference was in a shipping summary. It may not be accurate for the period you...
Forum: Ship Research 1st October 2019, 01:10
Replies: 17
Views: 4,965
Posted By eddyw
"Warszawa" (1915, 2,487 grt) was a...

"Warszawa" (1915, 2,487 grt) was a passenger/cargo steamer operated from 1929 by the Polish-British Navigation Co. She ran a weekly service between Gdynia and London the voyage taking three days. In...
Forum: Ship Research 24th September 2019, 18:44
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By eddyw
Just seen your other post. Some details of...

Just seen your other post. Some details of "Kittiwake" ON 106018, here:...
Forum: Ship Research 24th September 2019, 00:39
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By eddyw
Info here:...

Info here: http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/lines/ben.shtml
Forum: Ship Research 24th September 2019, 00:36
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By eddyw
The number of ships named "Kittiwake" on the...

The number of ships named "Kittiwake" on the British register runs into double figures. Can you provide further details?
Forum: Ship Research 19th September 2019, 19:16
Replies: 17
Views: 1,820
Posted By eddyw
Apparently the intense competition among...

Apparently the intense competition among salvagers resulted at one point in a tug-of-war with the Dutch tugs towing from the bows and the French tugs towing in the opposite direction from the stern....
Forum: Histories 8th September 2019, 23:40
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By eddyw
Account of accident from survivor here: ...

Account of accident from survivor here:
https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/NZH18640305.2.14
According to this report mishap occurred after Lt. Dolben's whaler had left HMS Rattlesnake to...
Forum: Ship Research 6th September 2019, 17:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,273
Posted By eddyw
You could try this site, which includes details...

You could try this site, which includes details of ship movements:
http://www.convoyweb.org.uk/index.html
Forum: The Radio Room 31st August 2019, 16:53
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By eddyw
If you read the Formal Investigation Report you...

If you read the Formal Investigation Report you will see that the owners and master communicated by letter. There is no evidence that the "Mountoswald" carried radio equipment.
Forum: Ship Research 29th August 2019, 20:22
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By eddyw
"Gross tonnage" refers to total enclosed space (1...

"Gross tonnage" refers to total enclosed space (1 'ton' = 100cu ft) Underdeck tonnage likewise but below 'tonnage deck' - generally uppermost continuous deck. Cargo carrying capacity measured either...
Forum: Ship Research 25th August 2019, 17:26
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By eddyw
Some info on 1923 "Menelaus" here: ...

Some info on 1923 "Menelaus" here:
http://www.clydemaritime.co.uk/node/592
Forum: Royal Navy 24th August 2019, 21:43
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By eddyw
Likely HMS Swiftsure, Minotaur class light...

Likely HMS Swiftsure, Minotaur class light cruiser following collision with destroyer HMS Diamond during Operation Mariner, off Iceland , 1953.
Forum: Ship Research 3rd August 2019, 22:05
Replies: 16
Views: 2,660
Posted By eddyw
Basic data on "Sagitta": ...

Basic data on "Sagitta":
http://shippingandshipbuilding.uk/view.php?year_built=&builder=&ref=202505&vessel=SAGITTA
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th July 2019, 00:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,690
Posted By eddyw
Surely the difference of 17kn one way 15.5 the...

Surely the difference of 17kn one way 15.5 the other could well be due to tide, implying a flow of 0.75 kn? Speed (frequently in relation to displacement) often formed part of the specification for a...
Forum: Ship Research 20th July 2019, 16:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,925
Posted By eddyw
Hi P.N. In case you've not already seen this : ...

Hi P.N. In case you've not already seen this :
http://www.teesbuiltships.co.uk/view.php?year_built=&builder=&ref=169606&vessel=PAKEHA
Forum: Ship Research 16th July 2019, 14:54
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By eddyw
Some details here: ...

Some details here:
https://www.clydeships.co.uk/view.php?year_built=&builder=&ref=6557&vessel=CHESHIRE
Forum: Model Ships 6th July 2019, 18:29
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By eddyw
Some details and photo here: ...

Some details and photo here:
http://www.teesbuiltships.co.uk/view.php?year_built=&builder=&ref=167703&vessel=WALLSEND
Good luck with plans - shipbuilders closed down in 1926.
Lloyds Register gives...
Forum: Ship Research 1st July 2019, 16:14
Replies: 16
Views: 2,495
Posted By eddyw
There were four! "Scillonian" (1926, Ailsa),...

There were four! "Scillonian" (1926, Ailsa), "Scillonian" (1956, Thornycroft), "Scillonian III" (1977, Appledore) but also "Queen of the Isles" (1964, Charles Hill, Bristol)...
Forum: Ship Research 28th June 2019, 18:48
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By eddyw
"Perak" it appears reached Batavia where she...

"Perak" it appears reached Batavia where she seems to have been abandoned. A scratch crew was formed and later sailed her to Colombo. ...
Forum: Ship Research 17th June 2019, 17:33
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By eddyw
Is this the one? https://sailwindjammer.com/ ...

Is this the one?
https://sailwindjammer.com/
Builders archives (Danish), owners/former owners might be worth approaching?
Forum: Passenger Liners 17th June 2019, 13:03
Replies: 34
Views: 19,943
Posted By eddyw
Brief history of "Atlantis" (ex "Andes") here: ...

Brief history of "Atlantis" (ex "Andes") here:
http://www.theyard.info/ships/434.asp
Forum: Ship Research 12th June 2019, 21:42
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By eddyw
Generally items "not required on voyage" would be...

Generally items "not required on voyage" would be stored in the baggage room. Food items could be accommodated specially by arrangement. Stewards , 'hotel' and galley department staff on ED ships...
Forum: Ship Research 12th June 2019, 01:04
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By eddyw
From googling I see the team travelled on Apapa....

From googling I see the team travelled on Apapa. Dickyboy is correct, Apapa had only 6 x 4berth cabins in 3rd class. These were down on E deck right aft (with lots of vibration from propellors...
Forum: Ship Research 11th June 2019, 17:37
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By eddyw
Interesting account by Fred Thompson of...

Interesting account by Fred Thompson of Liverpool-Lagos voyage on Accra in 1952 here: (scroll down)
http://www.liverpoolships.org/accra_of_1947_elder_dempster_lines.html

You can get an idea of...
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