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Search: Posts Made By: Stephen J. Card
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World Today, 11:41
Replies: 23
Views: 6,271
Posted By Stephen J. Card
New livery. Yellow hull and red funnel!

New livery. Yellow hull and red funnel!
Forum: Royal Navy Yesterday, 21:52
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Had to be good at it or the Captain would not be...

Had to be good at it or the Captain would not be happy! The pinnaces were for the captains on the larger ships and the higher the rank, the bigger the boat.

Stephen
Forum: Royal Navy Yesterday, 21:41
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Stephen J. Card
One steam pinnace still afloat! Search the...

One steam pinnace still afloat!

Search the National Maritime Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth.

You never know, they might have a small book of the vessels that were used by the RN.

Stephen
Forum: Royal Navy Yesterday, 21:28
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Ian, The boats I mentioned in the other...

Ian,

The boats I mentioned in the other post were the 'standard' boats used by RN ships. The 'whaler' is one of the most common used. All of these are basically way back from the 1800s up...
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 21:11
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Most welcome Ian. Here is General Plan of a...

Most welcome Ian.

Here is General Plan of a cutter and also a photo of a model.

Also a gig from Britannia Royal Naval College.

The rowing gigs are very common. We have six in Bermuda...
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 15:17
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The first shown is a Royal Navy 'Double Banked...

The first shown is a Royal Navy 'Double Banked Pulling CUTTER'.

The second photo shows a 'Single Banked Pulling GIG'

Careful the second photo. The GIG has a very small 'transom' above...
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 13:33
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The new name is O D Y S S E Y former Cloud...

The new name is O D Y S S E Y former Cloud 9. Sold August 2019.


Stephen
Forum: Ship Research Yesterday, 10:22
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Stephen J. Card
The easy part is the flag.... Marshal Islands...

The easy part is the flag.... Marshal Islands register.

'M'.... might even by just the name.

Stephen
Forum: Say Hello 8th August 2020, 21:49
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Stephen J. Card
That is a good start!!!! The last classic was...

That is a good start!!!! The last classic was Vistajord!

You will enjoy the SN Gallery.



Welcome on board!

Stephen
Forum: The Engine Room 6th August 2020, 23:28
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By Stephen J. Card
It was easier in the old days when the fuel was...

It was easier in the old days when the fuel was burnt in a boiler!
Forum: The Engine Room 6th August 2020, 18:42
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Good question!!!!! Would this cause a...

Good question!!!!!

Would this cause a problem with a piston, liners and every other part running with different temperatures from the other cylinders?

Would it be better to remove the...
Forum: The Bridge 2nd August 2020, 17:46
Replies: 111
Views: 19,117
Posted By Stephen J. Card
ONC, Mate HT then a month later did 2M FG and the...

ONC, Mate HT then a month later did 2M FG and the Mate FG and Class 1.

Only problem was the Fail at ONC. I didn't feel that bad. That summer 1973, the complete ONC... as in everyone, failed ONC...
Forum: The Bridge 2nd August 2020, 13:12
Replies: 72
Views: 23,555
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Naess Pioneer, 1970. Myself and John Cook, both...

Naess Pioneer, 1970. Myself and John Cook, both first trippers. The Mate put us up to work 'fixing' the bar. The ship had two dining rooms, the upper was never used. The lower was used for...
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2020, 20:03
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks Bill. Stephen

Thanks Bill.

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2020, 15:27
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Thanks. My question... why would they try to...

Thanks.

My question... why would they try to ship the sternframe in a 'passenger' vessel? The stern frame was built in parts, but even those parts must have weighed some hundreds on tons.
...
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2020, 13:56
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Ah. Thanks. OK, the GLENDUN in the photo I...

Ah. Thanks.

OK, the GLENDUN in the photo I posted is the one that carried the TITANIC sternframe? Or did the 'ABERDEEN COAST', a passenger ship, was used for taking the TITANIC sternfame?...
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2020, 11:40
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Martin, Slightly off topic.... the...

Martin,

Slightly off topic.... the sternframe from TITANIC. Built by Darlington Forge in Carlisle. Any idea which port GLENDUN might have loaded from? Workington?

Thanks.

Stephen
Forum: Ship Research 30th July 2020, 11:24
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Was GLENDUN 'rebuilt' to become ABERDEEN...

Was GLENDUN 'rebuilt' to become ABERDEEN COAST?

The ships in the photos I posted above do not even close. If GLENDUN was rebuilt with new machinery, stern, etc... was a major rebuild!
...
Forum: Ship Research 28th July 2020, 23:42
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hey Martin. A bit of success with GLENDUN. ...

Hey Martin.

A bit of success with GLENDUN. 1 photo.

ABERDEEN COAST. 2 photos, but not GLENDUN.

RAY. Lots of photos... of a submarine.

Good luck.
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 25th July 2020, 00:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Sea Dog, Your collection of maritime titles...

Sea Dog,

Your collection of maritime titles are from the 70s through to about 2015 is. Almost 50 years. No doubt, the best titles were in the 80s. Good meat and potato books.

Stephen
Forum: Say Hello 24th July 2020, 20:54
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Ahhhhhhhh! You are a 'MARINER'!!!! Copper,...

Ahhhhhhhh! You are a 'MARINER'!!!! Copper, Silver, Gold, Platinium? :-)
Forum: Say Hello 24th July 2020, 18:46
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Stephen J. Card
52 two years since China. By ship? What ship? ...

52 two years since China. By ship? What ship?

Stephen
Forum: Say Hello 24th July 2020, 18:44
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Hello EM, Welcome to Ships Nostalgia! ...

Hello EM,

Welcome to Ships Nostalgia!

Stephen
Forum: Say Hello 24th July 2020, 14:57
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Stephen J. Card
I went through the list on 'shipphotoUK' a good...

I went through the list on 'shipphotoUK' a good collection. Not one of these ships appeared on the list.

Why not try the next list. Might find something.

Stephen
Forum: The Galley 24th July 2020, 11:48
Replies: 20
Views: 4,696
Posted By Stephen J. Card
Not sure what I had typed it as. All I know was...

Not sure what I had typed it as. All I know was the girl in the photo looked Polish.
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