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Search: Posts Made By: Duncan112
Forum: Ben Line 17th June 2019, 19:18
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Duncan112
OCL's Baby Bays had the flume tank system,...

OCL's Baby Bays had the flume tank system, seemingly it was unsuccessful and the tanks were void spaces, inspected annually. IIRC there were two variables to take into account when deciding how full...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 12th June 2019, 12:44
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Duncan112
From photographs on the net I suspect that it was...

From photographs on the net I suspect that it was off Whale Island, close to where HMS Bristol is now
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 12th June 2019, 11:34
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Duncan112
It may refer to the buoy that HMS Rame Head was...

It may refer to the buoy that HMS Rame Head was secured to in Portsmouth Harbour for many years?
Forum: The Bridge 6th June 2019, 12:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By Duncan112
I think it might be a P6 type, see here...

I think it might be a P6 type, see here http://www.compassmuseum.com/aero/aero.htm#AM
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd June 2019, 21:21
Replies: 33
Views: 2,571
Posted By Duncan112
This is what you need !!...

This is what you need !! https://triclad.com/product/ saw it used in the restoration of a J Class racer (Valsheda?) at, I think, Campers around 1998, comes in strips, you can weld the steel side to...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th May 2019, 15:29
Replies: 345
Views: 86,888
Posted By Duncan112
That was the place where the 3/E received some,...

That was the place where the 3/E received some, shall we say, oral gratification under the table. The Chief Engineer who was universally detested had invited himself along and the following day was...
Forum: The Bridge 28th May 2019, 14:29
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By Duncan112
I wonder how many of today's mariners, bred in...

I wonder how many of today's mariners, bred in enclosed wheelhouses would be able to emulate that feat? Not forgetting that you brought her safely to port with similar lack of equipment.

Of...
Forum: The Engine Room 24th May 2019, 05:39
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Duncan112
This site was mentioned on a yachting forum, no...

This site was mentioned on a yachting forum, no idea if it's still going though http://www.coventryvictor.free-online.co.uk/index.html
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th May 2019, 08:47
Replies: 33
Views: 2,695
Posted By Duncan112
Be interesting to see if they shared a car and...

Be interesting to see if they shared a car and each claimed individual mileage?

FWIW my thoughts on it are (posted by me on a fb group):

Without wishing to defend misuse of Government assets...
Forum: Ben Line 14th May 2019, 09:39
Replies: 27
Views: 2,588
Posted By Duncan112
There was a Jimmy Lough that was a superintendent...

There was a Jimmy Lough that was a superintendent with CNCo, don't know if it was the same man, I believe he has crossed The Bar.
Forum: The Radio Room 13th April 2019, 07:54
Replies: 345
Views: 86,888
Posted By Duncan112
That sets the memories tingling, I was first in...

That sets the memories tingling, I was first in South Shields 1984 for Phase III Engineer Cadet.

La Strada was another place of ill repute, The Chelsea Cat (Got slung out for Po-going (Being a...
Forum: Bank Line 12th April 2019, 22:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,230
Posted By Duncan112
I like the idea of the new section on unusual...

I like the idea of the new section on unusual careers, one thing about most seamen is that they are survivors. I recently re-established contact after 30 odd years with some fellow cadets, we have...
Forum: The Radio Room 12th April 2019, 21:43
Replies: 345
Views: 86,888
Posted By Duncan112
The bar outside Readhead's might have been Tyne...

The bar outside Readhead's might have been Tyne Dock

The bar on the beach was "The Shoreline" an interesting (!!!) place, seem to remember Thursday nights was "Ruperts" under the amusement arcade...
Forum: Say Hello 8th April 2019, 09:49
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By Duncan112
Hi, My certificates were issued by SCOTEC,...

Hi,

My certificates were issued by SCOTEC, this link may help https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/212.html

Note that they were issued by English colleges also

Good luck
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd April 2019, 08:46
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Duncan112
These two may give some guidance, but it was not...

These two may give some guidance, but it was not all about fuel cost, reduction in Engine Room Manning and increased cargo space also played a part in the economics. I think some of the older copies...
Forum: The Engine Room 1st April 2019, 12:01
Replies: 55
Views: 4,962
Posted By Duncan112
Thank you David, a very astute observation...

Thank you David, a very astute observation "complication disguised as sophistication" much evident in mobile phones of today, abetted by continual revisions of MS products that are especially...
Forum: The Engine Room 1st April 2019, 10:43
Replies: 55
Views: 4,962
Posted By Duncan112
Indeed David, a proper "Dry Sump" system, there...

Indeed David, a proper "Dry Sump" system, there still appear a lot of unanswered (or even unaddressed) questions.

It would be interesting to see the makers recommendations for delay timings and...
Forum: The Engine Room 28th March 2019, 15:30
Replies: 55
Views: 4,962
Posted By Duncan112
I am wondering if oil levels were being kept low...

I am wondering if oil levels were being kept low because of a contamination problem necessitating frequent changes (Blow past or fuel contamination, particularly if MGO was being used for SO2...
Forum: Elder Dempster 23rd March 2019, 12:09
Replies: 19
Views: 1,366
Posted By Duncan112
Sailed with a Second Mate in Bank Line who...

Sailed with a Second Mate in Bank Line who related the tale that when he was getting ready to do Mates was asked to do a coastal. Knowing fine well that he stood a fair chance of being "Shanghaied"...
Forum: BP Shipping 21st March 2019, 20:42
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Duncan112
Did you know Geoff Bean? He spent time there with...

Did you know Geoff Bean? He spent time there with BP? Don't know what year though (Late '70's maybe)
Forum: The Engine Room 8th March 2019, 10:53
Replies: 27
Views: 2,418
Posted By Duncan112
Unfortunately, yes on P&OCL's MAN KZs, if you put...

Unfortunately, yes on P&OCL's MAN KZs, if you put too much in the header tank at once, it boiled over, but a handful of Epsom Salts sorted it. One voyage the "Horses Head" that carried the coolant...
Forum: The Engine Room 7th March 2019, 10:21
Replies: 27
Views: 2,418
Posted By Duncan112
Was the yellow stuff not Potassium Chromate? IIRC...

Was the yellow stuff not Potassium Chromate? IIRC you were not meant to use it in systems with a jacket evaporator for potable water as it was poisonous. I only used Nitrate based ones, but the...
Forum: Bank Line 3rd March 2019, 19:04
Replies: 23
Views: 2,346
Posted By Duncan112
If you do propose him, let me know and I'll...

If you do propose him, let me know and I'll submit one also
Forum: Bank Line 1st March 2019, 15:44
Replies: 23
Views: 2,346
Posted By Duncan112
Reading the guidance it would appear that you...

Reading the guidance it would appear that you propose a person and then find the building so if Lord Inverforth is acceptable then the discussion starts about where.
Forum: Bank Line 1st March 2019, 15:18
Replies: 23
Views: 2,346
Posted By Duncan112
Just had a look on the English Heritage Website,...

Just had a look on the English Heritage Website, and whilst Lord Inverforth would meet the criteria it would appear that he would fall foul of the "Only two plaques per building" rule
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