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Forum: Computers and The Internet 24th October 2017, 09:25
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By wharferat
Win Live mail can still be downloaded to use with...

Win Live mail can still be downloaded to use with the latest incarnations of Windows, just Google for it.
Forum: Container Vessels 22nd January 2017, 10:41
Replies: 13
Views: 4,700
Posted By wharferat
That is one rumour I can dispel. I have recently...

That is one rumour I can dispel. I have recently paid off a Maersk Triple E & the normal crewing on all Maersk's own container ships includes a Cook & Steward.

A lot of Maersk's ships when dry...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 15th September 2016, 10:25
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By wharferat
If you're using MS Edge as your browser, you can...

If you're using MS Edge as your browser, you can open the web page you're viewing in Internet Explorer as well by left clicking the 3 dots at the right-hand side (just below the X to close) & there...
Forum: The Engine Room 29th June 2014, 06:25
Replies: 4
Views: 2,148
Posted By wharferat
Just checking our on board system & a 980mm bore...

Just checking our on board system & a 980mm bore liner comes in close to $35,000.
Forum: The Bridge 8th March 2014, 10:23
Replies: 24
Views: 5,141
Posted By wharferat
(Thumb) Well said James. On more than one...

(Thumb)
Well said James. On more than one occasion I have seen messages from agents, or whoever, asking the ship to explain why when cargo work finished at xxh.20m, the ship did not depart the berth...
Forum: The Bridge 7th March 2014, 21:15
Replies: 24
Views: 5,141
Posted By wharferat
These days there is a lot of commercial pressure...

These days there is a lot of commercial pressure on getting ships off the berth as soon as possible after cargo work has finished. With the best will in the world, no one person can check that all...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th February 2014, 16:07
Replies: 17
Views: 2,898
Posted By wharferat
Warsash Maritime Academy is a marine college...

Warsash Maritime Academy is a marine college close to Southampton on the English south coast. If I remember correctly he was in charge of the ship simulation centre.
In the late 70's he was in...
Forum: Container Vessels 26th February 2014, 12:03
Replies: 6
Views: 2,331
Posted By wharferat
To add a bit more to the above, in over 30 years...

To add a bit more to the above, in over 30 years at sea I've never sailed with a mascot, or heard of one, I believe that rabies regulations & other similar forbid having them when a ship on...
Forum: Container Vessels 26th February 2014, 11:50
Replies: 8
Views: 4,742
Posted By wharferat
Adam I have a few photos in my gallery of her...

Adam
I have a few photos in my gallery of her as City of Cape Town arriving at Durban in 2005. My first trip on her was back in 1979 when she was Barcelona. The funnel was cut down to enable her to...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 26th February 2014, 11:23
Replies: 17
Views: 2,898
Posted By wharferat
He was at Warsash at some time in the 90's

He was at Warsash at some time in the 90's
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 25th June 2013, 07:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By wharferat
Mick Aston

RIP Mick Aston from Channel 4's Time Team.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23041568
Forum: Clan Line 7th April 2013, 20:23
Replies: 9
Views: 4,588
Posted By wharferat
Hi Chris, The Bonnieway & Causeway...

Hi Chris,
The Bonnieway & Causeway were bulk carriers, ownership by Isreali concerns. The manning by B & C was finished @ beginning of 1983.
The Off shore ships manning organised from...
Forum: The Engine Room 7th April 2013, 19:33
Replies: 5
Views: 1,806
Posted By wharferat
Not bad, but he does get a little confused when...

Not bad, but he does get a little confused when showing the piston parts, those illustrated are the upper parts, i.e. crowns, not the lower parts. The 12RT-Flex96C illustrated is the DU publicity pic...
Forum: Clan Line 26th March 2013, 13:28
Replies: 39
Views: 9,325
Posted By wharferat
Peter got his Old Mans job on the reefers that...

Peter got his Old Mans job on the reefers that Cayzers had the manning of from 1983. They later sold off the manning company & today it is London Ship Management.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 13th June 2012, 14:04
Replies: 2
Views: 1,725
Posted By wharferat
Just put some pics up on my flickr site of her at...

Just put some pics up on my flickr site of her at Tanjung Pelepas yesterday (13/06/12). She departed @ 14.30 LT, but not going far looking at the damage.

Link to one pic, 3 others on site....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th February 2012, 19:41
Replies: 4,191
Views: 789,672
Posted By wharferat
Just what exactly does what's happening in...

Just what exactly does what's happening in Civittavecchia to the Sharden have to do with the Costa Concordia?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 4th February 2012, 10:47
Replies: 4,191
Views: 789,672
Posted By wharferat
(Thumb)(Applause)

(Thumb)(Applause)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd February 2012, 22:28
Replies: 4,191
Views: 789,672
Posted By wharferat
Don't know if this has been mentioned already,...

Don't know if this has been mentioned already, sorry if it has.
(Night)...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 28th January 2012, 10:00
Replies: 215
Views: 66,298
Posted By wharferat
The bridge had gone by 1977, so I never had the...

The bridge had gone by 1977, so I never had the pleasure of walking underneath it from civilisation to no-mans land.
Joe Fenecks is still there, but since the death of Joe many years ago, now trades...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 27th January 2012, 22:29
Replies: 215
Views: 66,298
Posted By wharferat
As an Eng Cadet 1977 -79, the Jamie was a regular...

As an Eng Cadet 1977 -79, the Jamie was a regular watering hole in the first year, but in the second, a few of us started using the Fortescue. The Goodies was a stop on the way to the Barbican or...
Forum: Say Hello 16th January 2012, 18:56
Replies: 12
Views: 3,922
Posted By wharferat
It may be worth trying "Fenecks", of Union...

It may be worth trying "Fenecks", of Union Street, Plymouth. They used to do a fair selection of crests a few years ago, may still do.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 17th December 2011, 20:27
Replies: 20
Views: 7,770
Posted By wharferat
If you have a mobile phone with internet...

If you have a mobile phone with internet capability, you can use that instead of a dongle, just change the sim card for one that will work wherever you are. My a/c with O2 gives 500 Mb /month, so if...
Forum: The Engine Room 2nd September 2011, 10:26
Replies: 75
Views: 24,408
Posted By wharferat
CFL is correct, it's a cylinder head stud, but I...

CFL is correct, it's a cylinder head stud, but I rather doubt that it was 6 m long, it certainly doesn't look it in the video. Having had to change one on the Maersk Santana, 12RT-Flex 96c, I can...
Forum: Ship Research 13th November 2010, 10:22
Replies: 120
Views: 43,751
Posted By wharferat
Here's another contender, 41 years old & still...

Here's another contender, 41 years old & still working in July this year.
https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/258116/title/canal-trader/cat/500
Forum: Computers and The Internet 8th November 2009, 17:46
Replies: 36
Views: 5,350
Posted By wharferat
I've just used Acronis to clone my ide hard drive...

I've just used Acronis to clone my ide hard drive onto a SATA hard drive, & now use only that hard drive. After the cloning & disconnecting, everything went fine, until I did a foolish thing, & then...
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