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Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World Today, 10:08
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Varley
To know the cause too and to consider its...

To know the cause too and to consider its prevention might be a comfort to the bereaved. To get some good out of bad.
Forum: The Engine Room Today, 00:38
Replies: 117
Views: 27,188
Posted By Varley
Surely the choice is simple. Sacrifice efficiency...

Surely the choice is simple. Sacrifice efficiency and keep the uptake above (around) 145 C and consume more fuel or rip all you can from the fuel and consume economisers.
Forum: The Radio Room Today, 00:28
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Varley
Perhaps those Western dialectical tones would be...

Perhaps those Western dialectical tones would be muted in a Morse version?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th May 2020, 10:15
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Varley
Sorry to hear it. Not sure about taking risks for...

Sorry to hear it. Not sure about taking risks for 'just' a body 'though.
Forum: The Radio Room 30th May 2020, 10:07
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Varley
The pot is yours!

The pot is yours!
Forum: The Radio Room 29th May 2020, 13:30
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Varley
I am not sure I could disagree convincingly....

I am not sure I could disagree convincingly. Mine's Lisinopril and Bendroflumethiazide.
Forum: The Radio Room 29th May 2020, 00:08
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Varley
You mustn't be jealous E-S, I am sure there must...

You mustn't be jealous E-S, I am sure there must be a page for V2M9s.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 28th May 2020, 09:00
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By Varley
I am not so sure YM. I consider the ideal...

I am not so sure YM. I consider the ideal yardstick of Covid-19 physical distancing to be the bargepole.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th May 2020, 23:27
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Varley
A desperate and ghastly thing, Derek. My...

A desperate and ghastly thing, Derek. My condolences. Just perhaps not for all six.
Forum: The Radio Room 27th May 2020, 18:28
Replies: 61
Views: 4,937
Posted By Varley
Not "Blazing Saddles"?

Not "Blazing Saddles"?
Forum: The Radio Room 26th May 2020, 18:54
Replies: 61
Views: 4,937
Posted By Varley
Painting on a trapeze without safety harness....

Painting on a trapeze without safety harness. Grabs aerial leadout. I leave the final scene to your imagination.
Forum: Say Hello 19th May 2020, 14:47
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Varley
I can help with three electric models. One...

I can help with three electric models. One Evershed and Vignolles 1959 RN style seller states from HMS Devonshire based around their Type M servo meotor and a later RN model selsyn based (engine room...
Forum: The Engine Room 17th May 2020, 10:28
Replies: 34
Views: 2,003
Posted By Varley
I think that makes you rather more BV than Morar!

I think that makes you rather more BV than Morar!
Forum: The Radio Room 17th May 2020, 10:24
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By Varley
It was sad to see it (in those few I attended as...

It was sad to see it (in those few I attended as Harry Guilder's hand holder while whiling away a month helping out at East Ham) that one or two of those bad examples flew a red duster. However the...
Forum: The Engine Room 16th May 2020, 23:54
Replies: 34
Views: 2,003
Posted By Varley
Indeed (see #12...

Indeed (see #12 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=12) ) but I wish she hadn't been!

(Not quite before me just before boiler suited me)
Forum: The Engine Room 16th May 2020, 00:01
Replies: 45
Views: 2,162
Posted By Varley
An investment. Look at some of the asking prices...

An investment. Look at some of the asking prices are for single (genuine) therefore inoperable units. Not to mention ridiculous prices for replicas. What I can't understand is that I could afford the...
Forum: Say Hello 15th May 2020, 23:52
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Varley
John, Very pleased to hear of Frank. Please send...

John, Very pleased to hear of Frank. Please send him my regards when next you communicate. David V
Forum: The Engine Room 15th May 2020, 11:02
Replies: 45
Views: 2,162
Posted By Varley
A pair of military ones (working. A shot of my...

A pair of military ones (working. A shot of my playroom) by Evershed and Vignolles (as in the developers of the megger). They also produced a stoking indicator (Kilroy's) that indicated which furnace...
Forum: The Radio Room 15th May 2020, 10:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,219
Posted By Varley
Stonehaven/GYXD. Radio Room Port fwd. Main...

Stonehaven/GYXD.

Radio Room Port fwd. Main to Port Samson post. Reserve to Stbd.
Forum: The Engine Room 15th May 2020, 00:07
Replies: 45
Views: 2,162
Posted By Varley
Generators telegraph? My my. Them Cunard deckies...

Generators telegraph? My my. Them Cunard deckies must have had a rare appreciation of spinning reserve.
Forum: The Engine Room 14th May 2020, 11:50
Replies: 45
Views: 2,162
Posted By Varley
Only an idle deckie would think of ringing down...

Only an idle deckie would think of ringing down for a plumber to close the wheelhouse door! Or an idle approver of drawings that would allow it to be done by telegraph.
Forum: The Engine Room 13th May 2020, 10:09
Replies: 45
Views: 2,162
Posted By Varley
Watertight ones?

Watertight ones?
Forum: The Engine Room 12th May 2020, 00:10
Replies: 34
Views: 2,003
Posted By Varley
Bob or Alan, Stephen? Alan went to either...

Bob or Alan, Stephen?

Alan went to either Northern Marine or Northern Coasters (much the same depending on how much the ships was valued at the time). A great Chief.

I am sure I sailed with...
Forum: The Engine Room 11th May 2020, 10:26
Replies: 34
Views: 2,003
Posted By Varley
The SeaTrain Euro and Asia class. Former fitted...

The SeaTrain Euro and Asia class. Former fitted with Pratt and Whitney FT4A (707 Aero derivative) and the latter built ready for the FT4C (fan-jet, not sure if a la Jumbo or some other. Fan omitted...
Forum: The Bridge 7th May 2020, 23:54
Replies: 34
Views: 1,861
Posted By Varley
Tell me you had a 'fridge, Roddie. A well kept...

Tell me you had a 'fridge, Roddie. A well kept one at that!
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