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Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th August 2019, 05:12
Replies: 251
Views: 62,572
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Who's the hairy fellow way in the back?

Who's the hairy fellow way in the back?
Forum: Bank Line 22nd July 2019, 05:33
Replies: 15
Views: 1,487
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Untucked shirt worked for me.

Untucked shirt worked for me.
Forum: Bank Line 16th July 2019, 05:48
Replies: 26
Views: 2,194
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Guy Fawkes would be in heaven.

Guy Fawkes would be in heaven.
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd June 2019, 05:41
Replies: 23
Views: 1,472
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
You can look at current solar/geomagnetic...

You can look at current solar/geomagnetic conditions at www.solen.info/solar and http://spaceweather.com
Forum: The Engine Room 9th May 2019, 05:20
Replies: 16
Views: 2,092
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Every time I visited an ER on a US steamship,...

Every time I visited an ER on a US steamship, there would be at least one paperback book by the boiler, and a chair.
Forum: The Engine Room 24th April 2019, 05:37
Replies: 16
Views: 2,092
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Americans got to see that outside Tijuana, but I...

Americans got to see that outside Tijuana, but I think it's been discontinued.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 13th April 2019, 05:23
Replies: 75
Views: 7,437
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
There was shortwave radio, R/Os (active and...

There was shortwave radio, R/Os (active and retired) would exchange stories, but the internet really opened up the world for communicating.
Forum: Elder Dempster 12th March 2019, 05:40
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Bob, there was way too much Mr. Ed.

Bob, there was way too much Mr. Ed.
Forum: Elder Dempster 11th March 2019, 05:53
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
There was a chimp on US TV in the 1960s by the...

There was a chimp on US TV in the 1960s by the name of Mister Moke.
Forum: The Galley 3rd March 2019, 05:53
Replies: 23
Views: 6,620
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Just wondering if there were canned foods in the...

Just wondering if there were canned foods in the forward superstructure for times like that? Biscuits at least?
Forum: Tramp Steamers 10th February 2019, 05:20
Replies: 36
Views: 3,022
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
I always puzzled over what kind of wood they used...

I always puzzled over what kind of wood they used for those new wheelhouses, they looked to be made of teak or mahogany.
Forum: The Bridge 31st January 2019, 05:44
Replies: 26
Views: 2,701
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Down under? All we can be sure of is that the...

Down under? All we can be sure of is that the positive end will be negative, and vise-versa, and I have no idea which is which right now.
Forum: The Bridge 26th January 2019, 05:35
Replies: 26
Views: 2,701
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Neanderthals were supposedly still in Europe...

Neanderthals were supposedly still in Europe 30,000 years ago, but many may still exist here in the USA.
Forum: Bank Line 26th January 2019, 05:31
Replies: 30
Views: 4,532
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
I remember some British ships had crews from...

I remember some British ships had crews from Mao's China, Silver Line was one. The mess rooms were festooned with political posters.
Forum: The Bridge 14th January 2019, 05:38
Replies: 26
Views: 2,701
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Looks like it's almost where the North Pole is.

Looks like it's almost where the North Pole is.
Forum: J & J Denholm 4th January 2019, 05:31
Replies: 181
Views: 38,219
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
The Iranian revolution was 1979, unless you're...

The Iranian revolution was 1979, unless you're talking about the one in 1953.
Forum: J & J Denholm 3rd January 2019, 05:38
Replies: 181
Views: 38,219
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Would you have been on the Scotstoun in 1971-1972?

Would you have been on the Scotstoun in 1971-1972?
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd December 2018, 05:41
Replies: 144
Views: 31,007
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Is daht so?

Is daht so?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th December 2018, 05:35
Replies: 762
Views: 140,506
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Can you quote what he said to you?

Can you quote what he said to you?
Forum: The Radio Room 27th August 2018, 05:27
Replies: 77
Views: 10,386
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
As I recall, this is what happened in 1977, that...

As I recall, this is what happened in 1977, that brought a good one.
Forum: The Radio Room 26th July 2018, 06:09
Replies: 77
Views: 10,386
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
Just as well, it's too hot here to even go out at...

Just as well, it's too hot here to even go out at night.
Forum: Ship Research 11th July 2018, 05:20
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
That's the funnel of Quaker Line, which I think...

That's the funnel of Quaker Line, which I think was absorbed by States Line. I think this ship is the Oregon of the early-mid 1950s, there is a photo of her in Vancouver (BC) by Walter Frost that...
Forum: The Radio Room 29th June 2018, 16:12
Replies: 77
Views: 10,386
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
That seems to be the consensus, but we've had...

That seems to be the consensus, but we've had surprises in the past. Cycle 21, which began in 1976, was expected to be lower than the mild one before it, but turned out to be a strong one. If Cycle...
Forum: The Radio Room 29th June 2018, 05:42
Replies: 77
Views: 10,386
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
By the way, the first signs of the next solar...

By the way, the first signs of the next solar cycle (#25) have begun to appear. New regions of reverse polarity, not yet forming as countable sun spots, have started appearing on the sun, and we...
Forum: Other Companies/Ships 14th April 2018, 06:30
Replies: 79
Views: 17,505
Posted By tunatownshipwreck
If you were on the Lutetian in 1971 during the...

If you were on the Lutetian in 1971 during the west coast longshoremen's strike and docked in Astoria, we may have met. Steve was a cadet on board at that time.
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